Go to Wikipedia and look up your birthday (excluding the year). List three neat facts, two births (OK, I did three) and one death in your journal, including the year.
- Naturalist Charles Darwin returns to Falmouth, England aboard the HMS
Beagle after a five-year journey collecting biological data he will
later use to develop his theory of evolution. (Go, Chuck!)
1959 - The Twilight Zone pilot premieres.
2001 - First palindromic MM-DD-YYYY date since August 31, 1380.
1800 - Nat Turner, American leader of slave uprising (d. 1831)
1890 - Groucho Marx, American comedian and actor (d. 1977)
1945 - Don McLean, American songwriter
1846 - Benjamin Waterhouse, Cambridge physician and medical professor (smallpox vaccine pioneer) (b. 1754)