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November 30 In History

November 30 In History November 30th is… Computer Security Day National Mason Jar Day National Meth Awareness Day National Mississippi Day Mousse Day Peppermint Latte Day National Personal Space Day Stay Home Because You’re Well Day 3340 BC – Earliest believed record of an eclipse in Ireland. 1609 – Galileo Galilei realized that the moon

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"So never mind the darkness, we still can find a way 'Cause nothin' lasts forever, even cold November rain" - Gins N Roses

November 29 in History

November 29 in History November 29th is… Electronic Greetings Day Lemon Creme Pie Day Toss Your Leftovers Day 533 (Earthquake) Aleppo (now Syria) – 130,000 people estimated killed. 1681 – The Royal College of Physicians in Edinburgh, Scotland, was granted its charter by King Charles II. 1825 – First Italian opera in the US, Barber of ...
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November 28 in History

November 28 in History November 28th is… French Toast Day 2348 BC – A supposed comet, under divine guidance, passed near Earth, causing the Great Flood, in the opinion of Anglican priest and mathematician William Whiston. They did not know much about comets in 1696. 1582 – William Shakespeare married Anne Hathaway (not the ‘our’ ...
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November 27 in History

November 27 in History November 27th is… National Bavarian Cream Pie Day National Craft Jerky Day 1826 – Chemist John Walker invented the friction match in England. 1834 – Thomas Davenport invented the direct current (DC) electric motor. 1896 – Also Sprach Zarathustra by Richard Strauss was first performed. 1910 – Pennsylvania Station opened because the Pennsylvania ...
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November 26 in History

November 26 in History November 26th is… Cake Day 1703 – The Great Storm – more than 8,000 people perished, and England’s first Eddystone Lighthouse (Winstanley’s lighthouse) was destroyed overnight. 1716 – First African lion was exhibited in America (in Boston). It was just a single lion, which supposedly later joined a “menagerie,” which was a traveling ...
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November 25 in History

November 25 in History November 25th is… Blase´ Day Parfait Day National Play Day With Dad Shopping Reminder Day 1792 – Robert B. Thomas first published the Old Farmer’s Almanac. He added “Old” to the title in 1832 because there was so much competition in the Farmer’s Almanac business. 1884 – The patent (#308,422) for ...
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November 24 in History

November 24 in History November 24th is… National Sardines Day 1639 – First observation of the transit of Venus by Jeremiah Horrocks and William Crabtree – helped establish the size of our Solar System. 1859 – Charles Darwin published On the Origin of Species. The first printing sells for around $100,000 today. 1874 – The barbed ...
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November 23 in History

November 23 in History November 23rd is… Border Collie Day National Cashew Day Eat a Cranberry Day Espresso Day 1644 – John Milton published Areopagitica, a pamphlet decrying censorship. 1874 – A paper by Ferdinand Braun was published in the Annalen der Physik und Chemie describing his discovery of the electrical rectifier effect, the first semi-conductor. 1889 – ...
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November 22 in History

November 22 in History November 22nd is… Cashew Day For those born on November 22, 1989, you have a special birthday in the year 2033. Why? On 11/22/33, you’re turning 44! 1809 – The (#1168) patent was issued in the U.S. for a metallic writing pen was issued to Peregrine Williamson. 1858 – Denver, Colorado, ...
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November 21 in History

November 21 in History November 21st is… National Cranberry Relish Day Stuffing Day 164 BC – Judas Maccabeus, son of Mattathias of the Hasmonean family, restored the Temple in Jerusalem. This event is commemorated each year by the festival of Hanukkah. 1783 – Jean Francois Pilatre de Rozier and the Marquis Francois Laurant d’Arlandes became ...
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November 20 in History

November 20 in History November 20th is… National Gingerbread Cookie Day Peanut Butter Fudge Day National Red Mitten Day National Stuffing Day 1866 – US patent (#59,745) for a yoyo, called a “Whirligig” or “Bandalore” in the paperwork, was issued to James L. Haven and Charles Hettrick of Cincinnati, Ohio. 1866 – The US patent ...
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