Tuesday, March 20, 2007

My First Meme!

Sheep Days tagged me...

1. Go to wikipedia and type in your birthday, month and day only. (July 28)

2. List events that occurred on that day that interest you.
1493 - Great fire in Moscow.
1540 - Thomas Cromwell is executed on order from Henry VIII of England on charges of treason.
1794 - Maximilien Robespierre is guillotined in front of a cheering crowd, for sending thousands of others to a similar fate during the French Revolution.
1914 - World War I begins
1945 - A US Army B-25 bomber accidentally crashes into the 79th floor of the Empire State Building killing 14 injuring 26.

3. List a few birthdays.
1804 - Ludwig Feuerbach, German philosopher
1866 - Beatrix Potter, English author
1901 - Rudy Vallee, American entertainer
1929 - Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, First Lady of the United States
1943 - Bill Bradley, American basketball player and politician
1948 - Sally Struthers, American actress
1954 - Hugo Chávez, President of Venezuela

4. List a death (I'll list two...it's a tough day for composers!)
1741 - Antonio Vivaldi, Italian composer
1750 - Johann Sebastian Bach, German composer

5. List a holiday or observance. (if any)
Faroe Islands - Ólavsøka Eve

1 comment:

Brett said...

Very nice! Very august bunch in the birthday column.