I have been tagged to do the following by Mars Hill.
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)
Here are mine:
Three things that happened on my birthday
480 BC - Greco-Persian Wars: Battle of Thermopylae - Persians under Xerxes defeat Spartans under King Leonidas. The Spartans fought to the last man.
1919 - Constitution of Weimar Republic adopted
1984 - United States President Ronald Reagan, during a voice check for a radio broadcast remarks "My fellow Americans, I'm pleased to tell you today that I've signed legislation that will outlaw Russia forever. We begin bombing in five minutes".
Two important birthdays and one death
1897 - Enid Blyton, English author (d. 1968)
1943 - Pervez Musharraf, Pakistani general, 12th President of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan
1994 - Peter Cushing, British actor (b. 1913)
Holidays and Observations
Brazil - Student's Day, Lawyer's Day, Foundation of the Law Studies in Brazil
Taiwan - Valentine's Day
Zimbabwe - Heroes Day
Tagging: Everyone who reads my blog, whether at the original source or on Facebook.