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UPI Almanac for Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012.
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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Nov. 3, 2011.
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UPI Almanac for Monday, Nov. 3, 2008.
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UPI Almanac for Saturday, Nov. 3, 2007.
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UPI almanac for Friday, Nov. 3, 2006.
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Today is Thursday, Nov. 3, the 307th day of 2005 with 58 to follow.
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Two Washington portraits to be sold

NEW YORK, April 15 (UPI) -- Sotheby's will auction off two Gilbert Stuart portraits of George Washington, one of which was owned by Alexander Hamilton, for the New York Public Library.

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Today is Wednesday, Nov. 3, the 308th day of 2004 with 58 to follow.
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Today is Monday, Nov. 3, the 307th day of 2003 with 58 to follow.
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Today is Sunday, Nov. 3, the 307th day of 2002 with 58 to follow.
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Today is Saturday, Nov. 3, the 307th day of 2001 with 58 to follow.
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William Cullen Bryant (November 3, 1794 – June 12, 1878) was an American romantic poet, journalist, and long-time editor of the New York Evening Post.

Bryant was born on November 3, 1794, in a log cabin near Cummington, Massachusetts; the home of his birth is today marked with a plaque. He was the second son of Peter Bryant, a doctor and later a state legislator, and Sarah Snell. His maternal ancestry traces back to passengers on the Mayflower; his father's, to colonists who arrived about a dozen years later.

Bryant and his family moved to a new home when he was two years old. The William Cullen Bryant Homestead, his boyhood home, is now a museum. After just two years at Williams College, he studied law in Worthington and Bridgewater in Massachusetts, and he was admitted to the bar in 1815. He then began practicing law in nearby Plainfield, walking the seven miles from Cummington every day. On one of these walks, in December 1815, he noticed a single bird flying on the horizon; the sight moved him enough to write "To a Waterfowl".

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