This is my birthday Meme! I was kindly tagged by the lovely Elaine
Well this is my very first Meme! It isn’t that long ago that I had no idea what a meme was!
Without further ado here we go:
1) When is your birthday? February 27th
2) Pick three people who share your birthday and share what you know about them?
rhozonda ‘chilli’ Thomas
One of the girls from the Group TLC who had hits like ‘ain’t to proud to beg’ & Waterfall’
Peter Andre 27/02/73
Yes unfortunately I share a birthday with this poor excuse for a pop-star. Although nowadays he is better known for his antics with the great intellectual Katie Price aka Jordan
Chelsea Victoria Clinton 27/02/80
Everybody knows that name! Bill & Hilary’s daughter!
3) Is anyone listed as being born on the same day as you (ie the same year)? If so, what do you know about them?
Prodromos Korkizoglou (Greece)
He is the current holder of the national decathlon record (8069 points) and his highest distinction was the gold medal at the 2001 Mediterranean Games. He sustained an ankle injury in 2004, which failed to heal completely by the 2004 Olympics. He has not been able to compete since.
4) List three people who died on your birthday and tell us what you know about them?
Louis Vuitton (4 August 1821 – 27 February 1892), was the founder of the world-famous Louis Vuitton brand of leather goods now owned by LVMH. He had established a reputation in his fields of making luggage, thus was appointed as trunk-maker to Empress Eugénie de Montijo, wife of Napoleon III. Through his experience with French royalty, he developed advanced knowledge of what made a good travelling case. It was then that he began to design his own luggage, setting the foundations for LV Co.
Paul Oswald Ahnert (22 November 1897 – 27 February 1989) was a German astronomer. He first became famous in Germany for publishing the “Kalender für Sternenfreunde” from 1948 until 1988, an annual calendar of astronomical events.
Terence Alan Patrick Seán “Spike” Milligan KBE (16 April 1918 – 27 February 2002) was a comedian, writer, musician, poet, playwright, soldier and actor. His early life was spent in India, where he was born, but the majority of his working life was spent in the United Kingdom. He became an Irish citizen in 1962 after the British government
5 List three notable events that took place on your birthday
1594 – Henry IV is crowned King of France.
1812 – Poet Lord Byron gives his first address as a member of the House of Lords, in defense of Luddite violence against Industrialism in his home county of Nottinghamshire.
2004 – The initial version of the John Jay Report, with details about the Catholic sexual abuse scandal in the United States, is released.
and lastly Tell us about a holiday that falls on your birthday
National Day, celebrates the first independence of Dominican Republic from Haiti in 1844.