CMN Almanac

Today is Wednesday, September 5th, the 248th day of the year . There are 117

Alcee Hastings

Alcee Hastings

days remaining until the end of the year.

HOLIDAYS and OBSERVANCES Classical Music Month,

Hispanic Heritage Month, National Courtesy Month, Chicken

Month, Baby Safety Month, Little League Month, Honey Month,

Self Improvement Month, Be Late for Something Day, Cheese

Pizza Day!

JoJo O'Neal

JoJo O’Neal


Alcee Hastings, 82, politician

Buddy Miles, 71, singer/drummer

Willie Gault, 58, football player/bob sledder

JoJo O’Neal, 54, radio personality (Star 94.5)

Terry Ellis, 50, singer (En Vogue)

Dennis Scott

Dennis Scott

Dennis Scott, 50, basketball player

Nazir Mohammed, 41, basketball player

Sway, 35, rapper

Lance Stephenson, 28, basketball player




Wilma Rudolph

Wilma Rudolph

1877 – Southern Blacks led by Pap Singleton settle in Kansas.

1859 – Our Nig, by Harriet E. Wilson is published, the first U.S. novel by an

African American woman.

1955 – Dodger Don Newcombe hits National League pitcher record 7th home

run of season.

1960 – Muhammad Ali (then Cassius Clay) is awarded the gold medal for his

first place in the light heavyweight boxing competition at the Olympic Games

Whitney Houston

Whitney Houston

in Rome.

1960 – Wilma Rudolph wins her 2nd gold medal.

1968 – 88th U.S. Men’s Tennis: Arthur Ashe beats Tom Okker.

1986 – 3rd MTV Awards: Whitney Houston wins.

1994 – San Francisco 49ers Jerry Rice catches NFL record 127th touchdown



As a Virgo born on September 5th, you are known for your great organization skills and will power. Even in hectic situations that would overwhelm others, you can always find a way to bring control and order. Your skills become especially evident in group settings, where your understanding of others allows you to naturally take on the leadership role. When dealing with challenges that you find particularly important, your friends and family are amazed at your ability to do whatever necessary to get the job done.

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