Historical Meme

(Swiped from pretty damn near everyone)

1. Go to Wkipedia and enter your DOB minus year.

2. List three historical events, two births and one death that happened on your birthday.

June 13th

Three Events

  • 1889 – Fish fall from the sky in Holland – (not from Wikipedia, since most of the entries are boring. This one is a fortean event.)
  • 1920 – The United States Postal Service rules that children may not be sent via parcel post.
  • 1966 – The United States Supreme Court rules in Miranda v. Arizona that the police must inform suspects of their rights before questioning them.

Two Births

  • 1865 – William Butler Yeats, Irish writer, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1939)
  • 1892 – Basil Rathbone, English actor (d. 1967)

One Death

  • 1645 – Miyamoto Musashi, Japanese swordsman

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