Famous Birthdays on 18th April

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1480 - Lucretia Borgia, murderess (poison)/daughter (Pope Alexander VI)
1521 - Francois de Coligny, ruler of van Andelot, French general (Jarnac)
1580 - Thomas Middleton, English playwright (Game of Chess)
1590 - Ahmed I, 14th Sultan of the Ottoman Emperor (1603-17); constructed the Blue Mosque
1605 - Giacomo Carissimi, composer
1729 - Gaetano B Vestris, Italian/French ballet dancer
1732 - George Colman, "the Elder
1740 - Francis Baring, banker/merchant
1744 - Pieter 't Hoen, Dutch journalist/patriot
1759 - Jacques-Christian-Michel Widerkehr, composer
1764 - Bernhard Anselm Weber, pianist/conductor/composer
1771 - Karl Philipp Fürst zu Schwarzenberg, Austrian field marshal (d. 1820)
1777 - Ignac Ruzitska, composer
1786 - Franz Xaver Schnyder von Wartensee, composer
1797 - Louis-Adolphe Thiers, president of France
1803 - Charles F Pahud de Montagnes, gov-gen of Neth East Indies (1856-61)
1806 - Ludwig Schuberth, composer
1813 - James McCune Smith, African-American doctor and abolitionist (d. 1865)
1817 - George Henry Lewes, English philosophical writer (Life of Goethe)
1819 - Carlos Manuel de Céspedes, Cuban Revolutionary (d. 1874)
1819 - Franz von Suppé, Austrian composer (d. 1895)
1838 - Paul Emile Lecoq de Boisbaudran, French scientist (d. 1912)
1839 - Frantz Jehin-Prume, composer
1839 - Henry Clarence Kendall, New South Wales Australia, poet (Bell Birds)
1842 - Antero Tarquinio de Quental, Portugal, poet (Beatrice)
1845 - Wilhelm Gericke, composer
1852 - George Clausen, painter
1855 - Abraham Bredius, Dutch art historian (Jan Steen)
1855 - Josef Gruber, composer
1857 - Clarence S Darrow, defense attorney at Scopes monkey trial
1859 - Eduard G H H Cuypers, architect (Sanatorium High-Laren)
1863 - Felix Blumenfeld, composer
1864 - Richard Harding Davis, US, journalist/author (In The Fig)
1868 - Didericus G van Epen, genealogist (Dutch Patriciate)
1871 - Henry Stephenson, Brit WI, actor (Conquest, Little Old NY, Mr Lucky)
1872 - Bernard Ogilvie Dodge, Mauston, Wisconsin, USA, American botanist and pioneer researcher on heredity in fungi
1873 - Jean Roger-Ducasse, composer
1874 - Oskar Ernst Bernhardt, German author (d. 1941)
1875 - Ivana Brlic-Mazuranic, Croatian writer (d. 1938)
1877 - Vicente Sotto, Filipino patriot, author (d. 1950)
1880 - Sam Crawford, baseball player (d. 1968)
1881 - Hermann KJ Zilcher, German pianist/composer (Dr Eisenbart)
1881 - Max Weber, Polish/Russian/US painter
1882 - Leopold Stokowski, London England, conductor (Cincinnati Symphony)
1884 - Magda Janssens, Flemish/Neth actress/acting teacher (Maria Stuart)
1888 - Arnold Henry Moore Lunn, skier
1888 - Duffy Lewis, American baseball player (d. 1979)
1889 - Jessie Street, Austrialian pro womans/aborigine rights fighter
1889 - John Kilbane, US, featherweight boxing champ (1912-23)
1890 - James Rennie, Toronto Ontario, actor (Lash, Little Damozel)
1893 - Violette Morris, French athlete (d. 1944)
1896 - C Eugene Wegmann, Swiss geologist (Le Jura plisse)
1897 - Pedro Regas, actor (Pat Paulsen's Half a Comedy Hour) [or Apr 12]
1897 - Ardito Desio, Italian topographer (d. 2001)
1898 - Lord Leatherland, British journalist/Labour peer
1900 - Louise Tazewell, [Louise Skiller Tazewell], entertainer
1901 - Al Lewis, American lyricist (d. 1967)
1902 - Giuseppe Pella, Prime Minister of Italy (d. 1981)
1903 - Leonid Kinskey, St Petersburg Russia, actor (Casablanca)
1903 - Yury Sergeyevich Milyutin, composer
1904 - Pigmeat Markham, American comedian (d. 1981)
1905 - George H. Hitchings, American scientist, Nobel laureate (d. 1998)
1906 - Clara Eggink, [Ebbele], Dutch poetess (Life with JC Bloem)
1906 - Edgar Unsworth, Justice of Appeals (Gibralter)
1907 - Miklos Rozsa, Budapest Hungary, movie composer (Atomic Cafe, Fedora)
1907 - Stephen Longstreet, American writer (All or Nothing)
