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Re: your birthday in time

Postby Phlegm » Tue Dec 08, 2009 2:21 pm

wikipedia wrote:lots of shit nobody browsing this thread would care to read happened. Nancy Reagan, Sylvester Stallone and Frida Kahlo were born. The holocaust was nearing an end, AK47 production started and the American dollar became a monetary unit

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Re: your birthday in time

Postby hate and wedges » Tue Dec 08, 2009 2:31 pm



1520 – Danish King Christian II executes dozens of people in the Stockholm Bloodbath after a successful invasion of Sweden.
1619 – René Descartes has the dreams that inspire his Meditations on First Philosophy.
1871 – Henry Morton Stanley locates missing explorer and missionary, Dr. David Livingstone in Ujiji, near Lake Tanganyika, allegedly greeting him with the words, "Dr. Livingstone, I presume?".
1958 – The Hope Diamond is donated to the Smithsonian Institution by New York diamond merchant Harry Winston.
1969 – National Educational Television (the predecessor to the Public Broadcasting Service) in the United States debuts the children's television program Sesame Street.
1995 – In Nigeria, playwright and environmental activist Ken Saro-Wiwa, along with eight others from the Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (Mosop), are hanged by government forces.


1697 – William Hogarth, English artist (d. 1764)
1879 – Patrick Pearse, Irish political activist (d. 1916)
1889 – Claude Rains, English actor (d. 1967)
1925 – Richard Burton, Welsh actor (d. 1984)
1928 – Ennio Morricone, Italian composer
1960 – Neil Gaiman, English writer
1982 – Heather Matarazzo, American actress


1891 – Arthur Rimbaud, French poet, (b. 1854)
2006 – Jack Palance, American actor (b. 1919)
2007 – Norman Mailer, American author (b. 1923)

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Re: your birthday in time

Postby cobrascuntcharmer » Tue Dec 08, 2009 8:09 pm

1413 – Henry V becomes King of England.
1556 – In Oxford, Archbishop of Canterbury Thomas Cranmer is burned at the stake.
1788 – A fire in New Orleans leaves most of the town in ruins.
1800 – With the church leadership driven out of Rome during an armed conflict, Pius VII is crowned Pope in Venice with a temporary papal tiara made of papier-mâché.
1804 – Code Napoléon is adopted as French civil law.
1821 – First revolutionary act in Monastery of Agia Lavra, Kalavryta, Greek War of Independence.
1844 – The original date predicted by William Miller for the return of Christ.
1857 – An earthquake in Tokyo, Japan kills over 100,000.
1871 – Otto von Bismarck is appointed Chancellor of the German Empire.
1905 – Albert Einstein publishes his theory on special relativity.
1918 – World War I: Second Battle of the Somme begins.
1928 – Charles Lindbergh is presented the Medal of Honor for his first trans-Atlantic flight.
1933 – Construction of Dachau, the first Nazi Germany concentration camp, is completed.
1935 – Shah Reza Pahlavi formally asks the international community to call Persia by its native name, Iran, which means 'Land of the Aryans'.
1937 – Ponce Massacre: 18 people and a 7-yr-old girl in Ponce, Puerto Rico are gunned down by a police squad acting under orders of US-appointed PR Governor, Blanton C. Winship.
1952 – Alan Freed presents the Moondog Coronation Ball, the first rock and roll concert, in Cleveland, Ohio.
1960 – Apartheid: Massacre in Sharpeville, South Africa: Police open fire on a group of unarmed black South African demonstrators, killing 69 and wounding 180.
1963 – Alcatraz, a federal penitentiary on an island in San Francisco Bay, closes.
1965 – Martin Luther King Jr leads 3,200 people on the start of the third and finally successful civil rights march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama.
1970 – The first Earth Day proclamation is issued by San Francisco Mayor Joseph Alioto.
1980 – US President Jimmy Carter announces a United States boycott of the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow to protest the Soviet Invasion of Afghanistan.
1980 – On the season finale of the soap opera Dallas, the infamous character J.R. Ewing is shot by an unseen assailant, leading to the catchphrase "Who Shot JR?"
1999 – Bertrand Piccard and Brian Jones become the first to circumnavigate the Earth in a hot air balloon.
2006 – Immigrant workers constructing the Burj Dubayy in Dubai, The United Arab Emirates and a new terminal of Dubai International Airport join together and riot, causing $1M in damage.

