This Week in Black History

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Feb. 29: 1940 – Hattie McDaniel became first Black to win an Oscar Award.

March 1: 1914 – Ralph Ellison was born.

March 2: 1962 – Wilt Chamberlain scored a record 100 points in a basketball game.

March 3: 1991 – Rodney King was beaten by several white LAPD officers.

March 4: 1877 – Garrett Morgan was born.

March 5: 1770 – Crispus Attucks was killed in the Boston Massacre.

March 6: 1957 – Ghana Independence Day.

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