The World Almanac and Book of Facts
The World Almanac and Book of Facts is a US published reference work and conveys information about such subjects as world changes, tragedies, sports feats, etc. It has been published yearly from 1868 to 1875, and again every year since 1886. The first edition of The World Almanac was published by The New York World newspaper in 1868 (the name of the publication comes from the newspaper itself, which was known as The World). Published just three years after the end of the US Civil War and the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln, its 120 pages of information touched on such events as the process of Reconstruction and the impeachment of President Andrew Johnson. Publication was suspended in 1876, but in 1886 newspaper publisher Joseph Pulitzer, who had purchased The New York World and quickly transformed it into one of the most influential newspapers in the country, revived The World Almanac with the intention of making it a compendium of universal knowledge. The World Almanac has been published annually since.
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The President has appointed Henry C. Payne , of Wisconsin , to succeed him .
Secretary of the Treasury Gage has announced that he will resign from office in
February or March . 127. Diplomatic Intercourse : Signor F. Mayor des Planches
... force ; Wardman Glennon , Captain Gannon , and a dozen others are
tremblingly awaiting their fate , and during the next few months THE WORLD
expects to point the way to several others who will be in the march *** on to the
It took eighteen months and two weeks to accomplish it , but on March 1 , 1901 ,
the $ 200,000,000 Rama po steal got its quietus from the Legislature , which on
that day passed a bill unconditionally repealing the law of 1895 , giving the ...
Autumn begins Winter Solstice , Winter begins The Seasons . D. H. March 21 8
June 22 4 September 23 December 22 HOVACOS M. 21 A , M. 19 A , M. O P.M.
40 P , M , New York Mean Time . Morning Stars . Evening Stars . MERCURY .
The intercalary day was introduced by counting the sixth day before the Kalends
of March twice ; hence the name bissextile , from bis , twice , and sex , six . , He
also changed the beginning of the year from 1st of Marcb to the 1st of January ...
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