Marie Van Brittan Brown (October 30, 1922 - February 2, 1999) invented the home security system (patent number 3,482,03Albert Brown) The patent was granted in 1969. Brown's system had a set of 4 peep holes and a camera that could slide up and down to look at each one. Anything and everything the camera picked up would appear on a monitor, and a resident could unlatch the door by remote control.
|Nina Simone October 30, 1969 Photographs by Jack Robinson|
|Ernie Barnes (1938-2009) ~ He bequeathed books and artwork to his Alma Mater, NCCU. A tribute|
and dedication took place at NCCU's Art Museum on October 30, 2009 honoring his powerful legacy.
|October 30, 2013 -- U.S. first lady Michelle Obama joins with Sesame Street's Elmo and Rosalita for an announcement on a new initiative aimed at promoting healthier nutrition for school children in Washington. (Win McNamee, Getty Images)|
|Dr. Martin Luther King, Sr Seeks Post on School Board - Jet Magazine, October 30, 1952|
|Wilt Chamberlain of the Philadelphia Warriors became the first African American basketball player to be featured on SI's cover. He shared it with his coach, Frank McGuire, who was the first coach to make the cover. October 30, 1961.|