tylerpierce (tylerpierce) wrote,

At this point in time

Meme acquired from indigo_eyz.
Wikipedia your birthday and pick 4 events, 3 births, 2 deaths, and 1 holiday.


  • 1703 - Tsar Peter the Great founds the city of Saint Petersburg.
  • 1895 - Oscar Wilde is imprisoned for sodomy.
  • 1939: DC Comics publishes its second superhero in Detective Comics #27; he is Batman, one of the most topical comic book superheroes of all time.
  • 1941: The German battleship Bismarck is sunk in the North Atlantic killing almost 2,100 men.

These were tough to choose. Apparently it's an interesting day to be born.

  • 1915 - Herman Wouk, American writer
  • 1923 - Henry Kissinger, United States Secretary of State, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize
  • 1934 - Harlan Ellison, American author


  • 1941 - Gunther Lutjens, German admiral, died in sinking of the German battleship Bismarck
  • 2006 - Paul Gleason, American actor (best known as the principal from The Breakfast Club)


  • Mother's Day in Bolivia (Día de la Madre) (it was either that or a bunch of saints' days)

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