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History Births on April 02


Gregory Abbott
Gregory Abbott, American singer-songwriter and producer

#Gregory_Abbott

Prince George of Denmark
Prince George of Denmark (d. 1708)

#Prince_George_of_Denmark

Per Elofsson
Per Elofsson, Swedish skier

#Per_Elofsson

Clark Gregg
Clark Gregg, American actor

#Clark_Gregg

Joseph Bernardin
Joseph Bernardin, American cardinal (d. 1996)

#Joseph_Bernardin

Will Hoy
Will Hoy, English race car driver (d. 2002)

#Will_Hoy

Clément Ader
Clément Ader, French engineer, designed the Ader Avion III (d. 1926)

#Clément_Ader

J. C. Squire
J. C. Squire, English poet, author, and historian (d. 1958)

#J._C._Squire

Lee DeWyze
Lee DeWyze, American singer-songwriter and guitarist

#Lee_DeWyze

Tayfun Korkut
Tayfun Korkut, Turkish football manager and former player

#Tayfun_Korkut

Rodney King
Rodney King, American victim of police brutality (d. 2012)

#Rodney_King

Elisabeth of Valois
Elisabeth of Valois (d. 1568)

#Elisabeth_of_Valois

Gloria Henry
Gloria Henry, American actress

#Gloria_Henry

David Ferrer
David Ferrer, Spanish tennis player

#David_Ferrer

Joan D. Vinge
Joan D. Vinge, American author

#Joan_D._Vinge

Yves Lavandier
Yves Lavandier, French director and producer

#Yves_Lavandier

Reggie Smith
Reggie Smith, American baseball player and coach

#Reggie_Smith

Brad Jones (racing driver)
Brad Jones, Australian race car driver

#Brad_Jones_(racing_driver)

Max Ernst
Max Ernst, German painter, sculptor, and poet (d. 1976)

#Max_Ernst

David Heyes
David Heyes, English politician

#David_Heyes

Dr. Demento
Dr. Demento, American radio host

#Dr._Demento

Anne Waldman
Anne Waldman, American poet

#Anne_Waldman

John Larsson
John Larsson, Swedish 17th General of The Salvation Army

#John_Larsson

Wairangi Koopu
Wairangi Koopu, New Zealand rugby league player

#Wairangi_Koopu

Leon Russell
Leon Russell, American singer-songwriter and pianist (d. 2016)

#Leon_Russell

David Robinson (horticulturist)
David Robinson, Northern Irish horticulturist and academic (d. 2004)

#David_Robinson_(horticulturist)

György Konrád
György Konrád, Hungarian sociologist and author

#György_Konrád

John C. Whitehead
John C. Whitehead, American banker and politician, 9th United States Deputy Secretary of State (d. 2015)

#John_C._Whitehead

William Holman Hunt
William Holman Hunt, English soldier and painter (d. 1910)

#William_Holman_Hunt

Miralem Pjani?
Miralem Pjani?, Bosnian footballer

#Miralem_Pjani?

Alec Guinness
Alec Guinness, English actor (d. 2000)

#Alec_Guinness

Lise Thibault
Lise Thibault, Canadian journalist and politician, 27th Lieutenant Governor of Quebec

#Lise_Thibault

Camille Paglia
Camille Paglia, American author and critic

#Camille_Paglia

Chico Xavier
Chico Xavier, Brazilian spiritual medium (d. 2002)

#Chico_Xavier

Chiungtze C. Tsen
Chiungtze C. Tsen, Chinese mathematician (d. 1940)

#Chiungtze_C._Tsen

Francesco Maria Grimaldi
Francesco Maria Grimaldi, Italian mathematician and physicist (d. 1663)

#Francesco_Maria_Grimaldi

Yung Joc
Yung Joc, American rapper

#Yung_Joc

Engin Atsür
Engin Atsür, Turkish basketball player

#Engin_Atsür

Erastus Brigham Bigelow
Erastus Brigham Bigelow, American inventor (d. 1879)

