November 25, 1792

On This Date in! in 1792, the Farmer’s Almanac is first published. It instantly became the 2nd most popular book/magazine in an American’s home and the most useful. Its popularity will not be replaced until 1888, when the first Sears catalogue is published and mailed to American consumers and nailed up inside their outhouses.

About Joel Byers

Born in North Georgia and educated at some very fine public institutions. Real education started after graduating from college and then getting married and raising two boys. Has the ability to see the funny and absurd in most things and will always remark on it, even if it means getting the stink-eye from his victims.
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