Happy Founder’s Day To The Ladies of Sigma Gamma Rho ΣΓΡ
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1922 Seven black women: Mary Lou Allison Little, Dorothy Hanley Whiteside, Vivian White Marbury, Nannie Mae Gahn Johnson, Hattie Mae Dublin Redford, Bessie M. Downey and Cubene McClure. Indianopolis, Indiana founded Sigma Gamma Rho sorority based on a desire to raise the standards of teachers in normal and other schools. The Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority ΣΓΡ is founded on the campus of Butler University in Indianapolis, Indiana.
1977 New Orleans elects 1st black mayor, Ernest “Dutch” Morial
1933 1st Sunday football game in Philadelphia (previously illegal)
1933 1st known photo of so-called Loch Ness monster is taken by Hugh Gray
1973 The Universal Zulu Nation was formed
1991 2pac released his debut solo album 2pacalypse Now
1991 Tim Dog releases his debut album “Penicillin on Wax”
1994 Wilma Rudolph, African american olympian (3 Olympic gold 100/200/4x100m 1960), dies of brain cancer at 54
1996 Lil’ Kim released her debut album Hard Core
1996 Eminem debut solo album
2000, Destiny’s Child started an eleven week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with their 3rd studio album ‘Independent Women Part 1., Survivor, from the soundtrack film Charlie’s Angels
2002 Jay-Z releases 7th album “The Blueprint 2: The gift & The curse
2002 The city of Atlanta declared this day as TLC day to remember Lisa ‘Left Eye’ Lopes who was killed on April 26, 2002 in a car crash at age 30.