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Today is Day 362 of 2024

On the third day of Christmas, my true love sent to me
Three French hens,
two turtle doves
And a partridge in a pear tree.

St. John The Evangelist Day
Feast day for the Author of the Book Of Revelations

Mathematician, astronomer, and astrologer Johannes Kepler born in the Free Imperial City of Weil der Stadt, Holy Roman Empire.

French scientist Louis Pasteur born in Dole, France.

Charles Darwin embarks on his journey aboard the HMS Beagle.
The journey will last almost 5 years and Darwin will begin to formulate his theory of evolution.

Character actor Sydney Greenstreet born in Sandwich, Kent, England.
A Shakespearian stage actor throughout his life, Greenstreet didn't make his film debut until 1941 at age 62 when he played Kasper Gutman aka The Fat Man in the Maltese Falcon.

Poet, painter designer Mina loy born in London, England.


Singer and actress Marlene Dietrich born in Berlin.

Poet Charles Olson born in Worcester, Massachusetts.
Olson described himself as an archaeologist of morning, rather than a poet or writer.

Bob Dylan's album John Wesley Harding released.

Pope John Paul II visits Mehmet Ali Agca in prison and personally forgives him for the 1981 assassination on him in St. Peter's Square.

Naturalist Dian Fossey was found murdered in Rwanda.

Former Pakistani prime minister Benazir Bhutto is assassinated in a shooting and suicide bombing incident.

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Photo of the Day

New moon over the green manger at Square One Ranch. Taken 20201116.
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This Day at the New Yorker

" You have to break the shell to get the almond." ~ French Proverb


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