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6:56am

Fri November 14, 2014
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Friday November 14, 2014

Claude Monet (1840-1926)
  • National Girls Day
  • Loosen Up, Lighten Up Day
  • American Teddy Bear Day
  • Spicy Guacamole Day
  • Pickle Day
  • Operating Room Nurse Day
  • World Diabetes Day
  • World Orphans Day
  • Children’s Day-India
  • National Day Of Mourning-Germany
  • Readjustment Day-Guinea Bissau
  • On This Day
  • 1776 --- The St. James Chronicle of London carries an item announcing "The very identical Dr.
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6:05am

Thu November 13, 2014
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November 13, 2014

1982
  • Actor’s Day
  • National Indian Pudding Day
  • National Mom’s and Dad’s Day
  • Sadie Hawkins Day
  • Start A Rumor Day
  • World Kindness Day
  • On This Day
  • 1775 --- Continental Army Brigadier General Richard Montgomery takes Montreal, Canada, without opposition. Montgomery's victory owed its success in part to Ethan Allen's disorganized defeat at the hand of British General and Canadian Royal Governor Guy Carleton at Montreal on September 24, 1775.
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6:14am

Wed November 12, 2014
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Wednesday November 12, 2014

1954
  • Chicken Soup For The Soul Day
  • Pizza With The Works Except Anchovies Day
  • World Architecture Day
  • Postmen’s Day-Mexico
  • National Memorial Day-Liberia
  • On This Day
  • 1775 --- Upon hearing of England's rejection of the so-called Olive Branch Petition, Abigail Adams writes to her husband, "Let us separate, they are unworthy to be our Brethren.
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5:35am

Tue November 11, 2014
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November 11, 2014

Today is Tuesday November 11, 2014
315 day of 2014, 50 remaining

Sunrise: 6:46am
Sunset: 5:00pm
10 hours and 14 minutes of daylight today
Moonrise:8:35 p.m.
Moonset: 10:56 A.m.

Special Celebrations today:

Today is veterens Day , Rememberance Day in Canada. It's also national sundae day and Young reAders day

on this day in....

1851: The telescope was patented by alvan clark.

1889: washington became the 42nd state of the united states.

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8:37am

Mon November 10, 2014
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Monday, November 10, 2014

Sesame Street debuted on this day in 1969!
  • Potosi Local Festival - Bolivia
  • Area Code Day
  • Marine Corps Birthday
  • Sesame Street Day
  • World Orphans Day
  • World Science Day for Peace and Development
  • National Vanilla Cupcake Day
  • St. Tryphon, the patron of gardeners, is celebrated today

Sunrise:  6:45am 

Sunset: 5:02pm

Tides at the Golden Gate

  • High - 2:24am/1:01pm   
  • Low - 7:09am/7:48pm

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