#Erastus_Brigham_Bigelow

Johann Wilhelm Ludwig Gleim
Johann Wilhelm Ludwig Gleim, German poet (d. 1803)

#Johann_Wilhelm_Ludwig_Gleim

Jack Evans (wrestler)
Jack Evans, American wrestler

#Jack_Evans_(wrestler)

Pierre Carles
Pierre Carles, French director and producer

#Pierre_Carles

Remo D'Souza
Remo D'Souza, Indian choreographer and dancer

#Remo_D'Souza

Larry Drew
Larry Drew, American basketball player and coach

#Larry_Drew

Christopher Meloni
Christopher Meloni, American actor

#Christopher_Meloni

Bill Romanowski
Bill Romanowski, American football player and actor

#Bill_Romanowski

Karl Beattie
Karl Beattie, English director and producer

#Karl_Beattie

Charlemagne
Charlemagne, Frankish king (d. 814)

#Charlemagne

Francisco de Paula Santander
Francisco de Paula Santander, Colombian general and politician, 4th President of the Republic of the New Granada (d. 1840)

#Francisco_de_Paula_Santander

Billy Pierce
Billy Pierce, American baseball player and sportscaster (d. 2015)

#Billy_Pierce

Jack Webb
Jack Webb, American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 1982)

#Jack_Webb

Mary of Jesus of Ágreda
Mary of Jesus of Ágreda, Franciscan abbess (d. 1665)

#Mary_of_Jesus_of_Ágreda

August Heinrich Hoffmann von Fallersleben
August Heinrich Hoffmann von Fallersleben, German poet and academic (d. 1874)

#August_Heinrich_Hoffmann_von_Fallersleben

Billy Dean
Billy Dean, American singer-songwriter and guitarist

#Billy_Dean

Phil Demmel
Phil Demmel, American guitarist and songwriter

#Phil_Demmel

Stéphane Lambiel
Stéphane Lambiel, Swiss figure skater

#Stéphane_Lambiel

Bobby Ávila
Bobby Ávila, Mexican baseball player (d. 2004)

#Bobby_Ávila

Carl Kasell
Carl Kasell, American journalist and game show host (d. 2018)

#Carl_Kasell

Jan Tschichold
Jan Tschichold, German-Swiss graphic designer and typographer (d. 1974)

#Jan_Tschichold

David Frankel
David Frankel, American director, producer, and screenwriter

#David_Frankel

Roselyn Sánchez
Roselyn Sánchez, Puerto Rican-American actress

#Roselyn_Sánchez

Kapil Sharma (comedian)
Kapil Sharma, Indian stand-up comedian, television presenter and actor

#Kapil_Sharma_(comedian)

Mike Hailwood
Mike Hailwood, English motorcycle racer (d. 1981)

#Mike_Hailwood

Mike Gascoyne
Mike Gascoyne, English engineer

#Mike_Gascoyne

Pete Incaviglia
Pete Incaviglia, American baseball player and coach

#Pete_Incaviglia

Shaul Ladany
Shaul Ladany, Serbian-Israeli race walker and engineer

#Shaul_Ladany

Malika Oufkir
Malika Oufkir, Moroccan Berber writer

#Malika_Oufkir

Paul Triquet
Paul Triquet, Canadian general, Victoria Cross recipient (d. 1980)

#Paul_Triquet

Dominic Savio
Dominic Savio, Italian Catholic saint, adolescent student of Saint John Bosco (d. 1857)

#Dominic_Savio

Marvin Gaye
Marvin Gaye, American singer-songwriter (d. 1984)

#Marvin_Gaye

Anthony Lake
Anthony Lake, American academic and diplomat, 18th United States National Security Advisor

#Anthony_Lake

Ricky Hendrick
Ricky Hendrick, American race car driver (d. 2004)

