|1937:||U.S. Marijuana Transfer Tax Law passed.|
|1950:||Derrick "Duckie" Simpson [Black Uhuru] is born.|
|1957:||(some say 1959): Astro [UB40; toaster] (Terence Wilson) is born in Birmingham, England.|
|1991:||Glen Augustus Holness aka Nitty Gritty passes away at the age of 34. (b. 1957)
He was shot dead outside Super Power record shop in Brooklyn, New York, USA.
|1991:||UB40's album "Labour Of Love II" [Virgin] is certified Platinum by the RIAA (Recording Industry Association of America).|
|1993:||Bob Marley & The Wailers' compilation album "Legend" [Island] is certified Multi (4.0) Platinum by the RIAA (Recording Industry Association of America).|