This Week's Birthdays - Week of September 8

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This Week's Birthdays - Week of September 8

Tuesday, Sep 9 2014 by kjfitz
September 8, 1945 - [url=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ron_"Pigpen"_McKernan]Ronald C. "Pigpen" McKernan[/url], a founding member of the music group the Grateful Dead.

Grateful Dead
September 9, 1890 - [url=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Colonel_Sanders]Harland David "Colonel" Sanders[/url], an American businessman who founded the Kentucky Fried Chicken chain.

Colonel Sanders

September 10, 1934 - [url=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roger_Maris]Roger Eugene Maris[/url], an American baseball player who played twelve seasons in Major League Baseball..

Mickey Mantle & Roger Maris by Russell Hoban
September 11, 1934 - [url=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oliver_Jones_(pianist)]Oliver Theophilus Jones[/url], a Canadian jazz pianist, organist, composer and arranger.

Oliver Jones
September 12, 1969 - José Sergio Vega Cuamea, better known by his stage name '[url=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sergio_Vega_(singer)]El Shaka[/url]', was a murdered Mexican banda singer.

Sergio Vega 'El Shaka': murdered 26 June 2010
September 13, 1860 - [url=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_J._Pershing]John Joseph "Black Jack" Pershing[/url], a general officer in the United States Army who led the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I.

Pancho Villa & John J. Pershing
September 14, 1547 - [url=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Johan_van_Oldenbarnevelt]Johan van Oldenbarnevelt[/url], a Dutch statesman who played an important role in the Dutch struggle for independence from Spain.

Bust of Johan van Oldenbarnevelt by August Falise at the Thorbeckeplein