Month: November 2021

November 20 in Pop Culture History

November 20 1866 – US patent (#59,745) for a yoyo, called a “Whirligig” or “Bandalore” in the paperwork, was issued to James L. Haven and Charles Hittrick of Cincinnati, Ohio. 1866 – The US patent (#59,918) on a rotary crank bicycle was issued to Pierre Lallemont of Paris, France. 1888 – Willard LeGrand Bundy was […]

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Coming Up on Disney+ in December 2021

If you’re looking for some Disney magic this holiday season you’re in luck! Following their 2 year anniversary and Disney+ Day, Disney+ has a new lineup of releases that are sure to get you in the holiday spirit this season! Featuring the Disney Channel original movie Christmas Again, a classic holiday twist on the typical… Read More

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DNREC’s Low-Digit Surf Fishing Tag Auction Starts Nov. 22

Between Nov. 22 and Dec. 9, bidders will have the option to bid on 15 tags including tags 26, 54, 132, 211, 301, 454 and on nine “choice” categories, ranging from tags 51 to 9999. The highest bidder in each choice category can choose a number, if not a...

November 19, 1863 President Lincoln Delivers The Gettysburg Address

November 19, 1863: President Lincoln Delivers The Gettysburg Address The Union had won The Battle of Gettysburg and the town was planning on dedicating a national cemetery to the fallen soldiers. President Lincoln was invited to make an address for the opening ceremonies. It would not be a joyous occasion, but a sad one as […]

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November 19 in Pop Culture History

November 19 in Pop Culture History 1620 – The Mayflower reached Cape Cod & explored the coast 1805 – Lewis & Clark reached Pacific Ocean, they were the first European Americans to cross the American continent. 1850 – A patent (#7,784) for magic lantern slides made of glass plate was issued to Frederick Langenheim of […]

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Drinking and Driving Don’t Mix

Media Contact: Arshon Howard Chief of Community Relations (302) 744-2675 [email protected] OHS increases DUI enforcement November 21 – December 26, 2021   [DOVER, Del.] November 18, 2021 — The holiday season is upon us, and this yea...

New defendant indicted in NorthPak case

The Department of Justice has secured an indictment adding a new defendant in the case against the Wilmington-area gang NorthPak. “Gun violence continues to devastate families in our state, and while the causes of that violence are legion we cannot add...

Occult Day is November 18

This is the day that celebrates anything unnatural, or supernatural.  November 18 is Occult Day. Though there is no specific origin to the celebration of Occult Day, it is not hard to understand why a day such as this would exist.  Our fascination with witches goes far back as Hansel and Gretel and as recent […]

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Multiple Month Investigation Results in Arrest of Laurel Man for Illegally Purchasing Guns- Sussex County

Sussex County, DE- During the month of March 2021, the Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms Task Force (ATF), Delaware State Police, Wilmington Police Department, Dover Police Department, and Delaware Alcohol and Tobacco […]

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November 18 in Pop Culture History

November 18 in Pop Culture History 401 – The Visigoths, led by king Alaric I, crossed the Alps and invaded northern Italy. 1307 – William Tell shot an apple off his son’s head with an arrow. 1421 – St. Elizabeth’s Flood – A seawall at the Zuiderzee dike in the Netherlands breaks, flooding 72 villages […]

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Historical Affairs programs for the holidays

Festive holiday-décor, historical Dutch cookery and mountain music among programs to be featured. The post Historical Affairs programs for the holidays appeared first on State of Delaware News.

Indian Mission School Historical Marker Dedicated

The Delaware Public Archives was proud to join with Nanticoke Indian Tribe Chief Natosha Norwood Carmine, members of the Delaware General Assembly, and more than 125 guests and friends as they unveiled a new Delaware historical marker on Monday, Novemb...