Wednesday, April 12, 2006


(Stolen from bettie.)

Instructions: Go to Wikipedia and look up your birth day (excluding the year). List three events, two births and one death in your journal, including the year.

1498 - On his third voyage to the Western Hemisphere, Christopher Columbus becomes the first European to discover the island of Trinidad.
1790 - First U.S. patent issued; granted to inventor Samuel Hopkins for a potash process.
1975 - In Detroit, Michigan, Teamsters Union president Jimmy Hoffa is reported missing.

Births 1929 - Don Murray, American actor
1980- Harry Potter, fictional protagonist of J.K.Rowling's series Harry Potter

Death 1875 - Andrew Johnson, 17th President of the United States (b. 1808)

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