October 8, 2021

Today’s Events & Happenings in History

October 8, 1956.
The first perfect game in Major League Baseball World Series was played! New York Yankees’ Don Larsen pitched the only no-hitter game against the Brooklyn Dodgers.

Prompt: What’s the first thing you would you do if you won the World Series?

Word of the Day

To confuse or bewilder someone.

Prompt: Use “bamfuzzle” in a paragraph.

Today’s Awesome Person in History

Lin-Manuel Miranda:
A very influential Latino actor, singer, lyricist, composer, playwright, and producer. He created and starred in two Broadway musicals—In the Heights and Hamilton. He also wrote music for Disney's Moana!

Prompt: Have you ever seen a musical theater production? What is your favorite one and why?

Math Problem of the Day

A zombie lives in a cemetery. The cemetery is 48 feet long and 36 feet wide. If the cemetery is a rectangle, what is its perimeter?