Famous Birthdays on 9th April

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 241

1336 - Tamerlane (Timur), Central Asian, Turkic conqueror and founder of the Timurid Dynasty (d. 1405)
1498 - John, Cardinal of Lorraine, French churchman (d. 1550)
1597 - John Davenport, Connecticut pioneer (d. 1670)
1611 - Giacomo Maria Predieri, composer
1627 - Johann Kaspar Kerll, composer
1634 - Albertine Agnes, princess of Orange-Nassau
1648 - Henri de Massue, Marquis de Ruvigny, 1st Viscount Galway, French soldier and diplomat (d. 1720)
1649 - James Scott, duke of Monmouth, bastard son of English king Charles II
1680 - Philippe Néricault Destouches, French dramatist (d. 1754)
1686 - James Craggs the Younger, British politician (d. 1721)
1691 - Johann Matthias Gesner, German classical scholar (d. 1761)
1716 - Johann Georg Zechner, composer
1717 - Georg Matthias Monn, composer
Turkic Conqueror TamerlaneTurkic Conqueror Tamerlane (1336) 1751 - Emanuel Schikaneder, [Johann Schickeneder], German playwright [or 9/1]
1754 - Antonio Frantisek Becvarovsky, composer
1754 - Pieter Paulus, Dutch lawyer/CEO (National Convention)
1757 - Wojciech Boguslawski, composer
1770 - Thomas Johann Seebeck, German physicist (d. 1831)
1773 - Étienne Aignan, French writer (d. 1824
1785 - Sibrand Acker Stratingh, Dutch physician/chemist (electric car 1835)
1791 - George Peacock, Denton County Durham, English Mathematician (algebraic theory)
1794 - Theobald Boehm, German inventor of the modern flute (d. 1881)
1798 - Giuditta Pasta, [Negri], soprano
1806 - Isambard Kingdom Brunel, designer of 1st transatlantic steamer
1812 - Randolph Barnes Marcy, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1887
1821 - Charles-Pierre Baudelaire, France, symbolist poet (Flowers of Evil)
1826 - Thomas Hewson Neill, Bvt Mjr General (Union volunteers), died in 1885
1830 - Eadweard Muybridge, England, pioneered study of motion, photography
1835 - Leopold II, King of Belgians (1865-1909)
1847 - Francesco Paolo Tosti, composer
1847 - Francis William Davenport, composer
1848 - F A MacKinnon, cricketer (later the 35th Mackinnon of Mackinnon)
1848 - Helena Lange, German feminist
1850 - Herman Zumpe, composer
1851 - C E Arthur Wichmann, German/Dutch geologist (Neth Indies)
1854 - Seaborn M Denson, composer
1855 - Gyula Reviczky, Hungarian author/poet
1861 - Charles Holroyd, painter/etcher
1865 - Charles Proteus Steinmetz, Germany, experiment with AC electricity
1865 - Erich Ludendorff, general (Germany)
1867 - Chris Watson, third Prime Minister of Australia (d. 1941)
1871 - Arthur Fickenscher, composer
1872 - Leon Blum, French premier (People's front government)
1874 - Julius Bittner, Austrian composer (Little Violet)
1879 - Gerald Festus Kelly, artist
1882 - Frederick Francis IV, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, (d. 1946)
1883 - Renzo Bossi, composer
1884 - Franco Vittadini, composer
1888 - Florence Smith Price, US composer (Wanamaker Prize 1932)
1888 - Sol Hurok, theatrical impresario
1889 - Efrem Zimbalist, Rostov on Don Russia, composer/violinist
1891 - John Gobau, Flemish/Dutch actor (Electricity, Hostage Rights)
1894 - Ernest Kanitz, composer
1895 - Mance Lipscomb, Texas, blues musician (Texas Sharecropper)
1895 - Michel Simon, [Francois], Geneva Switzerland
1895 - Rudolf Kattnigg, composer
NFL Head Coach Curly LambeauNFL Head Coach Curly Lambeau (1898) 1898 - [Earl] Curly Lambeau, Green Bay Wisconsin, NFL coach (GB Packers)
1898 - Julius Patzak, Austrian tenor singer
1898 - Paul Robeson, Philadelphia, singer (Old Man River)/actor/footballer
1899 - James Smith McDonnell, Denver Colorado, American aviator and engineer
1900 - Allen Jenkins, Staten Island, actor (Hey Jeannie, Top Cop, Girl Habit)
1901 - Paul Willis, American actor (d. 1960)
1902 - Frantisek Suchy, composer [or April 21, 1891]
1903 - Gregory Pincus, inventor (birth control pill) [or Nov 9]
