This Week's Birthdays - Week of September 10

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This Week's Birthdays - Week of September 10

Tuesday, Sep 11 2012 by kjfitz
This Week's Birthdays - Week of September 10 09/10/2012

September 10, 1898 - Bessie Love, an American motion picture actress who achieved prominence mainly in the silent films and early talkies.

Bessie Love's Hollywood star
September 11, 1862 - William Sydney Porter, known by his pen name O. Henry, an American writer. O. Henry's short stories are known for their wit, wordplay, warm characterization and clever twist endings.

The 1880's home of O. Henry (William Sydney Porter)
September 12, 1902 - Juscelino Kubitschek de Oliveira, known also by his initials JK, a prominent Brazilian politician of gypsy Czech origin who was President of Brazil from 1956 to 1961.

Oscar Niemeyer and Juscelino Kubitchek statue
September 13, 1971 - Stella Nina McCartney, an English fashion designer. She is the daughter of former Beatles member Sir Paul McCartney and the late photographer and animal rights activist, Linda McCartney.

Stella McCartney's fashion shop
September 14, 1980 - Ayọ (born as Joy Olasunmibo Ogunmakin, in Frechen near Cologne, Germany) is a Nigerian-German singer-songwriter.

Ayo
September 15, 1857 - William Howard Taft, the 27th President of the United States (1909–1913) and later the tenth Chief Justice of the United States (1921–1930).

William Howard Taft
September 16, 1984 - Ketevan "Katie" Melua, a British-Georgian singer, songwriter and musician.

Katie Melua