KidsPost Calendar: Important dates

Monday, December 7, 2009

MAKE A DATE Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet, who founded the first permanent school for the deaf in the United States, was born on December 10, 1787. Gallaudet University in Northeast Washington is named for him.

Monday 7
Today in 1941, the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.
Tuesday 8
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Wednesday 9
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Thursday 10
On this day in 1851, Melvil Dewey, inventor of the Dewey Decimal System, was born.
Friday 11
Hanukkah starts at sundown.
Saturday 12
Today in 1870, Joseph Rainey became the first black member of the House of Representatives.
Sunday 13
Today is country singer Taylor Swift's 20th birthday!

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