This Week's Birthdays - Week of June 11

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This Week's Birthdays - Week of June 11

Monday, Jun 11 2012 by kjfitz
June 11, 1933 – Gene Wilder, American actor

Gene Wilder's House (deceased)
June 12, 1924 – George H. W. Bush, 41st President of the United States

George H. W. Bush Presidential Library
June 13, 1820 - John Harrington Stevens was the first authorized resident on the west bank of the Mississippi River in what would become Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Col. John H. Stevens statue
June 14, 1811 – Harriet Beecher Stowe, American novelist and abolitionist (d. 1896)

Josiah Henson's Cabin, the Inspiration for Uncle Tom's Cabin
June 15, 1937 – Waylon Jennings, American singer (d. 2002)

Waylon Jennings' House (former)
June 16, 1971 - Tupac Amaru Shakur, known by his stage names 2Pac (or simply Pac) and Makaveli, was an American rapper.

Tupac Shakur
June 17, 1704 – John Kay, English inventor (d. 1780)

Memorial to John Kay