Fascinating Facts for Projects with Children. July 1st-6th.

July: Stone is the Ruby and Flower is the Water Lily.

JULY 1ST:

images-29CANADA DAY, Canadian Independence, 1867.

 

 

 

 

George_Washington2_1861_Issue-10cUS Post Office issues its First Stamp in 1847.

 

 

 

 

images-30America’s First Zoo opened in Philadelphia in 1847

 

 

 

 

JULY 2nd.

zep_01_470x353First Zeppelin Flight.

The first Zeppelin airship was designed by Ferdinand, Graf von Zeppelin, a retired German army officer, and made its initial flight from a floating hangar on Lake Constance, near Friedrichshafen, Germany, on July 2, 1900.

 

 

images-12National Literacy Day, USA

 

 

 

 

July 3rd.

467x267-littlegirlreadingintree-ts-283x162Stay out of the Sun Day

 

 

 

 

July 4th 

images-32American Independence day, 1776.

 

 

 

 

JULY 5TH

images-35Tour De France. The most prestigious Cycling Road Race the 5th to the 27th.

 

 

 

 

JULY 6th.

images-36Build a Scarecrow Day.

 

 

 

 

images-37First Picture Post Card made.

The first known printed picture postcard, with an image on one side, was created in France in 1870 at Camp Conlie by Léon Besnardeau (1829–1914) Wikipedia.

 

 

 

Empower the child

 

 

 

 

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