aefenglommung (aefenglommung) wrote,

Wikipedia Birthday Meme for my Birthday

1877 - Chief Joseph surrenders his Nez Percé band to General Nelson A. Miles.
1969 - The first broadcast of Monty Python's Flying Circus.
1991 - The first official version of the Linux kernel, version 0.02, is released.

1703 - Jonathan Edwards, American minister (d. 1758)
1829 - Chester A. Arthur, 21st President of the United States (d.1886)
1936 - Václav Havel, playwright and President of the Czech Republic

578 - Justin II, Byzantine Emperor
1791 - Grigori Potemkin, Russian statesman (b. 1739)
1813 - Tecumseh, Shawnee leader

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