NATIONAL BAKED BEANS MONTH
History of baked beans.
NATIONAL HOT DOG MONTH
Learn how the hot dog got its name and the ingredients in a hot dog. Hot dog recipes.
There is a wienermobile that travels around the country.
NATIONAL ICE CREAM MONTH
Learn the history of ice cream.
NATIONAL PICNIC MONTH
Many ways to enjoy a picnic.
NATIONAL RECREATION AND PARKS MONTH
Information about the United States National Parks and Recreation Areas.
1 - FIRST ZOO OPENED IN U.S.
Visit the Philadelphia Zoo - the first zoo in the United States.
1 - INTERNATIONAL JOKE DAY
Lots of jokes for kids
1 - FIRST U.S. POSTAGE SPAMP ISSUED
On this date in 1847, the United States issued its first postage stamp.
1 - USE OF ZIP CODES INAUGURATED
Information about Zip Codes
3 - IDAHO BECAME A STATE
On this day in 1890, Idaho became the 43rd state.
3 - STAY OUT OF THE SUN DAY
Information about sun safety for kids.
4 - SIGNING OF THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE
Information about America's birthday. Learn about fireworks - history and types.
4 - ANNIVERSARY OF "AMERICA THE BEAUTIFUL"
Katherine Lee Bates was inspired to write a poem after visiting Pikes Peak.
It later became the song "America the Beautiful".
4 - UNITED STATES MILITARY ACADEMY OPENED
On this day in 1802, the United States Military Academy officially opened.
6 - FIRST MAJOR LEAGUE ALL-STAR BASEBALL GAME
The 1st Major League All-Star was played on this day in 1933.
13 - FRENCH FRY DAY
Information about National French Fry Day.
Learn the history of French Fries.
16 - ATOMIC BOMB TESTED
Information about the the devolopment and detonation of the first atomic bomb.
18 - ANNIVERSARY OF THE OPENING OF DISNEYLAND
On this day in 1955, Disneyland was opened in Anahiem, California.
20 - ANNIVERSARY OF SPECIAL OLYMPICS
History of the Special Olympics.
20 - ANNIVERSARY OF FIRST MAN ON THE MOON
Today is the anniversary of the voyage of Apollo 11 that landed the first man on the moon.
21 - ANNIVERSARY OF NATIONAL WOMEN'S HALL OF FAME
Quiz about the contributions made to our nation by women who are
in the National Women's Hall of Fame.
26 - ANNIVERSARY OF UNITED STATES POSTAL SYSTEM
On this day in 1775, the U.S. Postal system was established.
Learn how to become a stamp collector.
27 - ANNIVERSARY OF U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE
Learn about the State Department in the United States.
27 BUGS BUNNY'S BIRTHDAY
Learn the history of Bugs Bunny who was first seen in 1940. Play baseball with Bugs Bunny.
28 - ANNIVERSARY OF ESTABLISHMENT OF NASA
Learn the history of NASA
28 - FIRST FINGERPRINT TAKEN
All about fingerprints.
30 - ESTABLISHMENT OF THE WAVES
On this day in 1942, President Roosevelt signed a bill creating the group
Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service (WAVES) to allow women to volunteer in the Navy.
31 - U. S. PATENT OFFICE OPENED
Learn how to obtain a U.S. patent or trademark. Take a quiz about patents.