CMN Almanac

Today is Sunday, February 11th,  the 42nd day of the year. There are 323

Brandy

Brandy

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,

Don’t Cry Over Spilled Milk Day, Make A Friend Day, White

T-Shirt Day

Kelly Rowland

Kelly Rowland

CELEBRITY BIRTHDAYS

Otis Clay, 76, singer

D’Angelo, 44, singer

Jacque Vaughn, 43, basketball player/coach

Isaiah Mustafa, 44, actor

Tony Battie, 42, basketball player

Whitney Houston

Whitney Houston

Brandy, 39, singer

Kelly Rowland, 37, singer

Jazz Raycole, 30, singer

Ben McLemore, 25, basketball player

HISTORIC BIRTHDAYS

John Mills, 129, singer (Mills Brothers)

Leon Haywood, 76, singer

DEATHS

Whitney Young Jr., 1971, National Urban League director (b. 1921)

James "Buster" Douglas

James “Buster” Douglas

Whitney Houston, 2012, singer/actress (b. 1963)

ON THIS DATE IN…

1644 – 1st Black legal protest in America by 11 Blacks who petitioned for

freedom in New York.

1790 – Society of Friends petitions Congress for abolition of slavery.

1861 – U.S. House unanimously passes resolution guaranteeing noninterference

with slavery in any state.

1958 – Ruth Carol Taylor is 1st African-American woman hired as flight

Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela

attendant, Ithaca NY.

1966 – San Francisco Giant Willie Mays signs highest contract, $130,000

per year.

1976 – Clifford Alexander Jr confirmed as 1st black U.S. Secretary of Army.

1990 – James “Buster” Douglas KOs Mike Tyson in 10 to win heavyweight

boxing crown.

1990 – Nelson Mandela released after 27 years imprisonment in South Africa.

1992 – Michael Johnson runs indoor world record 400m (44.97 sec).

HOROSCOPE 

As an Aquarius born on February 11th, your impulsiveness and charm defines your personality. You have a wide variety of interests and hobbies and that is a result of many spontaneous passions. As a result of your innate charm, your impulsiveness has most likely led you to have a variety of passionate relationships. Throughout your life, you have noticed that people seem to gravitate towards your warmth and mystery. It may be surprising to find, that you have many friends that still struggle to understand your true self.

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