Name 1st black to design a US coin.
Death of Gandhi of India
Former Pres. Franklin Roosevelt, 1882
Happy Birthday, CHRISTIAN BALE/JODY WATLEY
We remember producer Fred Silverman (d. 2020).
King Stitt d. 1/31/2012
Happy Birthday, JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE/KERRY WASHINGTON
We remember Langston Hughes d. 5/22/67; Rick James 2/1/1948-8/6/2004; Don Cornelius d. 2/1/2012; Sherman Hemsley; Dennis Edwards (d. 2018); Marc 'Simpsons' writer Wilmore (d. 2021)
Hosted Theme: Honoring Married Couples Month; It's National African American History Month
William Tucker, 1st African American child born in NORTH AMERICA. (1624)
Happy Birthday, LAURA MARLING, LISA MARIE PRESLEY, BIG BOI
National Freedom Day
Chinese New Year
Where was the 1st African Day parade?
CANDLEMAS DAY or End of Christmas-Epiphany Season
Happy Birthday, SHAKIRA/CHRISTIE BRINKLEY
We remember Sylvia "Soul Food" Woods 2/2/1926-7/19/2012, Dennis "Tempations" Edwards 2/3/1943 - 2/2/2018; Danny 'James Brown's Emcee' Ray
We remember Ben Gazzara; Maurice White; Dennis Edwards (b. 1943). co-producer Gene Reynolds (d. 2020); actor Kirk Douglas (d. 2020).
Happy Birthday YOUNG M.A
Where is the 1st statue of a black and for whom?
We remember Rosa Lee Parks (1913); Unofficial Rosa Parks Day; Conrad Brian (b. 1923)
Happy Birthday, NICOLLE WALLACE
Thank-A-Letter Mail Carrier Day
Name the two students who created a world wide religion
Name the creator of Kwanzaa in America.
Happy Birthday, BOBBY BROWN
We remember actor Kevin Conway (d. 2020); Christopher Plummer (d. 2021)
Name the 1st black male to host a national talk show.
WAITANGI DAY/NEW ZEALAND DAY
We remember Bob Marley 2/6/1945-5/9/1981; Natalie Cole
We remember former pres. Ronald Reagan, 1911
Berlin Film Festival (2/6-16)
Happy Birthday, State of MASSACHUSETTS/ZSA ZSA GABOR/MIKE'actor'FARRELL/ROBERT TOWNSEND
TV Special: Directors Guild of America Awards; Art Directors Guild Awards
Happy Birthday, GARTH BROOKS/CHRIS ROCK/ASHTON KUTCHER
We remember Gary Coleman 2/8/1968-5/28/2010; actress Paula Kelly (d. 2020); actor Robert Conrad (d. 2020), singer & humanitarian Mary Wilson (d. 2021).
Beginning of National Forgiveness Week
Who created the National Negro Baseball League?
Name the Ohio college that graduated their 1st class of black women.
William Henry Harrison (1773)
Happy Birthday, CAROLE KING/ALICE WALKER/RONNIE CLAIRE"CORABETH WALTON"EDWARDS
Happy Birthday ROBERTA FLACK/EMMA ROBERTS/YARA SHAHIDI
Who created Father's Day?
We remember Thomas Edison (d. 1847); Whitney Houston (d. 2012); Paula Kelly (d.2020)
Happy Birthday, BRANDY NORWOOD/JENNIFER ANISTON/BURT REYNOLDS/TAYLOR LAUTNER/KELLY ROWLAND/SHERYL CROW/JAZZ RAYCOLE
Abraham Lincoln's Birthday
We remember Al Jarreau.
Happy Birthday, ARSENIO HALL/ELLE VARNER
How did Chicago get its name?
1ST Public School Opened (1635)
World Radio Day
Happy Birthday, BEN POWERS
Family Day (Canada)
Name the 1st woman to make an album.
First African-American record created by Mamie Smith
We remember Florence Henderson (d. 2016); actress Esther Scott (d. 2020).
