Daily Calendar for Tuesday, November 26, 2024

Question of the Day

Is there a level of caffeine that could kill a human being?
Yes. A lethal dose is 10 grams, or about 100 cups of coffee consumed within 4 hours.

Advice of the Day

Misfortunes and twins never come singly.

Home Hint of the Day

Did you run out of toilet-bowl cleaner? Substitute household (5 percent) bleach or vinegar.

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?


  • Mary Walker (doctor) –
  • Karl Ziegler (chemist) –
  • Frances Dee (film star of the 1930s and 40s) –
  • Cyril Cusack (actor) –
  • Eric Sevareid (newscaster) –
  • Charles Schulz (creator of Peanuts comic strip) –
  • George Segal (sculptor) –
  • Robert Goulet (actor) –
  • Tina Turner (singer) –
  • Bruce Paltrow (director & producer) –
  • John McVie (musician) –
  • Dale Jarrett (race car driver) –
  • Natasha Bedingfield (singer) –
  • Trevor Morgan (actor) –


  • Tommy Dorsey (bandleader) –
  • Stan Berenstain (co-creator of The Berenstain Bears book series) –


  • The first lion was exhibited in the U.S., in Boston, MA–
  • Oldest social college fraternity in continuous existence, Kappa Alpha Society, founded at Union College in Schenectady, New York–
  • Public streetcar service began in New York City–
  • First major football game played indoors, Chicago Coliseum, Illinois–
  • National Hockey League established at Montreal, after talks that started on November 22.–
  • Archeologist Howard Carter opened second doorway to tomb of Tutankhamen–
  • The movie Casablanca premiered in New York City–
  • France’s first satellite, Asterix 1, launched–
  • Comedian Milton Berle married Lorna Adams–
  • Thelma Chalifoux was the first Metis woman to become a Canadian senator (Alberta)–
  • A buoy recorded a 75-foot wave off Cape Mendocino, California–


  • A late-season hurricane brushed the east coast with gales and heavy rain–
  • A blizzard struck North Dakota–
  • 1.5 inches of rain fell in 1 minute in Barot, Guadeloupe, setting a world record–

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