Tuesday, July 11, 2006
Go to Wikipedia and search on your birthday (but not year). List three events that happened. List two important birthdays and one interesting death. List one holiday or observance (if any).

  • 1184 BC - Trojan War: Troy was sacked and burned, according to the calculations of Eratosthenes.

  • 1770 - Captain James Cook runs aground on the Great Barrier Reef.

  • 2004 - Ronald Reagan's funeral held at Washington National Cathedral.

  • Births
  • 1956 - Joe Montana. American football player

  • 1959 - Hugh Laurie, English actor and comedian

  • Death
  • 323 BC - Alexander the Great , King of Macedon (b. 356 BC)

  • Holiday and Observance
  • Kamehameha Day, official state holiday of Hawai'i, United States, in honor of its first monarch, celebrated with floral parades, hula competition, and festivals


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