Marlissa Campbell (plaguedocs) wrote,
Marlissa Campbell
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Everybody's been doing this, so I had to do it too.

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

July 22

3 events:

1298 - Battle of Falkirk - Edward I (Longshanks) of England and his longbowmen defeat William Wallace and his scottish schiltrons outside the town.

1587 - Colony of Roanoke: A second group of English settlers arrive on Roanoke Island off of North Carolina to re-establish the deserted colony.

1934 - Outside Chicago's Biograph Theatre, "Public Enemy No. 1" John Dillinger is mortally wounded by FBI agents.

2 births:

1822 - Gregor Mendel, Austrian geneticist (d. 1884)

1908 - Amy Vanderbilt, American author on etiquette (d. 1974)

1 death:

1932 - Florenz Ziegfeld, theatrical producer (b. 1867)
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