Archives for the month of: November, 2010

Macy’s 2010 Thanksgiving Day Parade, New York City

New Funnies #70 cover art, December 1942

Zachary Taylor, born 24 November 1784, was the last US president to own slaves while in office.

Franklin Pierce, born 23 November 1804, the only New Hampshire native elected US President.

David’s 2010 birthday cake; Andy looks on admiringly.

James A. Garfield, third of the five Pandadents born in November.

Zoo Atlanta officials announced today that giant panda Lun Lun, pictured above with cub Mei Lan in 2007, gave birth this morning at 5:39 a.m. in a specially prepared birthing den. Lun Lun was inseminated with sperm from her partner Yang Yang in June after the two failed to mate. The couple’s previous cubs include Mei Lan, born in 2006, and Xi Lan, born in 2008.

Watch Lun Lun care for the newborn on the zoo’s Panda cam.

Today is Election Day, and also the only day of the year with the birthday of two US presidents—James K. Polk (1795) and Warren G. Harding (1865).

Art from the Pandadents series by Alexander Barrett.