A special day!

What have these people got in common;

  • Brad Pitt
  • Betty Grable
  • Franz Ferdinand
  • Christina Aguillera
  • Robson Green
  • Steven Spielberg
  • Keith Richards
  • Celia Johnson
  • Joseph Stalin

I’ll give you a clue:

  • 218 BC – Second Punic War and Hannibal defeat the Romans
  • 1271 – Kublai Khan starts of the Yuan dynasty
  • 1688 – The inhabitants of Derry shut the city gates against the army of James II
  • 1777 – The United States celebrates its first Thanksgiving
  •  1892 premiere performance of The Nutcracker 
  • 1916 – World War I: The Battle of Verdun ends
  • 1939 – World War II: The Battle of the Heligoland Bight
  • 1969 – Capital punishment in the United Kingdomis stopped

These  people were all born and these things all happened on December 18th… December 18th is my husband’s birthday!!

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