Famous Birthdays on 27th April

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 220

1410 - John Van Lannoy, Flemish governor of Holland/Zealand/West Frisia
1623 - Johann Adam Reincken, composer
1650 - Charlotte Amalie of Hesse-Kassel (or Hesse-Cassel), queen of Denmark and Norway (d. 1714)
1701 - Charles Emanuel I, King of Sardinia
1707 - John Burman, Dutch botanist/director botanical gardens
1718 - Thomas Lewis, Irish-born Virginia settler (d. 1790)
1724 - Ferdinand Philipp Joseph Lobkowitz, composer
1724 - Col. Thomas Gardner, a heroic political figure and soldier (d. 1775)
1733 - Josef Gottlieb Kölreuter, Sulz am Neckar, German Botanist who pioneered the study of plant hybrids, especially among the tobacco plants
1748 - Adamantios Korais, Greek humanist scholar (d. 1833)
1755 - Marc-Antoine Parseval, French mathematician (d. 1836)
1759 - Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin, England, writer/feminist (Female Reader)
1767 - Andreas Jakob Romberg, German violinist/composer (Song of the Clock)
Inventor Samuel MorseInventor Samuel Morse (1791) 1791 - Samuel Morse, Charlestown, Massachusetts, American inventor (telegraph, Morse code) and painter
1802 - Abraham Louis Niedermeyer, composer
1803 - Alfred Julius Becher, composer
1806 - Maria Christina of the Two Sicilies, queen of Spain (d. 1878)
1812 - Friedrich von Flotow, composer
1812 - William W. Snow, American politician (d. 1886)
1820 - Herbert Spencer, Derby England, Victorian philosopher (Social Statics)
1822 - Ulysses S. Grant, Ohio (R), 18th US president (1869-77) and Union general
1824 - William Richard Bexfield, composer
US President & Union General Ulysses S. GrantUS President & Union General Ulysses S. Grant (1822) 1828 - Gerben Colmjon, Dutch Frisian linguist/publisher
1835 - John Murray Corse, Pitts, Bvt Mjr General (Union volunteers) [or 9/27]
1840 - Edward Whymper, 1st to climb Matterhorn (1865)
1848 - King Otto I of Bavaria (d. 1916)
1850 - Hans Hartwig von Beseler, German general (d. 1921)
1853 - Jules Lemaître, French critic and dramatist (d. 1914)
1861 - Georgy L'vovich Catoire, composer
1861 - Johan M Skjoldborg, Danish writer (Dynaes-Digte)
1865 - Emile Erens, Dutch Hagiographer (Pastor of Ars)
1869 - William Victor Harris, composer
1871 - Arthur Finlay Nevin, composer
1873 - Harry M O'Connor, actor (Stranger than Fiction), born in Chicago, Illinois
1875 - Andre Baillon, Belgian/French author (Un homme si simple)
1875 - Freddie Fane, cricketer (Hobbs' 1st Test opening partner)
1875 - Lumsden Hare, Ireland, actor (Oregon Trail, Desert Fox, Young Bess)
1878 - Frank Alvin Gotch, American professional wrestler (d. 1917)
1883 - Hubert Harrison, St Croix Virgin Island, writer/freedom fighter
1884 - Louis de Bree, [Louis C Davids], actor (Bluejackets)
1888 - Florence La Badie, Canadian actress (d. 1917)
1892 - Louis Victor de Broglie, physicist (studied electrons)
1893 - Norman Bel Geddes, Adrian Mich, theatrical designer (Rivals, Dead End)
1893 - Allen Sothoron, American baseball player (d. 1939)
1894 - Nicolas Slonimsky, composer
1894 - George Petty, WWII Pin-Up Artist (d. 1975)
1896 - Rogers Hornsby, 2nd baseman (St Louis Cards)
1896 - Wallace Hume Carothers, inventor (nylon)
Golfer and Two-Time PGA Champion Leo DiegelGolfer and Two-Time PGA Champion Leo Diegel (1899) 1899 - Leo Diegel, Detroit Michigan, American golfer (two-time PGA Champion)
1900 - Walter Lantz, animator (Woody Woodpecker's creator)
1902 - Kitty Kelly, actress (Ladies of the Jury, Behind Office Doors), born in NYC, New York
1903 - Frank Belknap Long, American writer (Rim of the Unknown)
1903 - Hans Walter Kosterliz, biochemist
1904 - Arthur F Burns, economist/chairman (Federal Reserve Board)
1904 - Cecil Day-Lewis, England, poet laureate/detective (Nicholas Blake)
1904 - Ragnar Skrede, Norwegian poet (Lauvfall)
1905 - Julian Stryjkowski, writer
1905 - Philip Radcliffe, composer
1906 - Mark Alexander Abrams, market researcher
1906 - Yórgos Theotokás, Greek novelist (d. 1966)
1909 - Muriel C Bradbrook, English writer (That Infidel Place)
1911 - Colin Gordon, Ceylon, actor (John-Baron)
1911 - Georges Dargaud, French publisher (Asterix, Tintin)
1912 - Franz Weyergans, Belgian literary (Les Gens Heureux)
1912 - Frederick Rand Weissman, philanthropist
1912 - Renato Rascel, actor (7 Hills of Rome, Secrets of Santa Vittoria)
1913 - Philip Hauge Abelson, American physicist (d. 2004)
1914 - Albert Soboult, French historian
1916 - Jan Rychlik, composer
1916 - Enos Slaughter, American baseball player (d. 2002)
1918 - John Alfred Scali, journalist/correspondent (ABC)
1918 - Kirby Stone, jazz combo leader (Baubles Bangles & Beads), born in NYC, New York
1918 - Willem N "Pim" Koot, pianist of Concert building (Oh, Lady! Lady!)