1685 – Johann Sebastian Bach, German composer (d. 1750)
1962 – Rosie O'Donnell, American comedian, actress, talk show host, and publisher
1974 – Rhys Darby, New Zealand Comedian
1978 – Kevin Federline, American dancer/hip hop artist

1617 – Pocahontas, Native American, daughter of Powhatan (b. c.1595)
1991 – Leo Fender, American guitar manufacturer (b. 1909)
2007 – Kevin Whitrick, first British man to commit suicide on a live chatroom (b. 1964)

Holidays and observances
Astrology: First day of star sign Aries. (International Astrology Day)
Traditional date of vernal equinox, used for reckoning Easter. The real equinox varies between years.
Persian (Iranian) New Year's Day (Nowruz): (also celebrated in many other countries of Asia) Iranian calendar
South Africa: Human Rights Day
World Poetry Day – UNESCO
International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination – United Nations
World Down Syndrome Day

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Re: your birthday in time

Postby pirate » Tue Dec 08, 2009 8:24 pm

August 8

70 Tower of Antonia destroyed by Romans
870 Kings Charles the Bare and Louis the German divide Lutherans
936 German king Otto I the Great, crowned
1220 – Sweden is defeated by Estonian tribes in the Battle of Lihula.
1503 – King James IV of Scotland marries Margaret Tudor, daughter of King Henry VII of England at Holyrood Abbey, Edinburgh, Scotland.
1509 – The Emperor Krishnadeva Raya is crowned, marking the beginning of the regeneration of the Vijayanagara Empire.
1576 – The cornerstone for Tycho Brahe's Uraniborg observatory is laid on Hven.
1585 – John Davis enters Cumberland Sound in search of the Northwest Passage.
1588 – Anglo-Spanish War: Battle of Gravelines – The naval engagement ends, ending the Spanish Armada's attempt to invade England.
1605 – The city of Oulu, Finland, is founded by Charles IX of Sweden.
1647 – The Irish Confederate Wars and Wars of the Three Kingdoms: Battle of Dungans Hill – English Parliamentary forces defeat Irish forces.
1709 – Bartolomeu de Gusmão demonstrates the lifting power of hot air in an audience before the King of Portugal in Lisbon
1786 – Mont Blanc on the French- Italian border is climbed for the first time by Jacques Balmat and Dr Michel-Gabriel Paccard.
1793 – The insurrection of Lyon occurs during the French Revolution.
1794 – Joseph Whidbey and George Vancouver lead an expedition to search for the Northwest Passage near Juneau, Alaska.
1839 – Beta Theta Pi is founded in Oxford, Ohio.
1844 – The Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, headed by Brigham Young, is reaffirmed as the leading body of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the LDS or Mormon Church).
1863 – American Civil War: following his defeat in the Battle of Gettysburg, General Robert E. Lee sends a letter of resignation to Confederate President Jefferson Davis (which is refused upon receipt).
1870 – The Republic of Ploieşti, a failed Radical-Liberal rising against Domnitor Carol of Romania.
1876 – Thomas Edison receives a patent for his mimeograph.
1908 – Wilbur Wright makes his first flight at a racecourse at Le Mans, France. It is the Wright Brothers' first public flight.
1910 – The US Army installs the first tricycle landing gear on the Army's Wright Flyer.
1911 – The millionth patent is filed in the United States Patent Office by Francis Holton for a tubeless vehicle tire.
1911 – Public Law 62-5 sets the number of representatives in the United States House of Representatives at 435. The law would come into effect in 1913.
1918 – World War I: the Battle of Amiens begins a string of almost continuous victories with a push through the German front lines (Hundred Days Offensive).
1929 – The German airship Graf Zeppelin begins a round-the-world flight.
1931 – Workers go on strike at the Hoover dam.
