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1894 1¢ Hawaii, yellow, Coat of Arms
November 28, 1843

Hawaiian Independence Day 

On November 28, 1843, France and the United Kingdom officially recognized Hawaii as an independent kingdom.  The day has since been celebrated as Hawaiian Independence Day.

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1904 1¢ Robert R. Livingston
November 27, 1746,

Birth of Robert R. Livingston 

Robert Robert Livingston was born on November 27, 1746, in New York City, New York. One of America’s founding fathers, he helped draft the Declaration of Independence, swore George Washington into his first term in office, and helped negotiate the Louisiana Purchase.

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2001 34¢ Peanuts
November 26, 1922

Birth of Charles Schulz

Famed cartoonist Charles Schulz was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota on November 26, 1922.  He created the beloved Peanuts characters, personally creating 17,897 comic strips and overseeing 37 television specials. 

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