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BEGINNERS

1. What is the name of the children's author born on this date in 1958? (hint: the answer is found on this page)

2. What was copyrighted by Rose O'Neill on this date in 1910? (hint: the answer is found on this page)

3. According to the Inventors Assistance League, during what years were Rose O'Neill's kewpie dolls a craze? (hint: you will need to use a link found on this page)


Use all of these letters to spell the name of a children's author born on this date:
BEAD TIE RINSE
INTERMEDIATE

1. In what state was Bonnie Blair born? (hint: the answer is found on this page)

2. According to the Hispanic Heritage Awards Foundation, what conference did Minerva Bernardino attend as a delegate in 1945? (hint: you will need to use a link found on this page)

3. According to the International Olympic Committee, in which three Olympic Games did Bonnie Blair win gold medals? (hint: you will need to use a link found on this page)


Use all of these letters to spell the title of a 1912 book illustrated by Rose O'Neill (according to Ortakles): PREMIERE KET WHIP
EXPERT
(hint: all three questions will require you to use a link found on this page)

1. According to the Journal of Chemical Education, what was Florence Siebert's most notable scientific contribution?

2. According to Gale Group, what does Latifah mean in Arabic?

3. According to the World Sports Humanitarian Hall of Fame, Bonnie Blair has been a tireless fundraiser for what organization?


Use all of these letters to spell the name of a city which hosted an Olympic Games attended by Bonnie Blair (according to the International Olympic Committee): LIVER BALLET
 
