Schoolhouse Teachers.com / This Day in History
Could you use some help bringing history to life in your home-
school? Take a look at This Day in History, part of Schoolhouse
Teachers.com, curriculum site of The Old Schoolhouse® Maga-
zine. With This Day in History, you can choose from timeline
figures, living book lists, short fiction read-alouds, discussion
questions, hands-on activities, and upper grade options for doz-
ens of dates from the distant past to recent history.
Here are a few of the historic events you can find in This Day
• January 14, 1806: Birthday of Matthew Fontaine Maury,
father of oceanography
• April 22, 1864: US coins began to be stamped with “In God
• May 16, 1843: The first major wagon train heading for the
Pacific Northwest sets out on the Oregon Trail with one thou-
sand pioneers from Elm Grove, Missouri.
• July 8, 1911: Nan Jane Aspinwall completes a cross-country
• And many, many more!
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