What major events have happened while you were celebrating your birthday?

During your lifetime and that you remember please. No on this day in 1765.

Murder of Lee Rigby. Was celebrating my 25th in Barcelona when it happened

Do you want my mother’s maiden name for your records too?


Murder of Julius Caesar. I actually coined the phrase ‘ides of March’ - although it was meant to be ‘slides of March’ on account of being at a waterpark at the time.


Your first girlfriend’s name please

Funnily enough that’ll be your mum’s maiden name.


Some world cup finals

Opening ceremony of the 1990 World Cup and Cameroon beat Argentina.

I remember it vividly, went to Pizza hut with some friends and then back to mine for the football.

my bike was confiscated by those spooks in the dutch government

Princess Diana died the weekend of my 13th birthday. Can’t remember anything notable in previous years

  • 1994 The Duchess of Kent converts to Catholicism, the first member of the Royal Family to do so in more than 300 years

  • 1998 100th episode of “Ellen” airs

2001 Jennifer Lopez scored her first UK No.1 single with ‘Love Don’t Cost A Thing’

  • 2002 UK declared free of foot-and-mouth cattle disease

  • 2019 Pawel Adamowicz, Mayor of Gdańsk, Poland, stabbed on stage at charity event. Dies two days later.

January 14th: fuck all ever happens


Princess Di died on my birthday (I was mid-20s).


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Martin Lewis was born and everything changed.

karl marx was born

Aaliyah died on my birthday in 2001

Someone threw a shoe at George W Bush.

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Major terrorist attack :frowning:

Same for my gf. We were out of the country though so missed most of the insanity.

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