“Today” co-host Hoda Kotb is 52

“Today” co-host Hoda Kotb is 52

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

EUR MOTIVATIONAL NOTE

“A crown, if it hurts us, is not worth wearing.” – Pearl Bailey

EUR BIRTHDAYS

Aug. 9: Rapper Kurtis Blow is 57. “Today” co-host Hoda Kotb is 52. Rapper Mack 10 is 45.

BLACK HISTORY

Aug. 9, 1936: Jesse Owens wins four gold medals in the Berlin Olympics.