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. Brian Holland
1941: Brian Holland (center) was born on this day in Detroit, MI. He is a songwriter and record producer and best known as a member of Holland–Dozier–Holland. (Tumblr)
2. Duke Ellington & his Orchestra
1941: ‘Take the A Train’ was recorded by Duke Ellington & his orchestra.