According to the Huntsville Urban Network website: "In 1770, Crispus Attucks, whose father was African and mother was a Nantucket Indian,
became the first casualty of the American Revolution when he was shot and killed in
what became known as the Boston Massacre."
[SIDEBAR: I got today's Black history fact posted before today became tomorrow. Lol. It's been a busy day. I'm a little later than usual, but still on time :)]