Wiki Birthday meme (January 10th). The rules are… you go to www.wikipedia.org and type in your birthday (only the month and day). Then you write down 3 events, 2 births, and 1 holiday. I decided to tag myself after reading this one at octopus knits.
*49 BC - Julius Caesar crosses the Rubicon, signaling the start of civil war.
*1927 - The film Metropolis by Fritz Lang premieres.
*1990 - Time Warner is formed from the merger of Time Inc. and Warner Communications Inc.
and a bonus one that is scary considering the Time Warner one above
*2000 - America Online announces an agreement to buy Time Warner for $162 billion, the largest corporate merger in history.
*1883 - Aleksei Nikolaevich Tolstoi, Russian writer (d. 1945)
*1949 - George Foreman, American boxer
*Margaret Thatcher day in the Falkland Islands