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April 7 - Deaths

Calendar Date April 7th:
April 7th - Deaths:
30 – Corresponds to Friday 15th of Nisan in the Hebrew calendar - the day of Pesakh or Passover, often considered the date of the flagellation & crucifixion of Jesus of Nazareth
1498 – King Charles VIII of France (b. 1470)
1614 – El Greco - Greek-born artist (b. 1541)
1638 – Shimazu Tadatsune - Japanese ruler of Satsuma (b. 1576)
1651 – Lennart Torstenson - Swedish soldier & engineer (b. 1603)
1658 – Juan Eusebio Nieremberg - Spanish mystic (b. 1595)
1661 – Sir William Brereton - 1st Baronet, English soldier & politician (b. 1604)
1663 – Francis Cooke - Mayflower pilgrim (b. c.1583)
1668 – William Davenant - English poet (b. 1606)
1719 – Jean-Baptiste de la Salle - French saint (b. 1651)
1739 – Dick Turpin - English highwayman (b. 1705)
1747 – Leopold I - Prince of Anhalt-Dessau, Prussian field marshal (b. 1676)
1761 – Thomas Bayes - English mathematician (b. 1702)
1766 – Tiberius Hemsterhuis - Dutch philologist & critic (b. 1685)
1767 – Franz Sparry - composer (b. 1715)
1782 – Taksin - King of Thailand (b. 1734)
1789 – Abd-ul-Hamid I - Ottoman Sultan (b. 1725)
1789 – Petrus Camper - Dutch anatomist (b. 1722)
1801 – Noël François de Wailly - French lexicographer (b. 1724)
1804 – Toussaint Louverture - Haitian Revolutionary (b. 1743)
1811 – Garsevan Chavchavadze - Georgian diplomat & politician (b. 1757)
1823 – Jacques Charles - French chemist (b. 1746)
1833 – Antoni Radziwiłł - Polish politician (b. 1775)
1836 – William Godwin - English political writer (b. 1756)
1850 – William Lisle Bowles - English poet & critic (b. 1762)
1858 – Anton Diabelli - Austrian music publisher, editor, & composer (b. 1781)
1868 – D'Arcy McGee - Canadian journalist & Father of Confederation (b. 1825)
1871 – Alexander Lloyd - Mayor of Chicago (b. 1805)
1871 – Prince Alexander John of Wales (b. 1871)
1885 – Carl Theodor Ernst von Siebold - German physiologist (b. 1804)
1891 – P. T. Barnum - American circus impresario (b. 1810)
1920 – Karl Binding - German jurist (b. 1841)
1928 – Alexander Bogdanov - Russian physician & philosopher (b. 1873)
1939 – Joseph Lyons - tenth Prime Minister of Australia (b. 1879)
1943 – Jovan Dučić - Serbian poet (b. 1871)
1943 – Alexandre Millerand - President of France (b. 1859)
1947 – Henry Ford - American automobile manufacturer & industrialist (b. 1863)
1950 – Walter Huston - Canadian-born actor (b. 1884)
1955 – Theda Bara - American film actress (b. 1885)
1960 – Henri Guisan - General of the Swiss Army during World War II (b. 1874)
1968 – Jim Clark, OBE - Scottish race car driver & two-time F1 world champion (b. 1936)
1981 – Kit Lambert - British record producer & manager (The Who) (b. 1935)
1981 – Norman Taurog - American film director (b. 1899)
1982 – Brenda Benet - American actress (b. 1945)
1982 – Harald Ertl - Austrian racing driver (b. 1948)
1984 – Frank Church - U.S. Senator from Idaho (b. 1924)
1985 – Carl Schmitt - German philosopher & political theorist (b. 1888)
1990 – Ronald Evans - American astronaut (b. 1933)
1992 – Ace Bailey - Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1903)
1992 – Antonis Tritsis - Greek politician (b. 1937)
1994 – Albert Guðmundsson - Icelandic footballer & politician (b. 1923)
1994 – Golo Mann - German historian (b. 1909)
1994 – Agathe Uwilingiyimana - Prime Minister of Rwanda (b. 1953)
1997 – Luis Aloma - Cuban baseball player (b. 1923)
1997 – Georgi Shonin - Soviet cosmonaut (b. 1935)
1997 – Tomoyuki Tanaka - Japanese film producer (Godzilla) (b. 1910)
2000 – Broery Marantika - Indonesian singer (b. 1944)
2001 – David Graf - American actor (b. 1950)
2001 – Beatrice Straight - American actress (b. 1914)
2002 – John Agar - American actor (b. 1921)
2003 – Cecile de Brunhoff - French storyteller (b. 1903)
2003 – David Greene - British television director (b. 1921)
2004 – Victor Argo - American actor (b. 1934)
2004 – Konstantinos Kallias - Greek politician (b. 1901)
2005 – Grigoris Bithikotsis - Greek singer (b. 1922)
2005 – Bob Kennedy - American baseball player & manager (b. 1920)
2005 – Cliff Allison - British racing driver (b. 1932)
2007 – Johnny Hart - American cartoonist (b. 1931)
2007 – Barry Nelson - American actor (b. 1917)
2008 – Mark Speight - English television presenter (b. 1965)
2009 – Dave Arneson - co-creator of Dungeons & Dragons (b. 1947)


