In a new series I will be posting interesting facts about the current day to get your day going. Who knows maybe you will learn something new. I cant post every single thing that happened that will just be way too long of read but I will try to post the most interesting things.
Today is April 13 2011.
*Thomas Jefferson (1743) Would be 268 today. He was a past United States President.
*Max Weinberg (1951) He is 60 today. He was the band leader for Conan O'Brien show.
*Don Adams (1926) He would be 85. He was the star of the tv series Get Smart.
*Al Green (1946) He is 65 today. He is a famous R&B singer.
*Thomas Jefferson Day-Self explanatory
*Sinhala and Tamil New Year (Sri Lanka) - This is Sri Lankas New Year. Many other South and Southeast Asian countries celebrate around this time.
*837 - Best view of Halley's Comet in 2000 years
*1204 - Crusaders occupy Constantinople
*1241 - Battle at Theiss: Mongols beat Hungarian King Béla IV
*1250 - The Seventh Crusade is defeated in Egypt, Louis IX of France is captured
*1556 - Portuguese Marranos who revert back to Judaism burned by order of Pope
Thank you for taking the time to read my first part of many installments of Why is Today Special? Hope you enjoyed it.