This Day in Black History: Dec. 27, 1941

Dr. Charles Drew establishes a blood bank in New York City.

Posted: 12/27/2011 12:30 AM EST
In 1941, Dr. Charles Drew establishes a blood bank in NYC.

In 1941, Dr. Charles Drew, a pioneer in blood plasma research, establishes a blood bank in New York City. Also on this day in 1956, segregation is outlawed on buses in Tallahassee, Florida.

 

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