My Birthday Meme

Mummy Constant tagged me to take part in a linky set up by The Five F’s, where we all discover facts about the day we were born

When is your birthday?
26th September 1978

Pick three people who share your birthday and what you know about them?
Robert Kipkoech Cheruiyot, who is a long-distance runner from Kenya 

T.S Eliot, An American-Born British writer and poet.  He was also a Nobel Laureate (he wrote the Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats which was turned into the musical Cats)

Winnie Mandela,  She is a South African Politician who has headed the African National Congress Women’s League.  She was also married to Nelson Mandela when he became President of South Africa in May 1934 they separated two years later. 

Is anyone listed as being born on the same day (ie same year)? If so, what do you know about them?
Robert Kipkoech Cheruiyot, Kenyan long-distance runner

List three people who died on your birthday and what you know about them
Betty Carter who was an American Singer died on 26th September 1998.

Levi Strauss An American Clothing Manufacturer died on 26th September 1902, most famously remembered for Levi Jeans.

John Byron who was an English Poet died on 26th September 1763

List three notable events that took place on your birthday
Sir Francis Drake finishes his circumnavigation of  the earth on 26th September 1580

On 26th September 1984 United Kingdom agreed to the hand over of Hong Kong.

The September 26th 1960, saw the first televised debate takes place in Chicago between Presidential candidates Richard M Nixon and John F Kennedy

Tell us about a holiday that falls on your birthday

New Zealand Celebrate Dominion Day on 26th September.  Its is the anniversary of the day in  1907 when New Zealand was granted Dominion status within the British Empire.  However it is no longer observed as a statutory bank holiday.  

I’m tagging:

 Mummy Vs Work

Mummy of 3 Diaries 

Multiple Mummy 

Mummy Mummy Mum 

I really enjoyed this meme, I learnt alot about what happened on my birthday

2 thoughts on “My Birthday Meme

  1. SusanKMann says:

    This is really interesting x

  2. I have only just seen this! Thanks for the tag. x

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