This Week's Birthdays - Week of April 20

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Thursday, Apr 23 2015 by

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, 1926 – Elizabeth II. The Queen.

Elizabeth II (StreetView)
Elizabeth II

April 22, 1924 – George “Harmonica” Smith, 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).

President James Buchanan mural (StreetView)
President James Buchanan mural

April 24, 1986 – Michael Chandler Jr., an American mixed martial artist.

Michael Chandler (StreetView)
Michael Chandler

April 25, 1874 – Guglielmo Marconi, 1st Marquis of Marconi, an Italian inventor and electrical engineer, known for his pioneering work on long-distance radio transmission.

Guglielmo Marconi Memorial (StreetView)
Guglielmo Marconi Memorial

April 26, 1564 – William Shakespeare, an English poet and playwright.

Shakespeare Statue (StreetView)
Shakespeare Statue