Mr Barguzin Posted April 12, 2006 Share Posted April 12, 2006 Started going through various days at "Any-Day-In-History" and thought of an interesting variation, rather than birthdays. Given the following events, what is the date? births 1826 Stephen Foster Lawrencevil, Pa, composer (Oh! Susanna, Swanee River) 1878 George M Cohan entertainer, Give my regards to Broadway 1900 Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong New Orleans LA, jazz musician (Hello Dolly) 1927 Gina Lollobrigida Subiaco Italy, actress (Trapeze, Falcon Crest) 1946 Michael Milken LA Calif, partner (Intl Capital Access Group) 1963 Henri Leconte France, tennis player (French finalist 1988) deaths 1848 Francois Rene de Chateaubriand French novelist/politician, dies 1938 Suzanne Lenglen 6 time Wimbeldon champ, dies at 39 of anemia On this day: 1817 Construction on Erie Canal begins 1865 1st edition of "Alice in Wonderland" is published 1969 "Give Peace a Chance" by Plastic Ono Band is released in the UK 1969 140,000 attend Atlanta Pop Festival featuring Led Zep & Janis Joplin 1969 Ann Jones defeats Billie Jean King for Wimbeldon Ladies championship 1987 Martina Navratilova wins 6th straight Wimbeldon defeats Steffi Graf 1987 Nazi Klaus Barbie, "Butcher of Lyon" convicted by a French court 1988 Steffan Edberg beats Boris Becker for Wimbeldon crown It would be nice if someone guessed it, so please give reasons *grin* Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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