This Week's Birthdays - Week of September 26

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Monday, Sep 26 2011 by

September 26, 1907 – Lambertus “Bep” van Klaveren, Dutch boxer, who won the gold medal in the featherweight division at the 1928 Summer Olympics in Amsterdam.

Bep van Klaveren Memorial 2009 (StreetView)
Bep van Klaveren Memorial 2009

September 27, 1722 – Samuel Adams, American revolutionary leader (d. 1803)

Statue of Samuel Adams (StreetView)
Statue of Samuel Adams

September 28, 1974 – William Ruggles MacKenzie, American professional golfer who has played on the PGA Tour.

Will MacKenzie (StreetView)
Will MacKenzie

September 29, 1907 – Gene Autry, American performer who gained fame as The Singing Cowboy on the radio, in movies and on television.

Gene Autry's Hollywood star (StreetView)
Gene Autry's Hollywood star

September 30, 1924 – Truman Capote, American author (d. 1984)

Clutter Farm of Capote's 'In Cold Blood' notoriety (Bing Maps)
Clutter Farm of Capote's 'In Cold Blood' notoriety

October 1, 1910 – Bonnie Parker, American outlaw (d. 1934)

Bonnie & Clyde Ambush/Death site (StreetView)
Bonnie & Clyde Ambush/Death site

October 2, 1945 – Don McLean, American songwriter

Don McLean's House (Google Maps)
Don McLean's House