Thursday, April 19, 2007

Birthday Meme

The rules are:
1) Go to Wikipedia
2) In the search box, type your birth month and day but not the year.
3) List three events that happened on your birthday
4) List two important birthdays and one death
5) One holiday or observance (if any)
6) Tag other bloggers to complete

November 13

EVENTS:

1. 1849 - Charles Dickens watches the public hanging of husband and wife murderers Frederick and Maria Manning at Horsemonger Lane Gaol, London, an event that prompted a condemnatory letter to The Times and a character (Hortense) in Bleak House.

2. 1960 - Sammy Davis, Jr. marries Swedish actress May Britt. Interracial marriage was still illegal in 31 US states out of 50.

3. 2001 - War on Terrorism: In the first such act since World War II, US President George W. Bush signs an executive order allowing military tribunals against any foreigners suspected of having connections to terrorist acts or planned acts on the United States.

BIRTHDAYS:

1. 1955 - Whoopi Goldberg, American actress, comedian, and singer

2. 1967 - Jimmy Kimmel, American comedian and talk-show host

3. 867 - Pope Nicholas I

EVENTS:

1. Roman festivals - Iovis epulum; feast of Feronia

2. Day of the pupusa - El Salvador

Okay not it is your turn, I am tagging:

Jenny from http://blogs.chron.com/mamadrama/, http://othejoys.blogspot.com/index.html and, http://roomconqueso.blogspot.com/.

C'mon ladies, I want to know what happened on your birthdays!! :)

PS. Thanks Holly for the fun meme!

4 comments:

Stephanie said...

A hanging on your birthday.

Um, sounds...festive?

That is a fun meme, though.

yerdoingitwrong said...

You share a bday with Jimmy Kimmel and Whoopi Goldberg? How cool is that. They are both hilarious. I share a birthday with the scandalous Winona Ryder. ugh.

Queen of the Mayhem said...

Interesting all the things that have happened on your birthday!


LOVE Jimmy Kimmel! Have you seen him on Dancing with the Stars? HILARIOUS!

Whoopi....not so much! :)

Jill said...

Um, I wont do this...because...my birthday is November 13 too!!!