A town crier announces the birth
By Alex Nordstrom via Wikimedia Commons
"In March, I offered possible historic ties for April birthdates for the anticipated second child of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. Now that April is behind us with no baby in sight, I thought I would update you on significant dates in the first week of May. (Since the parking restrictions around Kate's hospital have only been extended until May 5th, everyone is crossing fingers for an imminent arrival.)"