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This Day in Our History

Posted by joyinhome on February 2, 2010

Attention class…

Yesterday was the first day of “Black History Month.” Everyday this month, a little-known fact about history made on this date will be featured.

February 2

1915 – Biologist Ernest E. Just receives the Spingarn medal for his pioneering in cell division and fertilization.
1897 – Alfred L. Cralle invented the ice cream scooper, patent #576,395
1862 – D.C. abolishes enslavement.
1839 – Inventor Edmond Berger patented the spark plug.

Stay tuned for more history factoids.

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One Response to “This Day in Our History”

  1. Maya said

    This is great, I love Black History! Keep em comin!

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