April 14th, 2006

August 27

I stole this from gazingintochaos. It was fun.

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

Three Neat Facts
1859 - Petroleum discovered in Titusville, Pennsylvania. World's first successful oil well.
1939 - First jet aircraft flight
2003 - Mars makes its closest approach to Earth in nearly 60,000 years, passing approximately 34,646,416 miles (55,758,006 kilometers) from Earth.

Two Births
1910 - Mother Teresa, Albanian missionary and humanitarian, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (d. 1997)
1952 - Paul "Pee-Wee Herman" Reubens, American actor

One Death
1590 - Pope Sixtus V (b. 1521)