CMN Almanac

Today is Saturday, December 23rd,  the 358th day of the year. There are 8

Jerry Reynolds

Jerry Reynolds

days remaining until the end of the year and 2 days remaining until Christmas.

HOLIDAYS and OBSERVANCES  Bingo Month,

Write a Friend Month, Roots Day

CELEBRITY BIRTHDAYS

Trisha Goodard, 59, talk show host

Jerry Reynolds, 54, basketball player

Madame C.J. Walker

Madame C.J. Walker

Lamar Lathon, 50, football player

Rodney Culver, 48, football player

Alge Crumpler, 40, football player

Andra Davis, 39, football player

HISTORIC BIRTHDAYS

Madam C. J. Walker, 150, 1st U.S. female self-made millionaire (d. 1919)

Eugene Record

Eugene Record

Eugene Record, 77, singer (Chi Lites) (d. 2005)

DEATHS

Eddie Hazel, 1992, guitarist (Funkadelic) (b. 1950)

Oscar Peterson, 2007, jazz pianist/composer (b. 1925)

ON THIS DATE IN…

1793 – Thomas Jefferson warned of slave revolts in West Indies.

Oscar Peterson

Oscar Peterson

1946 – Univ. of Tenn. refuses to play Duquesne Univ., because they may use a

black player in their basketball game.

1972 – “Immaculate Reception” Steelers turns around a 7-6 defeat with a last

second touchdown reception against Raiders to win 13-7.

1973 – “Young & Restless” premieres on TV.

HOROSCOPE

As a Capricorn born on December 23rd, your patience and determination define your personality. Although you may become frustrated with the absent-minded dreamers, you usually handle all social interactions with understanding and a mild temper. Your friends and family always marvel at your ability to keep a cool head, but they may be most impressed with your determination. Whenever you are met with a challenge you feel is worth while, there is no obstacle that keep you from conquering it.

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