Famous Birthdays on 16th April

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778 - King Louis the Pious (d. 840)
1319 - King John II of France (d. 1364)
1495 - Petrus Apianus, German mathematician (d. 1557)
1628 - Cornelis Evertsen de Young, vice admiral of Zealand
1635 - Frans van Mieris, the Elder, Dutch painter
1646 - Jules Hardouin Mansart, French architect (d. 1708)
1648 - John Luyken, poet/etcher (Duytse Lyre)
1652 - Clement XII, [Lorenzo Corsini], Italy, Pope (1730-40)
1660 - Hans Sloane, England, physician/naturalist/founder (British Museum)
1661 - Charles Montagu, 1st Earl of Halifax, British poet and statesman (d. 1715)
1673 - Francesco Feroci, composer
1682 - John Hadley, mathematician/inventor (1st reflecting telescope)
1693 - Anne Sophie Reventlow, queen of Denmark and Norway (d. 1743)
1697 - Johann Gottlieb Gorner, composer
1703 - Caffarelli, [Gaetano Majorano], Italian castra singer/duke
1728 - Joseph Zwart, Scottish chemist/physicist
1738 - Henry Clinton, British general (d. 1795)
1755 - Élisabeth-Louise Vigée Le Brun, French painter (d. 1842)
1800 - Jozef Stefani, composer
1800 - William Chambers, author/publisher (Basis of Communication & Coding)
1800 - George Bingham, 3rd Earl of Lucan, British soldier (d. 1888)
1808 - Caleb Blood Smith, Secy Int (Union), died in 1864
1816 - Edward "Old Allegheny" Johnson, Major General (Confederate Army)
1820 - Georg Curtius, German classical linguist
1821 - Ford Maddox Brown, painter
1823 - Mother Joseph, [Esther Pariseau], religious leader (US capitol)
1823 - Orlando Bolivar Wilcox, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1907
1823 - Ferdinand Eisenstein, German mathematician (d. 1852)
1827 - Octave Crémazie, French Canadian poet (d. 1879)
1832 - John A Neuhuys, painter
1838 - Karel Bendl, composer
1844 - Anatole France, writer (Thaïs, Wickerwork Woman, Nobel 1921)
1847 - Hans Auer, Swiss architect, (d. 1906)
1848 - Kandukuri Veeresalingam, Social Reformer of Andhra Pradesh, India (d. 1919)
1850 - Herbert Baxter Adams, US, historian (American Historical Association)
1851 - Ernst Josephson, Sweden, artist
1859 - Winifred Cochrane, Countess of Dundonald, philanthropist (d. 1924)
1861 - Isaac Murphy, US jockey (won 628 races)
1865 - Henry George Chauvel, Australian general (d. 1945)
1867 - Jose de Diego, Puerto Rico, patriot/PR Secretary of Justice
Aviator Wilbur WrightAviator Wilbur Wright (1867) 1867 - Wilbur Wright, Millville Indiana, American aviator (Wright Brothers)
1868 - Joel Angel, Russian musicologist/composer
1868 - Spottiswoode Aitken, Edinburgh Scot, actor (Eagle, Home Sweet Home)
1871 - John Millington Synge, Ireland, dramatist/poet (Riders to the Sea)
1871 - Martin Lunssens, composer
1878 - R E "Tip" Foster, cricketer (287 on debut England v Aust SCG 1903)
1881 - Edward Frederick Wood, 1st Earl of Halifax/ambassador to US (1940-46)
1882 - Seth Bingham, composer
1885 - Leo Weiner, Hungary, composer (Fasching)
1886 - Ernst Thalmann, German communist presidential candidate
1886 - Jekabs Graubins, composer
1886 - Konstantin Mostras, composer
1889 - Charles 'Charlie' Chaplin, London UK, actor/comedian (City Lights, Gold Rush)
1893 - Federico Mompou, composer
1893 - Joseph Yasser, composer
1895 - Robert Dean Frisbie, American writer (d. 1948)
1897 - Arthur Charles Ernest Hoeree, composer
1897 - Jaap Vranken, Dutch organist/composer (Stabat Mater)
1897 - John B Glubb, British commandant/writer (A soldier with the Arabs)
1899 - Osman Achmatowicz, Polish chemist (d. 1988)
1900 - Polly Adler, Russia, bordello proprieter/author (House is not a Home)
1901 - Karel Albert, Flemish composer (Marieken van Nymeghen)
1901 - Leo Poos, nazi police officer (caught Dutch underground agents)
1904 - Clifford Case, (Sen-R-NJ)
1904 - Fifi D'Orsay, Montreal, actress (Life Jimmy Dolan, Girl from Calgary)
1905 - John Lee-Barber, admiral
1906 - Bep [Elisa H] Bakhuis, Dutch soccer star/writer
1906 - Cobina W "Coby" Molenaar, Dutch peace activist
1906 - Marion Lloyd Vince, Brooklyn New York, American fencer (National champ 1928, 31)
