Monthly Archives: November 2013

Zapruder film

The Zapruder film is a silent, color motion picture sequence shot by private citizen Abraham Zapruder with a home-movie camera, as U.S. President John F. Kennedy‘s motorcade passed through Dealey Plaza in Dallas, Texas on November 22, 1963, thereby unexpectedly … Continue reading

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Armistice Day (which coincides with Remembrance Day and Veterans Day

Armistice Day (which coincides with Remembrance Day and Veterans Day, public holidays) is commemorated every year on 11 November to mark the armistice signed between the Allies of World War I and Germany at Compiègne, France, for the cessation of … Continue reading

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HURRICANE? CYCLONE? TYPHOON?

WASHINGTON (AP) — A powerful typhoon hit the Philippines on Friday and was heading Saturday toward Vietnam. Facts about typhoons: HURRICANE? CYCLONE? TYPHOON? They’re all the same, officially tropical cyclones. But they just use distinctive terms for a storm in … Continue reading

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