Saturday, December 09, 2006

Birthday Meme...

The Rules:
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)


Three events that happened on my birthday:
1913 - New York City's Grand Central Terminal opens as the world's largest train station
1803 - The United States Senate ratifies the Louisiana Purchase
1979 - Convicted bank robber Patty Hearst is released from prison after her sentence was commuted by President Jimmy Carter.
1994 - In Portland, Oregon Tonya Harding's ex-husband Jeff Gillooly pleads guilty for his role in attacking figure skater Nancy Kerrigan.

Two births and one death that happened on my birthday:
b. 1968 - Pauly Shore, American actor
b. 1844 - G. Stanley Hall, American psychologist
d. 1851- Mary Shelley, English author (b. 1797)

And one holiday observance:
Imbolc- the first day of Spring in Ireland (Irish Calendar)

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