1903 - Ward Bond, Denver Colorado, actor (Seth-Wagon Trains)
1903 - Willem Pee, Belgian linguist
1904 - Lyle Latell, IA, actor (Not of the Earth, Sky Dragon)
1904 - Sharkey Bonano, American musician (d. 1972)
1905 - J William Fulbright, (Sen-D-Ark)
1906 - Antal Dorati, Budapest Hungary, conductor (Dresden Opera 1928-29
1906 - Todd Naylor "Hugh" Gaitskell, MP (Labour)
1906 - Rafaela Aparicio, Spanish actress (d. 1996)
1908 - Fred Lohse, composer
1908 - Victor Vasarely, Hungarian/French painter/author (Op Art)
1909 - Domenico Enrici, Apostolic Nuncio
1909 - Ivan Ivonovich Dzerzhinsky, composer
1909 - Robert Helpmann, Mount Gambier, Australia, actor/dancer (Second Time Lucky, The Red Shoes)
1910 - Abraham A Ribicoff, (Sen-D-Ct)
1910 - Sharon Lynn, Weatherford TX, actress (Way Out West, Big Broadcast)
1911 - Albert Remy, Sevres France, actor (Grand Prix, Gigot, Train)
1911 - Lord Deramore, architect
1912 - Lew Kopelew, Russian author (d. 1997)
1914 - Richard Young, CEO (Boosey & Hawkes)
1915 - Daniel Johnson, Sr., Quebec politician (d. 1968)
1917 - Johannes Bobrowski, writer
1917 - Vincent O'Brien, racehorse trainer
1917 - Brad Dexter, American actor (d. 2002)
1918 - Jorn Utzon, Danish architect (Sydney Opera House)
1919 - John Presper Eckert, co-inventor (1st electronic computer-ENIAC)
1920 - Alexander Moulton, English bicycle designer (folding bicycle)
1920 - Art Van Damme, Norway Mich, jazz accordionist (Chicago Jazz)
1920 - David Walker, Professor of Law (Glasgow University)
1920 - F Don Miller, Racine Wisc, Boxing coach (Olympic-1956)
1921 - Frankie Thomas, NYC, actor (Tom Corbett Space Cadet)
1921 - Jean-Marie Balestre, French motorsports official (FIA) (d. 2008)
1922 - Carl Amery, writer
1922 - Gerald Moverley, Roman Catholic bishop (Hallam)
1922 - Michael Palliser, head of British diplomatic service
1923 - Bruno Kiefer, composer
1923 - Dann Cahn, Hollywood, California, film editor (I Love Lucy, Beverly Hillbillies), (d. 2012)
1924 - Harald Heilmann, composer
1925 - Michael Richardson, vice CEO (N M Rotschild)
1925 - Tom Jackson, British union leader (Post Office)
1926 - Graham Hills, principal (Strathclyde University, England)
1926 - Harris Wofford, (Sen-R-Pennsylvania)
1926 - Hugh Hefner, [Marston], Chicagp, magazine publisher (Playboy)
1926 - Lord Fitt, MP (Belfast Ireland)
1926 - Michael Ogden, QC
1928 - Brian Cubbon, British senior civil servant
1928 - Floyd D Spence, (Rep-R-SC, 1971- )
1928 - Tom Lehrer, parody/folk singer (That Was The Week That Was)
1929 - Harvey Lichtenstein, pres (Bkln Academy of Music)
1930 - F. Albert Cotton, American chemist (d. 2007)
1930 - Nathaniel Branden, Canadian psychotherapist
1931 - Bill Gilbert, Wash DC, sports author (They Also Served, Big E)
1931 - Martin Rogers, director (Farmington Institute for Christian Studies)
1931 - Richard Hatfield, Canadian politician (d. 1991)
1932 - Carl Perkins, Jackson Tn, singer/songwriter (Blue Suede Shoes)
1932 - Jim Fowler, Albany Ga, naturalist (Wild Kingdom)
1932 - Paul Krassner, comic strip cartoonist (MAD Magazine)/founder (Yippies)
1932 - Peter Moores, director (Littlewoods)
1932 - Vladimir Aleksandrovich Degtyaryov, cosmonaut
1932 - Jim Fowler, American zoologist
1932 - Armin Jordan, Swiss conductor (d. 2006)
1932 - Cheeta, chimpanzee actor
1933 - Jacques Molicard, translator/navigator
1933 - Jean-Paul Belmondo, Paris France, actor (Casino Royale, Magnifique)
1933 - Richard Rose, Professor of Public Policy (Strathclyde University)
1934 - Bill Birch, New Zealand politician
1935 - Aulis Sallinen, composer
1935 - Avery Schreiber, Chicago Ill, comedian (My Mother the Car)
1936 - Jerzy Maksymiuk, composer
1936 - Michael Somare, British foreign affairs minister (Paupa & New Guinea)
1937 - Barrington J[ohn] Bayley, UK, sci-fi author (Collision Course)
1937 - Valerie Singleton, British broadcaster
1938 - Viktor Chernomyrdin, Russian politician
