This Week's Birthdays - Week of March 9

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This Week's Birthdays - Week of March 9

Monday, Mar 9 2015 by kjfitz
March 9, 1934 - Yuri Alekseyevich Gagarin, a Russian-Soviet pilot and cosmonaut. He was the first human in outer space.

Yuri Gagarin
March 10, 1928 - Sara Montiel, a Spanish singer, and actress.

Sarita Montiel


March 11, 1903 – Lawrence Welk, American accordion player and bandleader (d. 1992)

Lawrence Welk Museum
March 12, 1946 - Liza May Minnelli, an American actress and singer.

Signed Liza Minelli photo
March 13, 1960 - Adam Charles Clayton, a musician, best known as the bassist of the Irish rock band U2.

U2
March 14, 1794 - Józef Zachariasz Bem , a Polish general, an Ottoman Pasha and a national hero of Poland and Hungary.

Józef Bem's statue
March 15, 1879 - Albert Einstein, a German-born theoretical physicist who developed the general theory of relativity

Einstein mural