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The paragraphs below each contain MORE THAN 20 MISTAKES, ranging from spelling, verb tense, punctuation… Anything’s game!

Lower-level learners, try to find at least 10 errors. Is anyone up to the challenge of fixing everything? Give it your best shot; then, check your answer on the second page. If you have any questions, send me an e-mail and I can walk you through it.

All editing challenges are adapted from https://www.history.com/this-day-in-history (2022). Check out their site for more fun historical trivia!

oktoberfest, munich, dirndl

On This Day: October 12

Prost!” – that’s “Cheers!” with German, a important word to no if your planing on attend Oktoberfest.  These tradition, two weeks festival usually end on first Sunday of October, but the very fist celebration actually taken place on October 12 to 17 , 1810.  It is a wedding party, honored the nuptials by the crown prince of Bavaria, late King Louis I, but all the citizens of Munich was invited.  A ear later, a royal couple invited everywhere back to help commemorate there anniversary.  This time incorporating a agriculture fare as well.  Food and beverage boths gradually become the hart of the event today, Oktoberfest its observed all over World with lot of musics, pretzels, and, most important, bear.

On This Day: October 11

Life from New York.  It’s Saturday Night!”  This line have opened more than nine hundreds episodes of the icon comedy sketch show “Saturday Night Live” sense it’s first aired on october 11, 1975.  It’s one from the long-running shows in Television, poking funny at current events, american cultured, and especially political cast members had impersonated ever president form Ford to Biden.  Different celebrity “hosts” each weeks: comedian George Carlin is the first, seven years-old actresss Drew Barrymore was the younger, and ever tech billionaire Elon Musk gived it a shoot on 2021.  The show has a long history of jump-start cast member’s careers – like that of Adam Sandler and Eddie Murphy – and have inspired number of movies, two.

alhambra, courtyard, granada

On This Day: October 10

The battle of Tours maybe one of the most important fits youve never heared?  In October 10, 732, on modern-day France, christian and muslim forces clashed too determined the future of Europe, Spanish rebels have actually invited Moors form Morocco to help they seizing power in 710, but, once they’re, the Muslims doens’t wanted to leave.  They quick conquered Iberian Peninsula and started making plans move even farer East.  Until the Frankish King, Charles “the Hammer” Martel, stoped them by their tracks.  The Moors neven dared cross Pyrenees in so great forces again after that, fore better or worst.  Spain flourishing all by itself while European suffered threw the rest off the Dark Ages.

hoover dam, nevada, arizona

On This Day: October 9

Boasting nearly for million peoples.  Los angeles ranks as the two largest city in United States New York City it’s number one, and Chicago, threed.)  The “City of Angels started the 20nd century out barley one thousand hundred residents, but its population has exploded during the Roaring Twenty.  Quickly exhausting local sources from water – Californian is part by the great American Desert, afterall  .  In response the Hoover Dam was completing on October 9, 1936, that still supplyes both waters and electricities all over California and Arizona from the neighbored state of Nevada, hundred of miles a way.  Unfortunately, these source has nearly dry up as well.  How will the largest state can quench its thirsty then.

apocalypse, war, disaster

On This Day: October 8

Of all an natural disasters fire are alot least common then they use to be.  Thats because every thing used to been made outof would – even the streets?  At Chicago, the “windy city), for example, they’re used to were too fires day.  The famousest occurred on October 8, 1871.  All taked was one cow kicked over a lantern to set on a inferno that blazed four two days.  Nearly twenty thousands buildings destroyed, more than two hundred peoples dead, and one hundredth thousand was lefted unhomed.  It weren’t all bad, thou.  A new modern city was rebuild from the ashes to became one most important economy and transport centrals of it’s day.

army, weapon, bullets

On This Day: October 7

Was the longer war on U.S. history?  The Vietnam War it’s famous four massive protests, but only lasted ten ears.  The real winner draged on sew longer that most americans didnt even realise it still going on.  “Operation Enduring Freedom begun on October 7, 2001, as a invasion in two Taliban-controlling Afghanistan, to hunted down the 9/11 terrorist attacks ring leader, Osama Bin Laden.  It taken only won month to capture a capitol, but Bin Laden remains in hiding until 2011, ever after, the war continued to drag with, with US. forces tring to maintain the fragil peace, until 2021.  Sadly as soon as they leaved, the Taliban sized control once again.  Unravelling twenty year off hard work?