1918 - Sten Rudholm, Swedish jurist, member of the Swedish Academy
1919 - Walter Ritchie, sculptor
1920 - Guido Cantelli, Italian conductor (d. 1956)
1920 - Edwin Morgan, Scottish poet
1920 - Mark Krasnosel'skii, Russian-Ukrainian mathematician (d. 1997)
1922 - Daphne Anderson, actress (Beggar's Opera, Hobson's Choice), born in London, England
1922 - Jack Klugman, Phila (Oscar-Odd Couple, Quincy, Goodbye Columbus), (d. 2012)
1922 - Martin Gray, Polish-born American writer, holocaust survivor
1927 - Connie Kay, jazz drummer
1927 - Coretta Scott King, Marion Ala, civil rights leader
1927 - John Joseph Moakley, (Rep-D-Massachusetts, 1973- )
1927 - Sheila Scott, English aviatrix (d. 1988)
1929 - Nina Ponomareva Romaschkova, USSR, discus thrower (Oly-gold-1952, 60)
1930 - Roelof F "Pik" Botha, South African minister of Foreign affairs
1931 - Igor Oistrach, Russian violinist/son of David Oistrach
1931 - Krzystzof Komeda, composer
Disc jockey and actor Casey KasemDisc jockey and actor Casey Kasem (1932) 1932 - Casey Kasem, Detroit Mich, radio personality (American Top 40)
1932 - Charles Adkins, US, light welterweight boxer (Olympic-gold-1952)
1932 - Chuck Knox, NFL coach (Rams, Bills, Seahawks)
1932 - Francois Bayle, composer
1932 - Maxine Brown, rocker (Browns)
1932 - Petar Ozgijan, composer
1932 - Anouk Aimée, French actress
1932 - Gian-Carlo Rota, Italian-born mathematician and philosopher (d. 1999)
1936 - Khalid Wazir, cricketer (son of S Wazir Ali 2 Tests for Pakistan 1954)
1936 - Geoffrey Shovelton, English opera singer
1937 - Phil Jones, newsman (CBS)
1937 - Sandy Dennis, American actress (d. 1992)
1938 - Earl Anthony, bowler (PBA money champ 1974-6, 1981-3)
1939 - Jerry Mercer, Montreal Canada, rock drummer (April Wine)
1939 - Judy Carne, Northhampton Engl, comedienne (Laugh-in, Fair Exchange)
1939 - Stanislaw Dziwisz, Polish Cardinal
1941 - Friedrich Goldmann, composer
1941 - Jan D Blaauw, Dutch MP (VVD)
1941 - Judith Blegen, Missoula Mont, opera singer (Papagena-Magic Flute)
1941 - Jennings Michael Burch, American author
1941 - Lee Roy Jordan, American football player
1942 - Gordon Roddick, English cosmetic manufacturer (Body Shop)
1942 - Valeri Vladimirovich Polyakov, Russian cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-6, TM-18)
1943 - Eugene Polyakov, dancer
1943 - Helmut Marko, auto racer (Le Mans Grand Prix)
1944 - Cuba Gooding, US singer (Everybody Plays the Fool)
1944 - Herb Pedersen, Berkley Ca, singer (Desert Rose Band-Love Reunited)
1944 - Michael Fish, British TV weatherman
1945 - August Wilson, US, playwright (Fences, Pulitzer 1987)
1946 - John Maclean, cricketer (Australian wicket-keeper 1978-79)
1947 - Ann Peebles, Missouri, singer (I Can't Stand the Rain)
1947 - Herbie Murrell, US singer (Stylistics-You are My Everything)
1947 - Pete Ham, Swansea Wales, rock vocalist (Badfinger-Come & Get It)
1947 - Peter Gena, composer
1947 - George Kenneth Butterfield, American politician
1948 - Katie Pierson, NJ, vocals/guitarist (B-52's-Rock Lobster, Love Shack)
1948 - Frank William Abagnale, Jr., con artist turned security consultant.
1948 - Amrit Bohra, Nepalese politician
1949 - Doug Sheehan, American actor (Ben-Knots Landing, Joe Kelly-General Hospital), born in Santa Monica, California
1949 - Yoshiaki Fujiwara, wrestler (NJPW/PWF/UWF)
1951 - Ace Frehley, Bronx NY, heavy metal rocker (Kiss-Beth, Frehley's Comet)
1951 - Boris Kinberg, rock percussionist (Mink Deville)
1952 - Ari Vatanen, Finnish rally driver
NBA Guard George GervinNBA Guard George Gervin (1952) 1952 - George Gervin, Detroit Michigan, American basketball player
1952 - Larry Elder, American political commentator
1953 - Ellen L Shulman Baker, Fayetteville NC, MD/astronaut (STS 34, 50, 71)
1953 - Arielle Dombasle, French singer and actress
1955 - Cora Ann Mahalick, NJ, news anchor (WNYW-TV)
1956 - Dennie Shupryt-Knoop, beach volleyballer (Olympics-96), born in Chicago, Illinois
1956 - Bryan Harvey, American musician
1957 - Michel Barrette, Canadian actor and stand-up comedian
1958 - Keith Denunzio, rocker
1959 - Marco Pirroni, rock guitarist (Adam & The Ants), born in London, England
1959 - Sheena Easton, [Shirley Orr], Glasgow Scotland, singer (Sugar Walls)
1959 - Louis Lortie, French Canadian concert pianist
1962 - Denise Baldwin, LPGA golfer (1991 Futures Salisbury Classic), born in Atlanta, Georgia
1962 - PattiSue Plumer, Covina, California, American 3k runner (Gold-Seattle '90)
1962 - Ángel Comizzo, Argentine footballer
1962 - James LeGros, American actor
1963 - Arther van Dijk, drummer (Ivy Green)
1963 - Grant Show, actor (Jake-Melrose Place, Rick-Ryan's Hope)
1963 - Schae Harrison, Orange California, actress (Darla-Bold & Beautiful)
1963 - Cali Timmins, Canadian actress
1963 - Russell T. Davies, Welsh television writer and executive producer of Doctor Who
1964 - Paul Osbaldiston, CFL kicker (Hamilton Tiger Cats)
1965 - Courtenay Becker-Dey, Greenwich Conn, Europe yachter (Oly-bronze-1996)
1966 - Peter McIntyre, cricketer (Australian leg-spinner 1995)
1967 - Bridgette Gordon, WNBA forward (Sacramento Monarchs, Olympic-gold-88)
1967 - Willem-Alexander CGF, King of the Netherlands (2013-)
1967 - Aki Avni, Israeli entertainer
1967 - Tommy Smith, Scottish jazz musician
1967 - Erik Thomson, Australian actor
1967 - Jason Whitlock, American sportswriter
1968 - Adrian Cooper, NFL tight end (Minnesota Vikings)
1969 - Brett Steven, Bermuda, NZ tennis player (Olympics-96)
1969 - Francine "Frankie" McRae, Australian softball outfielder (Oly-br-96)
1969 - Mica Paris, rocker (So Good)
1969 - Tyrone Rodgers, CFL defensive linebacker (Winnipeg Blue Bombers)
1969 - Cory Booker, Mayor of Newark, New Jersey
1969 - Darcey Bussell, British ballerina
1969 - Grahame Cheney, Australian boxer
1970 - Mikiko Hagiwara, WNBA guard (Sacramento Monarchs)
1970 - Tim Hanshaw, NFL guard (SF 49ers)
1971 - Craig Keith, NFL tight end (Jacksonville Jaguars)
1971 - Hayley Carr, Salzburg Austria, actress (Courtney-As the World Turns)
1971 - James Burton, cornerback (Chicago Bears)
1971 - Ricky Sutton, WLAF defensive end (Barcelona Dragons)
1971 - Tess Daly, British television presenter
1972 - Alison McKnight, Bakersfield California, 100m hurdler/heptathlete
1972 - David Lascher, actor (Josh-Clueless, Kidz in the Wood), born in NYC, New York
1972 - Ethan Brooks, NFL/WAFL tackle (Atlanta Falcons, Rhein Fire)
1972 - Silvia Farina, Milan Italy, tennis star (1995 Maria Lankowitz doubles)
1972 - Tim Ruddy, NFL center (Miami Dolphins)
1972 - Tommy Thompson, NFL punter (SF 49ers)
1973 - Andre Govan, Culver City California, actor (Monster Squad)
1974 - Carlos Fortes, soccer player (Sparta)
1974 - Pete Chryplewicz, tight end (Detroit Lions)
1974 - Johnny Devine, Canadian professional wrestler
1975 - Andre Gower, actor (Baby Makes 5, Fathers & Sons, Mr President)
1975 - Kenny Harris, safety (Arizona Cardinals)
1975 - Michael Booker, cornerback (Atlanta Falcons)
1975 - Rabih Abdullah, former National Football League player
1975 - Chris Carpenter, American baseball player
1976 - Walter Pandiani, Uruguayan footballer
1976 - Isobel Campbell, Scottish singer and composer
1976 - Sally Hawkins, English film actress
1977 - Khalid Zoubaa, French runner
1977 - Jerry Trainor, American actor
1978 - Adamantia Kontogiorgi, Greek actress
1979 - Will Boyd, American musician
1979 - Natasha Chokljat, Australian netballer

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