CMN Almanac

Today is Sunday, April 29th, the 119th day of the year.  There are 246

Master P

Master P

days remaining until the end of the year.

HOLIDAYS and OBSERVANCES  National Autism Awareness Month,

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, International Dance Day,

Greenery Day, National Shrimp Scampi Day

Erica Atkins-Campbell

Erica Atkins-Campbell

CELEBRITY BIRTHDAYS

Otis Rush, 84, singer/guitarist

Ron Washington, 66, baseball manager

Master P, 51, rapper/producer

Reggie Miller, 53, basketball player

Erica Atkins-Campbell, 46, singer (Mary Mary)

Titus O’Neil, 41, wrestler

HISTORIC BIRTHDAYS

Duke Ellington

Duke Ellington

Duke Ellington, 119, pianist/bandleader (d. 1974)

Carl Gardner, 90, singer (The Coasters) (d. 2011)

Tammi Terrell, 73, singer (d. 1970)

DEATHS

J. B. Lenoir, 1967, singer/guitarist (b. 1929)

ON THIS DATE IN…

Tammi Terrell

Tammi Terrell

1845 – Macon B. Allen & Robert Morris Jr. become the 1st Blacks to

open a law office in the USA.

1967 – Aretha Franklin releases “Respect”.

1974 – Pres. Nixon said he will release edited tapes made in the White

House as a part of the Watergate investigation.

1983 – Harold Washington is sworn-in as Chicago’s 1st Black mayor.

Aretha Franklin

Aretha Franklin

1992 – Riots occur in Los Angeles, California, following the acquittal

of police officers charged excessive force in the beating of Rodney King.

Over the next three days 53 people are killed and hundreds of buildings

are destroyed.

2003 – Oldsmobile builds its final car ending 107 years of production.

HOROSCOPE

As a Taurus born on April 29th, you are well known for your loving and determined nature. Above all, you value your relationships and friendships, which you dedicate yourself to fully. You display a warmth that has earned you many friends, but it may be your determination that has earned you the most admirers. You can recall many times in your life where your willpower allowed you to overcome great obstacles. You may be surprised to know that many find your determination truly inspiring!

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