Famous Birthdays on 10th April

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 229

  • 401 Theodosius II, the Younger, Eastern Roman emperor
  • 1512 James V, King of Scots (1513-42)
  • 1569 Emilia van Nassau, daughter of Willem of Orange & Anna of Saxon
  • 1583 Hugo Grotius, Holland, jurist, father of international law
  • 1633 Werner Fabricius, composer
  • 1651 Ehrenfried Walther von Tschirnhaus, German mathematician (d. 1708)
  • 1656 René Lepage de Ste-Claire, lord-founder of the town of Rimouski, in New France (d. 1718)
  • 1695 Balthazar Huydecoper, Dutch translator/historian
  • 1704 Benjamin Heath, English classical scholar (d. 1766)
  • 1713 John Whitehurst, English clockmaker and scientist (d. 1788)
  • 1737 Francois Giroust, composer
  • 1755 Samuel Hahnemann, German physician/originator of homeopathy
  • 1762 Giovanni Aldini, Italian physicist (d. 1834)
  • 1778 William Hazlitt, Maidstone Kent England, essayist/critic
  • 1783 Hortense E de Beauharnais, French queen of Netherlands (1806-10)
  • 1794 Matthew C. Perry, Commodore of the United States Navy who opened Japan to Western influence and trade, born in Newport, Rhode Island (d. 1858)
  • 1796 James Bowie, American pioneer and soldier (d. 1836)
  • 1797 Claude Ambroise Seurat, Troyes France, (World's skinniest man)
  • 1806 Leonidas Polk, Lt Gen (Confederate Army), (d. 1864)
  • 1808 Auguste Franchomme, composer
  • 1823 Thomas Reade Rootes Cobb, Brigadier General (Confederate Army)
  • 1827 Lewis Wallace, Major General (Union volunteers)/author (Ben Hur)
  • 1829 William Booth, founder (Salvation Army)
  • 1833 David McMurtrie Gregg, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
  • 1833 James Edward Rains, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1862)
  • 1837 Forceythe Willson, American poet (d. 1867)
  • 1847 Charles Swinnerton Heap, composer
  • 1847 Joseph Pulitzer, Hungary, publisher (St Louis Post-Dispatch, NY World)
  • 1854 Jozef M T Orelio, baritone
  • 1857 Henry Ernest Dudeney, mathematician/puzzle maker
  • 1864 Eugene Francis Charles D'Albert, German pianist/composer (Golem)
  • 1864 Tully Marshall, Nevada City CA
  • 1865 Jack Miner, Canadian conservationist (d. 1944)
  • 1867 George William Russell, Irish nationalist (d. 1935)
  • 1868 George Arliss, actor (Devil, Green Goddess), born in London, England
  • 1877 Alfred Kubin, Austrian writer and illustrator, born in Leitmeritz, Bohemia (d. 1959)
  • 1880 Frances Perkins, American politician and 1st woman to hold cabinet-level position (Labor), (d. 1965)
  • 1880 Montague Summers, English writer (d. 1948)
  • 1880 Mohammed Nadir Shah, Afghan king (d. 1933)
  • 1882 Simon F H J Berkelbach Van der Sprenkel, theologist (Fear & Religion)
  • 1886 Val Paul, American actor and director, born in Denver, Colorado
  • 1887 Bernardo A Houssay, Argentine physiologist (Nobel 1947)
  • 1887 Heinz Tiessen, Königsberg, German composer
  • 1891 Tim McCoy, American actor (westerns) and soldier, born in Saginaw, Michigan (d. 1978)
  • 1892 Egon Freiherr von Eickstedt, German anthropologist (Rassenkunde)
  • 1892 Victor de Sabata, Trieste Italy, conductor/composer (Il Macigno)
  • 1894 Ben Nicholson, English painter/sculptor (Circle)
  • 1894 Shri Ghanshyam Das Birla, Indian industrialist (d. 1983)
  • 1896 Edith Day, Minneapolis MN
  • 1897 Ross Youngs, American baseball player (d. 1927)
  • 1900 Jean Duvieusart, premier (Belgium 1950)
  • 1903 Clare Boothe Luce, US ambassador (to Vatican)
  • 1903 Nick Stuart, Romania, bandleader
  • 1905 Jan H van Roijen, diplomat/Netherland foreign minister
  • 1906 Fud Livingston, composer
  • 1906 Kathleen Major, principal (St Hilda's College, England)
  • 1906 Lili Darvas, Budapest Hungary, actress (Szerelem, Cimmaron)
  • 1907 Pete Desjardins, US, platform/springboard diver (Olympic-gold-1928)
  • 1908 Aidan Crawley, CEO (London Weekend TV)
  • 1910 Abu-Bakr Khairat, composer
  • 1910 David Gilroy Bevan, politician
  • 1910 Paul Sweezy, American economist and editor (d. 2004)
  • 1911 Maurice Schumann, French statesman/writer (La Voix du couvre-feu)
  • 1911 Martin Denny, musician (Exotica), born in New York City (d. 2005)
  • 1912 Clarke Hinkle, NFL fullback (Green Bay Packers)
  • 1912 Roy Hofheinz, engineer (Houston Astrodome)
  • 1913 Stefan Heym, German/US author (Crusaders, Family Benda)
  • 1914 E A V "Foffie" Williams, cricketer (WI all-rounder 1939-48)
  • 1914 Jack Badcock, cricketer (Tasmania Australian batsman of 30's)

