Today is Tuesday, January 24th, the 24th day of the year. There are 341
days remaining until the end of the year.
HOLIDAYS and OBSERVANCES National Bath Safety Month,
National Blood Donor Month, National Braille Literacy Month,
National Hobby Month, Hot Tea Month, National Oatmeal Month,
National Soup Month, Beer Can Appreciation Day, Compliment Day
Zeke Carey, 90, singer (Flamingos)
Aaron Neville, 82, singer/keyboardist (Neville Brothers)
Chris Warren, 56, football player
Phil Lamarr, 55, actor
Sleepy Brown, 53, songwriter
Kenya Moore, 52, actress
Tim Biakabutuka, 49, football player
Tatyana Ali, 44, actress
Jimmy Castor, 83, singer (d. 2012)
Martin R. Delany, 1885, Black nationalist (1st Black U.S. Army major) (b. 1813)
Flo Hyman, 1986, volleyball player (b. 1954)
Thurgood Marshall, 1993, 1st African American supreme court justice (b. 1909)
Fayard Nicholas, 2006, tap dancer/actor (Nicholas Brothers) (b. 1914)
ON THIS DATE IN…
1863 – Congress passes the 13th Amendment, abolishing slavery.
1918 – Lewis H. Latimer, inventor, honored.
1950 – Jackie Robinson signs highest contract ($35,000) in Dodger history.
1962 – Jackie Robinson is 1st Black elected to Baseball Hall of Fame.
1976 – George Foreman KOs Ron Lyle in 5th round of a real slugfest.
1986 – 43rd Golden Globes: Whoopi Goldberg, Color Purple win.
As an Aquarius born on January 24th, you are known for your originality and adaptability. If you asked any of your friends or family, they would admit that you are far from traditional. Your interests, hobbies, style and nearly all aspects of your life are products of your unique worldview. Although some people may view your personality as unusual, your uniqueness is one of your greatest strengths. You love new situations, people and environments, as they give you an opportunity to adapt. People respond very positively to your unique charms, which explains how you have gained such a varied group of companions.