CMN Almanac

Today is Friday, March 3rd,  the 62nd day of the year. There are 303

Herschel Walker
Herschel Walker

days remaining until the end of the year.

HOLIDAYS and OBSERVANCES  Irish American Month,

Music in Our Schools Month, National Craft Month, National

Nutrition Month, National Peanut Month, National Women’s

History Month, Red Cross Month, Social Workers Month,

National Anthem Day, Peach Blossom Day


Tone Loc
Tone Loc

Willie Chambers, 85, guitarist/vocalist (Chambers Bros.)

Eric “Sleepy” Floyd, 63, basketball player

Herschel Walker, 61, Hall of Fame football player

Jackie Joyner-Kersee, 61, heptathelete

Tone-Loc, 57, rapper/actor

Lil’ Flip, 42, rapper

Santonio Holmes, 39, football player

Canada Lee
Canada Lee


Garrett Morgan, 146, inventor (d. 1963)

Canada Lee, 116, actor (d. 1952)


Bobby Rogers, 2013, singer (The Miracles) (b. 1940)


1794 – Richard Allen founded African Methodist Episcopal Church.

The Temptations
The Temptations

1820 – Missouri Compromise passes, allowing Missouri to join the

United States despite slavery still being legal there.

1845 – Florida becomes 27th state of the Union.

1865 – U.S. Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, & Abandoned Lands

established by Abraham Lincoln to help destitute free blacks.

1913 – Ida B. Wells-Barnett demonstrates for female suffrage in

Washington D.C.

Rodney King
Rodney King

1931 – Cab Calloway records “Minnie Moocher” (Jazz’s 1st million seller).

1965 – Temptations’ “My Girl” reaches #1.

1990 – Carole Gist (20) is the 1st African American to be crowned Miss

USA in Wichita, Kansas.

1991 – LA Police severely beat motorist Rodney King, captured on

amateur video.


As a Pisces born on March 3rd, intuition, sensitivity and self-sacrificing qualities define you. Your intuition is so strong that at times you may feel like you psychic abilities. While others struggle to comprehend the inner workings of others, you have the innate ability to sense emotions and moods. This understanding is the key to your sensitivity, as you are always thoughtful about the emotional needs of your loved ones. Your friends and family would be the first to appreciate your self-sacrificing nature. You are truly willing to do anything for anyone, whether they are a life-long friend or a recent acquaintance.