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HISTORY SHARE: ABRAHAM LINCOLN’S SECRET VISITS TO SLAVES

https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2018/02/former-slaves-stories-abraham-lincoln/552917/

HISTORY SHARE: HISTORIC HIGH FLYER

Though it might be a tad chilly for it in some places, February 8th is North America’s National Kite Flying Day. Over the years, the sport has led to some truly legendary performances. Like those of the late Ray Bethell. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nr9KrqN_lIg http://vancouversunandprovince.remembering.ca/obituary/raymond-bethell-1928-2018-1072184349j

HISTORY SHARE: HISTORIC HORRIBLE WEATHER

  It’s become a bit nippy here, but things could be worse! http://www.history.com/news/history-lists/major-blizzards-in-u-s-history

HISTORY SHARE: LIFE-SAVING GAME

http://www.tabletmag.com/jewish-news-and-politics/252039/georges-loingers-game-of-catch

HISTORY TIDBIT: MOSCOW McDONALD’S

The first McDonald’s restaurant opened in Des Plaines, Illinois on April 15th, 1955, and the franchise went on to become a family favourite in the U.S.A. The first Canadian one opened in 1967. By the 1970s, McDonald’s restaurants were popping up in Europe as well, but Russian kids didn’t get to go to one until […]

TRIVIA TRAIL: ENDURING CHILDREN’S PROGRAMME

Question: What is the longest running children’s TV programme in the world? Answer: England’s Blue Peter which first appeared on the BBC in October, 1958, with the name being derived from the nickname of the blue nautical signal flag with a white square in the centre that indicates a ship is ready to sail. I […]

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