Black History Month – And on this day….February 22, 2019
Written by KROV News Department on February 22, 2019
And on this day in 1940 – NBA All Star Forward Chet Walker was born. And in eleven seasons he scored 18,831 points.
And on this day in 1950 – In basketball NBA All Stars Julius Irvin also known as Dr. J was born in Roosevelt, New York. His career points – 30,026 points!
And on this day in 1983 – Then Congressman Harold Washington won the primarily race and later went on the become the first black mayor of Chicago Illinois.
And on this day in 1989 – In entertainment history Bobby McFerrin won big at the 31st Grammy Awards. He was named as the best pop vocalist and his chart top single “Don’t Worry Be Happy” won the record of the year and Song of the Year.