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1
Herman Melville (author of Moby Dick) born, 1819
Label a sperm whale.

Colorado became a state, 1876
Read a page on Colorado, then take a quiz.

2
Persian Gulf War started when Iraq invaded Kuwait, 1990
Label a map of the Middle East.
3
National Friendship Day
(1st Sunday in Aug.)
Write an essay on what being a friend means to you.

First ships passed through the Panama Canal, 1914
Label a map of Panama.

4
Barack Obama born, 1961
Read about President Obama, and answer questions about him.

John Venn born, 1834
Read about Venn diagrams, and pick one to make.

5
Neil Armstrong (first man on the moon) born, 1930
Read about Armstrong and the moon, then take a quiz on the moon.
6
Full Moon
Read about the phases of the moon.

Independence Day, Jamaica
Color, read about, and take a quiz on the flag of Jamaica.

Hiroshima Day, anniversary of atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima, Japan,1945
Label a map of Japan

7
US Launches Explorer VI, taking the first pictures of Earth from space, 1959
Label a map of the Earth.

National Lighthouse Day
Color a lighthouse.

8
Matthew Henson (Arctic explorer) born, 1886
Do a cloze activity on Henson.
9
International Art Appreciation Day
Pick a painting and color it.

Jesse Owens wins four gold medals, 1936
Do a cloze activity on Owens.

Book Lovers Day
Write a book report on a book you enjoyed.

10
Construction Began on Mt. Rushmore
Color and read about Mt. Rushmore.

Independence Day, Ecuador (Ecuador declared its independence from Spain in 1809)
Label a map of Ecuador.

Missouri became a state, 1821
Read a page on Missouri, then take a quiz.

Ramadan starts

11
Independence Day, Chad (Chad gained independence from France in 1960)
Label a map of Chad.
12
A Huge T. rex found by Susan Hendrickson, 1990
Take a quiz on T. rex.

Perseid meteor shower (it is debris from the Swift-Tuttle Comet)
Read about meteor showers the take a quiz on them.

13
International Left-Handers Day
Do a cloze activity on left-handedness.
14
Pakistan became independent of British rule, 1947
Color, read about, and take a quiz on Pakistan's flag.
15
Independence Day India, 1947
Color, read about, and take a quiz on India's flag.
16
Joke Day
Write about the funniest thing you've ever heard or seen.
17
Davy Crockett born, 1786
Read about and color a page on Crockett.

Phobos, a Martian moon, discovered, 1877
Read about Mars, then take a quiz.

18
Helium discovered on the Sun, 1868
Read about the Sun, then take a quiz.
19
Wilbur Wright born, 1867
Read about the Wright brothers and the invention of the airplane.

Potato Day
Label the vegetables in Spanish, in French, or in German.

20
Roger W. Sperry (brain researcher) born, 1913
Label the parts of the brain
21
State Day, Hungary
Color, read about, and take a quiz on the flag of Hungary.

Hawaii became a state, 1959
Read a page on Hawaii, then take a quiz.

22
National Tooth Fairy Day
Label the parts of a tooth
23
Mexico gained its independence from Spain with the Treaty of Aquala, 1821
Take a quiz on the geography of Mexico.
24
Mt. Vesuvius erupted, burying Pompeii, AD 79
Make your own volcano.

Ukrainian Independence Day
Take a quiz on the Ukraine.

25
New Moon
Take a quiz on the moon.

Amelia Earhart completes non-stop transcontinental flight (across North America) in 19 hrs and 5 mins, 1932
Label a map of North America and draw Earhart's route from Los Angeles, California, to Newark, New Jersey.

26
Liberia became an independent republic, 1847
Read about, color, and take a quiz on the flag of Liberia.

National Dog Day, USA
Write 10 things you should never teach your dog.!.

27
Krakatoa erupted, 1883
Label the structure of a volcano.
28
Dream Day -Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I have a dream" speech, 1963
Take a quiz on MLK.
29
Atahualpa, the last Incan King of Peru, was murdered on orders from Spanish conqueror Francisco Pizarro, and the Inca empire died, 1533
Label a map of South America.
30
Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley (author of "Frankenstein") born, 1797
Write a page on something that really scared you.

Jacques-Louis David (artist) born, 1748
Color a David sketch of Marie Antoinette.

31
Maria Montessori (teacher) born, 1870
Write a page on what you'd do if you were a teacher.
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