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Birthday meme

I haven't done one of these in a long time!  Stolen from gatsbyfan

Go to Wikipedia and type in your birthday (month and day). Then you write down 3 events, 3 births, 3 deaths, 3 holidays, and tag 3 friends.

April 13
1111 - Henry V is crowned Holy Roman Emperor
1964 - At the Academy Awards, Sidney Poitier becomes the first African-American male to win the Best Actor award for Lillies of the Field
1970 - An oxygen tank aboard Apollo 13 explodes, putting the crew in danger and causing major damage to the spacecraft while en route to the Moon.

1570 - Guy Fawkes, English Catholic conspirator (d. 1606)
1743 - Thomas Jefferson, 3rd President of the United States (d. 1826)
1906 - Samuel Beckett, Irish writer, Nobel laureate (d. 1989)

1638 - Henri, duc de Rohan, French Huguenot leader (b. 1579)
1826 - Franz Danzi, German composer (b. 1763) 
1936 - Milton Brown, American swing bandleader (b. 1903)

First day of Lao new year
Vaisakhi (Sikh religious festival)
Saint Hermenegild

I'm not tagging anyone specifically, but if you want to do it, go right ahead! :-)
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