1938 – The building of Mauthausen concentration camp begins.
1940 – The "Aufbau Ost" directive is signed by Wilhelm Keitel.
1942 – World War II: in Washington, DC, six German would-be saboteurs (Operation Pastorius) are executed.
1942 – The Quit India resolution is passed by the Bombay session of the AICC, leading to the start of a civil disobedience movement across India.
1945 – World War II: the Soviet Union declares war on Japan and begins the Manchurian Strategic Offensive Operation.
1945 – The United Nations Charter is signed by the United States, which becomes the third nation to join.
1946 – First flight of the Convair B-36.
1947 – Pakistan's National Flag is approved.
1949 – Bhutan becomes independent.
1960 – South Kasai secedes from the Congo.
1963 – Great Train Robbery: in England, a gang of 15 train robbers steal 2.6 million pounds in bank notes.
1967 – The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is founded by Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore and Thailand.
1968 – Jurō Wada successfully performs Japan's first heart transplant.
1973 – U.S. Vice President Spiro Agnew appears on television to denounce accusations he had taken kickbacks while governor of Maryland.
1973 – Kim Dae-Jung, a South Korean politician and later president of South Korea, is kidnapped.
1974 – Watergate scandal: U.S. President Richard Nixon announces his resignation, effective the next day.
1980 – The Central Hotel Fire, Bundoran occurs in Ireland.
1986 – Altaf Hussain's address at Nishtar Park Karachi, when Muttahida Qaumi Movement first comes to prominence.
1988 – The "8888 Uprising" occurs in Burma.
1988 – The lights are turned on at Wrigley Field for the first time, making it the last major league stadium to host night games. (The game, against the Philadelphia Phillies, is rained out after three-and-a-half innings.)
1989 – Space Shuttle program: STS-28 Mission – Space Shuttle Columbia takes off on a secret five-day military mission.
1990 – Iraq occupies Kuwait and the state is annexed to Iraq. This would lead to the Gulf War shortly afterward.
1991 – The Warsaw radio mast, at one time the tallest construction ever built, collapses.
1991 – John McCarthy, British journalist held hostage in Lebanon for more than five years by Islamic Jihad, is released.
2000 – Confederate submarine H.L. Hunley is raised to the surface after 136 years on the ocean floor.
2005 – David Thumler, a 15-year-old living in Gold Hill, Oregon, is charged with a misdemeanor for perpetrating a nipple cripple on 13-year-old Matthew Cox.
2007 – An EF2 tornado touches down in Kings County and Richmond County, New York State, the most powerful tornado in New York to date and the first in Brooklyn since 1889.
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Re: your birthday in time

Postby toothbrush » Tue Dec 08, 2009 8:26 pm

interesting things
1854 – The Republican Party of the United States is organized in Ripon, Wisconsin.
1933 – Gleichschaltung: The Reichstag Fire Decree is passed in Germany a day after the Reichstag fire.
1935 – DuPont scientist Wallace Carothers invents Nylon
1953 – James D. Watson and Francis Crick announce to friends that they have determined the chemical structure of DNA; the formal announcement takes place on April 25 following publication in April Nature (pub. April 2
1983 – The final episode of M*A*S*H is broadcast in the USA, becoming the most watched television episode in history, with 106–125 million viewers in the U.S. (estimate varies by source).
1991 – The first Gulf War ends
1993 – Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms agents raid the Branch Davidian church in Waco, Texas with a warrant to arrest the group's leader David Koresh. Four BATF agents and five Davidians die in the initial raid, starting a 51-day standoff


