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Last quarter is 1130 on Friday, January 1st.
|Date||Sunrise||Sunset||Sun hours||Days until spring|
|Wed, Dec 30||07:50 AM||05:06 PM||9:16||81|
|Thu, Dec 31||07:50 AM||05:07 PM||9:17||80|
|Fri, Jan 01||07:50 AM||05:08 PM||9:18||79|
|Sat, Jan 02||07:50 AM||05:09 PM||9:19||78|
|Sun, Jan 03||07:50 AM||05:10 PM||9:20||77|
|Mon, Jan 04||07:50 AM||05:11 PM||9:21||76|
|Tue, Jan 05||07:50 AM||05:12 PM||9:22||75|
During this week in history - with a little humor thrown in.
If you want the funny, go to Bizarre Holidays
For the serious go to History Net
December 30th, 1803 - The United States takes possession of the Louisiana Purchase area from France at New Orleans with a simple ceremony, the simultaneous lowering and raising of the national flags.
1922 - Soviet Russia is renamed the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics.
1972 - After two weeks of heavy bombing raids on North Vietnam, President Nixon halts the air offensive and agrees to resume peace negotiations with Hanoi representative Le Duc Tho.
1978 - Ohio State Head Coach Woody Hayes fired for hitting a Clemson player who intercepted a pass in the Gator Bowl.
2006 - Saddam Hussein, former Iraq dictator, is executed by hanging for crimes committed against his own people during his rule.
December 30th is National Bicarbonate of Soda day. Likely sponsored by Arm & Hammer
"I don't apologize for anything. When I make a mistake, I take the blame and go on from there." - Woody Hayes
"Well, I screwed it up real good, didn't I?" - Richard Nixon In more ways than one, Dick.
"I am not going to answer to this so-called court, out of respect for the truth and the will of the Iraqi people. I've said what I said, and I'm not guilty." - Saddam Hussein