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Daily Calendar for Sunday, December 10, 2023

Question of the Day

What is the name of the dog in the classic Dr. Seuss tale How the Grinch Stole Christmas?
The dog’s name is Max.

Advice of the Day

Caraway seeds keep pigeons from straying.

Home Hint of the Day

Dog odor can be eliminated by sprinkling baking soda on the dog’s coat, working it into the fur with your hands, then brushing well. The dirt in the dog’s fur will come out along with the soda.

Word of the Day

The fear of rain

Puzzle of the Day

When do 2 and 2 make more than 4?
When they make 22.


  • Melvil Dewey (librarian) –
  • Susan Dey (actress) –
  • Michael Clarke Duncan (actor) –
  • Kenneth Branagh (actor) –
  • Raven-SymonΓ© (actress & singer) –


  • Alfred Nobel (chemist, engineer, and the inventor of dynamite. In his last will, he used his enormous fortune to institute the Nobel Prizes.) –
  • Otis Redding (singer) –
  • Ed Wood (filmmaker) –
  • Armand Hammer (industrialist) –
  • Alice Tully (philanthropist) –
  • Richard Pryor (comedian & actor) –


  • Mississippi was admitted as the 20th state–
  • The Nobel Prizes were awarded for the first time–
  • President Theodore Roosevelt won the Nobel Peace Prize–
  • Duke Ellington recorded β€œMood Indigo” –
  • Ralph Bunche became the first African American to win the Nobel Peace Prize–
  • William Faulkner accepted his Nobel Prize in literature which was awarded to him in 1949–
  • Colonel John P. Stapp attained 632 mph on rocket sled–


  • Bend, Oregon, had 28 inches of snow within 24 hours–
  • The temperature reached 70 degrees F in New York City–

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