Tuesday, April 11, 2006

On this date...

My birthday: January Seventeenth

3 Events (in this century):

1945 - The Nazis begin the evacuation of the Auschwitz concentration camp as Soviet forces close in.

1975 - Bob Dylan releases Blood on the Tracks, often considered one of his best albums.

1991 - Gulf War: Operation Desert Storm began early in the morning. Iraq fires 8 Scud missiles into Israel in an unsuccessful bid to provoke Israeli retaliation.

3 Births:

1706 - Benjamin Franklin American writer, inventor, publisher, and ambassador (d. 1790)

1899 - Al Capone, American gangster (d. 1947)

1942 - Muhammad Ali, American boxer

1 Death:

1964 - T.H. White, English author (b. 1906)

1 comment:

Benjamin said...

Bob Dylan eh?

Muhammad Ali?

Not bad.