train, landscape, fog

On This Day: October 6

John and Simeon Reno invented a knew typo crime on October 6 1866 when he staged the first moving train robber.  Trains have been looted be fore this.  Sitting at the stations or leaved unguarded on freight yards, but the Reno Brothers genius was to held up railroad passengers in middle of now here, so they can take they’re time and no have to worried about the police showed up.  The idea was starting in indiana, but soon taked off through out West, where large somes of cash regular traveled both way a long the new transcontinental railroads?  Infamous Butch Cassidy and his gang becamed especially famous for this kind of thieves, that has romanticized in movies even sense.

traveller, world, ball

On This Day: October 5

Dave Kunst becamed the first people to walk all a way around the word (and have it independent verifyed) in October 5, 1974.  He starts out from Waseca, Minnesota for years earlier with her brother, Jhon, who killed by robbers at Afghanistan.  After the short break, Dave resumed his travels with other brother Peter who’s also dropped off later by healthy reasons.  Despite of every thing, Dave never gived up, by total, a journey taken 14.500 miles and 21 pairs of shoes.  Another american, Christian Evangelist Arthur Blessitt, is walked even further.  Starting in 1968 and still going!  He’d trekked over 43,000 mills (70,000 kilometers, threw 324 country, all the while to carry a twelfth-feet cross on him back.

sputnik, satellite, astronautics

On This Day: October 4

On Octuber 4 1957, Soviet Union maked herstory – and scarred the pants of the Americans by successfully launch Sputnik very first man-made satellite, in to space.  The name mean fellow traveler in Russian.  Near to foots wide, it could to travel a impressive 18,000 miles per our.  And circle the earth in just over an hour and an half.  It continued orbit the globe for three month before burned up in the atmosphere, these pushed the United States to steep up they’re own game, and they rushed too launch Explorer into space in January 31, 1958.  Buy that time however the Soviets, had already one-upped them again by shot the first lived creature into the space, Laika the dog.

courtroom, court, courthouse

On This Day: October 3

On United States, every one it’s “innocent until proved guilty,” not matter their crime.  That maxim come in very handy fore O.J. Simpson, famous athlete an television star, after he accused of murder his wife and her friend at 1994.  With a mountain of evidence again him, including DNA and lack any alibi.  This seemed like a easy, open-and-shut case.  Never the less, Simpsons lawyers – best that money could to buy – successful argued over a record-broken 252 days that her guilt no could be proving “beyond an reasonable dowt.”  On October 3, 1995, with 140 millions americans listening in, the jury only requires for hours of deliberation to return there unanimous verdict not guilty?

water, glass, liquid

On This Day: October 2

During pre-season train, 1965, university of Florida assistant foot ball coach Dewayne Douglas approached campus scientists for the big problem.  Him players can’t deal with the extreme heet.  To help Dr James Robert Cade and his teem of university researchers were developed a special beverage with salts and sugars, that speeded up the body’s process of replenish bodily fluids during exercise.  On Octeber 2, their named the finishing product Gatorade” on honor of the teams nickname, the gators (short by “alligator”.  Early versions tasted such terrible that they maid some players through up, but they’re are now almost two dozens of flavors.  Gatorade all so becamed center to a important football tradition twenty ears latter: pour a bucket above the winning coach’s of head.

action, athletes, audience

On This Day: October 1

Baseball fans, you are tired of wait until the end of month for championships starting?  The Pittsburgh Pirates beet the Boston Americans during the berry first World Series on October 1, 1903.  The games was broadcast on Tv for first time on September 30 1947 (Yankees vs Dodgers.  Babe Ruth make history that some day on 1927 by hiting his sixtyth home run, thirty-for years and won day later, Roger Maris breaked Ruths’ record by hitting a 61rd homerun, but hed also had a extra twelfth games to urn them.  Major League baseball’s schedule changed one again in 2001, when the 9-11 terrorist attacks delays the season in to November, where its stayed ever sense.