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Concerning October 24th

Events large and small, miscellany, curiosities, &c.

Being the 297th day of the year, with 68 days remaining.

Born today : 

Departed today : 

Today in history : 

Endeavour to learn something new every day.

Fact of the day : 

Quote of the day : “He that lives upon hope will die fasting.” – Benjamin Franklin.  From BrainyQuote

Word of the day : Pelf (pelf) : money, riches .  From Merriam-Webster

birthstone : 

flower : 

Professor D. O. Durant's Original Encyclopedic Calendar

“Whilst the publisher makes every effort to verify the accuracy of the information presented herein it should not be used to decide wagers, resolve border disputes, or settle disagreements between spouses. Thank you.”

From the preface of the first
edition of the calendar.