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beaujolais-wineToday is 321st day of the year (322nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 44 days remaining until the end of the year…

Today is the Beaujolais Day. This day, which is observed on the third Thursday in November, is accompanied by heavy advertising in France and internationally. (Beaujolais nouveau /[bo.ʒɔ.lɛ nu.vo/ is a red wine made from Gamay grapes produced in the Beaujolais region of France.)

Today is also the International Students’ Day. (Do you know the origins of this day?)

On this day in 1973, in the middle of the Watergate Scandal, President Richard Nixon, responding to the allegations of possible wrongdoing, said emphatically, “I’m not a crook.”

Today also happens to be Jâmi’s birthday, the Persian poet-theologian. (1414-1492)

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