Fats Domino Born
1928 – Singer “Fats” Domino born
Singer “Fats” Domino born.
On this day, the Kentucky boxer known to all as Cassius Clay, changed his name to Muhammad Ali as he accepted Islam and rejected Christianity. “I believe in the religion of Islam. I believe in Allah and in peace…I’m not a Christian anymore.”
1933 – Actor/Comedian Godfrey Cambridge born
Godfrey Cambridge, actor and comedian born in New York.
1966 – Andrew Brimmer
Andrew Brimmer becomes the first African American governor of the Federal Reserve Board when he is appointed by President Lyndon B. Johnson