National Heroes' Day is a public holiday in Jamaica observed on the third Monday in October and commemorates seven national heroes from Jamaican … [Read More...] about 21 OCT 2019 – JAMAICA’S NATIONAL HEROES’ DAY
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Burnin' is the sixth studio album by Jamaican reggae band The Wailers, released on 19 October 1973. It was written mostly by bandleader Bob Marley and … [Read More...] about 19 OCT 1973 – WAILERS’ BURNIN’ ALBUM IS RELEASED
16 October 1859, John Brown (May 9, 1800 – December 2, 1859) led a raid on the federal armory at Harpers Ferry, Virginia (today West Virginia), … [Read More...] about JOHN BROWN AND HARPERS FERRY
On the morning of 14 October 1964, Martin Luther King, sleeping in an Atlanta hospital room after checking in for a rest, was awakened by a phone call … [Read More...] about 14 OCT 1964 MLK IS AWARDED NOBEL PEACE PRIZE
100 years ago, on 14 Oct 1919, Black Nationalist and Freedom Fighter Marcus Mosiah Garvey was shot and wounded in an assassination attempt by George … [Read More...] about 100 YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF GARVEY ASSASSINATION ATTEMPT
Jamaica’s minister of culture Olivia Grange, Ras Walter Brissett, Ras Gregory Taylor and Ras Samuel Brown. More than half a century after the assault … [Read More...] about CORAL GARDEN MASSACRE REPARATIONS
Morant Bay Rebellion The Morant Bay rebellion began on 11 October 1865 with a protest march to the courthouse by hundreds of people led by preacher … [Read More...] about 11 OCTOBER 1865 – MORANT BAY REBELLION
On 7 October 1928, Lij Tafari Makonnen Woldemikael was crowned Negus (Amharic for King). Two years later, he would be crowned Negusa … [Read More...] about 07 OCT 1928 – LIJ TAFARI IS CROWNED NEGUS
On October 4th, 1975, the three original Wailers (Bob, Bunny & Peter) played their final concert together at an event with Stevie Wonder – dubbed … [Read More...] about 04 OCT 1975 LAST WAILERS CONCERT
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