professornana (professornana) wrote,
professornana
professornana

on this day in history....

Go to Wikipedia. Find 4 events, 3 births, 2 deaths, and 1 holiday and post in your journal.

THE EVENTS:

1859 - John Brown leads raid on Harper's Ferry, West Virginia
1923 - The Walt Disney Company is founded by Walt Disney and his brother, Roy Disney.
1978 - Pope John Paul II is elected in Rome.
1991 - Luby's massacre: George Hennard runs amok in Killeen, Texas, killing 23 and wounding 20 in Luby's Cafeteria.

THE BIRTHS:

1758 - Noah Webster, American lexicographer (d. 1843)
1854 - Oscar Wilde, Irish writer (d. 1900)
1977 - John Mayer, American musician

THE DEATHS:

1992 - Alvin Schwartz
1992 - Shirley Booth, American actress (b. 1898)

THE HOLIDAY;

National Feral Cat Day in the United States.

Hmmmmm................................
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