#TodayInHistory: Drop Those Locs; Be Bald and Free!

#TodayInHistory: Drop Those Locs; Be Bald and Free!

Yvonne Williams

A brief look at the highlights this day October 14:

1928 – The first televised wedding took place in Des Plains, IL. James Fowlkes and Cora Dennison were married in a radio studio.

1968 – First Live Telecast From Space: The first live telecast from a manned U.S. spacecraft using a Black and white camera is transmitted from Apollo 7 back to earth.

2014 – A second Dallas nurse, Amber Vinson, is diagnosed with Ebola a day after flying from Cleveland to Dallas; the Centers for Disease Control gave her approval to fly despite her symptoms.

2014-  Facebook and Apple offer to pay the costs of freezing the eggs of female employees covered by the companies’ insurance plans; the companies see the offering as a way to help women focus on their careers if they wish to delay motherhood

Be Bald and Be Free Day – The day is a celebration of the naked crown, Be Bald and Be Free Day recognizes the beauty of baring the scalp.

A sneak peek into the past on this day October 14.

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