Through the Looking Glass Children's Book Reviews

September 2019

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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

Labor Day (USA and Canada)

 

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 2019

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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

 

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