18 November 2022 Southern Hemisphere’s Planetary Positions

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Currentplanetarypositions.com 

To figure out GMT (Greenwich Mean Time) to your local time use this link 

For Your Local Time and Date 

Southeastern Hemisphere

The time for these Custom Planetary Positions is from the local time in Sao Paulo, Brazil, South America 

18 November 2022
03:00 pm GMT 12:00 PM BRT
Zodiac: Tropical (Standard Western)

Sun:26 Scorpio 15
Moon:19 Virgo 28
Mercury:01 Sagittarius 58
Venus:02 Sagittarius 58
Mars:22 Gemini 59 Rx
Jupiter:28 Pisces 51 Rx
Saturn:19 Aquarius 11
Uranus:16 Taurus 32 Rx
Neptune:22 Pisces 43 Rx
Pluto:26 Capricorn 31

True Lunar Node:13 Taurus 20
Mean Lunar Node:12 Taurus 30 Rx

Lilith (Black Moon):24 Cancer 18

Chiron:12 Aries 28 Rx
Ceres:20 Virgo 15
Pallas:25 Cancer 46
Juno:10 Pisces 27
Vesta:29 Aquarius 23

Eris:24 Aries 10 Rx

Fire:4
Earth:6
Air:3
Water:6
Cardinal:5
Fixed:6
Mutable:8

Southern Hemisphere

The time for these Custom Planetary Positions is from the local time in Cape Town, South Africa 

18 November 2022
10:00 am GMT 12:00 PM SAST
Zodiac: Tropical (Standard Western)

Sun:26 Scorpio 02
Moon:16 Virgo 52
Mercury:01 Sagittarius 39
Venus:02 Sagittarius 43
Mars:23 Gemini 03 Rx
Jupiter:28 Pisces 51 Rx
Saturn:19 Aquarius 10
Uranus:16 Taurus 32 Rx
Neptune:22 Pisces 43 Rx
Pluto:26 Capricorn 31

True Lunar Node:13 Taurus 20
Mean Lunar Node:12 Taurus 31 Rx

Lilith (Black Moon):24 Cancer 16

Chiron:12 Aries 29 Rx
Ceres:20 Virgo 11
Pallas:25 Cancer 45
Juno:10 Pisces 25
Vesta:29 Aquarius 20

Eris:24 Aries 10 Rx

Fire:4
Earth:6
Air:3
Water:6
Cardinal:5
Fixed:6
Mutable:8

Southwestern Hemisphere

The time for these Custom Planetary Positions is from the local time in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 

18 November 2022
01:00 am GMT 12:00 PM AEDT
Zodiac: Tropical (Standard Western)

Sun:25 Scorpio 39
Moon:12 Virgo 12
Mercury:01 Sagittarius 04
Venus:02 Sagittarius 14
Mars:23 Gemini 09 Rx
Jupiter:28 Pisces 52 Rx
Saturn:19 Aquarius 09
Uranus:16 Taurus 33 Rx
Neptune:22 Pisces 43 Rx
Pluto:26 Capricorn 30

True Lunar Node:13 Taurus 20
Mean Lunar Node:12 Taurus 32 Rx

Lilith (Black Moon):24 Cancer 14

Chiron:12 Aries 29 Rx
Ceres:20 Virgo 03
Pallas:25 Cancer 42
Juno:10 Pisces 20
Vesta:29 Aquarius 14

Eris:24 Aries 10 Rx

Fire:4
Earth:6
Air:3
Water:6
Cardinal:5
Fixed:6
Mutable:8

A Thought for Today

Blessed be dear sisters, brothers, and honored guests, may your life be filled with all things positive! 

November 17, 2022 Daily Horoscopes

Click here to read Georgi Nicols Daily Horoscopes 

Moon Alert

Avoid shopping or major decisions from 6:45 PM to 8:15 PM EST today (3:45 PM to 5:15 PM PST). After that, the Moon moves from Leo into Virgo.

Aries (March 21-April 19)

This is an excellent day to ask for a favour from someone. It’s also an excellent day to approach a bank for a loan or a mortgage because doors will open for you today. People are willing to help you. It’s the perfect day to conclude a deal or sign contracts.

Taurus (April 20-May 20)

This is a wonderful day for important discussions with partners and close friends because people will be cooperative and eager to share their information. Everyone wants the same result, which is why everyone is on the same page. There is a general feeling of mutual trust.

