This Week's Birthdays - Week of June 6

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This Week's Birthdays - Week of June 6

Monday, Jun 6 2011 by kjfitz

June 6, 1868 – Robert Falcon Scott, English explorer (d. 1912)

Discovery
June 7, 1879 – Knud Rasmussen, Greenlander explorer (d. 1933)

Knud Rasmussen home
June 8, 1724 – John Smeaton, English civil engineer (d. 1794)

Smeaton's Tower
June 9, 1768 – Samuel Slater, American industrialist (d. 1835)

Slater Mill Historic Site
June 10, 1922 – Judy Garland, American musical actress (d. 1969)

Judy Garland's House (former)
June 11, 1847 – Millicent Fawcett, British suffragist and feminist (d. 1929)

Millicent Fawcett's house
June 12, 1806 – John A. Roebling, German-American civil engineer (Brooklyn Bridge) (d. 1869)

The Brooklyn Bridge