How to remember dates and events in history
Memory involves recalling and retrieving Information.
Recalling general Information that affects your life may be simple for most healthy Individuals.
Remembering facts such as Dates and names in history, However may be more challenging.
learning and using memory strategies can improve your ability to remember such a information.
Remembering the dates and events in history is the toughest part for the students which makes them feel frustrated while studying and examinations. And most importantly when you give a desirable time to remember it and still we keep forgetting historical dates often.
We always find a technique and ways to remember those dates and events.
lets make it little easy,
- Repeating the Information in a rhythmic pattern such as song or poem, May help improve memory dates and names in history.
“Remember, remember the 14th of November. Remember 14th of November, Birth of India’s 1st prime minister Remember, Children’s day and world diabetes day is misremember.
“In fourteen hundred and ninety two, Columbus sailed the ocean blue.”
- To store information in long term memory use multiple senses when reviewing the information. Write down the information read it and say it aloud. Try to write the information chronologically or alphabetically.
- Use visual images, Sounds or smells for remembering the events.
If you want to remember Netaji subhashchandra Bose.
Just recall it by saying subhash at his age of 23 in month of January won the 1891 meter marathon.
There are many more tricks to recall the dates and events to make memory strong.
Take a look for a technique that will make it very simple and easy to remember.
Just follow these three easy steps,
Create a Dateroni table
Create a historical event into a funny word or a simple word.
- Co-relate that word with the event.
Let,s go with the very 1st step, i.e Creating a Dateroni table.
For that just write down the number from 0-9 vertically in a table with alphabets a except A,E,I,O,U
So it become like,
0 corresponds to B and N
1 corresponds to C and P
2 corresponds to D and Q and so as like this continue till 9.
- So moving towards the 2nd step, Let’s take a example of any event in history.
♦The Indian rebellion of 1857, North India’s first war of Independence or we can say North India’s First struggle for independence.
So according to the 1st step,
1 belongs to C and P
8 belongs to L and X
5 Belongs to H and t
7 belongs to K and W
so for remembering this date, considering last letters 5 and 7.
will take T and K and using vowels create a word with these letters.
So will take ‘TOOK’ to remember the rebellion of 1857.
As we can take this as The Indian Rebellion of 1857 “TOOK” place at Meerut.
So here is the easiest way to remember the hardest dates and the events in a tricky way.
History isn’t that hard if you follow these tips. Make it easy and simple.
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