ELLA BAKER PASSED AWAY
On December 13, 1986: Civil Rights activist Ella Baker, who worked behind-the-scenes for the NAACP, SCLC, and SNCC and whose career spanned five decades, died on her 83rd birthday in New York City.
THE ULTIMATE NYC RIDE
On December 13, 1989: Rich Temple, Phil Vanner, and Tom Murphy completed the Subway Challenge, by navigating the entire New York City subway system – all 466 stations – in under 30 hours.
BORN ON THIS DAY: NENE LEAKES
On December 13, 1968: Real Housewives of Atlanta star NeNe Leakes was born in Queens.
Featured image courtesy of The Source