Elizabeth I - January 15

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Saturday, January 15, 2022

Today is National Strawberry Ice Cream Day, National Bagel Day, and National Hat Day.

Today's Birthdays
Songs of the Day
Today's Theme: Queen Elizabeth I


  • 1559 - Elizabeth I is crowned Queen of England.
  • 1759 - The British Museum opens to the public.
  • 1777 - New Connecticut (now Vermont) declares its independence.
  • 1889 - The Coca-Cola Company is incorporated in Atlanta.
  • 1892 - James Naismith publishes the rules of basketball.
  • 1919 - A wave of molasses is released from an exploding storage tank sweeps through Boston,  killing 21 and injuring 150.
  • 1943 - The Pentagon is dedicated in Arlington, Virginia.
  • 1967 -  The Green Bay Packers defeat the Kansas City Chiefs 35–10 in the first Super Bowl.
  • 2001 - Wikipedia goes online.



  • Benny Goodman Band featuring Gene Krupa - Sing, Sing, Sing - LISTEN
  • Earl Hooker - Earl's Boogie - LISTEN

THEME:  Elizabeth I

  • Grades 3-5 - UK Historical Association - Queen Elizabeth I Lesson - DO
  • Grades 3-5 - Crayola - England's Queen Elizabeth I - DO
  • Grades 3-12 - Brainpop - Educator Resources for Queen Elizabeth I - DO
  • Grades 5-12 - The Royal Family - Queen Elizabeth I - READ
  • Grades 5-12 -  BBC TEACH - Elizabeth I: Troubled Child to Beloved Queen - READ 
  • Grades 6-12  - NHPBS Video  - Queen Elizabeth' Secret Agents Series  -  VIEW
  • Grades 6-12 - NHPBS Video - Queen Elizabeth I's Speech at Tilbury (3:00)  - VIEW
  • Grades 6-12 - NHPBS Video - Queen Elizabeth I's Encounter with the Count of Feria (2:46)  - VIEW
  • Grades 6-12 - NHPBS Video - Queen Elizabeth Chooses Her Successor (2:11) - VIEW
  • Grades 7-12 - NHPBS Video - Elizabeth I: The Warrior Queen (54:05) - VIEW
  • Grades 7-12 - NHPBS Video - Lucy Worsely's  Royal Myths and Secrets - A Royal Makeover )3:12) - VIEW
  • Grades 9-12 - ReadWriteThink - Analyzing Famous Speeches as Arguments: Queen Elizabeth I’s Speech to the Troops at Tilbury, 1588  -  READ and DO
  • Grades 9-12 - Royal Museum Greenwich - Queen Elizabeth I’s Speech to the Troops at Tilbury (1:02) - VIEW, and  READ
  • Grades 9-12 - Royal Museum Greenwich - Queen Elizabeth Facts and Myths  - VIEW and READ

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