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Old 03-31-08, 09:25 PM   #1
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Famous Events/Births/Deaths On Your Birthday

What Famous Stuff/People have happened/were born/died on your b-day?? (you can find out on wikipedia)


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JULY 22

EVENTS:
1099 - First Crusade: Godfrey of Bouillon elected first Defender of the Holy Sepulchre of The Kingdom of Jerusalem.
1793 - Alexander Mackenzie reaches the Pacific Ocean becoming the first Euro-American to complete a transcontinental crossing north of Mexico.
1933 - Wiley Post becomes first person to fly solo around the world traveling 15,596 miles in 7 days, 18 hours and 45 minutes.
1999 - The first version of MSN Messenger was released by Microsoft.

BIRTHS:
1510 - Alessandro de' Medici, Duke of Florence (d. 1537)
1923 - Bob Dole, American politician
1932 - Oscar De la Renta, Dominican-born fashion designer
1940 - Alex Trebek, Canadian-born game show host
1946 - Danny Glover, American actor
1955 - Willem Dafoe, American actor
1964 - John Leguizamo, Colombian actor
1964 - David Spade, American comedian
1973 - Rufus Wainwright, Canadian singer

DEATHS:
1676 - Pope Clement X (b. 1590)
1934 - John Dillinger, American bank robber (b. 1903)
2006 - José Antonio Delgado, Venezuelan mountain climber (b. 1965)
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Old 03-31-08, 11:28 PM   #2
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Re: Famous Events/Births/Deaths On Your Birthday

Ah'll look up the others, bc I remember only that Einstein and I share a birthdate.

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I don't know what famous events happened on my b-day (Feb. 3rd), but my paternal grandfather died on my 1st birthday and my maternal grandfather had a stroke the day after my birthday which killed him 11 days later. My birthday was the last one he celebrated in his life....I got to spend his last "living" evening with him. I think it's kinda weird.....

I'll look up famous stuff and post later.....
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History Channel has a kool page for this. Here's mine.
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awesome! Lizzie Borden!!!
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Mine is easy. My birthday is on the anniversary of John F. Kennedy's assassination.
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I'm a fire cracker. July 4.

Glad and sad. Thomas Jefferson died on this day.

I also have to put up with the same oh, same oh picnic ......
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I'm pretty sure that "Sensational" Queen Sherry has the same birthday as me
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I'm a fire cracker. July 4.

Glad and sad. Thomas Jefferson died on this day.

I also have to put up with the same oh, same oh picnic ......
You can come up and join me in Canada..then your bday would just be any old day! You could try something new like paintballing, bowling or fighting giant panda robots.
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okay well. I really wanted to participate in this thread. But wiki is taking FOREVER to load.
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