Famous Birthdays on 28th April

Birthdays 1 - 196 of 196

1442 - Edward IV, King of England (1461-70, 71-83)
1545 - Yi Sun-sin, Korean admiral (d. 1598)
1592 - George Villiers, 1st duke of Buckingham/English admiral
1630 - Charles Cotton, English poet (d. 1687)
1686 - Michael Brokoff, Czech sculptor (d. 1721)
1715 - Franz Sparry, composer
1748 - Lorenz Justinian Ott, composer
1750 - Paul Ignaz Kurzinger, composer
1753 - Franz K Achard, German physicist
1757 - Claus Nielsen Schali, composer
1758 - James Monroe, Monroe Hall Virginia, 5th US President (1817-25)
1765 - Sylvestre François Lacroix, French mathematician (b. 1834)
1770 - Nikita P Panin, Russian diplomat/minister of Foreign affairs
1774 - Francis Baily, describer of "Baily's Beads" during solar eclipse
1795 - Charles Sturt, England, explorer (Australia)
5th US President James Monroe5th US President James Monroe (1758) 1809 - Conradus Leemans, Dutch archaeologist
1810 - Daniel Ullmann, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1892
1812 - Daniel Henry Rucker, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1910
1815 - Andrew Jackson Smith, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1897
1819 - Ezra Abbot, American Bible scholar (d. 1884)
1825 - James Winning McMillan, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
1826 - Alexander Stadtfeld, composer
1838 - Tobias M Carel Asser, Holland, advocate of world law (Nobel 1911)
1842 - Louis PMFG of Orleans, earl of Brazil (1870-89)
1846 - Johann E Backlund, Swedish astronomer (planets/asteroids)
1848 - Ludvig Schytte, composer
1864 - William F A Ellison, Irish clergyman/director (Armagh Observatory)
1868 - Georgy Voronoy, Russian mathematician (d. 1908)
1870 - Hermann Suter, composer
1873 - Harold Bauer, English/US pianist (Beethoven-Association)
1874 - Karl Kraus, writer
1874 - Sidney Toler, Warrensburg MO, actor (Madame X, Meeting at Midnight)
1876 - Frank Cavanagh, one of football's coaching greats
1878 - Lionel Barrymore, [Blythe], Phila, actor (Free Soul, Dr Kildare)
1879 - Edgar Tytgat, Flemish painter/etcher
1879 - Franz Arnold, writer
1882 - Alberto Pirelli, Italian industrialist
1886 - Erich Salomon, German photographer
1888 - Henry DG Crerar, Canadian general (WW I/Italy/Netherland)
1889 - Antonio de Oliveira Salazar, premier/dictator Portugal (1932-68)
1889 - Bryant Washburn, Chicago, actor (Exposure, Millionaire Kid, Nabonga)
1889 - Karel WFM Doorman, Dutch rear admiral
1892 - Georges Antoine, composer
1892 - John Jacob Niles, composer
1892 - Joseph Dunninger, NYC, mentalist (Amazing Dunninger)
1897 - Ye Jianying, Chinese general and politician (d. 1986)
1900 - Bruno Apitz, writer
1900 - Jan Hendrik Oort, Dutch astronomer (hypothesized "Oort Cloud")
1900 - Maurice Thorez, secretary-general (French Communist Party)
1901 - Corry Vonk, [Cornelia D], wife of Wim Kan (ABC-cabaret)
1902 - Johan Borgen, Norwegian author (d. 1979)
1906 - Bartholomeus J "Bart" Bok, Dutch/US astronomer (Milky Way)
1906 - Pierre [Louis] Boileau, Paris France, novelist (Vertigo)
1906 - Kurt Gödel, Austrian mathematician (d. 1978)
1906 - Paul Sacher, Swiss conductor (d. 1999)
1908 - Arnoud Breeveld, Suriname bishop
1908 - Jack Fingleton, cricketer (Australian opener of 30's)
1908 - Michael T Fitzmaurice, Chicago IL, actor (Reported Missing, 14 Hours)
Industrialist Oskar SchindlerIndustrialist Oskar Schindler (1908) 1908 - Oskar Schindler, Zwittau, Moravia, Austria-Hungary, Austrian businessman and subject of the novel Schindler's Ark and the film Schindler's List. (d. 1974)
1910 - Sam Merwin, Jr., American mystery fiction writer (d. 1996)
1911 - Frans Vroons, actor/tenor/director (Neth Opera)
1911 - Lee Falk, American comic strip writer (d. 1999)
1912 - Odette Hallowes, British classified agent in France (WW II)
1914 - Skuli Halldorsson, composer
1916 - Ferruccio Lamborghini, Italian automobile manufacturer (d. 1993)
