Today is Thursday, September 21st, is the 264th day of the year. There are 101
days remaining until the end of the year and 94 days remaining until Christmas.
HOLIDAYS and OBSERVANCES Classical Music Month,
Hispanic Heritage Month, National Courtesy Month, Chicken
Month, Suicide Prevention Month, Self Improvement Month,
Honey Month, Little League Month, National Piano Month,
Baby Safety Month, International Peace Day, World Gratitude
Melvin Van Peebles, 91, playwright/director
Artis Gilmore, 75, basketball player
Jack Givens, 67, basketball player
Rick Mahorn, 65, basketball player
Cecil Fielder, 60, baseball player
Momma Dee, 60, reality star
Lavan Davis, 56, actor
Alfonso Ribeiro, 52, actor
Lil’ Rob, 47, rapper
Nicole Richie, 42, American socialite
Greg Jennings, 40, football player
Wale, 39, singer
Dwayne Bowe, 38, football player
Jason Derulo, 34, singer
Florence Griffith Joyner, 1998, track athlete (b. 1959)
Troy Anthony Davis, 2011, death row inmate/activist (executed) (b. 1968)
ON THIS DATE IN…
1815 – Gen. Andrew Jackson honors courage of Black troops who fought in
the Battle of New Orleans.
1872 – John Henry Conyers of South Carolina becomes 1st black student at
1897 – F.W. Leslie patents the envelope seal.
1905 – Atlanta Life Insurance Company forms.
1955 – Rocky Marciano KOs Archie Moore in 9 for heavyweight boxing title.
1966 – Jimmy Hendrix changes spelling of his name to Jimi.
1970 – “Monday Night Football” premieres on ABC – Browns 31, Jets 21.
1985 – Michael Spinks beats Larry Holmes in 15 to become Heavyweight
1991 – USA Basketball announces “Dream Team” for the 1992 Olympics.
2008 – Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley, the two last remaining
independent investment banks on Wall Street, become bank holding
companies as a result of the subprime mortgage crisis.
As a Virgo born on September 21st, you are no stranger to your emotions, as you are very sensitive. Your sensitivity is obvious to those closest to you, as you are very open about with them. The same cannot be said about the rest of the world, which you meet with great reserve. You have never been fond of the spotlight, instead preferring to work in the shadows unbothered. Your sensitivity also connects to your appreciation of art and beauty, which is amongst your most positive attributes.