This Week's Birthdays - Week of May 9

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This Week's Birthdays - Week of May 9

Monday, May 9 2011 by kjfitz
May 9, 1937 – José Rafael Moneo, Spanish architect

'Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels' by José Rafael Moneo
May 10, 1838 – John Wilkes Booth, American actor and assassin of Abraham Lincoln (d. 1865)

Ford's Theatre - Lincoln Assassination Site
May 11, 1801 – Henri Labrouste, French architect (d. 1875)

Sainte-Geneviève library
May 12, 1820 – Florence Nightingale, British nurse (d. 1910)

Florence Nightingale Museum
May 13, 1830 – Zebulon Baird Vance, three-time governor of North Carolina (d. 1894)

Vance Birthplace
May 14, 1725 – Ludovico Manin, last Doge of the Republic of Venice (d. 1802)

Doge's Palace
May 15, 1856 – L. Frank Baum, American author (d. 1919)

Oz Museum