8292 – Filler!

Some quizzles snagged from eryx_uk :

1. What’s the weather like?

78°F – Feels Like 80°F
Partly Cloudy
Wind: From SSE at 13 mph
Humidity: 60%
Pressure: 30.07 in.
Dew Point: 63°F
Visibility: 10.0 milesGeotarget

2. When is the last time you felt appreciated?

I’ve got some lovely friends who make me feel appreciated every time I speak to them. I’m very fortunate… I’d say via e-mail today.

3. What is the last bad news you heard?

That the prez authorised the leaking of classified CIA information, including the identity of a covert agent.

4. What is your favorite sad song?

Depends on the type of sadness desired/reflected. Mike + the Mechanics, the living years is a powerful one re: my dad.

5. Tell us about something you’re obsessed with:

Information. Knowledge about anything, especially History, Science, and Sociology. Researching, (especially on the internet) of same. Feed my brain!


Go to Wikipedia and put in your birth date. Don’t put in the year. Post in your LJ with three neat/important events, two births, and two deaths!

(My B’day is on Feb 02)

Events:

962Translatio imperii: Pope John XII crowns Otto I, Holy Roman Emperor, the first Holy Roman Emperor in nearly 40 years.

1653New Amsterdam (later renamed New York City) is incorporated. [Why they Changed it, I can’t say, people just liked it better that way]

1870 – It is revealed that the famed Cardiff Giant was just carved gypsum and not the petrified remains of a human.

Births:

1208James I of Aragon (d. 1276)

1882James Joyce, Irish author (d. 1941)

Deaths:

1661Lucas Holstenius, German humanist (b. 1596)

1969Boris Karloff, English actor (b. 1887)

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