This Week's Birthdays - Week of July 20

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July 20, 1869 – Howard Thurston, a stage magician from Columbus, Ohio.

Howard Thurston (StreetView)
Howard Thurston

July 21, 1986 – Rebecca Caroline Ferguson, a British singer and songwriter. Ferguson came to prominence in 2010 when she became the runner-up of the seventh series of The X Factor.

Rebecca Ferguson (StreetView)
Rebecca Ferguson

July 22, 1949 – Lasse Artturi Virén, a Finnish former long-distance runner, winner of four gold medals at the 1972 and 1976 Summer Olympics.

Lasse Virén statue (StreetView)
Lasse Virén statue

July 23, 1989 – Daniel Jacob Radcliffe, an English actor who rose to prominence playing the title character in the Harry Potter film series.

Daniel Radcliffe (StreetView)
Daniel Radcliffe

July 24, 1895 – Robert von Ranke Graves, an English poet, scholar/translator/writer of antiquity specializing in Classical Greece and Rome, and novelist.

Robert Graves (StreetView)
Robert Graves

July 25, 1750 – Henry Knox, an important officer to George Washington during the American Revolutionary War.

Henry Knox's Montpelier (StreetView)
Henry Knox's Montpelier

July 26, 1987 – Fredy Henkyer Montero Muñoz, a Colombian footballer who plays as a forward for Primeira Liga club Sporting Clube de Portugal on loan from Seattle Sounders FC.

Fredy Montero (StreetView)
Fredy Montero