This Week's Birthdays - Week of October 8

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This Week's Birthdays - Week of October 8

Monday, Oct 8 2012 by kjfitz
October 8, 1909 - Mack Harrell was an American baritone who was regarded as one of the greatest concert singers of his generation.

Birthplace of Mack Harrell, American baritone singer


October 9, 1940 - John Lennon, MBE, born John Winston Lennon was an English musician, singer and songwriter who rose to worldwide fame as a founder member of The Beatles.

John Lennon


October 10, 1825 - Stephanus Johannes Paulus Kruger, better known as Paul Kruger and affectionately known as Uncle Paul was State President of the South African Republic.

Statue of Paul Kruger


October 11, 1926 - Thích Nhất Hạnh is a Vietnamese Buddhist monk, teacher, author, poet and peace activist.

Thich Nhat Hanh


October 12, 1710 - Jonathan Trumbull, Sr. was one of the few Americans who served as governor in both a pre-Revolutionary colony and a post-Revolutionary state.

Jonathan Trumbull statue


October 13, 1959 - Marie Osmond is an American singer, actress, doll designer, and a member of the show business family The Osmonds.

Marie Osmond


October 14, 1890 - Dwight David "Ike" Eisenhower (October 14, 1890 – March 28, 1969) was the 34th President of the United States from 1953 until 1961.

Dwight D. Eisenhower


  


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