Today is Tuesday, December 13th, the 348th day of the year. There are 18
days remaining until the end of the year and 12 days remaining until Christmas.
HOLIDAYS and OBSERVANCES Bingo Month,
Write a Friend Month, Violin Day, Ice Cream Day
Ferguson Jenkins, 80, baseball player
Morris Day, 65, singer (The Time)
Richard Dent, 62, Hall of Fame football player
Jamie Foxx, 55, comedian/actor
Nene Leakes, 55, reality star
Shandon Anderson, 49, basketball player
Ella Baker, 119, civil rights activist (d. 1986)
Archie Moore, 109, light-heavyweight boxing champ (d. 1998)
Larry Doby, 98, 1st black in baseball’s AL (d. 2003)
Pigmeat Markham, 1981, comedian (Here Comes da Judge) (b. 1906)
Stanley Tookie Williams, 2005, co-founder of the Crips (b. 1953)
ON THIS DATE IN…
1944 – First African American servicewomen sworn into the WAVES.
1956 – Dodgers trade Jackie Robinson to Giants for pitcher Dick Littlefield &
$35,000 Robinson retires.
1990 – South African President De Klerk meets with Nelson Mandela to talk
of end of apartheid.
1997 – 63rd Heisman Trophy Award: Charles Woodson, Michigan (CB).
As a Sagittarius born on December 13th, you are charismatic and live life on the edge. You are naturally charming and warm and as a result, people seem to gravitate to you. You are quite popular, which is great because you do not mind being the center of attention. Social settings are simply a stage for you to perform to your audience. In life, your charm is paired with a desire to achieve greatness, despite any risks that may be involved. At times, you are truly fearless!