This Week's Birthdays - Week of April 11

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April 11, 1925 – iola Fauver Gregg Liuzzo, a Unitarian Universalist civil rights activist from Michigan, who was murdered by Ku Klux Klan members after the 1965 Selma to Montgomery marches in Alabama

Viola Liuzzo Memorial (Google Maps)
Viola Liuzzo Memorial

April 12, 1947 – David Michael Letterman, an American television host and comedian.

The Late Show with David Letterman (StreetView)
The Late Show with David Letterman

April 13, 1743 – Thomas Jefferson, an American Founding Father, the principal author of the Declaration of Independence and the third President of the United States.

Statue of Thomas Jefferson (StreetView)
Statue of Thomas Jefferson

April 14, 1975 – Anderson da Silva, a Brazilian mixed martial artist and UFC Middleweight Champion.

Anderson 'Spider' da Silva (StreetView)
Anderson 'Spider' da Silva

April 15, 1961 РJos̩ Anigo, a French former football defender and caretaker manager at Olympique de Marseille.

José Anigo (StreetView)
José Anigo

April 16, 1867 – Wilbur Wright was the elder brother of Orville Wright, with whom he developed the world’s first successful airplane.

Wright brothers (StreetView)
Wright brothers

April 17, 1816 – Emil Jens Baumann Adolf Jerichau, a Danish sculptor.

Jens Adolf Jerichau (StreetView)
Jens Adolf Jerichau