Black History Facts for Today by Yenoba.com

October 16
George Washington Williams, credited as being the first black historian of major significance, was born in Pennsylvania on this date in 1849.

The Harper's Ferry Insurrection began with John Brown attacking Harper's Ferry, VA, along with 13 whites and five blacks on this date in 1859. They took arms and seized the arsenal.

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