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6:26am

Mon September 29, 2014
KALW Almanac

Monday September 19, 2014

1996
  • VFW Day
  • Broadway Musicals Day
  • Happy Goose Day
  • National Coffee Day
  • National Poisoned Blackberries Day
  • World Heart Day
  • International Inventors Day
  • Michaelmas-United Kingdom
  • Manman Aloumandia-Haiti
  • On This Day
  • 1780 --- British spy John André is court-martialed, found guilty and sentenced to death by hanging.
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6:52am

Fri September 26, 2014
KALW Almanac

Friday September 26, 2014

1957
  • Lumberjack Day-
  • Hug A Vegetarian Day-
  • Love Note Day-
  • Family Day-
  • Save The Koala Day-
  • National Pancake Day-
  • World Maritime Day-
  • World Dream Day-
  • Revolution Day-Yemen-
  • On This Day
  • 1580 --- English seaman Francis Drake returns to Plymouth, England, in the Golden Hind, becoming the first British navigator to sail the earth.
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6:35am

Thu September 25, 2014
KALW Almanac

Thursday September 25, 2014

1890
  • Gold Star Mother’s Day
  • National One Hit Wonder Day
  • Math Story Telling Day
  • Comic Book Day
  • Psychotherapy Day
  • National Crab Newberg Day
  • National Food Service Workers Day
  • World Maritime Day
  • World Pharmacists Day
  • International Ataxia Awareness Day
  • Republic Day-Rwanda
  • Armed Forces day-Mozambique
  • Niklaus of Flue Day-Switzerland
  • On This Day
  • 1513 --- The Pacific Ocean was discovered by Spanish explorer Vasco Nunez de Balboa when he cro
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7:04am

Wed September 24, 2014
KALW Almanac

Wednesday September 24, 2014

1961
  • Responsible Dog Ownership Day-
  • Family Health And Fitness Day-
  • Fish Amnesty Day-
  • Innergize Day-
  • National Hunting and Fishing Day-
  • National Public Lands Day-
  • National Punctuation Day-
  • R.E.A.D.
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7:06am

Tue September 23, 2014
KALW Almanac

Tuesday September 23, 2014

1962
  • First Day Of Autumn
  • Checkers Day
  • Dogs In Politics Day
  • Restless Leg Awareness Day
  • Hug A Vegetarian Day
  • Love Note Day
  • Celebrate Bisexuality Day
  • National Pancake Day
  • Unification Day-Saudi Arabia
  • Mabon-Wiccan
  • Shubun no Hi(Autumnal Equinox)-Japan
  • Grito de Lares-Puerto Rico
  • On This Day
  • 1642 --- The first commencement at Harvard College, in Cambridge, MA, was held. 
  • 1779 --- The U.S.
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