1906 - Pigmeat Markham, Durham NC, comedian (Here Comes da Judge-Laugh In)
1907 - August Eigruber, Austrian war criminal (d. 1947)
1907 - Joseph-Armand Bombardier, French-Canadian inventor and businessman (Bombardier) (d. 1964)
1909 - Herman Uyttersprot, Flemish literature historian
1911 - Christine McIntyre, actress (3 Stooges movies)
1911 - William Stearn, botanist
1912 - David Langton, Scotland, actor (Quintet, St Joan, Abandon Ship)
1912 - John Halas, animator
1912 - Garth Williams, American illustrator (d. 1996)
1912 - Catherine Scorsese, Italian-American actress (d. 1997)
1913 - Constance Shacklock, opera singer
1913 - Les Tremayne, London, actor (Angry Red Planet, War of the Worlds)
1913 - Lord Aberconway, CEO (John Brown & Co)
1914 - John Hodiak, Pittsburgh PA, actor (A Bell for Adamo, Lifeboat)
1915 - Dany [Daniel S] Tuijnman, head of Dutch traffic & water
1915 - Gerard McLarnon, actor/writer
1917 - Barry Nelson, American actor (d. 2007)
1917 - Charlotte Salomon, Berlin Germany, German-Jewish artist
Comedian and author Spike MilliganComedian and author Spike Milligan (1918) 1918 - Spike Milligan, India, actor/comedian (Digby, 3 Musketeers)
1918 - Joan Alexander, American actress
1918 - Dick Gibson, British racing driver
1919 - Merce Cunningham, choreographer (Acrobat in Every Soul is a Circus)
1919 - Tom Willmore, English geometer (d. 2005)
1920 - Barry Nelson, Oakland, actor (Airport, My Favorite Husband)
1920 - Dermot O'Callaghan Grubb, prison governor
1920 - John William Farr, Detroit, bank robber (FBI Most Wanted List)
1920 - Kees Scherer, Dutch photographer (World Press Photo)
1921 - Peter Ustinov, London, actor (Death on Nile, Logan's Run, Billy Budd)
1922 - Christopher Samuel Youd, UK, sci-fi author (Tripods Trilogy), (d. 2012)
1922 - Kingsley Amis, London, novelist (Lucky Jim, James Bond Dossier)
1922 - Leo Tindermans, British statesman
1922 - Eddie Bert, Yonkers, New York, bebopjazz trombonist, (d. 2012)
1924 - Geoffrey Johnson Smith, actor (Norman Loves Rose, Drinking Games)
1924 - Henry Mancini, Cleveland, composer/conductor (Pink Panther)
1924 - John Harvey-Jones, CEO (ICI)
1925 - Edie Adams, Kingston Pa, Mrs Ernie Kovacs (Murial Cigar), actress
1926 - Barbara Tizzard, British educator
1927 - Peter Mark Richman, Phila Pa, actor (Andrew-Dynasty)
265th Pope  Benedict XVI265th Pope Benedict XVI (1927) 1927 - Pope Benedict XVI [Joseph Aloisius Ratzinger], Marktl, Bavaria, Germany, Catholic Pope (2005-2013)
1928 - Dick "Night Train" Lane, NFL defensive back (Rams, Cards, Lions)
1929 - Roy Hamilton, singer (You'll Never Walk Alone)
1930 - Frank Page, British broadcaster/actor (Hudson Hawk, Dark Dancer)
1930 - Herbie Mann, Brooklyn NY, jazz flute/sax (Just Wallin')
1930 - John Robson, British ambassador (Norway)
1931 - Piet de Visser, economist/Dutch MP (PvdA)
1932 - Imre Polyak, Hungary, featherweight (Olympic-gold-1964)
1932 - Vince Hill, singer (Roses of Picardy, La Vie en Rose)
1933 - Joan Bakewell, British broadcaster/actress (Cold Comfort Farm)
1933 - Joseph Bottoms, Santa Barbara, California, actor (Blind Date, Braker)
1933 - Perry Botkin Jr, NYC, orchestra leader (Bert Convy Show)
1934 - Brian Peppiatt, joint CEO (SG Warburg Securities)
1934 - Geoffrey Owen, British editor (Financial Times)
1934 - Richard Kenshaw, British broadcaster
1934 - Robert Stigwood, producer (Saturday Night Fever, Grease)
1935 - Bobby Vinton, Pitts Pa, singer (Roses are Red, Blue on Blue)
1935 - Haskell "Cool Papa" Sadler, blues singer/guitarist
1935 - Sarah Kirsch, German poet
1936 - James Rand, British judge (Advocate General)
1938 - Michael Hirst, chief constable (Leicestershire England)
1938 - Gordon Wilson, Scottish politician
1938 - Rich Rollins, American baseballer
1939 - Donald MacCormick, British broadcaster
1939 - Dusty Springfield, [Mary O'Brien], London, vocalist (Growing Pains)
1939 - John DeLaFose, zydeco Musician
1939 - Margaretha de Boer, Dutch minister (PvdA)
1939 - Reinier Lucassen, Dutch painter (Kuifje contra James Union)
1939 - Boris Dvornik, Croatian actor (d. 2008.)