1906 – Bugsy Siegel, American gangster (d. 1947)
1929 – Frank Gehry, Canadian-American architect
1940 – Mario Andretti, Italian-American race car driver
1942 – Brian Jones, English musician (The Rolling Stones) (d. 1969)
1957 – Ainsley Harriott, British celebrity chef
1957 – John Turturro, American actor
1984 – Karolína Kurková, Czech supermodel


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Re: your birthday in time

Postby Phlegethon » Tue Dec 08, 2009 8:30 pm

1587 – Mary, Queen of Scots was executed at suspicion of having been involved in the Babington Plot to murder her cousin, Queen Elizabeth I of England.

1692 – A doctor in Salem Village, Massachusetts Bay Colony suggests that two girls in the family of the village minister may be suffering from bewitchment, leading to the Salem witch trials.

1855 – The Devil's Footprints mysteriously appear in southern Devon.

1931 - James Dean is born

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Re: your birthday in time

Postby Fadge. » Tue Dec 08, 2009 9:16 pm

August 18.

1969 – Jimi Hendrix plays the unofficial last day of the Woodstock festival.
1971 – Vietnam War: Australia and New Zealand decide to withdraw their troops from Vietnam.

1933 – Roman Polanski, French-born director and actor
1935 – Howard Morrison, New Zealand entertainer
1952 – Patrick Swayze, American actor (d. 2009)
1969 – Edward Norton, American actor

1227 – Genghis Khan, Khagan of Mongol Empire


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Re: your birthday in time

Postby Marrow » Tue Dec 08, 2009 9:31 pm

cirE wrote:1988 – Hayley Williams, American singer for Paramore


hey look, we've got the same birthday, I'm going to rearrange shit up in your guts etc etc
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Re: your birthday in time

Postby buckton » Tue Dec 08, 2009 10:32 pm


1889 – Nintendo Koppai (Later Nintendo Company, Limited) is founded by Fusajiro Yamauchi to produce and market the playing card game Hanafuda.

1941 – World War II: The first gas chamber experiments are conducted at Auschwitz.

2002 – The first public version of the web browser Mozilla Firefox ("Phoenix 0.1") is released.


1949 – Bruce Springsteen, American singer and songwriter

1975 – Layzie Bone, American rapper (Bone Thugs-N-Harmony)

1982 – Shyla Stylez, Canadian pornographic actress


No one even remotely awesome has died on my birthday.

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Re: your birthday in time

Postby hate and wedges » Wed Dec 09, 2009 4:12 am

J wrote:
cirE wrote:1988 – Hayley Williams, American singer for Paramore


whoa 1988 :?

i just get anna paquin and a bunch of wars


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Re: your birthday in time

Postby NICE SASS » Wed Dec 09, 2009 8:06 am

1948 – John Carpenter, American film director
1950 – Damo Suzuki, Japanese singer (Can)
1959 – Sade, Nigerian-born singer
1961 – Paul Raven, English musician (Killing Joke) (d. 2007)
1969 – Dead, Swedish black metal vocalist (Mayhem) (d. 1991)
1974 – Kate Moss, English model
1979 – Aaliyah, American singer (d. 2001)


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Re: your birthday in time

Postby dustbinflowers » Thu Dec 10, 2009 11:52 am

January 23

1897 – Elva Zona Heaster is found dead in Greenbrier County, West Virginia. The resulting murder trial of her husband is perhaps the only case in United States history where the alleged testimony of a ghost helped secure a conviction.

the rest is wars and stuff

I share my birthday with Rutger Hauer, and Sampsa Astala, from Lordi, is my twin- 23 January 1974 :P .

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Re: your birthday in time

Postby Craig_Bastard » Thu Dec 10, 2009 12:43 pm

dustbinflowers wrote:January 23

1897 – Elva Zona Heaster is found dead in Greenbrier County, West Virginia. The resulting murder trial of her husband is perhaps the only case in United States history where the alleged testimony of a ghost helped secure a conviction.


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