Verdi’s The Troubadour/Il Trovatore premiers 1853
NASA sends the New Horizons probe to Pluto 2006 – so learn about Pluto
James Watt born 1736 – I thought he invented the watt but it was named after him; he actually invented a way of making steam engines more efficient, so maybe learn about steam engines
Edgar Allan Poe born 1809 – try this video?
Cezanne born 1839
Timkat (Ethiopia) – They celebrate Epiphany as well as Jesus’s baptism. They also wrap a model of the Ark of the Covenant (the chest in which were the stone tablets with the 10 commandments on) in cloth and carry it in a procession. Learn about the Ark of the Covenant and the 10 Commandments.