http://you.regettingold.com/xx/xx/19xx/World War I.
April 22nd, 1915:
The start of the Second Battle of Ypres in Belgium
Nearer to your birth date than today!
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
I was born 20 years after World War II ended, which means I was born closer to WWII than to my own college graduation. I've long thought that comparing myself to WWII was pretty extreme--that is, until a student introduced me to a web site today. You type in your birthday and a bunch of interesting facts popped up. This one floored me: