|Birth date events meme
||[Jun. 29th, 2007|02:40 pm]
New cool meme! Gacked from vatergrrl...thanks!
Go to Wikipedia and type in your birthday month and day only. Then post three events, two births and one holiday that occurred on your birthday.
1804 - Louisiana Purchase: In St. Louis, a formal ceremony is conducted to transfer ownership of Louisiana Territory from France to the United States.
1876 - Alexander Graham Bell makes the first successful telephone call by saying "Mr. Watson, come here, I want to see you."
1982 - Syzygy: all 9 planets align on the same side of the Sun.
Births: (Ok, with these there is NO way I could just pick two. I needed to share the infamous ones, but I had to put some positive ones in there too or it's just too depressing)
1928 - James Earl Ray, American assassin (d. 1998)
1957 - Osama bin Laden, Saudi-born Islamic extremist
The more positive:
1940 - Chuck Norris, American actor and martial artist
1977 - Shannon Miller, American gymnast
TIbetan Uprising Day