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9/1/1977 12:00:00 AM - Death of Ethel Waters

Death of Ethel Waters (80), singer and actress, in Chatsworth, California.
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9/1/1975 12:00:00 AM - Gen. Daniel James Jr.

Gen. Daniel ("Chappie") James Jr. promoted to rank of four-star general and named commander-in-chief of the North American Air Defense Command.
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9/1/1945 12:00:00 AM - On October 1, 1945, noted R&B singer and songwriter, Donny Hathaway was born in

On October 1, 1945, noted R&B singer and songwriter, Donny Hathaway was born in Chicago, Illinois. Before his death, he often teamed up with songstress, Roberta Flack, on songs such as "Where Is the Love."
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9/1/1875 12:00:00 AM - White Democrats attacked Republicans at Yazoo

White Democrats attacked Republicans at Yazoo City, Mississippi. One white and three Blacks were killed.
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9/1/1867 12:00:00 AM - The first Black person to graduate from Harvard Dental School is Robert T Freema

The first Black person to graduate from Harvard Dental School is Robert T Freeman, 1867
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