Browse or search our African American History timeline. Events on the timeline include key moments in specific HistoryMaker's lives as well as important historical dates.

March 13, 2009
| Anne Brown Passed Away

Classical singer Anne Brown passed away on this date at the age of 96.


March 13, 1965
| "Bloody Sunday" Called an American Tragedy

President Lyndon B. Johnson calls the incident in Selma, "Bloody Sunday", an American tragedy. He stated, ". . .It is wrong to deny any person full equality because of the color of his skin."


March 13, 1962
| Terence Blanchard is Born

Trumpet player and music composer Terence Blanchard was born on this date in New Orleans, Louisiana.


March 13, 1949
| La Donna Tittle is Born

Radio personality La Donna Tittle was born on this date in Chicago, Illinois.


March 13, 1904
| Irma Josephine Barber is Born

City government employee and seamstress Irma Josephine Barber was born on this date in New Orleans, Louisiana.