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Advent (Starts the 4th Sun. before Christmas)  Advent (Photos)   降臨節:キリストJesus の降臨  Letter | レター  143, 178, 179
Dec. 3, 2017    1st Sunday of Advent
Dec. 10, 2017    2nd Sunday of Advent  
Dec. 17, 2017    3rd Sunday of Advent
Dec. 24, 2017    4th Sunday of Advent
 
Dec. 12 - 20, 2017  Hanukkah (または、Chanukah) Photos  Letter | レター  145 --- Hanukah begins at Sundown, The next day: First Day of Hanukah
Hanukkah The Festival of Lights Starts Tonight National Geographic - YouTube  Dec. 12, 2017


Dec. 21, 2017  Winter solstice 2017: 7 things to know about the shortest day of the year - Vox
Winter Solstice (First Day of Winter) (冬至、冬の始まる日)   Letter 102  |  レター 102

Dec. 25    Christmas

Moon Phases 



13713 171220  Press freedom deteriorates in many African countries - France 24

13712 171220  French schools to have choirs, but no mobile phones - France 24

13711 171220  Why We Still Love Star Wars  Parade, 12/01/2017
Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017) - IMDb
Star Wars: Episode IX (2019) - IMDb

13710 171220  Christmas Around the World: 14 Traditions You Should Borrow - Reader's Digest
Christmas


13709 171220  Jackson submits Indian treaty to Congress - Dec 20, 1836 - HISTORY.com
Presidents:    Andrew Jackson    #7    |    Grover Cleveland (1886)    #22    |    Calvin Coolidge (1924, 1927)    #30
Native Americans       

13708 171220  French crack down on Vietnamese rebels - Dec 20, 1946 - HISTORY.com
Vietnam War  

13707 171219  Dec. 21, 2017  Winter solstice 2017: 7 things to know about the shortest day of the year - Vox
Winter Solstice (First Day of Winter) (冬至、冬の始まる日)   Letter 102  |  レター 102

13706 171219  Germany′s future doctors forced to seek training abroad  Deutsche Welle, 12/19/2017

13705 171219  THE MUSIC MAN: On Broadway - YouTube
Broadway Musical Home - The Music Man   December 19, 1957
The Music Man - Wikipedia

Musical


13704 171219  National Hockey League (NHL) opens its first season - Dec 19, 1917 - HISTORY.com
Frederick Stanley, 16th Earl of Derby - Wikipedia

NHL
Stanley Cup photos

13703 171219  “Bullitt” hits the silver screen in Sweden - Dec 19, 1968 - HISTORY.com
Bullitt - The Chase (part 1) - YouTube  Part 1 & 2
Bullitt (1968) - IMDb
San Francisco, California
Steve McQueen - Wikipedia  


13702 171218  A Step-by-Step Journey Through Your Body's Digestive System | Mental Floss

13701 171218  Woodrow Wilson marries Edith Bolling Galt - Dec 18, 1915 - HISTORY.com
Presidents:    Woodrow Wilson    #28

13700 171218  The Tokens earn a #1 hit with “The Lion Sleeps Tonight” - Dec 18, 1961 - HISTORY.com
The Tokens - The Lion Sleeps Tonight - YouTube
The Lion King-The Lion Sleeps Tonight With Lyrics - YouTube   

The Lion King (1994) - IMDb
Music

13699 171218   Mayflower docks at Plymouth Harbor - Dec 18, 1620 - HISTORY.com
Deconstructing History: Mayflower History - YouTube
Massachusetts  |  Thanksgiving Day 
 
13698 171218   Weekend Box Office Results for December 15-17, 2017 - Box Office Mojo
Star Wars The Last Jedi (2017) - IMDb  2  Ferdinand (2017) - IMDb  3  Coco (2017) - IMDb      


13697 171217-1218  Nature Notes:  Chickadees (calls), Cardinal calls, Crows, Gray Squirrels, a WT Deer crossing before our car at dusk,
Walking, Dog Walking, Jogging, Cross-Country Skiing
our first Snowman of the season, Christmas yard lights are pretty.
Nature Notes  2017


13696 171217  SantaCon.info - Home
SantaCon 2010 Santas Gone Wild! - YouTube
SantaCon 2015 Polk Street San Francisco CA - YouTube
WILD SANTACON 2015 iN NYC - YouTube

