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