Monthly Archives: April 2017

Google Scholar: 6 Important Tips for Teachers and Students


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The Age of Aquarius

On this date in 1968, the controversial musical Hair debuted on Broadway. The musical, which glorifies the hippie counter-culture and the sexual revolution of the 1960s, spawned many popular songs, including “The Age of Aquarius” and “Good Morning, Starshine.” Read … Continue reading

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Bligh’s Men Mutiny on the Bounty on This Date

On this date, in 1789, Lt. William Bligh and 18 sailors are set adrift after the crew aboard his ship, The Bounty mutinied against him. In 1932, Charles Nordhoff and James Norman Hall publish Mutiny on the Bounty, their account … Continue reading

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Today Is National Tell a Story Day

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Anita Loos Was Born on This Date

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Torquato Tasso Died on This Date

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Robert Penn Warren Was Born on This Date

Penn Warren is the only person to have won Pulitzer Prizes for both fiction and poetry.

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Bow to the Birthday Boy–the Bard of Avon

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Celebrate Earth Day

Today is Earth Day!

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John Muir Was Born on This Date

John Muir, a Scottish-American naturalist, author, environmental philosopher, and advocate for preserving the wilderness, was born on this date in 1838. California’s Muir Woods National Monument was named in his honor in 1908.

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