This Week's Birthdays - Week of February 21

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February 21, 1927 – Erma Bombeck, American humorist (d. 1996)

Erma Bombeck's House (former) (Birds Eye)
Erma Bombeck's House (former)

February 22, 1857 – Robert Baden-Powell, 1st Baron Baden-Powell, English founder of the Scout movement (d. 1941)

Brownsea Island (Google Maps)
Brownsea Island

February 23, 1965 – Kristin Davis, American actress

Kristin Davis' House (Birds Eye)
Kristin Davis' House

February 24, 1885 – Chester Nimitz, U.S. admiral (d. 1966)

Aircraft Carrier USS Nimitz (CVN-68) (StreetView)
Aircraft Carrier USS Nimitz (CVN-68)

February 25, 1888 – John Foster Dulles, American politician and statesman (d. 1959)

Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) (StreetView)
Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD)

February 26, 1829 – Levi Strauss, German-born clothing designer (d. 1902)

Levi Strauss' birthplace (Google Maps)
Levi Strauss' birthplace
Levi Strauss' grave (Google Maps)
Levi Strauss' grave

February 27, 1902 – John Steinbeck, American writer, Nobel laureate (d. 1968)

John Steinbeck's Childhood Home (StreetView)
John Steinbeck's Childhood Home