This Week's Birthdays - Week of February 24

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February 24, 1955 – Steven Paul “Steve” Jobs was an American entrepreneur and inventor, best known as the co-founder, chairman, and CEO of Apple Inc.

Steve Jobs mural (StreetView)
Steve Jobs mural

February 25, 1871 – Larysa Petrivna Kosach-Kvitka, better known under her literary pseudonym Lesya Ukrainka, was one of Ukraine’s best-known poets and writers and the foremost woman writer in Ukrainian literature.

Lesya Ukrainka's house (StreetView)
Lesya Ukrainka's house

February 26, 1928 – Antoine Dominique “Fats” Domino Jr. is an American R&B and rock and roll pianist and singer-songwriter.

Fats Domino "I'm Walkin'" (StreetView)
Fats Domino "I'm Walkin'"

February 27, 1932 – Dame Elizabeth Rosemond “Liz” Taylor, was a British-American actress. From her early years as a child star with MGM, she became one of the great screen actresses of Hollywood’s Golden Age.

Elizabeth Taylor (StreetView)
Elizabeth Taylor

February 28, 1883 – Se├ín Mac Diarmada (born John MacDermott, usually used the name Sean MacDermott) was one of the leaders of the 1916 Easter Rising in Ireland.

Statue of Sean McDermott (StreetView)
Statue of Sean McDermott

March 1, 1914 – Harry Caray was a legendary baseball broadcaster. He began his broadcasting career with the St. Louis Cardinals from 1945-69. He would also work with the Oakland Athletics (1970), Chicago White Sox (1971-81), and the Chicago Cubs (1982-97).

Harry Caray sculpture (StreetView)
Harry Caray sculpture

March 2, 198 – Benjamin Todd “Ben” Roethlisberger Sr., nicknamed “Big Ben,” is an American football quarterback for the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Ben Roethlisberger (StreetView)
Ben Roethlisberger