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History Births on April 01


Ferruccio Busoni
Ferruccio Busoni, Italian pianist, composer, and conductor (d. 1924)

#Ferruccio_Busoni

Edwin Austin Abbey
Edwin Austin Abbey, American painter and illustrator (d. 1911)

#Edwin_Austin_Abbey

Anamaria Marinca
Anamaria Marinca, Romanian-English actress

#Anamaria_Marinca

Whittaker Chambers
Whittaker Chambers, American journalist and spy (d. 1961)

#Whittaker_Chambers

Taran Killam
Taran Killam, American actor, voice artist, comedian, and writer

#Taran_Killam

O. W. Fischer
O. W. Fischer, Austrian-Swiss actor and director (d. 2004)

#O._W._Fischer

C. Ganesha Iyer
C. Ganesha Iyer, Ceylon Tamil philologist (d. 1958)

#C._Ganesha_Iyer

Brad Meltzer
Brad Meltzer, American author, screenwriter, and producer

#Brad_Meltzer

Nicola Roxon
Nicola Roxon, Australian lawyer and politician, 34th Attorney-General for Australia

#Nicola_Roxon

Dennis Kruppke
Dennis Kruppke, German footballer

#Dennis_Kruppke

Vitor Belfort
Vitor Belfort, Brazilian-American boxer and mixed martial artist

#Vitor_Belfort

Grace Lee Whitney
Grace Lee Whitney, American actress and singer (d. 2015)

#Grace_Lee_Whitney

John Wilmot, 2nd Earl of Rochester
John Wilmot, 2nd Earl of Rochester, English poet and courtier (d. 1680)

#John_Wilmot,_2nd_Earl_of_Rochester

Robin Lopez
Robin Lopez, American basketball player

#Robin_Lopez

Gérard Mestrallet
Gérard Mestrallet, French businessman

#Gérard_Mestrallet

Debbie Reynolds
Debbie Reynolds, Scottish-Irish American actress, singer, and dancer (d. 2016)

#Debbie_Reynolds

Edvard Drabløs
Edvard Drabløs, Norwegian actor and director (d. 1976)

#Edvard_Drabløs

Logan Paul
Logan Paul, American Youtuber and actor

#Logan_Paul

Aprille Ericsson-Jackson
Aprille Ericsson-Jackson, American aerospace engineer

#Aprille_Ericsson-Jackson

Eddy Duchin
Eddy Duchin, American pianist and bandleader (d. 1951)

#Eddy_Duchin

Chris Evans (presenter)
Chris Evans, English radio and television host

#Chris_Evans_(presenter)

Brendan Byrne
Brendan Byrne, American lieutenant, judge, and politician, 47th Governor of New Jersey (d. 2018)

#Brendan_Byrne

Jeff Porcaro
Jeff Porcaro, American drummer, songwriter, and producer (d. 1992)

#Jeff_Porcaro

Helmuth Duckadam
Helmuth Duckadam, Romanian footballer

#Helmuth_Duckadam

Wallace Beery
Wallace Beery, American actor (d. 1949)

#Wallace_Beery

Emperor Go-Saga
Emperor Go-Saga of Japan (d. 1272)

#Emperor_Go-Saga

Claude Cohen-Tannoudji
Claude Cohen-Tannoudji, Algerian-French physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate

#Claude_Cohen-Tannoudji

Gaston Eyskens
Gaston Eyskens, Belgian economist and politician, 47th Prime Minister of Belgium (d. 1988)

#Gaston_Eyskens

Norm Van Lier
Norm Van Lier, American basketball player, coach, and sportscaster (d. 2009)

#Norm_Van_Lier

Jimmy Cliff
Jimmy Cliff, Jamaican singer and musician

#Jimmy_Cliff

Walter Mead (cricketer)
Walter Mead, English cricketer (d. 1954)

#Walter_Mead_(cricketer)

Hazem El Masri
Hazem El Masri, Lebanese-Australian rugby league player and educator

#Hazem_El_Masri

Cicely Courtneidge
Cicely Courtneidge, Australian-English actress (d. 1980)

#Cicely_Courtneidge

Javier Irureta
Javier Irureta, Spanish footballer and manager

#Javier_Irureta

John Butler (musician)
John Butler, American-Australian singer-songwriter and producer