Gemini (May 21-June 20)

This is a positive day at work for you because you are upbeat and optimistic. In particular, it’s an excellent day to work with groups. Meetings will go well because ideas will build upon each other and the results will please everyone. Work-related travel is likely.

Cancer (June 21-July 22)

This is a fun-filled, playful day! Accept invitations to party. Enjoy fun times with children. Tap into your creative juices because you will be productive and confident about exploring your artistic talents. Meet friends for fun times. This is a wonderful date day.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22)

This is definitely a feel-good day. Furthermore, the Sun is in your sign, which will give you a slight edge over all the other signs. Why not ask the universe for a favour? Family discussions will go well today. This is also a wonderful day to entertain at home.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)

This is great day for a short trip because you’re eager to do something to expand your world. You feel upbeat, positive and confident! This is also a good day to learn or study something. You might also make plans for the future, especially about creating organizational systems.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)

Business and commerce are favoured today because Mercury is in your Money House dancing with lucky, moneybags Jupiter. “There’s gold in them thar hills!” Act upon your moneymaking ideas. Share your ideas with others because you might enrich your coffers.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)

Today Mercury is in your sign dancing with lucky, moneybags Jupiter, which means this is a great day to make plans, or organize activities, or have intellectual stimulating discussions with others. You mind is sharp today, and you are quick to see the big picture with all its potential.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)

Venus is in your sign today, which will pave the way for smooth schmoozing with others because you will be diplomatic and charming with everyone. This is also an excellent day to do research of any kind because you will joyfully plunge into a quest for answers to your questions.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)

A popular day! Enjoy hanging out with younger people because they will enthuse and inspire you. In fact, a discussion with someone younger might cause you to rethink your future goals. (“Maybe I should quit my job and buy a motorcycle?”) You feel adventurous today!

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)

You will impress bosses, parents, teachers and VIPs today because you are optimistic and adventurous in your thinking. You might suggest big ideas that you were once afraid to entertain? You might see ways to be successful in dealing with foreign interests? Anything is possible.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)

This is wonderful day to study and explore philosophical, metaphysical subjects. Discussions about politics and religion will be surprisingly upbeat and illuminating. This is the perfect day to make travel plans for the future. You intend to go places!

If Your Birthday Is Today

Videogame developer Shigeru Miyamoto (1952) shares your birthday today. You are sensitive and private; and yet, independent, lively, determined, and strong. (An interesting combination.) You are very perceptive and creative. This year has been one of service, especially to family. Therefore, it’s important to take care of yourself. Enrol in courses or consider a makeover.

November 17, 2022 Birthday Horoscope

Happy Birthday! May the next year of your life be better than the past year! 

Click here to read anyone’s birthday horoscope from sunsigns.org 

NOVEMBER 17 birthday horoscope predicts that you are a Scorpion who is likely a sensitive one. You care about people. You are the one that the family counts on as being the peacemaker or the backbone. Whatever they need, you will see that it is taken care of. You are very loving and caring.

Now, you make sacrifices for those you love, and they appreciate it. Additionally, the November 17 birthday personality is fully determined to get what they want out of life. When you decide on something, it is hard to get you to change your mind.

The November 17 Scorpio birthday people have the intelligence to accomplish many things. You take great pride and care in yourself, and it is easy to see that you are a person of integrity and discipline.

If today is your birthday, you tend to look at life in a different light than others. Very possibly on a larger scale than most. You have a great sense of humor. You love to laugh out loud. Spiritual and cheerful, this zodiac birthday person values a meditative nature.

The November 17 astrology predicts that you usually have good instincts when it comes to dissecting the human nature. You have a good nose for those small details that most people overlook.

You can be impulsive, insecure and suspecting. However, if you treat this Scorpio with respect and are honest with them, the chances are that you will win his or her heart. Future of person who born on 17 November is bright.

As the November 17 birthday zodiac sign is Scorpio, you are unpredictable and can be misunderstood. As a rule of thumb, you do not trust on first sight. You have to earn the trust of this Scorpion.

It is not easy for people to approach you or get close to you because your amour is typically visible. However, when it comes to love, your family says that you do not give up easily. Anyone who you decide to bring into the family should be welcomed.

