This Week's Birthdays - Week of July 25

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This Week's Birthdays - Week of July 25

Monday, Jul 25 2011 by kjfitz
July 25, 1750 – Henry Knox, American general (d. 1806)

Fort Knox, U.S. Bullion Depository
July 26, 1856 – George Bernard Shaw, Irish writer, Nobel Laureate (d. 1950)

George Bernard Shaw Birthplace
July 27, 1733 – Jeremiah Dixon, English surveyor and astronomer (d. 1779)

Mason-Dixon Line First Stone Monument
July 28, 1866 – Beatrix Potter, English author (d. 1943)

Beatrix Potter's house - Hill Top
July 29, 1890 – Daniel J. Callaghan, United States Navy officer (d. 1942)

USS San Francisco Memorial
July 30, 1863 – Henry Ford, American industrialist (d. 1947)

Henry Ford's Estate - Fair Lane
July 31, 1921 – Whitney Young, American civil rights activist (d. 1971)

Whitney Young Birthplace and Museum