This Week's Birthdays - Week of April 9

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Monday, Apr 9 2012 by

April 9, 1963 – Joe Scarborough, American TV personality

Joe Scarborough's House (Former) (Birds Eye)
Joe Scarborough's House (Former)

April 10, 1794 – Commodore Matthew C. Perry who compelled the opening of Japan to the West with the Convention of Kanagawa in 1854.

Commodore Matthew C. Perry Monument (StreetView)
Commodore Matthew C. Perry Monument

(…and Peri too.)

April 11, 1770 – George Canning, a British statesman and politician who served as Foreign Secretary and briefly Prime Minister.

Statue of George Canning (StreetView)
Statue of George Canning

April 12, 1941 – Robert Frederick Chelsea “Bobby” Moore, OBE , an English footballer who captained West Ham United for more than ten years and was captain of the England team that won the 1966 World Cup.

Bobby Moore Statue (StreetView)
Bobby Moore Statue

April 13, 1964 – Davis Milton Love III, an American professional golfer.

Davis Love III (StreetView)
Davis Love III

April 14, 1932 – Loretta Lynn, American country musician/singer

Loretta Lynn's House (Google Maps)
Loretta Lynn's House

April 15, 1452 – Leonardo di ser Piero da Vinci was an Italian Renaissance polymath: painter, sculptor, architect, musician, scientist, mathematician, engineer, inventor, anatomist, geologist, cartographer, botanist and writer whose genius, perhaps more than that of any other figure, epitomized the Renaissance humanist ideal.

Leonardo da Vinci (StreetView)
Leonardo da Vinci