Clareness (kenaressa) wrote,

  • Mood:
  • Music:

Birthday meme

from dmt81

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

For August 27th

Facts = 
1883 - Krakatoa erupts.  It is one of the most violent volcanic events in modern times.
1939 - First jet aircraft flight
2003 - Mars makes its closest approach to Earth in nearly 60,000 years, passing approximately 34,646,416 miles (55,758,006 kilometers) from Earth. 

Births =
1407 - Ashikaga Yoshikazu, Japanese shogun (d. 1425) 
1890 - Man Ray, photographer and artist (d. 1976) 
1910 - Mother Teresa, Albanian missionary and humanitarian, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (d. 1997) 

Deaths =
1577 - Titian, Italian artist 
1963 - W.E.B. DuBois, American civil rights activist and scholar (b. 1868)
Tags: meme

  • Norwescon Pirate!

    Finally got the pics from Mom, since they were on her camera. Actually.....I didn't have any pictures of me on my camera this year at all...maybe…

  • work musings

    Today was my second day as an official barista (as in, no longer training) and I had a 7 hour shift. So I got there and spent the first half of my…

  • adventures in machine repair

    So everyone knows that I'm a costume designer, right? (I think almost everyone on my flist knows that) Also, you all know that I spent three years in…

  • Post a new comment


    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.