This Week's Birthdays - Week of May 28

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Monday, May 28 2012 by

May 28, 1818 – Pierre Gustave Toutant Beauregard was a Louisiana-born American military officer, politician, inventor, writer, civil servant, and the first prominent general of the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War.

P. G. T. Beauregard monument (StreetView)
P. G. T. Beauregard monument

May 29, 1984 – Carmelo Kiyan Anthony, nicknamed “Melo”, is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the New York Knicks in the National Basketball Association (NBA).

Carmelo Anthony (StreetView)
Carmelo Anthony

May 30, 1918 – Bob Evans, American restaurateur (d. 2007)

Bob Evans (Birds Eye)
Bob Evans

May 31, 1162 – Genghis Khan, Khagan of the Mongol Empire (d. 1227)

455 foot high portrait of Genghis Khan (Google Maps)
455 foot high portrait of Genghis Khan

June 1, 1793 – Henry Francis Lyte, an Anglican divine and hymn-writer.

Henry Francis Lytes birthplace (StreetView)
Henry Francis Lytes birthplace

June 2, 1960 – Kyle Eugene Petty, a former American NASCAR driver.

Kyle Petty's house (Birds Eye)
Kyle Petty's house

June 3, 1865 – George V (George Frederick Ernest Albert) was King of the United Kingdom and the British Dominions, and Emperor of India, from 6 May 1910 through the First World War (1914–1918) until his death in 1936.

Statue of George V (StreetView)
Statue of George V