Thursday, January 11, 2007

Wikipedia Meme

  1. Go to Wikipedia
  2. In the Search box, type your birth month and day (but not year). Click "Go"
  3. List three events that happened on your birthday.
  4. List two important birthdays and one interesting death.
  5. List any holidays
  6. Post it.

March 9
  • 1862 - American Civil War: The first battle between two ironclad warships - In a five-hour battle near Hampton Roads, Virginia the USS Monitor fights the CSS Virginia to a draw.
  • 1933 - Great Depression: The U.S. Congress begins its first 100 days of enacting New Deal legislation. President Franklin D. Roosevelt submits the Emergency Banking Act to Congress.
  • 1981 - Ketchup is declared a vegetable, to help public schools in the USA with the balanced meal plan.

  • 1454 - Amerigo Vespucci, Italian explorer and cartographer (d. 1512)
  • 1945 - Robin Trower, British rock musician

  • 1996 - George Burns, American actor and singer (b. 1896)


Leave your answers in a comment if you like. Thanks to HeirOfGrace for this one.

1 comment:

Donna said...

Alright, you've got two blogs. Had me confused there for oh, about five minutes ;o)

I've got two blogs as well, so when I comment here my "other" blog will be at the other end of the link -- just in case you're out of good reading material and want to stop by.