11.11.11

11.11.11Today is that once in a century kinda day!  November 11th, 2011.  The last time there was an 11.11.11 date was in 1911.

January 18Eugene B. Ely lands on the deck of the USS Pennsylvania stationed in San Francisco harbor, marking the first time an aircraft lands on a ship.

February 18 – The first official air mail flight takes place from Allahabad, India to Naini, India, when Henri Pequet carries 6,500 letters a distance of 13 km.

March 19International Women’s Day is celebrated for the first time.

July 24Hiram Bingham rediscovers Machu Picchu in Peru.

Also that year The Encyclopedia Britannica Eleventh Edition is published under American management in England by Cambridge University Press. -From Wikipedia

Howard TaftOn the last 11.11.11 the average cost of an American home was $5,714 (Equivalent today: $135,748 not in Los Angeles).

The average car cost $780.  Equivalent today: $18,531 and the 27th President William Howard Taft (R) was in office from March 4th 1909 – March 4th 1913 -From The Cost of Living

Yesterday, I was watching The Talk and their guest was Numerologist Glynis McCants.  Here is a clip of her talking about the special meaning of today’s date: 11-11-11. Plus, the hosts get live birthday readings.

 

I found a few books from Good Reads with the number 11 in their title too!

Eleven Minutes by Paulo Coelho

Eleven on Top (Stephanie Plum, #11) by Janet Evanovich

As I look back over this post, only today can I talk about Howard Taft, numerology, The Talk and books altogether.

Is today special to you?  Do you have a special day or event planned for 11.11.11?

Happy 11.11.11 Mocha Girls!!

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  • I didn’t even realize it was 11.11.11 unti lI had to write out a deposit slip. Unfortunately its just another day for me.

    • LOL!! I forgot it was Veteran’s Day until I heard it on TV.