Cheryl Hines (actress) was born on this day in 1965. Richard D. Trentlage (composed advertising jingles, including "Oh, I wish I were an Oscar Mayer wiener . . .") died on this day in 2016.
Autumnal Equinox 2019: The First Day of Fall
In 2019, the autumnal equinox—also called the September equinox or fall equinox—is Monday. On this day, fall begins in the Northern Hemisphere and spring begins in the Southern Hemisphere. Wondering why it’s called an equinox? Here’s all you need to know.
Start each day with a tidbit of Almanac fun: weather wisdom, quirky historical facts, useful hints, and time-tested proverbs. Nicely illustrated page-a-day desk calendar that fits perfectly in a Christmas stocking!
Bird Feeders: What's the Best Type of Feeder?
When a bird’s natural plant food has waned or withered away, consider a few well-placed bird feeders. If you are interested in attracting certain types of birds, the type of feeder and food provided will make a difference.
Large, double-sided, dishwasher-safe mugs. Choose from different fun designs! Handles work equally well for both left- and right-handed people. Each mug includes a generously-sized hole that allows coffee to pour out when the mug is tilted.