October 20, 2021

Today’s Events & Happenings in History

October 20, 1803
The United States Senate ratified the Louisiana Purchase, purchasing the land that is now considered the Midwest.

For more: watch this video from Pursuit of History on The Louisiana Purchase.

Quote of the Day

"I may not be there yet but I am closer than I was yesterday."

Prompt: do you find that you procrastinate or like to get things done quickly? Why?

Today's Brain Break!

Try some facial gymnastics! Wiggle your eyebrows up and down as fast as you can. Then try to raise one eyebrow at a time.

Math Problem of the Day

There are 3 ghosts at the Halloween party. Each ghost scares 10 people. How many total people do the ghosts scare?