Today is Friday, November 26th, the 330th day of the year. There are 35
days remaining until the end of the year and 29 days remaining until Christmas.
HOLIDAYS and OBSERVANCES Native American Heritage Month,
Aviation History Month, National Adoption Awareness Month, National
Epilepsy Month, Child Safety Protection Month, Peanut Butter Lovers Month,
National Sleep Comfort Month, Shopping Reminder Day
Tina Turner, 82, singer
Olivia Cole, 79, actress (Roots)
Harry Carson, 68, football player
Harold Reynolds, 61, baseball player/sports analyst
Mario Elie, 58, basketball player
Garcelle Beauvais, 55, actress
Shawn Kemp, 52, basketball player
John Amaechi, 51, basketball
Ronald “Winky” Wright, 50, boxer
Maria Campbell, 46, actress
Ryan Toby, 45, singer
Lil’ Fizz, 36, rapper
Avery Bradley, 31, basketball player
Dizzy Wright, 31, rapper
Sojourner Truth, 1883, abolitionist/women’s rights advocate (b. 1787)
Benjamin O. Davis Sr., 1970, 1st black general (b. 1877)
Sean Taylor, 2007, football player (b. 1983)
Scatman Crothers, 1986, singer/actor (Chico & The Man) (b. 1910)
ON THIS DATE IN…
1789 – 1st national Thanksgiving in USA.
1861 – West Virginia created as a result of dispute over slavery with Virginia.
1866 – Rust College is founded in Holy Springs, Miss.
1945 – Charlie “Bird” Parker leads a record date for the Savoy label, marketed as
the “greatest Jazz session ever”.
1968 – 34th Heisman Trophy Award: O J Simpson, Southern Cal (RB).
1970 – Charles Gordone becomes the first Black playwright to receive the Pulitzer
Prize for “No Place To Be Somebody”.
1990 – 1st Billboard Music Awards: M.C. Hammer & Janet Jackson win.
2012 – The cost of Hurricane Sandy to New York is announced to be $32 Billion.
Being a Sagittarius born on November 26th, your adventurous nature is possibly your most defining quality. You find no enjoyment in familiarity, which explains for your need to constantly seek out new people and experiences. Your friends and family appreciate this qualities, almost as much as they enjoy your positive and optimistic outlook. Your loved ones never fail to marvel at how you can find the positive qualities of any person or situation.