Thursday, July 5, 2007

Birthday Meme Tag

Turtle Parade tagged me with this Birthday Meme! Her rules: go to Wikipedia type in your birthday (only month and day). Then you list 3 events, 2 births, 1 holiday, and then you tag 5 friends. I thought this was educational and fun (and could not adhere to all the rules). Do yours and post it in the comments!

-SEPTEMBER 27-
Events
1540 - The Society of Jesus (the Jesuits) receives its charter from Pope Paul III.
1821 - Mexico gains its independence from Spain.
1998 - Google is established.

Births
1722 - Samuel Adams, American revolutionary leader (d. 1803)
1961 - Irvine Welsh, Scottish writer (Trainspotting)

Deaths
1660 - Vincent de Paul, French saint (b. 1580)
1917 - Edgar Degas, French painter (b. 1834)
1921 - Engelbert Humperdinck, German composer (b. 1854)

Holiday
World Tourism Day

3 comments:

wrestling kitties said...

FUN!

Events:
* 1889 - At high noon, thousands rush to claim land in the Land Run of 1889. Within hours the cities of Oklahoma City and Guthrie are formed with populations of at least 10,000.
*1970 - First Earth Day celebrated.
*1993 - The web browser Mosaic version 1.0 is released.


Birthday’s: (I like this one!!)
*1610 - Pope Alexander VIII
*1923 - Aaron Spelling, American television producer (d. 2006)
*1937 - Jack Nicholson, American actor
*1966 - Jeffrey Dean Morgan, American actor


Holiday:
*Earth Day YAY!!!!

ksway said...

SEPTEMBER 23RD

Events
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1846 - Discovery of the planet, Neptune
1962 - The Jetsons aired for the first time
1980 - Bob Marley's last concert

Births
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63 BC - Augustus Caesar, Roman Emperor (d. 14)
1869 - Mary Mallon, also known as Typhoid Mary, first carrier of typhoid

Deaths
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1935 - the first two victims of the Cleveland Torso Murderer
1939 - Sigmund Freud, Austrian psychiatrist
2006 - Etta Baker, American blues guitarist

Holiday
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Celebrate Bisexuality Day was first recognized in 1999 and is observed mainly in the U.S., Canada, Europe, and Australia.

AWESOME!! Now i have 2 things to celebrate on my birthday!!

Iris Took said...

Ksway - we can have a Birthday Bi-Party for you this year :)