#Ricky_Hendrick

Jonathon Sharkey
Jonathon Sharkey, American wrestler

#Jonathon_Sharkey

Michael Fassbender
Michael Fassbender, German-Irish actor and producer

#Michael_Fassbender

Teddy Sheringham
Teddy Sheringham, English footballer and coach

#Teddy_Sheringham

John Corvinus
John Corvinus, Hungarian noble (d. 1504)

#John_Corvinus

Maria Sibylla Merian
Maria Sibylla Merian, German-Dutch botanist and illustrator (d. 1717)

#Maria_Sibylla_Merian

Rory Sabbatini
Rory Sabbatini, South African golfer

#Rory_Sabbatini

Hanno Pevkur
Hanno Pevkur, Estonian lawyer and politician, Estonian Minister of Justice

#Hanno_Pevkur

Léon Gambetta
Léon Gambetta, French lawyer and politician, 45th Prime Minister of France (d. 1882)

#Léon_Gambetta

Scott Lynch
Scott Lynch, American author

#Scott_Lynch

Yevgeniya Kanayeva
Yevgeniya Kanayeva, Russian gymnast

#Yevgeniya_Kanayeva

Katrin Rutschow-Stomporowski
Katrin Rutschow-Stomporowski, German rower

#Katrin_Rutschow-Stomporowski

Jürgen Drews
Jürgen Drews, German singer-songwriter

#Jürgen_Drews

Linda Hunt
Linda Hunt, American actress

#Linda_Hunt

Lionel Chevrier
Lionel Chevrier, Canadian lawyer and politician, 27th Canadian Minister of Justice (d. 1987)

#Lionel_Chevrier

Jesse Carmichael
Jesse Carmichael, American keyboard player

#Jesse_Carmichael

Pietro Della Valle
Pietro Della Valle, Italian traveler (d. 1652)

#Pietro_Della_Valle

Don Sutton
Don Sutton, American baseball player and sportscaster

#Don_Sutton

Tristão de Bragança Cunha
Tristão de Bragança Cunha, Indian nationalist and anti-colonial activist from Goa (d. 1958)

#Tristão_de_Bragança_Cunha

Harald Andersson
Harald Andersson, American-Swedish discus thrower (d. 1985)

#Harald_Andersson

Henry L. Benning
Henry L. Benning, American general and judge (d. 1875)

#Henry_L._Benning

Rita Gam
Rita Gam, American actress (d. 2016)

#Rita_Gam

Juha Kankkunen
Juha Kankkunen, Finnish race car driver

#Juha_Kankkunen

Dick Radatz
Dick Radatz, American baseball player (d. 2005)

#Dick_Radatz

Roy Masters (commentator)
Roy Masters, English-American radio host

#Roy_Masters_(commentator)

Rosemary Bryant Mariner
Rosemary Bryant Mariner, 20th and 21st-century U.S. Navy aviator

#Rosemary_Bryant_Mariner

Paul Gambaccini
Paul Gambaccini, American-English radio and television host

#Paul_Gambaccini

Andris Biedri?š
Andris Biedri?š, Latvian basketball player

#Andris_Biedri?š

Jesse Plemons
Jesse Plemons, American actor

#Jesse_Plemons

Michael Boyce, Baron Boyce
Michael Boyce, Baron Boyce, South African-English admiral and politician, Lord Warden of the Cinque Ports

#Michael_Boyce,_Baron_Boyce

Jim Allister
Jim Allister, Northern Irish lawyer and politician

#Jim_Allister

Greg Camp
Greg Camp, American singer-songwriter and guitarist

#Greg_Camp

Emmylou Harris
Emmylou Harris, American singer-songwriter and guitarist

#Emmylou_Harris

Hughie Jennings
Hughie Jennings, American baseball player and manager (d. 1928)

#Hughie_Jennings

Paquita la del Barrio
Paquita la del Barrio, Mexican singer-songwriter

#Paquita_la_del_Barrio

Ayako Okamoto
Ayako Okamoto, Japanese golfer

#Ayako_Okamoto

Linford Christie
Linford Christie, Jamaican-English sprinter

#Linford_Christie

Cornelis de Houtman
Cornelis de Houtman, Dutch explorer (d. 1599)

