Singer/songwriter Vesta Williams was born on Dec. 1, 1957.
A national holiday is declared in honor of Martin Luther King Jr.
WGPR, the nation's first Black-operated television station, went on air on Sept. 29, 1975.
Jazz great Miles Davis dies at age 65 on Sept. 28, 1991.
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The Watts riots began on Aug. 11, 1965.