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
Happy Birthday, SERENA WILLIAMS
NY City Opera: A Quiet Place
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 ...
Rosh Hashanah ends at sunset
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
Who was the first black to serve in the DE senate?
We remember actor Larry Linville; Otis Rush (d. 2018).
We remember Jessye "Opera Singer" Norman (d. 2019).
Happy Birthday BARRY 'TV-GREG' WILLIAMS/PATRICIA RUSHEN/CISSY HOUSTON
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
Festival of Lights, India
Mohandas Gandhi (1869)
Happy Birthday, STING/MOSES GUNN/KELLY RIPA
On this date: Invention of The Soul Train TV Broadcast
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
National Taco Day
Happy Birthday, RUSSELL SIMMONS
Rutherford Hayes (1822)
We remember Diahann Carroll (d. 2019).
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
Happy Birthday, LAMMAN RUCKER, THOMAS MCCLAR
Roses became the US Flower (1986)
Happy Birthday, TONI BRAXTON/SIMON COWELL/NICOLE ARI PARKER/JOY BEHAR
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
Name the 1st black member of Islam?
Happy Birthday, TYLER WILLIAMS; SHARON OSBOURNE; SCOTT 'actor' BAKULA.
U.S.A. discovered (1000)
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
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)
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.
Happy Birthday, ASHANTI/SHIRLEY CAESAR/TISHA CAMPBELL-MARTIN/SACHA BARON COHEN
Clergy Appreciation Day
We remember Gary Collins d.
We remember Maxine "Motown's Etiquette" Powell (d.)
Happy Birthday, LOURDES LEON/USHER
Dwight Eisenhower (1890)
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
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).
Black Poetry Day
Happy Birthday, EMINEM/YCLEF JEAN/QUEEN NAIJA
National Pasta Day
Happy Birthday, NE YO/ESPERANZA SPALDING/ZAC EFRON/WESLEY JONATHAN/JOE MORTON; State of Alaska
Happy Birthday, JENNIFER HOLLIDAY
We remember ROBERT 'MIKE' REED (10/19/1932-4/12/1992), and Russell Means.
We remember Jelly Roll "Jazz Pianist" Morton
Happy Birthday, SNOOP DOG/ERIC SCOTT/MARIA DAYTIA/SUNNY HOSTIN/Vice President KAMALA HARRIS
What is the name of the 1st black Holiness Church?
Happy Birthday, KIM KARDASHIAN (WEST)
We remember Russell Means (10/10/39-10/22/12); Carrie Fisher b.
Happy Birthday, JULIE DASH
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
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
Happy Birthday CIARA/KATY PERRY
We remember Pablo Picasso (1881); Fats Domino.
Happy Birthday, PAT SAJACK; former first lady Hillary Clinton
We remember Mahalia Jackson 1911-1972
Theodore Roosevelt (1858)
Happy Birthday, KERI HILSON/LEE GREENWOOD/KELLY OSBOURNE; State of Nevada
Statue of Liberty Anniversary, New York
Happy Birthday, JULIA ROBERTS/BEN HARPER/TELMA HOPKINS/SHERYL UNDERWOOD
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)
John Adams (1735)
National Dashiki Day
Happy Birthday, NIA LONG/EVA MARCILLE/OTIS 'BIG DADDY' WILLIAMS/HENRY WINKLER
Happy Birthday, State of NEVADA/WILLOW SMITH
Last Day of "Pretend No American Businesses" event
We remember Ethel "singer" Waters; Rosalind Cash
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
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
National Housewife's Day
Happy Birthday, KARI"KATI"MICHAELSEN
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
Bonfire Night (UK/London)
The ending of all quarrels and the beginning of a new year.