TODAY YOU SHARE A BIRTHDAY WITH:

 
Frankie Beverly 73, Willie Hutch, Donna McGhee 59, Meli’sa Morgan 55 , Eugene Wilde, A Boogie With The Hooidie 24, Giannis Antetokokounmpo 25, Debbie Rowe 61, 

TODAY’S NATIONAL CALENDAR

National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

National Illinois Day

National Cotton Candy Day

National Rhubarb Vodka Day – First Saturday in December

Skywarn Recognition Day – First Saturday in December

 

BLACK HISTORY

1849 Harriet Tubman  for the 2nd and final time escapes from slavery in Maryland

1865 13th Amendment abolishing slavery of the United States Constitution is ratified

EVENTS

1768 “Encyclopedia Brittanica” 1st edition of published in Scotland

1862 President Abraham Lincoln orders hanging of 39 Santee Sioux Indians

1866 Chicago water supply tunnel 3,227 m into Lake Michigan completed

1877 Washington Post 1st edition published

1897 London world’s 1st city to host licenced taxicabs

1923 1st Presidential address broadcast on radio by President Calvin Coolidge

1949 Lead Belly, Huddie William Ledbetter, blues singer, dies at 64

1956 Nelson Mandela & 156 others arrested for political activities in South Africa

1964 “Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer” 1st airs on TV

1995 Michael Jackson collapses while rehearsing for an HBO special

 

1979 Kurtis Blow released the single Christmas Rippin’

1996 Death Row Records released Christmas On Death Row 

1999 The Notorious B.I.G. released 3rd album