This Week's Birthdays - Week of June 20

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This Week's Birthdays - Week of June 20

Monday, Jun 20 2011 by kjfitz
June 20, 1763 – Wolfe Tone, Irish patriot (d. 1798)

Statue of Wolfe Tone
June 21, 1791 – Robert Napier, British engineer (d. 1876)

Early side-lever engine from the Paddle Steamer Leven
June 22, 1757 – George Vancouver, British explorer (d. 1798)

Statue covered in gold of George Vancouver
June 23, 1763 – Josephine de Beauharnais, wife of Napoleon I Bonaparte (d. 1814)

Statue of Joséphine de Beauharnais
June 24, 1813 – Henry Ward Beecher, American clergyman and reformer (d. 1887)

Statue of Henry Ward Beecher
June 25, 1945 – Carly Simon, American singer and songwriter

Carly Simon's House
June 26, 1702 – Philip Doddridge, English religious leader (d. 1751)

United Reformed Church