CMN Almanac

Today is Tuesday, September 25th, the 268th day of the year. There are 97

Onnie McIntyre

Onnie McIntyre

days remaining until the end of the year and 91 days remaining until Christmas.

HOLIDAYS and OBSERVANCES  Classical Music Month,

Hispanic Heritage Month, National Courtesy Month, Chicken

Month, National Piano Month, Baby Safety Month, Honey

Month, National Self Improvement Month, Suicide Prevention

Month, Little League Month, National Comic Book Day

CELEBRITY BIRTHDAYS

Scottie Pippen

Scottie Pippen

Owen “Onnie” McIntyre, 73, singer/guitarist (Average White Band)

Bob McAdoo, 67, basketball player/coach

Sylvester Croom, 64, college football coach

Scottie Pippen, 53, basketball player

Will Smith, 50, actor/rapper

Chauncey Billups, 42, basketball player

Will Smith

Will Smith

Robbie Jones, 41, actor

Ryan Leslie, 40. rapper

Rashad Evans, 38, MMA fighter

T.I., 38, rapper

Donald Glover, 35, actor

Tahj Boyd, 28, football player

HISTORICAL BIRTHDAYS

T.I.

T.I.

DEATHS

ON THIS DATE IN…

1861 – Secretary of US Navy authorizes enlistment of slaves.

1867 – Congress creates 1st all-black university, Howard University in Wash. D.C.

1904 – Charles Follis is 1st black to play pro football.

1960 – Chubby Checker’s “Twist,” hits #1.

1962 – Black church is destroyed by fire in Macon, Georgia.

Jackie Wilson

Jackie Wilson

1962 – Sonny Liston KOs Floyd Patterson in 1st round for heavyweight title.

1965 – 60 year old Satchel Paige of Kansas City  A’s pitches 3 scoreless innings.

1974 – Barbara W. Hancock becomes the 1st Black woman to be named White

House Fellow.

1975 – Jackie Wilson, suffers heart attack & lapse into a 9 yr terminal coma.

1976 – “Porgy & Bess” opens at Uris Theater New York City for 122 performances.

1988 – Florence Griffith Joyner runs Olympic record 100m in 10.54s.

1994 – Oliver McCall TKOs Lennox Lewis in 2 for heavyweight boxing title.

HOROSCOPE

As a Libra born on September 25th, you are well known for your diplomacy, sociability and imagination. You thrive in the group setting, as you greatly enjoy the company of others. In times when group harmony is threatened, you often jump in, doing whatever is necessary to restore balance. Your friends appreciate your gift for compromise, almost as much as they appreciate your active imagination and clever ideas.

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