This Week's Birthdays - Week of May 13

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This Week's Birthdays - Week of May 13

Wednesday, May 15 2013 by kjfitz
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
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
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
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
May 17, 1956 - Sugar Ray Leonard is an American retired professional boxer and occasional actor.

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

Malcolm X