February 25, 1870 in History

Event:

Hiram Rhodes Revels, is sworn in as 1st black member of Congress, Senator-R-Mississippi 1870 - 1871





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1987 Michael Jordan, scores Chicago Bulls record 58 points in a game
1987 U.S. Supreme Court upholds affirmative action, 5-4
1919 League of Nations set up by Paris Treaty
1879 Congress passed 1st Timberland Protection Act
1862 Paper currency introduced in U.S. by President Abraham Lincoln
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