UNIVERSAL UCLICK ALMANAC
Today is the 323rd day of 2013 and the 59th day of autumn.
TODAY'S HISTORY: In 1863, President Abraham Lincoln delivered the Gettysburg Address at the military cemetery dedication ceremony in Pennsylvania.
In 1977, Egyptian President Anwar Sadat became the first Arab leader to officially visit Israel, where he met with Prime Minister Menachem Begin.
In 1985, President Ronald Reagan and Soviet Union leader Mikhail Gorbachev held their first summit meeting.
TODAY'S BIRTHDAYS: James A. Garfield (1831-1881), 20th U.S. president; Indira Gandhi (1917-1984), Indian prime minister; Roy Campanella (1921-1993), baseball player; Larry King (1933- ), TV personality; Ted Turner (1938- ), media magnate; Calvin Klein (1942- ), fashion designer; Ann Curry (1956- ), TV journalist; Allison Janney (1959- ), actress; Meg Ryan (1961- ), actress; Jodie Foster (1962- ), actress; Ryan Howard (1979- ), baseball player.
TODAY'S FACT: The number of sets of quintuplets, sextuplets and septuplets born in the United States increased from 13 in 1990 to 80 in 2009 with increased use of fertility drugs.
TODAY'S SPORTS: In 2001, Barry Bonds of the San Francisco Giants became the first major-league baseball player to win four Most Valuable Player awards. He won again each of the following three years, finishing his career with a record seven MVP awards.
TODAY'S QUOTE: " Be fit for more than the thing you are now doing. Let everyone know that you have a reserve in yourself; that you have more power than you are now using. If you are not too large for the place you occupy, you are too small for it." -- James A. Garfield
TODAY'S NUMBER: 13,609 -- words in the speech of Edward Everett, the keynote speaker of the Gettysburg dedication ceremony. Lincoln's famous Gettysburg Address was fewer than 300 words.
TODAY'S MOON: Between full moon (Nov. 17) and last quarter moon (Nov. 25).