This Week's Birthdays - Week of March 9

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Monday, Mar 9 2015 by

March 9, 1934 – Yuri Alekseyevich Gagarin, a Russian-Soviet pilot and cosmonaut. He was the first human in outer space.

Yuri Gagarin (StreetView)
Yuri Gagarin

March 10, 1928 – Sara Montiel, a Spanish singer, and actress.

Sarita Montiel (StreetView)
Sarita Montiel

March 11, 1903 – Lawrence Welk, American accordion player and bandleader (d. 1992)

Lawrence Welk Museum (Google Maps)
Lawrence Welk Museum

March 12, 1946 – Liza May Minnelli, an American actress and singer.

Signed Liza Minelli photo (StreetView)
Signed Liza Minelli photo

March 13, 1960 – Adam Charles Clayton, a musician, best known as the bassist of the Irish rock band U2.

U2 (StreetView)

March 14, 1794 – Józef Zachariasz Bem , a Polish general, an Ottoman Pasha and a national hero of Poland and Hungary.

Józef Bem's statue (StreetView)
Józef Bem's statue

March 15, 1879 – Albert Einstein, a German-born theoretical physicist who developed the general theory of relativity

Einstein mural (StreetView)
Einstein mural