What do you do when you're bored?

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  1. Vorak

    Vorak Administrator Staff Member

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    Events
    694 - Hispano-Visigothic king Egica accuses Jews of aiding Muslims, sentencing all Jews to slavery.
    1799 - Napoleon Bonaparte leads the Coup d'état of 18 Brumaire ending the unwieldy Directory government, and becoming one of its three Consuls
    2005 - Muriel Degauque becomes the first Belgian female suicide bomber, wounding one in Iraq.

    Births
    1873 - Otfrid Foerster, German neurologist
    1936 - Mikhail Tal, Latvian chess player

    Death
    1888 - Mary Jane Kelly, Victim of the infamous Whitechapel serial killer known as Jack the Ripper

    Something Extra
    November 9th is often called Germany's Schicksalstag (day of fate) due to the events of 1848, 1918, 1923, 1938, and 1989.
     
  2. Maximus

    Maximus New Member

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    Events:
    1001 - Leif Erikson discovers America, 500 years before Columbus.

    1938 -German scientists Otto Hahn and Fritz Strassmann discovered that a tiny portion of the uranium atom's mass could be converted into an estimated 200 million electron volts of potentially usable energy. This process was to be called fission.

    October 4, 1957 - The Soviet Union successfully launched Sputnik I, the world's first artificial satellite.


    Births:
    October 12, 1875 - Edward Alexander Crowley, Poet and Mountaneer

    July 12, 1895 - Richard Buckminster "Bucky" Fuller, Inventer and Architect


    Deaths:

    April 18, 1955 - Dr. Albert Einstien, Physicist
     
  3. mathboy

    mathboy New Member

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    Uh, they are supposed to have happened on your birthday.
     
  4. Maximus

    Maximus New Member

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    yeah... I knew that.... No really..., I was still recovering from the baby-seal bashing comments.

    Events:
    1999 - 7.8 magnitude earthquake in Turkey kills more than 17000.

    1969 - Hurricane Camille is said to be the worst storm ever to hit mainland United States. With winds in excess of 200 mph and tides over 20 feet.

    1862 - Indian Wars: Lakota (Sioux) uprising begins in Minnesota as desperate Lakota attack white settlements along the Minnesota River. They will be overwhelmed by the U.S. military six weeks later.

    Deaths:
    1987 - Rudolf Hess, Adolf Hitler's second in command, committed suicide.

    2003 - LANGLEY, Washington -- A 40-year-old carnival worker was killed at the Island County Fair Saturday after when his hair got caught on a roller coaster car, pulling him up as high as 40 feet before he fell, back-first, onto a fence, according to a Local 6 News report.


    Births:
    Robert De Nero, Actor
     
  5. mathboy

    mathboy New Member

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    Uh, you're sopposed to have two births and one death.:)
     
  6. Bunny

    Bunny New Member

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    Mathboy, you're a doll :heart:

    Vorak, you stole my mom's birthday!
     
  7. Vorak

    Vorak Administrator Staff Member

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    Yeah, sorry about that, but I had to steal it, if I hadn't I wouldn't have been born.
     
  8. Maximus

    Maximus New Member

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    Wow Mathboy, you must be a lawyer...? Personally I dont worry
    about conformity as much, but since your so concerned:

    1786 - Davy Crocket, Statesman and celebrated Hero
     
  9. rosenshyne

    rosenshyne New Member

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    one of my ancestresses was supposed to marry one of Davy Crockett's best friends, some guy named Campbell. she ran away instead.
     
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    Events
    362 - Roman Emperor Julian promulgates an edict that recognizes equal rights to all the religions in the Roman Empire.
    1789 - George Washington is unanimously elected to be the first President of the United States by the U.S. Electoral College.
    1943 - Battle of Stalingrad ends.

    Births
    1964 - Noodles, American guitarist (The Offspring)
    1975 - Natalie Imbruglia, Australian musician and actress

    Deaths
    1983 - Karen Carpenter, American singer and musician (Carpenters) (anorexia) (b. 1950)

    Not that many famous people or events on my birthday.
     
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    1314 - Start of the Battle of Bannockburn south of Stirling
    1532 - Henry VIII & François I sign secret treaty against Emperor Charles V.
    1812 - Napoleon begins the famous offensive on Russia, which fails horribly.

    ...

    1534 - Oda Nobunaga, Japanese warlord (d. 1582)
    1800 - Karol Marcinkowski, Polish physician and social activist (d. 1846)

    ...

    79 - Vespasian, Roman Emperor (b. 9)
     
  12. DarkUnderlord

    DarkUnderlord Administrator Staff Member

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    Etnevs:
    • 1064 - Waillim Sreapsekahe's tdegarty Ollehto is petneserd for the fsrit tmie, at Wlahetihl Pcalae in Lodnon.
    • 1675 - The Bsitirh Pnemailrat etcans the Smatp Act on the 13 ceinolos in oedrr to hlep pay for Bsitirh mratiliy onoitareps in Ntroh Acirema.
    • 1399 - The fsrit ribbat bron aetfr aaicifitrl ioitanimesnn is swohn to the wlrod.
    Bhtris:
    • 1697 - Tnia Anera, Aailartsun segnir
    • 1792 - Tnoi Cttelloe, Aailartsun asertcs
    Dhtaes:
    • 1799 - Mimae Eewohnesir, Fsrit Lday of the Uetind Setats (b. 1986)
    Gseus my badhtriy mehtor frekcus!
     
  13. Vorak

    Vorak Administrator Staff Member

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  14. DarkUnderlord

    DarkUnderlord Administrator Staff Member

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    Sorry, that invitation was only open to mother fuckers.

    OH WAIT, I GUESS THAT MEANS YOU QUALIFY THEN.

    Congratulations! You are correct. You win a prize!

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  15. Vorak

    Vorak Administrator Staff Member

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  17. DarkFool

    DarkFool Nemesis of the Ancients

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    Ok, I can't read that shit. It's beyond comprehension.
     
  18. rosenshyne

    rosenshyne New Member

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    Events

    1590 - Pope Urban VII dies 13 days after being chosen as the Pope, making his reign the shortest papacy in history.
    1964 - The Warren Commission releases its report, concluding that Lee Harvey Oswald, acting alone, assassinated President John F. Kennedy.
    1998 - Google is first established

    Births

    1947 - Meat Loaf, American singer and actor
    1984 - Avril Lavigne, Canadian singer and songwriter

    Deaths

    1590 - Pope Urban VII (b. 1521)
    1700 - Pope Innocent XII (b. 1615)

    ha! two deaths for the price of one!
     
  19. DarkFool

    DarkFool Nemesis of the Ancients

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    Happy 999th post Mathboy!

    Thank you! I think I'll stop posting now and just edit what you write. Or maybe not. //mathboy
     
  20. Bunny

    Bunny New Member

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    You know, that editing thing is kinda creepy. It's as if mathboy's the voice inside our heads.

    Have a safe passage to the 1000, babe! :heart:
     
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