This Week's Birthdays - Week of February 6

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Monday, Feb 6 2012 by

February 6, 1945 – Robert Nesta “Bob” Marley, Jamaican singer-songwriter and musician.

Bob Marley (StreetView)
Bob Marley

February 7, 1867 – Laura Elizabeth Ingalls Wilder, an American author who wrote the Little House series of books based on her childhood in a pioneer family.

Laura Ingalls Wilders birthplace (StreetView)
Laura Ingalls Wilders birthplace

February 8, 1969 – Mary Catherine McCormack, an American actress.

Mary McCormack (StreetView)
Mary McCormack

February 9, 1737 – Thomas “Tom” Paine, an English author, pamphleteer, radical, inventor, intellectual, revolutionary, and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States.

Statue of Thomas Paine (StreetView)
Statue of Thomas Paine

February 10, 1901 – Stella Adler, an American actress and an acclaimed acting teacher, who founded the Stella Adler Studio of Acting.

Stella Adler's Hollywood star (StreetView)
Stella Adler's Hollywood star

February 11, 1847 – Thomas Alva Edison, an American inventor, scientist, and businessman.

Thomas Edison's Hollywood star (StreetView)
Thomas Edison's Hollywood star

February 12, 1809 – Abraham Lincoln, the 16th President of the United States.

Abraham Lincoln in Juárez (StreetView)
Abraham Lincoln in Juárez