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Bonnie Blair
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1937 Barbro Lindgren (Swedish Children's Author) Swedish Authors Primary Authors Artists
1948 Susan Patron (California-born Children's Author Awarded the 2007 Newbery Medal for The Higher Power of Lucky) California Authors Young-Adult Authors 2007 Newbery Medal for The Higher Power of Lucky
Diane Siebert (Oregon Children's Author) Oregon Authors Primary Authors
1950 Douglas Florian (New York City-born Poet, Children's Author) New York Writers Primary Authors Poetry American Artists
1958 Kaethe Zemach (Massachusetts-born Children's Author, Illustrator) Massacushetts Authors and Illustrators Primary Authors American Artists
Authors, Poets and Journalists
1733 Friedrich Nicolai (German Writer; Leader of the German Enlightenment) German Authors
1842 Stéphane Mallarmé (French Poet) French Authors Poetry
1891 Margaret Culkin (Minnesota-born Novelist) Minnesota Authors
1893 Wilfred Owen (English Poet Killed in World War I) English Authors Poetry World War I Oxford University Writer's Almanac
1914 Bernard Malamud (New York City-born Novelist Awarded the 1967 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction: The Fixer) Bernard Malamud 1967 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction: The Fixer
1915 Richard Condon (New York-born Novelist, Playwright) New York Authors Plays
1927 George Plimpton (New York City-born Editor, Author) New York City Authors Random House Writer's Almanac Biography.com
1932 John Updike (Pennsylvania-born Two-time Putlizer Prize-winning Novelist) John Updike 1982 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction 1991 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction
1938 Michael Harper (New York City-born African-American Poet) New York City Authors Poetry African-American Authors African American Registry
1940 Mark Medoff (Illinois-born Playwright ) Illinois Writers Plays
1970 Michael Harper (New York-born Poet) New York Writers Poetry
Artists, Architects and Designers
1816 Antonio Salviati (Italian Glass Manufacturer) Italian Artists Glass
1848 Nathanael Herreshoff (Rhode Island-born Naval Architect, Yacht Designer) Rhode Island Artists & Designers Boats
1901 William H. Johnson (South Carolina-born African-American Painter) South Carolina Artists American Artists African-American Artists African American Registry
Classical Composers and Performers
1844 Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov (Russian Composer) Russian Composers Composers
Military Leaders
1829 William Robertson Boggs (Georgia-born Confederate General) Georgia Military Figures Ameriecan Civil War University of Georgia
Scientists, Mathematicians and Inventors
1858 Rudolf Diesel (German Thermal Engineer Who Invented the Internal-Combustion Engine) Rudolf Diesel Automobiles Inventors and Invention
Philosopher, Educators, Religious Leaders
1798 Francis Lieber (German-American Political Philosopher) German Political Leaders Philosophy Politics
1922 Fred Shuttlesworth (Alabama-born African-American Minister, Civil Rights Leader) Alabama Political Leaders Religious Leaders and Theologians Civil Rights/Human Rights African-American Political Leaders African American Registry
Political and Social Leaders
1782 John C. Calhoun (South Carolina-born Congressman, Senator, Secretary of War, Secretary of State, Vice President of the United States) South Carolina Political Leaders U.S. Congress President Andrew Jackson
1783 Henry Wharton Conway (Tennessee-born U.S. Congressman From Arkansas) Tennessee Political Leaders Arkansas Political Leaders U.S. Congress Arkansas History Commission
1837 Grover Cleveland (New Jersey-born 22nd & 24th President of the United States) New Jersey Political and Social Leaders Grover Cleveland The American Presidency
1863 William Sulzer (New Jersey-born Governor of New York) New Jersey Political and Social Leaders New York Political and Social Leaders
1869 Neville Chamberlain (Prime Minister of England) Neville Chamberlain
1928 Fidel Ramos (President of the Philippines ) Political and Social Leaders of the Philippines
1933 Unita Blackwell (Mississippi-born Civil Rights Activist; First African-American Female to Serve as a Mayor in Mississippi) Mississippi Political Leaders Civil Rights/Human Rights African-American Political Leaders African American Registry
1936 F. W. de Klerk (President of South Africa ) F. W. de Klerk 1993 Nobel Laureate for Peace
Performing Artists
1886 Edward Everett Horton (New York City-born Actor; Narrator Rocky & Bullwinkle Show) New York City Performing Artists Actors Film Television Cartoons and Comics Internet Movie Database
1926 Peter Graves (Minnesota-born Actor) Minnesota Performing Artists Actors Film Television Biography.com
1941 Wilson Pickett (Alabama-born African-American Popular Singer) Alabama Performing Artists Popular Musicians Famous African Americans African American Registry
1970 Queen Latifah (New Jersey-born African-American Rapper, Record Producer, Actress) Queen Latifah Rap Musicians Actors Film Television African American Performing Artists
1972 Dane Cook (Massachusetts-born Comedic Actor) Massachusetts Performing Artists Actors Film Biography.com
Sports Figures
1956 Ingemar Stenmark (Swedish World & Olympic Champion Skier) Sweden Skiing The Olympics
1964 Bonnie Blair (New York-born Olympic Gold Medal Speed Skater) New York Athletes Speed Skating The Olympics Biography.com
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978 Edward II the Martyr, King of England (Murdered By an Attendant on His Stepmother's Order) English Political and Social Leaders King Edward
1584 Ivan IV, "Ivan The Terrible" (Czar of Russia) Ivan IV
1768 Lawrence Sterne (English Author of Tristram Shandy) English Authors Authors Chambers Book of Days
1854 William Pope DuVal (Virginia-born First Territorial Governor of Florida: 1822-1834; Namesake of DuVal County, Florida) Virginia Political and Social Leaders Florida Political and Social Leaders Florida Historical Society
1947 Will Durant (Massachusetts-born Founder of General Motors) Massachusetts Business Leaders Automotives Business General Motors
1986 Bernard Malamud (American author) Bernard Malamud 1967 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction: The Fixer
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978 Edward II the Martyr, King of England, Is Murdered by an Attendant on His Stepmother's Order English Political and Social Leaders King Edward Chambers Book of Days Historic UK
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1673 Lord Berkeley Sells His Right and Interest in the Colonial Province of New Jersey to Members of the Society of Quakers for £1000 British Political and Social Leaders New Jersey Colonial New Jersey The Quakers Business and Economics New Advent Catholic Encyclopedia
Historic Events of the 1700s that Occurred on this Date
1718 While in Belgrade, the Infant Son of Lady Mary Wortley Montague Is the First English Subject to be Inoculated Against Smallpox England Small Pox Historic Firsts Chambers Book of Days
1766 After Months of Protests, Britain Repeals The Stamp Act Great Britain King George III Colonial History Stamp Act of 1765 Taxes History Chanel
The Delaware General Assembly Prepares an Address Expressing Loyalty to George III and Gratitude for Repeal of the Stamp Act Great Britain King George III Delaware Colonial Delaware Stamp Act of 1765 Taxes States of Delaware
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1805
Travelling with Lewis and Clark

