11-07-1978

Harvey Milk

Gay activist HARVEY MILK, also known as “Mayor of Castro Street,” was elected on this date to the San Francisco board of supervisors. Milk was sworn in the following January and eleven months later he and Mayor George Moscone were murdered in City Hall by Supervisor Dan White. Milk became a Gay martyr.  http://www.youtube.com/watchv=Pvfexvihri8&feature=player_embedded