November 2013

Capstone October 2012 Howard University  
History Quiz

The History Quiz is back! Thank you to everyone who participated in the May quiz. Congratulations to the winners listed below, who answered the questions correctly.

  • Lorraine Fleming
  • Rev. Sylvia McDonald-Kaufman
  • Anita English
  • Marcus Haynes
  • Kristina Lance

They will receive a copy of American Grown: The Story of the White House Garden and Garden Across America, written by first lady Michelle Obama.

Now it's your turn to test your knowledge. The first five people to respond correctly to the following questions will receive a Howard University mug. Remember, both answers must be correct to qualify. Please send your response to

Name the College of Medicine alumnus who wrote the first detective novel featuring all Black characters.

Name the former chief surgeon at Freedmen’s Hospital (now known as Howard University Hospital) who performed the first successful open heart surgery in 1893.

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