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Birthdate Meme

(via thaelo and craig139)

Look up your birthdate (just month and day) at http://www.wikipedia.com , and list:
3 Events
2 births
1 death

(craig139 did three of each. I tried for three of each but I could only find one interesting death.)

My Birthday April 11

Events
1775 - Last execution for witchcraft in Germany
1868 - The Shogunate is abolished in Japan
1968 - Lyndon B. Johnson signs the Civil Rights Act of 1968, prohibiting discrimination in the sale, rental, and financing of housing based on race, religion, national origin, sex, (and as amended) handicap and family status.

Births
1492 - Margaret of Navarre, (April 11, 1492 - December 21, 1549), also known as Marguerite of Angouleme and Margaret of Navarre, was the queen consort of King Henry II of Navarre. As patron of humanists and reformers, and as an author in her own right, she was an outstanding figure of the French Renaissance. Samuel Putnam called her "The First Modern Woman".
1906 - Dale Messick , American cartoonist (April 11, 1906 – April 5, 2005) was the first woman syndicated comic strip artist in the United States. She was best known as the creator of Brenda Starr, which at its peak in the 1950s ran in 250 newspapers.
1930 - Anton LaVey, American founder of the Church of Satan (d. 1997)

Deaths
1996 - Jessica Dubroff (May 5, 1988 – April 11, 1996) was a 7-year-old pilot trainee who was attempting to become the youngest person to fly a plane across the United States when, 24 hours into her flight, her small plane crashed after takeoff from Cheyenne, Wyoming.

Comments

Happy Early Birthday!!!

Birthday Wishes

thank you :-)
Happy Bdday !

'm surprised at the number of Ariens I have in my f-list ! ... well, birds of a feather ...

:)