Monday, May 01, 2006

Birthday meme: July 5

Wikipedia Blog Meme Game
April 30th, 2006 by striatic

1. Go to Wikipedia.
2. In the Search box, type your birth month and day (but not year).
3. List three events that happened on your birthday.
4. List two important birthdays and one interesting death.
5. Post it.

July 5th goings on.

1865 - William Booth founds The Christian Mission (later renamed The Salvation Army).
1946 - The bikini is introduced.
1950 - Zionism: The Knesset passes the Law of Return which grants all Jews the right to immigrate to Israel. (which allowed part of my family to flee from Romania to Israel seeking sanction from Nicolae Ceausescu's brutal communist dictatorship)

1675 - Mary Walcott, American accuser at the Salem witch trials
1901 - Sergey Obraztsov, Soviet puppet master (d. 1992)

1932 - Sasha Cherny, Russian poet (b. 1880)

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