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5:46am

Mon December 1, 2014
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Monday December 1, 2014

1990
  • Rosa Parks Day
  • Bifocals At The Monitor Liberation Day
  • National Pie Day
  • Eat A Red Apple Day
  • World AIDS Day
  • Youth Day-Portugal
  • National Day-Romania
  • Festival OF Freedom & Democracy-Chad
  • On This Day
  • 1779 --- General George Washington’s army settles into a second season at Morristown, New Jersey.
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5:26am

Fri November 28, 2014
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November 28, 2014

Today is Friday November 28, 2014
332 day of 2014, 33 remaining

Sunrise: 7:04am
Sunset: 4:51 pm
9 hours and 47 minutes of daylight today
Moonrise: 12:04 p.m.
Moonset: 11:42 p.m.

Special Celebrations today:

Today is Black Friday. It's also French Toast Day, You're welcome day, buy nothing day and red planet day.

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5:29am

Thu November 27, 2014
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November 27, 2014

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/11/27/opinion/nicholas-kristof-bill-cosby-uva-and-rape.html?hp&action=click&pgtype=Homepage&module=c-column-top-span-region&region=c-column-top-span-region&WT.nav=c-column-top-span-region&gwh=AB136B31B6BB584A2E1F662A7C9B9B92&gwt=pay&assetType=opinion

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6:36am

Wed November 26, 2014
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Wednesday November 26, 2014

1922
  • National Cake Day
  • Tie One On Day
  • International Aura Awareness Day
  • Proclamation Day-Mongolia
  • Day Of The Covenant-Baha’i
  • On This Day
  • 1789 --- President George Washington signed a proclamation on October 3, 1789 declaring Thursday the 26th day of November as the first national Thanksgiving Day under the Constitution.
  • 1832 --- The 'John Mason', the first public horse-drawn streetcar, began carrying passengers in New York City.  The fare was 12½¢.
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6:29am

Tue November 25, 2014
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Tuesday November 15, 2014

1963
  • National Flossing Day
  • National Parfait Day
  • International Day For The Elimination Of Violence Against Women
  • Independence Day-Suriname
  • Thanksgiving Day-PalauMange’ Yam-Voudon
  • On This Day
  • 1715 --- Thomas Masters became the first American to be granted an English patent.
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