Clark: a cold cloudy day wind from the N. I pack up all the merchindize into 8 packs equally derided So as to have Something of every thing in each Canoe & perogue

I am informed of a Party of Christanoes & assinniboins being killed by the Sioux, 50 in Number near the Estableishments on the assinniboin R. a fiew
days ago (the effect of Mr. Cammeron, revenge on the Chipaway for Killing 3 of his men)

Mr. Tousent Chabono, Enlisted as an Interpreter this evening, I am not well to day.

Ordway: Cloudy. 2 men came down from the peerogues for provisions. 2 men went up to Grossvantares. Capt. Clark went to packing up the Indian Goods— 2 men with him—

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1806
Travelling with Lewis and Clark

Clark: Drewyer was taken last night with a violent pain in his Side. I bled him. Several of the men are complaining of being unwell. it is truly unfortunate that they Should be Sick at the moment of our departure. Derected Sergt. Pryor to prepare the two Indian Canoes which we had purchased for his mess. they wanted Some knees to Strengthen them, and Several cracks corked and payed. he compleated them except paying. the frequent Showers of rain prevented the Canoes drying Sufficient to pay them even with the assistance of fire.—

Commorwool and two Cathlahmahs visited us to day; we Suffered them to remain all night. this morning we gave Delashelwilt a certificate of his good deportment &c. and also a list of our names, after which we dispatched him to his village with his female band. Those list's of our Names we have given to Several of the nativs, and also pasted up a Copy in our room. the Object of these lists we Stated in the preamble of the Same as follows Viz: "The Object of this list is, that through the medium of Some civilized person who may See the Same, it may be made known to the informed world, that the party consisting of the persons whose names are hereunto annexed, and who were Sent out by the Government of the United States in May 1804, to explore the interior of the Continent of North America, did penetrate the Same by way of the Missouri and Columbia rivers, to the discharge of the latter into the Pacific Ocian, where they arrived on the 14th of November 1805, and from whence they departed March 1806 on their return to the United States by the Same rout they had come out."

On the back of lists we added a Sketch of the continent of the upper branches of the Missouri with those of the Columbia, particularly of its upper N. E. branch or Lewis's River, on which we also delineated the track we had Came and that we ment to pursue on our return, when the Same happened to vary. There Seemes So many chances against our governments ever obtaining a regular report, through the medium of the Savages, and the traders of this Coast that we decline makeing any. Our party are too small to think of leaveing any of them to return to the Unt. States by Sea, particularly as we Shall be necessarily devided into two or three parties on our return in order to accomplish the Object we have in View; and at any rate we Shall reach the U, States in all humain probabillity much earlier than a man Could who must in the event of his being left here depend for his passage to the U, State on the traders of the Coast, who may not return imediately to the U, States. or if they should, might probably Spend the next Summer in tradeing with the nativs before they would Set out on their return. This evening Drewyer went in quest of his traps, and took an otter. Joseph Field killd and Elk.— The Indians repeated to us Eighteen distinct Nations resideing on the S S. E Coast who Speak the Kil a mox language or understand it. and beyend those Six other Nations which Speak a different language which they did not comprehend.

