Jalen Strix (jalenstrix) wrote,
Jalen Strix
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Gacked from maradydd...

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



Instructions:
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

Events:
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.


Births:
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)

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

Tags: dates, lj, silly blog things
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