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UPI Almanac for Sunday, Nov. 10, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012.
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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Nov. 10, 2011.
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Bodies of soldiers killed in 1950 located

LONDON, Dec. 5 (UPI) -- British military authorities say they believe they have found the bodies of two young soldiers who died in a plane crash in Malaysia in 1950.

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UPI Almanac for Monday, Nov. 10, 2008.
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UPI Almanac for Saturday, Nov. 10, 2007.
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UPI almanac for Friday, Nov. 10, 2006.
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Today is Thursday, Nov. 10, the 314th day of 2005 with 51 to follow.
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Today is Wednesday, Nov. 10, the 315th day of 2004 with 51 to follow.
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Today is Monday, Nov. 10, the 314th day of 2003 with 51 to follow.
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Today is Sunday, Nov. 10, the 314th day of 2002 with 51 to follow.
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Q&A : Hernando de Soto on Mexico

LOS ANGELES, May 6 (UPI) -- At the 2002 Global Conference in Beverly Hills, hosted by the Milken Institute and Forbes Magazine, prominent Peruvian economist Hernando de Soto, head of the I
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Today is Saturday, Nov. 10, the 314th day of 2001 with 51 to follow.
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Oliver Goldsmith (10 November 1730 or 1728 – 4 April 1774) was an Anglo-Irish writer, poet, and physician known for his novel The Vicar of Wakefield (1766), his pastoral poem The Deserted Village (1770) (written in memory of his brother), and his plays The Good-Natur'd Man (1768) and She Stoops to Conquer (1771, first performed in 1773). (He is also thought to have written the classic children's tale, The History of Little Goody Two-Shoes, giving the world that familiar phrase.)

Goldsmith's birth date and year are not known with certainty. According to the Library of Congress authority file, he told a biographer that he was born on 29 November, 1731, or perhaps in 1730. Other sources have indicated 10 November, on any year from 1727 to 1731.10 November, 1730, is now the most commonly accepted birth date.

Neither is the location of his birthplace certain. He was born either in the townland of Pallas, near Ballymahon, County Longford, Ireland, where his father was the Anglican curate of the parish of Forgney, or at the residence of his maternal grandparents, at the Smith Hill House in the diocese of Elphin, County Roscommon where his grandfather Oliver Jones was a clergyman and master of the Elphin diocesan school. When he was two years old, Goldsmith's father was appointed the rector of the parish of "Kilkenny West" in County Westmeath. The family moved to the parsonage at Lissoy, between Athlone and Ballymahon, and continued to live there until his father's death in 1747.

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