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 exciting things: - Key historical events are arranged by their date in the year. - Mixes serious history with fun facts for kids 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 extraordinary images. Travel back in time and find out all the exciting things that happened around the year from Jan. 1 to Dec. 31. 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 visualize 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 kids about historical events.