David Brider (davidbrider) wrote,
David Brider
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Meme

Gacked from amberb_uk

Look up your birthday in Wikipedia. Pick 4 events, 3 births, 2 deaths, and 1 holiday.

December 18th:

Events
1620 - The Mayflower lands in present-day Plymouth, Massachusetts delivering 102 Pilgrims.

1888 - Richard Wetherill and his brother in-law discover the ancient Indian ruins of Mesa Verde.

1912 -The Piltdown Man, later discovered to be a hoax, is supposedly found in the Piltdown Gravel Pit, by Charles Dawson.

1966 - Saturn's moon Epimetheus is discovered by Richard L. Walker.

Births
1707 - Charles Wesley, English Methodist hymnist (ah, no wonder I'm still a Methodist at heart...)

1939 - Michael Moorcock, English author

1946 - Steven Spielberg, American film director

Deaths
1290 - King Magnus I of Sweden

2000 - Kirsty MacColl, English singer and songwriter :o(

Holiday
Roman festivals - Feast of Epona (during Saturnalia)

So yeah, not a bad day to be born on...
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