SantaCon.info - The St Paul, MN SantaCon
Here comes Santa Claus. And another one. It must be time for SantaCon. – Twin Cities 12/16/2017
Lowertown Santacon 2011 - fire, Krampus, Black Dog - YouTube
Krampus - Wikipedia
9 Facts About Krampus, St. Nick's Demonic Companion | Mental Floss
Krampuslauf Graz 2010 - YouTube
Krampus - Graz 2016 (Austria Satanic X-Mas Ritual) - YouTube
Krampuslauf Arlberg-Pass Krampalar St. Anton a-A 05. Dez. 09 - YouTube  Austria
A CHRISTMAS HORROR STORY Trailer (2015) Santa Claus vs. Krampus - YouTube
Krampus - Official Trailer (HD) - YouTube

Christmas

13695 171217   Grant expels the Jews from his department - Dec 17, 1862 - HISTORY.com
Presidents:    Abraham Lincoln    #16

13694 171217   Wright Brothers First Flight, 17 December 1903 - YouTube
The Wright Brothers, First Successful Airplane (1903) - YouTube
First airplane flies - Dec 17, 1903 - HISTORY.com  

Wright Flyer

13693 171216-1217  Earthquake rocks the American wilderness - Dec 16, 1811 - HISTORY.com
1811–12 New Madrid earthquakes - Wikipedia
New Madrid, Missouri, Illinois, Kentucky, Tennessee, Arkansas

New Madrid: The Earthquakes of 1811-1812 - YouTube
The New Madrid Fault could Reawaken at any Time- documentary 2015 - YouTube 

13692 171216     born December 16, 1775     Jane Austen
Jane Austen Biography

Top 10 Jane Austen Adaptations in Movies and TV - YouTube

13691 171216     born c. December 16, 1770     Ludwig van Beethoven
The Difference Between Mozart and Beethoven - Mozart Vs. Beethoven - YouTube
Ludwig van Beethoven Biography 
c. December 16, 1770
Beethoven - Moonlight Sonata (FULL) - YouTube

Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure - Mall scene - YouTube
Beethoven-Fur Elise - YouTube
When Beethoven met Mozart for the first time! - YouTube

Flashmob Flash Mob - Ode an die Freude ( Ode to Joy ) Beethoven Symphony No.9 classical music - YouTube
Beethoven Scene fromImmortal Beloved (1994) Music, What is It? - YouTube
Immortal Beloved ~ Ode To Joy Scene - YouTube
Happy Birthday, by Beethoven? Bach? Mozart? - Nicole Pesce on piano - YouTube
Beethoven's 5th Symphony - YouTube
Music


13690 171216  Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series standings 2017 
Monster Energy Championship Martin Truex Jr. wins it | NASCAR.com
List of Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series champions - Wikipedia
Sports  2017

13689 171216   College football TV schedule and game times | NCAA.com
Sports  2017

13688 171216   NFL Power Rankings, Week 15 Pittsburgh Steelers hit No. 1 spot - NFL.com
1  Pittsburgh Steelers  2  New England Patriots  3  Minnesota Vikings
Sports  2017

13687 171215   2 rare sea lion attacks shut down cove in San Francisco Bay  Yahoo
San Francisco's Sea Lions at Pier 39 (in HD) - YouTube
Wildlife  |  California

13686 171215   The Bill of Rights becomes law - Dec 15, 1791 - HISTORY.com  
Presidents:    George Washington    #1

13685 171215  Leaning Tower of Pisa reopens - Dec 15, 2001 - HISTORY.com
Leaning Tower of Pisa Reopens - 2001 Today In History 15 Dec 17 - YouTube
On the Inside The Leaning Tower of Pisa - YouTube
Leaning Tower of Pisa - Wikipedia
 
Travel

13684 171215  Weekend Box Office Results for December 8-10, 2017 - Box Office Mojo
Coco (2017) - IMDb  2  Justice League (2017) - IMDb  3  Wonder (2017) - IMDb

 
13681 171214-1215   Indy “Brickyard” is completed - Dec 14, 1909 - HISTORY.com
The History of the Indianapolis 500 Auto Race - YouTube
Indianapolis Motor Speedway - Wikipedia
Indiana  | 
Cars   

