Harvey Milk's birthday honored

May 22, 2009 6:25:13 PM PDT
Friday's announcement came on the day groups statewide are celebrating the birthday of Harvey Milk -- the gay rights leader and San Francisco supervisor assassinated in 1978.

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Friday would have been Milk's 79th birthday.

In Sacramento, State Senator Mark Leno handed out cake on the capitol's lawn.

A candlelight vigil is set for this evening at San Francisco City Hall.

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