#Cornelis_de_Houtman

Émile Zola
Émile Zola, French novelist, playwright, journalist (d. 1902)

#Émile_Zola

Jeremy Bloom
Jeremy Bloom, American football player and skier

#Jeremy_Bloom

Roberto Arlt
Roberto Arlt, Argentinian journalist, author, and playwright (d. 1942)

#Roberto_Arlt

Caroline Dean
Caroline Dean, English biologist and academic

#Caroline_Dean

Quavo
Quavo, American rapper

#Quavo

Marc Pugh
Marc Pugh, English footballer

#Marc_Pugh

Buddy Ebsen
Buddy Ebsen, American actor and dancer (d. 2003)

#Buddy_Ebsen

Delfo Cabrera
Delfo Cabrera, Argentinian runner and soldier (d. 1981)

#Delfo_Cabrera

Nicholas Murray Butler
Nicholas Murray Butler, American philosopher and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1947)

#Nicholas_Murray_Butler

Gelindo Bordin
Gelindo Bordin, Italian runner

#Gelindo_Bordin

Edward Egan
Edward Egan, American cardinal (d. 2015)

#Edward_Egan

Lucio Norberto Mansilla
Lucio Norberto Mansilla, Argentinian general and politician (d. 1871)

#Lucio_Norberto_Mansilla

Todd Woodbridge
Todd Woodbridge, Australian tennis player and sportscaster

#Todd_Woodbridge

Giacomo Casanova
Giacomo Casanova, Italian explorer and author (d. 1798)

#Giacomo_Casanova

Wilhelmine Reichard
Wilhelmine Reichard, German balloonist (d. 1848)

#Wilhelmine_Reichard

Jérémy Morel
Jérémy Morel, French footballer

#Jérémy_Morel

Avi Benedi
Avi Benedi, Israeli singer and songwriter

#Avi_Benedi

Carlos Salcido
Carlos Salcido, Mexican footballer

#Carlos_Salcido

Francesca Cuzzoni
Francesca Cuzzoni, Italian operatic soprano (d. 1778)

#Francesca_Cuzzoni

Buddy Jewell
Buddy Jewell, American singer-songwriter

#Buddy_Jewell

Tua Forsström
Tua Forsström, Finnish writer

#Tua_Forsström

Dovid Shmidel
Dovid Shmidel, Austrian-born Israeli rabbi

#Dovid_Shmidel

Jack Brabham
Jack Brabham, Australian race car driver (d. 2014)

#Jack_Brabham

Guy Fréquelin
Guy Fréquelin, French race car driver

#Guy_Fréquelin

Larry Coryell
Larry Coryell, American jazz guitarist (d. 2017)

#Larry_Coryell

Pamela Reed
Pamela Reed, American actress

#Pamela_Reed

Michael Clarke (cricketer)
Michael Clarke, Australian cricketer

#Michael_Clarke_(cricketer)

Keren Woodward
Keren Woodward, English singer-songwriter

#Keren_Woodward

Lynn Westmoreland
Lynn Westmoreland, American politician

#Lynn_Westmoreland

Ibrahim Afellay
Ibrahim Afellay, Dutch footballer

#Ibrahim_Afellay

Gavin Heffernan
Gavin Heffernan, Canadian director and screenwriter

#Gavin_Heffernan

Thom Evans
Thom Evans, Zimbabwean-Scottish rugby player

#Thom_Evans

Donald Petrie
Donald Petrie, American actor and director

#Donald_Petrie

Hans Christian Andersen
Hans Christian Andersen, Danish novelist, short story writer, and poet (d. 1875)

#Hans_Christian_Andersen

Walter Chrysler
Walter Chrysler, American businessman, founded Chrysler (d. 1940)

#Walter_Chrysler

Zane Lamprey
Zane Lamprey, American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter

#Zane_Lamprey

Hans Rosenthal
Hans Rosenthal, German radio and television host (d. 1987)

