Answer – Harriet Tubman
Thursday – The name she was born with was Araminta Ross.
Wednesday – This woman was a cook and a nurse during the Civil War.
Tuesday – She escaped from slavery in 1849.
Monday – This woman was born a slave in Maryland in 1822.
9/26/16 – P.L. Travers, the writer of Mary Poppins, did not like any of the songs for the movie Mary Poppins except “Let’s Go Fly a Kite.” If they did not have that song she would have probably backed out of the movie deal.
9/19/16 – May 29th is put your pillow in a fridge day.
9/12/16 – The state dance for Illinois, and 27 other states, is square dancing.
Answer – Mount St. Helens
Thursday – It is known as Lawetlat’la to the indigenous Cowlitz people.
Wednesday – On this date this mountain erupted with a 5.1 magnitude, causing a massive avalanche and killing 57 people.
Tuesday – It is part of the Cascade Volcanic Arc and located in the Cascade Range.
Monday – This week’s answer is a mountain.
Answer – Abraham Lincoln
Thursday – He was shot on this date in 1865 while watching a play at Ford’s Theater.
Wednesday – He signed the Emancipation Proclamation in 1863.
Tuesday – He gave a famous speech called the Gettysburg Address.
Monday – This man was once the president of the United States.
Answer – Elvis Presley
Thursday – He was inducted into the army on this date in 1958.
Wednesday – In 1973 he was featured in the first globally broadcast concert via satellite.
Tuesday – He is a famous singer, although he also starred in several movies.
Monday – This man was born in Tupelo, MS in 1935 and died at the early age of 42.
Answer – George Frideric Handel
Thursday – One of his most famous compositions is Messiah (1742).
Wednesday – One of his compositions was played for the coronation of George II and for every British coronation since then, traditionally during the anointing.
Tuesday – He was born on this day in 1685 in Germany.
Monday – This man is a famous composer.
Answer – Alexander Hamilton and $10 bill
BONUS: What denomination (amount) of U.S. currency is this man’s face on?
Thursday – He died from a gunshot wound by Aaron Burr in a duel in 1804.
Wednesday – He was selected by George Washington to be the first Secretary of the Treasury.
Tuesday – This man co-authored the Federalist Papers.
Monday – This famous man was born on this day in 1755.
Answer – Bethlehem
Thursday – On a silent night the angels declared the birth of our Savior in this town.
Wednesday – This town is also referred to as the City of David.
Tuesday – This town’s name means “House of Bread.”
Monday – The answer this week is a town in the West Bank of Israel.