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1. In what state was Bette Nesmith Graham born? (hint: the answer is found on this page)

2. What is the name of the author who was born in Ghana on this date? (hint: the answer is found on this page)

3. According to the Library of Congress, from which cooking school did Fannie Farmer graduate? (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/illustrator born on this date:

1. Who was the political or social leader born on this date in 1430? (hint: the answer is found on this page)

2. According to the Handbook of Texas, Bette Graham's son became a member of what musical group? (hint: you will need to use a link found on this page)

3. According to the U.S. Postal Service, what two cabinet positions did Patricia Roberts Harris hold in the Carter administration? (hint: you will need to use a link found on this page)

Use all of these letters to spell the title of an Eleanor Cameron novel for older children (according to Old Children's Books):
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1. According to the Internet Movie Database, what was Chaka Khan's birth name?

2. According to the International Swimming Hall of Fame, what were Janet Evans' height and weight during her peak years?

3. According to the New York Times, Joan Crawford was a member of the Board of Directors for what company?

Use all of these letters to spell the title of a book by Ama Ata Aidoo (according to the Authors' Calendar):
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Separation Bar
Fannie Farmer
Fannie Farmer
Born on This Date 1857

[Medford, MA]

Fannie Farmer Cookbook

Bette Graham
Bette Graham
Born on This Date 1924

[Inventing Women]

Inventors & Inventions

Chaka Khan
Chaka Khan
Born on This Date 1953

[The Desert Sun]

Popular Musicians

Patricia Roberts Harris
Patricia Roberts Harris

U.S.. Government

Janet Evans
Janet Evans

[Eagles Talent]

