CMN Almanac

Today is Wednesday, November 22nd,   the 326th day of the year. There are 39

Guion Bluford

Guion Bluford

days remaining until the end of the year and 33 days remaining until Christmas.

HOLIDAYS and OBSERVANCES  Native American Heritage Month,

Aviation History Month, National Adoption Awareness Month, Peanut

Butter Lovers Month, National Epilepsy Month, National Sleep Comfort

Awareness Month, Child Safety Protection Month, National Tie One On Day!

CELEBRITY BIRTHDAYS

Guion Steward Bluford Jr, 75, astronaut

Scatman Crothers

Scatman Crothers

James Edwards, 62, basketball player

Benoit Benjamin, 53, basketball player

Michael Kenneth Williams, 51, actor

Byron Houston, 46, basketball player

Tyoka Jackson, 46, football player

Candice Glover, 28, singer

HISTORIC BIRTHDAYS

Pres. John Kennedy

Pres. John Kennedy

DEATHS

Scatman Crothers, 1986, actor (b. 1910)

L. V. Johnson, 1994, singer (b. 1946 )

ON THIS DATE IN…

1930 – Elijah Muhammad forms Nation of Islam in Detroit.

1957 – Miles Davis Quintet debuts a jazz concert at Carnegie Hall in NY.

1961 – Frank Robinson is 1st to win MVPs in both major leagues.

Patrick Ewing

Patrick Ewing

1963 – President John F. Kennedy assassinated by Lee Harvey Oswald in

Dallas, Texas.

1965 – Muhammad Ali TKOs Floyd Patterson in 12 for heavyweight boxing title.

1968 – 1st interracial TV kiss (Star Trek-Kirk & Uhura).

1991 – NY Knicks pay Patrick Ewing a then record $18.8 million for 2 yr

extension.

1994 – Jazz musicians Herbie Hancock, Clark Terry and Joshua Redman

Herbie Hancock

Herbie Hancock

perform in a concert beamed by satellite to 60 schools nationwide.

1996 – O.J. Simpson takes stand as hostile witness in the wrongful death lawsuit

filed against him, saying it is “absolutely not true”.

2005 – 32nd American Music Award: Gwen Stefani, Will Smith & Kelly Clarkson

win.

2009 – 36th American Music Award: Taylor Swift & Michael Jackson win.

HOROSCOPE

Being a Sagittarius born on November 22nd, your most well known qualities include your sensitivity, willpower and nurturing nature. You are always looking out for your friends and family, which explains why you are so in-tune with their needs. These qualities are greatly appreciated by your loved ones, who have witnessed, on more than one occasion, your willingness to sacrifice for their happiness. In all aspects of life, you take the same dedication. You will work tirelessly to accomplish a goal that you feel is worthwhile.

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