Sunday, April 09, 2006

Wikipedia Birthday Meme

Birthday Wikipedia Meme

Find three events, two birthdays and one death using Wikipedia that happened on your birthday.

June 4
780 BC - The first historic solar eclipse is recorded in China.
1939 - Holocaust: The SS St. Louis, a ship carrying 963 Jewish refugees, is denied permission to land in Florida, United States, after already having been turned away from Cuba. Forced to return to Europe, most of its passengers later die in Nazi concentration camps.
1989 - The Tiananmen Square protests are suppressed in Beijing and are covered live on television.
470 BC - Socrates, Greek philosopher (d. 399 BC)
1928 - Dr. Ruth Westheimer, German-American sex therapist and author
1942 - Reinhard Heydrich, Nazi official (b. 1904) – architect of the Final Solution

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