Famous Birthdays on 21st April

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 208

1488 - Ulrich von Hutten, German poet/humanist/patriot
1546 - Arcangelo Crivelli, composer
1555 - Ludovico Carracci, Italian painter (d. 1619)
1619 - John A van Riebeeck, colonial director/founder (Cape Colony)
1651 - Blessed Joseph Vaz, Apostle of Ceylon (d. 1711)
1652 - Michel Rolle, French mathematician (d. 1719)
1671 - John Law, Scottish economist (d. 1729)
1672 - Johann Philipp Kafer, composer
1673 - Wilhelmina Amalia of Brunswick, Holy Roman Empire Empress (d. 1742)
1713 - Louis Duke de Noailles, marshal of France
1730 - Antonin Kammel, composer
1749 - Johann Michael Malzat, composer
1774 - Jean-Baptiste Biot, French physicist/astronomer (balloonist)
1775 - Alexander Anderson, US, engraver/illustrator (Shakespeare)
1779 - William Knyvett, composer
1795 - Vincenzo Pallotti, Italian saint
1803 - Levin Minn Powell, Commander (Union Navy), died in 1885
1806 - Peter van Schendel, Dutch painter
1809 - Robert Mercer Taliaferro Hunter, Secy State (Confederacy)
1810 - John Putnam Chapin, American politician (d. 1864)
1811 - Alson Sherman, American politician (d. 1903)
1814 - Beni Egressy, composer
1816 - Charlotte Bronte, Tornton England, novelist (Jane Eyre)
1816 - Louis Trezevant Wigfall, Confederate Army, died in 1874
1824 - Anselmo Clave, composer
1828 - Hippolyte Taine, French philosopher/historian (Voyage in Italy)
1834 - William Rufus Terrill, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1862
1837 - Fredrik Bajer, Denmark, politican/feminist/pacifist (Nobel 1908)
1838 - John Muir, US, naturalist/discoverer (glaciers in High Seirras)
1838 - Nat Thompson, cricketer (1st batsman dismissed in a Test match)
1840 - Franz Xaver Haberl, German priest/musicologist (Magister choralis)
1849 - Oskar Hertwig, Germany, embryologist, discovered fertilization
1851 - Charles Barrois, French geologist (d. 1939)
1853 - Charles-Theodore Malherbe, composer
1854 - Eusapia Palladino, Napolitanse with parergische phenomenons
1854 - Wladyslaw Rzepko, composer
1854 - William Stang, Roman Catholic Bishop (d. 1907)
1864 - Max Weber, German sociologist/economist/historian (Ancient Judaism)
1867 - Benjamin A Jesurun, Antillian literary
1870 - Edwin S. Porter, American film pioneer (d. 1941)
1871 - Leo Blech, composer
1871 - Vojtech Rihovsky, composer
1872 - GW Bitzer, [Johann Gottlob Wilhelm Bitzer], Roxbury MA
1878 - Albert Weisgerber, German painter/graphic artist
1879 - Kartini, Indonesian national figure (d. 1904)
1881 - Jules-Marie Canneel, Flemish painter/caricaturist (Rocks of Oran)
1882 - Percy Williams Bridgman, American physicist, Nobel laureate (d. 1961)
1886 - Charlie Naughton, Glasgow Scotland, actor (Frozen Limits)
1887 - Lillian Walker, Brooklyn NY, entertainer
1887 - Joe McCarthy, American baseball manager (d. 1978)
1889 - Paul Karrer, Swiss chemist, Nobel laureate (d. 1971)
1892 - Jaroslav Kvapil, composer
1896 - Henry M de Montherlant, French novelist and stage author (La Reine Morte)
1898 - Steve Owen, NFL tackle, coach (NY Giants)
1899 - Clement D'Hooghe, composer
1899 - Randall Thompson, NYC, composer (Trip to Nahant)
1901 - Julian Bautista, composer
1902 - Bernard J H "Ben" Stroman, recensent/writer (Jomtof & Blue Beard)
1903 - Hans Hedtoft, premier Denmark (1947..55)
1904 - Gijsbert van Hall, banker/mayor of Amsterdam (1957-67)
1905 - Edmund G "Pat" Brown, (Gov-D-California)
1905 - Pat Brown, American politician (d. 1996)
1906 - Tom Burns, editor
1907 - Antoni Szalowski, composer
1907 - Beatrice Kay, NYC, singer/actress, Sister Sue-Calvin & Col)
1908 - Louis Hostin, France, Light Heavyweight, Olympic-gold-1932, 36)
1909 - Rollo May, US, psychologist, Love & Will)
1911 - Leonard Warren, NYC, baritone, Met 1939-60) died on stage
1911 - Ivan Combe, American inventor (d. 2000)
1912 - Feike P Asma, Dutch organist
