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Yesterday Almanac Tomorrow

Today is Day 306 of 2024

Dia de los Muertos

The Day of the Dead - Sonoran Desert Holiday.

Artist Michelangelo unveils his 5,808-square-foot masterpiece, the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel in the Vatican.

William Shakespeare's tragedy Othello is performed for the first time.

William Shakespeare's play The Tempest is performed for the first time.

Author Stephen Crane (The Red Badge of Courage) born in Newark, NJ.

Sportswriter Grantland Rice born in Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

Dada artist and photographer Hannah Höch born in Gotha, German Empire.

Buffalo Bill Cody, Annie Oakley, and 15 Indians from the Wild West Show are filmed by Thomas Edison.
at the Black Maria Studio in West Orange, New Jersey.

Documentary filmmaker Marcel Ophüls (Hotel Terminus: The Life and Times of Klaus Barbie) born in Frankfurt, Germany.

Beginning date of Malcolm Lowry's novel Under the Volcano.

Seabiscuit defeats Triple Crown winner War Admiral in a match race deemed the match of the century in horse racing.


Photographer Ansel Adams takes a picture called Moonrise, Hernandez, New Mexico.
It will become one of the most famous images in the history of photography.

Puerto Rican nationalists attempt to assassinate US President Harry S. Truman at Blair House.

Singer-songwriter Lyle Lovett born in Klein, Texas.

Poet Ezra Pound dies in Venice, Italy.
"In a Station of the Metro

The apparition of these faces in the crowd :
Petals on a wet, black bough."
~ Ezra Pound

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Monarch butterflies polinating lantana. Taken 20141101.
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This Day at the New Yorker

“Even a fool has at least one talent.” – Japanese Proverb


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