1886 - Peter "The Black Prince" Jackson from St. Croix (presently Virgin Islands) wins the Australian heavyweight title and becomes the first Black man to win a national boxing title.
1980 - Rapper T.I. born Clifford Joseph Harris, Jr. in Atlanta, Georgia. He is known as the "King of the South" and has several hit songs including "U Don't Know Me" and "What You Know". He has also appeared in several films including "American Gangster" and the lead role in "ATL".