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A Blog dedicated to the promotion of the Traditional Roman Catholic Faith in union with HH Benedict XVI, to the preservation of our Traditional Græco-Roman Catholic Civilisation and to the New Crusade against Islam. This Blog is under the Patronage of the Sacred and Immaculate Hearts of Christ our King and His Holy Mother, our Queen and of Santiago Matamoros (St James the Moor-slayer) and the Crusader King, St Louis IX of France.

25 novembre 2006

Birthday Meme

I was tagged by Aaron at the Indolent Server with this one.

Here are the instructions:

1. Go to Wikipedia
2. In the search box, type your birth month and day but not the year.
3. List three events that happened on your birthday
4. List two important birthdays and one death
5. One holiday or observance (if any)

Events:

1830, France invades Algeria.

1865, The First speed limit law is introduced in England.

1951, Shockley invents the transistor.

Birthdays:

1810, P.T. Barnum

1853, Cecil Rhodes

Death:

1948, Georges Bernanos

Holiday:

In the Czech Republic and Slovakia, the arrival of Ss Cyril and Methodius.

Crusty, I'm tagging you! Retirement is no excuse!

1 Comments:

At 25/11/06 05:01, Blogger Grumpy Troll said...

Events:

456 - St. Patrick returns to Ireland as a missionary Bishop.

1566 - 200 Netherlands noblemen, led by Hendrik van Brederode, force themselves into the presence of Margaret of Parma and present the Petition of Compromise, denouncing the Inquisition in the Netherlands and demanding its immediate dismantling. Margaret agrees to suspend the Inquisition while a delegation is sent to Spain to petition Philip II himself.

1992 - Several hundred-thousand abortion rights demonstrators march in Washington, D.C.

Birthday:

1832 - Jules Ferry, French statesman (d. 1893) who created obligatory schooling to rid France of the influence of the Catholic Church

Death:

1419 - Vincent Ferrer, Spanish missionary and saint (b. 1350) who performance at the Disputation of Tortosa led to the conversion of many Jews

Liturgical feast:

Saint Irene (d. 304)

 

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