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Medgar Evers

Timeline created by BConquest in Biography
Event Date: Event Title: Event Description:
Images Medgar Evers is born Medgar Wiley Evers was born on July 2, 1925 in Decatur, Mississippi to Jesse and James Evers.
Images Medgar Evers in the Army In 1943 Medgar Evers was inducted into the military along with his older brother Charles Evers
Unknown Medgar Evers is discharged Medgar Evers was dsicharged from the military in 1945 as a sergeant
Images Medgar Evers is enrolled at Alcorn College Medgar Evers enrolled at Alcorn College (now Alcorn State University) in 1948 and would major in business association
Timeline Medgar Evers marries classmate Myrlie Beasley Medgar Evers marries his college classmate and they go on to have three children together
Unknown Medgar Evers applies to the University of Mississippi Medgar Evers attempts to apply to the University of Mississippi Law School, but is denied
Images Medgar Evers is appointed field secretary of the NAACP in Mississippi After the attempt to intergrate the University of Mississippi failed the NAACP suggested that Evers become the field secretary of the NAACP in Mississippi
Unknown Medgar Evers is threatened continuously Medgar Evers received many threats and was constantly attcked and had a gas bomb thrown into the carport of his house
250px 9ee2 Medgar Evers is assassinated On June 12, 1963 Medgar Evers was unloading his car in his driveway when a Klan member named Byron De La Beckwith shot him in the back of the head with an Enfield 1917 rifle.