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Sunday, May 06, 2007

Birthday Meme

Meme (courtesy of Travis).

Go to wikipedia and look up your birthDAY (ie. not year) then list the following.

3 events that happened on that day in history (30 June):

1882
Charles Guiteau hanged in Washington, DC for the shooting death of President James Garfield.

1905
Albert Einstein publishes the article "On the Electrodynamics of Moving Bodies", where he introduces special relativity.
1997
The first book in the award winning Harry Potter series by J. K. Rowling is published.

2 important birthdays:

1899
Harry Shields, American jazz clarinetist (d. 1971)

1966
Mike Tyson, American boxer

1 death:

350
Nepotianus, Roman usurper

4 comments:

Bond said...

hangings and books... one cool musician and one weird boxer... interesting birthday.

the108 said...

Oooohhh.... I'm going to do this :-)

Travis said...

Woooooooooooo for Harry Potter!

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