This Week's Birthdays - Week of June 13

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Monday, Jun 13 2011 by

June 13, 1786 – Winfield Scott, U.S. general (d. 1866)

Statue of Winfield Scott in Scott Circle (Google Maps)
Statue of Winfield Scott in Scott Circle

June 14, 1811 – Harriet Beecher Stowe, American novelist and abolitionist (d. 1896)

Harriet Beecher Stowe House (StreetView)
Harriet Beecher Stowe House

June 15, 1964 – Courteney Cox, American actress

'Segel House' by John Lautner (Google Maps)
'Segel House' by John Lautner

June 16, 1723 – Adam Smith, Scottish philosopher and economist (d. 1790)

Adam Smith monument (Birds Eye)
Adam Smith monument

June 17, 1239 – King Edward I of England (Edward Longshanks) (d. 1307)

Edward I monument (Google Maps)
Edward I monument

June 18, 1511 – Bartolomeo Ammanati, Italian architect and sculptor (d. 1592)

"Fontana di Nettuno" by Bartolomeo Ammannati (Birds Eye)
"Fontana di Nettuno" by Bartolomeo Ammannati

June 19, 1764 – José Gervasio Artigas, father of Uruguay (d. 1850)

Artigas Mausoleum (Google Maps)
Artigas Mausoleum

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