CMN Almanac

Today is Saturday, January 28th, the 28th day of the year. There are 337

Marvin Sapp
Marvin Sapp

days remaining until the end of the year.

HOLIDAYS and OBSERVANCES  National Bath Safety Month,

National Blood Donor Month, National Braille Literacy Month,

National Hobby Month, Hot Tea Month, National Oatmeal Month,

National Soup Month, Fun at Work Day, National Kazoo Day


Bill White, 89, baseball player/former NL President

Anthony Hamilton
Anthony Hamilton

Michael Cage, 61, basketball player

Marvin Sapp, 56, gospel singer

Rakim, 55, rapper

Anthony Hamilton, 52, singer

Jermaine Dye, 49, baseball player

Tony Delk, 48, basketball player

Rick Ross, 47, rapper

Daunte Culpepper
Daunte Culpepper

Daunte Culpepper, 46, football player

Andre Iguodala, 39, basketball player

Jermaine Cole, 38, rapper

AKA, 35, rapper



Zora Neale Hurston, 1960, author (b. 1891)

Lionel Richie
Lionel Richie

Ronald E McNair, 1986, astronaut, (Challenger disaster) (b. 1950)


1787 – Philadelphia’s Free Africa Society organizes.

1922 – American Pro Football Association renamed “National Football League”.

1944 – Matthew Henson received medal as co-discoverer of the North Pole.

1949 – NY Giants sign their 1st black players, Monte Irvin & Ford Smith.

1958 – Dodger catcher Roy Campanella is paralyzed in an automobile wreck.

MC Hammer
MC Hammer

1979 – “Wiz” closes at Majestic Theater NYC after 1672 performances.

1985 – Charity single “We Are the World” is recorded by supergroup USA for

Africa (Michael Jackson, Lionel Richie and other pop stars).

1985 – 12th American Music Award: Cyndi Lauper & Lionel Richie win.

1986 – 25th Space Shuttle, Challenger, explodes 73 seconds after liftoff.

1991 – 18th American Music Award: M C Hammer & Janet Jackson.


As an Aquarius born on January 28th, your personality is defined by your adaptable and original nature. While others are uncomfortable in new situations, you live for new settings and environments. When meeting new people, you have the ability to present your unique personality with charisma. As a result, you have noticed that people cannot help but to be drawn to you. Your closest friends and family would all agree that you are one of the most original people they know. In all aspects of life, ranging from hobbies to taste in music, you are truly an individual.