Two baby girls are born in Mass. on 12/12/12 — at 12:12 p.m., no less

These birthdays won’t be hard to remember.

Two Massachusetts families welcomed baby girls into the world at 12:12 p.m. today, 12/12/12, hospitals in Boston and Worcester said.


Noelle Joy Klinker was born this afternoon to Colleen and Joseph Klinker, of Reading, Massachusetts General Hospital announced. Noelle weighed in at 9 pounds, 1 ounce. The couple has two other children, Gracie, 5, and J.T., 4.

Meanwhile, about 40 miles away, a 7-pound, 6-ounce bundle of joy, Abigail Clinton, was born to John Clinton and Ra Chan-Clinton, of Worcester, UMass Memorial Medical Center announced.

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“Everyone’s doing great,” said Rob Brogna, spokesman for UMass Memorial.

The date 12/12/12 will not occur again for another 100 years.

Sarah N. Mattero can be reached at
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