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Birthday Meme

Stolen from Xomec:

Go to Wikipedia and look up your birth day (excluding the year). List three events, three births, three deaths, and up to three observances or holidays on your birthday in your journal.

1918: Monarchy in Germany ends when Emperor Wilhelm II is dethroned in the November Revolution.
1938: In the Kristallnacht, synagogues and Jewish property are burnt and destroyed on a large scale. For many observers, it is the first hint of Germany's radical anti-Jewish policies.
1989: Communist-controlled East Germany opens checkpoints in the Berlin Wall allowing its citizens to freely travel to West Germany.

1802 - Elijah P. Lovejoy, American abolitionist (d. 1837)
1918 - Spiro Agnew, Vice President of the United States (d. 1996)
1928 - Anne Sexton, American poet (d. 1974)

1888 - Mary Jane Kelly, final victim of serial killer Jack the Ripper (b. 1863)
1940 - Neville Chamberlain, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (b. 1869)
2003 - Art Carney, American actor (b. 1918)

Roman Catholic - Dedication of the Basilica di San Giovanni in Laterano, Cathedral of the Pope
Pakistan - Allama Iqbal Day
Cambodia - Independence Day


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