Thursday, June 15, 2006

My Birthday Meme

...as see on Mokis blog (http://www.moki.blog-city.com/31_birthday_meme.htm) ..Happy Birtday Moki...;-)

1. Go to Wikipedia.
2. In the Search box, type your birth month and day (but not year).
3. List three events that happened on your birthday.
4. List two important birthdays and one interesting death.
5. One holiday or observance (if any).

My Birthday is on 26th February:

Events:
1815 - Napoleon Bonaparte escapes from Elba.
1848 - The second French Republic is proclaimed.
2001 - The Taliban destroy two giant Buddha statues in Bamiyan, Afghanistan.

Birthdays:
1808 - Honoré Daumier, French painter, illustrator, and sculptor (d. 1879)
1829 - Levi Strauss, German-born clothing designer (d. 1902)

Death:
1971 - Fernandel, French actor (b. 1903)

Holiday:
Bahá'í Faith - February 26, Day 1 of Ayyám-i-Há (Intercalary Days) - days in the Bahá'í calendar devoted to service and gift giving.

What happened on your birthday???

2 Comments:

Anonymous moki said...

a interesting meme, isnt it? Thanks for the b'day wishes :)

12:01 am CEST  
Blogger Elizabeth said...

And it's my son's birthday too. Thank you for the information.

12:27 am CEST  

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