Go to Wikipedia.
Type the month and day of your birthday (but not the year) into the search box.
Review the results, and pick out three events, two births, and one death. Post in your lj.
1862 - Charles Dodgson (AKA Lewis Carroll) sends the handwritten manuscript of Alice's Adventures Underground to 10-year-old Alice Liddell.
1941 - World War II: Attack on Pearl Harbor - A fleet of six aircraft carriers commanded by Japanese Vice Admiral Chuichi Nagumo leaves Hitokapu Bay for Pearl Harbor under strict radio silence.
1942 - The film Casablanca premieres at the Hollywood Theater in New York City.
1894 - Norbert Wiener, American mathematician and founder of Cybernetics (d. 1964)
1922 - Charles M. Schulz, American cartoonist (d. 2000)
1717 - Daniel Purcell, British composer (b. 1664)
I knew that I shared a birthday with Wiener, but didn't know about Schulz. The Alice event pleases me greatly.