Thursday, July 7, 2011

GT: My Birthday Trivia

Gosh! I was so outdated. I've been so busy with something. (I have yet to reveal that "something" because we're still working on it, i promise i will reveal it as soon as the first progress :) Okay so back in here, i have missed several weeks already (finally, i have time to be able to join again.. hoorah!) and am kinda late for this post but i don't wanna miss this month's new theme in GT which is a birthday trivia. Meaning any events and holidays that actually happened during our birth date.

So as for my birthday which is DEC. 8. I have found this infos via google.

As we all know, Dec 8 is the Feast of the Immaculate Conception. ( I should have been named- Maria Immaculada Concepcion or MIC for short.. haha)

Event History in the Philippines

1941 -Japanese bombers attacked Clark Air Base and other American camps in Baguio City, Manila and Davao. This signaled the beginning of the Japanese Occupation in the Philippines.
1972 - the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) was created by virtue of Presidential Decree

 Personalities who shares the same birth date as mine

1978 - Pia Arcangel -  a television newscaster and journalist in the Philippines

1952 - "Nikki" Marquez-Lim Coseteng -  is a Filipina politician who has served in the 8th Congress of the Philippines and the Senate of the Philippines.

1981 -Richard Poon  is a Chinese singer-songwriter and TV personality in the Philippines


1854 - The Immaculate Conception of the Virgin Mary

1941 - World War II

1966 – The Greek ship SS Heraklion sinks in a storm in the Aegean Sea, killing over 200.

1972 – United Airlines Flight 553 crashes after aborting its landing attempt at Chicago Midway International Airport, killing 45.

1980 –John Lennon, an English musician and peace activist, is murdered by Mark David Chapman, a mentally unstable fan, in front of The Dakota apartment building in New York City.

2009 – Bombings in Baghdad, Iraq kill 127 and injure 448.

2010 - Paris closes the Eiffel Tower due to snow


1542 – Mary, Queen of Scots
1574 – Maria Anna of Bavaria, consort of Ferdinand II
    1626 – Queen Christina of Sweden
    1699 – Queen Maria Josepha of Poland
    1708 – Francis I, Holy Roman Emperor
    1730 – Jan Ingenhousz, Dutch physician, physiologist and botanist
    1795 – Peter Andreas Hansen, Danish astronomer
    1916 – Richard Fleischer, American film director
    1953 – Kim Basinger, American actress
    1957 – Phil Collen, English guitarist
    1964 – Teri Hatcher, American actress
    1993 – AnnaSophia Robb, American actress and singer

    ** whoa! i share the same birth date with several royal personalites and even genius ones.

    Holiday and Observances

    Bodhi Day (Japan)

    Constitution Day (Romania)

    Feast of the Immaculate Conception (public holidays in several countries, a Holy Day of Obligation in the United States, the Philippines and Ireland)
    Day of the National Army of Spain (Spain)
    Festival of Lights (Lyon)

    Mother's Day (Panama)

    More bday trivia at

    Advance Happy Birthday to GT host Kaye :)


    jared's mum said...

    interesting facts + trivia about your birthday!
    here is my entry, happy GT :D

    Anonymous said...

    wow a lot of local artists share the same birthday as you do. i don't have any. sadness. hehe

    Karren said...

    It's the feast of Immaculate conception.. yeah read it right you should've be named by Maria..hihihi

    Happy GT.. Late posting and visiting..mine is up here

    I am your newest follower here.. yey!.. hope you can follow me too.. Thanks a lot..mwuah


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