The November 17th birthday characteristics show that as a negative, you tend to be too honest. If you could be cautious instead of being rude and heartless, more people may warm up to you. However, you will not make a scene, but you won’t forget the confrontation. As passionate as you are, you still find it hard to forgive as well.

As a lover born on November 17, you are sensual and private. Generally, you expect loyalty from your partners but can’t seem to commit to one person. Come on, Scorpio, where do they do that? You have to let your guard down sometimes if you expect to get what you want. No one is going to think ill of you because you have feelings or feel differently about a certain situation.

The November 17 birthday personality prefers to have someone who enjoys bedroom activities as much as they do. If you want to own the heart of this Scorpio, then you need to be dedicated, show some understanding and be ready to go at the spur of the moment. You can be impetuous. Romantic involvement with this Scorpio could get old soon if he or she is not emotionally fulfilled or challenged.

Let’s talk about your finances and your career. The November 17 horoscope predicts that you would look for a profession that lets you have the freedom to roam and to choose. This could mean some things as you are qualified to do many things.

The November 17 zodiac shows that you are good with managing your money. You may prefer to save money than spend it on a pair of gators. You would rather get a bottle of the best wine and stay at home instead of going out to the clubs.

You would work well with people but also in law, politics, or sales. You enjoy competing with other people. Alternatively, you are a good writer and speaker.

The November 17 birthday personality will not be accused of overdoing it at the gym. You feel that having an active lifestyle will take the place of any physical exercise and that you can eat anything you please and be healthy for life. I am not saying that you will not be but exercising and controlling your diet should help keep you looking and feeling your best.

 

Famous People And Celebrities Born On November 17

Danny DeVito, Ronnie Devoe, Rocsi Diaz, Aviva Drescher, Nick Markakis, RuPaul, Reggie Wayne

See: Famous Celebrities Born On November 17

This Day That Year – November 17 In History

1936 – Edgar Bergen and Charlie McCarthy’s show becomes an instant radio hit.
1940 – The Green Bay Packers are the first team to fly for a game.
1962 – Arthur Vining Davis dies at 95.
1998 – One on our favorite television Moms, Esther Rolle, dies.

November 17  Vrishchika Rashi (Vedic Moon Sign)
November 17 Chinese Zodiac PIG

November 17 Birthday Planet

Your ruling planet is Mars that is said to be a planet of passion and courage and shows what makes you magnetic and charming to others.

November 17 Birthday Symbols

The Scorpion Is The Symbol For The Scorpio Zodiac Sign

November 17 Birthday Tarot Card

Your Birthday Tarot Card is The Star. This card symbolizes peace, happiness, reunion, and positive aspirations. The Minor Arcana cards are Seven of Cups and King of Wands

November 17 Birthday Zodiac Compatibility

You are most compatible with people born under Zodiac Sign Aries: This match will be ardent and passionate.
You are not compatible with people born under Zodiac Sign Sagittarius: This relationship will be like chalk and cheese.

See Also:

November 17 Lucky Number

Number 1 – This number signifies pride, leader, authority, innovations, and courage.
Number 8 – This number signifies great talent for attracting and managing wealth, a visionary and a feeling of detachment.

Read about: Birthday Numerology

Lucky Colors For November 17 Birthday

Red: This is the color of adventure, ambition, love, passion, and revolt.
Brown: This is a color that symbolizes family, grounding, practicality, and loyalty.

Lucky Days For November 17 Birthday

Tuesday: The day ruled by the planet Mars symbolizes energy, motivation, competition, and aggression.
Saturday: This day is ruled by Saturn and signifies rigorous work, difficulties, responsibility, and restrictions.

November 17 Birthstone Topaz

Your gemstone is Topaz helps you manifest your goals and achieve them.

Ideal Zodiac Birthday Gifts For People Born On November 17th

A spa voucher for the man and a Feng Shui crystal ball for the woman. The November 17 birthday personality doesn’t like expensive, overrated gifts.

November 17, 2022 Moon Goddess Current Phase

You can use this link to go forward or backward in time for Moon phase information. If you are curious, you can even find out what phase the Moon was in when you or anyone else was born.  