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1915 Harry Morgan, actor (December Bride, M*A*S*H, Dragnet), born in Detroit, Michigan

  • 1915 Leo Vroman, Dutch/US poet/biologist, (d. 2014)
  • 1917 Robert Burns Woodward, organic chemist (Nobel 1965)
  • 1918 Lee Bergere, American actor (d. 2007)
  • 1921 Chuck Connors, American actor (Rifleman, Branded, Cowboy in Africa), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1921 Peter Herbert Penwarden, priest
  • 1921 Sheb Wooley, Erick Oklahoma, vocalist (Purple People Eater, Hee Haw)
  • 1923 Floyd M Simmons, actor/decathlete (Olympic-bronze-1948, 52)
  • 1923 John Watkins, cricketer (South African all-rounder in 15 Tests 49-57)
  • 1924 Kenneth Noland, American painter
  • 1926 "Alvin" Junior Samples, Cummings Ga, country singer (Hee Haw)
  • 1926 Jacques Casterede, composer
  • 1926 Johnnie Tillmon, civil rights activist (National Welfare Rights Association)
  • 1927 Marshall Warren Nirenberg, American scientist, Nobel laureate
  • 1929 Dusan Radic, composer

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1929 Max Von Sydow, Swedish actor (Hawaii, Exorcist, Dune, Dreamscape), born in Lund, Sweden

  • 1930 Lord Morton, of Shauna, senator (College of Justice, Scotland)
  • 1930 Shuja-ud-Din, cricketer (batted in 19 Tests for Pakistan 1954-62)
  • 1930 Norma Candal, Puerto Rican actor/comedian (d. 2006)
  • 1930 Spede Pasanen, Finnish comedian (d. 2001)
  • 1931 Marcel van Maele, Belgian poet
  • 1932 Adrian Henri, poet/president (Liverpool Academy of Arts)
  • 1932 Delphine Seyrig, Beirut Lebanon, actress (Freak Orlando, Reperages)
  • 1932 Hari Rhodes, actor (Mike-Daktari, Roots), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 1932 Mae Heriwentha Faggs Starr, NJ, 4x100m runner (Olympic-gold-1952)
  • 1932 Nate Nelson, American singer (Flamingos - ''I Only Have Eyes for You.''), (d. 1984)
  • 1932 Omar Sharif, [Michael Shalhoub], Egyptian actor (Doctor Zhivago, Lawrence of Arabia), born in Alexandria (d. 2015)
  • 1933 Philip Corner, composer
  • 1933 Poncie Ponce, actor (Kazuo Kim-Hawaiian Eye), (d. 2013)
  • 1933 Robert Rhodes James, historian (Gallipoli)
  • 1933 Rokusuke Ei, Japanese lyricist and author
  • 1933 Ron Murphy, Hamilton, ON, NHL player (New York Rangers), (d. 2014)
  • 1934 David Halberstam, intl correspondent (NY Times/Pulitzer 1964)
  • 1934 Zsolt Durko, composer
  • 1935 Jorge Mester, Mexico City Mexico, conductor (Louisville Orch 1967-79)
  • 1935 Patrick Garland, director (Doll House), (d. 2013)

