November 17, 2021

Today’s Events & Happenings in History

November 17, 1869
The Suez Canal in Egypt opened. It was the first water route to link the Mediterranean and Red seas.

For more: Watch this video that shows why the Suez canal is so important!

Quote of the Day

"What is a friend? I will tell you … it is someone with whom you dare to be yourself."
–Frank Crane

For more: Who is your best friend and why?

Today's Brain Break!

Have a silent cheer session! Stand up and silently cheer and gesture in celebration. How animated can you get?!

Math Problem of the Day

Caleb flies to his family’s house for Thanksgiving. If the trip is 2,607 miles each way, how many miles will he fly in all?