March 1st in Black History:
1864: Rebecca Lee was awarded a Medical Degree
1927: Legendary performer & activist Harry Belafonte was born.
1949: Joe Louis announced that he was retiring.
1990: Janet Jackson began her 1st concert tour
1994: Leonard S. Coleman, Jr. was elected president of the National Baseball League.
1999: After winning 32 Emmys and a Lifetime Achievement Award, Oprah took herself out of the running for best talk show host.
2002: Shauntay Hinton was crowned Miss USA
2006: Johnny Jackson, Drummer for the Jackson 5 passed away.