Friday, January 19, 2007

The year I was born

In 1944 (the year you were born)

Franklin Delano Roosevelt is president of the US

DNA, the basic genetic material of the cell, is found by scientists at the Rockefeller Institute

D-Day, the Normandy invasion of Europe by the US and the Allies begins

US forces land at Leyte, in the Philippines

President Roosevelt signs the GI Bill giving education and housing benefits to veterans

A tip leads the Gestapo to a sealed-off area in an Ams
terdam warehouse where they find Jewish diarist Anne Frank and her family

Franklin D. Roosevelt becomes the only U.S. president to be elected to a fourth term

Jimmy Page, Jerry Springer and Diana Ross are born

St. Louis Cardinals win the World Series

Green Bay Packers win the NFL championship

Montreal Canadiens win the Stanley Cup

Pippi Longstocking is published in Sweden
What Happened the Year You Were Born?

This is me, eight days old.


Solitary Dancer said...

Hmm, I'll have to see what happened when I was born. It is interesting.

I love the picture of you. Just precious.


Heather in Beautiful British Columbia said...

Really nice the way you personalized it with your baby picture! Thanks for stopping by and commenting :)