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1936 John Madden, NFL coach (Oakland Raiders) and sports commentator (CBS, FOX), born in Austin, Minnesota

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  • 1936 Michael Naylor, insurance broker
  • 1936 Robert "Bobby" Smith, US singer (Spinners), (d. 2013)
  • 1937 Stan Mellor, British racehorse trainer/jockey
  • 1937 Bella Akhmadulina, Russian poet
  • 1938 Don Meredith, Mount Vernon Texas, NFL QB (Cowboys)/Mon Night Football
  • 1939 Alan Rothenberg, US Soccer pres (1990- )
  • 1939 Daniel Oliver, CEO (Federal Trade Commission), born in NYC, New York
  • 1940 Gloria Hunniford, British broadcaster/actress (Old Curiosity Shop)
  • 1941 Paul Theroux, American travel book writer (Mosquito Coast)
  • 1942 Ian Callaghan, English footballer
  • 1942 Nick Auf der Maur, Canadian journalist and politician (d. 1998)
  • 1944 Danny Woods, US musician (CEO of the Board)
  • 1945 Vera Misevich, USSR, equestrian dressage (Olympic-gold-1980)
  • 1946 Armand, [Herman van Loenhout], singer (Blommenkinders)
  • 1946 Anne Boyd, Australian composer, born in Sydney
  • 1947 Bunny Wailer, vocalist/percussionist (The Wailers with Bob Marley), born in Kingston, Jamaica
  • 1948 Thomas Spencer, MEP (Conservative)
  • 1949 Frank de Leeuw, Dutch rock guitarist (Bob Color)
  • 1950 Eddie Hazel, US pop guitarist (Funkadelic-Uncle Jam Wants You)
  • 1950 Ken Griffey, Sr., American baseball player
  • 1950 Barry M. Riemer, American author
  • 1951 Mark Roth, bowler (4-time PBA Player of Year)

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1951 Steven Seagal, actor (Above the Law, Hard to Kill), born in Detroit, Michigan

