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WikiBirthday meme

yoinked from psiphiorg

Look up your birthday in Wikipedia (day and month, no year): for example, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/January_18, list 3 events, 2 births, and 1 death from the result.

3 Events

  1. 1778 - James Cook is the first known European to discover the Hawaiian Islands, which he names the "Sandwich Islands".
  2. 1896 - The X-ray machine is exhibited for the first time.
  3. 1975 - The Jeffersons debuts on CBS.

2 Births

  1. 1782 - Daniel Webster, American statesman (d. 1852)
  2. 1882 - A. A. Milne, English author (d. 1956)

1 Death

  1. 1936 - Rudyard Kipling, British writer, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1865)

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