Sunday, April 01, 2007

Wikipedia Tag

I thought I would put in my year as well and this is what I found...

Three events:

  1. 1520 - Stockholm Bloodbath begins: A successful invasion of Sweden by Danish forces results in the execution of around 100 people.
  2. 1793 - In Paris, the French Revolutionary government opens the Louvre to the public as a museum.
  3. 1973 - The right ear of John Paul Getty III is delivered to a newspaper together with a ransom note, convincing his father to pay 2.9 million USD.

Two Important Birthdays and one death:

  1. Birth - 1927 - Patti Page, American singer
  2. Birth - 1723 - John Byron, British naval officer (d. 1786)
  3. Death - 1674 - John Milton, English poet (b. 1608)

One Holiday or Observance:

  1. Saint Michael's Day in Greece and Cyprus and to those of Greek Orthodox faith worldwide

1 comment:

Evie Sears said...

Hey, we both had French Revolutionary days!