I almost never get in the "meme" pool, but I love "This Day in History"-type information, so Kath and "Connie" sucked me in on this one.
Instructions: Head to the wikipedia and pick three events that happened on your birthday that are interesting to you, two important birthdays (I stretched that one) and one interesting death.
1788 - The United States Constitutional Convention sets the date for the country's first presidential election, and New York City becomes the temporary capital of the U.S.
1922 - The temperature (in the shade) at Al 'Aziziyah, Libya reaches a world record 136.4 °F (58 °C).
1988 - Hurricane Gilbert is the strongest recorded hurricane in the Western Hemisphere (based on barometric pressure).
Births: (putting my band together)
1819 - Clara Schumann, German pianist and composer (d. 1896)
1874 - Arnold Schoenberg, Austrian-born composer (d. 1951)
1911 - Bill Monroe, American singer (d. 1996)
1924 - Maurice Jarre, French composer
1925 - Mel Torme, American singer (d. 1999)
1952 - Don Was, American singer and composer
1996 - Tupac Shakur, American rapper and actor (b. 1971)