November 19, 2021
Today’s Events & Happenings in History
President Abraham Lincoln delivers his Gettysburg address beginning; "Four score and seven years ago..."
Writing Prompt of the Day
Today’s Awesome Person in History
Winner of the Nobel Peace Prize in 1989.
The Dalai Lama is the highest spiritual leader of the people of Tibet. In 1959, the current Dalai Lama was forced into exile after the Chinese military occupation of Tibet. Living in India, he has spent the years since advocating a peaceful resolution to the conflict between his people and China (for which he won his prize), as well as spreading a general message of peace throughout the rest of the world.