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What sort of historical event's happened on your birthday?


My birthday being Today (November 5th) I share my birthdate with the Gunpowder Plot. One of the participant's Guy Fawkes is quite unknowingly Well-Known, as sit was his face they used for the V for Vendetta and Anonymous Masks.


Check it out here! https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gunpowder_Plot

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The Jonestown mass suicide, which happened on November 18, 1978. Coincidentally, my older brother was born on September 11... :blink:

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August 12th:


I was born... :D well, not famous enough for you?


Hmm, the most interesting and least gruesome is probably that IBM released the first PC on August 12th 1981. Good for all of us :)

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My birthday is 11th of November (cool date on it’s own) and in 1918, it was the day the first World War came to an end

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in June 28th,  1914, Franz Ferdinand and his wife were assassinated, marking the beginning of a chain of events that lead to WWI

also Henry VIII was born on this day.

Edited by Dohaerys

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I looked up my birthday and apparently 


August 14th,1040 - King Duncan I of Scotland killed in battle against his first cousin and rival Macbeth (not murdered in his sleep as in Shakespeare's play). The latter does succeed him as King.


That's pretty cool.... :lol:

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Holy...I didn't know June 1 had a LOT of dark events o.O


Some Include:

Death of Helen Keller

France WW2


But hey! At least Superman was released in this particular day! xD

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On 11/9/2018 at 9:54 AM, Cottoncat said:

The 14th of March seems to be the Pi Day and I think that's pretty neat. :D

We share a birthday!


My birthday is quite eventful as March 14 is a multitude of holidays one of which is International Pi Day.

I share the same birthday as Albert Einstein.

Steven Hawking died on March 14.

I share a birthday with Simone Biles!





Alot happens on March 14 but those were the coolest things I knew.


Found a extended list on wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/March_14

Edited by Sunlexor

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Got some interesting ones for my birthday, good and bad.

12 May notable events:


1215 - English barons serve King John with an ultimatum leading to the Magna Carta.

1797 - Napoleon conquers Venice.

1875 - 1st recorded shutout in pro baseball; Chicago 1, St. Louis 0.

1932 - Body of kidnapped Lindbergh baby found, Hopewell, NJ.

1937 - Coronation of King George VI of Great Britain.

1938 - LSD manufactured by Sandoz Labs.

1951 - 1st H-bomb test, Enewetak Atoll.

1967 - 1st quadraphonic concert by Pink Floyd at the Games for May concert, London.

1967 - Jimi Hendrix debut album "Are You Experienced" released.

2002 - Former president Jimmy Carter visits Cuba, 1st US president/former president to visit the island since Castro's 1959 revolution.


Famous 12 May birthdays:


1820 - Florence Nightingale (nurse, "Lady with the Lamp")

1907 - Katharine Hepburn (actress)

1918 - Julius Rosenberg (alleged Soviet spy, executed for treason)

1924 - Tony Hancock (comedian)

1925 - Yogi Berra (baseball player/coach/manager, known for mangling quotes while speaking with reporters)

1968 - Tony Hawk (skateboarder)

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Looks like Feb. 20th was quite normal day. I saw Wikipedia, I couldn't find some notable(in my point of view) from those list. Well, if I count my birthday on Lunar calendar, it is second day of year tho.

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September 8:  Besides being the death date of one of my Grandfathers, things that happened on this date in history are:


1831- William IV crowned King of Great Britain...

1858- Abraham Lincoln is reputed to have said, "You may fool all of the people some of the time; You can even fool some of the people all of the time; But you can't fool all of the people all of the time"

1892- First appearance of the "Pledge of Allegiance" (Youth Companian).

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