#John_Butler_(musician)

Barry Sonnenfeld
Barry Sonnenfeld, American cinematographer, director, and producer

#Barry_Sonnenfeld

Larry McDonald
Larry McDonald, American physician and politician (d. 1983)

#Larry_McDonald

Christian Finnegan
Christian Finnegan, American comedian and actor

#Christian_Finnegan

Francine Prose
Francine Prose, American novelist, short story writer, and critic

#Francine_Prose

Hillary Scott
Hillary Scott, American country singer-songwriter

#Hillary_Scott

Milan Kundera
Milan Kundera, Czech-born novelist, poet, and playwright

#Milan_Kundera

Chris Grayling
Chris Grayling, English journalist and politician, Lord High Chancellor of Great Britain

#Chris_Grayling

Ding Junhui
Ding Junhui, Chinese professional snooker player

#Ding_Junhui

Loris Kessel
Loris Kessel, Swiss racing driver (d. 2010)

#Loris_Kessel

Blanche of France, Duchess of Orléans
Blanche of France, Duchess of Orléans (d. 1382)

#Blanche_of_France,_Duchess_of_Orléans

Edmond Rostand
Edmond Rostand, French poet and playwright (d. 1918)

#Edmond_Rostand

Philippe Kirsch
Philippe Kirsch, Canadian lawyer and judge

#Philippe_Kirsch

Jean-Henri d'Anglebert
Jean-Henri d'Anglebert, French organist and composer (d. 1691)

#Jean-Henri_d'Anglebert

Daniel Paillé
Daniel Paillé, Canadian academic and politician

#Daniel_Paillé

Louis IV, Holy Roman Emperor
Louis IV, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 1347)

#Louis_IV,_Holy_Roman_Emperor

Bjørn Einar Romøren
Bjørn Einar Romøren, Norwegian ski jumper

#Bjørn_Einar_Romøren

Phillip Schofield
Phillip Schofield, English television host

#Phillip_Schofield

Walter Bahr
Walter Bahr, American soccer player, coach, and manager (d. 2018)

#Walter_Bahr

Clementine Churchill
Clementine Churchill, English wife of Winston Churchill (d. 1977)

#Clementine_Churchill

Edgar Wallace
Edgar Wallace, English journalist, author, and playwright (d. 1932)

#Edgar_Wallace

Denise Nickerson
Denise Nickerson, American actress (d. 2019)

#Denise_Nickerson

Luigi Schiavonetti
Luigi Schiavonetti, Italian engraver and etcher (d. 1810)

#Luigi_Schiavonetti

Richard Adolf Zsigmondy
Richard Adolf Zsigmondy, Austrian-German chemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1929)

#Richard_Adolf_Zsigmondy

Nikitas Kaklamanis
Nikitas Kaklamanis, Greek academic and politician, Greek Minister of Health and Social Security

#Nikitas_Kaklamanis

Lon Chaney
Lon Chaney, American actor, director, and screenwriter (d. 1930)

#Lon_Chaney

Otto von Bismarck
Otto von Bismarck, German lawyer and politician, 1st Chancellor of the German Empire (d. 1898)

#Otto_von_Bismarck

Ruth Beitia
Ruth Beitia, Spanish high jumper

#Ruth_Beitia

José Rodrigues dos Santos
José Rodrigues dos Santos, Portuguese journalist, author, and educator

#José_Rodrigues_dos_Santos

Ferenc Puskás
Ferenc Puskás, Hungarian footballer and manager (d. 2006)

#Ferenc_Puskás

Brook Lopez
Brook Lopez, American basketball player

#Brook_Lopez

Oliver Turvey
Oliver Turvey, English racing driver

#Oliver_Turvey

Jonathan Haze
Jonathan Haze, American actor, producer, screenwriter, and production manager

#Jonathan_Haze

Toshiro Mifune
Toshiro Mifune, Japanese actor (d. 1997)

#Toshiro_Mifune

Arrigo Sacchi
Arrigo Sacchi, Italian footballer, coach, and manager

#Arrigo_Sacchi

Simon Bolivar Buckner
Simon Bolivar Buckner, American general and politician, 30th Governor of Kentucky (d. 1891)

