Saturday, April 07, 2007

Birthday Meme

Beth at I Should Be Folding Laundry tagged me for a Birthday Meme. I procrastinated for several days, but you know what? This was really interesting to do!

1. Go to Wikipedia and type in your Birthday Month and day only.
2. List 3 Events that occurred that day.
3. List 2 important Birth days.
4. List 1 Death.
5. List a Holiday or Observance. (if any)
6. Tag 5 other bloggers.

June 11 is the 162nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (163rd in leap years), with 203 days remaining

3 Events

  1. 1184 BC - Trojan War: Troy was sacked and burned, according to the calculations of Eratosthenes.
  2. 1776 - Continental Congress appoints Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Roger Sherman, and Robert R. Livingston to a committee to draft a declaration of independence.
  3. 2001 - Timothy McVeigh is executed for his role in the Oklahoma City bombing.

2 Important Birth days
  1. 1913 - Vince Lombardi, American football coach (d. 1970)
  2. 1959 - Hugh Laurie, English actor and comedian (House!)

1 Death
  1. 1979 - John Wayne (born Marion Morrison), American actor (b. 1907)
A Holiday or Observance
  1. Kamehameha Day, official state holiday of Hawaii, United States, in honor of its first monarch, celebrated with floral parades, hula competition, and festivals

5 people I tag (except I'm only tagging 3):

Kristin at Redneck Diva
dcrmom at Musings of a Housewife
Wendy at A Day in Our Life

4 comments:

dcrmom said...

Fun!!

Wendy said...

UH Oh! Guess I have something to write about huh?? Will try to do it tomorrow or Monday! :) Should be interesting...

Redneck. Diva. said...

Yahoo! You know how I love a good meme! I'll get on it...uhh....tomorrow!!

shoeaddict said...

Hugh Laurie is AMAZING