This Week's Birthdays - Week of September 5

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This Week's Birthdays - Week of September 5

Monday, Sep 5 2011 by kjfitz
September 5, 1946 - Freddie Mercury, British rock star.

Freddie Mercury
September 6, 1757 - Gilbert du Motier, marquis de Lafayette, French general.

Lafayette Monument
September 7, 1707 - Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon, French naturalist, mathematician, biologist, cosmologist and author.

Statue de Buffon
September 8, 1922 – Sid Caesar, American comedian

Sid Caesar's House
September 9, Oliver Heywood, English banker and philanthropist.

Oliver Heywood Statue
September 10, 1659 – Henry Purcell, English composer (d. 1695)

'The Flowering of the English Baroque' by Glynn Williams
September 11, 1885 – D. H. Lawrence, English novelist (d. 1930)

D.H. Lawrence Birthplace Museum