October 11, 2021

Today’s Events & Happenings in History

October 11, 1984.
Kathryn D. Sullivan was the first American woman to walk in space!

For more: Sullivan was a geologist and crew woman on three Space Shuttle missions. Watch this video where she talks about what it’s like to walk in space and dive seven miles below sea level.

Writing Prompt of the Day

Name two characters from different books that you think might be good friends. Why?

Today’s Awesome Person in History

Ellen Ochoa:
The first Latina in space in 1993. She was an engineer and mission specialist on Space Shuttle Discovery.

Prompt: If you could be the first person to do something, what would it be and why?

Math Problem of the Day

Samantha visited 132 houses while trick-or-treating. Andy trick-or-treated at 168 houses. How many more houses did Andy visit than Samantha?