On October 9th, 1871, the Great Chicago Fire was brought under control.
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On November 28th, 1660, the Royal Society was founded at Gresham College.
A thought for the day: Not what we say about our blessings, but how we use them, is the true measure of our thanksgiving. -- W.T. Purkiser
On this date in history:
In 1901, the U.S. War Department authorized creation of the Army War College to instruct commissioned officers. (It was built in Leavenworth, Kan.)
In 1924, the first Macy's ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- Anders Celsius, Swedish astronomer and inventor of the centigrade thermometer, in 1701
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Today is Friday, Nov. 27, the 331st day of 2015 with 34 to follow.
The moon is waxing. The morning stars are Jupiter, Mercury and Saturn. The evening stars are Mars, Neptune, Uranus and Venus.
On November 27th, 1901, the U.S. Army War College was established.