I’ve just borrowed this little exercise from Daisies Blog (I’m not even sure how I came across it) which I thought might be interesting.
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)
1305 – William Wallace, who led Scottish resistance to England, is captured by the English near Glasgow and transported to London for trial and execution.
1962 – Marilyn Monroe is found dead in her home.
1993 – Popular trading card game Magic: The Gathering is released. First collectible card game to date.
1862 – Joseph Merrick, The Elephant Man
1930 – Neil Armstrong, astronaut
2000 – Sir Alec Guinness, British actor
Holiday or Observance:
Croatia – Victory and Homeland Thanksgiving Day.
…and it was!