Tuesday, March 31, 2009

What Happened on This Day?

Let's check out some events that happened in March 31st:

1596 - René Descartes, French mathematician (d. 1650)
1685 - Johann Sebastian Bach Influential German composer and organist. (d. 1750)
1878 - Jack Johnson, American boxer (d. 1946)
1929 - Liz Claiborne, Belgian-born American fashion designer (d. 2007)
1943 - Christopher Walken, American actor
1948 - Al Gore, former Vice President of the United States and recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize
1971 - Ewan McGregor, Scottish actor

Hm, not really an interesting day for births, but I don't mind sharing this day with the likes of Christopher Walken and THE MAN Al Gore :D

New Jersey celebrates "Thomas Mundy Peterson Day," in honor of the historic first African-American to vote n an election under the just-enacted provisions of the 15th Amendment to the United States Constitution.

As for current events, the Slumdog Millionare DVD is released today.


Jen Shin said...

Happy Birthday!

You should also add that it's the final episode of BBF, which deserves to be logged in the history books. ;)