International Swiming Hall of Fame

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1912 Eleanor Cameron (Canadian Children's Author)  Eleanor Cameron Young-adult Authors
1939 Lynne Barasch (New York City-born Children's Author, Illustrator) New York City Authors Primary Children's Authors American Artists Official Web Site
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1857 Fannie Farmer (Massachusetts-born Author of Fannie Farmer's Cookbook) Fannie Farmer Foods & Nutrition Fannie Farmer Cookbook
1881 Roger Martin du Gard (French Author, 1937 Nobel Laureate for Literature) Roger Martin du Gard 1937 Nobel Laureate for Literature
1897 Margaret Farra (New York City-born Crossword Puzzle Editor) New York City Authors & Illustrators Crossword Puzzles Writer's Almanac
1935 David R. Slavitt (New York-born Author and Poet) David R. Slavitt Poetry
1942 Ama Ata Aidoo (Ghanian Author) Ghana
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1887 Juan Gris (Spanish Painter in the Style of Synthetic Cubism) Spanish Artists
1893 Cedric Gibbons (Irish-American Art Director for M.G.M. Studios) New York City Artists Filmmakers
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1749 Pierre-Simon Laplace (French Mathematician, Astronomer, Physicist) Pierre-Simon Laplace Calculus
1769 William Smith (English Engineer, Geologist) English Mathematicians & Scientists Geology
1881 Hermann Staudinger (German-born 1953 Nobel Laureate for Chemistry) German Mathematicians & Scientists Chemistry 1953 Nobel Laureate for Chemistry
1882 Emmy Noether (German Mathematician) Emmy Noether Algebra
1900 Erich Fromm (German-American Psychoanalyst and Social Philosopher) German Mathematicians & Scientists Psychology
1907 Daniel Bovet (Swiss-born 1957 Nobel Laureate for Physiology or Medicine) Swiss Mathematicians & Scientists Medicine 1957 Nobel Laureate for Physiology or Medicine
1912 Wernher Von Braun (German-American Rocket Scientist) Wernher Von Braun Space Exploration NASA
1924 Bette Nesmith Graham (Texas-born Inventor of Liquid Paper) Bette Nesmith Graham Inventors & Inventions Business & Economics
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1823 Schuyler Colfax (New York-born Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, Vice-President of the United States) New York Political & Social Leaders House of Representatives President Grant Politics
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1884 Florence E. Allen (Utah-born Ohio Supreme Court Justice; First Woman to Serve on Any State Supreme Court) Utah Political and Social Leaders Ohio Political and Social Leaders Law and Legal Resources Ohio Historical Society
1887 Sidney Hillman (Lithuanian-American Labor Leader, a Founder of the C.I.O) Lithuanian Political & Social Leaders Labor & Labor Day AFL-CIO
1938 Maynard Jackson (Texas-born African-American Attorney, Mayor of Atlanta, Georgia) Texas Political & Social Leaders Georgia Political & Social Leaders African American Political & Social Leaders African American Registry University of Georgia
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1868 Fiddlin' John Carson (Georgia-born First Country Musician to Perform on Radio and First to Record) Georgia Performing Artists Country Musicians University of Georgia
1904 Joan Crawford (Texas-born Actress) Joan Crawford Actors Film
1910 Akira Kurosawa (Japanese Film Director: Seven Samurai) Japanese Performing Artists Filmmakers Asian History
1953 Chaka Khan (Chicago-born African-American Popular Musician) Chicago Performing Artists Popular Musicians African American Performing Artists
1964 Hope Davis (New Jersey-born Actress) New Jersey Performing Artists Actors Film Internet Movie Database
1976 Keri Russell (California Actress) California Performing Artists Actors Television Film Internet Movie Database
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1784 Tom Molineaux (African-American Member of the Boxing Hall of Fame) Maryland Sports Figures International Boxing Hall of Fame Noted African American Sports Figures African American Registry
1921 Donald Malcolm Campbell (English World Speed Record Holder on Land and Water) English Sports Figures Auto Racing
1923 Roger Bannister (English Distance Runner: First Person to Run a 4:00 Minute Mile) Roger Bannister Track & Field
1955 Moses Malone (Virginia-born Member of the Basketball Hall of Fame) Virginia Sports Figures Basketball Hall of Fame Noted African American Sprts Figures
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1801 Paul I (Czar of Russia, Assassination) Russian Political and Social Leaders
1849 Andrés del Río (Spanish Chemist) Andrés del Río Chemistry Vanadium
1888 Morrison R. Waite (Connecticut-born Chief Justice, U.S. Supreme Court) Connecticut Political and Social Leaders U.S. Supreme Court Oyez
1944 J.Y. Sanders (Former Governor of Louisiana) Louisiana Political and Social Leaders Politics
1946 Gilbert Newton Lewis (Massachusetts-born Chemist) Gilbert Newton Lewis Chemistry The Electron
1983 Barney Clark (Utah-born First American to Receive an Artificial Heart: Survived for 112 Days) Utah Artificial Heart History of Technology History Channel
1985 Patricia Roberts Harris (Illinois-born African-American Stateswoman, Member of President Carter's Cabinet)  Patricia Roberts Harris President Jimmy Carter Politics U.S. Government African American Political & Social Leaders
1994 Luis Donaldo Colosio (Mexican Presidential Candidate, Assassinated in Tijuana) Mexico Elections Terrorism Death History Channel
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893 Earthquake Kills 150,000 in Ardabil, Iran Iran Earthquakes Death USGS
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1208 Bishops of London Close All Churches in England in Retaliation to King John's Acts Against the Pope Great Britain King John Catholicism Chambers' Book of Days
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1324 King Louis of Bavaria Is Excommunicated by Pope John XXII German Political & Social Leader Catholicism Catholic Encyclopedia
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1534 Pope Clement Declares Henry VIII's Marriage to Catherine of Aragon Still Valid Great Britain Henry VIII of England Catholicism St. Thomas More Society
1540 Waltham Abbey Is the Last Monastery to Transfer Allegiance from the Catholic Church to King Henry VIII Great Britain Henry VIII of England Catholicism Waltham Abbey Concordia
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1703 Antonio Vivaldi Becomes a Roman Catholic Priest at Age 25 Antonio Vivaldi Composers Religion Catholicism American Public Media
1743 Handel's Messiah First Performed as Oratorio at London Lenten Season Concert Georg Friedrich Handel Classical Music Historic Firsts Concordia
1743 Handel's Messiah First Performed as Oratorio at London Lenten Season Concert Georg Friedrich Handel Classical Music Historic Firsts Concordia
1775 Patrick Henry Ignites the American Revolution with Liberty or Death Speech Patrick Henry American Revolution History Channel Virginia Historical Society
1792 Joseph Haydn's Surprise Symphony Is First Performed in London Joseph Haydn Classical Music Historic Firsts New York Times
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Travelling with Lewis and Clark

