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Celebrate Your Unique Talent Day

Sunday, November 24, 2013

Celebrate Your Unique Talent Day

When : Always November 24th

It’s Celebrate Your Unique Talent Day! Everyone has a unique talent or skill at which they truly excel. Today is the day to embrace those quirky abilities and show them off to everyone else!

Your unique and special talent could involve writing, art, sports, or math! Or maybe you are double jointed, can talk in a cartoon voice, or can do a one-handed pull-up like no other. No matter what your special skills are, today is the day to flaunt them for all your friends and family.

Invite everyone you know over to have a show down for the best special talent. Winner gets a prize and Celebrate Your Unique Talent Day bragging rights!

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This Day in History November 24th

Joan of Arc unsuccessfully besieges La Charité. (1429)

Abel Tasman becomes the first European to discover the island Van Diemen's Land (later renamed Tasmania). (1642)

The Texas Provincial Government authorizes the creation of a horse-mounted police force called the Texas Rangers (which is now the Texas Ranger Division of the Texas Department of Public Safety). (1835)

Charles Darwin publishes On the Origin of Species, the anniversary of which is sometimes called "Evolution Day" (1859)

American Civil War: Battle of Lookout Mountain – Near Chattanooga, Tennessee, Union forces under General Ulysses S. Grant capture Lookout Mountain and begin to break the Confederate siege of the city led by General Braxton Bragg. (1863)

A 13-6 victory by the Massillon Tigers over their rivals, the Canton Bulldogs, for the "Ohio League" Championship, leads to accusations that the championship series was fixed and results in the first major scandal in professional American football. (1906)

Author and Irish Republican Army member Robert Erskine Childers and eight others are executed by an Irish Free State firing squad for illegally carrying a revolver. (1922)

In Washington, D.C., the FBI Scientific Crime Detection Laboratory (better known as the FBI Crime Lab) officially opens. (1932)

World War II: Slovakia becomes a signatory to the Tripartite Pact, officially joining the Axis powers. (1940)

World War II: The United States grants Lend-Lease to the Free French. (1941)

World War II: The USS Liscome Bay is torpedoed near Tarawa and sinks, killing 650 men. (1943)

World War II: Bombing of Tokyo – The first bombing raid against the Japanese capital from the east and by land is carried out by 88 American aircraft. (1944)

The "Storm of the Century", a violent snowstorm, takes shape on this date before paralyzing the northeastern United States and the Appalachians the next day, bringing winds up to 100 mph and sub-zero temperatures. Pickens, West Virginia, records 57 inches of snow. 353 people would die as a result of the storm. (1950)

The West Berlin branch of the Socialist Unity Party of Germany forms a separate party, the Socialist Unity Party of West Berlin. (1962)

Lee Harvey Oswald, the assassin of President John F. Kennedy, is murdered two days after the assassination, by Jack Ruby in the basement of Dallas police department headquarters. The shooting happens to be broadcast live on television. (1963)

Vietnam War: Newly sworn-in US President Lyndon B. Johnson confirms that the United States intends to continue supporting South Vietnam both militarily and economically. (1963)

Apollo program: The Apollo 12 command module splashes down safely in the Pacific Ocean, ending the second manned mission to land on the Moon. (1969)

During a severe thunderstorm over Washington state, a hijacker calling himself Dan Cooper (AKA D. B. Cooper) parachutes from a Northwest Orient Airlines plane with $200,000 in ransom money. He has never been found. (1971)

A national speed limit is imposed on the Autobahn in Germany because of the 1973 oil crisis. The speed limit lasted only four months. (1973)

A fire at a clothing factory in Dhaka, Bangladesh, kills at least 112 people. (2012)
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