This Week’s Birthdays – Week of July 6

July 6, 1946 – George Walker Bush, 43rd President of the United States.

George Bush (StreetView)
George Bush

July 7, 1913 – Pinetop Perkins, a blues pianist and oldest ever Grammy winner.

Pinetop Perkins - Mississippi Blues Trail marker (StreetView)
Pinetop Perkins - Mississippi Blues Trail marker

July 8, 1838 – Eli Lilly, American soldier, chemist, and businessman, founded Eli Lilly and Company (d. 1898)

Lilly Endowment (Birds Eye)
Lilly Endowment

July 9, 1932 – Donald Rumsfeld, American politician, 13th United States Secretary of Defense, possible war criminal.

Rumsfeld Maryland Residence (Google Maps)
Rumsfeld Maryland Residence

July 10, 1980 – Thomas Ian Nicholas, an American film actor, singer, musician, producer, director, and writer.

Thomas Ian Nicholas (StreetView)
Thomas Ian Nicholas

July 11, 1781 – Bartolomeo, an Italian antiquarian who was a key figure in establishing the science of numismatics.

Bartolomeo Borghesi monument (StreetView)
Bartolomeo Borghesi monument

July 12, 1937 – William Henry “Bill” Cosby Jr., an American stand-up comedian, actor, author, and accused rapist.

Bill Cosby's house (StreetView)
Bill Cosby's house

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