This Week's Birthdays - Week of November 25

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Monday, Nov 25 2013 by

November 25, 1914 – A painting of Major League Baseball legend Joe DiMaggio played his entire 13 year career with the New York Yankees. On July 16, 1941, he recorded a hit in his 56th consecutive game, a record that still stands.

Joe DiMaggio (StreetView)
Joe DiMaggio

November 26, 1933 – Robert Gerard Goulet was a Canadian-American singer and actor. He is probably best known for originating the role of Lancelot in the 1960 Broadway musical Camelot and his numerous appearances in Las Vegas.

Robert Goulet (StreetView)
Robert Goulet

November 27, 1942 – James Marshall Hendrix was an American musician, singer and songwriter.

Jimi Hendrix (StreetView)
Jimi Hendrix

November 28, 1820 – Friedrich Engels was a German social scientist, author, political theorist, philosopher, and father of Marxist theory.

Marx @ Engels in the Memento Park (StreetView)
Marx @ Engels in the Memento Park

November 29, 1908 – Adam Clayton Powell, Jr., was an American politician and pastor who represented Harlem, New York City, in the United States House of Representatives (1945–71). He was the first person in New York of African-American descent elected to Congress, and became a powerful national politician.

Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. (StreetView)
Adam Clayton Powell, Jr.

November 30, 1835 – Samuel Langhorne Clemens, better known by his pen name Mark Twain, was an American author and humorist. He wrote The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876) and its sequel, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1885), the latter often called “the Great American Novel.”

Mark Twain (StreetView)
Mark Twain

December 1, 1935 – Woody Allen is an American screenwriter, director, actor, comedian, author, playwright, and musician whose career spans over half a century.

Woody Allen (StreetView)
Woody Allen