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Jan 29

Saturday Night Genealogy Fun – The Date You Were Born

Accepting the mission of Randy Seaver at Genea-Musings, I’ll tell you about the day I was born.
1) Day of the week: Monday [http://www.progenealogists.com/dayborn.htm]
My twin brother was born 5 minutes before I was.
2) What happened in recorded history on that date
[http://www.brainyhistory.com/days/october_20.html]
1536. Danish/Norw king Christian III leads reform in Catholic possessions
1740. Maria Theresa became ruler of Austria, Hungary and Bohemia
1786. Harvard University organizes 1st astronomical expedition in U.S.
1803. U.S. Senate ratifies Louisiana Purchase
1820. Spain sells part of Florida to U.S. for $5 million
3) Famous people born on the same date:
Mickey Mantle
from http://www.famousbirthdays.net/october20.htm
Grandpa (Louis Marshall) Jones
Dr. Joyce Brothers
Snoop Dogg
William Christoper