1912 - Marcel Camus, French director, Orfeu negro)
1912 - Nell [Petronella GS] Koppen, actress, Kniertje-Op Hoop van Zegen)
1912 - Eve Arnold, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, photojournalist (Marilyn Monroe) (d. 2012)
1913 - Choh Hao Li, bio-chemist professor, isolated growth hormones)
1913 - Kai-Uwe von Hassel, German politician
1913 - Norman Parkinson, England, fashion photographer, Harper's Bazaar)
1914 - Norman Panama, American screenwriter (d. 2003)
1915 - Andor Kovach, composer
1915 - Anthony Quinn, Mexico, actor, Zorba the Greek, Lawrence of Arabia)
1915 - Frick, [W Groebli], Swiss clown, Frick & Frack)
1916 - Sidney Clute, Brooklyn NY, actor, Lou Grant, Cagney & Lacey)
1917 - Emanuel Vardi, Jerusalem Israel, violist, SD Symph 1978-82)
1919 - Franc [Franklin E] Essed, Suriname agricultural eng, Oper Grasshopper)
1919 - John Goddard, cricketer, West Indian all-rounder 1948-57)
1919 - Don Cornell, American singer (d. 2004)
1920 - Bruno Maderna, Venice Italy, conductor/composer, Hyperion) [or Mar 21]
1920 - Christopher Dark, NY, actor, Suddenly, Tenderfoot)
1920 - Edmund Adamkiewicz, German footballer (d. 1991)
1921 - Jack Fletcher, Forest Hills NY, actor, Grady, Bob Crane Show)
1922 - Allan Watkins, cricketer, England batsman late 40s early 50s)
1923 - Andrea Domburg, Dutch actress, (Theo d'Or Prize, Keetje Tippel)
1923 - John Mortimer, English barrister and writer
1924 - Daniel Melnick, NYC, producer, Get Smart)
1924 - Ira Louvin, Rainsville Ala, country singer, Louvin Brothers)
Queen of the United Kingdom Elizabeth IIQueen of the United Kingdom Elizabeth II (1926) 1926 - Elizabeth Alexandra Mary Windsor, London UK, Elizabeth II, Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain & Northern Ireland, 1952- )
1926 - Arthur Rowley, English Footballer (d. 2002)
1927 - Robert Brustein, NYC, dean, Yale School of Drama)
1927 - Gerald Flood, British actor (d. 1989)
1930 - Don Tyson, founder, Tyson Foods)
1930 - Silvana Mangano, Rome Italy, actress (Death in Venice, Barabbas)
1932 - Angela Mortimer, English tennis player, Wimbledon)
1932 - Elaine May, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, American comedienne/writer/actress (New Leaf, Primary Colors)
1934 - Martin Horton, cricketer, England off-spin all rounder, 2 Tests 1959)
1935 - Charles Grodin, Pitt, actor, Woman in Red, Lonely Guy, Heartbreak Kid)
1935 - Robin Dixon, England, 2 man bobsled (Olympic gold 1960)
1935 - Thomas Kean, American politician
1936 - Anthony Joseph Gnazzo, composer
1936 - Bob Cleary, US, ice hockey player (Olympic-gold-1960)
1936 - James Dobson, American evangelist
1937 - Charles Lee Herron, Ky, FBI most wanted fugitive (Jan 1 1986)
1939 - John McCabe, composer
1939 - Helen Prejean, American writer
1940 - Souleymane Cisse, director (Waati, Yeelen, Finye, Baara)
1942 - Bobby McClure, US gospel singer (Don't Mess Up a Good Thing)
1944 - Adrian Hurley, Australian basketball coach
1945 - Diana Darvey, British actress, singer and dancer (d. 2000)
1946 - S Venkataraghavan, cricket (Indian off-spinner, Test ump, ICC referee)
1947 - Alan Warner, rocker (Foundations)
Rocker Iggy PopRocker Iggy Pop (1947) 1947 - Iggy Pop, [James Osterberg], Mich, rocker (Zombie Birdhouse)
1947 - John Weider, bassist (Family-Family Entertainment)
1948 - Claire Denis, Paris France, actress (Boom Boom, Chocolat)
1948 - Gary A Condit, (Rep-D-California)
1948 - Lord Egremont, English large landowner/multi-millionaire
1948 - Paul Davis, Meridian Mi, country/rock vocalist (I Go Crazy)
1949 - Patti LuPone, Northport NY, actress/singer (Evita, Life Goes On)
1951 - Aleksandr Ivanovich Laveykin, Russian cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-2)
1951 - Nicoel Barclay, rocker
1951 - Tony Danza, Brooklyn, (Tony Banta-Taxi, Tony Micelli-Who's the Boss)
1951 - Michael Hartley Freedman, American mathematician
1951 - Robert Gotobed, English drummer (Wire)
