||[Mar. 2nd, 2010|01:50 am]
Go to Wikipedia and type in your birthday (month and day). Then you write down 3 events, 3 births, 3 deaths, 3 holidays, and tag 3 friends.|
1912 – William H. Van Schaick, captain of the steamship General Slocum which caught fire and killed over 1,000 people, is pardoned by U.S. President William Howard Taft after three-and-a-half-years in Sing Sing prison.
1946 – Start of the First Indochina War.
1983 – The original FIFA World Cup trophy, the Jules Rimet Trophy, is stolen from the headquarters of the Brazilian Football Confederation in Rio de Janeiro.
1899 – Martin Luther King, Sr., American baptist minister and father of Civil Rights activist, Martin Luther King, Jr (d. 1984)
1944 – Zal Yanovsky, Canadian guitarist (The Lovin' Spoonful) (d. 2002)
1980 – Jake Gyllenhaal, American actor
1327 – Agnes of France, Duchess of Burgundy
1993 – Michael Clarke, American drummer (The Byrds) (b. 1946)
2009 – Kim Peek, American prodigious savant and inspiration for the 1988 film Rain Man (b. 1951)
Liberation day – Goa
R.C. Saints – O Radix
Roman festivals – Opalia
And I tag summersdream, speakssoftly, and nick_mjr