R.-Kelly

Singer R. Kelly is 49

A page to spark motivation, find out who’s getting older, and learn more about our history.

EUR MOTIVATIONAL NOTE

My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style. – Maya Angelou

EUR BIRTHDAYS

Jan. 8: Singer Shirley Bassey is 79. Singer Anthony Gourdine of Little Anthony and the Imperials is 75. Singer R. Kelly is 49. Reggae singer Sean Paul is 43.

BLACK HISTORY

Jan. 8, 1867: Legislation giving the suffrage to blacks in the District of Columbia was passed over President Andrew Johnson’s veto.