13 November 2016

Bus Segregation Ended

13 November 1956 



On this date in 1956 - The U.S. Supreme Court struck down laws requiring racial segregation on public buses.

Other Years:

  • 1977 - The comic strip "Li'l Abner" by Al Capp appeared in newspapers for the last time.
  • 1982 - The Vietnam Veterans Memorial was dedicated in Washington, DC. 
  • 1995 - Greg Maddox of the Atlanta Braves became the first major league pitcher to win four consecutive Cy Young Awards.
  • 1998 - Monica Lewinsky signed a deal with St. Martin's Press for the North American rights to her story about her affair with U.S. President Bill Clinton. 

Read: Why Know Southern History?




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