Week of Events

On this day in 1924, the first Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade took place in New York City

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On November 28, 1925, the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville, Tennessee began broadcasting

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On this day in 1835, American author Mark Twain was born in Florida, Missouri

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On this day in 1955, Rosa Parks was arrested for breaching Montgomery, Alabama’s city segregation laws

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Reflecting Americans’ love for holiday decorating, today is National Christmas Lights Day!

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On December 2, 1763, the first and oldest synagogue in the United States, the Touro Synagogue, was dedicated

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Yeshiva University: Natural and Historical Right – Investigating the Israeli and American Declarations of Independence

On this day – Illinois became our 21st State

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