Daily Almanac: Nov. 17, 2021


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High/Low Temperatures

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Low: 57 °F

Wacky Holiday Today

• World Peace Day

• International Students’ Day

What Happened On This Day

•1869 Construction on Suez Canal finished

• 2003 Arnold Schwarzenegger sworn in as Californian Governor

Births On This Day

• 1942 Martin Scorsese

American director, producer

• 1978 Rachel McAdams

Canadian actress

Deaths On This Day

• 1558 Mary I of England

• 1796 Catherine the Great

Russian wife of Peter III of Russia