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Today is the 5th day of the 41st week, the 11th day of the 10th month, the 284th day of 2018, and: 
  • "You Go, Girl" Day
  • General Pulaski Memorial Day
  • International Day of the Girl Child
  • Myths and Legends Day
  • Myths & Legends Day For All Fantasy Movie, Books and Legends Cephalopods
  • National Coming Out Day
  • National Depression Screening Day
  • National It's My Party Day
  • National Sausage Pizza Day
  • Southern Food Heritage Day
  • World Sight Day


1582 – Due to the adoption of the Gregorian calendar, this date does not exist in this year in Italy, Poland, Portugal and Spain.

1767 – Surveying for the Mason–Dixon line separating Maryland from Pennsylvania is completed.

1809 – Explorer Meriwether Lewis dies under mysterious circumstances at Grinder's Stand inn on the Natchez Trace in Tennessee.

1811 – The Juliana begins operation as the first steam-powered ferry in New York harbor.

1890 – In Washington, D.C., the Daughters of the American Revolution is founded.

1899 – The Western League is renamed the American League.

1906 – San Francisco sparks a diplomatic crisis between the United States and Japan by ordering segregated schools for Japanese students.

1910 – Piloted by Arch Hoxsey, Theodore Roosevelt becomes the first U.S. president to fly in an airplane.

1950 – CBS's mechanical color system is the first to be licensed for broadcast by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission.

1957 – Operation Moonwatch scientists calculate Sputnik 1's booster rocket's orbit.

1958 – NASA launches the lunar probe Pioneer 1 (the probe falls back to Earth and burns up).

1962 – Second Vatican Council: Pope John XXIII convenes the first ecumenical council of the Roman Catholic Church in 92 years.

1968 – NASA launches Apollo 7, the first manned Apollo mission, with astronauts Wally Schirra, Donn Fulton Eisele and R. Walter Cunningham aboard.

1975 - "Saturday Night Live" debuted on NBC.

1976 – George Washington is posthumously promoted to the grade of General of the Armies.

1984 – Aboard the Space Shuttle Challenger, astronaut Kathryn D. Sullivan becomes the first American woman to perform a space walk.

1987 - A huge sonar exploration of Loch Ness fails to find the world famous monster known affectionately as Nessie.

2000 – NASA launches STS-92, the 100th Space Shuttle mission, using Space Shuttle Discovery.

2001 – The Polaroid Corporation files for federal bankruptcy protection.




It’s been a long week.

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