Cruftbox wants you to participate in this meme:
1. Go to Wikipedia.
2. In the Search box, type your birth month and day (but not year).
3. List three events that happened on your birthday.
4. List two important birthdays and one interesting death.
5. List any holidays
6. Post it.
So, for April 12 – Three Events
1633 – Inquisition of Galileo Galilei begins
1861 – US Civil War Begins
1955 – Polio vaccine is declared safe and effective
April 12 – Two Births, One Death
1922(b) – Tiny Tim
1947(b) – David Letterman
1945(d) – FDR
April 12 – Holidays
The Roman holiday of Cerealia begins.
Yuri’s Night, an international celebration of the first human in space, Yuri Gagarin; in Russia (and formerly in USSR), the Cosmonautics Day.