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Coloring Activity

Say "Happy New Year" in many languages


January is

 National Health Month

Ellis Island Opened

The Drinking Straw was Patented

Georgia became the 4th U.S. state (1788)

Information : The Fifty States of the United States

 Alaska Admission Day

Explore Alaska: Three Scavenger Hunts


Louis Braille’s Birthday

Jacob Grimm, German librarian and fairy tale collector, born (1785)

Using Fairy Tales to Debate Ethics

George Washington Carver Day

National Bird Day

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Joan of Arc’s Birthday
Label a map of France.

Millard Fillmore’s Birthday

Elvis Presley’s Birthday

Aviation Anniversary

National Static Electricity Day


Women’s Suffrage

First Meeting of United Nations

Amelia Earhart began a flight from Honolulu, HI to Oakland, CA becoming the first woman to fly solo across the Pacific Ocean (1935)

Pyramid Mysteries Unearthed

National Handwriting Day

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Rubber Duckie's Birthday

Benedict Arnold’s Birthday

Douglas Wilder is sworn in as Governor of VA

Wikipedia goes online in 2001

Persian Gulf War Began

Dian Fossey, the world's leading authority on the mountain gorillas was born

Martin Luther King Day
Take a quiz on MLK Jr.

Benjamin Franklin's Birthday


Pooh Day

WWI Peace Congress opened in Versailles, France (1919)

 Popcorn Day

Robert E. Lee, commander of Confederate forces during the Civil War, born

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John F. Kennedy's Inauguration


Ethan Allen, frontiersman and Revolutionary War leader of the Vermont Green Mountain Boys, born

Do Something Day

Lord George Gordon Byron, English Romantic poet born

Boy Scouts Begins

National School Nurse Day

National Handwriting Day

California Gold Rush

Macintosh Computer Released

Alexander Graham Bell  transcontinental telephone service begins

Michigan became a state, 1837
Read a page on Michigan, then take a quiz.




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Mozart’s Birthday

Challenger Explodes

Alice Neel (artist) born, 1900
Color one of Neel's paintings

National Puzzle Day

Kansas became the 34th state in the U.S


Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s Birthday

Read about FDR, then write a paragraph on him.

Jackie Robinson’s Birthday

Print and take a quiz on African-American history




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