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The World Almanac and Book of Facts is a well-known American published reference work. It dedicates itself to spreading information to the general public about such subjects as world changes, tragedies, sports feats, etc etc. The almanac can be found in homes, libraries, schools, businesses, and media outlets throughout the United States and to a more limited degree in other parts of the world.
- "Useful to any human being on the planet. The World Almanac still reigns as the world's most powerful reference." --Seattle Times
- "The most useful reference book known to modern man." --Los Angeles Times
The first publication of THE WORLD ALMANAC was in 1868. After being suspended in 1876, Joseph Pulitzer revived it in 1886. In 1894, the name was changed to THE WORLD ALMANAC AND ENCYCLOPEDIA until 1923 when it became THE WORLD ALMANAC AND BOOK OF FACTS.
The World Almanac For Kids has been published annually since 1995.
Some lists published are:
- World Almanac's Ten Most Influential People of the Second Millennium - 2000
- World Almanac's 25 Most Influential Women in America (includes Helen Thomas, Gloria Steinem, Jane Bryant Quinn, Mary Cunningham Agee, Erma Bombeck, Phyllis Schlafly, ...)
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