CMN Almanac

Today is Tuesday, December 13th,  the 348th day of the year. There are 18

Morris Day
Morris Day

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

CELEBRITY BIRTHDAYS

Ferguson Jenkins, 80, baseball player

Morris Day, 65, singer (The Time)

Jamie Foxx
Jamie Foxx

Richard Dent, 62, Hall of Fame football player

Jamie Foxx, 55, comedian/actor

Nene Leakes, 55, reality star

Shandon Anderson, 49, basketball player

HISTORIC BIRTHDAYS

Ella Baker, 119, civil rights activist (d. 1986)

Nene Leakes
Nene Leakes

Archie Moore, 109, light-heavyweight boxing champ (d. 1998)

Larry Doby, 98, 1st black in baseball’s AL (d. 2003)

DEATHS

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.

Charles Woodson
Charles Woodson

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).

HOROSCOPE

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!