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Shooting From The Hip
Observations From The Outside
Through The Years 
17th-Aug-2008 09:13 am
Comtemplative - Doctor
Go over to Wikipedia and enter your birth date (month/day) and then pick 3 events, 2 births and 1 holiday that occurred on the day of your birthday.

November 8

Events:

* 1793 - In Paris, the French Revolutionary government opens the Louvre to the public as a museum.
* 1895 - While experimenting with electricity, Wilhelm Röntgen discovers the X-ray.
* 1973 - The right ear of John Paul Getty III is delivered to a newspaper together with a ransom note, convincing his father to pay 2.9 million USD.

Births
1431 - Vlad III the Impaler, Wallachian prince (d. 1476)
1847 - Bram Stoker, Irish novelist (d. 1912)

Holiday
Synaxis of the Archangel Michael and the other Bodiless Powers of Heaven in Greece, Cyprus and all other Eastern Orthodox Churches worldwide
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