BUILDING BLOCKS OF HISTORY 2ND SEPTEMBER

Things happen every day, big and small. Together they make our family history, our local history, our country’s history and sometimes they become part of global history.

All of these things happened on 2nd September in years gone by.

In 490 AD said to be the day Pheidippides ran from Marathon to Athens.

In 1666 the Great Fire of London started.

In 1937 Barron Pierre de Coubertin, founder of the modern Olympics,  died.

In 2013 the children created art inspired by Andy Goldsworthy.

Olympic spirit

peaceful ethical pursuit

of personal best.

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What does 2nd September mean to you?  Create a Blocks of History post and add a link in the comments box.

 

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