CMN Almanac

Today is Saturday, March 24th, the 83rd day of the year. There are 282

Star Jones

Star Jones

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, National Chocolate Covered

Raisins Day

CELEBRITY BIRTHDAYS

Chris Bosh

Chris Bosh

Lee Oskar, 72, harmonica player (War)

Renaldo Nehemiah, 59, hurdler/football player

Star Jones, 56, attorney/TV hostess

Nivea, 36, singer

T. J. Ford, 35, basketball player

Chris Bosh, 34, basketball player

HISTORIC BIRTHDAYS

Sugar Ray Robinson

Sugar Ray Robinson

Dorothy Height, 106, civil rights/women’s rights activist (d. 2010)

Billy Stewart, 81, singer (I Do Love You) (d. 1970)

DEATHS

ON THIS DATE IN…

1837 – Canada gives Blacks the right to vote.

1890 – Lewis Latimer received a patent for a locking rack for hats, coats

and umbrellas.

Luther Vandross

Luther Vandross

1931 – Scottsboro Boys (accused of raping a white woman) arrested in

Alabama.

1958 – Sugar Ray Robinson is 1st boxing champ to win 5 times.

1965 – Martin Luther Jr. led 25,000 to state capitol in Montgomery, Al.

1966 – U.S. Supreme court rules “poll tax” unconstitutional.

1987 – Supreme Court rules upholds affirmative action.

1988 – Robin Givens demands full access to husband Mike Tyson’s money.

Halle Berry

Halle Berry

1995 – Boxer Mike Tyson released from jail after serving 3 years.

1999 – 13th Soul Train Music Awards: Luther Vandross, R. Kelly & Lauryn

Hill win.

2002 – Halle Berry became the 1st Black woman to win an Oscar for Best Actress.

2013 – Golfer Tiger Woods returns to his world number one ranking.

HOROSCOPE

Being an Aries born on March 24th, your personality is defined by your energy and passion. While others struggle to motivate themselves, you have never had a problem with finding passion. If you believe something to be worthwhile, you will dedicate any amount of effort to accomplish your goals. Your coworkers, peers, friends and family admire this fact, which explains why they follow your lead. You may be surprised to realize that you are considered a natural leader.

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