This Day in Black History: Oct. 18, 1926

This Day in Black History: Oct. 18, 1926

Rock legend Chuck Berry is born in San Jose, California.

Published October 18, 2011

Rock and roll icon Charles "Chuck" Edward Berry was born in San Jose, California. Berry is hailed one of the greatest innovators in rock and roll. He is most known for his hits Johnny B. Good and Roll Over Beethoven.

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Written by Britt Middleton

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