CMN Almanac

Today is Monday December 4th, the 338th day of the year. There are 27

Bernard King

Bernard King

days remaining until the end of the year and 21 days remaining until Christmas.

HOLIDAYS and OBSERVANCES  Bingo Month,

Write a Friend Month, Santa’s List Day, Wear Brown

Shoes Day

CELEBRITY BIRTHDAYS

Tony Todd, 63, actor

Jay--Z

Jay–Z

Cassandra Wilson, 62, singer

Bernard King, 61, Hall of Fame basketball player

Terry Glenn, 48, football player

Jay-Z, 48, rapper/music executive

Jeff Blake, 47, football player

Howard Eisley, 45, basketball player

Tyra Banks

Tyra Banks

Corliss Williamson, 44, basketball player

Tyra Banks, 44, model/actress

Orlando Brown, 30, actor

HISTORIC BIRTHDAYS

DEATHS

Fred Hampton, 1969, Black Panther leader (b. 1948)

Duke Ellington

Duke Ellington

ON THIS DATE IN…

1833 – American Anti-Slavery Society formed by Arthur Tappan in Philadelphia.

1906 – Alpha Phi Alpha, 1st Black Greek Letter Fraternity, forms.

1909 – The New York newspaper, Amsterdam News is founded.

1927 – Duke Ellington opens at Cotton Club in Harlem.

1954 – The first Burger King is opened in Miami, Florida.

1969 – Chicago Police murdered Black Panther leaders, Fred Hampton & Mark

Herschel Walker

Herschel Walker

Clark in their beds.

1982 – 48th Heisman Trophy Award: Herschel Walker, Georgia (RB).

1996 – Orlando Magic tie NBA record of fewest points scored since inception

of 24 second clock losing to Cleveland Cavalier, 84-57.

1997 – NBA suspends Latrell Sprewell for 1 year for attacking his coach.

HOROSCOPE

Being a Sagittarius born on December 4th, you are known for being assertive, restless and open. You have trouble sticking to one interest, as there are so many different subjects and topics that you find appealing. You may be the definition of a “Jack of all trades.” In all matters of life your are assertive and honest. You do not hesitate to let others know what you want and if you set a goal, you will work tirelessly to achieve it. These qualities are greatly admired by your friends and family.

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