- born on a Saturday.
- my star sign is Virgo.
- my birthstone is Sapphire.
- The season was Summer.
- me were born in the Chinese year of the Dog.
- The US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
- The UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
- In dog years you are 189 years old.
- You are approximately 852,154,893 seconds old.
- You are approximately 236,710 hours old
Events and birthdays around the world on this day...
In 1609 Henry Hudson discovers Manhattan island.
In 1709 English, Dutch and Austrians defeat French in Battle of Malplaquet.
In 1875 1st newspaper cartoon strip.
In 1885 David Herbert "DH" Lawrence England, writer (Lady Chatterly's Lover), born.
In 1917 Ferdinand Marcos Philippines Pres (1965-86), born.
In 1932 Valentino, Milan Italy, fashion designer (Jacquline Kennedy Onasis), born.
In 1935 Gherman Titov USSR, 1st man to spend a day in space (Vostok 2), born.
In 1941 FDR orders any Axis ship found in American waters be shot on sight.
In 1960 The 17th Olympic games close in Rome.
In 1961 Virginia Madsen Chicago Ill, actress (Dune, Highlander, Class), born.
In 1961 Bob Dylan's 1st NY performance.
In 1965 Beatles' Help!, album goes #1 and stays #1 for 9 weeks.
In 1971 Nikita Khrushchev dies of a heart attack at 77.
In 1973 Chile's President, Salvador Allende, deposed in a military coup.
In 1987 Lorne Greene actor (Bonanza, Battlestar Galactica), dies at 72.
In 1988 Peter Tosh reggae singer shot dead at 43 in Jamacia.
In 2001 Terrorists hijack commercial passenger planes and fly them into the World Trade Centre Towers in New York and the Pentagon in Washington.