Guess who turns another year older today?
Illegitimate son of Henry VIII, Henry FitzRoy, 1st Duke of Richmond and Somerset (b. 1519 – d. 1536)
French painter, Nicolas Poussin (b. 1594 – d. 1665),
American singer, Waylon Jennings (b. 1937 – d. 2002),
American paleontologist, and notorious bad-boy, Jack Horner (b. 1946),
Professional baseball player, Wade Boggs (b. 1958),
Rapper and actor, Ice Cube (b. 1969),
Dr.s Howser and Horrible, Neil Patrick Harris (b. 1973),
Canadian fencer, Josh McGuire (b. 1983),
and me (b. 1980).
Besides my birth, interesting historical events that occurred on June 15th include: King John putting his seal on the Magna Carta in 1215, Pope Leo X threatens to excommunicate Martin Luther in 1520, George Washington is appointed Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army in 1775, Arkansas becomes the 25th state in 1836, and near-Earth asteroid 2002 MN misses the Earth by 75,000 miles in 2002.
Whew! That was a close one!