This Day in History For Kids: 1001 Remarkable Moments & Fascinating Facts


Author: Dan Bova


Illustrator: Russell Shaw

*Signed Copies, Available While Supplies Last!*

An exciting, visual adventure through history with day-by-day accounts of extraordinary events, notable people, and incredible inventions for kids ages 8-12.

History comes alive in this beautifully illustrated book with bite-size facts (along with a touch of humor) that will engage and entertain young curious minds. 

Jam-packed with important events, inspiring accomplishments by remarkable people, and groundbreaking inventions, this super-fun fact-filled book, the first kids book from History Channel, includes the most interesting historical facts--from early civilization up to the 21st century all around the world for every day of the year. 

Each day’s entry includes multiple events that occurred on that day in history along with charming original illustrations and photography. Plus, readers are prompted to recall their own remarkable milestones, helping them to consider their place in history. Inside, kids will discover:

  • Historic events that happened on their birthday
  • Major moments in sports
  • Groundbreaking events and famous military battles
  • Fearless explorers, inventors and freedom fighters
  • Record-breaking stunts
  • Weird and wacky holidays
  • Incredible dinosaur discoveries, and much more!

A great gift for an up-and-coming history buff and an engaging resource for the classroom, this book offers a fresh twist on history, looking into the past and letting you recall your own.