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On May 26, 1949, actress Pam Grier was born in Winston-Salem.

On May 16, 1804, Salem Academy opened the doors of its new dormitory, South Hall, to students and officially transitioned from a day school to a boarding school.

On April 6, 1959, pioneering photographer Bayard Wootten died in New Bern.

On March 4, 1861, successful African American dressmaker Elizabeth Keckley met soon-to-be First Lady Mary Todd Lincoln for the first time at the Willard Hotel in Washington, D.C.