Saturday, June 3, 2006

Wiki your birthday

Go to Wikipedia and look up your birth day (excluding the year). List three or four neat facts, two births and one death in your journal, including the year. Mine: June 28th

1838 - The coronation of Victoria of the United Kingdom
1894 - Labor Day becomes an official US holiday
1938 - A 450 metric ton meteorite struck the earth in an empty field near Chicora, Pennsylvania
1997 - Boxer Mike Tyson is disqualified from WBA title re-match, for biting off part of the ear of his opponent Evander Holyfield

1577 - Peter Paul Rubens, Belgian painter (painted fat chicks like me!!)
1966 - John Cusack, American actor (ahhh, lust lust!)

2004 - Mattie Stepanek, American poet (b. 1990)

1 comment:

Vicki Nicole said...

I just did it, was fun
Mine: May 5th

4 neat facts:
1809 - Mary Kies becomes the first woman awarded a U.S. patent, for a technique of weaving straw with silk and thread.
1862 - Cinco de Mayo in Mexico: Troops led by Ignacio Zaragoza halt a French invasion in the Battle of Puebla.
1893 - Panic of 1893: Crash on the New York Stock Exchange starts a depression.
1964 - 5 May is declared Europe Day on the 25th anniversary of the Council of Europe.

1973 - Tina Yothers, American actress , she starred in on that tv show with Michael J. fox, i forget the name of it
1981 - Craig David, British singer (OMG I love Craig David, I didn't know we shared a birthday)

1921 - Alfred Hermann Fried, Austrian writer and pacifist, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (b. 1864)