Clark: after Brackfast Mr. La Rocke and Mr. McKinsey and the Chiefs & men of the Minetarras leave us— Soon after we were visited by a Brother of the Burnia [one eyed chief of the Minitarees] who gave us a Vocabulary of his Language— the Coal & many other Mandans also visit us to Day.

a find Day in the fore part in the evening a little rain & the first this winter—

Ordway: clear and pleasant. about 10 OClock the Grossvantares who Stayed in the Fort last night returned home. rained a little the latter part of the day.—

Lewis & Clark Map: 10/14/04
Lewis & Clark Corps of Discovery Fort Mandan Map Native American Tribes

The Lewis and Clark Trail University of Nebraska

1806 Lewis & Clark Begin Their Trip Back East from Fort Clatsop on the Pacific Coast Oregon Lewis & Clark Fort Clatsop History Channel
Travelling with Lewis and Clark

Clark: This morning proved So raney and uncertain that we were undeturmined for Some time whether we had best
Set out & risque the river which appeared to be riseing or not.

Jo. Colter returned haveing killed an Elk about 3 miles towards Point Adams. the rained Seased and it became fair about Meridean, at which time we loaded our Canoes & at 1 P. M. left Fort Clatsop on our homeward bound journey.
at this place we had wintered and remained from the 7th of Decr. 1805 to this day and have lived as well as we had any right to expect, and we can Say that we were never one day without 3 meals of Some kind a day either pore Elk meat or roots, not withstanding the repeeted fall of rain which has fallen almost Constantly Since we passed the long narrows Novr.

Soon after we had Set out from Fort Clatsop we were met by De lash el wilt & 8 men of the Chinnooks, and Delashelwilts wife the old boud and his Six Girls, they had, a Canoe, a Sea otter Skin, Dried fish and hats for Sale, we purchased a Sea otter Skin, and proceeded on, thro' Meriwethers Bay,

there was a Stiff breese from the S. W. which raised Considerable Swells around Meriwethers point which was as much as our Canoes Could ride. above point William we came too at the Camp of Drewyer & the 2 Field's. they had killed 2 Elk which was about 1½ miles distant. here we Encampd. for the night having made 16 miles.

Whitehouse: It rained very hard, during the whole of last night. One of our hunters did not return to the fort during that time; This morning it still continued raining, & the Weather appeared very uncertain. Our Officers were undetermined, whether they would set out, on our homeward bound Voyage; or not.

About 9 o'Clock A. M., the hunter that had staid out during last night, returned to the Fort; he had killed one Elk, which he mention'd, he had left about 3 Miles from the Fort, towards Point Adams.

About 12 o'Clock A. M. it ceased raining; & the weather became Clear & pleasant, & we loaded our Canoes, & got every thing in readiness to ascend the Columbia River.

We have been at Fort Clatsop from the 7th day of December last past; — Fort Clatsop is situated on the South side of Columbia River, and about 1½ Miles up a small River (which empties itself into the Columbia River) called by the Natives Ne-tul, and lay a small distance back, from the West bank of said River.

