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Wednesday, November 25th, 2015

  • | NATL - Moon Phases
    - So called by Native American tribes of New England and the Great Lakes because at this time of year, beavers are industriously preparing themselves for the coming winter. The November full moon.
  • | NATL - Moon Phases
    - Moon enters Full Moon phase at 5:44 PM EST.

Thursday, November 26th, 2015

  • | NATL - Seasonal
    - New York, NY. The 89th annual Macy's Thanksgiving parade starts at 9:00 AM EST at Central Park West. A part of everyone's Thanksgiving, the parade grows bigger and better each year. Featuring floats, giant balloons, marching bands and famous stars, the parade is televised for the whole country on NBC.
  • | NATL - National Holidays
    - Presidential Proclamation, always issued for the fourth Thursday in November.

Friday, November 27th, 2015

  • | NATL - Seasonal
    - The traditional beginning of the Christmas shopping season on the Friday after Thanksgiving. Called "Black Friday" because traditionally retailers were in the "black" by this day of the year.

Saturday, November 28th, 2015

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - A day to celebrate and support small businesses and all they do for their communities. Originated by American Express in 2010.

Monday, November 30th, 2015

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - Traditional beginning of the online Christmas shopping season, when consumers return to work and start ordering online. Annually, the Monday after Thanksgiving.

Tuesday, December 1st, 2015

  • - On December 1, 1891 James Naismith was a teacher of physical education at the International YMCA Training School at Springfield, MA. To create an indoor sport that could be played during winter months, he nailed up peach baskets at opposite ends of the gym and gave students soccer balls to toss into them. Thus was born the game of basketball.

Thursday, December 3rd, 2015

  • | NATL - Government
    - The tradition of having the US president light a national Christmas tree at the Ellipse at Washington DC dates to 1923, when President Calvin Coolidge pushed a button electrifying 2,500 bulbs on a 48-foot fir. The national tree as not lit during World War II, 1941-44. The tree has used LED lights since 2007. Annually, the first Thursday (or Friday) in December.

Friday, December 4th, 2015

  • - On December 4, 1998, the shuttle Endeavour took a US component of the space station named Unity into orbit 220 miles from Earth where spacewalking astronauts fastened it to a component launched by the Russians November 20, 1998. On July 25, 2000, the Russian service module Zvezda docked with the station. On October 31, 2000, NASA launched the first expedition with a three-man crew to stay aloft for four months. Officially completed on May 27, 2011, the space state is 357 feet across and 240 feet long and supports a crew of up to six.

Monday, December 7th, 2015

  • - On December 7, 1941 at 7:55AM (local time), "a date that will live in infamy," nearly 200 Japanese aircraft attacked Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, long considered the US "Gibraltar of the Pacific." The raid, which lasted little more than one hour, left nearly 3,000 dead. Almost the entire US Pacific Fleet was at anchor there, and few ships escaped damage. Several were sunk or disabled, while 200 US aircraft on the ground were destroyed. The attack on Pearl Harbor brought about immediate US entry into WWII, a declaration of war being requested by President Franklin D. Roosevelt and approved by Congress December 8, 1941.

Tuesday, December 8th, 2015

  • - On December 8, 1941, one day after the surprise Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Congress declared war against Japan and the US entered WWII.

Thursday, December 10th, 2015

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - Human Rights Day is December 10th. Presidential Proclamation 2866, of December 6, 1949, covers all succeeding years. Customarily issued as a "Bill of Rights Day, Human Rights Day and Week."

Friday, December 11th, 2015

Sunday, December 13th, 2015

  • - On December 13, 1991, North and South Korea signed a treaty of reconciliation and nonaggression, formally ending the Korean War - 38 years after fighting ceased in 1953. This agreement was not hailed as a peace treaty, and the armistice that was signed July 27, 1953, between the UN and North Korea, was to remain in effect until it could be transformed into a formal peace.

Monday, December 14th, 2015

  • | NATL - Historical
    - On December 14, 1911. The elusive object of many expeditions dating from the 17th century, the South Pole was located and visited by Ronald Amundsen with four companions and 52 sled dogs. All five men and 12 of the dogs returned to base camp safely. Next to visit the South Pole, January 17, 1912, was a party led by Captain Robert F. Scott, all of whom perished during the return trip.

