This Week's Birthdays - Week of March 19

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Monday, Mar 19 2012 by

March 19, 1813 – David Livingstone was a Scottish Congregationalist pioneer medical missionary with the London Missionary Society and explorer in Africa.

David Livingstone Statue (StreetView)
David Livingstone Statue

March 20, 1808 – Antoine Étex, French sculptor, painter and architect, was born in Paris.

"La Résistance de 1814" by Antoine Etex (StreetView)
"La Résistance de 1814" by Antoine Etex

March 21, 1856 – Henry Ossian Flipper, the first African-American graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1877.

Henry O. Flipper (StreetView)
Henry O. Flipper

March 22, 2228 – James T. Kirk, future captain of the starship Enterprise.

Future Birthplace of Captain James T Kirk (StreetView)
Future Birthplace of Captain James T Kirk

March 23, 1887 – José Victoriano González-Pérez, better known as Juan Gris, was a Spanish painter and sculptor who lived and worked in France most of his life.

'Retrato of Josette' by Juan Gris (StreetView)
'Retrato of Josette' by Juan Gris

March 24, 1829 – Ignacio Zaragoza Seguín was a general in the Mexican army, best known for defeating invading French forces at the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862 (now celebrated in Mexico as the Cinco de Mayo).

Ignacio Zaragoza (StreetView)
Ignacio Zaragoza

March 25, 1745 – John Barry was an officer in the Continental Navy during the American Revolutionary War and later in the United States Navy. He is often credited as “The Father of the American Navy”.

Statue of John Barry (StreetView)
Statue of John Barry