This Week's Birthdays - Week of May 25

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This Week's Birthdays - Week of May 25

Thursday, May 28 2015 by kjfitz
May 25, 1887 - Saint Pio (Pius) of Pietrelcina, a Capuchin Catholic priest from Italy who is venerated as a saint in the Catholic Church.

Padre Pio of Pietrelcina, the stigmata priest
May 26, 1907 - Marion Mitchell Morrison, a.k.a. John Wayne, an American film actor, director and producer.

John Wayne

May 27, 1837 - James Butler Hickok, better known as Wild Bill Hickok, a folk hero of the American Old West.

Wild Bill Hickok
May 28, 1660 - George I, a King of Great Britain and Ireland.

Statue of George I
May 29, 1917 - John Fitzgerald "Jack" Kennedy, often referred to by his initials JFK, the 35th President of the United States

John F. Kennedy by Elaine Fried de Kooning
May 30, 1955 - Nicholas Bowen "Topper" Headon, a British rock and roll drummer, best known for his membership in the punk rock band The Clash.

The Clash
May 31, 1943 - Joseph William "Joe" Namath, a former American football quarterback.

Joe Namath's signed jersey