1806 construction begins on the first US federal highway – so make a road around the house out of tape!
Other events today that might inspire your play:
- 1886 Dr John Pemberton brews the first batch of Coca-Cola in his back garden – so try and invent a new drink!
- Anniversary of the Death of Bartholomew Boganda (a leader of Central African Republic’s nationalist party, he fought for equal rights for black people and for the country’s independence from France. He died in a plane crash in 1959.)
- Madagascar Commemoration of the 1947 Rebellion (against France) – see 26 June for history of country
- The Day Maldives Embraced Islam (1153; myth here)