CMN Almanac

Today is Monday, February 5th,  the 36th day of the year. There are 329

Hank Aaron

Hank Aaron

days remaining until the end of the year.

HOLIDAYS and OBSERVANCES  American Heart Month,

Black History Month, Great American Pie Month, National

Cherry Month, National Children’s Dental Health Month,

National Grapefruit Month, National Weddings Month,

National Weatherman’s Day

CELEBRITY BIRTHDAYS

Bobby Brown

Bobby Brown

Hank Aaron, 84, Hall of Fame baseball player

Barrett Strong, 77, singer (Money, That’s What I Want)

Tim Meadows, 56, actor/comedian

Bobby Brown, 49, singer

Alison Hammond, 42, actress

Tiwa Savage, 37, singer

Kevin Gates, 31, rapper

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Richard Rawson, 30, rapper

Terrence Ross, 26, basketball player

Kelvin Benjamin, 26, football player

HISTORIC BIRTHDAYS

DEATHS

ON THIS DATE IN…

1886 – Willis Johnson patents eggbeater.

Medgar Evers

Medgar Evers

1956 – L.R. Lautiner is the first Black to be admitted to the National Press Club.

1958 – Clifton R. Wharton confirmed as 1st US black foreign minister (Romania).

1962 – Suit to bar Englewood, N.J. from “racial segregated” schools, filed.

1972 – Bob Douglas is 1st African American elected to Basketball Hall of Fame.

1977 – Sugar Ray Leonard beats Luis Vega in 6 rounds in his 1st pro fight.

1989 – Kareem Abdul-Jabbar becomes 1st NBA player to score 38,000 points.

1994 – Medgar Evers’ murderer Byron De La Beckwith sentenced to life, in

Hines Ward

Hines Ward

Jackson Miss, 30 years after the crime.

1997 – O.J. Simpson found liable in the deaths of Ron Goldman & Nicole

Simpson in a civil court action.

2006 – Super Bowl XL: Pittsburgh Steelers beat Seattle Seahawks, 21-10 at the

Ford Field MVP: Hines Ward, Pittsburgh, WR

HOROSCOPE

As an Aquarius born on February 5th, your personality is defined by an honest and imaginative nature. While some people may find enjoyment in playing mind games, you are really the definition of “what you see is what you get.” In all of your social and professional dealings, you value truth and straightforwardness above all. While those closest to you appreciate your honesty, they may have the most admiration for your creativity. Your quick mind allows you to see possibilities that others cannot imagine. This ability allows you to be a natural problem solver, but it also makes you an effective and engaging communicator.

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