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Educational Birthday Meme

Instructions: Go over to Wikipedia and enter the day you were born and then pick 3 events, 2 births and 1 holiday that occurred on your birthday.

Events:

  • 637 - Antioch surrenders to the Muslim forces under Rashidun Caliphate after the Battle of Iron bridge.
  • 1137 - Battle of Rignano between Ranulf of Apulia and Roger II of Sicily.
  • 1270 - The Eighth Crusade and siege of Tunis end by an agreement between Charles I of Sicily (brother to King Louis IX of France, who had died months earlier) and the sultan of Tunis.

    Births:

  • 1218 - Emperor Chukyo of Japan (d. 1234)
  • 1513 - Jacques Amyot, French writer (d. 1593)

    Holiday:

  • Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Political Repressions in post-Soviet states
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