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6:05am

Fri November 21, 2014
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Friday November 21, 2014

1877
  • False Confession Day
  • Ratification Day-North Carolina
  • National Stuffing Day
  • National Kiwifruit Day
  • World Televisions Day
  • World Hello Day
  • On This Day
  • 1620 --- The Mayflower reached Provincetown, MA. The ship discharged the Pilgrims at Plymouth, MA, on December 26, 1620. 
  • 1783 --- French physician Jean-François Pilatre de Rozier and François Laurent, the marquis d' Arlandes, make the first untethered hot-air balloon flight, flying 5.5 miles over Paris in about 25 minutes.
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6:33am

Thu November 20, 2014
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Thursday November 20, 2014

1982 - The Big Game
  • Name Your PC Day
  • National Peanut Butter Fudge Day
  • National Bundt Day
  • Universal Children’s Day
  • Revolution Day-Mexico
  • Totensonntag-Germany
  • Africa Industrialization Day
  • Teacher’s Day-Vietnam
  • On This Day
  • 1789 --- New Jersey ratifies the Bill of Rights, becoming the first state to do so.
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6:37am

Wed November 19, 2014
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Wednesday November 19, 2014

1863 - The Gettysburg Address
  • Equal Opportunity Day
  • Geographic Information Systems Day
  • National Blow Bagpipes Day
  • Educational Support Professionals Day
  • Play Monopoly Day
  • Family Volunteer Day
  • “Have A Bad Day” Day
  • National Day Of Play
  • Carbonated Beverage With Caffeine Day
  • Discovery Day-Puerto Rico
  • Prince Ranier’s Day-Monaco
  • Army Coup Day-Mali
  • Garifuna Settlement Day-Belize
  • International Men’s Day
  • World Toilet Day
  • On This Day
  • 1776 --- Congre
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7:53am

Tue November 18, 2014
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Tuesday November 18, 2014

1307
  • National Vichyssoise Day
  • Push Button Phone Day
  • Use Less Stuff Day
  • William Tell Day
  • Occult Day
  • National Entrepreneurs’ Day
  • Independence Day-Latvia
  • Flag Day-Uzbekistan
  • Independence Day-Morocco
  • Vertieres’ Day-Haiti
  • On This Day
  • 1307 --- The legendary William Tell supposedly shot an apple from his son's head.
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6:10am

Mon November 17, 2014
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Monday November 17, 2014

1800
  • Great American Smokeout Day
  • Homemade Bread Day
  • National Baklava Day
  • National Farm Joke Day
  • National Take A Hike Day
  • National Unfriend Day
  • Petroleum Day
  • International Student Day
  • World Peace Day
  • World Prematurity Day
  • National Revival Day-Azerbaijan
  • Student Youth Day-Turkmenistan
  • On This Day
  • 1558 --- Queen Mary I, the monarch of England and Ireland since 1553, dies and is succeeded by her 25-year-old half-sister, Elizabeth.
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