Go to Wikipedia and look up your birthday (excluding the year). List three neat facts, two births and one death in your journal, including the year.


1508 - Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor, is defeated in Friulia by Venetian forces; he is forced to sign a three-year truce and cede several territories to Venice

1971 - Soyuz program: Soyuz 11 launches.

2002 - A near-Earth asteroid estimated at 10 metres diameter explodes over the Mediterranean Sea. The resulting explosion is estimated to have a force of 26 kilotons, slightly more powerful than the Nagasaki atomic bomb.


1599 - Diego Velázquez, Spanish painter (d. 1660)

1872 - Tsarina Alexandra of Russia (d. 1918)


1563 - Ikeda Nagamasa, Japanese samurai commander (b. 1519)

June 6th is also the South Korean Memorial Day...