Today is Wednesday, January 25th, the 25th day of the year. There are 340
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, Opposite Day
Carl Eller, 81, football player
Chris Mills, 53, basketball player
Marcus Samuelson, 53, chef
Pooh Man, 52, rapper
Kevin Williams, 52, football player
Alicia Keys, 42, singer/songwriter
Patrick Willis, 39, football player
Etta James, 85, singer (d. 2012)
ON THIS DATE IN…
1853 – Sojourner Truth addresses the first Black Women’s Rights
Convention in Akron, Ohio.
1875 – Anti-slavery society forms (NY).
1890 – National Afro-American League forms in Chicago.
1939 – Joe Louis KOs John Henry Lewis in 1 for heavyweight boxing title.
1966 – Constance B. Motley appointed federal judge, first African
1971 – Charles Manson & 3 women followers convicted of Tate-LaBianca
1988 – 15th American Music Award: Anita Baker, Paul Simon & Whitney
1989 – Michael Jordan scores his 10,000th NBA point in his 5th season.
1993 – 20th American Music Award: Michael Jackson, Mariah Carey win.
1994 – Accused of molesting a 13-year-old boy, Michael Jackson settles a
civil lawsuit out of court.
1998 – “Patti LaBelle On Broadway” closes at St James Theater NYC.
Being an Aquarius born on January 25th, your personality is defined by your adaptability and originality. You take on any opportunity to have a new experience, whether it means diving into a new environment or meeting new people. You thrive in situations where you can display your unique point of view and learn from others. You have a unique charm that causes others to gravitate to you. People may find you unusual at times, but this is only a result of the originality that you display in all aspects of your life.