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

12/12/12: Boston, MA: Colleen Klinker (cq) and her newborn daughter Noelle Joy Klinker (cq) are pictured in their hospital room at Mass General Hospital. Noelle was born today at 12:12 pm on 12/12/12. She came in at nine pounds one ounce and is twenty one and a half inches long. They are from Reading, MA. Noelle's five year old sister Gracie (cq, left) helps feed her. section: metro topic: 13baby (Jim Davis/Globe Staff)
Colleen Klinker and her newborn daughter, Noelle, in their hospital room at Massachusetts General Hospital. Noelle’s five-year-old sister, Gracie, helped with the bottle.Credit: Jim Davis/Globe Staff

These birthdays won’t be hard to remember.

Ra-Chan Clinton and Abigail (UMass Memorial Medical Center)

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.

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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.

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

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

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