Today is Saturday, January 28th, the 28th day of the year. There are 337
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
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, 46, football player
Andre Iguodala, 39, basketball player
Jermaine Cole, 38, rapper
AKA, 35, rapper
Zora Neale Hurston, 1960, author (b. 1891)
Ronald E McNair, 1986, astronaut, (Challenger disaster) (b. 1950)
ON THIS DATE IN…
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.
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.
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.