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ALMANAC. A table or calendar, in which are set down the revolutions of the seasons, the rising and setting of the sun, the phases of the moon, the most remarkable conjunctions, positions and phenomena of the heavenly bodies, the months of the year, the days of the month and week, and a variety of other matter.
     2. The courts will take judicial notice of the almanac; for example, whether a certain day of the month was on a Sunday or not. Vin. Ab. h.t.; 6 Mod. 41; Cro. Eliz. 227, pl. 12; 12 Vin. Ab. Evidence (A, b, 4.) In dating instruments, some sects, the Quakers, for example, instead of writing January, February, March, &c., use the terms, First month, Second month, Third month, &c., and these are equally valid in such writings. Vide 1 Smith's Laws of Pennsylvania, 217.

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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack, edited by Scyld Berry is on sale now.
Fast bowler Steve Harmison, vice-captain Marcus Trescothick, opener Andrew Strauss, spinner Ashley Giles and 'Bob the Builder' Robert Key are all honoured in the 2005 almanack published today.
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September 5, events from history | 1826: John Wisden, original compiler of Wisden Cricketers' Almanack of cricket statistics, price one shilling (5p), was born in Brighton.
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Financial experts HB&O, which has offices in Coventry and Leamington, hosted representatives from 10 different organisations during the evening held at The Almanack in Kenilworth.
THE new Wisden Cricketers' Almanack warns the power of Twenty20 will turn the County Championship into a relic.
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The Almanack in Abbey End North invited guests to take a spin in any of the vehicles, which ranged from classic cars to modern day speed machines, on Sunday.