U.S. Dept. of Education established, 1979
Native American Day or American Indian Day, includes Black Indians
Religious Atonement is a special time of ...
We remember Don 'Soul Train' Cornelius (b.9/27/1936); Jimmy 'Rapper' Spicer (d. 2019)
Happy Birthday, LIL WAYNE/GWYNETH PALTROW
World Tourism Day
Happy Birthday, HILARY DUFF/NAOMI WATTS
Statue of Liberty Dedicated
We remember Ben E. King (9/28/1938-4/30/2015), Miles Davis, Agnes Nixon
Good Neighbor Day
Judaism Social: Yom Kippur
Who was the first black to serve in the DE senate?
We remember actor Larry Linville; Otis Rush (d. 2018).
Happy Birthday BARRY 'TV-GREG' WILLIAMS/PATRICIA RUSHEN/CISSY HOUSTON
We remember Jessye "Opera Singer" Norman (d. 2019).
Hosted theme: Pre-Winter Cleaning and Pretend No-American Business Month, and Family Awareness of Community Generational Family Dysfunction Month.
Black History Month (U.K. Europe continent)
We remember Donny Hathaway (b. 1945)
Happy Birthday, former president Jimmy Carter, NIGERIA (AFRICA); CHRISTOPHER 'PETER' KNIGHT , JURNEE SMOLLETT, HOWARD HEWETT.
Italian and Polish American Heritage Month; National Pizza Month
Bring Your Bible To School Day
Faith: Clergy Appreciation Month
On this date: Invention of The Soul Train TV Broadcast
Mohandas Gandhi (1869)
Festival of Lights, India
Happy Birthday, STING/MOSES GUNN/KELLY RIPA
World Smile Day
10/3/1956 Nat King Cole, 1st black performer to host his own show.
Happy Birthday, INDIA ARIE/Min. AL SHARPTON
The Obama's Wedding Anniversary
We remember composer/band leader Frank Francis Johnson
National Taco Day
Rutherford Hayes (1822)
Happy Birthday, RUSSELL SIMMONS
We remember Diahann Carroll (d. 2019).
Chester Arthur (1829)
We remember Bernard 'Bernie Mac' McCullough (10/5/1957-8/9/2008)
World Teacher Day
Happy Birthday, KATE WINSLET
Tyler Perry Studios Official Anniversary (2019)
World Habitat Day 2020 (Habitat for Humanity)
Happy Birthday, LAMMAN RUCKER, THOMAS MCCLAR
Happy Birthday, TONI BRAXTON/SIMON COWELL/NICOLE ARI PARKER/JOY BEHAR
Roses became the US Flower (1986)
National Children's Day
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?
U.S.A. discovered (1000)
Happy Birthday, TYLER WILLIAMS/SHARON OSBOURNE
1st Black Parish, Baltimore, MD - 1863
We remember Russel Means (10/10/39-10/22/12), Solomon Burke (3/21/1940-10/10/2010)
Kruger Day, Oom Paul Birthay
Happy Birthday, TANYA TUCKER/BEN VEREEN
International Day of the Girl
Happy Birthday, GEORGE JOHNSON/ZACH GALIFIANAKIS/RAPPER MC LYTE
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.
We remember Tommy "actor" Ford, Dick Gregory.
Happy Birthday, HUGH JACKMAN
Clergy Appreciation Day
We remember Gary Collins d.
Happy Birthday, ASHANTI/SHIRLEY CAESAR/TISHA CAMPBELL-MARTIN/SACHA BARON COHEN
Happy Birthday, LOURDES LEON/USHER
Dwight Eisenhower (1890)
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
Kids Fest in NY City
We remember Roy Hargove (b. 1969).
NATIONAL BOSS'S DAY (USA)
Name the creator of the Million Man/Woman March (10/16/95).
Black Poetry Day
National Pasta Day
Happy Birthday, EMINEM/YCLEF JEAN/QUEEN NAIJA
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.
Happy Birthday, SNOOP DOG/ERIC SCOTT/MARIA DAYTIA/SUNNY HOSTIN/Vice President KAMALA HARRIS
We remember Jelly Roll "Jazz Pianist" Morton
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.
Happy Birthday, RYAN REYNOLDS/MEGHAN MCCAIN
National Talk Show Host Day
We remember Johnny Carson (b.); Yvonne Staples (b. 1934).
Name the 1st white, presbyterian minister who baptized blacks?
Happy Birthday, MONICA/DANIEL GLOVER/DRAKE/BILL WYMAN/ADRIENNE BAILON
United Nations Day, An international peacekeeping organization.
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),
We remember Pablo Picasso (1881); Fats Domino.
Happy Birthday CIARA/KATY PERRY
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
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
Happy Birthday, GABRIELLE UNION/TRACEE ELLIS ROSS
Happy Birthday, NIA LONG/EVA MARCILLE/OTIS 'BIG DADDY' WILLIAMS/HENRY WINKLER
John Adams (1735)
National Dashiki Day
We remember Ethel "singer" Waters; Rosalind Cash
Last Day of "Pretend No American Businesses" event
Happy Birthday, State of NEVADA/WILLOW SMITH