PMMJ (cheetahmaster) wrote,

Stolen from many

Go to Wikipedia and look up your birth day (excluding the year).
List three neat facts, two births and one death in your journal, including the year.

November 6th:

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.)
Tags: meme, not news

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