Thursday, April 06, 2006

Wikipedia Meme

This was all over LiveJournal today.

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

The Facts
1085 - Alfonso VI of Castile takes Toledo back from the Moors.
1787 - In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, delegates convene a Constitutional Convention to write a new Constitution for the United States. George Washington presides.
1895 - Playwright, poet and novelist Oscar Wilde is convicted of "commiting acts of gross indecency with other male persons" and sentenced to serve two years in prison.

The Births
1803 - Edward George Bulwer-Lytton, English novelist and playwright (d. 1873)
1927 - Robert Ludlum, writer (d. 2001)

The Death
967 - Murakami, Emperor of Japan (b. 926)

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