Ulysses S. Grant's Birthday
-- Ulysses S. Grant (born Hiram Ulysses Grant; April 27, 1822 – July 23, 1885) was the 18th President of the United States (1869–1877) following his dominant role in the second half of the Civil War. Under Grant, the Union Army defeated the Confederate military and effectively ended the war with the surrender of Robert E. Lee's army at Appomattox. Source
Read: The Story of Ulysses S. Grant
• Ulysses S. Grant Worksheets and Coloring Pages
• President Ulysses Grant Information and Activities for Kids
Samuel Morse's Birthday
-- Samuel Morse (April 27, 1791 - April 2, 1872) was an American painter and inventor who is best remembered today for his invention of single-wire telegraph system and the co-inventor of the Morse code - method of transmitting textual information as a series of on and off tones. His discovery soon changed the way the messages are sent and received in entire world, and even today Morse code is still in use in various areas of radio communications. Source
Read: Samuel F.B. Morse: Artist With a MessageFree Printables:
• Samuel Morse Coloring Page
• Morse Code - Write a message using Morse Code.
Ferdinand Magellan Killed
-- Ferdinand Magellan (c. 1480 – 27 April 1521) was a Portuguese explorer. Magellan's expedition of 1519–1522 became the first expedition to sail from the Atlantic Ocean into the Pacific Ocean (then named "peaceful sea" by Magellan; the passage being made via the Strait of Magellan), and the first to cross the Pacific. It also completed the first circumnavigation of the Earth, although Magellan himself did not complete the entire voyage, being killed during the Battle of Mactan in the Philippines. Source
Read: Who Was Ferdinand Magellan?
• Ferdinand Magellan Coloring Page
• Explorer Activities
Babe Ruth Day
-- Baseball player Babe Ruth was born February 6, 1895, in Baltimore, Maryland. Over the course of his career, Ruth went on to break baseball's most important slugging records, including most years leading a league in home runs; most total bases in a season; and highest slugging percentage for a season. In all he hit 714 home runs, a mark that stood until 1974. Source
Read: Who Was Babe Ruth?
• Babe Ruth Coloring Page
• Baseball Printables
• Baseball Activity Page
Tell A Story Day
-- celebrates story-telling of all kinds. It doesn't matter if its fiction or non-fiction, a tall tale, or folk lore. Today is a day to tell 'em all. Stories can be from a book, other written material, or from memory. Source
Read: Five Minute Tales: More Stories to Read and Tell When Time is Short
• Story Starters Printables
• Toy Story Printables
Printable April 2012 Colouring Calendar
- colour and use to keep track of your commitments and social life.
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