CMN Almanac

Today is Friday, March 30th, the 89th day of the year.  There are 276

days remaining until the end of the year.

MC Hammer

MC Hammer

HOLIDAYS and OBSERVANCES  Irish American Heritage Month,

Music in Our Schools Month, National Craft Month, Red Cross Month,

National Nutrition Month, National Peanut Month, National Women’s

History Month, Social Workers Month, Colon Cancer Awareness Month,

National Doctor’s Day

CELEBRITY BIRTHDAYS

MC Hammer, 56, rapper

Lomas Brown, 55, football player

Tracy Chapman

Tracy Chapman

Tracy Chapman, 54, singer

Simon Webbe, 40, singer

Richard Sherman, 30, football player

HISTORIC BIRTHDAYS

Countee Cullen, 115, poet (d. 1946)

Richard Sherman

Richard Sherman

Sonny Boy Williamson, 104, singer/harmonica player (d. 1948)

Willie Galimore, 83, football player (d. 1964)

Al Goodman, 75, singer (Moments, Ray, Goodman & Brown) (d. 2010)

DEATHS

Countee Cullen

Countee Cullen

ON THIS DATE IN HISTORY

1822-The Florida territory is created by the United States.

1855 – “Border Ruffians” from Missouri invade Kansas and force

election of a pro-slavery legislature.

1867 – Alaska is purchased from Russia for $7.2 million by the

United States.

Miles Davis

Miles Davis

1870 – 15th Amendment passes, guarantees the right to vote

regardless of race.

1970 – Miles Davis’ “Bitches Brew” is released.

1963 – Capt. Edward J. Dwight Jr. becomes the first Black

candidate for astronaut training.

1988 – 2nd Soul Train Awards:  Michael Jackson & Whitney

Houston win.

HOROSCOPES

As an Aries born on March 30th, your personality is characterized by ambition and creativity. While others struggle to find motivation, this is rarely the case for you. You want great success out of life and are fully willing to put the necessary effort to achieve your goals. Your hardworking and vigorous attitude have earned you many admirers in life. Your friends and family would be the first to send you praise for your ambition, but it may be your creative and playful mind that they appreciate the most.

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