Sunday, July 14, 2013

Genealogy Fun

Your mission this week, should you decide to accept it, is to:

What day of the week was your Father born? Tell us how you found out.

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

3)  What famous people have been born on your Father's 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 at Genea-Musings, or in a status or comment on Facebook.

Here's mine.........

1) My Dad, Theodore Stanley Green was born on Friday August 6th, 1943.

2) Here is what happened on this day throughout history:
1623-Pope Urban VIII is elected
1777-Battle of Oriskany -- bloodiest battle of the American Revolution
1832-Lincoln becomes Postmater of New Salem--appointed by President Andrew Jackson
1862-Battle of Kirksville -- American Civil War
1890 Cy Young pitches first Professional game
1914-Serbia declares war on Germany, Austria-Hungary declares war on Russia
1926-Gertrude "Trudy" Ederle swims the English Channel
1935-Cryogenics is a sucess when a monkey "Jekal" is frozen and brought back to life by Dr. Ralph Willard
1965-Beatles release "Help" album
1978-Pope Paul VI dies
1991 World Wide Web becomes publicly available on the internet
2004-Rick James dies
2012-Curiousity Rover lands on Mars

3)The famous people born on this day in history are:
1697-Charles VII The HOly Roman Emperor
1911-Lucille Ball
1917-Robert Mitchum
1928-Andy Warhol

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