Drake Goes Around the World
Sir Francis Drake, one of history’s most famous privateers, completed a voyage around the world on September 26, 435 years ago. What happened on that voyage? Piracy, of course! What’s the difference between piracy and privateering? There is a difference, though it has become greyed ...
International Day of Peace - September 21
Host a global feast. Observe a minute of silence. Help kids create paper doves or cranes. Dance, sing, or play a game of soccer. All these activities and more can be done to celebrate Peace Day.
The Day We Lost 11 Days
Imagine you are somewhere in the American colonies in September 1752. You go to bed on Wednesday the 2nd, and when you wake up, it’s Thursday the 14th. What happened??
The Week in History from September 7
Did you know Miss America debuted this week in history? Find out more about that, and Ringo Starr, the Invictus Games, and the best-selling video game for three decades.
Zany September Holidays
We already know about Labor Day and VJ Day, but what about National Beheading Day? Or National Cheeseburger Day? These holidays get very little attention, so we bring them to the forefront!
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