Famous Birthdays on 19th April

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  • 1320 Pedro I, King of Portugal (1357-67)
  • 1501 Erasmus Sarcerius, German Lutheran theologian and reformer (d. 1559)
  • 1603 Michel le Tellier, French statesman (d. 1685)
  • 1605 Orazio Benevoli, composer
  • 1658 Johann Wilhelm, Elector Palatine (d. 1716)
  • 1660 Sebastian Duron, composer
  • 1665 Jacques Lelong, French bibliographer (d. 1721)
  • 1686 Vasily Tatishchev, Russian statesman (d. 1750)
  • 1715 James Nares, English composer, born in Stanwell (d. 1783)

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1721 Roger Sherman, American lawyer and Founding Father of the United States (Declaration of Independence, Constitution), born in Newton, Massachusetts (d. 1793)

Founding Father of the United States Roger Sherman
Founding Father of the United States
Roger Sherman
  • 1728 Francisco Albergati Capacelli, Italian playwright
  • 1737 Geert Reinders, Dutch cattle breeder/inoculation propagandist
  • 1768 Adrian H Haworth, English entomologist/botanist
  • 1770 Georg Abraham Schneider, German composer
  • 1771 Giuseppe Cartufo, composer
  • 1772 David Ricardo, economist
  • 1785 Alexandre Pierre Francois Boely, composer
  • 1787 Deaf Smith, American frontiersman and revolutionary (d. 1837)
  • 1795 Christian Gottfried Ehrenburg, German zoologist
  • 1798 Franz Joseph Glaser, composer
  • 1798 Heinrich Maria von Hess, historical painter
  • 1801 Gustav T Fechner, [Dr Mises], German philosopher/physicist
  • 1814 Louis Amédée Achard, French novelist (d. 1875)
  • 1817 John Philip "Spanish John", Scottish painter, born in Aberdeen (d. 1865)
  • 1821 Mortimer Dormer Leggett, Mjr General (Union volunteers), (d. 1896)
  • 1830 Rudolf Cornely, German bible expert/jesuit
  • 1832 Jose Echegaray y Eizaguirre, mathematician/dramatist (Nobel 1904)
  • 1832 Lucretia Rudolph Garfield, 1st lady (1881)
  • 1840 Andrea Bezzola, writer
  • 1850 Edward John Gregory, painter/engraver
  • 1850 Theo Mann-Bouwmeester, Dutch actress (Pink Bernd, Hedda Gabler)
  • 1857 Lucien Levy-Bruhl, philosopher
  • 1858 May Robson, [Mary J Robison], Australian actress (Apple Annie), born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • 1858 Siegfried Ochs, composer
  • 1861 Warden Oncle, [Edward Vermeulen], Flemish farmer/writer
  • 1863 Felix Blumenfeld, Russian composer, conductor and pianist, born in Kirovohrad, Ukraine (d. 1931)
  • 1866 Henri WA Deterding, Dutch oil magnate (Royal Oil, Shell)
  • 1868 Max Von Schillings, German composer/conductor (Der Pfeifertag)
  • 1873 Sydney Barnes, cricketer (probably England's greatest bowler)
  • 1874 Firmin Baes, Flemish painter
  • 1874 Ernst Rüdin, Swiss psychiatrist, geneticist, and eugenicist (d. 1952)
  • 1876 Hendrik W A E, duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin/king of Netherlands
  • 1877 Ole Evinrude, inventor (outboard marine engine)
  • 1879 Richard Scheibe, German sculptor (Adler mit Hakenkreuz)

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1883 Getulio Vargas, President of Brazil (1930-45, 1951-54) and modernizer, born in São Borja, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazilian Empire (d. 1954)

