Helen (heleninwales) wrote,

Birthdate meme

Found via dancinghorse.

Go to Wikipedia, enter in your birthdate (sans year), post three events, two births and one death.

Three events

1738 - John Wesley is converted, essentially launching the Methodist movement; the day is celebrated annually by Methodists as Aldersgate Day.

1930 - Amy Johnson lands in Darwin, Northern Territory, becoming the first woman to fly from England to Australia (she left on May 5 for the 11,000 mile flight).

1962 - American astronaut Scott Carpenter orbits the Earth three times in the Aurora 7 space capsule.

Two births

1819 - Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom (d. 1901)

1941 - Bob Dylan, American singer and songwriter

One death

1995 - Harold Wilson, British statesman and prime minister (b. 1916) [And instigator of the Open University]

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