Jah Itagaki's REGGAE LIFE
   This Day in Reggae
and Nubian, Rasta, herb and related history

 October 23
1994: Aswad perform at Tokyo Bay NK Hall, Tokyo, Japan.
Some numbers on this show are recorded and put in the album "Live and Shine", released on Sony Music Entertainment (Japan) Inc.

 October 24
United Nations Day
----: Cindy Breakspeare is born.
1945: United Nations is formally established with the ratification of the United Nations Charter.
1957: Handel Tucker [809; keyboard (until Dec. 1988)], songwriter/producer, is born in St. Ann, Jamaica.
1964: Zambia (N. Rhodesia) gains independence from Britain (National Day).
1973: Keith Richards is fined £205 and is given conditional discharges at Marlborough Street Magistrates Court in London for possession of marijuana, heroin and mandrax as well as a Smith and Wesson revolver and an antique shotgun, both held without a licence. Actress Anita Pallenberg, arrested with Richards on June 26 when police raided their Chelsea home, receives a conditional discharge.
1993: Funeral for Anthony Johnson aka Panhead is held. (Panhead passed away on October 11)
2005: Rosa Parks, black American civil rights activist, dies at her home of natural causes. Age 92.

 October 25
1983: Gyptian (Windel Edwards) is born.
1988: Tenor Saw (b. Clive Bright) is found dead of undetermined causes in the street of Houston, Texas, USA. Age 21. Ring the alarm!
2010: Gregory Isaacs passes away after a battle with cancer.

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