President and Dictator of Brazil Getulio Vargas
President and Dictator of Brazil
Getulio Vargas
  • 1883 Richard von Mises, Austrian-born mathematician (d. 1953)
  • 1888 William L Axt, composer
  • 1889 Otto Georg Thierack, German jurist and politician (d. 1946)
  • 1890 Lou Bandy, [Lodewijk F Dieben], revue-artist (Look for the Sun)
  • 1891 Francoise Rosay, actress (Interlude, Women in Prison, Saraband), born in Paris, France
  • 1891 Ricardo Bacchelli, Italian writer/poet (La Ronda)
  • 1892 Germaine Tailleferre, [Les Six], Pau-St-Maur France, composer
  • 1895 Anton F Pieck, Den Helder, Netherlands, illustrator (Efteling, Kaatsheuvel)
  • 1897 Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, sculptor/art benefactor
  • 1897 Vivienne Segal, Broadway actress (Pal Joey), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1897 Peter de Noronha, Indian businessman and philanthropist (d. 1970)
  • 1898 Constance Talmadge, comedienne/actress (Intolerance), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1898 Sybil Andrews, English/Canadian painter
  • 1899 George O'Brien, American actor (d. 1985)
  • 1900 Richard Arthur Warren Hughes, English writer (Fiction as Truth)
  • 1900 Roland Michener, Governor General of Canada (d. 1991)
  • 1903 Eliot Ness, US Federal agent "The Untouchables" (put away Al Capone), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1957)
  • 1905 John S "Jimmy" Thach, US pilot/admiral (WW II)
  • 1905 Tommy Benford, jazz drummer
  • 1907 Alan Wheatley, England, actor (The Adventures of Robin Hood)
  • 1907 Gino Contilli, composer
  • 1907 Lina Basquette, Mateo Cal, actress (Paradise Park, Pleasure, Goldie)
  • 1910 Andrew Gilchrist, historian/diplomat
  • 1911 Francesco Maria Saraceni, composer
  • 1912 Glenn T Seaborg, American chemist (AEC, Plutonium, Nobel 1951)
  • 1912 William Murray, teacher/educationalist
  • 1913 Cyril English, British educator
  • 1914 Andrew Wilkinson, pediatrician
  • 1915 Dorian Le Gallienne, composer
  • 1915 Harry Craft, baseball manager
  • 1917 Johnny Hoes, Dutch musician/producer (Wished I'd stayed with my Mom)
  • 1919 Gil Langley, cricketer (Australian wicket-keeper 1951-56)
  • 1920 Frank Fontaine, comedian (Crazy Guggenheim), born in Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • 1921 Glyn England, CEO (CEGB, Windcluster Ltd)
  • 1921 Will Ogdon, American composer, born in Redlands, California (d. 2013)
  • 1922 Erich Hartmann, German WW II pilot (downed 352 Russian aircrafts)
  • 1922 Luigi Barbbarito, reverend (Apostolic ProNuncio)
  • 1925 Hugh O'Brian, [Krampke], actor (Wyatt Earp, Search), born in Rochester, New York
  • 1927 Don Barbour, Greencastle Ind, singer (4 Freshmen)
  • 1928 Alexis Korner, musician (Blues Inc-Bootleg Him), born in Paris, France
  • 1928 John Horlock, British vice-chancellor (Open College)
  • 1929 Edward Crook, middleweight boxer (Olympic-gold-1960), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1930 Dick Sargent [Richard Stanford Cox ], American actor (Bewitched), born in Carmel, California (d. 1994)
  • 1931 Alex Webster, Kearney, New Jersey, football coach (NY Giants), (d. 2012)
  • 1931 Denis Henry, British high court judge
  • 1931 Garfield Morgan, Brtish actor (Odessa File, To Catch a Spy)
  • 1931 Hendrick J "Kobie" Coetsee, South Africa minister of Defense/Justice
  • 1931 Walter Stewart, Canadian journalist (d. 2004)
  • 1932 Andrea Mead Lawrence, Rutland Vt, alpine slalom skier (Oly-2 gold-52)
  • 1933 Jayne Mansfield, [Vera Jane Palmer], Bryn Mawr Pa, American actress (Fat Spy)
  • 1933 Harold "Dickie" Bird, cricketer (noted England Test umpire)
  • 1934 Dickie Goodman, parody singer (Flying Saucer)
  • 1934 Jan Helge Guttorm Bark, composer
  • 1934 John Roch, high court judge

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1935 Dudley Moore, actor (10, Arthur, Bedazzled, 6 Weeks), born in London, England

