Today is Saturday, September 16th, the 259th day of the year. There are 106
days remaining until the end of the year and 100 days remaining until Christmas.
HOLIDAYS and OBSERVANCES Classical Music Month,
Hispanic Heritage Month, National Courtesy Month, Chicken
Month, National Piano Month, Baby Safety Month, Little
League Month, Honey Month, Self Improvement Month,
American Legion Day, Step Family Day, Working Parents Day
Lucius Allen, 76, basketball player
Earl Klugh, 70, jazz pianist/guitarist
Tim Raines, 64, baseball player
Danny John-Jules, 63, actor
Bernie Parmalee, 56, football player
Tamron Hall, 53, TV show host
Musiq Soul Child, 46, singer
Flo Rida, 44, rapper
Kyla Pratt, 37, actress
Aaron Gordon, 28, basketball player
Claude A Barnett, 134, founder Associated Negro Press (d. 1967)
B. B. King, 98, blues legend (d. 2015)
Elgin Baylor, 89, basketball player/executive (d. 2021)
Frank Reed, 69, singer (Chi-Lites), (d. 2014)
Norman Whitfield, 2008, songwriter/producer (b. 1940)
ON THIS DATE IN…
1849 – Slavery abolished in French possessions.
1923 – First Catholic seminary for Black priests dedicated in Bay St. Louis,
1971 – 6 Ku Klux Klansmen arrested in connection with bombing of 10 school
1973 – Buffalo Bill O.J. Simpson rushes 250 yards (2 TDs), beating New
England Patriots 31-13.
1981 – 1st broadcast of “Miami Vice” on NBC-TV starring Don Johnson &
Phillip Michael Thomas.
1989 – Debbye Turner crowned 63rd Miss America 1990.
2013 – 12 people are killed after a gunman opens fire at a naval yard in
While selecting a career path is difficult, take comfort in the fact that your unique skills are well-suited for a variety of careers. Your sensitivity would be a good fit for caring professions such as counseling, teaching or education. Likewise, your analytical abilities would be a great fit for science or research. As an artistic soul, you may find the most satisfaction in art, music, acting or entertainment. If this is the case, look to the successes of performer Nick Jonas or actress Alex Bledel, who were both born on September 16th, for motivation.