This Week in Black History July 12, 1937

7/12/2013, 1:47 p.m.
Legendary actor, comedian Bill Cosby

July 12, 1937: Actor, comedian and political activist William “Bill” Cosby is born on this day in Philadelphia. Cosby would rise from nightclub comedian to film actor and star of the hit NBC sitcom “The Cosby Show” from 1984 to 1992.