Barney and Betty Hill
From the African-American Registry:
Barney Hill was born on this date in 1922. He was an African-American man who, with his wife, were the first persons reportedly abducted by a UFO.
Hill was born in Newport News, VA, the youngest of four children whose father was a shipyard worker. After the family moved to Philadelphia, Hill graduated from high school, attended Temple University, and enlisted in the Army. He was employed as a postal worker. He married Ruby Horn and they had two children. He later divorced and was remarried, to Betty Hill, white woman. The Hills moved to her hometown of Portsmouth, N.H..