May 14th Stars and Stripes Forever Day The anniversary of the first public performance of John Philip Sousa's famous march, "The Stars and Stripes Forever," in Philadelphia in 1897. HAPPY STARS AND STRIPES FOREVER DAY
On March 2nd was born Theodor Geisel, He wrote stories for kids that were nice-el. The two Brothers Grimm and Ol Mother Goose, Had nothing on Geisel cuz hes Dr. Seuss. Have a fun one! Dr. Seuss wrote and illustrated 44 childrens books, including The Cat in the Hat, How the Grinch Stole Christmas and Green Eggs and Ham. Most of his tales featured bizarre creatures and rhyming text.
Celebrate the life of a true American hero, Susan B. Anthony, on her birthday . . . February 15 Raised in New York, Susan B. Anthony spent part of her twenties teaching at a Quaker seminary. After the Civil War, she became a passionate leader for the womens suffrage movement. And, in 1866, she co-founded the American Equal Rights Association. Over a century later, Anthony became the first woman depicted on U.S. currency.