August 2011 Holidays and Activities

Friendship Day, first Sunday

National Kids Day, first Sunday

August 5th, 1930– Neil Alden Armstrong (the first man on the moon) was born in Wapakoneta, Ohio Video of first moon landing on youtube.

August 14–Creamsicle Day: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Popsicle

August 15 – Panama Canal opened, 1914

August 19 – National Aviation Day (aviation unit study); craftsvirtual airplane tour Boeing 747

August 26 – Women given right to vote, 1920

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