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June 2018

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Magna Carta Signed (1215)

Magna Carta Signed (1215)

On this day in 1215, the Magna Carta was signed

'Jaws' arrives in cinemas (1975)

'Jaws' arrives in cinemas (1975)

On this day in 1975, Steven Spielberg’s film about sharks was released in cinemas.

     
Midsummer's Eve

Midsummer's Eve

Plants were often collected on the evening before Midsummer’s day as it was believed that this would give healing powers to the collector.

June 2018 / July 2018

Monday 25 Tuesday 26 Wednesday 27 Thursday 28 Friday 29 Saturday 30 Sunday 01
First publication of The Diary of Anne Frank (1947)

First publication of The Diary of Anne Frank (1947)

On this day in 1947, The Diary of Anne Frank, which tells the story of a young girl in hiding during the Nazi occupation of the Netherlands during World War II, was first published.

London Science Museum (1909)

London Science Museum (1909)

The London Science Museum celebrates its birthday today. Take a look at our science activities and resources.

Helen Keller born (1880)

Helen Keller born (1880)

Helen Keller was born on this day in 1880. She was deaf and blind but learned to communicate with other people.

King Henry VIII born

King Henry VIII born

King Henry VIII was born on this day in 1491. Read more information about Henry VIII and discover some of the fantastic Tudor-themed activities and resources available.

St Peter's Day

St Peter's Day

A Christian feast day, commemorating the martyrdom of Jesus’ apostles St Peter and Paul of Tarsus.

Charles Blondin crossed Niagra Falls on a tightrope (1859)

Charles Blondin crossed Niagra Falls on a tightrope (1859)

On 30 June 1859, Charles Blondin crossed Niagra Falls on a tightrope for the first time.

SOS distress signal adopted (1908)

SOS distress signal adopted (1908)

The SOS signal (· · · - -—· · ·) was adopted as the international Morse Code distress signal on this date in 1908. Why not find out more about Morse and write messages in code?

July 2018

Monday 02 Tuesday 03 Wednesday 04 Thursday 05 Friday 06 Saturday 07 Sunday 08
Olympics

Olympics

On this day in 1900, the second Olympic games opened in Paris.

End of rationing

End of rationing

On this day in 1954, the rationing of food in Britain, ended.

Independence Day

Independence Day

Americans remember the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on this day in 1776. On-line resources

Newfoundland

Newfoundland

On this day in 1610, a British merchant, John Guy, set sail for Newfoundland with 39 other colonists.

Rabies vaccine

Rabies vaccine

On this day in 1885, Louis Pasteur administered the first rabies vaccine.

Ringo Starr

Ringo Starr

The Beatles singer and drummer was born on this day in 1940. Visit The Beatles Story website.

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

On this day in 2000, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by JK Rowling (Bloomsbury) broke all records by selling 372,775 copies on the first day of its release.

July 2018

Monday 09 Tuesday 10 Wednesday 11 Thursday 12 Friday 13 Saturday 14 Sunday 15
Aliens arrive!

Aliens arrive!

On this day in 1947, some people believe that an alien spacecraft crash landed in Roswell, New Mexico. Do the children believe that life exists on planets other than our own?

Battle of Britain

Battle of Britain

On this day in 1940, Winston Churchill declared the start of The Battle of Britain, in response to The Luftwaffe’s (German Air Force) first major assault on the UK.

World Population Day

World Population Day

This UN anniversary marks the day, in 1987, when the world’s population exceeded five billion. What problems do the children think our large population causes?

Julius Caesar

Julius Caesar

This famous Roman Emperor was born on this day in 100BC. Check out our Romans activities and resources.

Live Aid

Live Aid

On this day in 1985, the rock festival - Live Aid - raised £40 million for famine relief in Africa. Why not challenge the children to a organise a fundraising event?

Bastille Day

Bastille Day

France’s National Day celebrates the storming of the Bastille during the French Revolution. Use our France-themed activities and resource to help your class discover this wonderful country.

St Swithun's Day

St Swithun's Day

The proverb tells that if it rains on St Swithun’s Day, it will rain for 40 days and 40 nights. Invite your class to write a poem called ‘The rain came down…’.

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