This Week's Birthdays - Week of May 12

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This Week's Birthdays - Week of May 12

Sunday, May 18 2014 by kjfitz
May 12, 1968 - Anthony Frank "Tony" Hawk, nicknamed "The Birdman", American former professional skateboarder and actor.

Tony Hawk
May 13, 1717 - Maria Theresa Walburga Amalia Christina, the only female ruler of the Habsburg dominions and the last of the House of Habsburg.

Maria Theresia's statue
May 14, 1929 - Lorne John "Gump" Worsley, a professional ice hockey goaltender. He was given his nickname due to friends deciding he looked like comic-strip character Andy Gump.

Lorne Worsley
May 15, 1858 - Marie Émile Fayolle, a Marshal of France.

Statue of Márechal Fayolle
May 16, 1964 - John Thomas Salley, a retired American professional basketball player, actor and talk show host. The first player in NBA history to play on three different championship-winning franchises.

John Salley Jersey
May 17, 1956 - Sugar Ray Leonard, a retired professional boxer.

Sugar Ray Leonard
May 18, 1986 - Alexey Zhukanenko, a Russian professional basketball player.

Alexey Zhukanenko