KALW's Daily Almanac

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Fri November 28, 2014
Daily Almanac

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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Thu November 27, 2014
Daily ALmanac

November 27, 2014




Wed November 26, 2014
KALW Almanac

Wednesday November 26, 2014

  • 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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Tue November 25, 2014
KALW Almanac

Tuesday November 15, 2014

  • 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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Mon November 24, 2014
KALW Almanac

Monday November 24, 2014

  • Celebrate Your Unique Talent Day
  • D.B. Cooper Day
  • Use Even If the Seal Is Broken Day
  • National Sardine Day
  • National Women’s Day-Samoa
  • On This Day
  • 1859 --- “On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection”, a groundbreaking scientific work by British naturalist Charles Darwin, is published in England.
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