This Week's Birthdays - Week of October 8

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Monday, Oct 8 2012 by

October 8, 1909 – Mack Harrell was an American baritone who was regarded as one of the greatest concert singers of his generation.

Birthplace of Mack Harrell, American baritone singer (StreetView)
Birthplace of Mack Harrell, American baritone singer

October 9, 1940 – John Lennon, MBE, born John Winston Lennon was an English musician, singer and songwriter who rose to worldwide fame as a founder member of The Beatles.

John Lennon (StreetView)
John Lennon

October 10, 1825 – Stephanus Johannes Paulus Kruger, better known as Paul Kruger and affectionately known as Uncle Paul was State President of the South African Republic.

Statue of Paul Kruger (StreetView)
Statue of Paul Kruger

October 11, 1926 – Thích Nhất Hạnh is a Vietnamese Buddhist monk, teacher, author, poet and peace activist.

Thich Nhat Hanh (StreetView)
Thich Nhat Hanh

October 12, 1710 – Jonathan Trumbull, Sr. was one of the few Americans who served as governor in both a pre-Revolutionary colony and a post-Revolutionary state.

Jonathan Trumbull statue (StreetView)
Jonathan Trumbull statue

October 13, 1959 – Marie Osmond is an American singer, actress, doll designer, and a member of the show business family The Osmonds.

Marie Osmond (StreetView)
Marie Osmond

October 14, 1890 – Dwight David “Ike” Eisenhower (October 14, 1890 – March 28, 1969) was the 34th President of the United States from 1953 until 1961.

Dwight D. Eisenhower (StreetView)
Dwight D. Eisenhower