1953 - Edward Ray Fiori, Lynwood CA, PGA golfer (1979 Southern Open)
1954 - Dale Eggeling, Statesboro GA, LPGA golfer (1995 Oldsmobile Classic)
1954 - James Morrison, American actor
1954 - Ebiet G. Ade, Indonesian singer
1956 - Rick DeMont, US, 400m swimmer, drug disqualification (1972 Olympics)
1956 - Phillip Longman, American demographer
1957 - Jesse Orosco, Santa Barbara CA, pitcher (NY Mets, Orioles, Dodgers)
1957 - Edward Leslie, American professional wrestler
1958 - Andie MacDowell, [Rosali Anderson], SC, actress (Green Card) [or 2/12]
1958 - Kyle Stevens, LPGA golfer
1958 - Mike Barson, rock keyboardist (Madness)
1958 - Michael Zarnock, American author and columnist
1958 - Yoshito Usui, Japanese manga artist
Musician Robert SmithMusician Robert Smith (1959) 1959 - Robert Smith, Sussex, rock guitarist/vocalist (Cure-Hell's Kitchen)
1959 - Jerry Only, American musician (The Misfits)
1959 - Michael Timmins, Canadian musician (Cowboy Junkies)
1959 - Tim Jacobus, American artist (Goosebumps)
1960 - Julius Korir, Kenya, 3K steeplechaser (Olympic-gold-1984)
1962 - Sergei Viktorovich Zalyotin, Russia, major/cosmonaut
1962 - Les Lancaster, American baseball player
1963 - John Cameron Mitchell, El Paso TX, actor (Misplaced, Band of the Hand)
1963 - Ken Caminiti, Hanford CA, infielder (San Diego Padres)
1963 - Roy Dupuis, Canadian actor
1964 - Louise Mullard, Kurri Kurri NSW, golfer (1990 T3 Coca Cola Classic)
1964 - Ludmila Engquist, Russian-born Swedish athlete
1965 - Ed Belfour, Carman, NHL goalie (Chicago Blackhawks)
1965 - Gary Grant, NBA guard (NY Knicks)
1965 - Karen Foster, Lufkin Tx, playmate (Oct, 1989)
1965 - Fiona Kelleghan, American academic and critic
1966 - Judy Diduck, ice hockey defenseman (Canada, Oly-98)
1966 - Michael Franti, American musician
1968 - Peter van Foxes, soccer player (Ajax)
1969 - Conrad Clarks, NFL center (Indianapolis Colts)
1969 - Dwight Hollier, NFL linebacker (Miami Dolphins)
1969 - Robin Meade, American reporter
1970 - Israel Stanley, NFL/WLAF defensive end (NO Saints, Rhein Fire)
1970 - Stewart Malgunas, Prince George, NHL defenseman (Washington Capitals)
1970 - Glen Hansard, Irish songwriter and actor
1970 - Rob Riggle, American comedian
1970 - Nicole Sullivan, American actress
1971 - Jennifer Reed, Miss USA-Michigan (1997)
1971 - Samantha Druce, youngest woman to swim English Channel
1971 - Tom Cavallo, NFL/WLAF linebacker (Frankfurt Galaxy, SF 49ers)
1971 - Tony Mcgee, NFL tight end (Cin Bengals)
1971 - Alexander Kravchenko, Russian professional poker player
1971 - Hasan Akbar, American convicted murderer
1972 - David Williams, Bedford PA, outfielder (SF Giants)
1972 - Lori Flick, Boston Massachusetts, Miss America-Massachusetts (1997)
1972 - Tia Jackson, WNBA forward (Phoenix Mercury)
1972 - Gwendal Peizerat, French ice dancer
1972 - Severina Vučković, Croatian singer
1973 - Jonathan Nsenga, Belgian athlete
1974 - Brice Hunter, wide receiver (Tampa Bay Buccaneers)
1975 - Angela Michelle Hughes, Anderson SC, Miss America-SC (1997)
1975 - Danyon Joseph Loader, Dunedin NZ, 200m/400m swimmer (Olymp-2 gold-96)
1976 - Rommel Adducul, Filipino basketball player
1977 - Karen Ann Peterson, Miss Aruba Universe (1997)
1977 - Doseone, American rapper
1978 - Aimee Delatte, Miss Arkansas Teen USA (1996)
1978 - Avi Phillips, Ontario, actor (Maniac Mansion)
1978 - Melissa Coish, Miss New Hampshire Teen USA (1996)
1978 - Jukka Nevalainen, Finnish drummer (Nightwish)
1978 - Branden Steineckert, American drummer (Rancid), (The Used)
1978 - Jacob Burns, Australian footballer
1979 - James McAvoy, Scottish actor
1980 - Vincent Lecavalier, Canadian hockey player
1980 - Tony Romo, American football player
1980 - Jeff Keppinger, American baseball player
1981 - Stephanie Larimore, American model
1982 - Carnell "Cadillac" Williams, American football player

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