Today is Wednesday, October 27th, the 300th day of the year. There are 65
days remaining until the end of the year and 59 days remaining until Christmas.
HOLIDAYS and OBSERVANCES Breast Cancer Awareness Month,
Adopt a Shelter Dog Month, Computer Learning Month, Cookie Month,
Domestic Violence Awareness Month, National Diabetes Month, Lupus
Awareness Month, National Vegetarian Month, National Pizza Month,
National Popcorn Popping Month, Seafood Month, Clergy Appreciation
Month, Navy Day
Jayne Kennedy, 70, model/sportscaster
Andrew Bynum, 34, basketball player
Evan Turner, 33, basketball player
Live Like Davis, 29, web star
Ruby Dee, 97, actress (d. 2014)
ON THIS DATE IN…
1891 – D. B. Downing, inventor, is awarded a patent for his street letter box.
1954 – Benjamin O. Davis Jr. becomes the first African-American general in the
United States Air Force.
1960 – Singer Ben E King records “Spanish Harlem” & “Stand By Me”.
1981 – Andrew Young, former UN Ambassador, elected mayor of Atlanta,
1992 – Don Baylor appointed 1st manager of Colorado Rockies.
Being a Scorpio born on October 27th, you are characterized by passion, ambition and an outwardly calm nature. Your friends and family sometimes struggle to understand you, as your outwardly reserved and calculated ways are slightly mysterious. They would be surprised to know that internally, you are highly motivated and passionate. When you find something you care about, you take to it with great passion. Similarly, if there is something you want to accomplish, you will do any amount of work necessary to achieve it.