Trivia: 14th Amendment Certified

On this day in 1868, Secretary of State William H. Seward issued an official proclamation that certified adoption of the 14th Amendment to the Constitution of the United States. This Constitutional amendment gave the former African-American slaves U.S. citizenship, thereby overturning the Dred Scott decision. It also granted due process under the law.

Trivia: National Kindergarten Day

(C) National Day Calendar National Kindergarten Day is observed on the birthday of Friedrich Wilhelm August Fröbel, a German educator. Fröbel realized that children had unique learning needs, and coined the word “kindergarten” as a place to grow and nurture our youngest citizens. Formerly called “infant schools,” the word “kindergarten”, or “garden of children” in … Continue reading Trivia: National Kindergarten Day

Leap Day

(C) 2020 JJ ShaunLeap Day Today is February 29th, a day that appears on the Gregorian calendar only once every four years. We call it Leap Day, which happens once every Leap Year. The math involved to determine what years contain a leap day gives me a headache, but there’s an algorithm for that. But, … Continue reading Leap Day