CMN Almanac

Today is Monday, April 23rd, the 113th day of the year.  There are 252

days remaining until the end of the year.

HOLIDAYS and OBSERVANCES  National Autism Awareness Month,

Narada Michael Walden

Narada Michael Walden

National Child Abuse Prevention Month, National Humor Month, Lawn

and Garden Month, International Guitar Month, Keep America Beautiful

Month, National Pecan Month, National Poetry Month, Sexual Assault

Awareness Month, Stress Awareness Month, Administrative Assistants

Week, National Karaoke Week, World Book Day, Take a Chance Day,

Take Your Daughter to Work Day, Lover’s Day

Andruw Jones

Andruw Jones

CELEBRITY BIRTHDAYS

Bunky Green, 83, musician

Narada Michael Walden, 66, singer/producer

Andruw Jones, 40, baseball player

Taio Cruz, 32, singer

Syd Tha Kyd, 24, DJ

HISTORIC BIRTHDAYS

Granville T. Woods

Granville T. Woods

Granville T. Woods, 162, scientist (d. 1910)

DEATHS

James Earl Ray, 1998, Martin Luther King assassin (b. 1928)

ON THIS DATE IN HISTORY

1860 – Democratic Convention in Charleston, South Carolina is

James Baldwin

James Baldwin

divided over slavery.

1872 – Charlotte E. Ray is the first Black woman  to graduate from

law school (Howard University) and admitted to the bar.

1954 – Hammerin Hank Aaron hits the first of his 755 home runs.

1964 – James Baldwin’s “Blues for Mr. Charlie” premieres in New York

City.

Joe Morgan

Joe Morgan

1969 – Sirhan Sirhan sentenced to death for killing Robert Kennedy.

1978 – The Cincinnati Reds Joe Morgan ends record streak of 91

consecutive errorless games at 2nd base.

1984 – AIDS virus identified.

1985 – Coca Cola changes its formula and releases New Coke.  The

response is overwhelmingly negative, and the original formula is

back on the market in less than 3 months.

1989 – Kareem Abdul Jabbar plays his last game as a Laker.

Marion Berry

Marion Berry

1992 – Former Washington D.C. Mayor, Marion Berry is released

from prison.

1995  -Pres. Clinton declares a national day of mourning for the

Oklahoma City bombing victims.

HOROSCOPE

As a Taurus born on April 23rd, your determination and stability are amongst your most defining qualities. Once you have set a path for yourself, you stick to it with great determination. At times, you may become so dedicated to a task that you forget to address your most basic human needs. While others admire your determined nature, your efforts are to insure security and stability in life. There is little you value you more than a comfortable existence and you will not rest until you have acquired it.

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