Wikipedia Meme

Swiped from ginamariewade and gigglingwizard:
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.


  • 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.


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


  • 1916 – Percival Lowell, American amateur astronomer, founder of Lowell Observatory in Flagstaff, Arizona (b. 1855)
Cyn is Rick's wife, Katie's Mom, and Esther & Oliver's Mémé. She's also a professional geek, avid reader, fledgling coder, enthusiastic gamer (TTRPGs), occasional singer, and devoted stitcher.
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