CMN Almanac

Today is Wednesday, September 12th,  the 255th day of the year . There are 110

2 Chainz

2 Chainz

days remaining until the end of the year.

HOLIDAYS and OBSERVANCES  Classical Music Month,

Hispanic Heritage Month, Little League Month, Chicken Month,

National Courtesy Month, National Piano Month, Baby Safety

Month, Honey Month, Self Improvement Month, Chocolate

Milk Shake Day

Jennifer Hudson

Jennifer Hudson


Vernon Maxwell, 53, basketball player

Terry Dehere, 47, basketball player

Bizzy Bone, 42, rapper, (Bone Thugs-N-Harmony)

Ruben Studdard, 40, singer

2 Chainz, 40, rapper

Jennifer Hudson, 37, singer/actress

Barry White

Barry White

Tiara Thomas, 28, singer


Jesse Owens, 104, track legend (d. 1980)

Barry White, 74, singer/composer (d. 2003)


Lillian Randolph, 1980, actress (Roots, Amos n Andy) (b. 1915)

Stanley Turrentine

Stanley Turrentine

Stanley Turrentine, 2000, jazz saxophonist (b. 1934)


1787 – Black Masons form 1st lodge.

1947 – Jackie Robinson is named National League Rookie of the Year.

1956 – Black students enter and are barred from Clay, Ky. elementary school.

1958 – U.S. Supreme Court orders Little Rock Arkansas high school to integrate.

Mae Jemison

Mae Jemison

1964 – Ralph Boston sets then long jump record at 27′ 4½”.

1984 – N.Y. Met Dwight Gooden sets rookie strike out record at 251.

1992 – Dr. Mae C. Jemison becomes first African American woman to travel in


2012 – Apple unveils its iPhone 5 and iOS 6.


Your quick mind creates many career options for you to consider. As a caring person, you may be well-suited for a people-based career, such as education or counseling. Your artistic inclinations, may put you on a path of creative expression. If music is your passion, look to the legendary career of Barry White or the developing career of Jennifer Hudson, who were both born on September 12th, for inspiration.

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