Month: November 2021

Top 10 Upcoming Christmas Movies

It’s that time of year again-where everyone overlooks Thanksgiving and dives right into all those familiar holiday festivities. The phrase “Alexa, play Christmas music” is more popular than you think in November, but after the repetitive and desolating cycle we’ve been in over the past two years, it’s only fair to crave some Christmas magic. … Read More

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November 24 in Pop Culture History

November 24 in Pop Culture History 1639 – First observation of transit of Venus by Jeremiah Horrocks and William Crabtree – helped establish the size of our Solar System. 1859 – Charles Darwin published On the Origin of Species. A first printing sells for around $100,000 today. 1874 – The patent (#157,124) for barbed wire […]

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Auditor McGuiness Named Pharmacist of the Year

NEWARK-   State Auditor Kathy McGuiness was honored as “Delaware’s Pharmacist of the Year” by the Delaware Pharmacist Society (DPS) at their annual conference in Newark. Founded in 1886 as a non-profit, professional association for pharmacist...

Give the Gift of Education this Holiday Season

The holiday season can be stressful as gift givers search for the perfect present. Add to that this year’s supply chain issues and possible toy shortages, and shopping for the holidays could be extra hectic. The DE529 Education Savings Plan will never ...

November 23 in Pop Culture History

November 23 1644 – John Milton published Areopagitica, a pamphlet decrying censorship. 1874 – A paper by Ferdinand Braun was published in the Annalen der Physik und Chemie describing his discovery of the electrical rectifier effect, the first semi-conductor. 1889 – Debut of the first jukebox, the ‘nickel-in-the-slot phonograph’, at the Palais Royale Saloon, San […]

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Delaware Will Issue Monthly Emergency Benefits on Nov. 23

Will Be Distributed to SNAP Households and to Eligible TANF, General Assistance Households NEW CASTLE (Nov. 22, 2021) – The Delaware Division of Social Services will issue emergency benefits for November to eligible households as part of the state’s on...

November 22 in Pop Culture History

For those born on November 22, 1989 you have a special birthday in the year 2033. Why? On 11/22/33 you’re turning 44! November 22 in Pop Culture History 1809 – The (#1168) patent was issued in the U.S. for a metallic writing pen was issued to Peregrine Williamson. 1858 – Denver, Colorado was founded. 1891 […]

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The Great American Smokeout

The Great American Smokeout is held on the third Thursday of November. Its purpose is to inspire people to stop smoking and educate the public on the dangers of smoking cigarettes. The Great American Smokeout had a small beginning in 1970 and then slowly blossomed out. The day marked its full debut November 16, 1977. […]

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November 21 in Pop Culture History

November 21 164 BC – Judas Maccabeus, son of Mattathias of the Hasmonean family, restored the Temple in Jerusalem. This event is commemorated each year by the festival of Hanukkah. 1783 – Jean Francois Pilatre de Rozier and the Marquis Francois Laurant d’Arlandes became the first men to make a free flight. Their hot-air balloon […]

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