1) What day of the week were you born? Tell us how you found out.
I was born on a Wednesday. I've known this for as long as I can remember, but I checked it using Legacy's Date Calculator.
2) What has happened in recorded history on your birth date (day and month)? Tell us how you found out, and list five events.
My birth date is June 10th. To find what happened this day I googled "on this day" and found the following
From the BBC's website On This Day
1967 - Israel ends six-day war
From On This Day.com
1190 - Roman Emperor Frederick I Barbarossa drowned in the Saleph River while leading an army of the Third Crusade to free Jerusalem.
1943 - Laszlo Biro patented his ballpoint pen.
From Scope Systems' Any Day in History
1610 - first Dutch settlers arrive to colonise Manhattan Island.
1752 - Benjamin Franklin's kite is struck by lightening.
3) What famous people have been born on your birth date? Tell us how you found out, and list five of them.
The scopesys and on-this-day websites also had birthday lists.
I already knew
1921 Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh
1910 Howlin' Wolf (Chester Arthur Burnett)
but had forgotten
1922 Judy Garland
and didn't know
1889 Hattie McDaniel (Mammy in "Gone With The Wind")
1923 Earl Hamner Jr (the narrator from The Waltons)