Fascinating Facts for Projects with Children. July 28th-31st

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

July 28th.

Peter rabbitBeatrix Potter was born 1866, she was an English author, illustrator, natural scientist and conservationist best known for her imaginative children’s books, featuring animals such as those in The Tale of Peter … Wikipedia

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RamadanMuslim holiday of Eid al-Fitr, Ramadam begins. (29th in North America)

 

 

 

 

July 29th.

NasaNASA established in 1958. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration is the agency of the United States government that is responsible for the nation’s civilian space program and for aeronautics and aerospace research. The Founder was Dwight D. Eisenhower. Wikipedia

 

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lasagne dayNational Lasagna Day. I can’t find any history on this, please share if you do.

 

 

 

 

July 30th.

friendsInternational Friendship Day. Friendship Day celebrations occur on different dates in different countries. The first World Friendship Day was proposed for 30 July 1958. On 27 April 2011 the General Assembly of the United Nations declared 30 July as official International Friendship Day. However, some countries, including India, celebrate Friendship Day on the first Sunday of August. It’s one of the most popular events of the world especially to the youth community who want to dedicate this complete day to their most special friends by sharing Friendship Day Quotes with them. ( in Oberlin, Ohio it is celebrated on the 8th of April) Wikipedia.

 

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penguin booksPaperback book day. The first Penguin paperback books were published  in 1935, in England with huge success. They were not the first “softcover” books published, but they are considered the first paperback books “of substance” published and had the famous “penguin” logo and were colour coded for different genres.

 

 

 

July 31st

harry PotterJ.K.Rowling’s Birthday, born 1965. Author of Harry Potter series.

 

 

 

 

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