Wednesday, April 12, 2006

What's Happened on My Birthday (April 15th)

Stolen from Leesa.

Go to Wikipedia. Type in your birth date (but not year).List three events that happened on your birthday. List two important births and one interesting death. Post this.

Three Events:
** 1955 - The first McDonald's restaurant opens in Des Plaines, Illinois.
** 1912 - The British passenger liner RMS Titanic sinks at about 2:20 a.m. after hitting an iceberg in the North Atlantic almost three hours earlier.
** 1865 - Abraham Lincoln dies after being shot the previous evening by John Wilkes Booth.

Two Births:
** 1452 - Leonardo da Vinci, Italian artist (d. 1519)
** 1966 - Samantha Fox, English singer and model

One Death:
** 2001 - Joey Ramone, American musician and singer (The Ramones) (b. 1951)

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