1939 - Michael Learned, Wash DC, actress (Olivia-Waltons, Nurse)
1940 - Vasily Dmiotriyevich Shcheglov, Russian cosmonaut
1941 - Hannah Gordon, actress (Oh Alfie)
1941 - Kaye Adams, American country singer
1941 - Chu Song-woong, Korean stage actor (d. 1985)
1942 - Brandon De Wilde, Brooklyn New York, American actor (Jamie, Wild in the Sky)
1942 - Earl F Hillard, (Rep-D-Alabama)
1943 - Terry Knight, rock vocalist (Gloria, Terry Knight & the Pack)
1945 - Gus Hardin, [Carol Ann Blankenship], Tulsa Oklahoma, country singer
1946 - Alan Knott, great English cricket wicketkeeper (1967-81)
1946 - Les Gray, vocalist (Mud-Cat Crept In)
1946 - Philip Wright, rocker (Paper Lace)
1948 - Jaya Bachchan, Indian actress
1949 - Chico Ryan, rock vocalist (Sha Na Na)
1949 - Steve Gadd, jazz drummer (Triplet Hop, Complex Jazz)
1950 - Ehtesham-ud-din, cricketer (Pakistani pace bowler in 5 Tests 1980-82)
1950 - Kenneth D Cockrell, Austin Texas, Astronaut (STS 56, 69, 80)
1950 - Nathan Cook, Phila Pa, actor (Milton-White Shadow, Billy-Hotel)
1952 - Magnar Am, composer
1953 - Hal Ketchum, Greenwich NY, country singer (Small Town Saturday Night)
1953 - Marc Jacobs, New York NY, American fashion designer
1954 - Dennis Quaid, Houston Texas, actor (Big Easy, Dreamscape, Right Stuff)
1954 - Iain Duncan Smith, British politician
1955 - Joolz Denby, English poet and novelist
1955 - Kate Heyhoe, American food writer
1956 - Miguel Ángel Russo, Argentine footballer
1957 - Ednita Nazario, Ponce PR, spanish singer
Golfer and Five-Time Major Championship Winner Seve BallesterosGolfer and Five-Time Major Championship Winner Seve Ballesteros (1957) 1957 - Severiano Ballesteros, Pedrena Spain, golfer (British Open 1979, 84, 88)
1957 - Brian Alexander, British broadcaster
1957 - Martin Margiela, Belgian fashion designer
1958 - Tony Sibson, boxer
1959 - Dave Innis, Bartlesville Oklahoma, country singer (Restless Heart-Wheels)
1961 - Kirk McCaskill, Kapuskasing Ont, pitcher (Chicago White Sox)
1961 - Mark Kelly, Dublin Ireland, keyboardist (Marillion-Real to Reel)
1962 - Freddie Joe Nunn, NFL defensive end (Indianapolis Colts)
1962 - Jeff Turner, NBA forward (Vancouver Grizzlies)
1963 - Joe Scarborough, American television personality
1964 - Shane Robinson, Adelaide SA, Australasia golfer
1964 - Rob Awalt, American football player
1964 - Soyo Oka, Japanese musician
1965 - Hal Morris, Fort Rucker Alabama, infielder (Cin Reds)
1965 - Helen Alfredsson, Goteborg Sweden, LPGA golfer (1993 Dinah Shore)
1965 - Paolo Cane, Itaty, tennis star
1965 - Paulina Porizkova, Prostejov Czech, model (Playboy-Aug 87)
1965 - Jeff Zucker, American television executive
1965 - Jay Wesley Neill, American convicted murderer (d. 2002)
1965 - Mark Pellegrino, American actor
Actress Cynthia NixonActress Cynthia Nixon (1966) 1966 - Cynthia Nixon, NYC, actress (Addams Family Values, Pelican Brief)
1966 - Oliver Barnett, NFL defensive end (SF 49ers)
1967 - Graeme Lloyd, Australia, pitcher (NY Yankees, Milwaukee Brewers)
1967 - Alex Kahn, American artist
1968 - Janne Ojanen, Tampere FIN, hockey forward (Team Finland)
1969 - Amy Feng, Tianjin China, US table tennis player (Olympics-96)
1969 - Karl Krikken, cricketer (Derbyshire 1989-, wicketkeeper)
1969 - Timothy Young, Phila, rower (Olympics-silver-1996)
1970 - Chuck Bradley, CFL/WLAF tackle (BC Lions, Barcelona Dragons)
1970 - Neal Caloia, Torrance California, free pistol (Olympics-1996)
1970 - Olaf Kolzig, Johannesburg SAF, NHL goalie (Team Germany, Washington)
1970 - Mike Barz, American meteorologist and TV anchor
1971 - Anthony Redmon, NFL guard (Arizona Cardinals)
1971 - Austin Peck, Hawaii, actor (Austin Reed-Days of Our Lives)
1971 - Derwin Gray, NFL center (Indianapolis Colts)
1971 - James Hundon, wide receiver (Cincinnati Bengals)
1971 - Wang Yang, youngest Olympic record breaker at age 17 (Oly-1988)

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