1908 - Edward Roberts, bishop (Ely)
1908 - Henry Guinness, missionary
1908 - Joseph Keilberth, German conductor (Bayreuther Festspiele)
1908 - Eric Spear, British film and TV composer (Coronation Street theme)
1910 - Jamie L Whitten, (Rep-D-MS, 1941- )
1910 - Sylvia Fisher, soprano (Albert Herring Opera)
1911 - Francis Frederick Johnson, architect
1911 - George Huntington Hartford II, NYC, heir (A&P)
1912 - John Lapworth Holt, boat Designer
1912 - Wendy Barrie, Hong Kong, hostess (Wendy Barrie Show)
1913 - Al Hodge, actor (Capt Video)
1913 - Kent Wheeler Kennan, composer
1913 - Milos Sokola, composer
1913 - Susan Bosence, textile designer
1914 - C S Nayudu, cricketer (brother of C K, 11 Tests as leggie)
1914 - Henk Lankhorst, pacifist/Dutch MP (PSP)
1915 - Joy Gresham Lewis, American writer, wife of C. S. Lewis (d. 1960)
1917 - Louise Frederika, Queen of Greece
1917 - Ty LaForest, Canadian baseball player (d. 1947)
1918 - Robert Zimonyi, Hungary, cox (Olympic-Hungary-bronze-1948/US-gold-64)
1918 - Roger de Grey, president (Royal Academy)
1918 - Tony Mottola, Kearney NJ, guitarist/host (Melody Street)
1918 - Cliff Hillegass, American publisher (d. 2001)
1919 - Virginia O'Brien, American singer and actress (d. 2001)
1920 - Walter Clegg, MP
1921 - Barbara Hale, Dekalb Ill, actress (Della Street-Perry Mason)
1922 - Avril Angers, actress (Brass Monkey)
1923 - Baroness Platt of Writtle, British CEO (Equal Opportunities Comm)
1923 - Leif Panduro, Danish writer ('k Have varnish on traditions)
1924 - Buxton Daeblite Orr, composer
1924 - Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown, Vinton La, blues singer (Mary is Fine)
1924 - Henry J Hyde, (Rep-R-IL)
1924 - Lord Mason of Barnsley, MP (Lab)/British defense secretary
1924 - Raf de Linde, [Raphael van Hecke], author (Vaarwel on Gertrude)
1925 - Bob Hastings, Brooklyn New York, American actor (McHale's Navy, All in the Family)
1925 - Lionel Edmund "Sonny" Taylor, musician
1925 - Robert Caldwell Crawford, composer
1926 - Doug Insole, cricketer (England batsman of the 50's, nine Tests)
1926 - Gunter Meisner, Germany, actor (Between Wars, Quiller Memorandum)
1927 - Jim De Courcy, cricketer (in Newcastle Australian batsman 1953)
1927 - Samuel P. Huntington, American political scientist
1928 - Jean-Francois Pailliard, Vitry-le-Francois France, conductor
1929 - Peter Hordern, British CEO (Fina)
1929 - Peter Jeffrey, actor (Dr Phibes Rides Again, Twinsanity)
1930 - Clive Revill, Wellington NZ, actor (Legend of Hell House)
1931 - Klas Lestander, Sweden, 20K biathlon (Olympic-gold-1960)
1932 - Dominic Milroy, OSB/headmaster (Ampleforth College England)
1933 - Alan Devereux, CEO (Scottish Tourist Board)
1934 - Jaap Scherpenhuizen, Groningen, Netherlands, Dutch MP (VVD)
1934 - James Drury, NYC, actor (Virginian)
1934 - Jan Klusak, composer
1934 - Mark Kingston, actor (Intimate Contact)
1934 - George Shirley, American tenor
1935 - Joel Hefley, (Rep-R-Colorado)
1935 - Paul A Rothchild, record producer
1936 - Brian Fuller, commandant (Fire Service College, England)
1936 - Harold Innocent, [HS Harrison], English actor (Tall Guy)
1936 - Madeleine Gillian Jinkinson, medical administrator
1937 - Robert Hooks, Wash DC, actor (Fast Walking, Aaron Loves Angela)
1937 - Tatyana Shchelkanova, USSR, long jumper (Olympic-bronze-1964)
1937 - Jan Kaplický, British architect of Czech origin
1938 - Andreas J "Cat" Liebenberg, supreme commander (S Afr army)
1939 - Glen Hardin, rocker
1939 - Von McDaniel, baseball player
1939 - Ali Khamenei, the Supreme Leader of the Islamic Republic of Iran
1939 - Thomas J. Moyer, American judge
1940 - Ed Garvey, labor leader (Major League Baseball Players Association)
1940 - Ira von Furstenberg, [Virginia Caroline] Rome Italy, Princess (Monaco)
1940 - Joseph L Goldstein, Sumter SC, physician (Nobel-1985)
1940 - Skip Stephenson, Omaha Neb, comedian (Real People)