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1820 A Post Office Is Established at Little Rock, Arkansas Little Rock, Arkansas U.S. Postal Service Arkansas History Commission
1831 In Cherokee Nation v. Georgia, the U.S. Supreme Court Rules the Cherokees Are Not a Foreign Nation As Defined by the U.S. Constitution Georgia Supreme Court Cherokee Law University of Georgia
1834 6 English Agricultural Laborers Are Sentenced to 7 Years in Australia's New South Wales Penal Colony for Trade Union Activities Great Britain Australia Farming & Agriculture Labor Crime History Chanel
Construction of the First Railroad Tunnel in the U.S., the 901' Staple Bend Tunnel, Is Completed Near Johnstown, Pennsylvania Johnstown, Pennsylvania Railroad Historic Firsts National Railway Historical Society, Inc. (pdf)
1836 The New Texas Government Begins a 3-day Session at Groce's Retreat in What Is Now Southwestern Grimes County Republic of Texas Texas State Historical Association
1843 The Publication Pioneer Runs the Short Story "The Birthmark," by Nathaniel Hawthorne Nathaniel Hawthorne American Authors Journalism American Collection
1850 American Express Is Founded Businesses & Corporations American Express History Chanel
1852 Wells Fargo Opens a Banking and Shipping Company Businesses & Corporations Wells Fargo History Chanel
1853 A Train From Toledo, Ohio Is the First to Reach Richmond, Indiana Toledo, Ohio Richmond, Indiana Railroad Historic Firsts Indiana Historical Society
1854 Marcellus Lovejoy Stearns Becomes the 11th Governor of Florida Following the Death of Governor Ossian Bingley Hart Florida Political and Social Leaders Maine Political and Social Leaders Florida Historical Society
In California, Plumas County Is Formed Out of Butte County Plumas County, California Learn California
1858 In Minnesota, Otter Tail, Becker and Breckenridge Counties Are Formed Minnesota Minnesota Historical Society
1863 President Lincoln Proclaims a Treaty of Commerce and Navigation with Republic of Liberia Liberia President Abraham Lincoln Historic U.S. Documents Lincoln Logs
1864 President Lincoln Writes Secretary Stanton Regarding the Release of Prisoners of War President Abraham Lincoln Prisoners of War American Civil War Lincoln Logs
1865 The Congress of the Confederate States of American Holds Its Last Session in Richmond, Virginia and Adjourns for the Final Time Richmond, Virginia American Civil War University of Georgia
1868 In New York City, Writers Jane Cunningham Croly and Alice Cary Found Sorosis, the First Professional Women's Club New York City American Women Political and Social Leaders Historic Firsts New York Historical Society
1870 California Legislature Establishes Lake Merritt as First US Wildlife Preserve California Animals Parks Historic Firsts Lake Merritt Institute
1879 Oregon Representative John Whiteaker Completes an Express Cross-Country Trip Assuring Election of a Democratic Party Speaker of the House Oregon Political and Social Leaders U.S. House or Representatives Elections Politics SalemOregon.com
1887 In Washington, the Spokane Tribe Cedes 3.14M Acres of Land to the United States for About 32 Cents Per Acre Washington Native-American Heritage Economics History Link
1890 The Wisconsin Supreme Court Rules That Use of the Bible as a Textbook in Public Schools Violates the Constitution Wisconsin Education Religion The Bible Separation of Church and State Wisconsin Historical Society
1892 Lord Stanley, Governor General of Canada, Donates Cup as Award for Best Ice Hockey Team in Canada Canada Ice Hockey NHL
Historic Events that occurred 1900-1949 on this date
1909 Einar Dessau of Denmark Uses a Shortwave Transmitter to Converse with a Government Post 6 Miles Away, Initiating the First "Ham" Broadcast Denmark Radio Historic Firsts New York Times
The Delaware Legislature Transfers the Title of the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal to the Federal Government Delaware Canals States of Delaware
