This Week's Birthdays - Week of September 24

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This Week's Birthdays - Week of September 24

Monday, Sep 24 2012 by kjfitz
September 24, 1936 - James Maury "Jim" Henson (September 24, 1936 – May 16, 1990) was an American puppeteer, best known as the creator of The Muppets.

Bert and Ernie characters
September 25, 1764 - Fletcher Christian, a master's mate of Manx origin on board the Bounty during William Bligh's fateful voyage to Tahiti for breadfruit plants (see Mutiny on the Bounty). It was Christian who seized command of the Bounty from Bligh on 28 April 1789.

Birthplace of Fletcher Christian
September 26, 1976 - Michael Ballack, a German footballer, who currently plays for Chelsea and is the captain of the German national team.

Michael Ballack's House (former)
September 27, 1995 - Murder victim Rhys Milford Jones.

Rhys Jones Murder Site (22 Aug 2007)
September 28, 551 BC – Confucius, Chinese philosopher (d. 479)

Chinese Cultural Garden
September 29, Silvio Berlusconi, an Italian politician and Prime Minister of Italy, as well as a successful entrepreneur.

Silvio Berlusconi's House
September 30, 1765 - José María Teclo Morelos y Pavón, a Mexican Roman Catholic priest and revolutionary rebel leader who led the Mexican War of Independence movement.

José María Morelos