1941 - Mike Vickers, rock guitarist (Manfred Mann-Mighty Quinn)
1941 - Walter Francis Sweeney, Cohasset, Massachusetts, NFL Guard (San Diego Chargers), (d. 2013)
1942 - Dick K J Tommel, chemist/(D66) Dutch Asst Sec of State (1994- )
1942 - Jochen Rindt, German race car driver
1942 - Steve Blass, American professional baseball player
1944 - Irvine Shillingford, cricketer (cousin of Grayson, 4 Tests for WI)
1944 - Rudy Shackelford, composer
1945 - Margaret Hassan, Irish-born aid worker (d. 2004)
1946 - Alexander "Skip" Spence, Canada, guitarist/vocalist (Moby Grape-Omaha)
1946 - Anne Boyd, composer
1946 - Harvey Kagan, rocker
1946 - Hayley Mills, London England, actress (Parent Trap, Pollyanna)
1946 - Lenny Baker, rocker (Sha Na Na)
1947 - David Gee, director (Friends of the Earth)
1947 - Dorothy Lyman, Minneapolis Mn, (All my Children, Naomi-Mama's Family)
Actor James WoodsActor James Woods (1947) 1947 - James Woods, Warwick RI, actor (Salvador, Against All Odds)
1947 - Lori Martin, Glendale California, actress (Velvet-National Velvet)
1947 - Kathy Acker, American author (d. 1997)
1947 - Herbert Mullin, American serial killer
1948 - "Tiny" Nate Archibald, NBA guard (Cincinnati)
1948 - Catherine Malfitano, NYC, soprano (Metropolitan Opera)
1948 - Skip Stephenson, Omaha Neb, comedian (Real People)
1949 - Geoff Bodine, American race car driver
1950 - Bill Sudderth III, trumpeteer (Atlantic Star-Touch 4 Leaf Clover)
1950 - Kenny Ortega, American film and TV producer and choreographer
1951 - Ricardo Fortaleza, Australian-Filipino boxer
1951 - Pierre Pettigrew, Canadian politician
1952 - Jim Scholten, Midland Mich, country singer (Betty's Bein' Bad)
1953 - Rick Moranis, Toronto, (SCTV, Honey I Shrunk the Kids, Spaceballs)
1954 - Kim Stone, bassist (Spyro Gyra-Morning Dance)
1955 - Amschel Rothschild, banker
1955 - Anne-Marie Palli, Ciboure France, LPGA golfer (1992 ShopRite)
1956 - David Wayne Edwards, Neosho MO, PGA golfer (1980 Walt Disney)
1956 - Eric Roberts, Miss, actor (Pope of Greenwich Village, King of Gypsies)
1956 - John James, Minneapolis Mn, actor (Jeff Colby-Dynasty)
1956 - Melody Thomas Scott, actress (Nikki-Young & Restless)
1956 - Anna Kathryn Holbrook, American actress
1956 - Poonam Dhillon, Indian actress
1958 - Bernadette Robi, model/ex-wife of football player Lynn Swann
1958 - Lee Pattinson, rock bassist (Echo & Bunnymen-Heaven Up Here)
1958 - Malcolm Marshall, cricketer (WI quickie 1978-91, WI top wicket-taker)
1959 - Jim Eisenreich, St Cloud MN, outfielder (Philadelphia Phillies, Fla Marlins)
1960 - Ocl Sweda, rocker (Bulletboys)
1961 - Ian Doig, Seaforth Ont, Canadian Tour golfer (1985 Florida Classic)
1961 - Jane Leeves, London, actress (Murphy Brown, Daphne Moon-Fraiser)
1961 - Jeff Cook, Muncie IN, Nike golfer (1990 Greater Ozarks Open)
1961 - Kelly Hansen, heavy metal rocker (Hurricane-I'm on to You)
1961 - Pamella Bordes, New Dehli India, Brit parliament prostitute
1961 - Steve Lombardi, American wrestler
1962 - Mick Sweda, heavy metal (Bulletboys, King Kobra-Ready to Strike)
1962 - Shirlie Hollman, rocker (Pepsi & Shirley-All Right Now)
1962 - Wilber Marshall, NFL linebacker (NY Jets)
TV Host Conan O'BrienTV Host Conan O'Brien (1963) 1963 - Conan Chris O'Brien, Brookline Mass, TV host (Late Night)
1963 - Phil Simmons, cricketer (West Indian opening batsman)
1963 - Eric McCormack, Canadian-American actor (Will and Grace)
1964 - Niall Ferguson, British historian
1964 - Rithy Panh, Cambodian film director
1964 - Jim Ellison, musician
1964 - Mark Berry, aka Bez, Dancer in Happy Mondays
1965 - Diana Villegas, rocker (Triplets)
1965 - Sylvia Villegas, rocker (Triplets)
1965 - Vicky Villegas, rocker (Triplets)
1965 - Rob Stenders, Dutch radio discjockey
1966 - Chuck Wade, Menomonee Falls Wisc, diver (Olympics-96)

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