This Week's Birthdays - Week of February 9

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Tuesday, Feb 24 2015 by

February 9, 1814 – Samuel Jones Tilden, the Democratic candidate for the U.S. presidency in the disputed election of 1876.

Samuel Tilden statue (StreetView)
Samuel Tilden statue

February 10, 1964 – Glenn Beck, an American conservative radio and television host, author, and political entertainer.

Glenn Beck (StreetView)
Glenn Beck

February 11, 1935 – Vincent Eugene Craddock (February 11, 1935 – October 12, 1971), known as Gene Vincent, was an American musician who pioneered the styles of rock and roll and rockabilly

Gene Vincent (StreetView)
Gene Vincent

February 12, 1899 – Johan Grøttumsbråten, a Norwegian skier who competed in Nordic combined and cross-country. Dominating both events in the 1920s and early-1930s, he won several medals in the early Winter Olympics.

Johan Grøttumsbråten (StreetView)
Johan Grøttumsbråten

February 13, 1873 – A Russian opera singer.

Statue of Feodor Ivanovich Chaliapin (StreetView)
Statue of Feodor Ivanovich Chaliapin

February 14, 1977 – Cadel Lee Evans, an Australian professional racing cyclist and winner of the 2011 Tour de France.

Cadel Evans (StreetView)
Cadel Evans

February 15, 1907 – Cesar Julio Romero, Jr., a Cuban-American film and television actor who was active in film, radio, and television for almost sixty years.

Cesar Romero (StreetView)
Cesar Romero