5:48am

Tue December 24, 2013
Daily Almanac

December 24, 2013

Sunrise: 7:23am
Sunset: 4:56pm    

Special Celebrations today:

Today is  Christmas Eve as well as National Egg Nog Day
 ...
This is also  National Fruit Cake Month.

On this day in...

1906: The first music program was broadcast on radio.

1966: Luna 13 landed on the moon.

1967: Joe Namath became the first NFL quarterback to pass for           4,000 yards.

1968: Three astronauts, James Lovell, William Anders and Frank Borman reached the moon but they did not land.  It wasn't until seven months later that man did land there.

1979: Soviet troops invaded Afghanistan.

If today is your birthday, you share it with:

Howard Hughes
Ava Gardner
Ricky Martin
Lee Dorsey
Kit Carson

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