1940 - David Holford, cricketer (cousin of G S Sobers WI leg-spin all-rounder)
1940 - Lord Camoys, deputy CEO (Barclays de Zoete Wedd)
1940 - Margrethe II, Queen of Denmark (1972- )
1940 - Paul Cox, actor (Exile, Golden Braid, Touch Me)
1940 - Stephen Lawrence Pruslin, composer
1940 - Benoît Bouchard, French-Canadian politician
1941 - Cliff Stearns, (Rep-R-Florida)
1942 - Jim Lonborg, American baseball player
1943 - Dave Peverett, London, English rocker (Foghat, Savoy Brown)
1943 - Ewald Vanvugt, author (Kiss of Delight, Seed of Love)
1943 - Johnny Watkins, cricketer (NSW leg-spinner, bowled 6 overs for Aust)
1943 - Ruth Madoc, actress (Hi Di Hi)
1944 - Dennis Russell Davies, composer
1944 - Bob Montgomery, Nashville, Tennessee, last Major League Baseball player to bat without a helmet (1979)
1945 - Goran Antunac, Yugoslavia, International Chess Master (1975)
1945 - Stefan Grossman, NYC, country blues singer (Yazoo Basin Boogie)
1945 - Tom Allen, American politician
1946 - Margot Adler, American journalist
1947 - Gerry Rafferty, Paisley Scotland, guitarist/vocalist (Baker Street)
NBA Legend Kareem Abdul-JabbarNBA Legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (1947) 1947 - Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, [Lew Alcindor], New York City New York, NBA center (Mil Bucks, LA Lakers)
1948 - Lynne Franks, British public relations consultant
1949 - Melody Patterson, American actress
1950 - David Graff, Lancaster Ohio, actor (Police Academy 2, 3, 4, 6)
1951 - John Bentley, rocker
1951 - Pierre Toutain-Dorbec, French photographer
1951 - Ioan Mihai Cochinescu, Romanian writer and photographer
1951 - Björgvin Halldórsson, Icelandic singer
1951 - Mordechai Ben David, Jewish singer
1952 - Peter Westbrook, St Louis Mo, US fencer (Olympic-bronze-88, 92, 96)
1952 - Michel Blanc, French actor
1952 - Billy West, American voice actor
NFL Coach Bill BelichickNFL Coach Bill Belichick (1952) 1952 - Bill Belichick, Nashville Tennessee, American football coach (New England Patriots, 3 Super Bowls)
1953 - Jay O Sanders, Austin TX, actor (Meeting Venus, V I Warshawski)
1953 - J. Neil Schulman, American writer
1954 - Ellen Barkin, Bronx NY, actress (Big Easy, Sea of Love)
1954 - John Bowe, Australian racing driver
1955 - Charlotte Morrison, English large landowner/multi-millionaire
1955 - Henri, Heir Apparent Prince of Luxembourg
1955 - Bruce Bochy, American baseball player and manager
1956 - David M Brown, Arlington Va, Cmdr USN/astronaut
1956 - Marty Dickerson, Middletown OH, golfer (1994 ShopRite Classic-22nd)
1956 - Lise-Marie Morerod, Swiss skier
1958 - Philip Bainbridge, British cricketeer
1959 - Anne Kursinski, equestrian show jumper (Olympics-silver-96)
1959 - Scott McKinsey, American television director
1960 - Wahab Akbar, Filipino politician (d. 2007)
1960 - Rafael Benítez, Spanish football manager
1960 - Pierre Littbarski, German footballer
1961 - Doris Dragović, Croatian singer
1962 - David Pate, LA Cal, tennis star
1962 - Ian MacKaye, rocker (Cyrano de Bergerac)
1962 - Jeanne Golay, Coral Gables Fla, cyclist (Olympics-16th-92, 96)
1963 - Garry Galley, Montreal, NHL defenseman (Buffalo Sabres)
1963 - Hu Na, China, tennis star
1963 - Jimmy Osmond, Ogden Utah, singer (Donnie & Marie)
1963 - Nick Berry, Britain, actor (Wicksy-EastEnders)
1963 - Salim Malik, cricketer (memorable Pakistani & Essex batsman)
1964 - Dave Pirner, rocker (Soul Asylum)
1964 - Robert Kelker-Kelly, Wichita Kansas, (Bo-Days of our Live)
1964 - David Kohan, American television producer
1965 - Caren Kemner, Quincy IL, volleyball outside hitter (Oly-bronze-92, 96)
1965 - Gerardo, rocker
1965 - Jon Cryer, actor (Pretty in Pink, Superman IV)
Comedian Martin LawrenceComedian Martin Lawrence (1965) 1965 - Martin Lawrence, comedian (Martin)

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