CMN Almanac

Today is Monday, February 25th,  the 56th day of the year. There are 309

James Brown

James Brown

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, Pistol Patent Day

CELEBRITY BIRTHDAYS

Lee Evans, 72, track star

Joakim Noah

Joakim Noah

James Brown, 69, sportscaster

Veronica Webb, 54, supermodel/actress

Tamarick Vanover, 45, football player

Joakim Noah, 34, basketball player

HISTORIC BIRTHDAYS

DEATHS

Elijah Muhammad, 1975, leader of Nation of Islam (b. 1897)

Sade

Sade

Daniel “Chappie” James Jr., 1978, retired Air Force general (b. 1920)

Jersey Joe Walcott, 1994, boxer (b. 1914)

ON THIS DATE IN…

1836 – U.S. Showman Phineas Taylor Barnum exhibits African American

slave Joice Heth.

1839 – Seminoles & black allies shipped from Tampa Bay Florida, to West.

1870 – Hiram R. Revels, is sworn in as 1st African American member of

Congress (Sen-R-MS).

Forest Whitaker

Forest Whitaker

1964 – Muhammad Ali (Cassius Clay) TKOs Sonny Liston in 7 for his first world

heavyweight championship title.

1986 – 28th Grammy Awards: We Are the World, Sade, Phil Collins wins.

1989 – Mike Tyson TKOs Frank Bruno in 5 for heavyweight boxing title.

1992 – Muddy Waters wins Lifetime Achievement Award at the 34th Annual

Grammy Awards.

2007 – 79th Academy Awards – “The Departed,” Forest Whitaker & Helen

Mirren win.

HOROSCOPE 

As a Pisces born on February 25th, your personality is defined by imagination, selflessness and intuition. You have an active and creative mind, which you use to see possibilities all around you. When paired with your positivity, your imagination allows you to see the best in people and situations. While your friends and family admire your optimistic imagination, it is your selflessness that they appreciate the most. While many people make the claim, you are a genuine example of a person that puts the interests of others above their own. Highly intuitive, it seems that you can sense when someone you love is upset or troubled.

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