Famous Birthdays on 7th April

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1506 - Francis Xavier, saint/Jesuit missionary to India, Malaya, & Japan
1534 - Jose de Anchieta, Spanish jesuit/missionary (Brazilian Tupi-Indians)
1613 - Gerard Dou, Dutch painter (Night School) (d. 1675)
1622 - Louise Hollandine, daughter of King Frederik V & Elizabeth Stuart
1629 - Juan Jose, of Austria, Spanish general/governor of Netherlands
1644 - François de Neufville, duc de Villeroi, French soldier (d. 1730)
1648 - Ferdinand van Kessel, Flemish painter
1648 - John Sheffield, 1st Duke of Buckingham and Normanby, English statesman and poet (d. 1721)
1652 - Pope Clement XII (d. 1740)
1694 - Coelestin Praelisauer, composer
1699 - Andreas Benedikt Praelisauer, composer
1718 - Hugh Blair, Scottish preacher and man of letters (d. 1800)
1727 - Henri Hardouin, composer
1727 - Michel Adanson, French botanist (d. 1806)
1745 - Georg Druschetzky, composer
1748 - Georg Wenzel Ritter, composer
1756 - Charles Felix, King of Sardina (1821-31)
1763 - Domenico Dragonetti, composer
1768 - Karl Theodor Toeschi, composer
1770 - William Wordsworth, England, poet laureate (Prelude)
1772 - F M Charles Fourier, French socialist
1775 - Francis C Lowell, founded 1st raw cotton-to-cloth textile mill
1780 - William Ellery Channing, US, Unitarian clergyman
1786 - William Rufus DeVane King, (D) 13th VP (1853)
1801 - Henry Eagle, Commander (Union Navy), died in 1882
1803 - Flora Tristan, writer
1803 - James Curtiss, Mayor of Chicago (d. 1859)
1805 - Francis Wilkinson Pickens, (Gov-SC, Confederacy), died in 1869
1819 - Hubert Leonard, composer
1822 - Gershom Mott, Major General (Union volunteers)
1826 - Johann Hermann Berens, composer
1841 - Alfred Cogniaux, Belgian botanicus
1841 - Joseph H "Jozef" Neuhuys, painter
1847 - J P Jacobsen, writer
1848 - Randall Thomas Davidson, Archbishop of Canterbury (d. 1930)
1851 - Otto Adolf Klauwell, composer
1858 - Adrien H Gerhard, Dutch socialist politician (SDAP)
1859 - Walter Camp, Ct, father of American football (Yale)
1860 - Will Keith Kellogg, American cereal manufacturer (d. 1951)
1869 - David Grandison Fairchild, US, botanist/explorer, brought plants to US
1870 - Gustav Landauer, German socialist
1870 - Joseph Ryeland, Belgian composer/Baron
1872 - William Monroe Trotter, Hyde Park, Massachusetts, newspaper editor and African-American rights activist
1873 - John McGraw, American baseball player and manager (d. 1934)
1878 - C M M Hathorn, cricketer (South African Test centurion in 1905-06)
1878 - Jozef C Bittremieux, Flemish theologist (Virgin & Mother of God)
1882 - Bert "Dainty" Ironmonger, cricketer (belated Australian rep 1928-33)
1882 - Kurt von Schleiger, German chancellor (12/2/32-1/28/33)
1883 - Gino Severini, Italian painter (d. 1966)
1884 - Charles Dodd, English new testament authority
1884 - Louis H N Bosch van Rosenthal, Dutch politician/resistance fighter
1886 - Ed Lafitte, American baseball player (d. 1971)
1890 - Marjory Stoneman Douglas, environmentalist (1st Lady of Everglades)
1891 - Ole Kirk Christiansen, Danish inventor (d. 1958)
1893 - Irene Castle, dancer (leader in anti-vivisection movement)
1893 - Allen Dulles, American Central Intelligence Agency director (d. 1969)
1894 - Gerald Brenan, English writer
1895 - Eduardo Toldra, composer
1895 - Lewis B Combs, naval commander/civil engineer
1896 - Benny Leonard, lightweight boxing champ (1917-25)
1897 - Harald Sigurd Johan Saeverud, composer [OS]
1897 - Walter Winchell, Harlem NYC, newscaster/columnist (Untouchables)
1897 - Erich Loewenhardt, German flying ace of World War I (d. 1918)
1899 - Robert Casadesus, French pianist (d. 1972)
1900 - Tebbs Lloyd Johnson, England, 50K walker (Olympic-bronze-1952)
1905 - Queenie Leonard, American actress (d. 2002)
1908 - Le Duan, Vietnamese politician
1908 - Percy Faith, conductor (Summer Place)
1909 - Robert Charroux, French writer (d. 1978)
