Go to www.wikipedia.com and look up your birth day (excluding the year). List three neat facts, two births and one death in your journal, including the year.
1910 – Henri Fabre becomes the first person to fly a seaplane after taking off from a water runway near Martigues, France.
1930 – Constantinople and Angora change their names to Istanbul and Ankara.
2006 – At least 1 million union members, students and unemployed take to the streets in France in protest at the government’s proposed First Employment Contract law.
1897 – Sepp Herberger, German football coach (d. 1977)
1981 – Julia Stiles, American actress
1941 – Virginia Woolf, English feminist writer (b. 1882)