KALW's Daily Almanac

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5:52am

Fri November 16, 2012
KALW Almanac

Friday November 16, 2012

1959 - The Sound Of Music (highlighted story below)
  • 321st Day of 2012 / 45 Remaining
  • 35 Days Until The First Day of Winter
  • Sunrise:6:51
  • Sunset:4:58
  • 10 Hours 7 Minutes of Daylight
  • Moon Rise:9:50am
  • Moon Set:8:05pm
  • Moon’s Phase: 12 %
  • The Next Full Moon
  • November 28 @ 6:47 am
  • Full Beaver Moon
  • Full Frosts Moon

For both the colonists and the Algonquin tribes, this was the time to set beaver traps before the swamps froz

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5:31am

Thu November 15, 2012
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Thursday November 15, 2012

1969 - Moratorium march Washington D.C. (highlighted story below)
  • 320th Day of 2012 / 46 Remaining
  • 36 Days Until The First Day of Winter
  • Sunrise:6:50
  • Sunset:4:58
  • 10 Hours 8 Minutes of Daylight
  • Moon Rise:8:51am
  • Moon Set:6:58pm
  • Moon’s Phase: %
  • The Next Full Moon
  • November 28 @ 6:47 am
  • Full Beaver Moon
  • Full Frosts Moon

For both the colonists and the Algonquin tribes, this was the time to set beaver traps before the swamps froze, t

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5:31am

Wed November 14, 2012
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Wednesday November 14, 2012

1851 -
  • 319th Day of 2012 / 47 Remaining
  • 37 Days Until The First Day of Winter
  • Sunrise:6:49
  • Sunset:4:59
  • 10 Hours 10 Minutes of Daylight
  • Moon Rise: 7:44am
  • Moon Set:5:55pm
  • Moon’s Phase: 1 %
  • The Next Full Moon
  • November 28 @ 6:47 am
  • Full Beaver Moon
  • Full Frosts Moon

For both the colonists and the Algonquin tribes, this was the time to set beaver traps before the swamps froz

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5:34am

Tue November 13, 2012
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Tuesday November 13, 2012

1921 - The Sheik (highlighted story below)
  • 318th Day of 2012 / 48 Remaining
  • 38 Days Until The First Day of Winter
  • Sunrise:6:48
  • Sunset:5:00
  • 10 Hours 12 Minutes of Daylight
  • Moon Rise: 6:33am
  • Moon Set:4:59pm
  • Moon’s Phase: New Moon
  • The Next Full Moon
  • November 28 @ 6:47 am
  • Full Beaver Moon
  • Full Frosts Moon

For both the colonists and the Algonquin tribes, this was the time to set beaver traps before the swamp

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6:03am

Fri November 9, 2012
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Friday November 9, 2012

1965 - Great Northeast Blackout (highlighted story below)
  •   314th Day of 2012 / 42 Remaining
  • 32 Days Until The First Day of Winter
  • Sunrise:6:44
  • Sunset:5:03
  • 10 Hours 19 Minutes of Daylight
  • Moon Rise: 1:54am
  • Moon Set:2:15pm
  • Moon’s Phase: 22 %
  • The Next Full Moon
  • November 28 @ 6:47 am
  • Full Beaver Moon
  • Full Frosts Moon

For both the colonists and the Algonquin tribes, this was the time to set beaver traps before the swamps

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