1911 - Kenneth Oakley, Amersham Buckinghamshire, English Anthropologist, Palaeontologist, and Geologist whose method for the relative dating of fossils using fluorine content was instrumental in exposing the Piltdown Man hoax
1912 - John Adrian Hope, politician/businessman
1913 - Charles Vanik, American politician (d. 2007)
1914 - Sydney Thompson, rock climber
Jazz Musician Billie HolidayJazz Musician Billie Holiday (1915) 1915 - Billie Holiday, [Eleanora Fagan], Philadelphia Pennsylvania, jazz singer (Lady Sings the Blues)
1915 - Henry Kuttner, US, sci-fi author (Dark World, As You Were)
1915 - Stanley Adams, American actor (d. 1977)
1916 - Anthony Caruso, American actor (d. 2003)
1917 - R G Armstrong, Birmingham Ala, actor (T.H.E. Cat), (d. 2012)
1918 - C B Bertie Clarke, cricketer (Barbados & West Indian leg-spinner)
1918 - Peanuts Hucko, Syracuse NY, dixieland clarinetist (Lawrence Welk Show)
1918 - Peter Aryans, [PCJ Vander], Dutch radio actor (Shoot Out)
1918 - Ronald Howard, Norwood England, actor (Naked Edge, Africa-Texas Style)
1918 - Bobby Doerr, American baseball player
1919 - Ralph Flanagan, Loraine Ohio, orchestra leader (Let's Dance)
1919 - Edoardo Mangiarotti, Italian fencer (6x Olympic gold, 1936-1960), (d. 2012)
Musician Ravi ShankarMusician Ravi Shankar (1920) 1920 - Ravi Shankar, Varanasi, British India, musician (the Pandit), (d. 2012)
1920 - Terence Edward Armstrong, polar geographer
1922 - Kenneth Howard Peacock, composer
1922 - Mongo Santamaria, Cuban musician (d. 2003)
1924 - Ikuma Dan, composer
1924 - Nick Perito, Denver Colorado, orchestra leader (Don Knotts Show, Big Show)
1924 - Johannes Mario Simmel, Austrian writer
1926 - Johannes Rood, Dutch immunologist (Eurotransplant)
1927 - Babatunde Olatunji, Nigerian drummer (d. 2003)
1928 - Alan J Pakula, director (All the President's Men, Klute)
1928 - James Garner, Norman Oklahoma, actor (Rockford Files, Bret Maverick)
1928 - James White, UK, sci-fi author (Star Surgeon, Star Healer)
Gangster Joe GalloGangster Joe Gallo (1929) 1929 - "Crazy" Joe Gallo, Brooklyn New York, American mobster
1929 - Bob Denard, French mercenary (d. 2007)
1930 - Andrew Sachs, actor (Manuel-Fawlty Towers)
1931 - Daniel Ellsberg, whistleblower (Pentagon Papers)/patriot
1931 - Donald Barthelme, Phila Pa, writer (Snow White, Sadness)
1932 - Louis "Mr Bo" Collins, blues SInger
1933 - Wayne Rogers, Birmingham Ala, actor (M*A*S*H, House Calls, Chiefs)
1934 - Ian Richards, Edinburgh Scotland, actor (Montgomery-Ike)
1934 - Swami Shantananda, Hindu Saint, Philosopher, Disciple of Swami Sivananda, Founder of Temple of Fine Arts
1934 - Ian Richardson, Scottish actor (d. 2007)
1934 - Victor Feldman, jazz musician (drums and piano) London UK (d.1987)
1935 - Bobby Bare, Irontown Oh, country singer (Detroit City)
1935 - Hodding Carter III, press secretary (Jimmy Carter)
1935 - Yvonne Fedderson, co-founder (Childhelp USA)
1936 - Jean-Pierre Changeux, French neuroscientist
1937 - Charley Thomas, rocker (Drifters)
1937 - Charlie Thomas, singer (Drifters)
1938 - Freddie Hubbard, Indianapolis, jazz trumpeter (Art Blakey)
1938 - Yvonne Lime, Glendale California, actress (Father Knows Best, Dobie Gillis)
1938 - [Edmund G] Jerry Brown Jr, (Governor (D) of California 1975-83, 2011-
1939 - David Frost, Tenterdon England, TV host (That Was the Week That Was), (d. 2013)
1939 - Donald L Holmquest, Dallas Texas, astronaut
1939 - Francis Ford Coppola, Detroit, director (Godfather, Apocalypse Now)
1940 - Jan Wilhelm Morthenson, composer
1940 - Patricia Paay, Dutch singer (You are not hip)
1941 - Gorden Kaye, British actor
1942 - Edda Barends, actress (Arthur & Eva)
1942 - Jeetendra, Indian actor
1943 - Dennis Amiss, cricketer (prolific English batsman)
1943 - Mick Abrahams, Luton, rock guitarist (Jethro Tull, Blodwyn Pig)
1943 - Roberta Shore, Monterrey Park, California, actress/singer (Virginian)
1943 - Spencer Dryden, NYC, rock drummer (Jefferson Airplane-Go Ask Alice)
1944 - Gerhard Schröder, Chancellor of Germany
1944 - Bill Stoneman, American baseball player and manager
