This Week's Birthdays - Week of April 18

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April 18, 1772 – Archibald Arnott, a British Army surgeon who was best known as Napoleon’s last physician at St. Helena.

Archibald Arnott - Napoleon's last physician (StreetView)
Archibald Arnott - Napoleon's last physician

April 19, 1953 – Sara Simeoni, an Italian former high jumper, who won a gold medal at the 1980 Summer Olympics and twice set a world record in the women’s high jump.

Sara Simeoni (StreetView)
Sara Simeoni

April 20, 1823 – Jesse Lee Reno, a United States Army officer who served in the Mexican–American War, the Utah War, the western frontier, and as a Union General during the American Civil War.

General Jesse Lee Reno (StreetView)
General Jesse Lee Reno

April 21, 1947 – Iggy Pop, an American singer, songwriter, musician, and actor.

Iggy Pop's House (Birds Eye)
Iggy Pop's House

April 22, 1924 – George “Harmonica” Smith, (born Allen George Smith) was an American electric blues harmonica player.

George "Hamonica" Smith (StreetView)
George "Hamonica" Smith

April 23, 1791 – James Buchanan, Jr. , the 15th President of the United States (1857–1861) and an ancestor of kjfitz according to family lore.

President James Buchanan mural (StreetView)
President James Buchanan mural

April 24, 1942 – Barbra Joan Streisand, an American singer, actress, writer, film producer, and director.

Barbra Streisand's House (Birds Eye)
Barbra Streisand's House