Today is Tuesday, October 4th, the 277th day of the year. There are 88
days remaining until the end of the year and 82 days remaining until Christmas.
HOLIDAYS and OBSERVANCES Breast Cancer Awareness Month,
Adopt a Shelter Dog Month, Clergy Appreciation Month, Computer
Learning Month, Cookie Month, Domestic Violence Awareness Month,
Lupus Awareness Month, National Diabetes Month, National Pizza
Month, National Vegetarian Month, National Popcorn Popping Month,
Seafood Month, Get Organized Week, National Golf Day, National
H. Rap Brown, 79, civil rights activist
Clifton Davis, 77, actor/singer
Russell Simmons, 65, entrepreneur
A. C. Green, 58, basketball player
Kurt Thomas, 50, basketball player
Dana Davis, 44, actress
Tony Gwynn Jr., 40, baseball player
Shontelle, 37, singer
Kali Hawke, 36, actress
Derrick Rose, 34, basketball player
Lil’ Mama, 33, rapper
Leigh-Anne Pinnock, 31, actress
ON THIS DATE IN…
1864 – National Black Convention meets in Syracuse, N.Y.
1864 – New Orleans Tribune, 1st black daily newspaper, forms.
1947 – Negro League World Series, N.Y. Cubans beat Cleveland Buckeyes, 6-5.
1959 – Cleveland Browns’ Jim Brown makes club record 37 rushing attempts.
1986 – Rachel Oliver, 20, crowned 19th Miss Black America.
2001 – Barry Bonds hits his 70th home run, tying Mark McGwire for the most
home runs hit in a single season.
As a Libra born on October 4th, your considerate and self-less nature are amongst your most well-known qualities. You are a social creature and greatly enjoy the company of others. When you see someone experiencing a problem, it seems you cannot help put to put their needs before your own. Your understanding and thoughtfulness are greatly appreciated by your friends and loved ones. Whether they have told you or not, some would describe you as the “perfect friend.”