Sunday, June 17, 2007

On this day

I am copying this from another blog I randomly stumbled into. I believe we did this already at one of my mommy boards, but it's fun to do it again:

On this day meme

Go to Wikipedia and type in your birthday (only the month and day). Choose and write down 3 events, 2 births and 1 holiday. Then tag 5 friends.

3 events

1903 - The Wright Brothers make their first attempt to fly with the Wright Flyer at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. It crashes, and 3 days later, after repairs, they get it to fly.

1911 - Roald Amundsen's team, comprising himself, Olav Bjaaland, Helmer Hanssen, Sverre Hassel, and Oscar Wisting, becomes the first to reach the South Pole.

1972 - Apollo program: Eugene Cernan is the last person to walk on the moon, after he and Harrison Schmitt complete the third and final Extra-vehicular activity (EVA) of Apollo 17. This was the last manned mission to the moon of the 20th century.

2 births

1503 - Nostradamus, French astrologer (d. 1566)

1916 - Shirley Jackson, American writer (d. 1965)

1 holiday

R.C. Saints - Memorial of Saint John of the Cross

I am tagging Amanda, Corey, Megan, Lori and Julie. Your turn, girls!