Fascinating Facts for Projects with Children. July 21st – 27th.

July stone is the Ruby, and the flower is the Water Lily. 

July 21st 

imagesErnest Hemingway was born. 1899.

 

 

 

 

July 22nd

images-4Pied Piper of Hamelin Day.

 

 

 

 

July 23rd

images-6Ice Cream 1904: The walk-away edible ice cream cone made its American debut at the 1904 Saint Louis World’s Fair. Ice cream in a cone was served up by several vendors at the Fair. Nobody know for certain who made the first ice cream cone. Paper and metal cones had been used in Europe for some time to hold ice cream and it was known that edible cones were being served in England prior to the 1904 World’s Fair.(About.com)

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images-8The Common Wealth Games Start and run until the 3rd of August.

 

 

 

 

July 24

imagesAmelia Mary Earhart Born: July 24, 1897, an American aviation pioneer and author. Earhart was the first aviatrix to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. She received the U.S. Distinguished Flying Cross for this record. (Wikipedia)

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images-3In 1911 Macho Picchu “discovered” The lost City of the Incas.

 

 

 

 

July 25th

220px-ManègeLR1National Carousel Day.

 

 

 

 

July 26th.

images-7US Postal System established in 1775, Benjamin Franklin was the 1st Post Master.

 

 

 

July 27th

images-9Parents Day.

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images-10Walk on Stilts day.

 

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Bugs_Bunny's_EvolutionBugs Bunny’s first appearance in 1940

 

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