This Week's Birthdays - Week of October 3

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This Week's Birthdays - Week of October 3

Monday, Oct 3 2011 by kjfitz
October 3, 1800 – George Bancroft, American historian and 17th Secretary of the Navy (d. 1891)

Conning tower of the USS George Bancroft (SSBN-643)
October 4, 1942 – Karl W. Richter, American aviator (d. 1967)

Karl Richter Memorial
October 5, 1713 – Denis Diderot, French philosopher and encylopedist (d. 1784)

Diderot statue
October 6, 1887 – Le Corbusier, Swiss architect (d. 1965)

'Heidi Weber Pavilion' by Le Corbusier
October 7, 1885 – Niels Bohr, Danish physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1962)

Niels Bohr's grave
October 8, 1946 - John Thomas Walton, a decorated United States war veteran and a son of Walmart founder Sam Walton.

John Walton - plane crash site (6/27/2005)
October 9, 1966 - David William Donald Cameron, the leader of the Conservative Party and Leader of the Opposition in the United Kingdom.

David Cameron's house