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Morn. Twilight: 7:14 A.M.
Sunrise: 7:42 A.M.
Sunset: 6:33 P.M.
Duration: 10h, 51m
Eve. Twilight: 7:01 A.M.
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November Trivia and History

Name History

Latin: November. From the word novem, nine (it was the 9th month in the old Roman calendar).

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November Special Historical Dates

Quotes relating to November

• “The real 1960s began on the afternoon of November 22, 1963. It came to seem that Kennedy's murder opened some malign trap door in American culture, and the wild bats flapped out.” • Lance Morrow

Literature relating to November

Lyrics relating to November

American Elections

• “American youth attributes much more importance to arriving at driver's license age than at voting age.” • Marshall McLuhan, 1911-1980, Canadian educator and philosopher

• “Politics is the gentle art of getting votes from the poor and campaign funds from the rich by promising to protect each from the other.” Oscar Ameringer, 1870-1943, American socialist politician, writer, and activist

• “An elected official is one who gets 51 percent of the votes cast by 40 percent of the 60 percent of voters who registered.” • Dan Bennett, American Comedian

• “It is not enough to have every intelligent person in the country voting for me - I need a majority.” • Adlai Stevenson

• “A fool and his money are soon elected.” • Will Rogers

• “If you want to get elected, shake hands with 25,000 people between now and 7 November.” • Harry S. Truman

• “During an election campaign, the air is full of speeches and vice versa.” • Henry Adams, 1838-1918, American journalist, novelist and historian

• “If there had been any formidable body of cannibals in the country, he would have promised to provide them with free missionaries fattened at the taxpayer's expense.” • H. L. Mencken, 1880-1956, Baltimore Sun, 1948, of Harry Truman's victory in the 1948 Presidential campaign

• “Anybody that wants the presidency so much that he'll spend two years organizing and campaigning for it is not to be trusted with the office.” • David Broder, 1929-2011, political journalist and pundit, Washington Post, 1973

• “When we got into office, the thing that surprised me most was to find that things were just as bad as we'd been saying they were.” • John F. Kennedy, 1917-63, 35'th President of the United States, 1961-63, at his birthday party at the White House, 1961

• “If God wanted us to vote, he would have given us candidates.” • Jay Leno, Late-night Talk-show Host

• “The first thing you do when you want to get elected is to prostitute yourself. You show me a man with courage and conviction and I'll show you a loser.” • Ray Kroc, 1902-84, creator of the McDonalds empire

• “Vote for the man who promises the least; he'll be the least disappointing.” • Bernard Baruch, 1870-1965, American financier, statesman and philanthropist

• “Whenever a fellow tells me he's bipartisan, I know he's going to vote against me.” • Harry S. Truman

• “In politics women . . . type the letters, lick the stamps, distribute the pamphlets, and get out the vote. Men get elected.” • Clare Boothe Luce, 1903-87. American journalist, ambassador and Congresswoman

• “Ever since the Republican landslide on 8 November it's been getting dark outside a little earlier every day. You notice that?” • Mario Cuomo. Democratic Governor of New York 1983-94

2010 US Election

• Bumper sticker. Bridgeport, Connecticut, 2010

• “Miss me yet? • Billboard slogan over picture of George W. Bush, Minnesota, 2010

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