Wednesday, December 16th, 2015

  • - On December 16, 1773, the Boston patriots' boarding of British vessel at anchor at Boston Harbor. Contents of nearly 350 chests of tea were dumped into the harbor.

Thursday, December 17th, 2015

  • - On December 17. 1903, Orville and Wilbur Wright, brothers, bicycle-shop operators, inventors and aviation pioneers, after three years of experimentation with kites and gliders, achieved the first documented successful powered and controlled flights of an airplane. The flights, near Kitty Hawk, NC, piloted first by Orville and then by Wilber Wright, were sustained for less than one minute but represented man's first powered airplane flight and the beginning of a new form of transportation. Orville Wright was born at Dayton, OH on August 19, 1871 and died there January 30, 1948. Wilbur Wright was born at Millville, IN on April 16, 1867 and died at Dayton OH on May 30, 1912.

Saturday, December 19th, 2015

  • | NATL - Sports and Entertainment
    - On December 19, 2015 at Daytona Beach Municipal Stadium, Daytona Beach, FL. 60th annual Championship Game with a sixteen team field competing and ending with the final two teams vying for the national championship.

    Time TBD

Sunday, December 20th, 2015

  • - On December 20, 1946, America's favorite Christmas drama premiered on this date at New York, NY Directed by Frank Capra and starring James Stewart (George Bailey), Donna Reed (Mary Bailey), Henry Travers (as Clarence Oddbody, trying to earn his angel wings) and Lional Barrymore (as villainous Mr. Potter), the film was nominated for five Academy Awards.

Monday, December 21st, 2015

  • | NATL - Seasonal
    - Allows all those preparing for Christmas to vent their frustrations. Twelve "humbugs" allowed,

Thursday, December 24th, 2015

  • | NATL - National Holidays
    - Family gift-giving occasion in many Christian countries.

Friday, December 25th, 2015

  • | NATL - National Holidays
    - Christian festival commemorating the birth of Jesus of Nazareth. Most popular of Christian observances. Christmas as a Feast of Nativity dates from the forth century. Although Jesus's birth date is not known, the Western church selected December 25th for the feast, possibly to counteract the non-Christian festivals of that approximate date. Many customs from non-Christian festivals have been adopted as part of the Christmas celebration. Some Orthodox churches celebrate Christmas January 7th based on the "old calendar".
  • | NATL - Moon Phases
    - So called by Native American tribes of New England and the Great Lakes because the nights have become long at this time of year. Also, called the Long Nights Moon.

Sunday, December 27th, 2015

  • | NATL - Historical
    - On December 27, 1932, Radio City Music Hall at New York City, opened on this date. Among the opening-night performers were the "Radio Roxyettes."

Tuesday, December 29th, 2015

Thursday, December 31st, 2015

  • | NATL - Sports and Entertainment
    - AT&T Stadium, Arlington, TX. One of two New Year's Eve semifinal bowl games to determine who plays in the College Football Championship game on Jan 11, 2016.

    Time: TBD
  • | NATL - Sports and Entertainment
    - Sun Life Stadium, Miami Gardens, FL. 82nd edition. One of the two New Year's Eve semifinal bowl games to determine who plays in the College Football Championship game on January 11, 2016. Estimated attendance: 75,000.

    Time: TBD
  • | NATL - Seasonal
    - The last evening of the Gregorian calendar year, traditionally a night for merrymaking to welcome in the new year.

Friday, January 1st, 2016

  • | NATL - Sports and Entertainment
    - The 82nd annual Allstate Sugar Bowl at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Now part of the College Football Playoff Series. The Sugar Bowl originated in 1935. Estimated attendance is 75,000.
  • | NATL - Sports and Entertainment
    - The 45th annual Fiesta Bowl at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, AZ. Two top-ranked teams, selected by the College football Playoff committee, face off against each other in this exciting match-up. The fiesta bowl is a pillar of the American community and the perfect way to kick off 2016.
  • | NATL - National Holidays
    - Legal holiday in all states and territories of the US and in most other countries. The world's most celebrated holiday.

Tuesday, January 5th, 2016

  • | NATL - Seasonal
    - Evening before Epiphany (January 6th). Twelfth night marks the end of medieval Christmas festivities. Also called Twelfth Night Eve.

Thursday, January 7th, 2016

  • | NATL - Sports and Entertainment
    - January 7, 1927, basketball promoter Abe Saperstein's "New York Globetrotters" took the floor on this date at Hinckley, IL. Despite the "New York" name, the Globetrotters hailed from Chicago's South Side. The talented African-American players, unable to play in white professional leagues, barnstormed the nation in serious basketball promotional events. They changed to the "Harlem Globetrotters" in the 1930s and added humor to their games in the 1940s.

Saturday, January 9th, 2016

Sunday, January 10th, 2016

  • | NATL - Sports and Entertainment
    - Beverly Hilton Hotel, Beverly Hills, CA. 73rd annual. Sponsored by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association and honoring achievement in film and television. Aired live on NBC.

Monday, January 11th, 2016

  • | NATL - Sports and Entertainment
    - University of Phoenix Stadium, Glendale, AZ. NCAA Division I college football playoff champion will be decided in this game with the combatants determined by the new College Football Playoff system.

Wednesday, January 13th, 2016

  • - On January 13, 1968, in a landmark concert, country music star Johnny Cash performed in front of 2,000 inmates at Folsom Prison at Folsom, CA. Backed by the Tennessee Three and accompanied by June Carte, Carl Perkins, and the Statler Brothers, Cash performed in the prison cafeteria. The concert was recorded as a live album and was a worldwide hi. Cash's choice to play to the prisoners cemented his reputation as a hero to the downtrodden.

Thursday, January 14th, 2016

  • | NATL - Historical
    - Anniversary of the act that officially ended the American Revolution and established the US as a sovereign power. On January 14, 1784, the Continental Congress, meeting at Annapolis, MD, ratified the Treaty of Paris, thus fulfilling the Declaration of Independence of July 4, 1776.

Friday, January 15th, 2016

  • - On January 15, 1967, the Green Bay Packers won the first NFL-AFL World Championship Game, defeating the Kansas City Chiefs, 35-10, at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. Packers quarterback Bart Starr was named the game's Most Valuable Player. Pro football's title game later became known as the Super Bowl.

Monday, January 18th, 2016

  • | NATL - National Holidays
    - Presidential Proclamation has been issued without request each year for the third Monday in January since 1986.

Saturday, January 23rd, 2016

Monday, January 25th, 2016

  • - January 24, 1924. The first Winter Olympic Games opened at Chamonix, France, with athletes representing 16 nations. The ski jump, previously unknown, thrilled spectators. The Olympics offered a boost to skiing, which became enormously popular in the next decade.

Tuesday, January 26th, 2016

Friday, January 29th, 2016

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - Inject some laughter into your workplace by planning a fun and relaxing activity. Do something to encourage enthusiasm and openness and to help build rapport and release tension. When we enjoy our work, we are more productive and creative. Annually, the last Friday of January.

Saturday, January 30th, 2016

  • | NATL - Public Interest, Win, Cash, Lucky, Address, Number
    - On the 30th day of January, March, May, July, September, and November we are giving $30 to 30 Lucky Number winners. Check out at Noon et for the winning numbers! The first 30 people to claim their address wins $30 each. Over $5,000 given away to Lucky Number winners in 2016.
  • | NATL - Sports and Entertainment
    - January 30th, Los Angeles, CA. 22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards. Lauded by critics for its style, simplicity and genuine warmth, the Screen Actors Guild Awards, which made its debut in 1995, has become one of the industry's most prized honors. It presents 13 awards for acting in film and television. It airs live on TNT and TBS.

Sunday, January 31st, 2016

  • | NATL - Sports and Entertainment
    - Aloha Stadium, Honolulu, HI. The best football players from the AFC and NFC battle it out. Annually the Sunday before the Super Bowl.

Monday, February 1st, 2016

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