Today is Monday December 4th, the 338th day of the year. There are 27
days remaining until the end of the year and 21 days remaining until Christmas.
HOLIDAYS and OBSERVANCES Bingo Month,
Write a Friend Month, Santa’s List Day, Wear Brown
Tony Todd, 69, actor
Cassandra Wilson, 68, singer
Bernard King, 67, Hall of Fame basketball player
Terry Glenn, 54, football player
Jay-Z, 54, rapper/music executive
Jeff Blake, 53, football player
Howard Eisley, 51, basketball player
Corliss Williamson, 50, basketball player
Tyra Banks, 50, model/actress
Orlando Brown, 36, actor
Fred Hampton, 1969, Black Panther leader (b. 1948)
ON THIS DATE IN…
1833 – American Anti-Slavery Society formed by Arthur Tappan in Philadelphia.
1906 – Alpha Phi Alpha, 1st Black Greek Letter Fraternity, forms.
1909 – The New York newspaper, Amsterdam News is founded.
1927 – Duke Ellington opens at Cotton Club in Harlem.
1954 – The first Burger King is opened in Miami, Florida.
1969 – Chicago Police murdered Black Panther leaders, Fred Hampton & Mark
Clark in their beds.
1982 – 48th Heisman Trophy Award: Herschel Walker, Georgia (RB).
1996 – Orlando Magic tie NBA record of fewest points scored since inception
of 24 second clock losing to Cleveland Cavalier, 84-57.
1997 – NBA suspends Latrell Sprewell for 1 year for attacking his coach.
Being a Sagittarius born on December 4th, you are known for being assertive, restless and open. You have trouble sticking to one interest, as there are so many different subjects and topics that you find appealing. You may be the definition of a “Jack of all trades.” In all matters of life your are assertive and honest. You do not hesitate to let others know what you want and if you set a goal, you will work tirelessly to achieve it. These qualities are greatly admired by your friends and family.