February 3, 1948 Laura Wheeler Waring, educator and painter, died. Waring was born May 16, 1887 in Hartford, Connecticut. She graduated from the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. After graduating, she founded and taught in the art and music departments at the State Normal School at Cheyney (Cheyney University) for 30 years.
February 3, 1969 Eduardo Chivambo Mondlane, former President of the Mozambican Liberation Front (FRELIMO), was assassinated. Mondlane was born June 20, 1920 in Portuguese East Africa. In 1953, Mondlane earned a bachelor’s degree in anthropology and sociology from Oberlin College and later a doctorate in sociology from Northwestern University. After graduation, he became a United [...]
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