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Elmo

Sunday, Nov 30 2014 by kjfitz
Elmo is a Muppet character on the children's television show Sesame Street. He is a furry red monster with a falsetto voice, who hosts the last full fifteen-minute segment on Sesame Street, "Elmo's World", which is aimed at toddlers.



  


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Today in History - November 30

Sunday, Nov 30 2014 by kjfitz
1902 – American Old West: Kid Curry Logan, second-in-command of Butch Cassidy's Wild Bunch gang, is sentenced to 20 years imprisonment with hard labor.



1936 – In London, the Crystal Palace is destroyed by fire.



  


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Cookies

Saturday, Nov 29 2014 by kjfitz


  


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Today in History - November 29

Saturday, Nov 29 2014 by kjfitz
800 – Charlemagne arrives at Rome to investigate the alleged crimes of Pope Leo III.



1877 – Thomas Edison demonstrates his phonograph for the first time.



  


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Quiet Empty Beaches

Friday, Nov 28 2014 by kjfitz


  


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Today in History - November 28

Friday, Nov 28 2014 by kjfitz
1899 – A British column is engaged by Boer forces at the Battle of Modder River; although the Boers withdraw, the British suffer heavy casualties.



1925 – The Grand Ole Opry begins broadcasting in Nashville, Tennessee, as the WSM Barn Dance.



  


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Happy Thanksgiving

Thursday, Nov 27 2014 by kjfitz


  


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Today in History - November 27

Thursday, Nov 27 2014 by kjfitz
1924 – In New York City, the first Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade is held.



2001 – A hydrogen atmosphere is discovered on the extrasolar planet Osiris by the Hubble Space Telescope, the first atmosphere detected on an extrasolar planet.



  


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Airbus A380

Wednesday, Nov 26 2014 by kjfitz
The Airbus A380 is a double-deck, wide-body, four-engine jet airliner manufactured by Airbus. It is the world's largest passenger airliner, and the airports at which it operates have upgraded facilities to accommodate it.



  


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Today in History - November 26

Wednesday, Nov 26 2014 by kjfitz
1922 – Howard Carter and Lord Carnarvon become the first people to enter the tomb of Pharaoh Tutankhamun in over 3000 years.



2002 - John Taylor was sentenced to death for the Wendy's Massacre.



  


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