Actor, Comedian and Jazz Musician Dudley Moore
Actor, Comedian and Jazz Musician
Dudley Moore
  • 1936 Csaba Szabo, composer
  • 1936 Ruby Johnson, US singer (I'll Run Your Hurt Away)
  • 1936 Wilfried Martens, premier (Belgium, 1979-81, 1981-92), (d. 2013)
  • 1937 Elinor Donahue, actress (Father Knows Best, Get a Life), born in Tacoma, Washington

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1937 Joseph Estrada, Filipino actor and 13th President of the Philippines, born in Tondo, Philippines

President of the Philippines Joseph Estrada
President of the Philippines
Joseph Estrada
  • 1938 Jonathan Tunick, composer
  • 1939 E Clay Shaw Jr, (Rep-R-FL, 1981-2007 ), (d. 2013)
  • 1939 Ellen Weston, actress (Betty-SWAT), born in NYC, New York
  • 1939 Michael Macaulay, cricketer (Tvl, W Prov, OFS, NE Tvl, E Prov & S Afr)
  • 1940 Algy Cluff, CEO (Spectator, Cluff Resources)
  • 1940 Genya Ravan, American vocalist (Goldie & the Gingerbreads, Ten Wheel Drive)
  • 1941 Michel Roux, chef de cuisine
  • 1941 Roberto Carlos, Brazilian singer
  • 1942 Alan Price, England, rock keyboardist (Animals-House of the Rising Sun)
  • 1942 Bas Jan Ader, Dutch artist (disappeared 1975).
  • 1942 Jack Roush, American racing entrepreneur
  • 1943 Mike Kelly, rocker (Duprees)
  • 1944 Bernie Worrell, US keyboardist (Funkadelic-Cosmic Slop), born in Long Branch, New Jersey (d. 2016)
  • 1944 Margo MacDonald, Scottish national broadcaster
  • 1944 Mark "Flo" Volman, rocker (Flo & Eddie, Turtles-Eleanor)/DJ (WKRK)
  • 1944 James Heckman, American economist, Bank of Sweden Prize
  • 1945 Nuria Ortiz, Mexico, skeet shooter (Olympic-13th-1968)
  • 1946 Leon Wessels, South African lawyer/underminister of Law & Order
  • 1946 Tim Curry, Cheshire England, actor (Rocky Horror Show)
  • 1946 Viktor Viktorovich Zabolotsky, Russia, cosmonaut (BST-02)
  • 1946 Mary Jo Slater, American casting director
  • 1947 Frits Castricum, journalist/Dutch MP (PvdA)
  • 1947 Murray Perahia, pianist (Avery Fischer Prize-1975, Grammy 1988), born in NYC, New York
  • 1947 Wilf Stevenson, director (British Film Institute)
  • 1948 Rick Miller, American baseball player
  • 1949 Myra McCulloch, teacher academic/administrator
  • 1949 Paloma Picasso, [Gilot], actress (Immoral Tales), born in Paris, France
  • 1949 Larry Walters, American "lawn chair" pilot (d. 1993)
  • 1950 Jeff Hammond, cricketer (Australian fast bowler on 1973 WI tour)
  • 1950 Marc Demeyer, Belgian cyclist (Paris-Brussel '74)
  • 1951 Barry Brown, American actor and writer (d. 1978)
  • 1951 Jóannes Eidesgaard, Prime Minister of the Faroe Islands
  • 1952 Adny Shernoff, rocker
  • 1953 Sara Simeoni, Italy, high jumper (Olympic-gold-1980)
  • 1953 Rod Morgenstein, American musician (Winger)
  • 1953 Ruby Wax, British television personality
  • 1954 Trevor Francis, British soccer manager
  • 1956 Lori West, LPGA golfer (1994 State Farm-5th), born in Denver, Colorado
  • 1956 Sue Barker, England, tennis star
  • 1957 Belinda Lipscomb, vocalist (Midnight Star-No Parking)
  • 1957 Bo[as] Watson, vocalist (Midnight Star-No Parking)
  • 1957 Rod Morgenstern, rocker (Winger)
  • 1957 Mukesh Ambani, Indian businessman
  • 1960 Frank Viola, Hempstead NY, pitcher (Twins, Mets/Cy Young-1988)
  • 1960 Roger Merrett, Australian footballer
  • 1960 Nicoletta Braschi, Italian actress (The Tiger and the Snow)
  • 1961 Richard Phelps, British pentathelete