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April 7 - Births

Calendar Date April 7th:
April 7th - Births:
1506 – Saint Francis Xavier - Spanish co-founder of the Society of Jesus (d. 1552)
1539 – Tobias Stimmer - Swiss painter (d. 1584)
1613 – Gerhard Douw - Dutch painter (d. 1675)
1644 – François de Neufville - duc de Villeroi, French soldier (d. 1730)
1648 – John Sheffield - 1st Duke of Buckingham & Normanby, English statesman & poet (d. 1721)
1652 – Pope Clement XII (d. 1740)
1718 – Hugh Blair - Scottish preacher & man of letters (d. 1800)
1727 – Michel Adanson - French botanist (d. 1806)
1770 – William Wordsworth - English poet (d. 1850)
1772 – Charles Fourier - French philosopher (d. 1837)
1780 – William Ellery Channing - Unitarian theologian (d. 1842)
1803 – Flora Tristan - French feminist & socialist philosopher (d. 1844)
1803 – James Curtiss - Mayor of Chicago (d. 1859)
1848 – Randall Thomas Davidson - Archbishop of Canterbury (d. 1930)
1853 – Prince Leopold - Duke of Albany, son of Queen Victoria (d. 1884)
1859 – Walter Camp - sports authority known as the "Father of American Football" (d. 1925)
1860 – Will Keith Kellogg - American cereal manufacturer (d. 1951)
1867 – Holger Pedersen - Danish linguist (d. 1953)
1870 – Gustav Landauer - German anarchist & revolutionary (d. 1919)
1873 – John McGraw - American baseball player & manager (d. 1934)
1883 – Gino Severini - Italian painter (d. 1966)
1886 – Ed Lafitte - American baseball player (d. 1971)
1889 – Gabriela Mistral - Chilean writer, Nobel laureate (d. 1957)
1890 – Marjory Stoneman Douglas - American conservationist & writer (d. 1998)
1891 – Ole Kirk Christiansen - Danish inventor (d. 1958)
1893 – Allen Dulles - American Central Intelligence Agency director (d. 1969)
1897 – Walter Winchell - American broadcaster & journalist (d. 1972)
1897 – Erich Loewenhardt - German flying ace of World War I (d. 1918)
1899 – Robert Casadesus - French pianist (d. 1972)
1903 – Edwin T. Layton - American Naval officer (d. 1984)
1905 – Queenie Leonard - American actress (d. 2002)
1908 – Percy Faith - Canadian composer & musician (d. 1976)
1909 – Robert Charroux - French writer (d. 1978)
1911 – Hervé Bazin - French writer (d. 1996)
1913 – Charles Vanik - American politician (d. 2007)
1914 – Ralph Flanagan - American big band leader (d. 1995)
1915 – Stanley Adams - American actor (d. 1977)
1915 – Billie Holiday - American singer (d. 1959)
1915 – Henry Kuttner - American writer (d. 1958)
1916 – Anthony Caruso - American actor (d. 2003)
1917 – R.G. Armstrong - American actor
1918 – Bobby Doerr - American baseball player
1919 – Edoardo Mangiarotti - Italian fencer
1919 – Roger Lemelin - Quebec novelist & television writer (d. 1992)
1920 – Ravi Shankar - Indian sitar player
1922 – Mongo Santamaria - Cuban musician (d. 2003)
1924 – Johannes Mario Simmel - Austrian writer (d. 2009)
1927 – Babatunde Olatunji - Nigerian drummer (d. 2003)
1928 – James Garner - American actor
1928 – Alan J. Pakula - American film producer & director (d. 1998)
1928 – James White - Northern Irish science fiction writer (d. 1999)
1929 – Bob Denard - French mercenary (d. 2007)
1930 – Andrew Sachs - English actor
1931 – Donald Barthelme - American author (d. 1989)
1933 – Wayne Rogers - American actor
1934 – Ian Richardson - Scottish actor (d. 2007)
1935 – Bobby Bare - American musician
1935 – Hodding Carter III - American journalist & politician
1936 – Jean-Pierre Changeux - French neuroscientist
1938 – Jerry Brown - American politician
1938 – Spencer Dryden - American drummer (Jefferson Airplane) (d. 2005)
1938 – Freddie Hubbard - American jazz trumpeter (d. 2008)
1939 – Francis Ford Coppola - American film director
1939 – Sir David Frost - English broadcaster & TV host
1941 – Gorden Kaye - British actor
1941 – James Di Pasquale - American composer
1942 – Jeetendra - Indian actor
1942 – Nam Gi-nam - South Korean director of movies
1944 – Julia Phillips - American film producer & writer (d. 2002)
1944 – Gerhard Schröder - German politician
1944 – Bill Stoneman - American baseball player & manager
1945 – Martyn Lewis - British newsreader
1945 – Megas - Icelandic singer, songwriter & writer
1945 – Joël Robuchon - French chef
1945 – Werner Schroeter - German film director
1946 – Colette Besson - French runner (d. 2005)
1946 – Stan Winston - American special effects, makeup artist & film director (d. 2008)
1947 – Patricia Bennett - American singer (The Chiffons)
1947 – Florian Schneider - German musician (Kraftwerk)
1947 – Eliseo Soriano - Philippine evangelist
1948 – Carol Douglas - American singer
1949 – Mitch Daniels - American politician, governor of Indiana
1949 – John Oates - American rock guitarist & lyricst (Hall & Oates)
1951 – Janis Ian - American singer & songwriter
1954 – Jackie Chan - Chinese actor, director, producer, & martial artist
1954 – Tony Dorsett - American football player
1955 – Werner Stocker - German actor (d. 1993)
1955 – Gregg Jarrett - American lawyer & television news journalist
1956 – Annika Billström - Swedish politician
1956 – Christopher Darden - prosecutor of O.J. Simpson
1957 – Kim Kap-su - South Korean actor
1960 – James "Buster" Douglas - American boxer, Heavyweight Champion of the World
1961 – Thurl Bailey - American basketball player
1961 – Pascal Olmeta - French footballer
1962 – Andrew "Andy" Hampsten - American cyclist
1962 – Hugh O'Connor - American actor (d. 1995)
1962 – Alain Robert - French rock & urban climber
1963 – Jaime de Marichalar - Duke of Lugo, Spanish royalty
1964 – Russell Crowe - New Zealand actor
1964 – Jace Alexander - American television director
1964 – Steve Graves - Canadian ice hockey player
1965 – Bill Bellamy - American actor & comedian
1965 – Alison Lapper - British artist
1966 – Gary Wilkinson - English snooker player
1967 – Artemis Gounaki - composer, writer & music producer
1968 – Jennifer Lynch - American director
1968 – Duncan Armstrong - Australian swimmer
1969 – Ricky Watters - American football player
1970 – Leif Ove Andsnes - Norwegian pianist
1971 – Guillaume Depardieu - French actor (d. 2008)
1971 – Victor Kraatz - Canadian figure skater
1971 – Jennifer Schwalbach Smith - American actress
1973 – Carole Montillet - French skier
1973 – Ève Salvail - Canadian model
1973 – Brett Tomko - American baseball player
1975 – Ronde Barber - American football player
1975 – Tiki Barber - American football player
1975 – Ronnie Belliard - American baseball player
1975 – Karin Dreijer Andersson - Swedish singer
1976 – Kevin Alejandro - American actor
1977 – Silvana Arias - Peruvian actress
1979 – Adrián Beltré - Dominican baseball player
1979 – Pascal Dupuis - Canadian ice hockey player
1979 – Danny Sandoval - Venezuelan baseball player
1979 – Patrick Crayton - American football player
1981 – Suzann Pettersen - Norwegian golfer
1982 – Sonjay Dutt - Indian American professional wrestler
1983 – Franck Ribéry - French football player
1983 – Jon Stead - British football player
1986 – Brooke Brodack - American internet celebrity
1988 – Edward Speleers - British model & actor
1989 – Franco Di Santo - Argentine footballer
1989 – Alexa Demara - American model
1990 – Trent Cotchin - Australian footballer


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April 7 - General (Calendar Date)

April 7th - Basic Facts:
  • April 7 is the 93rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar.
  • There are 268 days remaining until the end of the year (269 in leap years).
  • The preceding day is April 6.
  • Next day is April 8.
April 7th Births (Here)

April 7th Deaths (Here)

April 7 Events:

529 – Corpus Juris Civilis, first draft (a fundamental work in jurisprudence) is issued by Eastern Roman Emperor Justinian I.
1348 – Charles University is founded in Prague.
1521 – Ferdinand Magellan arrives at Cebu.
1541 – Francis Xavier leaves Lisbon on a mission to the Portuguese East Indies.
1776 – Captain John Barry & the USS Lexington captures the Edward.
1788 – American Pioneers to the Northwest Territory arrive at the confluence of the Ohio & Muskingum rivers, establishing Marietta, Ohio.
1795 – France adopts the metre as the basic measure of length.
1798 – The Mississippi Territory is organized from disputed territory claimed by both the United States & Spain.
1805 – Lewis & Clark Expedition - Corps of Discovery breaks camp among the Mandan tribe & afterwards journeys West along the Missouri River.
1827 – English chemist John Walker sells the first friction match -he had invented the friction match the previous year.
1829 – Joseph Smith, Jr., commences translation of the Book of Mormon, with Oliver Cowdery as his scribe.
1862 – Battle of Shiloh ends – the Union Army under General Ulysses S. Grant defeats the Confederates (American Civil War).
1868 – Thomas D'Arcy McGee, one of the Canadian Fathers of Confederation is assassinated by the Irish.
1890 – Completion of the first Lake Biwa Canal.
1906 – Mount Vesuvius erupts & devastates Naples.
1906 – Algeciras Conference -hab France & have control over Morocco.
1908 – H. H. Asquith (Liberal Party) becomes Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, succeeding Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman.
1922 – Teapot Dome scandal - United States Secretary of the Interior leases Teapot Dome petroleum reserves in Wyoming.
1927 – First distance public television broadcast (from Washington, D.C. to New York City).
1933 – Prohibition is repealed for beer of no more than 3.2% alcohol by weight.
1939 – Italy invades Albania (World War II).
1943 – Terebovlia, Ukraine, Germans order 1,100 Jews to undress to their underwear & march to the nearby village of Plebanivka where they are shot dead & buried in ditches.
1945 – Japanese battleship Yamato, the largest battleship ever constructed, is sunk by American planes (World War II).
1946 – Official recognition of Syria's independence from France.
1948 – The World Health Organization is established by the United Nations.
1954 – President Dwight D. Eisenhower gives his "domino theory" speech during a news conference.
1956 – Spain relinquishes its protectorate in Morocco.
1963 – Yugoslavia is proclaimed to be a Socialist republic - Josip Broz Tito is named President for life.
1964 – IBM announces the System/360.
1969 – Publication of RFC 1 - the Internet's symbolic birth date.
1971 – President Richard Nixon announces that rate of American troop withdrawals from Vietnam will increase.
1976 – John Stonehouse (British Cabinet Minister) resigns from the Labour Party.
1977 – Siegfried Buback (German Federal prosecutor) & his driver are shot by 2 Red Army Faction members.
1978 – President Jimmy Carter cancels development of the neutron bomb.
1983 – Astronauts Story Musgrave & Don Peterson perform the first space shuttle spacewalk.
1985 – Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev declares a moratorium on the deployment of middle-range missiles in Europe.
1989 – Soviet submarine Komsomolets sinks in the Barents Sea off the coast of Norway.
1990 – Iran Contra Affair - John Poindexter is found guilty of 5 charges for his part in the scandal.
1992 – Republika Srpska announces its independence.
1994 – Tutsis massacres begin in Kigali, Rwanda.
2001 – Mars Odyssey is launched.
2003 – U.S. troops capture Baghdad - the Saddam Hussein regime collapses 2 days later.
2009 – Alberto Fujimori (former Peruvian President) is sentenced to 25 years in prison for ordering killings & kidnappings by security forces.


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April 6 - Deaths

Calendar Date April 6th:
April 6th - Deaths:
885 – Saint Methodius (b. c. 815)
1147 – Frederick II - Duke of Swabia (b. 1090)
1199 – King Richard I of England (b. 1157)
1199 – Pierre Basile - French soldier
1362 – James I - Count of La Marche, French soldier (b. 1319)
1490 – King Matthias Corvinus of Hungary (b. 1443)
1520 – Raphael - Italian painter & architect (b. 1483)
1528 – Albrecht Dürer - German artist (b. 1471)
1551 – Joachim Vadian - Swiss humanist (b. 1484)
1571 – John Hamilton - Scottish prelate & politician
1590 – Francis Walsingham - English spymaster
1605 – John Stow - English historian
1655 – David Blondel - French Protestant clergyman (b. 1591)
1686 – Arthur Annesley - 1st Earl of Anglesey, English royalist statesman (b. 1614)
1707 – Willem van de Velde - the younger, Dutch painter (b. 1633)
1755 – Richard Rawlinson - English minister & antiquarian (b. 1690)
1825 – Vladimir Borovikovsky - Russian painter (b. 1757)
1829 – Niels Henrik Abel - Norwegian mathematician (b. 1802)
1833 – Adamantios Korais - Greek humanist scholar (b. 1748)
1838 – José Bonifácio de Andrade e Silva - Brazilian statesman & geologist (b. 1763)
1862 – Albert Sidney Johnston - American Confederate general (b. 1803)
1883 – Benjamin Wright Raymond - American politician (b. 1801)
1899 – Alvan Wentworth Chapman - American physician & botanist (b. 1809)
1906 – Alexander Kielland - Norwegian author (b. 1849)
1933 – Elizabeth Bacon Custer - wife of George Armstrong Custer (b. 1842)
1935 – Edwin Arlington Robinson - American poet (b. 1869)
1947 – Herbert Backe - German Nazi politician (b. 1896)
1953 – Idris Davies - Welsh poet (b. 1905)
1959 – Leo Aryeh Mayer - Israeli professor & scholar of Islamic art (b. 1895)
1961 – Jules Bordet - Belgian immunologist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (b. 1870)
1963 – Otto Struve - Russian-born astronomer (b. 1897)
1970 – Sam Sheppard - American accused murderer (b. 1923)
1970 – Maurice Stokes - American basketball player (b. 1933)
1971 – Igor Stravinsky - Russian composer (b. 1882)
1974 – Willem Marinus Dudok - Dutch architect (b. 1884)
1974 – Hudson Fysh - Australian aviator & businessman (b. 1895)
1976 – Sidney Franklin - American bullfighter (b. 1903)
1992 – Isaac Asimov - Russian-born author (b. 1920)
1994 – Juvénal Habyarimana - Rwandan politician (b. 1937)
1994 – Cyprien Ntaryamira - Burundian politician (b. 1956)
1995 – Ioannis Alevras - Greek politician (b. 1912)
1996 – Greer Garson - Irish actress (b. 1904)
1998 – Wendy O. Williams - American singer (Plasmatics) (b. 1949)
1998 – Tammy Wynette - American singer (b. 1942)
1999 – Red Norvo - American jazz vibraphonist (b. 1908)
2000 – Habib Bourguiba - Tunisian politician (b. 1903)
2001 – Charles Pettigrew - American singer (b. 1963)
2003 – David Bloom - American reporter (b. 1963)
2003 – Babatunde Olatunji - Nigerian drummer (b. 1927)
2003 – Gerald Emmett Cardinal Carter - Canadian religious figure (b. 1912)
2004 – Larisa Bogoraz - Soviet dissident (b. 1929)
2004 – Niki Sullivan - American guitarist (The Crickets) (b. 1937)
2005 – Rainier III - Prince of Monaco (b. 1923)
2006 – Maggie Dixon - American college basketball coach (b. 1977)
2006 – Francis L. Kellogg - U.S. diplomat & prominent socialite (b. 1917)
2006 – Stefanos Stratigos - Greek actor (b. 1926)
2007 – Luigi Comencini - Italian film director (b. 1916)
2009 – Shawn Mackay - Australian rugby player (b. 1982)
2010 – Wilma Mankiller - Native-American activist, chief of the Cherokee Nation (b. 1945)
2010 – Corin Redgrave - British actor & political activist (b. 1939)


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April 6 - Births

Calendar Date April 6th:
April 6th - Births:
1483 – Raphael - Italian painter & architect (d. 1520)
1613 – Stjepan Gradić - Croatian philosopher & scientist (d. 1683)
1632 – Maria Leopoldine of Austria - Holy Roman Empire Empress (d. 1649)
1651 – André Dacier - French classical scholar (d. 1722)
1664 – Arvid Horn - Swedish statesman (d. 1742)
1671 – Jean-Baptiste Rousseau - French poet (d. 1741)
1725 – Pasquale Paoli - Corsican patriot & military leader (d. 1807)
1741 – Nicolas Chamfort - French writer (d. 1794)
1766 – Wilhelm von Kobell - German painter & printmaker (d. 1853)
1773 – James Mill - Scottish philosopher & historian (d. 1836)
1810 – Philip Henry Gosse - English naturalist (d. 1888)
1812 – Alexander Herzen - Russian writer (d. 1870)
1815 – Robert Volkmann - German composer (d. 1883)
1818 – Aasmund Olavsson Vinje - Norwegian poet (d. 1870)
1820 – Nadar - French photographer (d. 1910)
1823 – Joseph Medill - journalist & mayor of Chicago (d. 1899)
1826 – Gustave Moreau - French painter (d. 1898)
1841 – Karl Binding - German jurist (d. 1920)
1849 – John William Waterhouse - British painter (d. 1917)
1851 – Guillaume Bigourdan - French astronomer (d. 1932)
1861 – Stanislas de Guaita - French occultist (d. 1897)
1871 – Prince Alexander John of Wales (d. 1871)
1878 – Erich Mühsam - German author (d. 1934)
1884 – Walter Huston - Canadian-born actor (d. 1950)
1886 – Osman Ali Khan - Asaf Jah VII, The Last Nizam of Hyderabad state (d. 1967)
1888 – Hans Richter - Swiss painter, film maker, graphic artist & avant-gardist (d. 1976)
1888 – Gerhard Ritter - German historian (d. 1967)
1890 – Anthony Fokker - Dutch designer of aircraft (d. 1939)
1892 – Donald Wills Douglas, Sr. - American industrialist (d. 1981)
1892 – Lowell Thomas - American travel writer (d. 1981)
1894 – Gertrude Baines - American supercentenarian (d. 2009)
1895 – Dudley Nichols - American screenwriter (d. 1960)
1901 – Pier Giorgio Frassati - Italian Catholic (d. 1925)
1902 – Veniamin Kaverin - Russian writer (d. 1989)
1902 – Julien Torma - French writer, playwright & poet (d. 1933)
1903 – Mickey Cochrane - American baseball player (d. 1962)
1903 – Harold Edgerton - American electrical engineer (d. 1990)
1909 – Hermann Lang - German race car driver (d. 1987)
1909 – William M. Branham - American evangelist (d. 1965)
1911 – Feodor Felix Konrad Lynen - German biochemist, Nobel laureate (d. 1979)
1913 – Shannon Boyd-Bailey McCune - American geographer (d. 1993)
1915 – Tadeusz Kantor - Polish painter, set designer & theater director (d. 1990)
1917 – Leonora Carrington - British-born surrealist painter
1918 – Alfredo Ovando Candía - Bolivian president (d. 1982)
1919 – Georgios Mylonas - Greek politician (d. 1998)
1920 – Edmond H. Fischer - Swiss-American biochemist, Nobel laureate
1926 – Sergio Franchi - Italian-born singer & actor (d. 1990)
1926 – Gil Kane - Latvian-born cartoonist (d. 2000)
1926 – Ian Paisley - Northern Irish politician
1927 – Gerry Mulligan - American musician (d. 1996)
1928 – James D. Watson - American geneticist, Nobel laureate
1929 – Joi Lansing - American model & actress (d. 1972)
1929 – Willis Hall - English playwright & radio & television writer (d. 2005)
1929 – André Previn - German-born composer & conductor
1931 – Ivan Dixon - American actor & director (d. 2008)
1931 – Baba Ram Dass - American Hindu spiritual teacher
1932 – Helmut Griem - German actor (d. 2004)
1933 – Roy Goode - British lawyer
1933 – Eduardo Malapit - American Democratic politician (d. 2007)
1934 – Anton Geesink - Dutch judoka
1934 – Enrique Álvarez Félix - Mexican actor (d. 1996)
1934 – Guy Peellaert - Belgian visual artist (d. 2008)
1935 – Douglas Hill - Canadian-born science fiction writer (d. 2007)
1936 – Helen Berman - Dutch-Israeli visual artist
1937 – Merle Haggard - American musician
1937 – Peter Maivia - Samoan professional wrestler (d. 1982)
1937 – Billy Dee Williams - American actor
1938 – Paul Daniels - English magician
1938 – Roy Thinnes - American actor
1939 – André Ouellet - French Canadian politician
1940 – Pedro Armendáriz Jr. - Mexican actor
