This Week's Birthdays - Week of June 25

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This Week's Birthdays - Week of June 25

Tuesday, Jun 26 2012 by kjfitz
June 25, 1900 – Louis Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma, English statesman (d. 1979)

Broadlands


June 26, 1915 - Constantino Paul "Big Paul" Castellano, also known as "The Howard Hughes of the Mob" and "Big Pauly" (or "PC" to his family), was an American Mafia boss in New York City.

Site of the Steakhouse Massacre


June 27, 1880 - Helen Adams Keller was an American author, political activist, and lecturer.

Helen Keller


June 28, 1958 - Terry Fox, a Canadian humanitarian, athlete, and cancer research activist.

Terry Fox (July 28, 1958 – June 28, 1981) statue


June 29, 1798 - Giacomo Taldegardo Francesco di Sales Saverio Pietro Leopardi was an Italian poet, essayist, philosopher, and philologist.

Giacomo Leopardi home


June 30, 1937 - Leonard Eisen is an American entrepreneur, philanthropist.

Leonard Eisen's Property


July 1, 1807 - Thomas Green Clemson was an American politician and statesman, serving as an ambassador and the United States Superintendent of Agriculture.

Statue of Thomas Green Clemson


  


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