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Wikipedia Meme

Swiped from and :
Go over to Wikipedia and enter your birth­date and then pick 3 events, 2 births and 1 hol­i­day that occurred on the day of your birth­day.

Okay – my birth­day is Novem­ber 12, 1966. Odd­ly enough, I couldn’t find any­thing that hap­pened on my actu­al date of birth. There were plen­ty of things that hap­pened on Novem­ber 12 of oth­er years. I tried to pick rel­a­tive­ly upbeat events.

Events:

  • 1847 — Sir James Young Simp­son, a British physi­cian, is the first to use chlo­ro­form as an anaes­thet­ic.
  • 1981 — The Space Shut­tle Columbia becomes the first space­craft to be launched twice.
  • 1990 — Tim Bern­ers-Lee pub­lish­es a for­mal pro­pos­al for the World Wide Web.

Births:

  • 1929 — Princess Grace of Mona­co, Amer­i­can Actress, Roy­al­ty
  • 1962 — Naomi Wolf, Amer­i­can author and fem­i­nist

Death:

  • 1916 — Per­ci­val Low­ell, Amer­i­can ama­teur astronomer, founder of Low­ell Obser­va­to­ry in Flagstaff, Ari­zona (b. 1855)