CMN Almanac

Today is Wednesday, November 29th,  the 333rd day of the year. There are 32

days remaining until the end of the year and 26 days remaining until Christmas.

HOLIDAYS and OBSERVANCES  Native American Heritage Month,

Aviation History Month, National Adoption Awareness Month, Child

Protection Safety Month, National Epilepsy Month, Peanut Butter

Lovers Month, National Sleep Comfort Month

CELEBRITY BIRTHDAYS

Don Cheadle, 53, actor

Dee Brown, 39, basketball player

Jamal Mashburn, 45, basketball player

Chadwick Boseman, 41, actor

The Game, 38, rapper

Shannon Brown, 32, basketball player

Russell Wilson, 29, football player

Julius Randle, 23, basketball player

HISTORIC BIRTHDAYS

Adam Clayton Powell Jr., 109, politician (Rep-D-NY) (d. 1972

DEATHS

Godfrey Cambridge, 1976, actor (b. 1933)

Coleman Young, 1997, 1st black mayor of a major city (b. 1922)

ON THIS DATE IN…

1781 – Crew of the slave ship Zong murder approx. 142 African slaves by dumping

them into the sea in order to claim insurance.

1934 – Chicago Bears beat Detroit (19-16) in 1st NFL game broadcast nationally.

1948 – 1st opera to be televised, “Othello”, broadcast from the Met (NYC).

1961 – Freedom Riders attacked by white mob at bus station in Miss.

1963 – LBJ sets up Warren Commission to investigate assassination of JFK.

1987 – “Dreamgirls” closes at Ambassador Theater NYC after 177 performances.

1991 – TV show “Roc” has a gay wedding episode , “Can’t Help Loving that Man”.

HOROSCOPE

As a Sagittarius born on November 29th, your adventurous personality is accompanied by a straightforward and optimistic attitude. While others may take comfort in the familiar, you are always seeking to escape it. You are energized by new experiences, environment and people, which explains why you are always moving towards something new. Your friends and family enjoy your adventures, but they truly appreciate your positive outlook. Your loved ones never fail to be uplifted by your ability to take the best out of any situation or person.

 

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