From MoonGiant.com 

The Moon’s current phase for today and tonight is a  Waning Crescent phase. This phase is best viewed just before the sunrise in the western sky. In this phase the Moon’s illumination is growing smaller each day until the New Moon. During this part of the Moon cycle, the Moon is getting closer to the Sun as viewed from Earth and the night side of the Moon is facing the Earth with only a small edge of the Moon being illuminated. It can also be a great time to see the features of the Moon’s surface. Along the edge where the illuminated portion meets the dark side, the craters and mountains cast long shadows making them easier to observe with a telescope or binoculars.

Visit the November 2022 Moon Phases Calendar to see all the daily moon phase for this month.

Today’s Waning Crescent Phase

The Waning Crescent on November 17 has an illumination of 41%. This is the percentage of the Moon illuminated by the Sun. The illumination is constantly changing and can vary up to 10% a day. On November 17 the Moon is 23 days old. This refers to how many days it has been since the last New Moon. It takes 29.53 days for the Moon to orbit the Earth and go through the lunar cycle of all 8 Moon phases.

Phase Details

Phase: Waning Crescent
Illumination: 41%
Moon Age: 23.00 days
Moon Angle: 0.50
Moon Distance: 399,659.86 km
Sun Angle: 0.54
Sun Distance: 147,885,161.97 km

The 8 Lunar Phases

There are 8 lunar phases the Moon goes through in its 29.53 days lunar cycle. The 4 major Moon phases are Full Moon, New Moon, First Quarter and Last Quarter. Between these major phases, there are 4 minor ones: the Waxing Crescent, Waxing Gibbous, Waning Gibbous and Waning Crescent. For more info on the Moon Cycle and on each phase check out Wikipedia Lunar Phase page.

Useful Moon Resources

November 17, 2022 Northern Hemisphere’s Planetary Positions

If you want to calculate the planetary positions for a specific use and time, click on this link 

Currentplanetarypositions.com 

To figure out GMT (Greenwich Mean Time) for your local time use this link 

For Your Local Time and Date 

Northwestern Hemisphere

The time for these Custom Planetary Positions is from the local time in Los Angeles, California, USA 

 November 17, 2022
08:00 pm GMT 12:00 PM PST
Zodiac: Tropical (Standard Western)

Sun:25 Scorpio 27
Moon:09 Virgo 38
Mercury:00 Sagittarius 44
Venus:01 Sagittarius 59
Mars:23 Gemini 12 Rx
Jupiter:28 Pisces 52 Rx
Saturn:19 Aquarius 09
Uranus:16 Taurus 34 Rx
Neptune:22 Pisces 43 Rx
Pluto:26 Capricorn 30

True Lunar Node:13 Taurus 19
Mean Lunar Node:12 Taurus 33 Rx

Lilith (Black Moon):24 Cancer 12

Chiron:12 Aries 30 Rx
Ceres:19 Virgo 58
Pallas:25 Cancer 40
Juno:10 Pisces 18
Vesta:29 Aquarius 11

Eris:24 Aries 10 Rx

Fire:4
Earth:6
Air:3
Water:6
Cardinal:5
Fixed:6
Mutable:8

Northern Hemisphere

The time for these Custom Planetary Positions is from the local time in Chicago, Illinois, USA 

November 17, 2022
06:00 pm GMT 12:00 PM CST
Zodiac: Tropical (Standard Western)

Sun:25 Scorpio 22
Moon:08 Virgo 37
Mercury:00 Sagittarius 36
Venus:01 Sagittarius 52
Mars:23 Gemini 13 Rx
Jupiter:28 Pisces 52 Rx
Saturn:19 Aquarius 09
Uranus:16 Taurus 34 Rx
Neptune:22 Pisces 43 Rx
Pluto:26 Capricorn 30

True Lunar Node:13 Taurus 19
Mean Lunar Node:12 Taurus 33 Rx

Lilith (Black Moon):24 Cancer 12

Chiron:12 Aries 30 Rx
Ceres:19 Virgo 56
Pallas:25 Cancer 39
Juno:10 Pisces 17
Vesta:29 Aquarius 09

Eris:24 Aries 10 Rx

Fire:4
Earth:6
Air:3
Water:6
Cardinal:5
Fixed:6
Mutable:8

Northeastern Hemisphere

The time for these Custom Planetary Positions is from the local time in Frankfurt, Germany, Europe 