  • 1951 David Helvarg, American journalist and environmental activist
  • 1953 David Moorcroft, British athlete
  • 1953 Terre Roche, rocker (Roches)
  • 1954 Peter MacNicol, actor (Chicago Hope, Sophie's Choice), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1955 Cary Middlecoff, golfer (Masters)
  • 1955 Lesley Garrett, British soprano
  • 1957 John M. Ford, American science fiction author and poet (d. 2006)
  • 1957 Steve Gustafson, American musician
  • 1958 Ken Griffy, baseball player (Cincinnati Reds, NY Yanks)
  • 1958 Bob Bell, British engineer
  • 1958 Yefim Bronfman, Russian-born pianist
  • 1959 Brian Setzer, Massapequa Park NY, rock guitarist/vocalist (Stray Cats)
  • 1959 Yvan Loubier, Quebec politician
  • 1960 Julie Fulton, Evanston Ill, actress (Lime Steel)
  • 1960 Katrina Leskanich, American musician
  • 1961 Jeb Adams, actor (Lt Jeb Pruitt-Baa Baa Black Sheep), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1961 Olivia Brown, Frankfurt GFR, actress (Det Trudy Joplin-Miami Vice)
  • 1961 Joe Cole (roadie), American roadie (d. 1991)
  • 1962 Cathy Turner, short track skater (Olympics-gold-1994, born in Rochester, New York
  • 1962 Jukka Tammi, hockey goaltender (Team Finland Oly-Bronze-1998)
  • 1962 Steve Tasker, wide receiver (Buffalo Bills)
  • 1963 Claire Smith, equestrian 3 day event (Olympics-96), born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • 1963 Kirk Lowdermilk, NFL center (Indianapolis Colts)
  • 1963 Marvin Freeman, pitcher (Colorado Rockies), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1963 Mike Devereaux, Casper WY, outfielder (Baltimore Orioles)
  • 1963 Warren DeMartini, heavy metal musician (Ratt)
  • 1963 Doris Leuthard, member of the Swiss Federal Council
  • 1964 Alan "Reni" Wren, English pop drummer (Stone Roses-Fools Gold)
  • 1964 Felicia Collins, guitarist (David Letterman), born in Albany, New York
  • 1964 Manon Bollegraf, den Bosch Neth, tennis star (semi 1996 Aust doubles)
  • 1965 Karen Booker, WNBA center (Utah Starzz)
  • 1965 Tim Alexander, American funk metal drummer (Primus-Pork soda), born in Cherry Point, North Carolina
  • 1966 Neil Smith, NFL defensive end (KC Chiefs, Den Broncos-Super Bowl 32)
  • 1967 Donald Dufresne, Rimouski, NHL defenseman (Edmonton Oilers)
  • 1967 Kay Whitmore, Sudbury, NHL goalie (NY Rangers)
  • 1968 Orlando Jones, American actor and comedian
  • 1969 Billy Jacoby, Flushing NY, actor (Brad-Silver Spoons, Maggie)
  • 1969 Dennis Vial, Sault Ste-Marie Ca, NHL defenseman (Ottawa Senators)
  • 1969 Wayne Lammle, WLAF kicker/punter (Scotland Claymores)
  • 1969 William Jayne, actor (Mikey Randall-Parker Lewis Can't Lose)
  • 1969 Ekaterini Koffa, Greek sprinter
  • 1970 Enrico Ciccone, NHL defenseman (Chicago Blackhawks), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1970 J J McCleskey, NFL safety (NO Saints, Arizona Cardinals)
  • 1970 Sean Gilbert, defensive tackle (Washington Redskins)
  • 1970 Wesley Barnett, Oly weightlifter (Pan Am-silver-1987), born in St Joseph, Missouri
  • 1970 Matt Barlow, American musician
  • 1970 Kenny Lattimore, American singer
  • 1970 Mike Mushok, American musician
  • 1970 Q-Tip, American musician
  • 1971 Karl Williams, wide receiver (Tampa Bay Buccaneers)
  • 1971 Mihai Bagiu, Timisoara Romania, US gymnast (Olympics-96)
  • 1971 Nana Miyagi, tennis star (1995 final Surabaya doubles), born in Seattle, Washington
  • 1972 Maurice Harrell, NFL tight end (San Diego Chargers)
  • 1972 Richard Wearne, Australian rower (Olympics-96)
  • 1972 Sue Merz, ice hockey defenseman (USA, Oly-98)
  • 1973 Guillaume Canet, French actor and film director
  • 1973 Roberto Carlos, Brazilian footballer
  • 1973 Aidan Moffat, Scottish musician
  • 1973 Christopher Simmons, American designer
  • 1974 Sherry Johnson, Owatonna Minnesota, Miss America-Minnesota (1996)
  • 1974 Petros Passalis, Greek footballer
  • 1974 Eric Greitens, American former military officer
  • 1975 Eric Den Besten, Bettendorf Iowa, rower (Olympics-1996)
  • 1975 Floris, Prince of Netherlands
  • 1975 Steve Washburn, NHL center (Florida Panthers), born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • 1975 Chris Carrabba, American singer
  • 1976 Sara Renner, Canadian cross country skier
  • 1977 Claudia Delpin, Miss Chile Universe (1997)
  • 1978 Jessica Davis, Greenbrae California, rhythmic gymnast (Olympics-27th-96)
  • 1979 Tsuyoshi Domoto, Japanese artist
  • 1979 Shemekia Copeland, American singer