Saturday, July 01, 2006

4th of July Tag Party

4th of July Tag Party:
Instructions:
1. Go to Wikipedia.
2. In the search box, type your birth month and day (but not year).
3. List three important events that happened on your birthday.
4. List two interesting birthdays and one interesting death.
5. List one holiday or observance (if none, make one up).
Three events from July 26 (yes, you may purchase me gifts from the Amazon.com wish list if you like):

1887 - L. L. Zamenhof publishes "Dr. Esperanto's International Language".
1947 - Cold War: U.S. President Harry S. Truman signs the National Security Act into United States law creating the Central Intelligence Agency, Department of Defense, Joint Chiefs of Staff, and the National Security Council. Exactly a year later, U.S. President Harry S. Truman signs Executive Order 9981 desegregating the military of the United States.
1953 - Fidel Castro leads an unsuccessful attack on the Moncada Barracks, thus beginning the Cuban Revolution.

Two birthdays:

Salvador Allende
Mick Jagger

One death:

Sam Houston

One holiday:

Independence Day (Liberia and also the Maldives)