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Events Calendar on SIRS Discoverer

ProQuest SIRS Discoverer: Events Calendar

ProQuest SIRS Discoverer: Events Calendar

Who was born this day? Who was born on your birthday? What holidays take place on this day? From the Discoverer home page, click on Spotlight of the Month to reach the Events Calendar. If you need biographical information for your research report, the Events Calendar features Born On This Day. Each day contains one to four people with images and links for further information. A brief description of each person is included as well as birth and death dates. Authors, world leaders, sports figures, historical figures, inventors and scientists, U.S. presidents and many others are highlighted. In addition, Events On This Day are included. Here you will find major holidays and other notable calendar events. The entire Calendar is interactive–simply scroll and click through the days of any month and uncover the information that you need.

SIRS Discoverer Events Calendar

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Events Calendar in ProQuest SIRS Discoverer

Calendars are a treasure trove of curriculum ideas.  Famous birthdays tie into biography units, holidays speak to multicultural themes, anniversaries and memorials are a door to history and special months are an opportunity to celebrate cultural heritage.

Within the Spotlight of the Month, SIRS Discoverer provides an interactive 12-month Events Calendar featuring birthdays, holidays and events that link directly to editor-selected content. Explore Born on This Day entries ranging  from Paul Revere and Ida B. Wells to LeBron James and Michael Phelps. Research a kaleidoscope of events and holidays including National Safety MonthWorld AIDS Day, Battle of Gettysburg, and Canada Day.

At SIRS Discoverer, every day is a day to learn!