Jeanne Calment – February 21, 1875 -Jeanne was born in Arles, France, and lived there her entire life -Vincent Van Gogh also lived in Arles, and Jeanne says she met him when she was 13, when Vincent came into her father’s sh
Born a slave, Frederick did not even know his own birth date, and chose February 14, 1818 because his mother called him her “little valentine.” He went on to become one of the most important figures in ending slavery.
Jackie Robinson – January 31, 1919 Jack Roosevelt Robinson was born in Cairo, GA He had five brothers and sisters, and was raised by his mother, Millie When he was very young, his family moved to California Jackie did very well
What better tradition for three young kids than a birthday party every Friday! And what better party than one where they can learn a little bit too…and get to have cake once a week? We love this family tradition and wanted a way to share it with friends and family in hopes that you will enjoy sharing it with us.
We have birthday parties…every Friday! Cake, hats, special plates, activities, you name it. Of course, it depends on the person we’re honoring. That person is always someone who is famous and has contributed to society in some major way (unless we really like their movies, songs, or professional sports' team).
We celebrate young or old, really famous or just kind of famous, really good or really bad (but we don’t sing Happy Birthday to the bad guys). We do something fun to help us learn about our birthday boy/girl, like our solar system art on Gallileo's birthday or coonskin caps for Davy Crockett's!