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Daily Calendar for Saturday, November 25, 2023

Question of the Day

What is the best way to deodorize my car?
Clean all the upholstery and carpeting with a mixture of vinegar and water. Sponge it in and blot with a towel. You can clean the remaining interior surfaces the same way.

Advice of the Day

To clean a steam iron, fill it with vinegar, let sit overnight, and flush with water.

Home Hint of the Day

To hammer in a small brad without hammering the fingers that hold it, poke the brad through the edge of a piece of cardboard, holding it while you tap the brad in most of the way. Then pull the cardboard free and pound the nail flush.

Word of the Day

A rude, rustic fellow.

Puzzle of the Day

What is that which is so easily broken that the mere mention of it breaks it?


  • Franz Gruber (composer) –
  • Andrew Carnegie (industrialist) –
  • Georg Kaiser (dramatist) –
  • Virgil Thomson (composer) –
  • Helen Gahagan Douglas (politician) –
  • Joe DiMaggio (baseball player) –
  • John Larroquette (actor) –
  • Amy Grant (singer) –
  • John F. Kennedy, Jr. (son of President John F. Kennedy and First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy) –
  • Christina Applegate (actress) –
  • Barbara Pierce Bush and Jenna Welch Bush (fraternal twin daughters of President George W. Bush and First Lady Laura Bush) –


  • Upton Sinclair (writer) –
  • Flip Wilson (actor & comedian) –
  • Rance Howard (actor) –


  • First sword-swallower performance in the U.S.–
  • First YMCA in North America opened, in Montreal, Quebec–
  • Last log entry for Mary Celeste before crew disappeared –
  • Greenback Party (originally, National Independent Party) organized–
  • American College of Surgeons incorporated–
  • Albert Einstein formulated his general theory of relativity–
  • The first door to King Tut’s tomb was opened–
  • President John F. Kennedy was buried at 3:34 pm EST in Arlington National Cemetery–
  • Robert S. Ledley granted a patent for CAT scan–
  • Rene Levesque became premier of Quebec–
  • U.S. chess champion John Donaldson wed Soviet champion Elena Akhmilovskaya–
  • Ireland voted to legalize divorce–


  • A tornado ripped through Portland, Arkansas–
  • Steubenville, Ohio, received 36.3 inches of snow–
  • West Virginia received 57 inches of snow–
  • A blizzard hit the Appalachian states and nearby areas. Hartford, Connecticut, recorded gusts of 100 miles (160km) per hour.–
  • Winds atop Mount Washington in New Hampshire were recorded at 160 miles per hour–

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