Bookish Calendar

September 2016

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1939 – Germany invades Poland and WWII begins

 

1666- The Great Fire of London began

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

Labor Day (USA and Canada)

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1900 – Galveston Texas was hit by a powerful hurricane



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


 2001 – 9/11

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

Eid-al-Adha

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

The first Day of autumn in the Northern hemisphere

 

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

 

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 2016

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1869 – Mahatma Gandhi was born

1188 – The birthday of Saint Francis of Assisi  

 

 

 

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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 War to 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


Halloween

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