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Today is Thursday, March 19th, the 79th day of the year. There are 287

Ruth Pointer

Ruth Pointer

days remaining until the end of the year.

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, Poultry Day

CELEBRITY BIRTHDAYS

Ruth Pointer, 74, singer (Pointer Sisters)

Bun B, 47, rapper

E.J. Manuel

E.J. Manuel

Antonio Daniels, 45, basketball player

Ahmad Bradshaw, 34, football player

E.J. Manuel, 30, football player

HISTORIC BIRTHDAYS

Jackie “Moms” Mabley, 126, comedienne (d. 1975)

DEATHS

Luther Ingram, 2007, singer/songwriter (b. 1937)

ON THIS DATE IN…

Jackie "Moms" Mabley

Jackie “Moms” Mabley

1794 – Jay’s Treaty goes into effect.

1872 – T.J. Boyd, inventor, is awarded patent for apparatus for detaching

horses from carriages.

1883 – Jan Matzeliger invents 1st machine to manufacture entire shoes.

1928 – “Amos & Andy” debuts on radio (NBC Blue Network-WMAQ Chicago).

1968 – Howard University students seize administration building.

Jan Mazeliger

Jan Mazeliger

1971 – The Rev. Leon Sullivan elected to the board of directors of General

Motors.

1991 – NFL owners strip Phoenix of 1993 Super Bowl game due to Arizona

not recognizing Martin Luther King Day.

1995 – Michael Jordan rejoins Chicago Bulls after 17 months, beats Pacers.

HOROSCOPE

As a Pisces born on March 19th, you are well known for your intensity and spirituality. You bring passion to all aspects of life. If there is something that sparks your interest, you will devote a great deal of time and energy to exploring it. Your intensity is especially true when it comes to your loved ones. Your family and friends would be the first to admit your dedication to their well being. Questions of life and spirituality often inhabit the inner workings of your mind, which explains why you are on a never-ending journey to discover the meaning of life.

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