April 5, 2007

Wikipedia Birthday History

MarillaAnne opened the Wikipedia meme to all who wanted to search Wikipedia. Who doesn't want to do that? Here are the guidelines and below that are my results. You can tag specific people or open it to all your readers.
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.

Events - i had no idea so much happened on May 6th:
(there are a lot of war events as well)

1536 - King Henry VIII orders translated Bibles be placed in every church.

1816 - The American Bible Society is founded in New York City.

1861 - American Civil War: Arkansas secedes from the Union.

1954 - Roger Bannister becomes the first person to run the mile in under four minutes.

2004 - US TV series Friends ends after 10 seasons

1856 - Sigmund Freud, Austrian psychiatrist (d. 1939)1915 - Orson Welles, American director (d. 1985)

1953 - Tony Blair, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

2006 - Lillian Asplund, last American RMS Titanic survivor (b. 1906)

Holiday & Observances:
Feast days in the Roman Catholic Church

0 What do you think?: