Friday

April 1 - Births

Calendar Date April 1st:
April 1st - Births:
1220 – Emperor Go-Saga of Japan (d. 1272)
1543 – François de Bonne - duc de Lesdiguières, Constable of France (d. 1626)
1578 – William Harvey - English physician (d. 1657)
1610 – Charles de Saint-Évremond - French soldier (d. 1703)
1640 – Georg Mohr - Danish mathematician (d. 1697)
1647 – John Wilmot - 2nd Earl of Rochester, English poet (d. 1680)
1697 – Antoine François Prévost - French author & novelist (d. 1763)
1753 – Joseph de Maistre - French diplomat & writer (d. 1821)
1765 – Luigi Schiavonetti - Italian engraver (d. 1810)
1776 – Sophie Germain - French mathematician (d. 1831)
1809 – Nikolai Gogol - Ukrainian-born Russian writer (d. 1852)
1815 – Otto von Bismarck - 1st Chancellor of Germany (d. 1898)
1815 – Edward Clark - Governor of Texas (d. 1880)
1834 – Big Jim Fisk - American entrepreneur (d. 1872)
1854 – Bill Traylor - American artist (d. 1949)
1856 – Acacio Gabriel Viegas - Indian physician (d. 1933)
1865 – Richard Adolf Zsigmondy - Austrian-born chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1929)
1866 – Ferruccio Busoni - Italian pianist & composer (d. 1924)
1868 – Edmond Rostand - French dramatist (d. 1918)
1873 – Sergei Rachmaninoff - Russian composer, pianist, & conductor (d. 1943)
1874 – Ernest William Barnes - English mathematician & theologian (d. 1953)
1875 – Edgar Wallace - English writer (d. 1932)
1880 – Agha Petros - Assyrian general (d. 1932)
1882 – Paul Anspach - Belgian Olympic champion fencer (d. 1991)
1883 – Lon Chaney, Sr. - American actor (d. 1930)
1884 – Laurette Taylor - American stage actress (d. 1946)
1885 – Wallace Beery - American actor (d. 1949)
1889 – Keshava Baliram Hedgewar - Indian patriot & founder of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (d. June 21, 1940)
1893 – Cicely Courtneidge - English actress & comedian (d. 1980)
1895 – Alberta Hunter - American singer (d. 1984)
1897 – Nita Naldi - American actress (d. 1961)
1898 – William James Sidis - American genius (d. 1944)
1899 – Gustavs Celmins - Latvian politician (d. 1968)
1901 – Whittaker Chambers - American writer, editor, & defector (d. 1961)
1902 – Maria Polydouri - Greek poet (d. 1930)
1906 – Aleksandr Yakovlev - Russian engineer & aeroplane designer (d. 1989)
1908 – Abraham Maslow - American psychologist (d. 1970)
1909 – Eddy Duchin - American popular pianist & bandleader (d. 1951)
1911 – Fauja Singh - Indian athlete.
1914 – Lor Tok - Thai comedian & actor (d. 2002)
1915 – Otto Wilhelm Fischer - Austrian actor (d. 2004)
1917 – Melville Shavelson - American film director, producer & screenwriter (d. 2007)
1919 – Joseph Murray - American surgeon, Nobel laureate
1920 – Toshirō Mifune - Japanese actor (d. 1997)
1921 – Ken Reardon - Canadian ice hockey player (d. 2008)
1922 – William Manchester - American historian (d. 2004)
1924 – Brendan Byrne - Governor of New Jersey
1924 – Miodrag Petrović - Serbian actor (d. 2003)
1926 – Charles Bressler - American tenor
1926 – Anne McCaffrey - American author
1927 – Peter Cundall - Australian horticulturist & television presenter
1927 – Amos Milburn - American pianist (d. 1980)
1928 – George Grizzard - American actor (d. 2007)
1929 – Milan Kundera - Czech-born writer
1929 – Payut Ngaokrachang - Thai animator
1929 – Jane Powell - American dancer, actress - & singer
1929 – Bo Schembechler - American football coach (d. 2006)
1930 – Grace Lee Whitney - American actress
1931 – Rolf Hochhuth - German writer
1931 – Ita Ever - Estonian actress
1932 – Gordon Jump - American actor (d. 2003)
1932 – Debbie Reynolds - American actress
1933 – Claude Cohen-Tannoudji - French physicist, Nobel laureate
1933 – Dan Flavin - American artist (d. 1996)
1934 – Don Hastings - American actor
1934 – Rod Kanehl - American baseball player (d. 2004)
1934 – Vladimir Posner - Russian journalist
1935 – Larry McDonald - American politician (d. 1983)
1936 – Jean-Pascal Delamuraz - Swiss politician, president of the Confederation in 1989 & 1996 (d. 1998)
1938 – Ali MacGraw - American actress
1938 – John Quade - American actor (d. 2009)
1939 – Phil Niekro - American baseball player
1939 – Rudolph Isley - American singer
1940 – Wangari Maathai - Kenyan environmentalist, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize
1942 – Samuel R. Delany - American author
1942 – Annie Nightingale - British disc jockey
1944 – Rusty Staub - American baseball player
1945 – John Barbata - American drummer
1946 – Nikitas Kaklamanis - Greek politician, Mayor of Athens
1946 – Ronnie Lane - English musician (d. 1997)
1946 – Arrigo Sacchi - Italian football coach
