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Daily Calendar for Monday, September 12, 2022

Question of the Day

When did NASA begin using the Hubble Space Telescope?
NASA launched this telescope on April 24, 1990, to enable us to see farther into space than an Earth-based telescope would allow.

Advice of the Day

The smoke from rue and bitter almonds will repel wild cats.

Home Hint of the Day

If you decide to paint your wood floor, choose an alkyd-resin paint. This is a good finish for floors that get a lot of traffic.

Word of the Day

League
1 league=3miles=24 furlongs

Puzzle of the Day

The Green Mountain State.(Name the U.S. state!)
Vermont

Born

  • Richard Jordan Gatling (inventor)
  • Charles Dudley Warner (editor)
  • The Viscount Willingdon (Canadian Governor General 1926-1931)
  • H.L. Mencken (journalist)
  • Alfred A. Knopf (publisher)
  • Ben Shahn (painter)
  • Barry White (singer)
  • Amy Yasbeck (actress)
  • Paul Walker (actor)
  • Benjamin McKenzie (actor)
  • Yao Ming (basketball player)
  • Jennifer Hudson (actress and singer)
  • Emmy Rossum (actress)

Died

  • William Boyd (actor)
  • Anthony Perkins (actor)
  • Raymond Burr (actor)
  • John Hollman (CNN newscaster)
  • Johnny Cash (singer)

Events

  • Henry Hudson began exploration of what is later to be named the Hudson River
  • Astronomer Charles Messier cataloged the Crab Nebula
  • A whale followed a boat to the Montreal harbor
  • Elizabeth Barrett eloped with Robert Browning
  • John F. Kennedy married Jacqueline Lee Bouvier in Newport, Rhode Island
  • Lassie made its television debut
  • Bonanza made its television debut
  • Luna 2 spacecraft launched
  • U.S. President Kennedy delivered Moon speech, Rice University, Houston, Texas
  • The Monkees debuted on television
  • Astronauts Jan Davis and Mark Lee became the first married couple in space during a shuttle mission
  • Hong Kong Disneyland opened

Weather

  • Hot, dry winds caused tree foliage to crumble in east Kansas
  • Hurricane Donna made landfall on central Long Island, then tracked across New England, with winds reaching 140 mph at the Blue Hills Observatory in Milton, Massachusetts, and 130 mph on Block Island, Rhode Island

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