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November 28,2013

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Today is Thursday November 28, 2013
332st day of 2013, 33  remaining

Sunrise: 7:04am
Sunset: 4:51pm    

Special Celebrations today:

Today is Thanksgiving  Day and the first day of Hanukkah
 ...
This is National French Toast Day.
This is National Red Planet Day and No Interruption Day.

On this day in...

1953: New York City began 11 days without newspapers due to a strike by photoengravers.

1963: U.S. President Johnson  announced that Cape Canaveral would be renamed Cape Kennedy.

1964: The U.S. launched the space probe Mariner Four on course for Mars.

1983: The Space Shuttle Columbia took off with the Spacelab in its cargo bay.

1990: Margaret Thatcher resigned as prime minister of Brittain.

1995: President Clinton signed a bill that ended the federal 55mph speed limit.

If today's your birthday, you share it with:
Berry Gordy Jr.
Randy Newman
Ed Harris
Judd Nelson
Jon Stewart
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