Grapes of Wrath is a movie based of a book of the same name. It is about a family of farmers who lose their farm during the Great Depression and move to California as migrant workers to find a better life.
Native Son is published
Native Son is a book about a African American family living in Chicago while under poverty.
Attack on Pearl Harbor
Japanese aircraft attack Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. This event brings America into World War II
Aretha Franklin is born
Aretha Franklin is an American singer who won over 15 Grammy awards
Gandhi is arrested
Gandhi is arrested for his views on non-violence
Malcolm X is ordered to register for military drafting
Malcolm X is ordered to register, however officers say that he was "mentally disqualified for military service"
Rosa Parks first event on a bus
Rosa Parks is told to leave a bus, on her way out she drops her purse. She sits in a seat to pick up her purse, and the bus driver gets angry, and demands that she leaves.
Nelson Mandela is married
Nelson Mandela marries Evelyn Mase
Jackie Robinson's charges on insubordination are dropped
Barry White is born
Barry White was an infamous criminal who stole 30,000 dollars worth of Cadillac tires in the. One day when hearing Elvis Presley's "It's Now or Never", White decide to change his ways of life, and became a musician in the 60's
Bob Marley is born
Jackie Robinson signs with the Brooklyn Dodgers
Louis Armstron forms musical group
Malcolm X is arrested
Malcolm X is arrested for robbery. He stole a very expensive watch.
Jackie Robinson plays his first season game
Jackie Robinson is offically a team member of the Brooklyn Dodgers