April 11th Special Days - Featuring 18+ Submarine Freebies!

Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Thursday, April 11, 2019 | 0 comments
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April 11th is... National Submarine Day, National Eight-Track Tape Day (1964), National Cheese Fondue Day, Barbershop Quartet Day (1938), International Louie Louie Day (1935), National Bookmobile Day, Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act (1964), First In-Space Satellite Repair (1984), National Pet Day, World Parkinson's Disease Day, Dog Therapy Appreciation Day, Dandelion Day, National Teach Children To Save Day, Jackie Robinson Day (First African American in major-league baseball), Most Boring Day, School Librarians Day, Thank You School Librarian Day, National Poutine Day (Canada), St. Stanislaus' Day, Feast Day of Saint Gemma Galgani

MORE: National Alcohol Screening Day, Celebrate Teen Literature Day

PLUS - interesting books to read and free printables, paper crafts, kid crafts, activities, and coloring pages.

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Image: Blind Man's Bluff: The Untold Story of Cold War Submarine Espionage | Paperback: 363 pages | by Sherry Sontag (Author). Publisher: Arrow/Children's (a Division of Random House (August 3, 2000)National Submarine Day
-- Commemorated by the United States submarine community as Submarine Day, it is the anniversary of April 11, 1900 when the American Government purchased its first commissioned submarine, the USS Holland, named for her Irish-American inventor, John Philip Holland, although not the first submarine of the US Navy, which was the 1862 Alligator.

Read: Blind Man's Bluff: The Untold Story of Cold War Submarine Espionage
-- Stretching from the years immediately after World War II to the spy operations of the Clinton administration, the authors present extraordinary revelations about undersea conflict between the US and British submarines and the Soviet fleet in an unseen intelligence war. The authors reveal stories of adventure, ingenuity, courage and disaster beneath the sea.

Disneyland Submarine Voyage Ride Patent -- Bring a vintage twist to any room! The original artwork of this print has been reimagined and brought back to life by a team of creatives to live in your home. This unique art is guaranteed to tie any place together and bring you joy while viewing it.

Image: Hobby Boss USS Greeneville SSN-772 Boat Model Building KitHobby Boss USS Greeneville Model Building Kit -- US Navy Los Angeles class nuclear fast attack submarine Flight III (688 Improved) type. Kit has detailed full hull (split upper and lower with engraved and raised surface detail - including VLS doors), detailed sail (with choice of extended periscopes and masts or retracted), optional extended bow planes, Secondary Propulsion Motor, optional piggyback ASDS (SEAL delivery) mini-sub, display stand and photo-etch parts (nameplate screw blades, bridge spray shields).

Submarine Coloring and Activity Books

Image: Watch Submarines: The Invisible Weapon | You can't see them. You can't hear them. And you never know exactly where they are. The life of submarines is secret and fascinating
Submarines: The Invisible Weapon
Amazon Freebies:

Free Submarine ebooks. No Kindle? Download a FREE Kindle Reading App

Read Submarine ebooks for free with a Free Trial of Kindle Unlimited

Free Submarine apps

Free Submarine games

Listen to Submarine LPs with a Free Trial of Amazon Music Unlimited

Watch Submarine Videos for Free with a Free Trial of Amazon Prime

Listen to Submarine Audible books with Amazon Audible, and Get Two Free Audiobooks

Free Alexa Skills | Submarine

Free Printables, Coloring Pages, Activities and Crafts:

Underwater World and Submarine Puzzles

Submarine Dot To Dot Printable Worksheets

Make your own carrot submarine

Cold Waters Operations Manual

2017 Ships And Submarines Of The United States Navy - Raytheon

Free Submarine Printables and Worksheets

Printable Battleship Game

Twinkie Submarine Snacks

aptain Sonar - Matagot | Immersive Co-operative Game

Submarine Papercrafts | PaperCraftSquare.com

National Eight-Track Tape Day (1964)
- Dedicated to bringing back the fond memories of the sixties and seventies. The 8-track tape, originally called the Stereo 8, was created in 1964 by Bill Lear of Lear Jet Corporation, along with Ampex, Ford, Motorola, and RCA Victor Records, and made popular by the inclusion of 8-track players in Ford automobiles in 1965.

National Cheese Fondue Day
- Celebrating the great taste of cheese fondue, as well as the fun of gathering together around a fondue cooking pot, eating and sharing great conversation.

Barbershop Quartet Day (1938)
- Commemorates the gathering of 26 persons at Tulsa, OK, April 11, 1938, and their founding Society for the Preservation and Encouragement of Barbershop Quartet Singing in America.

International Louie Louie Day (1935)
- Songwriter and musician Berry was born on April 11, 1935. Berry recorded the original Louie, Louie song with the Pharaohs, and released it in 1957. The song was a catchy, somewhat calypso diddy originally intended as the B-side for his recording of 'You Are My Sunshine' according to LouieLouie.

National Bookmobile Day
- Celebrating our nation's bookmobiles and the dedicated library professionals who provide this valuable and essential service to their communities every day. An opportunity for bookmobiles fans to make their support known — by thanking bookmobile staff, writing a letter or e-mail to their libraries, or voicing their support to community leaders.

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