Find important things/people on your Birthday.
Posted 06 May 2012 - 01:04 AM
Only thing that really springs to mind.
Posted 06 May 2012 - 04:05 AM
The same day a lot of guys and girls got dumped. Take a wild guess what day that is...
Jack Benny's birthday?
Posted 06 May 2012 - 10:54 AM
Events (some are skipped due to time difference [7th September UK = 6th September 7pm EST to 7th September 7pm EST]):
70 – A Roman army under Titus occupies and plunders Jerusalem.
1812 – Napoleonic Wars: Battle of Borodino – Napoleon wins a Pyrrhic victory over the Russian army of Alexander I near the village of Borodino.
1822 – Dom Pedro I declares Brazil independent from Portugal on the shores of the Ipiranga Brook in São Paulo.
1864 – American Civil War: Atlanta, Georgia, is evacuated on orders of Union General William Tecumseh Sherman.
1876 – In Northfield, Minnesota, Jesse James and the James-Younger Gang attempt to rob the town's bank but are driven off by armed citizens.
1895 – The first game of what would become known as rugby league football is played, in England, starting the 1895–96 Northern Rugby Football Union season.
1911 – French poet Guillaume Apollinaire is arrested and put in jail on suspicion of stealing the Mona Lisa from the Louvre museum.
1927 – The first fully electronic television system is achieved by Philo Taylor Farnsworth. (not that Farnsworth or Phil Taylor)
1940 – World War II: The Blitz – Nazi Germany begins to rain bombs on London. This will be the first of 57 consecutive nights of bombing.
1986 – Desmond Tutu becomes the first black man to lead the Anglican Church in South Africa.
1988 (my year) – Abdul Ahad Mohmand, the first Afghan in space, returns aboard the Soviet spacecraft Soyuz TM-5 after 9 days on the Mir space station.
2011 – A plane crash in Russia kills 43 people, including nearly the entire roster of the Lokomotiv Yaroslavl Kontinental Hockey League team.
786 – Emperor Saga Japan
1438 – Louis II, Landgrave of Hesse
1533 – Queen Elizabeth I of England
1705 – Matthäus Günther, German painter
1819 – Thomas A. Hendricks, 21st Vice President of the United States
1836 – Henry Campbell-Bannerman, UK Prime Minister
1900 – Giuseppe Zangara, Italian would-be assassin of Franklin D. Roosevelt
1913 – Anthony Quayle, British actor and director
1926 – Don Messick, American voice actor
1936 – Buddy Holly
1974 – Hiroki Takahashi, Japanese voice actor (voiced some characters from shows that The Pope and Mitsuki likes, Mighty
1988 – Kevin Love, American basketball player (Depending on time of his birth, it might have been 8th September in the UK but there is no info about it)
redblueyellow (tSR [The Spriters Resource]/Serebii)
251 – Sima Yi, Chinese strategist, general, and politician
355 – Claudius Silvanus, Roman usurper
1552 – Guru Angad Dev, second Sikh Guru
1978 – Keith Moon, English drummer (The Who)
1994 – Terence Young, British film director
Also Independence Day in Brazil and Victory Day in Mozambique.
Posted 06 May 2012 - 11:06 AM
Posted 08 May 2012 - 03:13 PM
September 29, 1979 Number one hit on UK music charts - Police - Message In A Bottle
September 29, 1996 Nintendo releases the Nintendo 64 in North America.
I got the info from http://www.datesinhi...y.com/sep29.php
Posted 08 May 2012 - 03:20 PM
I'm only a day away from sharing it with King Diamond, too.
Posted 08 May 2012 - 04:00 PM
Make a Dedede joke instead.
World Food Day.
I'd make a joke about how it ties in to the fact that I am overweight but that's far too easy.