#Hans_Rosenthal

Luke Appling
Luke Appling, American baseball player and manager (d. 1991)

#Luke_Appling

Francisco Balagtas
Francisco Balagtas, Filipino poet and author (d. 1862)

#Francisco_Balagtas

Serge Gainsbourg
Serge Gainsbourg, French singer-songwriter, actor, and director (d. 1991)

#Serge_Gainsbourg

Abdelhak Nouri, Dutch footballer
Pablo Aguilar, Paraguayan footballer
Nóra Barta, Hungarian diver
Maksym Mazuryk, Ukrainian pole vaulter
Marco Amelia, Italian footballer
Adam Fleming, Scottish journalist
Ethan Smith, American actor, director, and producer
Pattie Mallette, Canadian author and film producer
Andreas Anastasopoulos, Greek shot putter
Randy Livingston, American basketball player
Aleksejs Semjonovs, Latvian footballer
Dmitry Lipartov, Russian footballer
Calvin Davis, American sprinter and hurdler
Jason Lewry, English cricketer
Edmundo Alves de Souza Neto, Brazilian footballer
Ajay Devgan, Indian actor, director, and producer
Pascale Nadeau, Canadian journalist
Badou Ezzaki, Moroccan footballer and manager
Stefano Bettarello, Italian rugby player
Hank Steinbrenner, American businessman, co-owner of the New York Yankees
Michael Stone, Northern Irish loyalist paramilitary
James Vance, American author and playwright (d. 2017)
Leon Wilkeson, American bass player and songwriter (d. 2001)
Lennart Fagerlund, Swedish cyclist
David Robinson, American drummer
Bernd Müller, German footballer
Daniel Okrent, American journalist and author
Dimitris Mitropanos, Greek singer (d. 2012)
Roald Als, Danish author and illustrator
Kurt Winter, Canadian guitarist and songwriter (d. 1997)
Sue Townsend, English author and playwright (d. 2014)
Richard Collinge, New Zealand cricketer
Bill Malinchak, American football player
Antonio Sabàto, Sr., Italian actor
Caterina Bueno, Italian singer (d. 2007)
Roshan Seth, Indian-English actor
Sonny Throckmorton, American country singer-songwriter
Penelope Keith, English actress
Donald Jackson, Canadian figure skater and coach
Al Weis, American baseball player
Booker Little, American trumpet player and composer (d. 1961)
Richard Portman, American sound engineer (d. 2017)
Brian Glover, English wrestler and actor (d. 1997)
Paul Cohen, American mathematician and theorist (d. 2007)
Vladimir Kuznetsov, Russian javelin thrower (d. 1986)
Roddy Maude-Roxby, English actor
Ed Dorn, American poet and educator (d. 1999)
Kenneth Tynan, English author and critic (d. 1980)
Howard Callaway, American soldier and politician, 11th United States Secretary of the Army (d. 2014)
Carmen Basilio, American boxer and soldier (d. 2012)
Rudra Rajasingham, Sri Lankan police officer and diplomat (d. 2006)
George MacDonald Fraser, Scottish author and screenwriter (d. 2008)
G. Spencer-Brown, English mathematician, psychologist, and author (d. 2016)
Johnny Paton, Scottish footballer, coach, and manager (d. 2015)
Jack Stokes, English animator and director (d. 2013)
Gerald Bouey, Canadian lieutenant and civil servant (d. 2004)
Alphonse-Marie Parent, Canadian priest and educator (d. 1970)
Alfred Strange, English footballer (d. 1978)
Anis Fuleihan, Cypriot-American pianist, composer, and conductor (d. 1970)
Harindranath Chattopadhyay, Indian poet, actor and politician (d. 1990)
Johnny Golden, American golfer (d. 1936)
Jack Buchanan, Scottish entertainer (d. 1957)
William Donne, English cricketer and captain (d. 1942)
Iván Persa, Slovenian priest and author (d. 1935)
Jacob Nash Victor, American engineer (d. 1907)