Friday, April 20, 2007
The History Meme
Gail tagged me for this fun meme. It was a nice little history lesson.
- Go to Wikipedia and type in your birth date only–without the year. -- September 15
- List 3 events that occurred that day: 1862: American Civil War--Confederate forces capture Harper's Ferry. 1928: Sir Alexander Fleming notices a bacteria killing mold growing in his laboratory, discovering what later became known as penicillin. 1968: the Soviet Zond 5 spaceship is launched, becoming the 1st spacecraft to fly around the moon and re-enter the Earth's atmosphere.
- List 2 important birthdays: 1254--Marco Polo, Italian Explorer. 1984--Prince Henry of Wales, British Royal.
- List 1 death: 1835-Sarah Knox Taylor, wife of Jefferson Davis
- List a holiday or observance: Bulgaria-1st day of each school year.