Mystery Ship: November 2019

1760

Richard Allen, first black ordained by a Methodist-Episcopal church.

1819

Christopher Latham Sholes, inventor of the first practical typewriter.

1845

Quinton Hogg, English philanthropist.

1859

George Washington Gale Ferris, inventor of the Ferris Wheel.

1894

Jack Benny, comedian, radio and television performer, and violinist.

1894

Mary Lucinda Cardwell Dawson, founded the National Negro Opera Company (NNOC) and was appointed to President John F. Kennedy‘s National Committee on Music.

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