1910 Rose O'Neill's Kewpie Doll Is Copyrighted Rose O'Neill Inventors & Inventions Patents, Trademarks and Copyright U.S. Patents and Trademarks Office
1915 Turkish Mines Sink 5 of 10 Allied Battleships (6 English and 4 French) Attacking the Dardanelles France England Turkey Naval Military History World War I History Chanel
1917 In Washington, Stan Laurel Begins a Four-Day Vaudeville Engagement at Seattle's Palace Hippodrome Theatre Stan Laurel Seattle, Washington Actors History Link
1918 The Wilson & Sylvester Sawmill at Wrangell, the Largest Mill in Alaska, Burns Wrangell, Alaska Trees Fire Alaska Historical Society
1921 The Delaware General Assembly Abolishes the Indentured Servant System and County Poor Houses Delaware Government Labor Economics Communuity Services Law States of Delaware
1922 British Sentence Mohandas Gandhi to 6 Years in Prison for Civil Disobedience Great Britain India Mohandas Gandhi New York Times
1924 Thief of Baghdad, with Douglas Fairbanks, Opens in Theaters Douglas Fairbanks Film The Internet Movie Database
1925 Over a 3-hour Period, a Tornado Hits Missouri, Indiana, Illinois: 689 Die, 13,000 Injured Missouri Indiana Illinois Tornados Death Writer's Almanac History Chanel
Fire Destroys the Breakers Hotel in Palm Beach, Florida Palm Beach, Florida Businesses Fire The Breakers Hotel Florida Historical Society
1929 General Motors Buys German Auto Manufacturer Opel German Business Automobiles Businesses General Motors History Chanel
1931 Schick Inc. Markets the First Electric Razor Business Electricity Historic Firsts Schick Technologies New York Times
1937 Nearly 300 New London, Texas Students Are Killed by a Natural Gas Explosion in Their School New London, Texas Education Death History Chanel Texas State Historical Association
Tennessee Williams' Candles to the Sun Premieres in St. Louis St. Louis Tennessee Williams American Authors Plays American Collection
1938 Colorado, Texas and New Mexico Sign a Compact in Santa Fe, Committing to an Equal Distribution of Water from the Rio Grande Basin Colorado Texas New Mexico Rio Grande River Historic U.S. Documents New Mexico Magazine
1939 In Washington, a Prototype of the Boeing Stratoliner Crashes into Mount Rainier on a Test Flight, Killing 10 Seattle, Washington Aviation History Mount Rainier Death Boeing History Link
1940 Mussolini Joins NAZI Germany In War Against France & England Benito Mussolini Nazi Germany France Great Britain World War II New York Times
1942 The War Relocation Authority Is Created to Confine Japanese Americans Japanese Americans Civil Rights World War II History Chanel
1947 Following a Ruling of the Georgia Supreme Court, Governor Herman Talmadge Is Replaced by Lt. Governor Melvin Thompson Georgia Political and Social Leaders Law University of Georgia
1948 France, Great Britain & Benelux Sign Treaty of Brussels Great Britain France The Netherlands Belgium European History
Wallace Stevens Reads "Effects of Analogy" at Yale University Wallace Stevens American Authors Yale University American Collection
Historic Events that occurred 1950-1999 on this date
1950 Forces of the Nationalist Chinese Government on Taiwan Invade the Mainland and Capture the Town of Sungmen Taiwan, China China History Chanel
A Referendum Supporting the Return of Exiled King Leopold III, Collapses the Belgian Government Belgium Elections BBC
In South Africa, the University of the Orange Free State Is Established South Africa Education Education University of the Orange Free State South African History
1953 A 7.3 Magnitude Earthquake Kills 1070 People in West Turkey Turkey Earthquake Death USGS
Major League Baseball Approves the Move of the Boston Braves to Milwaukee Boston, Massachusetts Milwaukee, Wisconsin Baseball Major League Baseball New York Times Wisconsin Historical Society
1954 Employees of Parker Pen in Janesville, Wisconsin Receive a 5¢/hr Raise: Men $1.95/hr, Women $1.62/hr. Janesville, Wisconsin Labor Economics Parker Pen Wisconsin Historical Society
1955 Meeting in Atlanta, the Georgia Educators Association Announces Its Support of "Equal but Separate Schools" Georgia Education Education Racism Civil Rights/Human Rights Georgia Education Association University of Georgia
