Through the Looking Glass Children's Book Reviews

 

March 2018

Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday
1 2 3 4 5 6 7

1692 - The Salem witch hysteria begins

National Pig Day (USA)

1904 - Dr. Seuss was born.

1847 - The birthday of inventor Alexander Graham Bell

Hinamatsuri -Doll Festival - (Japan)

1678 - The birthday of volinist and composer, Antonio Vivaldi.

1512 - Mapmaker Gerhardus Mercator was born

1836 - The fall of the Alamo

1475 - The birthday of painter and sculptor, Michelangelo

 

 

8 9 10 11 12 13 14

Girls Write Now Day (USA)

International Women's Day

1451 - The birthday of adventurer and explorer Amerigo Vespucci

1913 - American Abolitionist Harriet Tubman died

Johnny Appleseed Day (USA)

1888 - The Great Blizzard of '88

1879 - The birthday of Albert Einstein

15 16 17 18 19 20 21
1767 - Andrew Jackson, American president, was born

44BC - The Ides of March and the day Julius Caesar was murdered.

1751 - The birthday of James Madison, America's 4th president


St. Patrick's Day (Ireland)

 

 

 

 

1848 - Famous American lawman Wyatt Earp was born

Spring Equinox - The first day of spring 1685 - The birthday of musician and composer Johann Sebastian Bach
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
 

 

 

 

1857 - The birthday of Fannie Farmer, cook and cookbook writer

 

 

1874 - Magician and escape artist Harry Houdini was born

1693 – The birthday of John Harrison, the man who invented the first reliable sea clock.

 

1911 – A fire broke out in the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory in New York City

 

 

 

 

1854 – France and England declared war on Russia – The Crimean War began
29 30 31
 


1853 – The birthday of painter Vincent Van Gogh

Passover begins at sundown

1732 – The birthday of composer and musician Franz Joseph Haydn

1889 – The Eiffel Tower was completed

1927 – Cesar Chavez, labor leader, was born

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

April 2018

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
1 2 3 4 5 6 7

April Fools Day

Easter

1834– The birthday a French sculptor Frederic Auguste Bartholdi who created the Statue of Liberty

1805 - Hans Christian Andersen was born

 

 

1968 – Martin Luther King Jr. Was killed

 

1856 – Educator and leader, Booker T. Washington, was born

1827 – Dr. Joseph Lister, founder of antiseptic surgery, was born

1909 - Robert E. Peary reached the North Pole

 

 

 

 

 

 

8 9 10 11 12 13 14

Buddha’s birthday

1866 – The Civil Right’s Bill was passed by Congress

1865 – The American Civil War ended

1955 – Anniversary of the development of a safe polio vaccine

 

 

1743 – The birthday of Thomas Jefferson, American President

1866 – The Birthday of Helen Keller’s “Teacher,” Anne Sullivan

15 16 17 18 19 20 21

1817 – The first public American school for the deaf was founded by Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet and Laurent Clerc.

1912 – The luxury liner “Titanic” sank on her maiden voyage

1947 – Jackie Robinson played his first game in the Major Leagues breaking the color barrier in baseball

1452 - Leonardo da Vinci was born

 

 

1775 – Paul Revere made his famous ride from Boston to Concord

1906 – San Francisco was rocked by an earthquake that destroyed much of the city

1775 – The American Revolution began with the battles of Lexington and Concord

 

1933 – Amelia Earhart and Eleanor Roosevelt went on a flight together  

 

22 23 24 25 26 27 28

Earth Day (USA)

St. George's Day (UK)

1564 – The birthday of William Shakespeare


 

1874 – The birthday of Guglielmo Marconi – the inventor of wireless telegraphy

1785 – The birthday of naturalist John James Audubon

1521 – Ferdinand Magellan died in the Philippines

27th, 1791 – Samuel Morse was born

1927 - The birthday of Coretta Scott King

National Arbor Day

28th, 1789 – The anniversary of the Mutiny on the Bounty

 

29 30

1899 – The birthday of musician and composer “Duke” Ellington 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

css.php