Friday, May 25, 2007

Wikipedia Is All Knowing

I stole this from Mielikki, who stole it from Monkey-Girl.

Go to Wikipedia, type in the month and day of your birth, and then list 3 events, 2 births and a holiday that fell on that day. Here are mine:


Holiday: World Food Day

Birth: 1854 Oscar Wilde (Irish writer)
Birth: 1977 John Mayer, American Musician

Event: 1916 Margaret Sanger founds Planned Parenthood by opening the first U.S. birth control clinic.
Event: 1922 The Walt Disney Company is founded by Walt Disney & his brother, Roy Disney.
Event: 1962 Cuban Missle Crisis between the United States & Cuba began.

6 comments:

reformattingmybrain said...

Wow, this is cool - here's mine

Events:
781 - The oldest recorded eruption of Mt. Fuji
1981 - 42-day strike of Major League Baseball ends in the United States.
1999 - Discovery Program: Lunar Prospector - NASA intentionally crashes the spacecraft into the Moon, thus ending its mission to detect frozen water on the moon's surface.

Births:
1943 - Lobo, American singer and songwriter
1978 - Will Champion, English drummer (Coldplay)

Holiday:
La Hae Hawai‘i - Hawaiian Flag Day.

Freckle Face Girl said...

I'm going to copy you. :)

Lydia said...

Nice idea!

Holiday: Silence Day - celebrated by followers of Meher Baba

Birth: 1834 - James McNeil Whistler, American painter
Birth: 1943 - Arthur Ashe, American tennis player

Event: 988 - The City of Dublin is founded on the banks of the river Liffey.
Event: 1925 - Scopes Trial: In Dayton, Tennessee, the so-called "Monkey Trial" begins with John T. Scopes, a young high school science teacher, accused of teaching evolution in violation of a Tennessee state law.
Event: 1985 - Greenpeace vessel Rainbow Warrior is bombed and sunk in Auckland, New Zealand Harbor by French DGSE agents.

Churlita said...

I'll have to wait until I get home for that.

l.b. said...

Oooohhh, this is so going on my blog!

Jaybird said...

Here's mine:
Holiday: Canada Day - national holiday of Canada

Birth: 1906 – Estee Lauder, American entrepreneur
Birth: 1952 – Dan Aykroyd, Canadian actor
Birth: 1977 – Liv Tyler,
American actress

Event: 1984 - The PG-13 rating is introduced by the MPAA.
Event: 1979 - Sony introduces the Walkman.
Event: 1972 - First gay pride march in England