Your Daily Almanac for April 17, 2014

Calendar

Question of the Day

Where did the expression "raining cats and dogs" come from? More

Puzzle of the Day

How many wives is a man lawfully entitled to by the English prayer book? See Answer

Advice of the Day

If you have too many bananas, bake them in a banana bread or freeze them (peeled) for later use. More

Today in History

Born 1972: Jennifer Garner (actress) More

Word of the Day

Golden number See Definition

Everything Almanac Blog

When is Easter 2014?


The date of Easter is tied to the full Moon and vernal equinox. See our Easter page.

Weather Forecast

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Our New Gardening Magazine!


Welcome the "new" pollinators—and MORE ideas for a thriving garden in the 2014 All-Seasons Garden Guide!