Jalen Strix (jalenstrix) wrote,
Jalen Strix

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Gacked from maradydd...

...because hey, wikipedia is just so darned cool.

1. Type your birthday (minus the year) in the Wikipedia search bar.
2. List three historical events, two births, and one death that happened on your birthday.

7 January

1610 - Galileo Galilei observes the four largest moons of Jupiter for the first time. He named them and in turn the four are called the Galilean moons.

1924 - George Gershwin completes Rhapsody in Blue.

1954 - Georgetown-IBM experiment, the first public demonstration of a machine translation system, was held in New York at the head office of IBM.

1 BC (O.S.) - Jesus of Nazareth, central figure of Christianity, date celebrated by Eastern Orthodox churches as Christmas (d. circa AD 30)

1911 - Butterfly McQueen, American actress (d. 1995)
(really just because her name is so quirky)

1536 - Catherine of Aragon, queen of Henry VIII of England (b. 1485)

Tags: dates, lj, silly blog things

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