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Daily Calendar for Monday, September 18, 2023

Question of the Day

Are rose hips a source of vitamin C?
Yes, they are. You can use rose hips in jam, soup, syrup, and the popular rose hip tea. Some varieties contain more than 20 times the amount of vitamin C found in citrus fruits.

Advice of the Day

Pick pears when the fruit has a faint yellow blush but is still green.

Home Hint of the Day

You can lay a new roof of asphalt shingles over one existing layer but not more than one. Too many layers of shingles add a lot of weight to the roof and may cause it to sag or cave in.

Word of the Day

Diurnal Tide
A tide with one high water and one low water in a tidal day of approximately 24 hours.

Puzzle of the Day

If you a sour fruit transpose, a very sweet one β€˜twill disclose. (What word fits the first clue, but when rearranged, fits the second?)

Lemon - melon


  • Samuel Johnson (author) –
  • Elmer Henry Maytag (manufacturer) –
  • Archie "Grey Owl" Belaney (conservationist) –
  • Harold Clurman (director) –
  • Greta Garbo (actress) –
  • Jack Warden (actor) –
  • Frankie Avalon (singer & actor) –
  • Fred Willard (actor) –
  • Darryl Sittler (hockey player) –
  • Jada Pinkett Smith (actress) –
  • James Marsden (actor) –
  • Alison Lohman (actress) –


  • Jimi Hendrix (musician) –
  • Katherine Anne Porter (author) –
  • Vitas Gerulaitis (tennis player) –
  • Ernie Coombs (children’s entertainer, Mr. Dressup) –
  • Bullet Bob Hayes (Olympic gold medalist and football player) –


  • Christopher Columbus landed in what is now Costa Rica–
  • New Hampshire territory separated from Massachusetts–
  • The cornerstone for the U.S. Capitol building in Washington, D.C., was laid–
  • The first edition of β€œThe New York Daily Times” went on sale. The paper later dropped β€œDaily” from its title–
  • Shirley Temple made her film debut, at the age of 3, in War Babies–
  • First nighttime skywriting in the U.S.–
  • Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) founded–
  • What had previously been The Toast of the Town on CBS TV since 1948 became The Ed Sullivan Show–
  • Final day of streetcar service in Winnipeg, Manitoba–
  • The UN accepts East Germany, West Germany and the Bahamas as members–
  • Fugitive Patty Hearst was arrested in San Francisco after spending more than six months with the Symbionese Liberation Army–
  • Cosmonaut Arnaldo Tamayo MΓ©ndez first Latin American in space–
  • George Meegan finished an almost seven-year long walk, from the tip of South America to the Arctic Ocean at Prudhoe Bay, Alaska–
  • Aquarium of the Bay in California reported that an angel shark had been born–


  • The Great Miami Hurricane brought 27.61 inches of rain and winds over 135 mph to Miami, Florida–
  • Hurricane Hugo hit Puerto Rico–
  • Hurricane Isabel made landfall on the East Coast of the United States–

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