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