#Simon_Bolivar_Buckner

Rolf Hochhuth
Rolf Hochhuth, German author and playwright

#Rolf_Hochhuth

Memos Makris
Memos Makris, Greek sculptor (d. 1993)

#Memos_Makris

Beth Tweddle
Beth Tweddle, English gymnast

#Beth_Tweddle

Clarence Seedorf
Clarence Seedorf, Dutch-Brazilian footballer and manager

#Clarence_Seedorf

Paul Hasluck
Paul Hasluck, Australian historian, poet, and politician, 17th Governor-General of Australia (d. 1993)

#Paul_Hasluck

Paul Manafort
Paul Manafort, American lobbyist, political consultant, and convicted felon

#Paul_Manafort

Ronnie Lane
Ronnie Lane, English bass player, songwriter, and producer (d. 1997)

#Ronnie_Lane

Charles de Saint-Évremond
Charles de Saint-Évremond, French soldier and critic (d. 1703)

#Charles_de_Saint-Évremond

Tarun Gogoi
Tarun Gogoi, Indian politician, 14th Chief Minister of Assam

#Tarun_Gogoi

Haimar Zubeldia
Haimar Zubeldia, Spanish cyclist

#Haimar_Zubeldia

Daniel Murphy (baseball)
Daniel Murphy, American baseball player

#Daniel_Murphy_(baseball)

Phil Niekro
Phil Niekro, American baseball player and manager

#Phil_Niekro

Bijou Phillips
Bijou Phillips, American actress and model

#Bijou_Phillips

Joseph de Maistre
Joseph de Maistre, French philosopher, lawyer, and diplomat (d. 1821)

#Joseph_de_Maistre

Anne McCaffrey
Anne McCaffrey, American-Irish author (d. 2011)

#Anne_McCaffrey

Álex Palou
Álex Palou, Spanish racing driver

#Álex_Palou

Stanislaus Zbyszko
Stanislaus Zbyszko, Polish wrestler and strongman (d. 1967)

#Stanislaus_Zbyszko

George Dance the Younger
George Dance the Younger, English architect and surveyor (d. 1825)

#George_Dance_the_Younger

D. Boon
D. Boon, American singer and musician (d. 1985)

#D._Boon

Stephen Fleming
Stephen Fleming, New Zealand cricketer and coach

#Stephen_Fleming

Frederic Schwartz
Frederic Schwartz, American architect, co-designed Empty Sky (d. 2014)

#Frederic_Schwartz

Jan Blokhuijsen
Jan Blokhuijsen, Dutch speed skater

#Jan_Blokhuijsen

David Oyelowo
David Oyelowo, English actor

#David_Oyelowo

Dafydd Wigley
Dafydd Wigley, Welsh academic and politician

#Dafydd_Wigley

Sean Taylor
Sean Taylor, American football player (d. 2007)

#Sean_Taylor

Jean-Pascal Delamuraz
Jean-Pascal Delamuraz, Swiss politician, 80th President of the Swiss Confederation (d. 1998)

#Jean-Pascal_Delamuraz

Payut Ngaokrachang
Payut Ngaokrachang, Thai animator and director (d. 2010)

#Payut_Ngaokrachang

William James Sidis
William James Sidis, Ukrainian-Russian Jewish American mathematician, anthropologist, and historian (d. 1944)

#William_James_Sidis

Samboy Lim
Samboy Lim, Filipino basketball player and manager

#Samboy_Lim

Samuel R. Delany
Samuel R. Delany, American author and critic

#Samuel_R._Delany

Dean Windass
Dean Windass, English footballer and manager

#Dean_Windass

Darren McCarty
Darren McCarty, Canadian ice hockey player and sportscaster

#Darren_McCarty

Sergio Scariolo
Sergio Scariolo, Italian professional basketball head coach

#Sergio_Scariolo

Ève Lavallière
Ève Lavallière, French actress (d. 1929)

#Ève_Lavallière

F. Melius Christiansen
F. Melius Christiansen, Norwegian-American violinist and conductor (d. 1955)

#F._Melius_Christiansen

Richard D. Wolff
Richard D. Wolff, American economist and academic

#Richard_D._Wolff

Wangari Maathai
Wangari Maathai, Kenyan environmentalist and politician, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2011)

