6th September

1522 Ferdinand Magellan’s ship the Victoria is the first to circumnavigate the world

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1620 the Pilgrims leave Boston in the Mayflower for America

http://www2.rgzm.de/navis/home/..%5Cships%5Cship020%5CShip020.htm

1962 the 2nd-century Blackfriars ships found in the Thames

So today is clearly a paper boat race day!

How to Build a Boat: 25 Designs and Experiments for Kids

And make banana boats! Yum.

1766 John Dalton born – learn about atoms or colour blindness

Also today:

  • Bonaire Flag Day
  • Swaziland Independence Day
  • The Unification of Bulgaria – see 3rd March
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