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Saturday, 8 April, 2006

The Rules:
1. Type in your birthday (minus the year) in the search bar at Wikipedia.org
2. List three interesting events, two births, and one death that happened on your birthday.

Events:
1777 – American Revolutionary War: Marquis de Lafayette lands near Charleston, South Carolina, in order to help the Continental Congress to train its army.
1966 – The United States Supreme Court rules in Miranda v. Arizona that the police must inform suspects of their rights before questioning them.
1971 – Vietnam War: The New York Times begins to publish the Pentagon Papers.

Births:
1865 – William Butler Yeats, Irish writer, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1939)
1974 – Steve-O, television personality

Death:
1986 – Benny Goodman, American musician (b. 1909)

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