Saturday, December 6, 2008

Brithday TAG

I have Been Tag from my Friend John
A) Go to Wikipedia

B) In the search box, type your birth month and day but not the year.
June 11

C) List five events that happened on your birthday:
  1. 1184 BC - Trojan War: Troy is sacked and burned, according to the calculations of Eratosthenes.
  2. 1788 - Russian explorer Gerasim Izmailov reaches Alaska.
  3. 1962 - Frank Morris, John Anglin and Clarence Anglin become the only prisoners to successfully escape from the prison on Alcatraz Island.
  4. 2001 - Timothy McVeigh is executed for his role in the Oklahoma City bombing.
  5. 2002 - Antonio Meucci is acknowledged as the first inventor of the telephone by the United States Congress.
D) The Birth of 1917 - Joseph B. Wirthlin, LDS apostle

E) One holiday or observance (if any): Kamehameha Day, official state holiday of Hawaii, United States, in honor of its first monarch, celebrated with floral parades, hula competition, and festivals

F) Tag 5 other bloggers to complete... Debbie, Stephen, Sandy, Lea, Kim.