TODAY YOU SHARE A BIRTHDAY WITH:

Ozzy Osbourne,  Daryl Hannah, American actress (Splash), Julianne Moore, American actress (Magnolia, The Kids are Alright)58, Montell Jordan, American singer and record producer 50, Trina, American rapper 44, Tiffany Haddish, American comedian and actress (Girls Trip) 40,

 

TODAY’S NATIONAL CALENDAR

National Roof Over Your Head Day

World Trick Shot Day – First Tuesday in December

National Day of Giving – #GivingTuesday – Usually Follows Cyber Monday

 

 

BLACK HISTORY

1847 Frederick Douglass publishes first issue of his newspaper “North Star”

1964 Academy Award for best actor of the year presented (April 13) to Sidney Poitier for his performance in Lilies of the Field.

1970 The first Black Miss World was Jennifer Josephine Hosten who won the honor on this day.

EVENTS

1775 First official US flag raised (Grand Union Flag) aboard naval vessel USS Alfred

1818 Illinois becomes 21st state USA (Admission day)

1828 Andrew Jackson elected 7th US President

1833 Oberlin College in Ohio, the first truly coeducational college, opens

1834 First US dental society organized (NY)

1868 1st blacks on US trial jury appointed for Jefferson Davis trial

1947  Tennessee Williams “Streetcar Named Desire” premieres in NYC

1948 1st woman army officer not in medical corps sworn in

1956 Wilt Chamberlain makes his much anticipated varsity debut;

1967 Assassination attempt made on Bob Marley and others during concert rehearsals in Jamaica

1971 US President Richard Nixon commutes Jimmy Hoffa’s jail term

1995 2Pac released the single California Love