1911 Roald Amundse first to reach South Pole – we like to throw white sheets over the living room and pretend we’re on a trek to the South Pole. Get all the cuddly penguin toys out! THIS IS THE BEST ARCTIC LUNCH I HAVE EVER SEEN!
1920 Rosemary Sutcliff born – famous for The Eagle of the Ninth series.
2004 Millau Viaduct, world’s tallest bridge, opens
Monkey Day – this is our favourite book for learning about primates (and counting!).
Alabama Day: founded 1819: famous for Peanut butter; Rosa Parks; space rockets.