Tag Archives: Famous Birthdays

A star is born

On this day, actor Rupert Grint was born. Rupert Grint is best known for his role as ‘Ron Weasley’ in the Harry Potter series of films.

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A Champion in the making

On this day in 1981, Swiss tennis star Roger Federer was born. He holds several men’s world records of the Open Era, such as holding the world no. 1 position for 302 weeks overall (including a 237-consecutive-week stretch at the … Continue reading

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A Muggle is born

Today is the birthday of children’s author J.K. Rowling, best known for writing the Harry Potter series. Joanne Rowling, best known as J.K. Rowling, was born on July 31, 1965, in Yate, England. She adopted her pen name, J.K., incorporating … Continue reading

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An author in the making

On this day in 1866, British children’s author Beatrix Potter was born. She is best known for bringing to life the well-known character of Peter Rabbit as well as many more. Visit the Official website at http://www.hop-skip-jump.com/ for more information!

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A solo pilot is born

On this day in 1897, American aviator Amelia Earhart was born. Earhart famously flew solo across the Atlantic Ocean.

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A leader is born

On this day in 100 BC, Roman leader Julius Caesar was born.

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Writing the way to success

On this day in 1903, author George Orwell was born. Orwell was famously known for his novel ‘Animal Farm’.

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A Beatle is born

On this day, Sir Paul McCartney, former member of The Beatles, was born.

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A mountain adventurer is born

On this day in 1914, Tenzing Norgay was born. Nepalese Sherpa mountaineer Tenzing Norgay with Edmund Hillary were the first climbers to reach the summit of Mount Everest and return safely.

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A Queen is born

On this day in 1819, former Queen of Great Britain, Queen Victoria, was born. Queen Victoria was only 18 when she came to the throne and she had a lot to learn. Her reign had a rocky start. She thought … Continue reading

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