This Week's Birthdays - Week of August 8

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This Week's Birthdays - Week of August 8

Monday, Aug 8 2011 by kjfitz
August 8, 1901 – Ernest O. Lawrence, American physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1958)

Lawrence Hall of Science
August 9, 1593 – Izaak Walton, English angler (d. 1683)

Izaak Walton Hotel
August 10, 1296 – King John of Bohemia (d. 1346)

Funeral chapel of John of Bohemia
August 11, 1807 – David Rice Atchison, American politician (d. 1886)

David Rice Atchison statue at Clinton County Courthouse
August 12, 1876 – Mary Roberts Rinehart, American mystery writer (d. 1958)

Mary Roberts Rinehart house (former)
August 13, 1926 – Fidel Castro, Cuban revolutionary and politician

Fidel Castro's House
August 14, 1867 – John Galsworthy, Nobel Prize Laureate (d. 1933)

Bury House