Fred 2.0 (lqc) wrote,
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WIKI MEME. Or, the meme for nerds!

Look up the date of your birthday in Wikipedia. From the date page, pick three interesting historical events that occurred on that date, two births, and one death.

Events

* 1836 - Battle of the Alamo - Mexican troops defeat the volunteers defending the Alamo and the fort is captured.
* 1978 - Hustler publisher Larry Flynt shot and crippled by a sniper.
* 1981 - After 19 years presenting the CBS Evening News, Walter Cronkite signs off for the last time.

Births

* 1475 - Michelangelo, Italian artist (d. 1564)
* 1972 - Shaquille O'Neal, American basketball player

Deaths

* 1973 - Pearl S. Buck, American writer, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1892)
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