Today is Wednesday, May 31st, the 151st day of the year. There are 214
days remaining until the end of the year.
HOLIDAYS and OBSERVANCES Date Your Mate Month,
Foster Care Month, National Barbecue Month, National Bike
Month, National Blood Pressure Month, National Hamburger
Month, National Photograph Month, National Recommitment
Month, National Salad Month, Older Americans Month,
National Water Safety Month, World No Tobacco Day
Happy Hairston, 81, basketball player
Darryl McDaniels, 59, rapper (Run DMC)
Kenny Lofton, 56, baseball player
Reggie Yates, 40, actor
Nate Robinson, 39, basketball player
Johnny Taylor, 2000, singer (b. 1938)
Orlando Woolridge,2012, basketball player (b. 1959)
ON THIS DATE IN…
1870 – Congress passes the 1st Enforcement Act to protect the rights
1921 – Tulsa race riot: civil unrest in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The official
death toll is 39, but recent investigations suggest the actual toll
may be much higher.
1955 – The Supreme Court orders school integration “with all
1961 – Chuck Berry’s amusement park. Berryland in St. Louis, opens.
1969 – Stevie Wonder releases, “My Cherie Amore”.
1997 – Donovan Bailey beats Michael Johnson in 150 meter race.
2008 – Usain Bolt breaks the world record in the 100 meter sprint
with a time of 9.72 seconds.
Mercury is paired with the element of air and you have the most fluid relationship with air out of any of the zodiac signs. The stirring qualities of air help to stimulate curiosity and push you on a path towards greater knowledge. Beware that although you may be stimulated mentally, without passion you can easily slip into a state of social distance and aloofness.