YEBies Born-days...

On this date in 1800 Nat Turner was born in Virgina. He would go on to lead the slave rebellion that resulted in the most fatalities in the antebellum southern United States.

On this date in 1931 the great Sam Cooke was born in Clarksdale, Mississippi. His family moved to Chicago in 1933 where he was raised. He is considered to be one of the pioneers and founders of soul music, and believed by many to be the first father of soul music. His song "A Change Is Gonna Come" will go do as on of the greatest pieces of music ever.

On this date in 1948 two-time heavyweight boxing champion George Foreman, was born in Marshall, Texas. Foreman is most famous these days for his grills, but was once known as one of the best fighters of his time. He will forever be linked with Muhammad Ali and the "Rumble In The Jungle".