Archive for February, 2012

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY(EVENTS OF 1821)

Wednesday, February 29th, 2012
  • Thermoelectricity is discovered by T. J. Seebeck.
  • Egyptian hieroglyphics are deciphered using the Rosetta Stone.
  • Sound reproduction is demonstrated by Sir Charles Wheatstone.

Thought of the week 2/27/2012 – 3/02/2012

Monday, February 27th, 2012

Nurture your mind with great thoughts!

Thought of the week 2/20 — 2/24/2012

Tuesday, February 21st, 2012

The art of teaching is the art of assisting discovery.

Mark Van Doren, American writer and editor.

Events of 1821

Thursday, February 16th, 2012

POLITICS

  • James Monroe begibs his second term as President of the United States.
  • Si’mon Boli’var defeats the Spanish army and ensures independence of Venezuela.
  • Missouri enters the Union as a slave state, as a result of the Missouri Compromise in 1820.

Thought of the week 2/13—2/17/2012

Wednesday, February 15th, 2012

The Best & most beautiful things in the world  cannot be seen or even touched.  They must be felt with the HEART!!!  BY Helen Keller Author 1880-1968

Events of the Period —ca. 1820

Wednesday, February 8th, 2012

SOCIETY & CULTURE

  • 1819 A maximum 12-hour working day for juveniles is set in England. 
  • 1822 The streets of Boston, Massachusetts, are lit by gas.
  • 1824 Beethoven, completely deaf, writes his Symphony No. 9 in D Major, Opus 127, in Vienna.

Thought of the wek 2/06 – 2/10/2012

Monday, February 6th, 2012

 

“THE SEED WE SOW TODAY WILL DETERMINE THE FRUIT WE’LL REAP TOMORROW”