Steal This Post Thursday MemeFrom: Angela who got this idea from Michele, who stole it from Ethel.
Here are the directions:
"Go to Wikipedia and do a search for your birthday (day and month only, exclude the year).
Post three facts, two births and one death on your blog including the years."
1460 - Wars of the Roses: Battle of Wakefield.
1879 - The Pirates of Penzance is first performed (Paignton, Devon, England).
1948 - The play Kiss Me, Kate opens for the first of 1,077 performances.Two Births:
1865 - Rudyard Kipling, British writer, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1936)
1942 - Michael Nesmith, American singer and musician (The Monkees) also: 1945 - Davy Jones, English singer (The Monkees) (Half the Monkees on my birthday!)
2004 - Artie Shaw, American jazz clarinetist, composer, and bandleader (b. 1910)