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Today is Day 277 of 2024


1863
President Abraham Lincoln declares the last Thursday in November as Thanksgiving Day.

1867

French painter Pierre Bonnard born in Fontenay-aux-Roses, France.

1883
The Orient Express makes it's initial trip from Paris to Constantinople.

1895
Stephen Crane's The Red Badge of Courage published.

1900
Writer Thomas Wolfe (Look Homeward, Angel) born in Asheville, North Carolina.

1901

Manufacturer of phonographs and records, the
Victor Talking Machine Company is incorporated.
The Victrola phonograph logo with the words His Master\'s Voice, appears on all RCA-Victor phonographs and record labels.

1925
Novelist Gore Vidal (Burr) born in West Point, New York.

1942
A German V-2 rocket reaches a record 85 km (46 nm) in altitude.

1954
Rock guitarist Stevie Ray Vaughn born in Dallas, Texas.

1955
The Mickey Mouse Club premieres on TV.

The Captain Kangaroo Show with Bob Keeshan premieres on TV.

1957
The California State Superior Court rules that Allen Ginsberg's book Howl and Other Poems is not obscene.

1960
The Andy Griffith Show premieres on TV.

1990
German reunification.
The five re-established German states of East Germany formally join West Germany.


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The Lindner Grand Hotel Beau Rivage in Interlaken, Switzerland on 20041003.


This Day at the New Yorker


Proverb:
If the beard were all, the goat might preach. ~ English Proverb

        


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