This Week's Birthdays - Week of August 8

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Monday, Aug 8 2011 by

August 8, 1901 – Ernest O. Lawrence, American physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1958)

Lawrence Hall of Science (Google Maps)
Lawrence Hall of Science

August 9, 1593 – Izaak Walton, English angler (d. 1683)

Izaak Walton Hotel (Google Maps)
Izaak Walton Hotel

August 10, 1296 – King John of Bohemia (d. 1346)

Funeral chapel of John of Bohemia (Google Maps)
Funeral chapel of John of Bohemia

August 11, 1807 – David Rice Atchison, American politician (d. 1886)

David Rice Atchison statue at Clinton County Courthouse (StreetView)
David Rice Atchison statue at Clinton County Courthouse

August 12, 1876 – Mary Roberts Rinehart, American mystery writer (d. 1958)

Mary Roberts Rinehart house (former) (StreetView)
Mary Roberts Rinehart house (former)

August 13, 1926 – Fidel Castro, Cuban revolutionary and politician

Fidel Castro's House (Google Maps)
Fidel Castro's House

August 14, 1867 – John Galsworthy, Nobel Prize Laureate (d. 1933)

Bury House (StreetView)
Bury House

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