Saturday, January 29, 2011

Saturday Night Genealogy Fun - The Date You Were Born

It's Saturday Night - time for more Genealogy Fun!

Youir mission, should you decide to accept it, is to:

1) What day of the week were you born? Tell us how you found out.

2) What has happened in recorded history on your birth date (day and month)? Tell us how you found out, and list five events.

3)  What famous people have been born on your birth date?  Tell us how you found out, and list five of them.

4)  Put your responses in your own blog post, in a comment on this blog post, or in a status or comment on Facebook.
      1. I was born on a Tuesday, October 6, 1942. I found out at the ProGenealogists site under 
          free stuff.
          2. 5 things that happened in history on October 6 and were found at Networked Blogs/Brainy  History
             1979 Pope John Paul II is 1st Pope to visit White House
             1928 Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek becomes president of China
             1928 Josip Broz sentenced to 5 years in jail
             1927 "Jazz Singer," 1st movie with a sound track, premieres (New York City)
             1890 Mormon Church outlaws polygamy
          3 Famous people born on October 6 are:
              1963 Elisabeth Shue (actress)
             1930 Hafez al-Assad (president syria)
             1914 Thor Heyerdahl (explorer, author)
             1908 Carole Lombard (Jane Peters) (actress)
               1846 George Westinghouse (inventor, developer, founder)
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