This Week's Birthdays - Week of March 7

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This Week's Birthdays - Week of March 7

Sunday, Mar 6 2016 by kjfitz
March 7, 1932 - Lola Beltrán, a Mexican film actress and one of the most acclaimed Mexican ranchera singers, nicknamed Lola la Grande.

Lola Beltrán statue
March 8, 1900 - Howard Aiken, a pioneer in computing. He was the original conceptual designer behind IBM's Harvard Mark I computer.

Howard H. Aiken


March 9, 1934 - Yuri Alekseyevich Gagarin, a Russian-Soviet pilot and cosmonaut.

Yuri Gagarin mosaic
March 10, 1984 - Olivia Wilde, an American actress.

Olivia Wilde
March 11, 1899 - Frederick IX, King of Denmark from 1947 until his death in 1972.

Statue of King Frederik IX of Denmark
March 12, 1923 - Walter Marty "Wally" Schirra, Jr., an American astronaut.

Apollo 7
March 13, 1911 – L. Ron Hubbard, American religious leader and author, founded the Church of Scientology.

L. Ron Hubbard Way