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December 27,2013

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Today is Friday December 27, 2013
361th day of 2013, 04  remaining

Sunrise: 7:24am
Sunset: 4:58pm    

Special Celebrations today:

Today is  National Fruit Cake Day.
 ...

On this day in...

1900: Carrie Nation led her first raid on a saloon as part of Prohibition.

1945:  The World Bank was created.

1947: The children's television show " Howdy Doody" hosted by Bob Smith, made its debut.

1978:  Spain adopted a new constitution and became a democracy after 40 years of dictatorship.

1985:  Dian Fossey, an American naturalist, was found murdered at a research station in Rawanda.

If today is your birthday, you share it with:

Louis Pasteur
Sydney Greenstreet
Marlene Dietrich
William Masters
Cokie Roberts
Gerald Depardieu
 
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