I'm 31 today. I’m already having a great day.
Here is cool\funny stuff that happened on this day:
– – My favorites – –
1952 – Elizabeth II becomes Queen upon the death of her father George VI. At the exact moment of succession, she was in a treehouse in a tree-top hotel in Kenya.
1977 – Montreal Quebec – Premier Rene Levesque drives over a man lying in a Montreal street; coroner rules no criminal responsibility; Levesque fined $25 for not wearing his glasses at the time of the accident.
2006 – The Conservative Party of Canada takes control of the Canadian government, ending more than twelve years of Liberal rule.
1895 – Babe Ruth, baseball player (d. 1948)
1911 – Ronald Reagan, 40th President of the United States (d. 2004)
1917 – Zsa Zsa Gabor, Hungarian actress
1932 – François Truffaut, French film director (d. 1984)
1940 – Tom Brokaw, American news anchorman
1945 – Bob Marley, Jamaican singer and musician (d. 1981)
1962 – Axl Rose, American singer
1952 – King George VI of the United Kingdom (b. 1895)
1918 – Gustav Klimt, Austrian painter (b. 1862)
Holidays and observances:
– National holiday for the Sami people.
– Waitangi Day – New Zealand.