Wednesday, November 22, 2006

Birthday Meme

I have been tagged to do the following by Cally's Kitchen

The instructions:

1) Go to Wikipedia
2) In the search box, type your birth month and day but not the year.
3) List three events that happened on your birthday
4) List two important birthdays and one death
5) One holiday or observance (if any)

Here are mine:

Three things that happened on my birthday

1399 - Henry IV is proclaimed King of England.

1949 - The Berlin Airlift ends

1967 - BBC Radio 1 is launched; the BBC's other national radio stations also adopt numeric names. Tony Blackburn presents the first show.

Two important birthdays and one death

1924 - Truman Capote, American author (d. 1984)

1945 - Ehud Olmert, twelfth Prime Minister of Israel.

1955 - James Dean, American actor (automobile accident) (b. 1931)

Holidays and Observations

RC Saints - Saint Jerome

Botswana - Independence Day (1966)

São Tomé and Príncipe - Agricultural Reform (Nationalization) Day

French Republican Calendar - Panais (Parsnip) Day, ninth day in the Month of Vendémiaire

Tagging:- Kerron, The Moderators of Fisking Central, Jo, Iain, Tim, Paul Linford, Miranda, any blogger named Andrew, Louise, Prague Tory, Jonathan.


Dave said...

oooohh arhhhh.... interesting!

Paul Burgin said...

Should be!
Just read your blog, that was oooooh arhhhh... interesting as well! ;)

Louise said...

My birthday is a bit boring - one of the days of Christmas, the holiday for people who don't get any other holidays.....

Cheers I enjoyed that one.

Paul Burgin said...

I know the pain of that. One of my relatives has their birthday on January 2nd! :/