Wednesday, July 19, 2006

Getting Wiki wid it.

Okay, here's another PreppyGirl Blog thingy. Here goes:

1. Go to Wikipedia.
2. In the Search box, type your birth month and day (but not year).
3. List three events that happened on your birthday.
4. List two important birthdays and one interesting death.
5. One holiday or observance (if any).
6. Tag 5 more people - if you feel like it (but, I didn't).


1.) 1785 - Benjamin Franklin writes a letter to his daughter expressing disappointment over the selection of the eagle as the symbol of the United States; he wanted the turkey.

2.) 1986 - Halley's Comet is visible in the night sky as it passes in its 76-year orbit around the sun.

3.) 2005 - A helicopter crash in eastern Iraq kills 31 United States soldiers.


1.) 1908 - St├ęphane Grappelli, French jazz violinist

2.) 1925 - Paul Newman, American actor


1.) 1997 - Jeane Dixon, American astrologer (she saw it coming).


1.) Australia - Australia Day.

2.) International Holocaust Remembrance Day.

3.) International Customs Day.


Blogger PreppyGirl said...

Paul Newman? How did I not know that. I LUUURRRVE HIM! - oh ya, and you too.


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