Monday, August 25, 2008

Texas Independence Day..... or Fun Monday

So this week's Fun Monday is brought to you by Mama Drama.

The details of the assignment are can be found at their place but the question is....

What funny trivial fact do you remember that you probably should have forgotten a long time ago?



So with this in mind, here goes mine. Not sure that it is EXACTLY what they are looking for BUT.... I was born on Texas Independence day which also just happens to be Sam Houston's birthday too. Being a Texan I thought that this was awesome! Then to find out I was related to one of the Captains that fought in the battle that won Texas its independence from Mexico.

I know this might seem silly to some but I have always remembered the dates, I mean it was easy to remember, but I guess the silly part to me was that I feel a like a proud Texan to share this day with the Republic of Texas and Sam Houston.

19 comments:

judysteapot said...

WOW no wonder you remember it

Jo Beaufoix said...

I'd have remembered that too. Cool. :D

iPost said...

Ha! What a day to be born. I don't share any famous holidays with my bday!

Hootin' Anni said...

I'm Texan [not native born, but I got here as quickly as I could]

March 2nd then, huh?

Loved this Fun Monday. Mine is posted. Hopefully this is a bit on the 'FUNny side' too. Drop by if you can, won't you? Happy day to you.

Jeanna said...

Do you get extra presents or a cake shaped like Texas?

Karmyn R said...

Very cool.

lisaschaos said...

At least something happened on your birthday. :) Good trivia to remember. :)

Sandy said...

Very, very cool way to remember Texas history!

Woodlandmama said...

I don't think anyone interesting was born on my birthday.

Charlene said...

That's pretty cool! I did remember your birthday btw, but when I tried to post it, it wouldn't let me.

ChrisB said...

I share my birthday with Robert Burns the Scottish poet.

trappedintime said...

All of my memories are trivial little useless facts.

shuttle mom said...

We share the same birthday!

I was born in Louisiana but have lived in Texas since I was 6.
Even when I was living over there everyone reminded me I was born on Texas Independence Day.

Faye said...

I totally get it. Prince Charles and I have the same birthday on Nov. 14 and when I taught school on a former British island got the day off from teaching because of this shared birthday. I was proud too!

TxGambit said...

Okay way cool! I have never had sooo many comments.

Shuttle Mom! Now I KNOW I need to meet you. I knew there was something I liked about you. :)

Margaret said...

You rock.

I think my bday is the same as JOe Montana's. And the day that John Wayne died.

That's it. I suck. You, rock.

Thanks for playing!
Margaret
http://blogs.chron.com/mamadrama

Pamela said...

the only important even on my birthday is me, I think.

I know some people who were born on christmas or Independence Day grow up thinking all the hullabaloo is over them. I'm jealous.

trappedintime said...

I have never looked, so i went to famousbirthdays.com
Remember RUSH? Geddy Lee yeppers
Benito Mussolini, hum?
I checked yours, they say Dr. Seuss, aren't you special!

Alison said...

and you should be proud!! of course you would remember those dates!!