This Week's Birthdays - Week of May 13

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Wednesday, May 15 2013 by

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

Maria Theresia's statue (StreetView)
Maria Theresia's statue

May 14, 1928 – Ernesto “Che” Guevara, commonly known as el Che or simply Che, was an Argentine Marxist revolutionary, physician, author, guerrilla leader, diplomat, and military theorist.

Che Guevara (StreetView)
Che Guevara

May 15, 1948 – Brian Peter George St. John le Baptiste de la Salle Eno, professionally known as Brian Eno is an English musician, composer, record producer, singer, and visual artist, known as one of the principal innovators of ambient music

Brian Eno (StreetView)
Brian Eno

May 16, 1955 – Olga Valentinovna Korbut, also known as the “Sparrow from Minsk”, is a Belarusian, Soviet-born gymnast who won four gold medals and two silver medals at the Summer Olympics, in which she competed in 1972 and 1976 for the USSR team.

Olga Korbut (StreetView)
Olga Korbut

May 17, 1956 – Sugar Ray Leonard is an American retired professional boxer and occasional actor.

Sugar Ray Leonard (StreetView)
Sugar Ray Leonard

May 18, 1986 – Alexey Zhukanenko is a Russian professional basketball player. He is 2.10 m (6 ft 10 in) in height and plays as a center.

Alexey Zhukanenko (StreetView)
Alexey Zhukanenko

May 19, 1925 – Malcolm X, born Malcolm Little was an African-American Muslim minister and human rights activist.

Malcolm X (StreetView)
Malcolm X