1941 – Born on August 1st in Washington, D.C. American lawyer and Democatic politician.
1962 – He served the U.S. Army.
– Ron Brown conquered Middlebury College in Vermont, a largely white school where he earned a degree in political science.
1989 – He was the chairman of the Democratic National Committee.
1993 – He was the U.S. Commerce Secretary.
1996 – Died from a plane crash on April 3rd near Dubrovnik, Croatia.
– Recipient of the National Medal of Technology.