The fort was built in the form of an oblong Square, & the front of it facing the River, was picketed in, & had a Gate
on the North & one on the South side of it. The distance from the head waters of the So fork of the Columbia River; to fort Clatsop is 994 Miles, this being the fork which we descended & from the Mouth of the River de Bois 4134 Miles, the place from whence we took our departure, <& in> Latitude 46° 19' 11 1/10S North,

The River Columbia at its mouth also, lay: in Latitude 46° 19' 11 1/10S North, & Longitude 124° 57' 0 1/10S West from Greenwich; & is 21 Miles wide from Cape disappointment on the No side, to Point Adams on So. side of the River; which is where the Columbia River enters into the Western or pacific Ocean.

the Tide rises & falls, about 8 feet at the small River, near which was built Fort Clatsop.

We have been 60 Miles from Cape disappointment (Where the Chin-ook Indian village lays) which is on the No. side of the River & or its entrance into the Ocean to the No. North West. The two points, Cape disappointment, & point Adams; lay nearly opposite to each other, & about 10 Miles below fort Clatsop The distance that we have went to the Mouth of Columbia River; from the River du Bois, from whence we took our departure is 4,144 Miles, fort Adams being the extreme So point, & lay near to where our party made Salt.—

We found that Bands of the flatt head Nation of Indians; are far more numerous that we expected; they extending from the head waters of the Ki-o-me-num River, to the Mouth of the Columbia River; & to the head of all the Rivers, which runs into the No. fork of Columbia River; & to the head of the same. This information we received from numbers of Indians belonging to the different bands of that Nation.—

They are called flatt heads from the custom they have among them, of binding flatt pieces of wood, on the foreheads, & back parts of the heads of their Children, when born, which occasions their foreheads & back part of their heads
to be flatt.—