1917 - Joop Waasdorp, Dutch writer (Naked Life)
1917 - Robert Woodruff Anderson, New York, writer (Tea & Sympathy, Never Sang for My Father)
1917 - Robert Cornthwaite, St Helen Oregon, actor (Thing, War of the Worlds)
1920 - Nan Merriman, US/Neth singer (Arturo Toscanini NBC Orch)
1921 - Rowland Evans, White Marsh Pa, news reporter (CNN-Evans & Novak)
1922 - Guillaume Jorissen, Flemish politician (Volksunie)
1922 - Iser J Koepermann, Russian/US world checkers champ (1958-68, 75-76)
1922 - William S Broomfield, (Rep-R-MI, 1956- )
1922 - Alistair MacLean, Scottish novelist (d. 1987)
1923 - Adele Mara, Dearborn Mich, actress/singer (Cool Million, Wheels)
1923 - Wolfgang Steffen, composer
1923 - William Guarnere, South Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, American WWII Veteran portrayed in the HBO miniseries Band of Brothers, (d. 2014)
1924 - Kenneth David Kaunda, founder/president (Zambia, 1964-91)
1924 - Donatas Banionis, Lithuanian actor
Author Harper LeeAuthor Harper Lee (1926) 1926 - Harper Lee, Monroeville Alabama, American author (To Kill a Mockingbird)
1926 - Blossom Dearie, American jazz singer
1927 - Garfield Weston, English industrial/billionaire (Twinings Tea)
1928 - Yves Klein, French sculptor/painter
1928 - Eugene M. Shoemaker, American planetary scientist (d. 1997)
1929 - Carolyn Jones, Amarillo Texas, actress (Morticia-Addams Family)
1930 - Richard C Sarafian, NYC, director/actor (Foley Square), (d. 2013)
1930 - Christopher John Magenis Headington, composer
1930 - James Baker 3, Houston, Sec of Treasury (1985-88), Sec State (1989-92)
1932 - Marek Kopelent, composer
1933 - Karl Heinz Wahren, composer
1933 - Oliver "Bops Junior" Jackson, drummer
1934 - Lois Duncan, American novelist
1936 - John Martin Tchicai, composer, (d. 2012)
Iraqi President Saddam HusseinIraqi President Saddam Hussein (1937) 1937 - Saddam Hussein, [At-Takriti], Al-Awja, President of Iraq (1979-2003)
1938 - Beverly F Albert, architect
1938 - Madge Sinclair, Kingston Jamaica, actress (Bell-Roots, Trapper John)
1938 - Fred Dibnah, English television personality (d. 2004)
1941 - Ann-Margret, Valsjobya Sweden, actress (Bye Bye Birdie, Tommy)
1941 - K. Barry Sharpless, American chemist, Nobel laureate
1941 - Lucien Aimar, French cyclist
1941 - Iryna Zhylenko, Ukrainian poet
1942 - Ghislaine Hermanez, architect
1942 - Mike Brearley, cricketer (outstanding England captain 1977-81)
1943 - Fantastic Johnny C[orley], US singer (Boogaloo down Broadway)
1943 - John Oliver Creighton, Orange Tx, Capt USN/astronaut (STS 51G, 36, 48)
1943 - Jacques Dutronc, French singer and actor
1944 - Elizabeth LeCompte, American theater director
1944 - Jean-Claude Van Cauwenberghe, Belgian politician
1944 - Alice Waters, American chef
1945 - Ajit Manohar Pai, cricketer (one Test India v NZ 1969)
1946 - Ginette Reno, French Canadian singer, songwriter and actress
1947 - Steve Khan, jazz musician (Christmas Waltz)
1948 - Marcia Strassman, NYC, actress (Julle Kotter-Welcome Back Kotter)
1948 - Terry Pratchett, English author
1948 - Dorothée Berryman, French Canadian actress and singer
1949 - Jerome "Jay" Apt, Springfield Mass, astronaut (STS 37, 47, 59, 79)
1949 - Indian Larry, American stuntsman (d. 2004)
1949 - Bruno Kirby, American actor (d. 2006)
1950 - Jay Leno, New Rochelle, comedian/talk show host (Tonight Show)
1950 - Willie Colon, Bronx NY, actor (Last Flight)
1952 - Mary McDonnell, Wilkes-Barre PA, actress (Sneakers, Independence Day)
1953 - Julie Cole, LPGA golfer
1953 - Kim Gordon, American musician (Sonic Youth)
1953 - Roberto Bolano, Latin American author and poet
1954 - Ron Zook, American Football Coach
1955 - Eddie Jobson, rock violinist (Zappa, UK, Roxy Music-For Your Pleasure)
1955 - Paul Guilfoyle, American actor
1955 - Nicky Gumbel, British author and priest
1956 - Jeremy John Beadle, writer/broadcaster
1956 - Paul S Lockhart, Amarillo Tx, Major USAF/astronaut