Happy Birthday, State of ARIZONA and OREGON; HEART EVANGELISTA
Richard Allen founded AME Church, 1794
TV Special: British Academy Film Awards (BBC)
Happy Birthday, JANE' actress' SEYMOUR/AMBER 'actress' RILEY
We remember Denise "Vanity" Matthew.
Name the 1st black actress to play the role of Queen Sheba
National Flag of Canada Day
Nationally: Caregivers' Day
We remember "singer" Leslie Gore; "singer: James Ingram (b.1952); actress Kellye Nakahara (d. 2020)
Happy Birthday, ICE-T/LAVAR BURTON/LOU DIAMOND PHILLIPS
Name the King of Rock & Roll.
What does "X" mean?
Happy Birthday PARIS HILTON/CHANTE MOORE/JOSEPH GORDON-LEVITT
What is the meaning of Assalaamu Alaikum?
We remember Ethel Ennis. (d. 2019); singer and actress Ja' Net Dubois (d. 2020).
Happy Birthday DAY 26/JOHN TRAVOLTA/CHANTE MOORE
We remember Maria von Trapp (2014).
International Friendship Day
Happy Birthday, SMOKEY ROBINSON
Name the artist who designed the official portrait of Bill Clinton.
We remember Lou Myers (TV actor, Vernon Gaines).
Name the 1st black group to be on the Billboards 100 chart.
We remember Nancy Wilson (birthday).
Happy Birthday, SIDNEY POITIER, RIHANNA, CINDY CRAWFORD
Minister Malik (Malcolm X) death - 1965
Happy Birthday, TYNE DALY/KELSEY GRAMMER
We remember Rue McClanahan 2/21/1934-6/2/2010/; Nina Simone (b.); Jackie Shane (d.2019); politician John Lewis (b.)
Name the 1st black musician award show.
Who sang her 1st solo in New Bethel Baptist Church, Detroit?
National Pretty Brown Girl Day
Happy Birthday, DREW BARRYMORE
George Washington's Birthday
We remember, producer Bud Yorkin; model B. Smith (d. 2020).
Happy Birthday, NIECY NASH
Heritage Day (Canada)
National TV Turnoff Week begins.
We remember actor Ben Cooper (d. 2020); actor Diana Serra Cary (d. 2020).
Happy Birthday, RASHIDA JONES/SALLY JESSY RAPHAEL
Name the 1st two rap records.
We remember daytime soap writer Lee Phillip Bell (d. 2020).
We remember Fats Domino (b. 1928).
Happy Birthday, ERYKAH BADU.
ANNUAL CELEBRATION OF BIRTH, MASTER FARD MUHAMMAD
Name the 1st lady to place black art in the White House.
We remember Elizabeth Taylor 2/27/1932-3/23/2011; Leonard Nimoy (actor Mr. Spock); Marian Anderson; Nathanial Taylor (d. 2019).
Happy Birthday, CHILLI of TLC
Happy Birthday, TASHA SMITH
Feb. 29 We remember Davy Jones; deceased Gavin 'actor' MacLeod (b.1931)
Hosted Theme: USA: White American Appreciation Month, Annual Food-Fasting Month
It is National Youth Art Month; National Craft Month; Music In Our School Month; Women History Month; Ntl.Nutrition Month; Irish American History Month
Happy Birthday, State of OHIO/NEBRASKA/JUSTIN BEIBER/HARRY BELAFONTE/LUPITA NYONGO
Mardi Gras; Pancake Day
Happy Birthday, Dr. Suess; DANIEL CRAIG.
Ash Wednesday (faith-based)
National American Anthem Day
Happy Birthday, State of FLORIDA/DARNELL WILLIAMS/JESSICA BIEL
We remember Steve Bridges d./Ronnie Montrose/Bobby Rogers 2/19/1940-3/3/13/David Ogden d.
Dolls' Festival (Japan)
The Ultimate Wedding: How old was Princess Diana when she married?
Name the 1st gospel singer to receive a Walk of Fame Star
Happy Birthday, State of VERMONT/KIMORA LEE SIMMONS
We remember Teena Marie d.12/26/10,b.3/5/56; President Hugo Chavez of Venezuela 7/28/54-3/5/13; Dean 'actor' Stockwell (b.)
Name the 1st black dance band.