Lewis & Clark Corps of Discovery Lewis & Clark Map: 11/07/05 Clatsop County, Oregon Fort Clatsop Native Americans
The Lewis and Clark Trail University of Nebraska
1808 Catahoula County, Louisiana Is Created Catahoula County, Louisiana Louisiana Secreaty of State
1831 Virginia's General Assembly Authorizes the Establishment of Morgantown Female Academy Virginia West Virginia Education Education Women West Virginia Archives
1857 In New York City, Elisha Graves Otis Installs the First Passenger Elevator for the Haughwout & Company Department Store Elisha Graves Otis Inventors and Inventions Business Historic Firsts Otis Elevator New York Historical Society
1861 In Savannah, Georgia's Secession Convention Adopts a New State Constitution for Voter Approval  Savannah, Georgia American Civil War Historic American Documents University of Georgia
1862 Stonewall Jackson's Attack on Union Forces Fails at Kernstown, Virginia Kernstown, Virginia Battle at Kernstown History Channel
Confederate Forces under General Henry H. Sibley Formally Capture Santa Fe, New Mexico Santa Fe, New Mexico American Civil War New Mexico Magazine
U.S. Gunboats Suffer Heavy Losses in Failed Attempt to Land at New Smyrna, Florida New Smyrna, Florida American Civil War Naval History Florida Historical Society
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Campden House Is Destroyed by Fire in Kensington, England Kensington, England Fire Safety Chambers' Book of Days
1863 U.S.S. Arizona Captures Confederate Sloop Aurelia off Florida's Mosquito Inlet Florida American Civil War Naval History Florida Historical Society
1865 President and Mrs. Lincoln Depart for Virginia to Meet with General Grant and See Their Son Virginia President Abraham Lincoln General Ulysess S. Grant American Civil War Lincoln Letters
General Sherman's March to the Sea Ends at Goldsboro, North Carolina Goldsboro, North Carolina General Sherman's March to the Sea Wisconsin Historical Society
1866 The California Legislature Charters the University of California California Education Education University of  California Learn California
1870 Joseph P. Bradley Is Sworn in as Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court New York Political and Social Leaders President Ulysess S. Grant U.S. Supreme Court Oyez
1873 Spanish National Assembly Abolishes Slavery in Puerto Rico Puerto Rican Government Slavery Library of Congress African American Registry
1886 In Wilmington, Delaware, the Knights of Labor Instigate a Strike with 1,500 Leather Workers Which Will Last Almost 7 Months Wilmington, Delaware Labor Strikes State of Delaware
1893 Fort Worth Stockyards Are Officially Incorporated Fort Worth, Texas Cows Fort Worth Stock yards Texas State Historical Association
Historic Events that occurred 1900-1949 on this date
1900 Seattle Waitresses Union, Local 240, Is Organized with 65 Founding Members Seattle, Washington Women Labor Unions History Link
1901 American Forces Capture Filipino Rebel Emilio Aguinaldo Spanish-American War Philippines University of Virginia
1913 Five Tornadoes Kill 115 People in Nebraska Nebraska Tornadoes Death History Channel
1916 Marcus Garvey Arrives in America from Jamaica Marcus Garvey Noted African Americans Spartacus
1918 Giant German Gun "Big Bertha" Shells Paris from 75 Miles Away Paris Germany World War I History Channel
1919 Benito Mussolini Founds His Fasci di Combattimento Party in Milan, Italy Benito Mussolini History Channel
1923 Lamar University Originates as South Park Junior College in Beaumont, Texas Texas Education Education Lamar University Texas State Historical Association
1926 Tacoma City Light's Cushman Dam No. 1 Begins Delivering Electricity Tacoma, Washington Dams Electricity History Link
1933 German Reichstag Adopts Enabling Act Giving Adolf Hitler Dictatorial Powers Nazi Germany Adolph Hitler New York Times
1935 China's Japanese Puppet State of Manchuko Buys Chinese Eastern Railway from the Soviet Union Japan China Soviet Union Railroads Economics Asian History
1938 President Roosevelt Speaks at the Rededication of the Gainesville, Georgia Courthouse Square Gainesville, Georgia President Franklin Roosevelt Gainesville, Georgia University of Georgia
1940 All India Muslim League Drafts the Lahore Resolution Calling for Muslim State Separate from India Pakistan India Islam Pakistan Times
"Truth or Consequences" Begins 16-year Run on Radio Radio Historic Firsts History Channel
1942 U.S. Government Begins Moving Japanese Americans to Detention Centers World War II Japanese Americans New York Times
1944 Italian Partisans Operating in Rome Bomb a Nazi SS Unit, Killing 33 Rome, Italy Nazi Germany World War II Death History Channel
1948 Jack Kerouac Begins Writing His First Novel The Town and the City Jack Kerouac American Authors Massachusetts Foundation for the Humnanities
Historic Events that occurred 1950-1999 on this date
1950 The United Nations Creates the World Meteorological Organization United Nations Meteorology World Meteorological Organization