1957 - Leopold Eyharts, France, cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-26, TM-28/27)
1957 - Wilma Landkroon, Dutch singer
1958 - Hal Evan Sutton, Shreveport LA, PGA golfer (1982 Walt Disney)
1958 - Nancy Lee Grahn, actress (Santa Barbara)
1960 - Wally Langdon, bassist (Bob Color)
1960 - John Cerutti, American baseball player and announcer (d. 2004)
1960 - Ian Rankin, Scottish novelist
1960 - Joel H. Rosenthal American political scientist
1960 - Jón Páll Sigmarsson, Icelandic strength athlete (d. 1993)
1960 - Walter Zenga, Italian footballer
1961 - Cathy Gerring, Ft Wayne IN, LPGA golfer (1990 Lady Keystone Open)
1961 - Futoshi Matsunaga, Japanese serial killer
1962 - Evguenni Rochtchin, NHL forward (Team Belarus, Oly-98)
1964 - Barry Larkin, Cincinnati OH, infielder (Cin Reds)
1964 - Helen Marina Lucy Windsor, England, daughter of Prince Edward
1964 - Mark Hager, Australian field hockey forward/capt (Olympics-4th-88, 96)
1964 - Mark Steven Robinson, American director
1964 - Noriyuki Iwadare, Japanese composer
1965 - Steven Blum, American voice actor
1966 - Jim Poole, Rochester NY, pitcher (Cleveland Indians)
1966 - John Patrick Daly, Sacramento CA, PGA golfer (1995 British Open)
1966 - Too Short, American rapper
1966 - John Daly, Carmichael California, American golfer (1991 PGA Championship, 1995 Open Championship)
1967 - Monique Noel, Salem Oregon, playmate (May, 1989)
1967 - Pete Stoyanovich, NFL kicker (Miami Dolphins, KC Chiefs)
1968 - Andy Flower, cricketer (Zimbabwe keeper & victorious Test captain)
1968 - Damion Lyons, CFL cornerback (BC Lions)
1968 - Mark Carrier, NFL safety (Chic Bears, Detroit Lions)
1968 - Howard Donald, British musician
1969 - Merlelynn Lange-Harris, Toronto Ontario, basketball center (Oly-96)
1970 - Jason Belser, defensive back (Indianapolis Colts)
1970 - Mark Harris, wide receiver (San Francisco 49ers)
1970 - Nicklas Lidstrom, Vasteras SWE, NHL defenseman (Team Sweden, Detroit)
1970 - Richard Fromberg, Australia, tennis star
1970 - Diego Simeone, Argentine footballer
1971 - Chris Young, Penn, actor (Bryce Lynch-Max Headroom, Great Outdoors)
1971 - Meredith McGrath, Midland Mich, tennis star (1996 Essen doubles)
1971 - Mihai Apostal, Bucharest Romania, Canadian kayaker (Olympics-96)
1971 - Simbi Khali, actress (Nina-Third Rock From the Sun)
1971 - Bridget Moynahan, American actress
1972 - Jan Benda, Reet Belgium, hockey forward (Team Germany 1998)
1972 - Jean-Paul van Gastel, soccer player (Willem II)
1972 - Michelle Menzies, Barrie Ont, Canadian ice pairs (1995, 96 Can champs)
1972 - Joseph Bruce, American musician
1973 - Earl Holmes, linebacker (Pittsburgh Steelers)
1973 - Marc[us] Blake Schneider, Lubbock TX, rower (Olympics-bronze-1996)
1973 - Melvin Hayes, NFL tackle (NY Jets, Tennessee Oilers)
1973 - Serge Zwikker, NBA center (Houston Rockets)
1973 - Elisabeth Röhm, American actress
1973 - Jorge Garcia, American actor
1973 - Francisco Palencia, Mexican footballer
1974 - Sergei Stas, NHL defenseman (Team Belarus, Oly-98)
Actress Penélope CruzActress Penélope Cruz (1974) 1974 - Penélope Cruz, Alcobendas, Madrid, Spanish actress (Vanilla Sky, Waking Up in Reno)
1974 - Richel Hersisia, Dutch boxer
1974 - Vernon Kay, British TV/radio presenter
1975 - James Thrash, wide receiver (Washington Redskins)
1975 - Martin Lewis, NBA guard (Toronto Raptors)
1977 - Derrick Wayne Frazier, American convicted murderer (d. 2006)
1978 - Nate Richert, St Paul Minn, actor (Harvey-Sabrina)
1978 - Lauren Laverne, Disc jockey, television presenter and former singer
1979 - Bahram Radan, Iranian actor
1980 - Josh Howard, American basketball player (Dallas Mavericks)
1981 - Jessica Alba, American actress
1982 - Nikki Grahame, Big Brother 7 Star
1983 - Roger Johnson, English footballer
1986 - George Nozuka, Canadian Singer/Songwriter

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