Thursday, May 24, 2007

What happened on your birthday?

Thanks to Monkeygirl for posting this cool blog meme. It works like this:
1. Go to Wikipedia and put in your birthday, without the year, in the search bar.
2. List on your blog 3 events, 2 births, 1 death and 1 holiday that happens(ed) on your birthday.

Here are mine for March 7:

3 events:

  1. 321 - Roman Emperor Constantine I decrees that the dies Solis Invicti (sun-day) is the day of rest in the Empire.
  2. 1850 - United States Senator Daniel Webster gives his "Seventh of March" speech in which he endorses the Compromise of 1850 in order to prevent a possible civil war.
  3. 2006 - Apple Inc. is granted the patent to their revolutionary device, the iPod. (patent # D516,576)

2 births:

  1. 1942 - Tammy Faye Bakker, American evangelist
  2. 1946 - Peter Wolf, American musician (J Geils Band)

1 death:
1999 - Stanley Kubrick, American film director (b. 1928)

1 holiday:
Official "Metallica Day" in San Francisco, CA (enacted by Mayor Willie Brown in 1999).

Some of these are really fun. Metallica Day? LOL. I feel honored :-)

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