This Week's Birthdays - Week of February 27

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This Week's Birthdays - Week of February 27

Monday, Feb 27 2012 by kjfitz
February 27, 1934 – Ralph Nader, American author, activist and political figure.

Ralph Nader's House
February 28, 1803 - Johann Augus Sutter, a Swiss pioneer of California known for his association with the California Gold Rush.

General John A. Sutter statue
February 29, 1976 – Ja Rule, American rapper and actor.

Ja Rule's House
March 1, 1904 - Alton Glenn Miller, an American jazz musician, arranger, composer, and bandleader in the swing era.

Glenn Miller's birthplace
March 2, 1793 - Samuel Houston, a 19th century American statesman, politician, and soldier.

Sam Houston statue - "Tribute to Courage"
March 3, 1847 - Alexander Graham Bell, an eminent scientist, inventor, engineer and innovator who is credited with inventing the first practical telephone.

Birthplace of Alexander Graham Bell
March 4, 1778 - Robert Emmet, an Irish nationalist and Republican, orator and rebel leader born in Dublin, Ireland.

Robert Emmet statue