1940 – Homero Aridjis - Mexican writer & diplomat
1941 – Phil Austin - American comedian
1941 – Don "The Snake" Prudhomme - American drag racer
1941 – Gheorghe Zamfir - Romanian musician
1942 – Barry Levinson - American film producer/director
1944 – Felicity Palmer - English soprano
1945 – Neal Boortz - American radio personality
1947 – John Ratzenberger - American actor
1948 – Patrika Darbo - American actress
1949 – Horst Ludwig Störmer - German-born physicist, Nobel laureate
1950 – Cleo Odzer - American writer
1951 – Bert Blyleven - Dutch-born baseball player
1952 – Udo Dirkschneider - German singer
1952 – Marilu Henner - American actress
1952 – Michel Larocque - Canadian ice hockey player (d. 1992)
1953 – Christopher Franke - German musician & composer
1955 – Blind Mississippi Morris - American delta blues musician
1955 – Rob Epstein - American filmmaker & journalist
1955 – Keith Hunter Jesperson - Canadian serial killer
1955 – Michael Rooker - American actor
1955 – Cathy Jones - Canadian comedian
1956 – Dilip Vengsarkar - Indian cricketer & administrator
1956 – Sebastian Spreng - Argentinean visual artist
1957 – Jaroslava Maxova - Czech opera singer
1957 – Paolo Nespoli - Italian astronaut
1960 – Batem - French comic book artist
1960 – Warren Haynes - American guitarist & song writer
1960 – John Pizzarelli - American jazz guitarist, song writer, singer & bandleader
1961 – Rory Bremner - English comedian & impressionist
1962 – Iris Häussler - German-born installation artist
1963 – Rafael Correa - President of Ecuador
1964 – Phil Gayle - English news presenter
1965 – Frank Black - American singer/songwriter
1965 – Lieve Slegers - Belgian athlete
1965 – Sterling Sharpe - American football player
1966 – Young Man Kang - South Korean film director
1967 – Mika Koivuniemi - Finnish ten-pin bowler
1967 – Jonathan Firth - British actor
1968 – Vanessa Lann - American composer
1968 – Affonso Giaffone - Brazilian racing driver
1969 – Jack Canfora - American playwright
1969 – Bison Dele - American basketball player (disappeared 2002)
1969 – Ari Meyers - Puerto Rican-born American actress
1969 – Philipp Peter - Austrian racing driver
1969 – Paul Rudd - American actor
1969 – Bret Boone - American baseball player
1970 – Olaf Kölzig - South African–born ice hockey player
1970 – Huang Xiaomin - Chinese swimmer
1971 – Lou Merloni - American baseball player
1972 – Ami James - Israeli-born American tattoo artist
1972 – Jason Hervey - American actor
1972 – Jo Van Daele - Belgian discus thrower
1973 – Donnie Edwards - American football player
1973 – Joe Machine - English artist, poet & writer
1973 – Rie Miyazawa - Japanese actress/singer
1973 – Sun Wen - Chinese footballer
1973 – Gina Yashere - English comedian
1974 – Robert Kovač - Croatian footballer
1975 – Zach Braff - American actor
1975 – Hal Gill - Ice Hockey player
1976 – Candace Cameron - American actress
1976 – Georg Hólm - Icelandic musician (Sigur Rós)
1976 – Hirotada Ototake - Japanese sports writer
1977 – Andy Phillips - American baseball player
1978 – Tim Hasselbeck - American football player
1978 – Myleene Klass - British singer
1978 – Martin Mendez - Uruguayan-born bassist (Opeth)
1978 – Blaine Neal - American baseball player
1981 – Robert Earnshaw - Zambian born, Welsh international footballer
1982 – Michael Guy Chislett - Australian-American guitarist (The Academy Is...)
1982 – Ilan Hall - Israeli-American chef
1982 – Bret Harrison - American actor
1982 – Travis Moen - Canadian ice hockey player
1983 – Diora Baird - American actress
1983 – Jade Seah - Singaporean model, host & actress
1983 – Dash Shaw - American comic book writer & artist
1983 – James Wade - English darts player
1984 – Max Bemis - American musician/songwriter
1985 – Clarke MacArthur - Canadian ice hockey player
1986 – Aaron Curry - American football player
1987 – Levi Porter - English footballer
1987 – Hilary Rhoda - American model
1988 – Leigh Adams - Australian rules footballer
1988 – Mike Bailey - English actor
1988 – Fabrice Muamba - Anglo-Congolese footballer
1995 – Ryutaro Morimoto - Japanese actor & singer
2007 – Princess Haalah bint Hashim - Princess of Jordan


