|Storming Fort Wagner. Color lithograph, July 5, 1890. Published by Kurz & Allison, Chicago.|
Sergeant Moses Williams (October 10, 1845 - August 23, 1899), a member of the 9th Cavalry (Buffalo Soldiers), was awarded the Medal of Honor for bravery against the Chiracahua Apaches in the foothills of the Cuchillo Negro Mountains during the New Mexico Apache Wars in August 1881. He later served as Ordinance Sergeant at Fort Buford, North Dakota, and Fort Stevens, Oregon.
Dr Dorothy Celeste Boulding Ferebee (October 10, 1898 - September 14, 1980) was a graduate of Simmons College and Tufts Medical School. She founded the Southeast Neighborhood House in Washington DC, was the first medical director of the Mississippi Health Project, and served as Director of Health Services at Howard University for 20 years. She was also president of Alpha Kappa Alpha and of the National Council of Negro Women, and Vice President of Girl Scouts of America.
Frederick D. Patterson (October 10, 1901 - April 26 1988) was the third president of Tuskegee Institute (1935-1953) and the founder of the United Negro College Fund (1944). He began graduate programs at Tuskegee and worked with the Army Air Force to develop training for the pilots who became known as the Tuskegee Airmen. Dr. Patterson later was president of the Phelps-Stokes fund and founded the nonprofit Robert R. Moton Memorial Institute.
Kenule (Ken) Beeson Saro Wiwa (Oct. 10, 1941 – Nov. 10, 1995) was a Nigerian writer, television producer, environmental activist and member of the Ogoni people whose Niger Delta homeland has been targeted and exploited by Shell, Chevron and other oil corporations since the 1950s, suffering extreme environmental pollution and terrorist violence to keep the oil flowing. At the peak of his non-violent campaign, Saro Wiwa was sentenced to death by a special military tribunal funded by Shell in 1995.
On October 10, 1935, Porgy and Bess debuted on Broadway at the Alvin Theater. The title roles were played by Todd Duncan and Anne Brown, with vaudeville artist John W. Bubbles as Sportin' Life and Ruby Elzy as Serena. It ran for 124 performances, follwed by a tour of Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Chicago, and Washington D.C.
|October 10, 1921. Charleston (vicinity), West Virginia. Alice Curtis and some of her poultry.|
Photograph by Lewis Wickes Hine.
|B.B. King at Agrodome, October 10, 1969|
|October 10, 2013 "The President is literally framed through the arm of Chief of Staff Denis McDonough|
during a meeting in the Oval Office." (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)
|Two More Bombings in Birmingham, Alabama - Jet Magazine, October 10, 196|
|Picture Seen Around the World Changed Boy's Dropout Plan - Jet Magazine, October 10, 1963|
|Florence Griffith Joyner, Jackie Joyner-Kersee - Sports Illustrated, October 10, 1988|