I was tagged by Cassandra, so here goes:

The deal is that you go to Wikipedia, look up your birth day, and then post 3 events, 2 births, and a holiday. (I don’t tag, so if anyone sees this and wants to do it then feel free. If not feel free not to!)

April 11

Events:

2007 – The “forever” stamp goes on sale in the United States for 41 cents.
1970 – Apollo 13 is launched.
1849 – The safety pin is patented by Walter Hunt

and a bonus:

1775 – Last execution for witchcraft in Germany.

Births:

1982 – Ian Bell, English cricketer – I have no idea who that guy is, but we have the same birthday.
1930 – Anton LaVey, American founder of the Church of Satan (d. 1997) – Who knew?

Holiday:

I was born on Easter, which falls on my birthday every 11 years or so.

Wikipedia says: Juan SantamarĂ­a Day, anniversary of his death in the Battle of Rivas (State holiday in Costa Rica.