Random Tag

The Wikipedia Tag goes as follows:

You're supposed to go to wikipedia and type in your birthday (month and day only) and then:

1) List 5 events that occurred on that day
2) List 5 important birthdays
3) List one notable death
4) List a holiday or observance (if any)

So, let's see

5 events
-Einstein reveals his Theory of Relativity.

"Pune mana pe o soba fierbinte un minut si ti se va parea o ora. Stai cu o fata frumoasa o ora si ti se va parea un minut. Asta e relativitatea.' - Albert Einstein

-Charlie Chaplin releases The Tramp (poor tramp, how long was she locked in? :p)
-Last execution for witchcraft in Germany (I arrived and justice was made for the magic makers :p)
-Abraham Lincoln makes his last public speech (a greater public speaker was coming in this world)
-Apollo 13 is launched.

5 birthdays
-1755 - James Parkinson, English physician (d. 1824)
-1890 - Donna Rachele Mussolini, wife of Benito Mussolini (d. 1979)
-1930 - Anton LaVey, American founder of the Church of Satan (d. 1997) (now isn't that funny? :D)
-1981 - Alessandra Ambrosio, Brazilian model (well, yes, we do look a little alike :p)

and in -1987 - Joss Stone, the English singer

One notable death
1890 - Joseph Merrick, "The Elephant Man" (b. 1862)
foarte interesant, nu stiam ca e existat,
se pare ca s-a facut si un film despre viata lui

One holiday or observance
Juan Santamaría Day, anniversary of his death in the Battle of Rivas (State holiday in Costa Rica).

What about you? :)

9 comments:

Hellene spunea...

Wow, nice...daca e o leapsa tre' sa o dai mai departe. :P
PS. Stiam de filmul Elephant Man (nu l-am vazut), dar nu stiam ca a existat in realitate.

Goja spunea...

Hmm.. let's see:
Events:
1809 - Illinois Territory is created.
1815 - The first commercial cheese factory is founded (Switzerland).
# 1930 - The Communist Party of Vietnam was born.
1959 - The Day The Music Died: A plane crash kills rock-and-roll performers Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and The Big Bopper.
1998 - Karla Faye Tucker is executed in Texas becoming the first woman executed in the United States since 1984.

Births
1898 - Alvar Aalto, Finnish architect (d. 1976)
1939 - Michael Cimino, American film director
# 1911 - Robert Earl Jones, American actor (d. 2006)
1976 - Mathieu Dandenault, Canadian hockey player
1980 - Sarah Lewitinn, American writer

O mortaciune
1960 - Fred Buscaglione, Italian singer and actor (b. 1921)

Si ceva cu holiday
Japan - the festival of Setsubun before spring.

Merg? :D

Narcotourist spunea...

:-)..are ya ready for this ?..One notable death 22.11.1963: http://www.thehistorychannel.co.uk/site/this_day_in_history/this_day_November_22.php
Moartea celui mai mare democrat din istorie, probabil cea mai mediatizata zi din toate timpurile, iar la 17 ani mai tarziu, se naste un nou lider al lumii libere, mai genial evidement, as in me :)..

Capuccino Girl spunea...

Ok "Ella Balerina" :D

Events
1832 - The source of the Mississippi River was discovered
1908 - Women compete in modern Olympics for the first time
2001 - Beijing, China is selected to host the 2008 Summer Olympic Games

Births
1918 - Alberto Ascari, Italian race car driver
1957 - Thierry Boutsen, Belgian racing driver
1974 - Jarno Trulli, Italian race car driver

and of course
100 BC - Julius Caesar, Roman military and political leader (d. 44 BC)

Interesting dead people
1993 - Davey Allison, American race car driver

Holiday stuff
Bon Festival - Buddhist festival to honor the dead (of race car drivers :p)

iioela spunea...

Oh Goja you're so funny :D Mortaciunea almost killed me :)

Narcotourist.. it's elusive obvious ca eu voi cuceri lumea. Dar ghici cui voi propune un post de consilier ;)

Girlie, astea ce sunt.. glume de reprezentant Avon? :p Ave Caesar ;))

Diana spunea...

births
1930 clarence ray allen - murderer
1933 susan sontag
1970 garth ennis - irish comic book author (i must practice the accent)
1974 kate moss (yess i knew it! i was born to become a supermodel )

ziua nationala a profesorilor in thailanda
events:

2005 adriana iliescu gives births at 66
2006 Liu Xinjuan is committed by the Chinese government to a psychiatric hospital, allegedly for political activism (and CV tudor is still free)
1909 - a fost descoperit polul sud
1547 ivan cel groaznic devine tarul rusiei
550 - ostrogotii cuceresc roma cu ajutorul unei garnizoane pe care au mituit-o

iioela spunea...

Ori fotomodel ori conducator de garnizoana :)

And I think CV Tudor is protected by Chuck Norris.

Diana spunea...

This Chuck Norris dude is everywhere :) what about bruce willis, what does chuck have and bruce doesn't?

Narcotourist spunea...

Young girl:-), there can be only one !..One master of the world, and that will be me :D !...tu eventual, cu multa munca si multa ambitie poti deveni acel faimos cliseu, respectiv femeia din spatele celui mai puternic barbat din lumea :)..just kiddin' obviously..sper ca n-am fost prea deplasat :D