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Monday, March 19, 2007

My husband, Sheep Days, tagged me with this meme.

1. Go to wikipedia and type in your birthday, month and day only. (July 6)

2. List events that occurred on that day that interest you.
1415 - Jan Hus is burned at the stake.

1535 - Sir Thomas More, author of Utopia and one time Lord Chancellor of England, is executed for treason by King Henry VIII after refusing to agree to Henrys' decision to separate the English church from the Roman Catholic church.
1885 - Louis Pasteur successfully tests his vaccine against rabies.
1942 - Anne Frank and her family went into hiding in the "Secret Annexe" above her father's office in an Amsterdam warehouse.
1974 - The radio program A Prairie Home Companion makes its first live broadcast.
1977 -- well... this one is obvious...
2006 - Felipe Calderon is elected President of Mexico after a very close election.

3. List a few birthdays.

1907 - Frida Kahlo, Mexican painter
1925 - Bill Haley, American singer
1927 - Janet Leigh, American actress
1946 - Sylvester Stallone, American actor
1953 - Nanci Griffith, American singer
1976 - 50 Cent, American rapper

4. List a death.

Other than Jan Hus and Sir Thomas More, 1998 - Roy Rogers, American actor (b. 1911)

5. List a holiday or observance.

6. Tag some other bloggers.

3 Comments:

  1. Liz said...
    You forgot to tell that you have always been early, in fact, came into the world early. I was sucheduled to give birth to you on July 7th, 1977 but you had different ideas. Some things never change!(Pity your dad whose birthday is the same as Hitler's!)
    Iris said...
    Alex, "Dubya", and "Fiddy-Cent"- that would be some strange, and perhaps violent, birthday party!
    more cows than people said...
    thanks for the tag! i'll get to it tomorrow!

    o.k. dubya sucks, but nanci griffith- now that's pretty sweet! and some very cool things have happened on your birthday.

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