#Wangari_Maathai

Etan Thomas
Etan Thomas, American basketball player

#Etan_Thomas

Sophie Germain
Sophie Germain, French mathematician, physicist, and philosopher (d. 1831)

#Sophie_Germain

Rachel Maddow
Rachel Maddow, American journalist and author

#Rachel_Maddow

Harry Carney
Harry Carney, American saxophonist and clarinet player (d. 1974)

#Harry_Carney

William Harvey
William Harvey, English physician and academic (d. 1657)

#William_Harvey

Shivakumara Swami
Shivakumara Swami, Indian religious leader and philanthropist (d. 2019)

#Shivakumara_Swami

Shinji Nakano
Shinji Nakano, Japanese racing driver

#Shinji_Nakano

David Gower
David Gower, English cricketer and sportscaster

#David_Gower

Bernard Stiegler
Bernard Stiegler, French philosopher and academic

#Bernard_Stiegler

Alain Connes
Alain Connes, French mathematician and academic

#Alain_Connes

David N'Gog
David N'Gog, French footballer

#David_N'Gog

Erik Breukink
Erik Breukink, Dutch cyclist and manager

#Erik_Breukink

William Mulready
William Mulready, Irish genre painter (d. 1863)

#William_Mulready

Asa Butterfield
Asa Butterfield, English actor

#Asa_Butterfield

Randy Orton
Randy Orton, American wrestler

#Randy_Orton

Louis-Zéphirin Moreau
Louis-Zéphirin Moreau, Canadian bishop (d. 1901)

#Louis-Zéphirin_Moreau

David Gilliland
David Gilliland, American race car driver

#David_Gilliland

Antonis Fotsis
Antonis Fotsis, Greek basketball player

#Antonis_Fotsis

John Abizaid
John Abizaid, American general

#John_Abizaid

Jane Powell
Jane Powell, American actress, singer, and dancer

#Jane_Powell

K. B. Hedgewar
K. B. Hedgewar, Indian physician and activist (d. 1940)

#K._B._Hedgewar

Susan Boyle
Susan Boyle, Scottish singer

#Susan_Boyle

Samuel Alito
Samuel Alito, American lawyer and jurist

#Samuel_Alito

Mehmet Özdilek
Mehmet Özdilek, Turkish footballer and manager

#Mehmet_Özdilek

Alexander Stubb
Alexander Stubb, Finnish academic and politician, 43rd Prime Minister of Finland

#Alexander_Stubb

Magdalena Maleeva
Magdalena Maleeva, Bulgarian tennis player

#Magdalena_Maleeva

Humayun Akhtar Khan
Humayun Akhtar Khan, Pakistani politician, 5th Commerce Minister of Pakistan

#Humayun_Akhtar_Khan

Sergei Rachmaninoff
Sergei Rachmaninoff, Russian pianist, composer, and conductor (d. 1943)

#Sergei_Rachmaninoff

Mike Baird
Mike Baird, Australian politician, 44th Premier of New South Wales

#Mike_Baird

Edward Clark (governor)
Edward Clark, American lawyer and politician, 8th Governor of Texas (d. 1880)

#Edward_Clark_(governor)

Alexander Sergeyevich Yakovlev
Alexander Sergeyevich Yakovlev, Russian engineer, founded the Yakovlev Design Bureau (d. 1989)

#Alexander_Sergeyevich_Yakovlev

Annette O'Toole
Annette O'Toole, American actress

#Annette_O'Toole

Ali MacGraw
Ali MacGraw, American model and actress

#Ali_MacGraw

Duke Jordan
Duke Jordan, American pianist and composer (d. 2006)

#Duke_Jordan

Ernest Barnes
Ernest Barnes, English mathematician and theologian (d. 1953)

#Ernest_Barnes

Abdul Qadeer Khan
Abdul Qadeer Khan, Indian-Pakistani physicist, chemist, and engineer

#Abdul_Qadeer_Khan

Alberto Zaccheroni
Alberto Zaccheroni, Italian footballer and manager

#Alberto_Zaccheroni

Pieter Hellendaal
Pieter Hellendaal, Dutch-English organist, violinist, and composer (d. 1799)

