Thursday, May 15, 2008

A Date of Significance

A Meme - Stolen from Lindsay who found it someplace else.

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)

Events
1828 - Noah Webster copyrights the first edition of his dictionary.
1865 - U.S. President Abraham Lincoln is shot in Ford's Theatre by John Wilkes Booth.
1912 - The British passenger liner RMS Titanic hits an iceberg in the North Atlantic, and sinks the following morning with the loss of 1,503 lives.

Births
1773 - Jean-Baptiste de Villèle, French statesman (d. 1854)
1935 - Loretta Lynn, American singer/songwriter

Death
2007 - Don Ho, American musician (b. 1930)

Holiday
Day of the Georgian language in Georgia

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