Daily Calendar for Wednesday, November 6, 2024

Question of the Day

Can turkeys fly?
Turkeys raised on turkey farms cannot fly. Wild turkeys can fly short distances at up to 55 miles per hour.

Advice of the Day

If you wish good advice, consult an old man or old woman.

Home Hint of the Day

To bring out the color in a rug, dip a broom in a mixture of 1 cup of white vinegar and 1 gallon of water, then brush the rug with the broom. No need to rinse.

Word of the Day

A report (often malicious) about the behavior of other people.

Puzzle of the Day

At what time of day was Adam created?
A little before Eve.


  • Adolphe Sax (inventor & musician) –
  • Charles Henry Dow (founder of Dow Jones & Company) –
  • John Philip Sousa (composer) –
  • James Naismith (invented game of basketball) –
  • Henry Knox Sherrill (clergyman) –
  • Charles W. Yost (diplomat) –
  • Sally Field (actress) –
  • Glenn Frey (musician) –
  • Maria Shriver (newscaster) –
  • Ethan Hawke (actor) –
  • Rebecca Romijn (actress) –
  • Emma Stone (actress) –


  • Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky (composer) –
  • James Peter Robertson (posthumous Victoria Cross recipient) –
  • Clarence "Ace" Parker (professional football player) –


  • First recorded sightings of supernova in Cassiopeia–
  • Abraham Lincoln was elected president–
  • Canada’s second national Thanksgiving Day after confederation–
  • Electric shaver patent awarded to Col. Jacob Schick–
  • Talking headlight installed on locomotive, Schenectady, New York–
  • Meet the Press made its television debut–
  • President Dwight D. Eisenhower won reelection–
  • President Ronald Reagan won reelection in an electoral landslide–
  • National Public Radio announced the largest donation in its history, a cash bequest from the will of the late philanthropist Joan Kroc of about $200 million. The nonprofit organization called the donation the largest monetary gift ever received by an American cultural institution.–


  • Early season snow in Missouri, St. Louis receives 13.3 inches–
  • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, received eight inches of snow–
  • 87 degrees F, Charleston, South Carolina–
  • A tornado tore across western Kentucky and Indiana, killing at least 22 people–
  • Deadly tornado struck near Evansville, Indiana–

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