Monthly Archives: November 2020

HAPPY THANKSGIVING, U.S.A.

Please celebrate safely. https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/daily-life-coping/holidays.html  

HISTORY TIDBIT: HISTORIC SAVE

The Great Depression is rarely looked upon as something to be thankful for, but America’s Meleagris gallopavo population should have been. Wild turkeys were in danger of being hunted to extinction when the Depression came along, but poorer people couldn’t afford the tax put on rifles and ammunition. And all those farms the humans abandoned […]

TRIVIA TRAIL: STIR-UP SUNDAY

Happy Stir-Up Sunday! Question: What are you supposed to do on Stir-Up Sunday? Answer: Stir Christmas Puddings. https://www.historic-uk.com/CultureUK/Stir-Up-Sunday/ Even four generations of royals are up for it. Though this was, of course, last year. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mOig6Of4OyA

HISTORY SHARE: BIRTHDAY CAKES

Chocolate, white, marble, … regardless of what type of cake your kids favour, here’s why they are provided with this delectable treat on their birthdays. https://www.readersdigest.ca/culture/birthday-cake-origin/ https://www.proflowers.com/blog/origin-of-birthday-cake-and-birthday-candles

HISTORIC DISCOVERY SHARE: JACOBITE GOLD

https://www.ancient-origins.net/news-history-archaeology/jacobite-0014533

HISTORY SHARE: NOSTRADAMUS

These days, it’s hard to predict what next week will be like, but the sixteenth-century French astrologer and physician, Michel de Nostradame, made predictions concerning events he believed would occur centuries after his time. Some say, quite accurately. https://www.history.com/topics/paranormal/nostradamus

HISTORY SHARE: FRANCE’S YOUNGEST WW II RESISTANCE FIGHTER

In times of war, even the very young can prove themselves heroes. Though it sometimes takes a long time for their contributions to be officially acknowledged. https://www.yahoo.com/news/frances-youngest-wartime-resistance-war-165754148.html

REMEMBRANCE DAY: THE D-DAY DARLINGS PAY TRIBUTE

Music has helped both civilians and troops get through wars.

HISTORIC BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION: RUPERT BEAR’S 100th BIRTHDAY

Happy 100th Birthday, Rupert Bear! Rupert was the creation of illustrator Mary Toutel. He first appeared in the Daily Express (November 6th, 1920) as Little Lost Bear, in the newspaper’s attempt to attract new readers. The better-known Alfred Bestall took over the comic strip in 1935. I read at a young age (before school), but […]

TRIVIA TRAIL: COOK COTTAGE

Question: The famous English explorer, Captain James Cook, was born in Marton, Yorkshire, on November 7th, 1728, and grew up in Great Ayton, Yorkshire. Where is his parents’ house? Answer: Melbourne, Australia, transported there brick by brick (save one, which a local is said to have absconded with) in 1934. Cook never actually visited Melbourne, […]

Historical Debate Society for Girls and Boys

The Historical Debate Society for girls and boys is a society where kids can put their ideas about the latest historical debate and put their own debate. Join in!

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