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• How did Illinois get its name?

• Jewish New Year: Rosh Hashanah 2-Day Celebration 9/25-9/27

• Happy Birthday, WILL SMITH/CLIFFORD "TIP" HARRIS/HEATHER LOCKLEAR/DONALD GLOVER

• We remember Andy Williams (12/3/1927-9/25/2012)

• National Day of Remembrance for Murdered Victims

• Eco-friendly Sunday
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• Happy Birthday, SERENA WILLIAMS

• NY City Opera: A Quiet Place

• New Monday

• Rosh Hashanah
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• U.S. Dept. of Education established, 1979

• Native American Day or American Indian Day, includes Black Indians

• We remember Don 'Soul Train' Cornelius (b.9/27/1936); Jimmy 'Rapper' Spicer (d. 2019)

• World Tourism Day

• Happy Birthday, LIL WAYNE/GWYNETH PALTROW

• Religious Atonement is a special time of ...

• Interesting Tuesday

• Rosh Hashanah ends at sunset
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• Statue of Liberty Dedicated

• Good Neighbor Day

• We remember Ben E. King (9/28/1938-4/30/2015), Miles Davis, Agnes Nixon

• Happy Birthday, HILARY DUFF/NAOMI WATTS/VERNEE WATSON-JOHNSON

• Doable Wednesday
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• Who was the first black to serve in the DE senate?

• We remember actor Larry Linville; Otis Rush (d. 2018).

• Anticipating Thursday
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• We remember Jessye "Opera Singer" Norman (d. 2019).

• Happy Birthday BARRY 'TV-GREG' WILLIAMS/PATRICIA RUSHEN/CISSY HOUSTON

• Pleasant Friday
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• Hosted theme: Pre-Winter Cleaning and Pretend No-American Business Month, and Family Awareness of Community Generational Family Dysfunction Month.

• Faith: Clergy Appreciation Month

• Filipino American History Month; National Arts and Humanities Month, Italian and Polish American Heritage Month; National Pizza Month

• We remember Donny Hathaway (b. 1945)

• Black History Month (U.K. Europe continent)

• Happy Birthday, former president Jimmy Carter, NIGERIA (AFRICA); CHRISTOPHER 'PETER' KNIGHT , JURNEE SMOLLETT, HOWARD HEWETT.

• Bring Your Bible To School Day

• Investment Saturday
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• Festival of Lights, India

• Mohandas Gandhi (1869)

• Happy Birthday, STING/MOSES GUNN/KELLY RIPA

• On this date: Invention of The Soul Train TV Broadcast

• Eco-friendly Sunday
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• The Obama's Wedding Anniversary

• Happy Birthday, INDIA ARIE/Min. AL SHARPTON

• 10/3/1956 Nat King Cole, 1st black performer to host his own show.

• We remember composer/band leader Frank Francis Johnson

• World Smile Day

• New Monday
4
• National Taco Day

• Happy Birthday, RUSSELL SIMMONS

• Rutherford Hayes (1822)

• We remember Diahann Carroll (d. 2019).

• Interesting Tuesday
5
• Tyler Perry Studios Official Anniversary (2019)

• Chester Arthur (1829)

• We remember Bernard 'Bernie Mac' McCullough (10/5/1957-8/9/2008)

• Happy Birthday, KATE WINSLET

• World Teacher Day

• Doable Wednesday

• Yom kippur
6
• German-American Day

• Happy Birthday, LAMMAN RUCKER, THOMAS MCCLAR

• Anticipating Thursday
7
• Roses became the US Flower (1986)

• Happy Birthday, TONI BRAXTON/SIMON COWELL/NICOLE ARI PARKER/JOY BEHAR

• Pleasant Friday
8
• National Children's Day

• National Heritage Day (Turks and Caicos Islands)

• Happy Birthday, NICK CANNON/MATT DAMON/CHEVY CHASE/ROBERT "KOO" BELL, KARYN PARSONS, Rev. JESSE JACKSON

• Investment Saturday
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• Name the 1st black member of Islam?

• Happy Birthday, TYLER WILLIAMS; SHARON OSBOURNE; SCOTT 'actor' BAKULA.

• U.S.A. discovered (1000)

• Eco-friendly Sunday
10
• Kruger Day, Oom Paul Birthay

• We remember Russel Means (10/10/39-10/22/12), Solomon Burke (3/21/1940-10/10/2010)

• Indigenous Peoples’ Day; Columbus Day

• 1st Black Parish, Baltimore, MD - 1863

• Happy Birthday, TANYA TUCKER/BEN VEREEN

• New Monday

• Sukkot
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• Happy Birthday, GEORGE JOHNSON/ZACH GALIFIANAKIS/RAPPER MC LYTE

• International Day of the Girl

• We remember John 'Red Foxx' Sanford 12/9/1922-10/11/1991

• Death of Casimer Pulaski Day (America/Polish)

• Interesting Tuesday
12
• Happy Birthday, HUGH JACKMAN

• We remember Tommy "actor" Ford, Dick Gregory.

• Name the 1st black musician to tour overseas funded by the US State Dept.

• Doable Wednesday
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• Happy Birthday, ASHANTI/SHIRLEY CAESAR/TISHA CAMPBELL-MARTIN/SACHA BARON COHEN

• Clergy Appreciation Day

• We remember Gary Collins d.

