This Week's Birthdays - Week of April 25

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This Week's Birthdays - Week of April 25

Monday, Apr 25 2011 by kjfitz
April 25, 1599 – Oliver Cromwell, Lord Protector of the Commonwealth of England, Scotland and Ireland (d. 1658)

Oliver Cromwell mural
April 26, 1917 – I.M. Pei, Chinese-born architect

'Louvre Pyramid' by I.M. Pei


April 27, 1791 – Samuel F. B. Morse, American inventor (d. 1872)

Samuel Morse's House
April 28, 1937 – Saddam Hussein, President of Iraq 1979-2003; Prime Minister of Iraq 1979-1991; 1994-2003 (d. 2006)

2006-12-30 - Saddam Hussein Execution location
April 29, 1863 – William Randolph Hearst, American publisher (d. 1951)

Hearst Castle
April 30, 1933 – Willie Nelson, American musician

Willie Nelson mural
May 1, 1945 – Rita Coolidge, American singer

Rita Coolidge's House