Today is Tuesday, October 26 is the 299th day of the year. There are 66
days remaining until the end of the year and 60 days remaining
HOLIDAYS and OBSERVANCES
Breast Cancer Awareness Month, American Pharmacist Month, Clergy
Appreciation Month, Computer Learning Month, Cookie Month, Domestic
Violence Awareness Month, Lupus Awareness Month, National Diabetes
Month, National Pizza Month, National Vegetarian Month, National
Popcorn Popping Month, Seafood Month, National Mincemeat Day!
Chuck Foreman, 71, football player
Bootsy Collins, 70, singer/bassist
James Pickens, Jr., 66, TV actor
Roger Kingdom, 59, hurdler
Jessie Armstead, 51, football player
Phaedra Parks, 47, reality star
Lyrical, 44, entrepreneur
Monta Ellis, 36, basketball player
Mahalia Jackson, 110, gospel singer (d. 1972)
Edward W. Brooke, 102, politician (d. 2015)
Hattie McDaniel, 1952, actress (b. 1895)
Louise Beavers, 1962, actor (b. 1902)
ON THIS DATE IN:
1810 – U.S. annexes western Florida.
1868 – White terrorists kill several blacks in St Bernard Parish La.
1921 – Solomon Porter Hood named minister to Liberia.
1927 – Duke Ellington sings “Creole Love Song”.
1968 – George Foreman wins gold for USA at Mexico Olympic games
1977 – Dr. Clifford R Wharton Jr. named chancellor of State University of
1988 – Donald Trump bills Mike Tyson $2,000,000 for 4 month advisory
2001 – The United States passes the USA PATRIOT Act into law.
As a Scorpio born on October 26th, you have the unique gifts of passion, ambition and composure. You’re cool, calm and collected in most things, preferring to be calculated in life. You are never content with second place, as you are only satisfied being the best in all that you do. This drive for success creates an inner passion that drives your work and efforts. While others may quit in the face of adversity, you only dig in deeper, working tirelessly to overcome challenges.