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September 2016 Educators' Calendar

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1

Germany Invaded Poland, Starting WWII (1939)

Britain's First Supermarket Opened (1951)

Col. Muammar al-Qaddafi Came to Power in Libya (1969)

Titanic Wreckage Located (1985)

2

Great Fire of London Started (1666)

Victory over Japan (V-J) Day (1945)

3

Treaty of Paris Ended American Revolution (1783)

Wizard of Oz Published (1900)

Britain & France Declare War on Germany (1939)

First Pictures Taken of Mars's Surface (1976)

4

Halley Saw His Comet (1682)

Forth Road Bridge Opened (1964)

5

New Amsterdam (Later New York) Surrendered to the British (1664)

6

Victoria, First Known Ship to Circle Earth, Returned to Spain (1522)

First Cricket Test Match in England Between England and Australia (1880)

Yellow Star of David Required for All German Jews (1941)

7

Big Ben Started Working (1859)

Start of the Blitz on London (1940)

8

International Literacy Day

First Football League Match Played in England (1888)

Penguin Received a Summons for Trying to Publish Lady Chatterley's Lover (1969)

9

Battle of Flodden Field (1513)

10

World Suicide Prevention Day

Rickshaw Invented (1869)

11

Novelist D.H. Lawrence Born (1885)

Scots Voted to Restore Their Parliament (1997)

Massive Terrorist Attack on Three American Cities (2001)

12

Eid-al-Adha (Muslim)

First Prototype Submarine Tested in the Thames (1624)

13

International Chocolate Day

Roald Dahl Born/Roald Dahl Day (1916)

14

Gregorian Calendar Replaced Julian Calendar (1752)

Scientist Ivan Pavlov Born (1849)

15

Battle of Britain Day

Writer Agatha Christie Born (1890)

The Nuremberg Law Enacted in Germany (1935)

Prince Henry (Harry) of Wales Born (1984)

16

International Day for Preservation of Ozone Layer

Mayflower Set Sail from Plymouth (1620)

South Pole Discovered by Roald Amundsen (1906)

17

Queen Elizabeth I Born (1533)

Draft of the U.S. Constitution Completed (1787)

18

World Water Monitoring Day

19

Talk Like a Pirate Day

Novelist William Golding Born (1911)

20

Space Probe Luna 16 Landed on the Moon (1970)

21

International Day of Peace

World Alzheimer's Day

Writer H.G. Wells Born (1866)

The Hobbit Published (1937)

22

Autumn Begins

World Carfree Day

Iran-Iraq War Erupted (1980)

23

Augustus Caesar Born (63 BC)

Neptune Discovered (1846)

24

First Hydrogen Airship (Dirigible) Flew (1852)

25

World's Biggest Coffee Morning

Troops Escort Nine Black Students to School in Little Rock, Arkansas, U.S.A. (1957)

26

Scientist Sir Barnes Wallis Born (1887)

Poet T.S. Eliot Born (1888)

Concorde's First Nonstop Flight Across Atlantic (1973)

27

First Public Railway Service Began (1825)

Taliban Rebels Take Kabul (1996)

Google Founded (1998)

28

Start of Norman Conquest of Britain (1066)

British National Anthem First Sung (1745)

Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Became Britain's First Female Doctor (1865)

29

Michaelmas Day (Christian)

Lord Admiral Horatio Nelson Born (1758)

30

International Translation Day

Nuremberg Trials Found 22 Guilty (1946)

 

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