Not clear where this came from, but:
Go to Wikipedia (http://www.wikipedia.org/). Type in your birth date (but not year). List three events that happened on your birthday. List two important birthdays and one interesting death. Post this in your journal.
My birthdate is February 2, aka Groundhog Day.
1709 - Alexander Selkirk is rescued from shipwreck on a desert island, inspiring the book Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe.
1933 - Adolf Hitler dissolves the German Parliament.
1990 - Apartheid: In South Africa President F.W. de Klerk allows the African National Congress to legally function again and promises to set Nelson Mandela free.
1882 - James Joyce, Irish author (d. 1941)
1949 - Brent Spiner, American actor
1461 - Owen Tudor, Welsh founder of the Tudor dynasty of England
In addition to Dead People Server, I've been tracking a list of people born in 1957.
States Visited Meme
A new hack from Google, apparently.
create your own visited states map
or check out these Google Hacks.