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Thu November 22, 2012
KALW Almanac

November 22, 2012


326h day of 2012, 40 remaining


Sunrise: 6:58am
Sunset: 4:54pm


70% of the moon is visible, setting at 1:36pm, rising at 1:28am


Low Tides at the Golden Gate: 12:02am/1:27pm
High Tides: 7:04am/7:31pm


Special Celebrations today:


Today is -Thanksgiving Day in tne U.S. by presidential proclamation
It is also National Go For A Ride Day
Start Your Own Country Day
Independence Day in Lebanon
It is the Feast Day of St. Cecilia, the patron of music and musicians


On this day in...


1917 - The National Hockey League was founded.


1963 - U.S. President John F. Kennedy was assassinated during a motorcade in Dallas.


1968 - The Beatles released their 29-song double album entitled"The Beatles" which became known as "The White Album".


1986 - At age 20, Mike Tyson became the youngest world heavyweight boxing champion. .


1995 - Walt Disney's "Toy Story" opened.  It was the first computer-animated movie.



If today's your birthday, you share it with:


tennis pro Boris Becker  45
tennis pro Billy Jean King  69
Actress Jamie Lee Cutris  54
Mariel Hemmingway  51
Scarlett Johansson  28
Robert Vaughn  80
baseball's Greg Luzinski  62


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