CMN Almanac

Today is Tuesday, February 13th,  the 44th day of the year. There are 321

Randy Moss

Randy Moss

days remaining until the end of the year.

HOLIDAYS and OBSERVANCES American Heart Month,

Black History Month, National Children’s Dental Health,

National Cherry Month, Great American Pie Month, National

Grapefruit Month, National Weddings Month, Blame Someone

Else Day, Get a Different Name Day

CELEBRITY BIRTHDAYS

Michael Jackson Jr.

Michael Jackson Jr.

Freedom Williams, 52, singer (C&C Music Factory)

Charlie Garner, 46, football player

Randy Moss, 41, football player

Michael Turner, 35, football player

Aqib Talib, 31, football player

Aston Merrygold, 29, singer

Michael Jackson Jr., 21, son of Michael Jackson

Eddie Robinson

Eddie Robinson

HISTORIC BIRTHDAYS

Absalom Jones, (b. 1746), 1st Black protestant minister (d. 1818)

Eddie Robinson, 97, winningest college football coach (Grambling) (d. 2007)

King Floyd, 71, rocker (d. 2006)

DEATHS

Henry Highland Garnet, 1882, diplomat (b. 1816)

Freddie Solomon, 2012, football player (b. 1953)

Barbie

Barbie

ON THIS DATE IN…

1861 – Abraham Lincoln declared president in Washington D.C.

1920 – National Negro Baseball League organizes.

1923 – 1st Black pro Basketball team, “Renaissance,” organizes.

1957 – Southern Christian Leadership Conference organizes in New Orleans.

1959 – Barbie doll goes on sale.

1970 – Joseph L. Searles becomes the first African American member of the

Esperenza Spalding

Esperanza Spalding

New York Stock Exchange.

1974 – James ‘Cool Papa’ Bell is named to baseball’s Hall of Fame.

1989 – Oklahoma football player Charles Thompson is charged with selling

cocaine; he is later sentenced to 2 years in prison

1996 – Rapper Tupac Shakur releases his 4th studio album ‘All Eyez on Me’.

2011 – 53rd Grammy Awards: Need You Now, Esperanza Spalding wins.

HOROSCOPE 

As an Aquarius born on February 13th, your personality is characterized by impulsiveness and charm. Your friends and family would be the first to point out your spontaneous nature. As a result of this quality, you have a wide range of interests and hobbies. Socially, you display a special brand of charm and mystery that has earned you many admirers. You would be surprised to know how many of your friends are still trying to solve discover your inner self!

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