#Pieter_Hellendaal

Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin
Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin, French lawyer and politician (d. 1826)

#Jean_Anthelme_Brillat-Savarin

Laurette Taylor
Laurette Taylor, Irish-American actress (d. 1946)

#Laurette_Taylor

Deng Linlin
Deng Linlin, Chinese gymnast

#Deng_Linlin

Andreas Thorkildsen
Andreas Thorkildsen, Norwegian javelin thrower

#Andreas_Thorkildsen

Octavian Goga
Octavian Goga, Romanian Prime Minister (d. 1938)

#Octavian_Goga

Mirka Federer
Mirka Federer, Slovak-Swiss tennis player

#Mirka_Federer

Andreas Schnaas
Andreas Schnaas, German actor and director

#Andreas_Schnaas

James Fisk (financier)
James Fisk, American businessman (d. 1872)

#James_Fisk_(financier)

Christian Vietoris
Christian Vietoris, German racing driver

#Christian_Vietoris

François de Bonne, Duke of Lesdiguières
François de Bonne, Duke of Lesdiguières (d. 1626)

#François_de_Bonne,_Duke_of_Lesdiguières

Dan Flavin
Dan Flavin, American sculptor and educator (d. 1996)

#Dan_Flavin

Gil Scott-Heron
Gil Scott-Heron, American singer-songwriter and author (d. 2011)

#Gil_Scott-Heron

Julia Fischer, German discus thrower
Gianluca Musacci, Italian footballer
Gilberto Macena, Brazilian footballer
Ólafur Ingi Skúlason, Icelandic footballer
Antonio de Nigris, Mexican footballer (d. 2009)
Yuka Yoshida, Japanese tennis player
Hugo Ibarra, Argentinian footballer and manager
Jesse Tobias, American guitarist and songwriter
Sonia Bisset, Cuban javelin thrower
Andrew Vlahov, Australian basketball player
Lev Lobodin, Ukrainian-Russian decathlete
Mark Jackson, American basketball player and coach
Jane Adams, American film, television, and stage actress
John Morris, English cricketer
Kevin Duckworth, American basketball player (d. 2008)
Teodoro de Villa Diaz, Filipino guitarist and songwriter (d. 1988)
Mark Shulman, American author
Mark White, English singer-songwriter and guitarist
Terry Nichols, American criminal
Don Hasselbeck, American football player and sportscaster
Sammy Nelson, Northern Irish footballer and coach
Ajit Wadekar, Indian cricketer, coach, and manager (d. 2018)
Gideon Gadot, Israeli journalist and politician (d. 2012)
Peter Collinson, English-American director and producer (d. 1980)
Vladimir Posner, French-American journalist and radio host
George Baker, Bulgarian-English actor and screenwriter (d. 2011)
Amos Milburn, American R&B singer-songwriter and pianist (d. 1980)
William Manchester, American historian and author (d. 2004)
Arthur "Guitar Boogie" Smith, American guitarist, fiddler, and composer (d. 2014)
William Bergsma, American composer and educator (d. 1994)
Joseph Murray, American surgeon and soldier, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2012)
Melville Shavelson, American director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2007)
Sydney Newman, Canadian screenwriter and producer, co-created Doctor Who (d. 1997)
Sheila May Edmonds, British mathematician (d. 2002)
Augusta Braxton Baker, African American librarian (d. 1998)
Bob Van Osdel, American high jumper and soldier (d. 1987)
Abner Biberman, American actor, director, and screenwriter (d. 1977)
Harlow Rothert, American shot putter, lawyer, and academic (d. 1997)
Abraham Maslow, American psychologist and academic (d. 1970)
Stefanie Clausen, Danish Olympic diver (d. 1981)
Gustavs Celmi?š, Latvian academic and politician (d. 1968)
Alberta Hunter, African-American singer-songwriter and nurse (d. 1984)
Prince Karl of Bavaria (d. 1927)
William Blomfield, New Zealand cartoonist and politician (d. 1938)
Antoine François Prévost, French novelist and translator (d. 1763)
Georg Mohr, Danish mathematician and academic (d. 1697)