January Events Calendar for Educators

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January Events 2015

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January 2015
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New Year's Day

Betsy Ross born, 1752

Paul Revere born 1735.

Ellis Island Opened, 1892

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Isaac Asimov born 1920 (Astronomer)

Crosby Bonsall born, 1921

Boo Boo Bear's Birthday (Yogi the Bear's little buddy)

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Trivia Day

Isaac Newton born, 1643

Jakob Grimm born, 1785.

Louis Braille born, 1809.

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First Woman Governor Inaugurated 1925. (Nellie Ross, Wyoming's Governor)

George Washington Carver Recognition Day

National Bird Day

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Bean Day

Poet Carl Sandburg born, 1878

Epiphany (Christian Holiday)

Sherlock Holmes born, 1854

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First U.S. Presidential Election held, 1789

Old Rock Day

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Elvis Presley born, 1935

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First iPhone introduced in 2007

Clyde Robert Bulla born, 1914

1st U.S. Balloon Flight (1793)

National Apricot Day

National Static Electricity Day

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Remy Charlip born, 1929

First Meeting of United Nations General Assembly in London, 1946

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Secret Pal Day

Milk Day Milk delivered in bottles for the first time, 1878.

Amelia Earhart flew solo across the Pacific Ocean, 1935

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Work Harder Day

Author Jack London born, 1876

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Poetry Break Day

Rubber Duckie's Birthday (Sesame Street Character)

Author Horatio Alger born, 1832

Michael Bond born, 1926

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Make Your Dreams Come True Day

National Dress Up Your Pet Day

The Revolutionary War ended (1784)

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First Super Bowl Played in 1967. Green Bay (35) defeated Kansas City (10).

Hat Day The first top hat was worn (1797)

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Prohibition began in 1920

National Nothing Day

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Muhammad Ali (Cassius Clay) born, 1942

Benjamin Franklin born, 1706

Shari Lewis born, 1934

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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Born in 1929 (Observed Third Monday in January)

Artist Paul Cezanne born, 1839

Popcorn Day

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Inauguration Day (Every 4 years: 2013, 2017, 2021)

Cheese Day

First traffic rules published (1900)

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National Hugging Day

First flight of the Supersonic Concorde (1976)

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Brian Wildsmith born, 1930

National Blonde Brownie Day

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Measure Your Feet Day

National Handwriting Day

National Pie Day

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Eskimo Pie Patented by Christian Nelson in 1922.

Gold Discovered in California At Sutter's Mill in 1848 by John Marshall

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Opposite Day

First Winter Olympics held, 1924

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Australia Day (first settled, 1788)

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Lewis Carroll

National Geographic Society Founded (1888)

Julius Lester born, 1939

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Jackson Pollock born, 1912 (Artist)

National Kazoo Day

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Baseball Hall of Fame established (1936)

National Puzzle Day

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Franklin D. Roosevelt born, 1882 (23rd President)

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Backwards Day

Jackie Robinson born, 1919 (Baseball Great)

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More Lesson Plans! Also see our other January Lesson Plans, Thematic Units and Activities

Special Goings-On
National Eye Health Care Month
National Hobby Month
National Oatmeal Month
National Soup Month
National Staying Healthy Month
National Thank You Month
Prune Breakfast Month
Universal Letter Writing Week (Jan. 8th - 14th)


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New Year's Day

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