Friday, April 20, 2007
The History Meme
Gail tagged me for this fun meme. It was a nice little history lesson.
  1. Go to Wikipedia and type in your birth date only–without the year. -- September 15
  2. 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.
  3. List 2 important birthdays: 1254--Marco Polo, Italian Explorer. 1984--Prince Henry of Wales, British Royal.
  4. List 1 death: 1835-Sarah Knox Taylor, wife of Jefferson Davis
  5. List a holiday or observance: Bulgaria-1st day of each school year.

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  posted at 10:12 AM  

At April 20, 2007 11:30 AM, Blogger gail said...

These are always interesting to me to read, glad you played!
And it was interesting that it listed Jefferson Davis's wife's name with a full name but not the last name of Davis.


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