CMN Almanac

Today is Wednesday, February 14th, the 45th day of the year. There are 320

Maceo Parker

Maceo Parker

days remaining until the end of the year.

HOLIDAYS and OBSERVANCES  American Heart Month,

Black History Month, National Children’s Dental Health Month,

National Cherry Month, Great American Pie Month, National

Grapefruit Month, National Weddings Month, Ferris Wheel Day,

National Organ Donor Day, Today is Valentine’s Day!

Jadeveon Clowney

Jadeveon Clowney

CELEBRITY BIRTHDAYS

Maceo Parker, 75, tenor saxophonist

Howard Davis Jr., 62, singer

Jessie Tuggle, 53, football player

Lonnie Johnson, 47, football player

Tyus Edney, 45, basketball player

Danai Gurira, 41, actress

Frederick Douglass

Frederick Douglass

Dwele, 40, singer

Ashton Jeffrey, 27, football player

Jadeveon Clowney, 24, football player

HISTORIC BIRTHDAYS

Richard Allen, (b. 1760), founder A.M.E. Church (d. 1831)

Frederick Douglass, (b. 1818), abolitionist/lecturer/editor (d. 1895)

Gregory Hines, 71, actor/dancer (d. 2003)

Gregory Hines

Gregory Hines

Steve McNair, 43, football player (d. 2009)

DEATHS

St. Valentine, 270, marking Valentines Day (b. unknown)

ON THIS DATE IN…

1867 – Morehouse College organizes (Augusta Georgia).

1936 – National Negro Congress organizes in Chicago.

1951 – Sugar Ray Robinson defeats Jake LaMotta & takes middleweight title.

Clyde Drexler

Clyde Drexler

1957 – Georgia Senate unanimously approves Sen. Leon Butts’ bill barring

blacks from playing baseball with whites.

1966 – Wilt Chamberlain breaks NBA career scoring record at 20,884 points.

1967 – Aretha Franklin records “Respect”.

1994 – 2nd ESPY Awards: Barry Bonds, Julie Krone win.

1995 – The Portland Trail Blazers trade Clyde Drexler to the Houston Rockets,

who end up winning the 1995 NBA Championship.

HOROSCOPE

Being an Aquarius born on February 14th, your personality is defined by charm, romanticism and impulsiveness. With your warmth and mystery,it may be an understatement to simply say you are charming. Throughout your life you have noticed that people cannot help but to gravitate to your personality. While you are always social, you are also a natural romantic. There are few things you enjoy more than the feeling of giving and receiving love. In all aspects of life, you find excitement by being impulsive and spontaneous.

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