Home > School and Learning > By Subject > Science and Health > Seasons > This Month's Interactive Fun Facts Calendar
|
Previous MonthMonth-long eventsHomePrintable Calendar Next Month
Aug 2012

 

 

 
1

Photo Flashbulb Invented (1930)

2

Ice Cream Sandwich Day

Declaration of Independence Signed (1776)

3

National Kids Day

4

Musician Louis Armstrong's Birthday (1901)

5

Friendship Day

6

Atomic Bomb Dropped on Hiroshima (1945)

7

First Pictures of Earth Taken from Space (1959)

8

Nixon Announced Resignation (1974)

9

International Art Appreciation Day

10

Smithsonian Institution Opened (1846)

11

Martian Moon Phobos Discovered (1677)

12

International Youth Day

Tyrannosaurus Sue Discovered (1990)

13

International Left-Hander's Day

14

Largest Blackout in U.S. History (2003)

15

Julia Child's Birthday (1912)

Woodstock Music & Art Fair Opened (1969)

16

Bathysphere Reached Record Depth (1934)

17

Klondike Gold Rush Began (1896)

18

King Kong Premiered (1933)

19

Aviation Day

20

Pres. Benjamin Harrison's Birthday (1833)

21

Mona Lisa Stolen (1911)

22

Tooth Fairy Day

23

International Day for Remembrance of Slave Trade & Its Abolition

24

Mexico Gained Independence from Spain (1821)

25

Earth First Photographed from the Moon (1966)

26

Women's Equality Day

27

Pres. Lyndon B. Johnson's Birthday (1908)

28

MLK Gave "I Have a Dream" Speech (1963)

29

Hurricane Katrina Devastated Gulf Coast (2005)

30

Thurgood Marshall Confirmed as First Black Supreme Court Justice (1967)

31

International Blog Day

Trail Mix Day

 
|


stay connected

Sign up for our free email newsletters and receive the latest advice and information on all things parenting.

Enter your email address to sign up or manage your account.

Facebook icon Twitter icon Follow Us on Pinterest

editor’s picks

thanksgiving crafts & recipes

Make this Turkey
Day fun for the
whole family with
these essentials.

GO

highlights

3 Fun Thanksgiving Games for Kids
Looking for some great Thanksgiving games to play with your kids? Print our free Pin the Feathers on the Turkey game, Pin the Hat on the Pilgrim game, and Thanksgiving Parade Bingo game for loads of laughs this Turkey Day!

Kindergarten Readiness App Wins Gold
Our Kindergarten Readiness app won the Gold Award of Excellence in the educational category at the 2014 Communicator Awards. This valuable checklist comes with games and activities to help your child practice the essential skills she needs for kindergarten. Download the Kindergarten Readiness app today!

Top Family Movies in Theaters for the Holidays
Taking the kids to the movies is a special family treat for the holidays! Don't miss 2014's best family films in theaters from Thanksgiving through Christmas.

Find Today's Newest & Best Children's Books!
Looking for newly released books for your child? Try our new Book Finder tool to search for new books by age, type, and theme, and create reading lists for kids!