I got this from The Comedienne's Sidekick, who got it from someone else, who in turn got it from someone else!
Go to Wikipedia, type in the month and day of your birth, and then list 3 events, 2 births and a holiday that fell on that day. Here are mine:
Holiday: Western World - St. Valentine's Day
Birth: 1913 - Jimmy Hoffa, American labor union leader (disappeared 1975)
Birth: 1946 - Gregory Hines, American dancer and actor (d. 2003)
Event: 1886 - First trainload of oranges left Los Angeles via the transcontinental railroad.
Event: 1929 - St. Valentine's Day Massacre: Seven gangster rivals of Al Capone are murdered in Chicago, Illinois.
Event: 1961 - Discovery of the chemical elements: Element 103, Lawrencium, is first synthesized at the University of California.
You may want to try this fun and easy exercise too! Wikipedia is nifty!