Satchel Paige Inducted Into Baseball Hall of Fame
1971 – Satchel Paige inducted to Baseball Hall of Fame
Baseball Hall of Fame inducts Leroy “Satchel” Paige.
1952 – Invisible Man wins award
Author Ralph Ellison’s novel Invisible Man wins the National Book Award
1944 Novelist Alice Walker was born in Eatonton, Georgia.
1995 – Bernard Harris, astronaut
Bernard Harris, African-American astronaut, takes space walk.