Today is Thursday, March 31st, the 90th day of the year. There are 275
days remaining until the end of the year.
HOLIDAYS and OBSERVANCES Irish American Heritage Month,
Music in Our Schools Month, National Craft Month, Red Cross Month,
National Nutrition Month, National Peanut Month, National Women’s
History Month, Social Workers Month, Colon Cancer Awareness Month
Herb Alpert, 87, trumpet player
Tony Cox, 64, actor
John Taylor, 60, football player
J.R. Reid, 54, basketball player
Derek Brown, 52, football player
Steve Smith, 53, basketball player
Shawty Lo, 45, rapper
Jay Rock, 36, rapper
Jack Johnson, 1878, boxer (d. 1946)
Donald Barskdale, 98, basketball player (d. 1993)
Olaudah Equiano, 1797, author (b. 1745)
Jesse Owens, 1980, track and field legend (b. 1913)
O’Kelly Isley, 1986, singer (Isley Bros.) (b. 1937)
ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY
1918 – Daylight Savings Time goes into effect in the United States
for the first time.
1965 – U.S. ordered first combat troops to Vietnam.
1967 – Jimi Hendrix burns his guitar on stage for the first time
1973 – Ken Norton defeats Muhammad Ali in a 12 round split
1985 – The first Wrestlemania, the biggest wrestling event from
the WWE takes place in Madison Square Garden featuring Mr. T.
1988 – Pulitzer Prize awarded to Toni Morrison for “Beloved”.
Fire is your sign’s paired element and of all 12 zodiac signs, you have the only fundamental connection with the element. Your special relationship with fire gives you the spark to be a self-starter and natural leader. As is the case with all fire signs, your elemental connection gives you a strong passion that burns deep within your being. As you embrace the active qualities of fire, you will continue to work toward your goals with fortitude. Be weary of fire’s negative influences, which include impatience and impulsiveness.