Friday, April 11, 2008

My Day

Swiped from Solonor via Sherri

This is what you do:

1. Go to Wikipedia and type in your birthday.
2. Find 3 events that happened on that day.
3. Find 2 other people who were born that day.
4. Find 1 holiday that is celebrated on that day.
I'm going to add a bit. (Added by Sherri)
5. Find 2 other people who died on that day.
Because (she's) morbid like that."

Events:
  • 1349 - The Jewish population of Basel, Switzerland, believed by the residents to be the cause of the ongoing bubonic plague, were rounded up and incinerated.

  • 1858 - Anson Jones, the last President of the Republic of Texas, commits suicide.

  • 1905 - According to the Julian Calendar which was used at the time, Russian workers stage a march on the Winter Palace that ends in the massacre by Tsarist troops known as Bloody Sunday, setting off the Russian Revolution of 1905.


  • Birthdays:
  • 1929 - Dorothea Puente, American serial killer

  • 1881 - Edouard Beaupré, horse lifter (d. 1904)


  • Holiday:
  • Black Nazarene feast in the Quiapo district, Manila, Philippines


  • Deaths:
  • 1873 - Emperor Napoleon III of France (b. 1808)

  • 1947 - Karl Mannheim, German sociologist (b. 1893)
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    Saturday, April 05, 2008

    Stuff You Find

    "Mean people only pass through your life unless you invite them to become part of it."

    Not sure if it's an original quote or not, but found it during my reading of the internets today. Found it here. Something to try and remember I think. Thanks Fatman.

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