17 November 2022
11:00 am GMT 12:00 PM CET
Zodiac: Tropical (Standard Western)

Sun:25 Scorpio 04
Moon:05 Virgo 02
Mercury:00 Sagittarius 09
Venus:01 Sagittarius 31
Mars:23 Gemini 18 Rx
Jupiter:28 Pisces 52 Rx
Saturn:19 Aquarius 08
Uranus:16 Taurus 35 Rx
Neptune:22 Pisces 43 Rx
Pluto:26 Capricorn 30

True Lunar Node:13 Taurus 19
Mean Lunar Node:12 Taurus 34 Rx

Lilith (Black Moon):24 Cancer 10

Chiron:12 Aries 30 Rx
Ceres:19 Virgo 50
Pallas:25 Cancer 37
Juno:10 Pisces 13
Vesta:29 Aquarius 05

Eris:24 Aries 11 Rx

Fire:4
Earth:6
Air:3
Water:6
Cardinal:5
Fixed:6
Mutable:8

November 17 Divination Journal

Tarot Card

From Tarotx.net – Witches Tarot Deck

Ten of Swords – Minor Arcana

Menu of Contents

I. Keywords and corresponding associations to the Ten of Swords Witches Tarot

II. Meaning of the Ten of Swords Witches Tarot

III. Message of the Ten of Swords Witches Tarot

IV. The Ten of Swords Witches in a Tarot spread

Rune

From psychicguild.com

 Wunjo

  • Pronounced: ‘Won-joe’
  • Literal Meaning: Joy
  • Esoteric Meaning: Harmony, Perfection, Hope

Wunjo strengthens links and bonds, Invocates fellowship and harmony. It creates joy through the use of pure will and banishes alienation.

Keywords:  Perfection, joy, wishful thinking, application of will, contentment, well-being, family, expectation, bonding, relationships, shared ideas,  group harmony, optimism, cooperative effort, friendship like-mindedness, the law of attraction.

Witches Rune

From tarotingie.com

Man

Traditional male characteristics. Action. Being a father. Protecting loved ones. Being a provider. Being empowered. Having confidence.

Ogham 

From symbolsage.com – Ogham Symbols

Muin

M is Muin, which is thought to refer to the grape vine—and sometimes to the blackberry vine. They’re both used to make wine, whose intoxicating properties were often associated with inducing prophetic verse during the ancient times.

Therefore, the symbol is also associated with prophecy and divine wisdom. Modern interpretation also includes truthful speaking because people under its influence are incapable of being dishonest and deceptive.

I Ching 

From IChingOnline.net

Hexagram Fifty-Six/56

Lu / The Wanderer

Fire on the Mountain, catastrophic to man, a passing annoyance to the Mountain:
The Superior Person waits for wisdom and clarity before exacting Justice, then lets no protest sway him.

Find satisfaction in small gains.
To move constantly forward is good fortune to a Wanderer.

SITUATION ANALYSIS:

You are a stranger to this situation.
It is your attraction to the exotic that has led you here, but you will move on to a new vista when this one has lost its mystique.
Because much of this environment is foreign to you, you must exercise only the best judgement.
You don’t know the custom here, and it’s too easy to cross a line you don’t know is there.
Because you are the foreigner in this setting, you have no history to acquit you.
Watch, listen, study, contemplate, then step lightly but decisively on.

Numerology 

From numeroscop.com Click here for more information on the number 5 in numerology

Five

Five in numerological core is a sign of the desire for absolute freedom and total rejection of any rules or restrictions. This does not mean that you do not care a thing about the law, and that you are a potential lawbreaker. But you observe any rule through the prism of your own perception and assess it on your personal scale of values. And if you are in doubt about its unconditional soundness, you will do everything possible to “break” beyond the limits set by this rule. The most characteristic behavior of the people of your type can be seen in the movie Noise by Henry Bean starring Tim Robbins.

Positive qualities

The Five’s strengths are high level of social vitality, ability to build good rapport, quick wit and love for everything unusual. Your role in life is that of a Traveler. Your restlessness and ants in pants at all times are considered positive qualities in your case, as your impulsive actions always have a certain goal achieving which can become socially useful.

Your energy allows you to survive any changes safely, including changes for the worse. You are sure you will be able to get out of any situation.

Negative qualities

The most obvious negative qualities of the Five are carelessness and irresponsibility. You think it is unfair. You don’t regard it irresponsible to refuse to fulfil duties imposed by someone else. But for the majority of people your habit of giving up one thing to start another looks exactly that way.

