This Week's Birthdays - Week of September 5

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Wednesday, Sep 14 2016 by

September 5, 1850 – Jasper Newton “Jack” Daniel, an American distiller and the founder of Jack Daniel’s Tennessee whiskey distillery.

Jack Daniel (StreetView)
Jack Daniel

September 6, 1963 – Angela Chalmers, a retired Canadian track and field athlete who competed in the 1500 m and 3000 m.

Angela Chalmers (StreetView)
Angela Chalmers

September 7, 1936 – Buddy Holly, an American musician and singer-songwriter who was a central figure of mid-1950s rock and roll.

Buddy – The Buddy Holly Story (StreetView)
Buddy – The Buddy Holly Story

September 8, 1990 – Matthew “Matt” Barkley a NFL quarterback for the Arizona Cardinals.

Matt Barkley - USC QB (2009-2012) (StreetView)
Matt Barkley - USC QB (2009-2012)

September 9, 1890 – Harland David “Colonel” Sanders, an American fast food businessman who founded the Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) restaurant chain.

Colonel Sanders (StreetView)
Colonel Sanders

September 10, 1950 – Anthony Joseph “Joe Perry” Pereira, the lead guitarist, backing and occasional lead vocalist, and contributing songwriter for the rock band Aerosmith.

Signed Aerosmith photo (StreetView)
Signed Aerosmith photo

September 11, 1862 – O. Henry, American short story writer (d. 1910)

The 1880's home of O. Henry (William Sydney Porter) (StreetView)
The 1880's home of O. Henry (William Sydney Porter)