my birth day:
I came into this world on the 16th of April, 2007. My proud parents are Rob and Clare Wood, shown to the right holding me.
- Place of Birth: Royal Women's Hospital in Carlton, Victoria
- Date of Birth: 16 April 2007
- Time of Birth: at 5.45 pm
- Weight: 3.656 kg (that's about 8 lb)
April 16 is the 106th day of the year, or 107th in leap years, leaving 259 days remaining.
Major World Events on this day
- 1912 - Harriet Quimby becomes the first woman to fly an airplane across the English Channel.
- 1919 - Mohandas Gandhi organizes a day of "prayer and fasting" in response to the British slaughter of Indian protestors in the Amritsar Massacre.
- 1963 - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. pens his famous Letter from Birmingham Jail while incarcerated in Birmingham, Alabama for protesting against segregation.
- 1972 - Apollo program: Apollo 16 launches towards the Moon from Cape Canaveral, Florida.
- 2007 - Virginia Tech massacre, the deadliest mass shooting in modern American history, leaves 33 dead.
Births on this day
- 1867 - Wilbur Wright, American aviation pioneer (d. 1912)
- 1889 - Charles Chaplin, English actor, writer, and film producer (d. 1977)
- 1918 - Spike Milligan, British comedian (d. 2002)
- 1927 - Pope Benedict XVI
- 1953 - Peter Garrett of Midnight Oil and the Labor Party