A page to spark motivation, find out who’s getting older, and learn more about our history.
EUR MOTIVATIONAL NOTE
“Learn everything you can, anytime you can, from anyone you can, there will always come a time when you will be grateful you did.” ― Sarah Caldwell
May 17: Singer Taj Mahal is 76. Singer-guitarist George Johnson of The Brothers Johnson is 65. Actor Hill Harper is 52. Singer Darnell Van Rensalier of Shai is 48. Actor Tahj Mowry (“Smart Guy,” ”Kim Possible”) is 32. Actress Nikki Reed (“Twilight”) is 30.
May 17, 1875: The first Kentucky Derby is won by African American jockey Oliver Lewis riding the horse Aristides. 14 of the 15 jockeys in the race are African Americans.