1956 Pakistan Becomes an Islamic Republic within the British Commonwealth Pakistan Islam British Commonwealth Asian History
Queen Elizabeth II Lays the Cornerstone for a New Cathedral Coventry, England Coventry, England Queen Elizabeth II World War II Coventry Cathedral Historic UK
Leonard Bernstein's Musical, "West Side Story," Is Copyrighted Leonard Bernstein West Side Story Copyrights USPTO
1957 North Carolina Defeats Kansas 54-53 in 3 OTs to Win National Collegiate Basketball Championship Basketball University of North Carolina University of Kansas New York Times
1964 Jacksonville, Florida Race Riots Result in One Death, Many Injuries and 200 Arrests Jacksonville, Florida American Civil Rights Movement African-American Heritage Crime Death Florida Historical Society
1965 Gus Grissom & John Young Liftoff in Gemini 3, First US 2-person Space Flight Gus Grissom John Young Space Exploration New York Times NASA
1966 Archbishop of Canterbury Meets the Pope in Rome: First Meeting in 400 Years Religion The Vatican Concordia
The California Legislature Designates Charles B. Garrigus as the State's Poet Laureate California Poetry Learn California
1968 Westmoreland Appointed Army Chief of Staff, Abrams Commander in Vietnam Lyndon Johnson Vietnam War Department of State
1971 Argentine President Roberto Levingston Is Deposed in a Bloodless Coup Argentina Political & Social Leaders TV News Archive
Minnesota Ratifies the 26th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution Minnestoa Voting 26th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution Minnesota Historical Society
Walter Fauntroy Is Elected as a Delegate to the 92nd Congress by Special Election Washington, D.C. African American History U.S. Congress
1972 The Optimist's Daughter by Eudora Welty Is Published by Random House Eudora Welty American Authors Random House Mississippi Writers
Delaware Adopts the Equal Rights Amendment for Women Delaware Government Women Human Rights/Civil Rights U.S. Constitution State of Delaware
1977 British Government Survives No Confidence Vote Great Britain BBC
1981 British Government Takes Measures to Contain Foot-and-Mouth Disease Great Britain Cattle Foot and Mouth Disease BBC
1982 Military Junta Led by Lt. Gen. Efrain Rios Montt Takes Control of Guatemala Guatemalan Political and Social Leaders TV News Archive
1983 President Reagan First Proposes "Star Wars" Missile Intercept Technology President Ronald Reagan Cold War History of Technology BBC History Channel
6.2 Magnitude Earthquake Damages 160 Homes in Greece Greece Earthquakes USGS
Barney Clark, the World's First Recipient of a Permanent Artificial Heart, Dies in Utah Utah Artificial Hearts History Channel
1984 Anti-Apartheid Activist, Dorothy Nyembe, Is Released from a South African Jail South Africa Apartheid South African History
Michigan's First Test-tube Baby Is Born Michigan Medical Research Child Advocacy Historic Firsts State of Michigan
Felton, Delaware Mayor William Myers, 63, Is Elected to His 33rd Consecutive Year in Office Felton, Delaware Politics Elections State of Delaware
1987 Car Bomb Injures 31 at a British Army Base in West Germany Great Britain Germany Terrorism BBC
1989 Two University of Utah Researchers Falsely Announce Discovery of "Cold Fusion" Utah Education Fusion University of Utah Technology and Society
1990 Captain Hazelwood Fined $50,000 as Captain of the Valdez Oil Spill Alaska Earth/Environmental Science Law & Legal Resources New York Times
U.S. Postal Service Issues 25-cent Stamp Commemorating Gone with the Wind  U.S. Postal Service Gone with the Wind Stamps University of Georgia
1991 40,000 Children Hunt for 120,000 Plastic and Chocolate Eggs in Manatee, Florida Manatee, Florida Easter Child Advocacy Manatee, Florida Florida Historical Society
1994 Russian Airbus Crashes in Siberia Killing All 75 Aboard Russia Air Disasters Death Guardian
Mexican Presidential Candidate, Luis Donaldo Colosio, Assassinated in Tijuana Mexico Elections Terrorism Death History Channel
Wayne Gretzky Breaks Gordie Howe's NHL Career Record with His 802nd Goal Ice Hockey National Hockey League History Channel New York Times
1996 Lee Teng-hui Is Sworn in as Taiwan's First Democratically-elected President Taiwan Elections Historic Firsts TV News Archive
1998 'Titanic Ties Record Winning 11 Academy Awards Film The Academy Awards The Titanic New York Times
1999 Thomas Harris Delivers His 600-page Manuscript for Hannibal to Delacorte Press Mississippi Authors American Authors History Channel
Historic Events that on this date from 2000 to present
2001 Russian Space Station MIR Plunges into the South Pacific Russian Space Program Space Exploration New York Times
2002 Iowa State Wrestler, Cael Sanderson, Finishes Career as Undefeated 4-time National Champion Iowa Wrestling Iowa State Wrestling New York Times
2010 President Barack Obama Signs Landmark U.S. Healthcare Reform Law President Barack Obama U.S. Health Care Reform Law & Legal Resources