Black History Month originated in 1926, founded by Carter G. Woodson and was created to celebrate achievements, births, important timelines, events and to remember those we lost.
1. Fats Domino
1928: Fats Domino was born on this day. He is a singer, songwriter, pianist, composer, inductee into the Rock/Roll Hall of Fame and recipient of the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award and the National Medal of Arts. (Retna)