Through the Looking Glass Children's Book Reviews

January 2018

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New Years Day

1892 - Ellis Island was opened

1735 - American patriot, Paul Revere, was born

1752 - American patriot, Betsy Ross, was born

 


1793 - Women's rights leader Lucretia Mott was born

1892 - J.R.R. Tolkien was born

1843 - Sir Isaac Newton was born

1809 - Inventor Louise Braille was born

1943 - Death anniversary of George Washington Carver

1412 - Joan of Arc was born


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1324 - Marco Polo, explorer, died

1859 - Women's rights leader Carrie Chapman Catt was born

1755 - Politician Alexander Hamilton Was born



 

1741 - Benedict Arnold was born

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1929 - Martin Luther King Jr. was born Appreciate a dragon day  

1706 - Benjamin Franklin was born.


1839 - Painter Paul Cezanne was born

1809 - Writer Edgar Allen Poe was born

 
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1737 - American patriot John Hancock was born

1832 - Painter Edouard Manet was born

1849 - Elizabeth Blackwell became the first woman to receive an MD degree in   America

1848 - Gold was discovered in California

1890 - Nellie Bly ended her journey around the world

1893 - The birthday of aviator Bessie Coleman

1756 - The birthday of composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

1832 - The birthday of author Lewis Carroll


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1882 - The birthday of American president Franklin Delano Roosevelt

1649 - King Charles I of England was beheaded for treason

 

1919 - Famous baseball player, Jackie Robinson was born

 

February 2018

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Robinson Crusoe Day

1902 - The birthday of poet Langston Hughes

Groundhog Day (USA)

1894 - Painter Norman Rockwell was born


1913 - Civil rights leader Rosa Lee Parks was born

1902 - Aviator Charles Lindbergh was born

 

1895 - The birthday of famous baseball player Babe Ruth

 

 

1827 - Ballet was introduced to the United States

1812 - The birthday of writer Charles Dickens

1867 - The birthday of pioneer and author Laura Ingalls Wilder

 

 

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1828 - The birthday of Jules Verne, writer


1847 - Thomas Alva Edison, inventor, was born

1809 - Abraham Lincoln was born

1809 - Author and naturalist Charles Darwin was born

1892 - American artist, Grant Wood, was born

Valentine's Day


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1564 - Galileo Galilei was born

1874 - Explorer Ernest Shackleton was born

1820 - Susan B. Anthony was born

Chinese (Lunar) New Year

 


1895 -The anniversary of the death of Frederick Douglass

 President's Day (USA)


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1732 - The birthday of George Washington

1685 - The birthday of George Frederic Handle, composer

1786 - The birthday of Carl Wilhelm Grimm

1841 - The birthday of Pierre Auguste Renoir

1846 - Buffalo Bill Cody was born

1829 - Levi Strauss, inventor, was born

1807 - Poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was born

1897 - Singer Marian Anderson was born