i was tagged by -Cherry- for the birthday meme. its purpose is to find out what other events n birthdays that happens on the exact day of your birth date.
its kinda interesting, as it pauses us in our track, n realized "well yeah, there isn't just me in this world that owns this date."
date: 26th July
1971 - Apollo Program: Apollo 15 mission.
Apollo 15 was the 9th manned mission in the Apollo Program. the 4th mission to land on the Moon. the 1st to be termed as "J missions" (long duration stays on the Moon focusing on science).
1847 - Liberia declares independence.
Liberia, officially the Republic of Liberia, is a country on the west coast of Africa. Liberia means "Land of the Free". it was supported by the American government, for formerly enslaved Blacks.
1803 - The Surrey Iron Railway (SIR - arguably the world's first public railway) opens in south London.
it was a narrow gauge railway. it linked Wandsworth (south London) n Croydon (Surrey).
1943 - Mick Jagger (The Rolling Stones)
Sir Michael Phillip "Mick" Jagger is an English rock musician, actor, songwriter, record and film producer and businessman.
1791 - Mozart (composer)
Franz Xaver Wolfgang Mozart, also known as Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Jr. was a composer, pianist, conductor, and teacher. he was the youngest child of six born Mozarts.
- Cuba - Anniversary of the Moncada Barracks Attack (1953); "Day of the National Rebellion"
the Moncada Barracks is a military barracks in Santiago de Cuba. on July 26, 1953, the barracks was attacked by a small group of revolutionaries. this armed attack is the beginning of the Cuban Revolution.
the five slots: (the slots are not full yet)
as for the 5 buddies to tag:
----- Start Instructions -----
1. Go to Wikipedia and type in your birthday (month and day).
2. Write down 3 events, 2 births, 1 holiday and tag 5 friends.
3. There are five slots in the Birthday Meme. As you are tagged, you have to remove the name in the first slot and bump everyone up so that your name can be added to the bottom.
----- End Instructions -----