Profession: First Black Supreme Court Justice
Why Famous: He was the first African-American justice of the Supreme Court.
- 1930-09-04 Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall (21) weds Vivien Burey at First African Baptist Church in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
- 1955-12-17 Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall (47) weds Cecilia Suyat
- 1967-06-13 Thurgood Marshall nominated as 1st black Supreme Court justice
- 1967-08-30 US Senate confirm Thurgood Marshall as 1st black justice
- 1967-10-02 Thurgood Marshall sworn in as 1st black Supreme Court Justice