We remember Donny Hathaway (b. 1945); Kevin flute player Locke (d.2022)
Black History Month (U.K. Europe continent)
Internationally: Day of Older Persons
Bring Your Bible To School Day
Country Music Month
Happy Birthday, former president Jimmy Carter, NIGERIA (AFRICA); CHRISTOPHER 'PETER' KNIGHT , JURNEE SMOLLETT, HOWARD HEWETT.
Faith: Clergy Appreciation Month
Hosted theme: TSB Social Event Pre-Winter Cleaning Month; It's Art and Humanities Month, Pastoral Appreciation Month, Filipino American History Month; Italian and Polish American Month, & Pizza Month
It's also National Work and Family Month.
On this date: Invention of The Soul Train TV Broadcast
Festival of Lights, India
Happy Birthday, STING/MOSES GUNN/KELLY RIPA
Mohandas Gandhi (1869)
Happy Birthday, INDIA ARIE/Min. AL SHARPTON
The Obama's Wedding Anniversary
10/3/1956 Nat King Cole, 1st black performer to host his own show.
We remember composer/band leader Frank Francis Johnson
National Taco Day
We remember Diahann Carroll (d. 2019).
Rutherford Hayes (1822)
Happy Birthday, RUSSELL SIMMONS
We remember Bernard 'Bernie Mac' McCullough (10/5/1957-8/9/2008)
World Teacher Day
Chester Arthur (1829)
Happy Birthday, KATE WINSLET
Tyler Perry Studios Official Anniversary (2019)
Happy Birthday, LAMMAN RUCKER, THOMAS MCCLAR
National Diversity Day
World Smile Day
Happy Birthday, TONI BRAXTON/SIMON COWELL/NICOLE ARI PARKER/JOY BEHAR
Roses became the US Flower (1986)
Happy Birthday, NICK CANNON/MATT DAMON/CHEVY CHASE/ROBERT "KOO" BELL, KARYN PARSONS, Rev. JESSE JACKSON
National Heritage Day (Turks and Caicos Islands)
Name the 1st black member of Islam?
Happy Birthday, TYLER WILLIAMS; SHARON OSBOURNE; SCOTT 'actor' BAKULA.
U.S.A. discovered (1000)
Indigenous Peoples' Day
Happy Birthday, TANYA TUCKER/BEN VEREEN
1st Black Parish, Baltimore, MD - 1863
Kruger Day, Oom Paul Birthay
We remember Russel Means (10/10/39-10/22/12), Solomon Burke (3/21/1940-10/10/2010)
Happy Birthday, GEORGE JOHNSON/ZACH GALIFIANAKIS/RAPPER MC LYTE
International Day of the Girl
Death of Casimer Pulaski Day (America/Polish)
We remember John 'Red Foxx' Sanford 12/9/1922-10/11/1991
Name the 1st black musician to tour overseas funded by the US State Dept.
Happy Birthday, HUGH JACKMAN
We remember Tommy "actor" Ford, Dick Gregory, Rudolph Isley (d. 2023)
We remember Gary Collins d.
Happy Birthday, ASHANTI/SHIRLEY CAESAR/TISHA CAMPBELL-MARTIN/SACHA BARON COHEN
Dwight Eisenhower (1890)
Happy Birthday, LOURDES LEON/USHER
We remember Maxine "Motown's Etiquette" Powell (d.)
Sept 15 - Oct 15 Last Day of National Hispanic Heritage Month
National I Love Lucy Day
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).
National Friends of the Library Week (10/16-22)
Happy Birthday, EMINEM/YCLEF JEAN/QUEEN NAIJA
Black Poetry Day
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)
Happy Birthday, JULIE DASH
We remember Russell Means (10/10/39-10/22/12); Carrie Fisher b.
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.
We remember Mahalia Jackson 1911-1972
Happy Birthday, PAT SAJACK; former first lady Hillary Clinton
Happy Birthday, KERI HILSON/LEE GREENWOOD/KELLY OSBOURNE; State of Nevada
Theodore Roosevelt (1858)
Happy Birthday, JULIA ROBERTS/BEN HARPER/TELMA HOPKINS/SHERYL UNDERWOOD
Statue of Liberty Anniversary, New York
National First Responders Day
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)
School segregation ended on this day - 1969
National Dashiki Day
John Adams (1735)
Happy Birthday, NIA LONG/EVA MARCILLE/OTIS 'BIG DADDY' WILLIAMS/HENRY WINKLER
We remember Ethel "singer" Waters; Rosalind Cash
Happy Birthday, State of NEVADA/WILLOW SMITH
Nationally Military Family Appreciation Month
Family Stories Month
National Family Caregiver Month
National Homeless Youth Awareness Month
Religion: Black Catholic History Month; today, All Catholic Saint's Day
National Adoption Month
Hosted Theme: Native American Appreciation Month
National Entrepreneurship Month
Happy Birthday, State of NORTH/SOUTH DAKOTA
We remember Roy Hargove (d. 2018).
James Polk (1795)/Warren Harding (1865)
All Soul's Day (Mexico), Dia de los Muertos
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
Happy Birthday, SEAN "DIDDY/LOVE" COMBS/MATTHEW MCCONAUGHEY/LORETTA'actress" SWIT
We remember Will Rogers; Doris Roberts.