Famous Veterans Birthdays – January 31st

Birthdays Today (January 31st): (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Born January 31, 1919: Jackie Robinson – First Black Major League Baseball Player – (Army 1942-1944) – Died: October 24, 1972 Details regarding Jackie Robinson’s Military Career (source: Wikipedia): In 1942, Robinson was drafted and assigned to a segregated Army cavalry unit in Fort Riley, Kansas. Having the requisite qualifications, Robinson… Read more