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.

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)
Cyn is Katie's mom, Esther's Mémé, and a Support Engineer. She lives in the Atlanta area with her life partner, Rick, and their critters. She knits, does counted-thread needlework, reads, makes music, plays TTRPGs, and spends too much time online.
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