Tanka for Sanjo
To make him weep in sorrow
For old Kanmu’s death
When the Xenomorph burst forth
From his twisted, ruined shell.
Emperor Sanjo of Japan was born on this day in 976.
H.R. Giger, Swiss artist, famous for his work on Alien, was born on this day in 1940.
Emperor Kanmu of Japan died on this day in 806.