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Novemeber fun facts !!

Posted by on Nov. 18, 2012 at 12:23 PM
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  • Thanksgiving was first celebrated in the U.S. in 1789.

  • The birthstone for November is the topaz.

  • John F. Kennedy was assassinated in November 1963.

  • Lincoln’s Gettysburg address was given in November 1863.

  • The ancient Roman calendar listed November as the ninth month.

  • The US and Canada celebrate the end of WWI on November 11.

  • Presidents Harding and Polk differed in age by 70 years, but they were both born on November 2.

  • Winter once began on November 11, according to the calendar of ancient Rome.

  • November was called "Blood Month" by the ancient Saxons because that was the month they sacrificed animals to their gods.
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    by on Nov. 18, 2012 at 12:23 PM
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    MichelleK41
    by on Nov. 18, 2012 at 12:50 PM

    Interesting about when winter first begun.




    sandbuster
    by on Nov. 18, 2012 at 12:57 PM

    Interesting

    mrswillie
    by on Nov. 22, 2012 at 8:07 AM

    tfs

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