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.
Answer – Squanto (or Tisquantum)
Thursday – He taught the Pilgrims how to grow maize and was rescued by them after he was captured by Wampanoag.
Wednesday -He was part of the Patuxet tribe, but when he returned he found that they had been decimated by a plague.
Tuesday – He crossed the Atlantic Ocean 6 times during his lifetime.
Monday – This man was born somewhere near present-day Plymouth, Massachusetts.
Answer – St. Louis Cardinals
Thursday – Some famous people associated with this group are Stan Musial, Dizzy Dean, Tony LaRussa, and Ozzie Smith.
Wednesday – Its first name was the Brown Stockings.
Tuesday – Its home is St. Louis, Missouri.
Monday – This group is 140 years old.
Answer – Chili
Thursday – Tomorrow is the anniversary of when this country declared its independence from Spain after 269 years as a colony.
Wednesday – It is nestled between the Andes mountains and the Pacific Ocean.
Tuesday – Easter Island belongs to this country.
Monday – The answer you are looking for is the name of a country in South America.
The pictures and sounds files (converted to ringtones for Apple, Android and Windows phones) used to create the Mother’s Day gifts will be posted in the Sunday School Dropbox shared folder. If any mother does not not have access to this folder please let me know.
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