Right now is Wednesday, Nov. 25, the 329th day of 2015 with 36 to comply with.
The moon is waxing. The early morning stars are Jupiter, Mercury and Saturn. The night stars are Mars, Neptune, Uranus and Venus.
Individuals born on this day are under the signal of Sagittarius. They include industrialist Andrew Carnegie in 1835 pioneer German automobile designer Karl Benz in 1844 social reformer Carrie Country in 1846 Pope John XXIII in 1881 New York Yankees slugger Joe DiMaggio in 1914 Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet in 1915 author Poul Anderson in 1926 actors Noel Neill (Lois Lane in the “Superman” Television series) (age ninety five) and Ricardo Montalban, equally in 1920, Kathryn Crosby in 1933 (age 82), Ben Stein in 1944 (age 71) and John Larroquette in 1947 (age 68) football Hall of Fame member Joe Gibbs in 1940 (age 75) singer Percy Sledge in 1940 (age seventy five) John F. Kennedy Jr. in 1960 singer Amy Grant in 1960 (age fifty five) and actors Billy Burke in 1966 (age 49) and Christina Applegate in 1971 (age forty four).
On this date in heritage:
In 1783, more than six,000 British troops evacuated New York Town after signing the peace treaty ending the Groundbreaking War.
In 1947, movie sector executives announced that 10 administrators, producers and actors who refused to testify ahead of the House Un-American Routines Committee would be fired or suspended.
In 1952, Agatha Christie’s “The Mousetrap” opened in London. It became the world’s longest-operating perform.
In 1963, U.S. President John F. Kennedy, assassinated in Dallas 3 days before, was buried in Arlington National Cemetery.
In 1970, renowned Japanese author Yukio Mishima dedicated suicide after failing to earn community help for his frequently severe political beliefs.
In 1973, U.S. President Richard Nixon purchased the countrywide freeway pace limit lower from 70 mph to 55 mph to save life and gasoline.
In 1986, U.S. President Ronald Reagan introduced the resignation of countrywide safety adviser John Poindexter and the firing of Marine Lt. Col. Oliver North in the aftermath of the secret, unlawful Iran arms sale.
In 1987, Chicago’s very first black mayor, Harold Washington, died in workplace of a coronary heart assault at age sixty five.
In 1992, the Czechoslovakian Parliament voted to dissolve the nation at the conclude of the yr into separate Czech and Slovak states.
In 2001, hundreds of U.S. Marines arrived in Afghanistan near the southern metropolis of Kandahar in the 1st key entry of U.S. floor troops in the place.
In 2003, a report by the United Nations and the Entire world Well being Group said the an infection and demise charges of HIV/AIDS reached an all-time higher.
In 2011, the United States launched an Atlas V rocket to search for existence on Mars. Aboard was the rover Curiosity, which would explore the earth, seeking for symptoms of life.
In 2012, navy officers in Beijing announced the initial successful landing of a Chinese fighter jet on the deck of the Chinese-constructed plane carrier, the Liaoning.
A thought for the day: “And so, my fellow Americans, question not what your country can do for you — request what you can do for your nation.” — President John F. Kennedy