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February Holidays and Events - Teachable Moments in February


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February 6th - Reagan, Massachusetts and Babe Ruth
February 6th - Reagan, Massachusetts and Babe Ruth

February 6th - Reagan, Massachusetts and Babe Ruth

Beverly Hernandez
Here's a more detailed list of February Holidays and Events with worksheets, coloring pages and activities to provide teachable moments for February 6th.

Ronald Reagan's Birthday
Ronald Wilson Reagan (February 6, 1911 – June 5, 2004) was the 40th President of the United States and the 33rd Governor of California and an actor appearing in over 50 movies. Ronald Reagan was the oldest president ever elected. Ronald Reagan was shot by an assassin on March 30, 1981, but recovered quickly. Ronald Reagan was president during the longest period of peacetime prosperity without recession or depression. He renewed self-confidence, stimulated economic growth, curbed inflation, increased employment and national defense.

Massachusetts Day
Massachusetts became the 6th state of the United States on February 6, 1788. Boston is the capital city of Massachusetts. Massachusetts is the home of many firsts: the first public library, the first typewriter, the first sewing machine, the first college, the first public park. What other firsts can Massachusetts claim?

Babe Ruth's Birthday
George Herman "Babe" Ruth's Birthday is February 6, 1895 in Baltimore, Maryland. Babe Ruth was a professional Major League baseball player famous for hitting home runs. Babe Ruth started as a pitcher with the Boston Red Sox, but was sold to the New York Yankees in 1919. During his time with the Yankees, they won seven pennants and four World Series titles. He played with the Boston Braves in 1935, and then retired.

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