CMN Almanac

Today is Wednesday, December 27th, the 361st day of the year. There are 4

John Amos

John Amos

days remaining until the end of the year.

HOLIDAYS and OBSERVANCES  Bingo Month,

Write a Friend Month, Make Cut Out Snowflakes Day,

National Fruitcake Day

CELEBRITY BIRTHDAYS

John Amos, 78, actor

Andre Tippett, 58, football player

Fred Hammond

Fred Hammond

Fred Hammond, 57, gospel singer

Teresa Randall, 53, actress

Lorenzo Neal, 47, football player

James Stewart, 46, football player

Jay Ellis, 36, actor

Jamaal Charles, 31, football player

Teresa Randall

Teresa Randall

HISTORIC BIRTHDAYS

DEATHS

Raymond Glenn, 1974, actor (Raisin in the Sun, Carmen Jones) (b. 1898)

ON THIS DATE IN…

1862 – African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church founded in New Bern,

North Carolina.

1887 – Stewart & Johnson patent metal bending machine.

Dr. Charles Drew

Dr. Charles Drew

1892 – N. C. Biddle beats Livingston 4-0 in 1st black college football game.

1941 – Dr. Charles Drew establishes a pioneer blood bank in New York City.

1956 – Segregation on buses is outlawed in Tallahassee, Fl.

1972 – “Purlie” opens at Billy Rose Theater NYC for 14 performances.

1974 – 40th Heisman Trophy Award: Archie Griffin, Ohio State (RB).

HOROSCOPE

As a Capricorn born on December 27th, your strong determination is as notable as your patience. While others get lost in procrastination, you are active and tireless in your pursuits. As long as you see the value in a challenge, you will always put in the work to be successful. Your family and friends admire your determined qualities, but they may have even more appreciation for your patience. You always seem to keep a calm head, even in the most frantic or frustrating situations.

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