This Week's Birthdays - Week of November 7

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Monday, Nov 7 2011 by

November 7, 1805 – Thomas Brassey, English civil engineering contractor (d. 1870)

Barentin Viaduct (StreetView)
Barentin Viaduct

November 8, 1927 – Patti Page, American singer

Patti Page's House (StreetView)
Patti Page's House

November 9, 1825 – A. P. Hill, American Confederate general (d. 1865)

Fort A. P. Hill (Google Maps)
Fort A. P. Hill

November 10, 1483 – Martin Luther, German Protestant reformer (d. 1546)

Martin Luther Monument (Birds Eye)
Martin Luther Monument

November 11, 1848 – Viscount Kawakami Sōroku, a general and one of the chief military strategists in the Imperial Japanese Army during the First Sino-Japanese War.

Grave of General Kawakami Sōroku (StreetView)
Grave of General Kawakami Sōroku

November 12, 1840 – Auguste Rodin, French sculptor (d. 1917)

'The Burghers of Calais' by Auguste Rodin (StreetView)
'The Burghers of Calais' by Auguste Rodin

November 13, 1850 – Robert Louis Stevenson, Scottish writer (d. 1894)

Dead Chest Island (Google Maps)
Dead Chest Island