13683 171214   Net neutrality: Here's what Thursday's vote to repeal is really all about - Dec. 14, 2017
What is net neutrality? - YouTube

13682 171214   Man whose body was found in Maplewood park died of hypothermia, police say – Twin Cities  MN
QuickStats: Number of Hypothermia-Related Deaths, by Sex — National Vital Statistics System, United States,† 1999–2011§
Hypothermia , UPDATE - Everything You Need To Know - Dr. Nabil Ebraheim - YouTube

13681 171214   Indy “Brickyard” is completed - Dec 14, 1909 - HISTORY.com
Indianapolis Motor Speedway - Wikipedia
Indiana

13680 171214   First U.S. President George Washington dies - Dec 14, 1799 - HISTORY.com
Presidents:    George Washington    #1
 

13679 171214   Saturday Night Fever gets its world premiere and launches a musical juggernaut - Dec 14, 1977 - HISTORY.com
Saturday Night Fever (1977) - IMDb
Saturday Night Fever • Night Fever • Bee Gees - YouTube

Saturday Night Fever (1-9) Movie CLIP - Watch the Hair (1977) HD - YouTube   1/9 - 9/9

13678 171214  Top 10 Wonderful Japanese Gardens | Places To See In Your Lifetime Pandotrip 
About Japan

info from Explore Japan Info
Travel 

13677 171213  First export of American furs - Dec 13, 1621 - HISTORY.com
Robert Cushman - Wikipedia
Massachusetts
The Fur Trade | Historic Fort Snelling
Sibley Historic Site | Historic Sites | Minnesota Historical Society
Photos: Fur Company, Fort Snelling, St. Paul, MN

Trapping Trip
Taxidermy, Game Fair

13676 171213     Dick Van Dyke born - Dec 13, 1925 - HISTORY.com
Dick Van Dyke Interview Pt. 1 11-29-12 - CONAN on TBS - YouTube  Pt. 1 & 2
Dick Van Dyke - IMDb
Dick Van Dyke - Wikipedia  Richard Wayne "Dick" Van Dyke, born December 13, 1925, an American actor, comedian, singer, dancer, writer, and producer.
Mary Poppins Tales with Julie Andrews and Dick Van Dyke - YouTube
Chim Chim Cher-ee (from “Mary Poppins”) - YouTube
Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious (from Mary Poppins) - Julie Andrews, Dick Van Dyke - YouTube
Mary Poppins (1964) - IMDb
Missouri  |  Illinois


13675 171212  Dec. 12 - 20, 2017  Hanukkah (または、Chanukah) Photos  Letter | レター  145 --- Hanukah begins at Sundown, The next day: First Day of Hanukah
Hanukkah The Festival of Lights Starts Tonight National Geographic - YouTube  Dec. 12, 2017

13674 171212  ‘Feminism’ is Merriam-Webster’s word of the year, thanks in part to Kellyanne Conway - The Washington Post

13673 171212  Hepburn, Tracy and Poitier star in Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner - Dec 12, 1967 - HISTORY.com
Guess Who's Coming to Dinner (1-8) Movie CLIP - Pleased to Meet You (1967) HD - YouTube  1 > 8


13672 171212  Father Flanagan establishes Boys Town - Dec 12, 1917 - HISTORY.com
Boys Town (organization) - Wikipedia
Nebraska


13671 171212    born December 12, 1863    Edward Munch
Biography.com
  Edward Munch
Edvard Munch: a selection of works - YouTube
Munchmuseet Oslo, Norway

Art 


13670 171211  Cold War  Soviets declare nudity a sign of “western decadence” - Dec 11, 1969 - HISTORY.com
Presidents:    Richard Nixon    #37

13669 171211  Madison presents trade agreement to Congress - Dec 11, 1815 - HISTORY.com 
Presidents:    James Madison    #4 

13668 171211  14 Surprising Signs You'll Live Longer Than You Think  Prevention

13667 171211  10 Breakthrough Technologies 2017 - MIT Technology Review

13666 171211     born December 11, 1882    Max Born
Max Born’s 135th Birthday  Google Doodle
Max Born - Scientist, Physicist, Educator - Biography.com
Max Born, Quantum Mechanics Physicist & Olivia Newton-John's Grandpa, Gets a Google Doodle | Billboard


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