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Dipship

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#11 14 years ago

On my birthday in:

1305 - William Wallace is executed.

1785 - Oliver Hazard Perry, U.S. naval officer is born.

1819 - Oliver Hazard Perry dies.

1942 - World War II: Beginning of the Battle of Stalingrad.

1947 - Keith Moon, English singer and drummer (The Who) is born.

1960 - In Equatorial Guinea, the world's largest frog (3.3 kg) is caught.

1970 - River Phoenix, American actor is born.

... and in Swaziland it's Umhlanga Day, annually.


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Scientist Dr. Professor

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#12 14 years ago

1785 - Oliver Hazard Perry, U.S. naval officer is born.

1819 - Oliver Hazard Perry dies.

He sure got some birthday present.




Dipship

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#13 14 years ago

Yeah, sux2bhim.

I lolled.


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Polska

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#14 14 years ago

Now find someone who was born on April 20th and you got a matching set.




DnC

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#15 14 years ago
Killer Kyle;3379461 Be careful not to go nuts (schizophrenic).

Damn! Too late!




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#16 14 years ago

i think that i am happy more than you




The_Yoki

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#17 14 years ago
Dipship;3379480On my birthday in: ... 1947 - Keith Moon, English singer and drummer (The Who) is born. ...

:bows:

Anyway, mine are:

1173 - Construction of the (Leaning) Tower of Pisa begins, and it takes two centuries to complete.

1936 - Summer Olympic Games: Games of the XI Olympiad: Jesse Owens wins his fourth gold medal at the games becoming the first American to win four medals in one Olympic Games.

1945 - World War II: An atomic bomb, codenamed Fat Man, is dropped on the city of Nagasaki, Japan killing an estimated 70,000-90,000 people.

1974 - As a direct result of the Watergate scandal, Richard Nixon becomes the first President of the United States to resign from office. His Vice President, Gerald Ford, becomes president.

1986 - Knebworth Park, Stevenage, UK sees the final live performance of rock band Queen with lead singer Freddie Mercury.

2006 - Mexican fishermen get rescued near the Marshall Islands after being lost nine months in the sea, eating raw fish and birds. (:lol:)

1962 - Hermann Hesse, German-born writer, Nobel Prize Laureate dies.

1995 - Jerry Garcia, American guitarist (Grateful Dead) dies.

1996 - Sir Frank Whittle, invented the jet engine dies.




Nittany Tiger Advanced Member

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#18 14 years ago

Link me to that website. I never did do that "what famous things happened on your birthday" thing.

The_Yoki 1996 - Sir Frank Whittle, invented the jet engine dies.

That sentence implies he died while making the jet engine.




The_splurge

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#19 14 years ago

www.wikipedia.org Just type in your birthday and voila! 1843 - Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol is first published. 1862 - American Civil War: General Ulysses S. Grant issues General Order No. 11, expelling Jews from Tennessee, Mississippi, and Kentucky. 1903 - The Wright Brothers make the first powered heavier-than-air flight in the Wright Flyer at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. 1919 - Uruguay becomes a signatory to the Buenos Aires copyright treaty. 1935 - First flight of the Douglas DC-3 airplane. 1939 - World War II: Battle of the River Plate - The Admiral Graf Spee is scuttled by Captain Hans Langsdorff outside Montevideo. 1944 - World War II: Battle of the Bulge - Malmedy massacre - American 285th Field Artillery Observation Battalion POWs are shot by Waffen-SS Kampfgruppe Peiper. 1983 - The IRA bomb Harrods Department Store in London, killing seven pe 1983 - The IRA bomb Harrods Department Store in London, killing seven people. 1989 - The first episode of The Simpsons airs on FOX. 1770 - (Baptism) - Ludwig van Beethoven, German composer (d. 1827) Just some of the wonderful things that happened on my birthday. The exact day I was born, Fox celebrated by airing the first episode of the simpsons. Honest.




darkclone

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#20 14 years ago

Not quite as interesting as being born on the same day as the Simpsons :(