by Devorah for a birthday meme. Nope it's not my birthday *G*.
What you do is go to Wikipedia and type your birthdate..month and day only into the search box. And then you list 3 events, 2 births and one holiday.
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.
1897 - Margaret Chase Smith, American politician (d. 1995)
1976 - Leland Chapman, bounty hunter, son of Duane "Dog" Chapman.