Thursday, March 22, 2007

Birthday Meme

Rethabile tagged me for the birthday meme. This was great! Thank you brother. I found out some interesting facts about my birthday, August 13th.


Go to Wikipedia and type in your birthday, month and day only

1. List 3 events that occurred on that day List 2 important birthdays
2. List one notable death
3. List a holiday or observance (if any)
Finally: Tag five of your friends.

1. List 3 events that occurred on that day:

1415 - Hundred Years' War: Henry V of England lands at Chef-en-Caux, France with 8000 men.

1960 - The Central African Republic declares independence from France.

1987 - U.S. President Ronald Reagan assumes responsibility for his role in the Iran-Contra scandal.
2. List 2 important birthdays:

1926 - Fidel Castro, Cuban revolutionary and politician
1948 - Kathleen Battle, American soprano

3. List one notable death:
1946 - H. G. Wells, English writer (b. 1866)

4. List a holiday or observance (if any):
International Lefthanders Day.


This was fun! I would like to tag Jenelly Bean, Xavier and DanceWithMe if they're game. I welcome others who would like to join in too. Peace~

11 comments:

Shai said...

Wow! My daughter's bday is Aug 13th. This year she will be 17. I am a July Leo, the 24th.

Stephen Bess said...

Shai-
That's cool. I'm sure your daughter is a nice young lady. :)You're a Leo too, huh? Hello Lioness.

faith said...

Good to hear from you again Stephen, I am gonna try this myself. Thank you. I hope your spring is coming along out there. Ours seems to be, but in MN I am SURE we will get another snowstorm or 3 or 4. (We often get snow into April 30!)Have a great day!

Stephen Bess said...

Faith-
Yes, Spring is here today. It's about 70 outside. Hang in there Faith. Spring will come soon. Always great to hear from you! ;)

African girl, American world said...

Fidel Castro, that explains a lot :)
Hey Sb, I got jokes LOL

Dawn said...

Lefthanders Day huh? Now I know there truly is a day for everything and everyone. :)

Michael J. West said...

Excellent. I'm left-handed. Now I have a reason to celebrate your birthday, too. :)

Stephen Bess said...

Mwabi-
Me?? A dictator? No! :)Enjoy your weekend. Peace~

Dawn-
And you know this. :)

MJW-
lol! That's right. :)

Lyrically speaking said...

This is so cool Mr. Bess, this is a great way to learn and to discover how extra special you are :)
Have a good weekend

ijeoma obu iheoma said...

this is kinda cool. now am interested to see what events took place on my date of birth.. nice blog

Stephen Bess said...

Cathy-
I agree. :)I hope your weekend went well.

Iheoma-
Thank you and welcome!