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Events on your Birthday

Comrade Brian

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I was just wondering if anyone has any famous people born on their birthday. Or any famous historical events.

For me-My birthday is April, 28.-

Famous Birthdays-

-Jay Leno
-James Madison
-Saddam Hussein

Famous Events-

-Death of Mussolini
-Mutiny on HMS Bounty

Please post what you wish.


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From the miserable "Wikipedia":roll:

1515 - Margaret Douglas, Countess of Lennox (d. 1578)
1676 - Benito Jerónimo Feijóo y Montenegro, Spanish scholar (d. 1764)
1713 - Yechezkel Landau, Polish rabbi and Talmudist (d. 1793)
1715 - Michel Benoist, French Jesuit missionary and scientist (d. 1774)
1720 - Jonathan Mayhew, American minister and patriot (d. 1766)
1747 - Jean-François Rewbell, French politician (d. 1807)
1765 - Harman Blennerhassett, Irish lawyer (d. 1831)
1789 - John Ruggles, American politician (d. 1874)
1818 - John Henninger Reagan, American and Confederate politician (d. 1905)
1834 - Walter Kittredge, American musician and composer (d. 1905)
1870 - Louis Vierne, French organist (d. 1937)
1877 - Hans Heysen, German-born landscape artist (d. 1968)
1883 - Otto Heinrich Warburg, German physician and physiologist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1970)
1887 - Huntley Gordon, Canadian actor (d. 1956)
1888 - Ernst Kretschmer, German psychiatrist (d. 1964)
1889 - C. E. Woolman, American airline founder (d. 1966)
1890 - Edward Rickenbacker, American pilot (d. 1973)
1895 - Juan Perón, President of Argentina (d. 1974)
1895 - Zog I, King of Albania (d. 1961)
1901 - Doris Allen, American psychologist (d. 2002)
1901 - Eivind Groven, Norwegian composer and ethnomusicologist (d. 1977)
1910 - Kirk Alyn, American actor (d. 1999)
1910 - Gus Hall, American union organizer and Communist Party leader (d. 2000)
1910 - Ray Lewis, Canadian runner (d. 2003)
1917 - Billy Conn, American boxer (d. 1993)
1917 - Walter Lord, American author (d. 2002)
1917 - Danny Murtaugh, baseball player and manager (d. 1976)
1917 - Rodney Robert Porter, English biochemist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (d. 1985)
1918 - Jens Christian Skou, Danish chemist, Nobel Prize laureate
1920 - Frank Herbert, American writer (d. 1986)
1927 - Jim Elliot, American missionary (d. 1956)
1927 - César Milstein, Argentine scientist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (d. 2002)
1928 - Neil Harvey, Australian cricketer
1928 - Bill Maynard, British actor
1932 - Ray Reardon, Welsh snooker player
1936 - Rona Barrett, American gossip columnist
1936 - David Carradine, American actor
1938 - Fred Stolle, Australian tennis player
1939 - Paul Hogan, Australian actor
1941 - Jesse Jackson, American clergyman and civil rights activist
1943 - Chevy Chase, American comedian and actor
1943 - R. L. Stine, American author
1944 - Susan Raye, American country singer
1946 - Jean-Jacques Beineix, French film director
1946 - Dennis Kucinich, U.S. Congressman and Presidential candidate
1947 - Tony Wilson, British bassist and singer
1948 - Sarah Purcell, American television host
1948 - Johnny Ramone, American guitarist (The Ramones) (d. 2004)
1949 - Sigourney Weaver, American actress
1950 - Robert Kool Bell, American musician (Kool & the Gang)
1952 - Jan Marijnissen, Dutch politician
1956 - Stephanie Zimbalist, American actress
1959 - Nick Bakay, American actor, voice actor, and comedian
1964 - CeCe Winans, American singer
1965 - Ardal O'Hanlon, Irish comedian
1965 - C-Jay Ramone, American bassist (The Ramones)
1969 - Julia Ann, American porn actress
1969 - Dylan Neal, Canadian actor
1970 - Matt Damon, American actor
1976 - Renate Groenewold, Dutch speed skater
1977 - Anne-Caroline Chausson, French down hill mountain bike rider
1979 - Kristanna Loken, American actress and model
1980 - Mike Mizanin, wrestler


