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Meme - pass it on...
As per Jezebel's meme post:
Search your birth date (without the year) in Wikipedia. Pick three interesting facts, two births and one death.
I typed "12 january" into Wikipedia and found the following:

Events
  1. 1908 - A long-distance radio message is sent from the Eiffel Tower for the first time.
  2. 1966 - Batman the TV series debuts on ABC.
  3. 1969 - Hard rock band Led Zeppelin release their eponymous first album.

Births
  1. 1737 - John Hancock, American statesman (d. 1793)
  2. 1951 - Rush Limbaugh, American radio personality      [oh god, I'm going to be ill...]

Death
  1. 1976 - Agatha Christie, English writer (b. 1890)

...and one last note:

Tags:
Current Emotional State: geeky geeky

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oregongirl1969 From: oregongirl1969 Date: April 10th, 2006 06:21 am (UTC) (Link)

October 29th

October 29th:

Events:

1792 - Mt. Hood (Oregon) is named after the British naval officer Alexander Arthur Hood
1863 - Sixteen countries meeting in Geneva agree to form the International Red Cross.
1929 - The New York Stock Exchange crashes in what will be called the Crash of '29 or Black Tuesday, ending the Great Bull Market of the 1920s and beginning the Great Depression.

And just to be geeky: 1969 - The first computer-to-computer link is established on ARPANET.

Births:

1967 - Joely Fisher, American actress
1947 - Richard Dreyfuss, American Actor

Deaths:

1997 - Anton LaVey, American founder of the Church of Satan (b. 1930)
[Ya know I just HAD to include this one!]
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