Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
1919/01/31 Jack Roosevelt Robinson is born to Mallie and Jerry Robinson, sharecroppers, in Cairo, Georgia. Born
1947/04/00 Jackie Robinson, a resident living on the 11th floor, receives the phone call from the Brooklyn Dodgers that he is about to become the first African American player in Major League Baseball. Work Hotel McAlpin
1947/04/15 At age 28, Jackie Robinson makes his Major League Baseball debut at Ebbets Field (razed) in the Flatbush section of Brooklyn, New York. A crowd of 26,623 spectators, more than 14,000 of whom are black, watch the game. Work
1949/00/00 Jackie Robinson home, 1947-1949 Home John Roosevelt 'Jackie' Robinson House New York City
1963/08/28 Jackie Robinson and his son David are interviewed during the March on Washington. Protester Lincoln Memorial Washington, DC March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom
1972/10/24 Jackie Robinson dies of a heart attack at his home on 95 Cascade Road in North Stamford, Connecticut. Died
1972/10/27 About 2,500 mourners attend Jackie Robinson's funeral service at Riverside Church in NYC. Robinson is buried at Cypress Hills Cemetery in New York City. In Memoriam Riverside Church, NYC New York City
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