Bookish Calendar

September 2014

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1939 – Germany invades Poland and WWII begins

 

1666- The Great Fire of London began

Labor Day (USA and Canada)

1838 – Frederick Douglass escaped to freedom

1783 – The Treaty of Paris was signed – The American Revolution ended


 

1847 – Wild west legend, Jesse James, was born.

 

1860 – Jane Adams, famous peace activist, was born

1757 – French general and aristocrat, the Marquis de Lafayette, was born

1533 – Elizabeth I, Queen of England, was born


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1900 – Galveston Texas was hit by a powerful hurricane



1845 – The anniversary of the beginning of the Irish potato famine


 

1913 – Jesse Owens, the African American athlete, was born

1916 – Children’s book author, Roald Dahl, was born

1819 – The pianist and composer, Clara Schumann, was born

 

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Battle of Britain Day Mayflower Day

1787 – The Anniversary of the U.S. Constitution

1883 – The poet William Carlos Williams is born

 

     
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1862 – The anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation

 

1957 – The anniversary of the day when the “Little Rock Nine” had their first real day of school

The first Day of autumn in the Northern hemisphere

1896 - F. Scott Fitzgerald, American author, is born

1981 – Sandra Day O’Connor became the first woman to sit on the U.S. Supreme Court

1898 - George Gershwin, musician and composer, was born

1774- Johnny Appleseed was born

1722 – Samuel Adams, patriot and revolutionary leader, was born

 
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October 2014

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1869 – Mahatma Gandhiwas born

 

1188 – The birthday of Saint Francis of Assisi

Eid-al-Adha

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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1871 - The Great fire of Chicago broke out.

Leif Erikson Day

 

1884 - Eleanor Roosevelt was born

1492 – Christopher Columbus made landfall in the new world

1899 –  The Boer War began

1754 – The birthday of America patriot, Molly Pitcher

1890 -American President, Dwight D. Eisenhower, was born

1066 – The battle of Hastings

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1783 – The first manned hot air balloon flight took place in France

1854 – Oscar Wild, author, was born

 

 

 

1981- Lord Cornwallis surrendered at Rotktown, Virgina, bringing the American Revolutionary Warto a close.  

1805 – The Battle of Trafalgar took place

1879 - Thomas Edison successfully tested the light bulb.

1833 – The Birthday of Alfred Nobel

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1881 – The birthday of Pablo Picasso

1825 – The Erie Canal was opened

 

 

1858 – The birthday of Theodore Roosevelt

1728 – The birthday of Captain James Cook



1886 – The Statue of Liberty was dedicated

1914 – The birthday of Jonas Salk

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1929 – The Stock Market collapsed

1618 – Sir Walter Raleigh died

 


 

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