This Week's Birthdays - Week of May 18

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This Week's Birthdays - Week of May 18

Thursday, May 28 2015 by kjfitz
May 18, 1920 - Pope John Paul II, a Roman Catholic priest, bishop, and Cardinal who eventually rose to become Pope.

Banner with Coat of arms of Wadowice
May 19, 1925 - Malcolm X, an American Muslim minister and a human rights activist.

Malcolm X


May 20, 1972 - Trevor Tahiem Smith, Jr., a.k.a. Busta Rhymes, an American rapper, producer and actor.

Busta Rhymes concert
May 21, 1887 - Mabel "Nell" Taliaferro, an American stage, and a silent screen actress.

Mabel Taliaferro's Hollywood star
May 22, 1965 - James "Jay" Carney, President Barack Obama's second White House Press Secretary.

White House Press Secretary Jay Carney
May 23, 1848 - Otto Lilienthal, a German pioneer of aviation who became known as the Glider King.

Otto Lilienthal
May 24, 1941 - Bob Dylan, an American singer-songwriter, artist, and writer.

Bob Dylan / Hard Rain