Mahalia Jackson was born.
October 26, 1911
She got married to Isaac Hockenhull and then divorced
Ms.Jackson made her debut on the Ed Sullivan Show
Performed at Newport Jazz Festival with Duke Ellington
Appeared in the film "Imitation of Life"
Ms.Jackson sang at the March On Washington, reqeust of Dr.Martin Luther King
Mahalia Jackson published her own autobiography "Movin' On Up"
Ms.Mahalia Jackson died of a heart attack