• Anticipating Thursday
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• We remember Maxine "Motown's Etiquette" Powell (d.)

• Happy Birthday, LOURDES LEON/USHER

• Dwight Eisenhower (1890)

• Pleasant Friday
15
• National I Love Lucy Day

• Sept 15 - Oct 15 Last Day of National Hispanic Heritage Month

• Happy Birthday, ERIC BENET/GINUWINE/KEYSHIA COLE/PENNY MARSHALL

• Investment Saturday
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• NATIONAL BOSS'S DAY (USA)

• Kids Fest in NY City

• Name the creator of the Million Man/Woman March (10/16/95).

• We remember Roy Hargove (b. 1969).

• Eco-friendly Sunday
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• Black Poetry Day

• Happy Birthday, EMINEM/YCLEF JEAN/QUEEN NAIJA

• National Pasta Day

• New Monday
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• Happy Birthday, NE YO/ESPERANZA SPALDING/ZAC EFRON/WESLEY JONATHAN/JOE MORTON; State of Alaska

• Interesting Tuesday
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• Happy Birthday, JENNIFER HOLLIDAY

• We remember ROBERT 'MIKE' REED (10/19/1932-4/12/1992), and Russell Means.

• Doable Wednesday
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• We remember Jelly Roll "Jazz Pianist" Morton

• Happy Birthday, SNOOP DOG/ERIC SCOTT/MARIA DAYTIA/SUNNY HOSTIN/Vice President KAMALA HARRIS

• Anticipating Thursday
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• What is the name of the 1st black Holiness Church?

• Happy Birthday, KIM KARDASHIAN (WEST)

• Pleasant Friday
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• We remember Russell Means (10/10/39-10/22/12); Carrie Fisher b.

• Happy Birthday, JULIE DASH

• Investment Saturday
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• Name the 1st white, presbyterian minister who baptized blacks?

• Happy Birthday, RYAN REYNOLDS/MEGHAN MCCAIN

• We remember Johnny Carson (b.); Yvonne Staples (b. 1934).

• National Talk Show Host Day

• Eco-friendly Sunday
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• We remember Sarah J. Hale (d. 1788); Sheila Stewart (d. 2013); Maureen O'Hara (d. 2015); Robert Guillaume (d. 2017); Melvin Wah Wah Waston Ragin (d. 2018),

• United Nations Day, An international peacekeeping organization.

• Happy Birthday, MONICA/DANIEL GLOVER/DRAKE/BILL WYMAN/ADRIENNE BAILON

• New Monday
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• Happy Birthday CIARA/KATY PERRY

• We remember Pablo Picasso (1881); Fats Domino.

• Interesting Tuesday
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• Happy Birthday, PAT SAJACK; former first lady Hillary Clinton

• We remember Mahalia Jackson 1911-1972

• Doable Wednesday
27
• Theodore Roosevelt (1858)

• Happy Birthday, KERI HILSON/LEE GREENWOOD/KELLY OSBOURNE; State of Nevada

• Mother-in-Law Day

• Anticipating Thursday
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• Statue of Liberty Anniversary, New York

• Happy Birthday, JULIA ROBERTS/BEN HARPER/TELMA HOPKINS/SHERYL UNDERWOOD

• Pleasant Friday
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• School segregation ended on this day - 1969

• Happy Birthday, GABRIELLE UNION/TRACEE ELLIS ROSS

• We remember Al Molinaro "Happy Days ... Al Delvecchio". (d. 2015), Keith 'singer' Wilder (d. 2017), John 'comedian/actor' Witherspoon (d. 2019)

• Investment Saturday
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• John Adams (1735)

• National Dashiki Day

• Happy Birthday, NIA LONG/EVA MARCILLE/OTIS 'BIG DADDY' WILLIAMS/HENRY WINKLER

• Eco-friendly Sunday
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• Happy Birthday, State of NEVADA/WILLOW SMITH

• Last Day of "Pretend No American Businesses" event

• We remember Ethel "singer" Waters; Rosalind Cash

• Halloween/Hallelujah Night

• New Monday
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• Family Stories Month
• Nationally Military Family Appreciation Month
• Hosted Theme: Native American Appreciation Month
• National Family Caregiver Month
• National Homeless Youth Awareness Month
• International Day of Prayer
• National Adoption Month
• Religion: Black Catholic History Month; today, All Catholic Saint's Day
• Interesting Tuesday
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• We remember Roy Hargove (d. 2018).
• Happy Birthday, State of NORTH/SOUTH DAKOTA
• All Soul's Day (Mexico), Dia de los Muertos
• James Polk (1795)/Warren Harding (1865)
• Baltimore City Maryland: William Donald Schaefer Day
• Doable Wednesday
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• National Housewife's Day
• Happy Birthday, KARI"KATI"MICHAELSEN
• Anticipating Thursday
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• King Tut Day
• National Cookie Day
• Who was the 1st known black Methodist Preacher? - 1781
• We remember Will Rogers; Doris Roberts.
• Happy Birthday, SEAN "DIDDY" COMBS/MATTHEW MCCONAUGHEY/LORETTA'actress" SWIT
• Pleasant Friday
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• Bonfire Night (UK/London)
• The ending of all quarrels and the beginning of a new year.
• Investment Saturday