However, you still have undoubtedly negative features which are moodiness, hot temper and excessive sensuality. You probably will not argue regarding the latter, as you, most certainly, did find yourself in an unpleasant situation because of it.

Name Numerology…

Angel Number 

From numerologynation.com

Fifty-Six

You’ve likely come across the number 56 more times than you can remember. You’ve seen it on license plates, billboards, TV adverts, street names, and so on.

You’re probably at a point in your life where you need to make major life decisions but you’re not sure which direction to take. Angel number 56 comes as a message from your guardian angels meant to solve just that.

The angels know you’re a versatile person with a lot to offer. The secret influence behind this powerful number will help you take care of your material needs and point you toward the right direction.

Still curious to find out what angel number 56 means for you? Keep reading to explore its hidden meaning and the positive changes it’s about to bring to your life.

Animal Spirit Guide or Helper

From Uniguide.com

Jellyfish

Jellyfish symbolism and meanings include beauty, wake-up calls, being in flow, regeneration, immortality, and intuition. There are more than 2,000 species of jellyfishes and they are found in every ocean. So, wherever you go, people are familiar with these gorgeous gelatinous creatures. Indeed, many are intrigued with jellyfish and what they symbolize. In this post, we’ll explore all aspects of jellyfish meaning and symbolism, including jellyfish spiritual meanings and the jellyfish spirit animal, plus jellyfish mythology and folklore.

“Life is a beautiful magnificent thing, even to a jellyfish.” Charlie Chaplin

Spell for Today – Sleep Spell – Printable

Some of the Witchcraft/Magickal Correspondence for Thursday

From awithintime.weebly.com

Planet – Jupiter

Sign – Sagittarius, Pisces

Angel – Sachiel

Color – Purple, Green, Royal Blue

Plant – Cinnamon, Beech, Buttercup, coltsfoot, oak

Stone – Sugilite, amethyst, turquoise, lapis lazuli, sapphire

Intention – Business, logic, gambling, social matters, political power, material wealth

Element – Fire, water

More Qualities – expansion, luck, success, higher education, the law, career, finances, wealth, publishing, college education, long distance travel, foreign interests, religion, philosophy, forecasting, broadcasting, publicity, expansion, luck, growth, sports, horses, the law, doctors, guardians, merchants, psychologists, charity, correspondences courses, self-improvement, researching, reading, studying

November 17 Astronomy Picture of the Day

Discover the cosmos! Each day a different image or photograph of our fascinating universe is featured, along with a brief explanation written by a professional astronomer.

2022 November 17

Planet Earth from Orion

Image Credit: NASAArtemis 1

Explanation: A Space Launch System rocket left planet Earth on Wednesday, November 16 at 1:47am EST carrying the Orion spacecraft on the Artemis 1 mission, the first integrated test of NASA’s deep space exploration systems. Over an hour after liftoff from Kennedy Space Center’s historic Launch Complex 39B, one of Orion’s external video cameras captured this view of its new perspective from space. In the foreground are Orion’s Orbital Maneuvering System engine and auxillary engines, at the bottom of the European Service Module. Beyond one of the module’s 7-meter long extended solar array wings lies the spacecraft’s beautiful home world. The Artemis 1 mission will last almost four weeks, testing capabilities to enable human exploration of the Moon and Mars. The uncrewed Orion spacecraft is expected to fly by the Moon on November 21, performing a close approach to the lunar surface on its way to a retrograde orbit 70,000 kilometers beyond the Moon.

November 17 Today in History

Today’s Important Historical Events

1558 Elizabeth I aged 25, ascends the English throne upon death of her half sister, Queen “Bloody” Mary (SIND NOTE: Queen Elizabeth II ascended the throne at age 25 years old also in 1952)

1800 Congress holds its 1st session in Washington, D.C. in an incomplete Capitol Building

1831 Ecuador and Venezuela separated from Greater Colombia

1855 David Livingstone becomes the first European to see Victoria Falls, in what is now Zambia and Zimbabwe

1869 Suez Canal in Egypt opens, linking Mediterranean and Red seas

1922 The last sultan of the Ottoman Empire, Mehmed VI, is expelled to Malta on a British warship

1970 Douglas Engelbart receives the patent for the first computer mouse

A Laugh for Today

Smile at anyone you pass today it may make their day somewhat better.