Tagged by Roadchick.

1. Go to wikipedia and type in your birthday, month and day only.
2. List 3 events that occurred on that day.
3. List 2 important birthdays.
4. List 1 death.
5. List a holiday or observance. (if any)
6. Tag 5 other bloggers.

21st November:


1877 - Thomas Edison announces his invention of the phonograph, a machine that can record sound.

1905 - Albert Einstein's paper, "Does the Inertia of a Body Depend Upon Its Energy Content?", is published in the journal "Annalen der Physik". This paper reveals the relationship between energy and mass. This leads to the famous equation e=mc².

1980 - Who Shot JR? - The Dallas Episode "Who Done It?" aired on US television. It was one of the highest-rated episodes of a TV show ever aired.


1694 - Voltaire, French philosopher

1965 - Björk, Icelandic singer


496 - Pope Gelasius I


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Tag yourselves, I'm not doing it.


zhoen said...


Floraine Kay said...

a sagitarius. Karen's sign. Your birthday is three days before hers
I'm too demoralized to do this, but think it's a fun idea.

Floraine Kay said...

too lazy, I put a link up for everything that happened on my birthday across the centuries. Check it out. Apparently emperors have risen and fallen.
Famous conductors were born...

Pacian said...

A scorpio, actually, by the dates astrologers use - although the precession of the Earth does mean that those dates are no longer correct, and, as you can see here, both Karen and me are actually Libras. (Astrology is a four letter word on this blog, but I will let it slide, because it's you.)

Apparently emperors have risen and fallen. Famous conductors were born...

Yikes! An auspicious date, if ever there was one! Perhaps you're destined for truly great things, Floraine.