Biography: First African American actress to win an Oscar for her role as Mammy in "Gone With The Wind".
She was inducted into the Black Filmmakers Hall of Fame in 1975.
- 1911-01-11 American actress Hattie McDaniel (16) weds pianist Howard Hickman (30) in Denver, Colorado
- 1941-03-21 American Actress Hattie McDaniel (45) weds real estate salesman James Lloyd Crawford; divorced 1945
- 1949-06-11 American Actress Hattie McDaniel (54) weds interior decorator Larry Williams in Yuma, Arizona; divorced 1950
- 1940-02-29 Hattie McDaniel becomes 1st African American woman to win an Oscar for "Gone With The Wind"
- 2006-01-29 US Postal Service releases 39-cent stamp featuring Hattie McDaniel in the dress she wore in 1940 when she became the 1st African-American actress to accept an Academy Award