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Again, the miserable.......................wikipedia

451 - At Chalcedon, a city of Bithynia in Asia Minor, the first session of the Council of Chalcedon begins (ends on November 1).
1480 - Great standing on the Ugra river
1582 - Due to the implementation of the Gregorian calendar this day does not exist in this year in Italy, Poland, Portugal and Spain.
1600 - San Marino adopts its written constitution.
1862 - American Civil War: Battle of Perryville - Union forces under General Don Carlos Buell halt the Confederate invasion of Kentucky by defeating troops led by General Braxton Bragg at Perryville, Kentucky.
1871 - Three major fires break out on the shores of Lake Michigan in Chicago, Illinois, Peshtigo, Wisconsin, and Holland, Michigan
The Great Chicago Fire is the most famous of these, burning 1,200,000 acres (4,900 km²) in one day, eventually destroying about 17,450 buildings, and killing about 250 people while leaving another 90,000 homeless.
The Peshtigo Fire burns 1,200,000 acres (4,900 km²) across six counties in one day and kills 1,200 to 2,500 people, making it the deadliest in United States history.
The Holland Fire destroys at least two towns.
1895 - Queen Min of Joseon, the last empress of Korea, was assassinated.
1912 - First Balkan War begins: Montenegro declares war against Turkey.
1918 - World War I - In the Argonne Forest in France, United States Corporal Alvin C. York almost single-handedly kills 25 German soldiers and captures 132.
1932 - The Indian Air Force is established.
1939 - World War II: Germany annexes Western Poland.
1941 - World War II: In their invasion of the Soviet Union, Germany reaches the Sea of Azov with the capture of Mariupol.
1944 - The radio show, The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet debuts
1952 - A three-train disaster in London kills 112 people.
1956 - New York Yankees baseball pitcher Don Larsen pitches first (and only) perfect game in World Series history in Game 5 of the 1956 World Series.
1957 - Baseball: Walter O'Malley announces that the Dodgers are going to move from Brooklyn, New York to Los Angeles, California
1962 - Spiegel scandal: Der Spiegel publishes the article "Bedingt abwehrbereit" ("Conditionally prepared for defense") about a NATO manoeuver called "Fallex 62", which uncovered the sorry state of the Bundeswehr (Germany's army) facing the communist threat from the east at the time. The magazine was soon accused of treason.
1967 - Guerrilla leader Che Guevara and his men are captured in Bolivia.
1968 - Vietnam War: Operation Sealords - United States and South Vietnamese forces launch a new operation in the Mekong Delta.
1970 - Vietnam War: In Paris, a Communist delegation rejects US President Richard Nixon's October 7 peace proposal as "a maneuver to deceive world opinion."
1978 - Australia's Ken Warby sets the current world water speed record of 317.60mph at Blowering Dam, Australia.
1982 - Poland bans Solidarity.
1990 - Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: In Jerusalem, Israeli police kill 17 Palestinians and wound over 100 near the Dome of the Rock mosque on the Temple Mount
1991 - The Croatian Parliament cuts all remaining ties with Yugoslavia
1998 - Oslo Airport Gardermoen, Norway opens.
1999 - New Coligny Calendar, NCC, The beginning of a new era of the Colignay Calendar, the oldest material Celtic calendar.
2001 - A twin engine Cessna and Scandinavian Airlines System (SAS) jetliner collide in heavy fog during takeoff from Milan, Italy killing 118.
2001 - U.S. President George W. Bush announces the establishment of the Office of Homeland Security, which will be headed by Tom Ridge.
2003 - Frederik, Crown Prince of Denmark's engagement to Australian lawyer Mary Donaldson is announced
2004 - Martha Stewart goes to jail.
2004 - Schapelle Corby is arrested for drugs smuggling in Bali.
2005 - 2005 Kashmir earthquake hits parts of northern South Asia at 03:50 UTC.


Major General Big Lug
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I don't need Wikipedia...

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