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1962 Al Unser Jr, Indy-car racer (over 10 wins), born in Albuquerque, New Mexico

Indy Car Driver Al Unser Jr.
Indy Car Driver
Al Unser Jr.
  • 1962 Christa Teno, Tecumseh Ontario, LPGA golfer (1989 Mitsubishi-44th)
  • 1963 Valerie Plame Wilson, former C.I.A. agent
  • 1964 Harris Barton, NFL tackle (SF 49ers)
  • 1964 Scott Kamienicki, pitcher (NY Yankees)
  • 1965 Natalie Dessay, French soprano
  • 1965 Suge Knight, American record producer
  • 1966 Paul Reiffel, cricketer (Victorian & Australian pace bowler)
  • 1966 Randolph Keys, NBA forward (Milwaukee Bucks)
  • 1966 Véronique Gens, French soprano
  • 1967 Steven H Silver, American science fiction editor
  • 1967 Dar Williams, American musician and songwriter
  • 1968 Ashley Taylor Judd, Granada Hills California, actress (Kuffs, Sisters)
  • 1968 Brent Mayne, Loma Linda CA, catcher (NY Mets)
  • 1968 Keith McCants, NFL defensive end (Arizona Cardinals)
  • 1968 Roger Reinson, CFL linebacker (Calgary Stampeders)
  • 1968 Thomas Nock, Zurich Switzerland, actor (Tartort, Gemini-Twin Stars)
  • 1968 Craig McNeil, American writer, lawyer, and military officer
  • 1968 Mswati III, King of Swaziland
  • 1968 Pascal Kleiman, Spanish DJ, producer, musician
  • 1968 Arshad Warsi, Indian actor
  • 1969 Danelle Marie Folta, Hammond IN, playmate (Apr, 1995)
  • 1969 James Westphal, Oak Park Illinois, 10k runner
  • 1969 Jesse James, American television personality and motorcycle builder
  • 1970 Luis Miguel, Vera Cruz Mexico, spanish singer
  • 1970 Michael Barrow, NFL linebacker (Houston Oilers, Carolina Panthers)
  • 1970 Rick Hamilton, WLAF linebacker (Barcelona Dragons)
  • 1970 Kelly Holmes, English athlete
  • 1971 Otis Scott, 400m/800m runner, born in Gainesville, Florida
  • 1972 Eric Jack, NFL cornerback (Atlanta Falcons)
  • 1972 Jeff Wilkins, NFL kicker (SF 49ers, St Louis Rams), born in Youngstown, Ohio
  • 1972 Rivaldo, Brazilian footballer
  • 1974 Ante Moric, Australian soccer midfielder (Olyroos, Olympics-96)
  • 1974 Akara Amarttayakul, Thai actor
  • 1975 Jason Gillespie, Australian cricketer (fast bowler, Australia 1996)
  • 1975 Nazarena Almada, Miss Argentina Universe (1997)
  • 1975 Temoc Suarez, Greenwood SC, soccer forward (Olympics-gold-96)
  • 1975 Jussi Jääskeläinen, Finnish footballer
  • 1976 Vanessa Guzman, Miss Universe-Mexico (1996)
  • 1976 Ruud Jolie, Dutch guitarist (Within Temptation)
  • 1977 Lucien Mettomo, Cameroonian footballer
  • 1977 Joe Beimel, American baseball player
  • 1977 Dennys Reyes, Mexican baseball player
  • 1978 Adrienne Parker, Miss Tennessee Teen USA (1996)
  • 1978 Whitney Metzler, 400m medley swimmer (Olympics-8th-96)
  • 1978 Gabriel Heinze, Argentinian footballer
  • 1978 James Franco, American actor
  • 1978 Amanda Sage, American born visionary artist