1869 – Mahatma Ghandi Born
Ghandi was born in Porbander, which is along the Northwest coast of India. The video is of a rare interview with Ghandi pre-independence. The title refers to it as the First Indian Talking Movie, which is ironic since today more movies are produced by Bollywood than Hollywood.
1967 – Thurgood Marshall Sworn In as First Black Justice
Marshall already was a legal legend before entering the Supreme Court having argued Brown v. Board of Education.
1980 – Larry Holmes Takes Ali’s Crown
It a battle between two of the greatest boxers of that era, Holmes won a TKO against an aging Ali. This would be Ali’s next to last fight.Holmes ultimately had twenty successful title defenses, second only to Joe Louis’ twenty-five.