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Posted by on Aug 3, 2007

Birthday

Set to the Beatles:

Today is my birthday.

It’s my birthday too yeah!

Wait, that doesn’t make any sense.
Regardless, I have turned 32.

To commemorate the event, I thought it might be interesting to note the things that have happened in history on August 3rd, the most notable being my birth in 1975.

This is all courtesy of the History Channel website which can be found by clicking here.

1492 : Columbus sets sail (General Interest)

1846 : Donner party encounters first delay (Old West)

1861 : Last installment of Great Expectations by Charles Dickens is published (Literary)

1894 : Pullman Palace strike is broken (Wall Street)

1900 : Firestone is founded (Automotive)

1914 : Germany and France declare war on each other (World War I)

1916 : Sir Roger Casement hanged (General Interest)

1926 : Tony Bennett is born (Entertainment)

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