1945 - Martin Lewis, British newsreader
1945 - Megas, Icelandic singer, songwriter and writer
1945 - Joël Robuchon, French chef
1946 - Barbara Benary, composer
1946 - Colette Besson, French runner (d. 2005)
1947 - Patricia Bennett, US singer (He's So Fine)
1947 - Eliseo Soriano, Philippine evangelist
1947 - Florian Schneider, German musician (Kraftwerk)
1947 - Charles 'skip' Pitts, Washington D.C., soul and blues guitarist (Shaft), (d. 2012)
1948 - Carol Douglas, American singer
1949 - John Oates, NYC, rock guitarist/vocalist (Hall & Oates-Rich Girl)
1951 - Janis Ian, NYC, [Janis Eddy Fink], lesbian/folk rocker (At 17)
1951 - John Dittrich, Union NJ, country singer (Restless Heart-Wheels)
1952 - Bruce Gary, Burbank Ca, rock drummer (Knack-My Sharona)
1952 - Jane Frederick, US pentathlete (Olympics-7th-1976)
1953 - Everard Endt, US, yachting (Olympic-gold-1952)
1954 - Donna White, LPGA golfer
Actor Jackie ChanActor Jackie Chan (1954) 1954 - Jackie Chan, martial art actor (Rumble in the Bronx)
1954 - Tony Dorsett, NFL running back (Dallas Cowboys, Heisman Trophy)
1955 - Andrea Fisher, artist
1956 - Gail Lee Hirata, LPGA golfer
1956 - Annika Billström, Swedish politician
1956 - Christopher Darden, American O.J. Simpson prosecutor
1957 - Kim Kap-su, South Korean actor
1958 - Alexandra Neil, Boston, actress (Rose-Guiding Light)
1958 - Tony Aire, rocker (Adventures-Sea of Love)
1960 - Simon Climie, rock vocalist/keyboardist (Climie Fisher-Love Changes)
1961 - Pascal Olmeta, French footballer
1962 - Andy Hampsten, Columbus Ohio, cyclist (Olympics-96)
1962 - Bonny Warner, Mount Baldy California, lugist
1962 - Hugh Edward Ralph O'Connor, actor (In the Heat of the Night)
1962 - Alain Robert, French rock and urban climber
1963 - Jaime de Marichalar, duke of Lugo, Spanish royalty
1964 - Helen Wadsworth, S Wales, golfer (Curtis Cup 1990)
1964 - Joe Durant, Pensacola FL, Nike golfer (1992 Boise Open-7th)
Actor Russell CroweActor Russell Crowe (1964) 1964 - Russell Crowe, Wellington, New Zealand, Australian/New Zealand actor (A Beautiful Mind, Gladiator)
1965 - Alexander Mronz, Cologne Germany, tennis star
1965 - Kaushik Amalean, cricketer (two Tests for Sri Lanka 1986-88)
1965 - Alison Lapper, British artist
1966 - Teri Ann Linn, Honolulu Hawaii, actress (Kristen-Bold & Beautiful)
1966 - Gary Wilkinson, English snooker player
1967 - Steve Wisniewski, NFL guard (Oakland Raiders)
1967 - Artemis Gounaki, composer, writer and music producer
1968 - Bill Bellamy, actor (Fled, How to be a Player, Joey Breaker)
1968 - Don[ald] Smith, North Tonawanda NY, rower (Olympics-5th-1996)
1968 - Duncan Armstrong, Australian swimmer
1969 - Clark Sheehan, Denver Colorado, cyclist (Olympics-96)
1969 - Jeremy Lincoln, NFL cornerback (Chic Bears, Seattle Seahawks)
1969 - Peggy Clasen, St Paul Minn, speed skater (Olympics-1994)
1969 - Ricky Bones, Salinas Puerto Rico, pitcher (Milwaukee Brewers, NY Yanks)
1969 - Ricky Watters, NFL running back (Philadelphia Eagles)
1970 - Alexander Karpovtsev, Moscow Russia, NHL defenseman (NY Rangers)
1970 - Kevin Smith, NFL cornerback (Dallas Cowboys)
1970 - Leif Ove Andsnes, Norwegian pianist
1971 - Cara Kendra Bernosky, Miss USA-Pennsylvania (1997)
1971 - Mark Thompson, Russellville KY, pitcher (Colorado Rockies)
1971 - Stephen Brimacombe, Australian 100m/200m (Olympics-96)
1971 - Victor Kraatz, Berlin Ger, Canadian ice dancer (1995 World Champs-4th)
1971 - Guillaume Depardieu, French actor
1972 - Greg Clark, tight end (San Francisco 49ers)
1972 - Joanne Brown, Australian softball catcher/1st baseman (Olym-bronze-96)
1972 - Lovett Purnell, wide receiver (New England Patriots)
1972 - Malcolm Huckaby, NBA guard (Miami Heat)
1972 - Shana Williams, Bridgeton NJ, long jumper/heptathlete
1973 - Carole Montillet, French skier
1973 - Ève Salvail, Canadian model
1973 - Brett Tomko, American baseball player
1974 - Anita Maxwell, WNBA forward (Cleveland Rockers)
1975 - Beverly Peele, super model (Elle)

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