This Week's Birthdays - Week of July 20

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This Week's Birthdays - Week of July 20

Friday, Jul 31 2015 by kjfitz
July 20, 1869 - Howard Thurston, a stage magician from Columbus, Ohio.

Howard Thurston
July 21, 1986 - Rebecca Caroline Ferguson, a British singer and songwriter. Ferguson came to prominence in 2010 when she became the runner-up of the seventh series of The X Factor.

Rebecca Ferguson

July 22, 1949 - Lasse Artturi Virén, a Finnish former long-distance runner, winner of four gold medals at the 1972 and 1976 Summer Olympics.

Lasse Virén statue
July 23, 1989 - Daniel Jacob Radcliffe, an English actor who rose to prominence playing the title character in the Harry Potter film series.

Daniel Radcliffe
July 24, 1895 - Robert von Ranke Graves, an English poet, scholar/translator/writer of antiquity specializing in Classical Greece and Rome, and novelist.

Robert Graves
July 25, 1750 - Henry Knox, an important officer to George Washington during the American Revolutionary War.

Henry Knox's Montpelier
July 26, 1987 - Fredy Henkyer Montero Muñoz, a Colombian footballer who plays as a forward for Primeira Liga club Sporting Clube de Portugal on loan from Seattle Sounders FC.

Fredy Montero