This Week's Birthdays - Week of March 12

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Monday, Mar 12 2012 by

March 12, 1946 – Liza May Minnelli (born March 12, 1946) is an American actress and singer. She is the daughter of singer and actress Judy Garland and film director Vincente Minnelli.

Liza Minnelli (StreetView)
Liza Minnelli

March 13, 1764 – Earl Grey, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (d. 1845)

Grey's Monument (Birds Eye)
Grey's Monument

March 14, 1948 – William Edward “Billy” Crystal is an American actor, writer, producer, comedian and film director.

Billy Crystal (StreetView)
Billy Crystal

March 15, 1892 – James Basevi Ord, US army officer (d. 1938)

Fort Ord (former) (Google Maps)
Fort Ord (former)

March 16, 1751 – James Madison, Jr. was an American statesman and political theorist. He is hailed as the “Father of the Constitution” for being instrumental in the drafting of the United States Constitution and as the key champion and author of the United States Bill of Rights. He was the fourth President of the United States (1809–1817).

Belle Grove, Birthplace of Pres. James Madison (Google Maps)
Belle Grove, Birthplace of Pres. James Madison

March 17, 1804 – James Felix “Jim” Bridger was among the foremost mountain men, trappers, scouts and guides who explored and trapped the Western United States during the decades of 1820-1850, as well as mediating between native tribes and encroaching whites.

Jim Bridger statue (StreetView)
Jim Bridger statue

March 18, 1782 – John Caldwell Calhoun was a leading politician and political theorist from South Carolina during the first half of the 19th century.

Fort Hill - John C. Calhoun's home (former) (Birds Eye)
Fort Hill - John C. Calhoun's home (former)