CMN Almanac

Today  is Sunday, March 4th, the 63rd day of the year. There are 302

Mykelti Williamson

Mykelti Williamson

days remaining until the end of the year.

HOLIDAYS and OBSERVANCES  Irish American Heritage Month,

Music in Our Schools Month, National Craft Month, National Nutrition

Month, National Peanut Month, National Women’s History Month, Red

Cross Month, Social Workers Month, Hug a G.I. Day

CELEBRITY BIRTHDAYS

Don Perkins, 80, football player/sports announcer

Mykelti Williamson, 58, actor

Kevin Johnson

Kevin Johnson

Kevin Johnson, 52, basketball player/politician

Robert Smith, 46, football player/sports announcer

K Michelle, 34, singer

Draymond Green, 27, basketball player

HISTORIC BIRTHDAYS

Garrett Morgan, 141, inventor (d. 1963)

Miriam Makeba, 86, singer (d. 2008)

Bobbi Kristina Brown

Bobbi Kristina Brown

Barbara McNair,84, singer/actress (d. 2007)

Bobby Womack, 74, singer/guitarist (d. 2014)

Bobbi Kristina Brown, 25, daughter of Whitney Houston & Bobby Brown (d. 2015)

DEATHS

ON THIS DATE IN…

1837 – Weekly Advocate changes its name to the Colored American.

1875 – Blanche Bruce elected United States Senator from Mississippi.

1954 – J.E. Wilkins appointed 1st Black U.S. sub-cabinet member.

Bobby Womack

Bobby Womack

1965 – Bill Russell of the Boston Celtics honored as NBA Most Valuable

Player for the 4th time in five years.

1968 – Joe Frazier TKOs Buster Mathis in 11 for heavyweight boxing title.

1968 – Martin Luther King, Jr. announces plans for Poor People’s Campaign.

1973 – 15th Grammy Awards: Roberta Flack-1st Time Ever I Saw Your

Face, America

1993 – 1st ESPY Awards: Michael Jordan, Monica Seles win.

1995 – George Foreman loses WBA boxing title, refusing to fight

Mary J. Blige

Mary J. Blige

Tony Tucker.

1995 – Michael Johnson runs world record 400m indoor (44.63 sec).

2000- 14th Soul Train Music Awards: Prince, Whitney Houston, DMX &

Mary J. Blige win.

2006 – 20th Soul Train Music Awards: Jamie Foxx, Destiny’s Child &

John Legend win.

HOROSCOPE

Being a Pisces born on March 4th, you are well known for your intuitive, self-sacrificing and sensitive personality. At times you may feel psychic, but this is only because of your innate ability to sense the moods and thoughts of others. While your ability to just “know” how someone is feeling is impressive, but your friends and family are more appreciative of your selfless nature. You are an ideal example of a person that will do anything for anyone. In all aspects of life, your sensitivity is an asset.

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