1959 President Dwight D Eisenhower Signs Hawaii Statehood Bill Hawaii Dwight Eisenhower New York Times
1962 French & Algerian Rebels Agree to Truce France Algeria War History Chanel
1963 France Conducts 20 kT Underground Nuclear Test in Algeria France Algeria Nuclear Weapons Cold War Geoscience Australia
In Gideon v. Wainwright, the U.S. Supreme Court Rules Public Defenders Must be Provided for the Indigent Supreme Court Gideon v Wainwright Florida Historical Society
1965 Russian Cosmonaut Aleksei Leonov Takes the First Space Walk Space Exploration Soviet Space Program Historic Firsts NASA New York TimesA
Near Pretoria, South Africa's First Nuclear Reactor Goes Critical Pretoria, South Africa Nuclear Energy Historic Firsts South African History
1967 Tanker Wrecks off England's Coast, Spilling 919,000 Barrels of Oil Great Britain Earth & Environmental Science Oceans Naval History BBC
1968 Mel Brooks' The Producers Opens in Theaters Film The Internet Movie Database
1969 The U.S. Bombs Cambodia for First Time Cambodia Vietnam War Aviation Military History Vietnam War History Chanel
1970 Cambodia's National Assembly Deposes Prince Norodom Sihanouk as Head of State, Granting Emergency Powers to Prime Minister Lon Nol Cambodian Political and Social Leaders Country Data History Chanel
1972 University of Kentucky's Adolph Rupp Coaches His Last Game, a 73-54 Loss to Florida State Kentucky Sports Figures Basketball Hall of Fame University of Kentucky
1974 OPEC Countries Lift Five-Month U.S. Oil Embargo Economics Middle East History New York Times
Two Israeli Soldiers Are Killed and Three Injured in Violence Along the Golan Heights Israel Middle East History Death BBC
South Africa Bans Leaders of the World Council of Churches From Entering the County Due to Their Program Against Racism South Africa Apartheid Religion World Council of Churches South African History
Teachers in Hortonville, Wisconsin Begin a Strike That Will Reach the State Supreme Court Hortonville, Wisconsin Education Labor Strike Economics Wisconsin Historical Society
1976 Georgia Adopts As State Symbols: Staurolite (Mineral), Shark Tooth (Fossil), Quartz (Gem) Georgia Government Geology Fossils University of Georgia
1977 A 7.0 Magnitude Earthquake Is Centered About 300 Kilometers Northeast of Manila in the Philippines Philippines Earthquake USGS
1978 Former Pakistani Premier Ali Bhutto Sentenced to Death Pakistan Book Rags
1979 Explosion Kills 10 English Miners England Labor Death BBC
1986 U.S. Announces a New Currency Design to Prevent Counterfeiting Currency Crime Television News Archive
1987 U.S. Conducts 20 KT Underground Nuclear Test in Nevada Nevada Nuclear Weapons Cold War Geoscience Australia
1989 Space Shuttle Discovery Returns from Six-day Satellite Deployment Mission Space Shuttle NASA
1990 12 Paintings Valued $100M Are Stolen from Boston's Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Boston, Massachusetts Museums Art Crime Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Television News Archive
1992 White South Africans Overwhelmingly Back a Mandate for Political Reforms Ending Apartheid and Creating a Multi-Racial Government South Africa Apartheid Elections BBC
1994 Space Shuttle Columbia (STS-62) Lands from 14-day Scientific Mission Space Shuttle NASA
1995 Space Shuttle Endeavour (STS 67) Lands after 16-day Astro Observatory Mission Space Shuttle Astronomy NASA
Historic Events that occurred 2000-2009 on this date
2000 Taiwan Ends More Than a Half Century of Nationalist Party Rule by Electing Opposition Leader Chen Shui-bian President Taiwan Elections New York Times
2002 A 13-year-old Spectator Dies Two Days After Being Struck in the Head by a Puck at a Professional Hockey Game Hockey NHL Death History Chanel
2005 Former Connecticut Governor John G. Rowland Is Sentenced to a Year in Prison and Four Months House Arrest for Corruption Connecticut Political and Social Leaders Crime New York Times