Publication Date: 28/10/2021 ISBN: 9780241471203 Category:

On this Day


Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd
Publication Date: 28/10/2021 ISBN: 9780241471203 Category:


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Journey through the history of the world, one day at a time!

If you ever wondered what happened on your birthday 100 years ago, or on Christmas in the year 800 or even Halloween several years ago, then this history book is perfect for you! Discover what happened on each day of the year with this fascinating visual adventure through time.

On This Day is not your ordinary history reference book. Inside the pages, you will find the following:

– Key historical events are arranged by their date in the year
– Mixes serious history with fun facts for children and bizarre events
– War, peace, inventions, science, sport, people – all in an eclectic, visual mix
– Birthdays that are shared by famous historical figures and modern celebrities
– A fun, accessible way to enjoy history
– Every main story is presented through great images

Travel back in time and find out all the exciting things that happened around the year from January 1st to December 31st. Every day features events that showcase the world’s international diversity; from the Japanese invention of street markings for the blind to the struggle for racial equality in South Africa. There’s something incredible to learn on every page.

Unlike other history books, On This Day looks at ancient history and fascinating facts, as well as modern events, so everyone will be entertained. Packed with historical photographs and quirky illustrations that visualise the events of the past on a day to day basis, this non-fiction fact book is a fun way for parents and educators to teach children about historical events.

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