Who is Shemika Charles and why does she have a day ? In 2010 Shemika Charles set the Guinness World Record for the women's lowest limbo. She cleared 8.5 inches. Mayor Byron Brown declared 10/08 "Shemika Charles Day" in Buffalo to honor her record. She was featured on The Bill Cunningham show today to celebrate "Shemika Charles Day. So everybody celebrate Shemika Charles day by limboing.