Born on this Day

SIAM SHADE - Why not

RIP Douglas Rain - Voice of the HAL* 9000 Computer

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👋🏼 World Kindness Day - Pay it forward, today and everyday!!

RIP Stan Lee - Creator of Marvel Comics

The Why Not Travel Store Digest

Today in History - November 13

Why Nuts!!

1934






"Sunday, Monday, Happy Days,
Tuesday, Wednesday, Happy Days,
Thursday, Friday, Happy Days,
The weekend comes, my cycle hums
Ready to race to you" Garry Marshall, creator of TV shows like Happy Days and Laverne & Shirley, was born on this day.

Today's Pet Picture

1835


Texas officially proclaims its independence from Mexico, and calls itself the Lone Star Republic, after its flag, until its admission to the Union in 1845

1860​

​South Carolina’s legislature calls a special convention to discuss secession from the Union
1862Lewis Carroll writes in his diary, “Began writing the fairy-tale of Alice–I hope to finish it by Christmas

1878


New Mexico Governor Lew Wallace offers amnesty to many participants of the Lincoln County War, but not to gunfighter Billy the Kid
1897The first metal dirigible is flown from Tempelhof Field in Berlin
1907Paul Corno achieves the first helicopter flight
1914The brassiere, invented by Caresse Crosby, is patented
1927New York’s Holland Tunnel officially opens for traffic
1982The Vietnam Veterans Memorial is dedicated in Washington, DC

*2001 Trivia. Add '1' to 'H' and '1' to 'A' and '1' to 'L' and you get IBM