List three neat facts, two births and one death in your journal, including the year.
355 - Roman Emperor Constantius II raises his cousin Julian to the rank of Caesar, entrusting him of the government of the Prefecture of the Gauls.
1861 - American Civil War: Jefferson Davis is elected president of the Confederate States of America.
1913 - Mohandas Gandhi is arrested while leading a march of Indian miners in South Africa.
1947 - Meet The Press makes its television debut (the show went to a weekly schedule on September 12, 1948).
1975 - The Sex Pistols play their first concert at St. Martin's School of Art in London.
1985 - "Irangate" scandal: The American press reveals that US President Ronald Reagan had authorized the shipment of arms to Iran.
1494 - Suleiman the Magnificent, Ottoman Sultan (d. 1566)
1851 - Charles Dow, American journalist and economist (d.1902)
1855 - Ezra Seymour Gosney, American philanthropist and eugenicist (d. 1942)
1955 - Maria Shriver, American journalist
(For the longest time, I could only name John Philip Sousa and Glenn Frey.)
1796 - Catherine II of Russia (b. 1729)
2000 - L. Sprague De Camp, American writer (b. 1907)
(Also, Crash Holly, for the other three wrestling fans who read this journal of mine.)