This Week's Birthdays - Week of October 29

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Monday, Oct 29 2012 by

October 29, 1740 – James Boswell, 9th Laird of Auchinleck, a lawyer, diarist, and author born in Edinburgh, Scotland.

Statue of James Boswell (StreetView)
Statue of James Boswell

October 30, 1897 – Lara y Aguirre del Pino, known as Agustín Lara, a Mexican singer and songwriter.

Agustin lara (October 30, 1897 – November 6, 1970) (StreetView)
Agustin lara (October 30, 1897 – November 6, 1970)

October 31, 1912 – Dale Evans, an American writer, movie star, and singer-songwriter.

Dale Evans (StreetView)
Dale Evans

November 1, 1957 – Lyle Pearce Lovett, an American country singer-songwriter and actor.

Lyle Lovett (StreetView)
Lyle Lovett

November 2, 1865 – Spencer Penrose, a businessman, entrepreneur, venture capitalist and philanthropist at the turn of the 20th century.

Monument to Spencer Penrose (StreetView)
Monument to Spencer Penrose

November 3, 1918 – Robert William Andrew “Bob” Feller, nicknamed the “Heater from Van Meter”, “Bullet Bob” and “Rapid Robert”, an American former Major League Baseball pitcher.

Bob Feller Museum (StreetView)
Bob Feller Museum

November 4, 1946 – Laura Lane Welch Bush, the wife of the 43rd President of the United States, George W. Bush. She was the First Lady from January 20, 2001, to January 20, 2009.

Laura Bush mask (StreetView)
Laura Bush mask