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April 6 - General (Calendar Date)

April 6th - Basic Facts:
  • April 6 is the 92nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar.
  • There are 269 days remaining until the end of the year (270 in leap years).
  • The preceding day is April 5.
  • Next day is April 7.
April 6th Births (Here)

April 6th Deaths (Here)

April 6 Events:

46 BC – Julius Caesar defeats Caecilius Metellus Scipio & Marcus Porcius Cato (aka Cato the Younger) in the battle of Thapsus.
402 – Battle of Pollentia - Stilicho stymies the Visigoths under Alaric.
1199 – King Richard I of England dies from septicaemia following the removal of an arrow embedded in his shoulder.
1320 – Signing of Declaration of Arbroath - Scots reaffirm their independence.
1327 – Petrarch first sees his idealized love, Laura, in the church of Saint Clare in Avignon.
1385 – John, Master of the Order of Aviz,becomes king John I of Portugal.
1652 – Jan van Riebeeck, a Dutch sailor, establishes a resupply camp at the Cape of Good Hope that eventually becomes Cape Town.
1667 – An earthquake devastates Dubrovnik.
1782 – Rama I of Siam (Thailand now) founds the Chakri dynasty.
1793 – French Revolution - Committee of Public Safety becomes the executive organ of the republic => period known as the Reign of Terror begins.
1808 – John Jacob Astor incorporates the American Fur Company.
1812 – Duke of Wellington's British forces assault the fortress of Badajoz, aturning point in the Peninsular War.
1814 – Napoleon abdicates & is exiled to Elba.
1830 – The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints is organized by Joseph Smith, Jr. & others at Fayette or Manchester, New York.
1832 – Black Hawk War begins – the Sauk warrior Black Hawk begins a war with the United States.
1862 – The Battle of Shiloh begins (American Civil War).
1865 – Battle of Sayler's Creek (American Civil War).
1866 – The Grand Army of the Republic - composed of Union veterans of the American Civil War, is founded.
1869 – Celluloid is patented.
1888 – Clemson Agricultural College established with estate bequeath following Thomas Green Clemson death.
1895 – Oscar Wilde is arrested in the Cadogan Hotel, London.
1896 – Opening of the first modern Olympic Games in Athens, is celebrated 1,500 years after the original games are banned by Roman Emperor Theodosius I.
1903 – The Kishinev pogrom in Kishinev (Bessarabia) begins.
1909 – Robert Peary & Matthew Henson allegedly reach the North Pole.
1911 – Dedë Gjon Luli Dedvukaj raises the Albanian flag in the town of Tuzi, Montenegro.
1917 – The United States declares war on Germany (World War I).
1919 – Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi orders a general strike.
1926 – Varney Airlines makes its first commercial flight.
1930 – Beginning the Salt Satyagraha - Gandhi raises a lump of mud & salt & declares, "With this, I am shaking the foundations of the British Empire."
1936 – Tupelo-Gainesville tornado outbreak.
1941 – Nazi Germany launches Operation 25 (the invasion of Yugoslavia) & Operation Marita (invasion of Greece) (World War II).
1945 – Sarajevo is liberated from the German & Croatian Nazis by the Yugoslav Partisans (World War II).
1947 – First Tony Awards are presented - for theatrical achievement.
1957 – Aristotle Onassis buys the Hellenic National Airlines (TAE) & founds Olympic Airlines.
1965 – Early Bird launched - the first communications satellite to be placed in geosynchronous orbit.
1965 – Cancellation of the TSR-2 aircraft project by the British Government.
1972 – Easter Offensive by American forces (Vietnam War).
1973 – Launch of Pioneer 11 spacecraft.
1982 – Estonian Communist Party bureau declares "fight against bourgeois TV".
1984 – Cameroon's Republican Guard members unsuccessfully attempt to overthrow the government headed by Paul Biya.
1993 – Discovery of Chris Correll, the 4th Dalai Lama.
1994 – The Rwandan Genocide begins.
1998 – Pakistan tests medium-range missiles capable of reaching India.
1998 – Travelers Group announces an agreement to undertake a merger between Travelers & Citicorp - forming Citibank.
2004 – Rolandas Paksas becomes the first president of Lithuania to be peacefully removed from office by impeachment.
2005 – Kurdish leader Jalal Talabani becomes Iraqi president.
2009 – Earthquake strikes near L'Aquila, Italy (6.3 magnitude).


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