This Week's Birthdays - Week of September 26

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This Week's Birthdays - Week of September 26

Monday, Sep 26 2011 by kjfitz
September 26, 1907 - Lambertus "Bep" van Klaveren, Dutch boxer, who won the gold medal in the featherweight division at the 1928 Summer Olympics in Amsterdam.

Bep van Klaveren Memorial 2009


September 27, 1722 – Samuel Adams, American revolutionary leader (d. 1803)

Statue of Samuel Adams


September 28, 1974 - William Ruggles MacKenzie, American professional golfer who has played on the PGA Tour.

Will MacKenzie


September 29, 1907 - Gene Autry, American performer who gained fame as The Singing Cowboy on the radio, in movies and on television.

Gene Autry's Hollywood star


September 30, 1924 – Truman Capote, American author (d. 1984)

Clutter Farm of Capote's 'In Cold Blood' notoriety


October 1, 1910 – Bonnie Parker, American outlaw (d. 1934)

Bonnie & Clyde Ambush/Death site


October 2, 1945 – Don McLean, American songwriter

Don McLean's House


  


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