1947 – Alain Connes - French mathematician
1947 – Robin Scott - English singer
1947 – Norm Van Lier - American basketball player (d. 2009)
1948 – Jimmy Cliff - Jamaican musician
1949 – Gérard Mestrallet - French businessman
1949 – Sammy Nelson - Northern Irish footballer
1949 – Gil Scott-Heron - American musician & composer
1950 – Samuel Alito - U.S. Supreme Court Justice
1951 – John Philip Abizaid - U.S. Army General, former CENTCOM commander
1952 – Annette O'Toole - American actress
1952 – Bernard Stiegler - French philosopher
1953 – Barry Sonnenfeld - producer & director
1954 – Jeff Porcaro - American drummer (d. 1992)
1955 – Humayun Akhtar Khan - Pakistani statesman
1955 – Terry Nichols - American mass murderer
1957 – David Gower - English cricketer
1957 – Denise Nickerson - American actress
1958 – D. Boon - American musician (d. 1985)
1960 – Michael Praed - British actor
1961 – Susan Boyle - Scottish singer & Britain's Got Talent contestant
1962 – Dave Ulliott - English poker player
1962 – Samboy Lim - Filipino basketball player
1964 – Erik Breukink - Dutch cyclist & manager
1964 – Kevin Duckworth - American basketball player (d. 2008)
1964 – Scott Stevens - Canadian ice hockey player
1965 – Tomas Alfredson - Swedish film director
1965 – Mark Jackson - American basketball player
1965 – Robert Steadman - English composer
1966 – Chris Evans - English disc jockey
1967 – Phil Demmel - American musician
1968 – Andreas Schnaas - German horror film director
1968 – Traci Lind - American actress
1968 – Julia Boutros - Lebanese singer
1969 – Fadl Shaker - Lebanese singer
1969 – Dean Windass - English football player
1970 – Sung Hi Lee - Korean-born model
1971 – Method Man - American rapper
1971 – Jessica Collins - American actress
1971 – Lachy Hulme - Australian actor & screenwriter
1971 – Shinji Nakano - Japanese race car driver
1972 – Allen & Albert Hughes - American film directors
1972 – Darren McCarty - Canadian ice hockey player
1972 – Jesse Tobias - American musician
1973 – Christian Finnegan - American comedian
1973 – Stephen Fleming - New Zealand cricketer
1973 – Rachel Maddow - American radio personality & political analyst
1973 – Joe Francis - American adult video producer
1974 – Richard Christy - American drummer
1974 – Beatriz Batarda - Portuguese actress
1974 – Hugo Benjamín Ibarra - Argentine footballer
1974 – Sandra Völker - German swimmer
1974 – China Chow - British actress
1975 – George Bastl - Swiss tennis player
1975 – John Butler - Australian singer & musician
1976 – David Oyelowo - English-Nigerian actor
1976 – Clarence Seedorf - Dutch footballer
1977 – Haimar Zubeldia - Spanish cyclist
1977 – Jon Gosselin - TV personality, known for Jon & Kate+8
1978 – Antonio de Nigris - Mexican footballer (d. 2009)
1978 – Jean-Pierre Dumont - Canadian ice hockey player
1978 – Anamaria Marinca - Romanian actress
1978 – Etan Thomas - American basketball player
1978 – Miroslava Vavrinec - Swiss tennis player
1979 – Ivano Balić - Croatian handballer
1980 – Randy Orton - American professional wrestler
1980 – Bijou Phillips - American actress
1980 – Yūko Takeuchi - Japanese actress
1981 – Asli Bayram - Turkish German model & actress
1981 – Antonis Fotsis - Greek basketball player
1981 – Hannah Spearritt - British singer, actor & member of S Club
1981 – Aimee Chan - Miss Hong Kong 2006
1981 – Bjoern Einar Romoeren - Norwegian skijumper
1982 – Sam Huntington - American actor
1982 – Taran Killam - American comedian & actor
1983 – Lance Hohaia - New Zealand rugby league player
1983 – Matt Lanter - American actor & model
1983 – Ólafur Ingi Skúlason - Icelandic footballer
1983 – Sean Taylor - American football player (d. 2007)
1983 – Sergey Lazarev - Russian singer
1984 – Gilberto Macena - Brazilian footballer
1985 – Daniel Murphy - American baseball player
1985 – Josh Zuckerman - American actor
1986 – Shunichi Miyamoto - Japanese musician
1986 – Ireen Wüst - Dutch speed skater
1987 – Ding Junhui - Chinese snooker player
1987 – Li Ting - Chinese diver
1988 – Courtney McCool - American gymnast
1988 – Brook Lopez - American basketball player
1988 – Robin Lopez - American basketball player
1989 – Jan Blokhuijsen - Dutch speed skater
1989 – David N'Gog - French footballer
1989 – Vietoris Krisztián - German racing driver
1993 – Keito Okamoto - Japanese singer
1997 – Asa Butterfield - English actor


Posted by ALCHEssMIST.
Alchemipedia | Home | Index | AZ | Numbers | Years | Animals | Architecture | Art | Business | Fashion | Films | Food & Drink | Games | Health | History | Literature | Media | Music | People |Politics | Science | Sport | Technology | World |

No comments:

 
Web Statistics