Famous Birthdays on 6th April

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1483 Raphael Sanzio, Italian painter and master builder (Madonna Sistina and School of Athens) (birthday in the Julian calendar), born in Urbino, Marche, Italy (d. 1520)

Italian painter and architect Raphael
Italian painter and architect
Raphael
  • 1613 Stjepan Gradić, Croatian philosopher and scientist (d. 1683)
  • 1631 Vincenzo De Grandis, composer
  • 1632 Maria Leopoldine of Austria, Holy Roman Empire Empress (d. 1649)
  • 1651 André Dacier, French classical scholar (d. 1722)
  • 1660 Johann Kuhnau, composer
  • 1664 Arvid Horn, Swedish statesman (d. 1742)
  • 1671 Jean-Baptiste Rousseau, French playwright/poet (Sacred Odes & Songs)
  • 1672 Andre Cardinal Destouches, composer
  • 1708 George Reuter, composer
  • 1752 Johann Friedrich Kranz, composer
  • 1757 Alessandro Rolla, composer
  • 1773 James Mill, Scotland, philosopher/historian (Hist of British India)
  • 1778 Joseph Funk, composer
  • 1810 Philip Gosse, intentor of institutional aquarium, writer (Omphalos)
  • 1812 Aaron Bernstein, writer
  • 1812 Gavril Yakimovich Lomakin, composer
  • 1812 Alexander Herzen, Russian writer (d. 1870)
  • 1815 Friedrich Robert Volkmann, composer
  • 1818 Francis Henry Brown, composer
  • 1818 Aasmund Olavsson Vinje, Norwegian poet (d. 1870)
  • 1819 Johann A H Scheler, Belgian librarian
  • 1823 Joseph Medill, St John NB Canada, newspaper editor (Chicago Tribune)
  • 1826 Gustave Moreau, French painter
  • 1828 Charles William Field, Major General (Confederate Army), (d. 1892)
  • 1830 James Augustine Healy, Macon Ga, 1st African American Roman Catholic bishop
  • 1833 Johan H C Kern, Dutch linguist (Sanskrit, Old Javan)
  • 1835 Jose Marraco y Ferrer, composer
  • 1841 Karl Binding, German jurist (d. 1920)
  • 1844 Joseph Ludwig, composer
  • 1849 John William Waterhouse, British painter (d. 1917)
  • 1851 Guillaume Bigourdan, French astronomer (d. 1932)
  • 1860 René Lalique, French jewel designer
  • 1866 Joseph Lincoln Steffens, muckraker/journalist (Shame of the Cities)
  • 1869 Louis Raemakers, Dutch draftsman/painter
  • 1871 Alexander, grandson of England's Queen Victoria
  • 1878 Carl Emil Theodor Ehrenberg, composer
  • 1878 Erich Mühsam, German author (d. 1934)
  • 1883 Mien Labberton, Dutch poetress
  • 1884 Walter Huston, Tor, actor (Maltese Falcon, Treasure of Sierra Madre)
  • 1885 Carlos Leon Salzedo, composer
  • 1886 Osman Ali Khan, Asaf Jah VII, The Last Nizam of Hyderabad state (d. 1967)
  • 1888 Daniel Andersson, Swedish poet/writer (Svarta Ballader)
  • 1889 Barry Macollum, actor (The Trouble with Harry), born in Ireland (d. 1971)
  • 1889 Gabriela Mistral [Lucila Godoy y Alcayaga], poet (Noebel Prize 1945) and diplomat, born in Vicuña, Chile (d. 1957)
  • 1890 Andre L Danjon, French astronomer
  • 1890 Anthony Fokker, Dutch aviation pioneer and an aircraft manufacturer (Eindecker monoplanes, Fokker Triplane)
  • 1892 Donald Wills Douglas, US, aircraft pioneer (McConnell Douglas)
  • 1892 Lowell Thomas, Woodington Ohio, newscaster (High Adventure)
  • 1892 Mateusz Glinski, composer
  • 1894 Gertrude Baines, American Supercentarian
  • 1896 Juan Tomas Perez, composer
  • 1898 Bobby Gilbert, actor, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1973)
  • 1900 Andres Sas, composer
  • 1900 Leo Robin, US writer (Thanks For the Memory)
  • 1901 Willem Pelemans, Flemish composer/music reviewer
  • 1901 Pier Giorgio Frassati, Italian Catholic (d. 1925)
  • 1902 Gertrude Short, actress (Stella Dallas, Blonde Venus), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 1902 Veniamin Kaverin, Russian writer (d. 1989)
  • 1903 Harold Edgerton, foremost high-speed photographer
  • 1903 Mickey Cochrane, baseball hall of fame catcher (.320 avg)
  • 1904 Kurt G Kiesinger, German chancellor (Wherever They May Be)
  • 1908 Vano Il'ich Muradeli, composer
  • 1909 Hermann Lang, German race car driver (d. 1987)
  • 1909 William M. Branham, American evangelist (d. 1965)
  • 1910 Desmond Dreyer, British admiral
  • 1911 Phyllis Margaret Duncan Tate, composer
  • 1912 Endre Szekely, composer
  • 1912 Wilhelmus H L "Willem" Tollenaar, actor/director (Don Carlos)
  • 1917 Julian Faber, CEO (Willis Faber)
  • 1917 Shakey, [Walter Horton], Miss, harmonicist (Everybody's Fishin')
  • 1917 Leonora Carrington, Clayton-le-Woods UK, British-Mexican Surrealist artist
  • 1918 Joan Bernard, Principal (Trevelyan College, Durham)
  • 1918 Karen Verne, actress (Madame X), born in Berlin, Germany
  • 1918 Alfredo Ovando Candía, Bolivian president (d. 1982)
  • 1919 Paula Kelly, Grove City, Pennsylvania, American big band singer
  • 1920 Bernard Carter, British painter/etcher
  • 1921 Andrew Welsh Imbrie, composer
  • 1921 Franta Belsky, British sculptor
  • 1921 Lord Moore of Wolvercote [Philip Brian Cecil Moore], Private Secretary to the Sovereign (UK)
  • 1925 Arthur D Larsen, tennis champ (US Open-1950)
  • 1925 John Knox, British supreme court justice
  • 1925 Marcus Worsley, Lord-Lieutenant of North Yorkshire, (d. 2012)
  • 1926 Ian Paisley, North Ireland, clergyman/MP
  • 1926 Gil Kane, Latvian-born cartoonist (d. 2000)
  • 1927 David Ingram, Vice-Chancellor (University of Kent at Canterbury)
  • 1927 Gerry Mulligan, British saxophonist/orchestra leader (Jazz on a Summer Day)

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1928 James Watson, American chemist (co-discovered structure of DNA), born in Chicago, Illinois

Molecular biologist James Watson
Molecular biologist
James Watson
  • 1928 Joi Lansing, Salt Lake City Utah, actress (Bob Cummings Show)
  • 1929 Andre Previn, conductor (London Symphony)/pianist, born in Berlin, Germany
  • 1929 Arthur S Taylor Jr, US drummer/band leader (Taylor's Wailers)
  • 1929 Edison Vasalievich Denisov, composer
  • 1929 Li Yuan-chia, artist
  • 1929 Willis Hall, British writer
  • 1931 Ivan Dixon, actor (Car Wash, Hogan's Heroes), born in NYC, New York
  • 1931 Joan Carlyle, British soprano
  • 1933 Dudley Sutton, British actor (Leather Boys, Brimstone & Treacle)
  • 1933 Roy Goode, British lawyer
  • 1933 Eduardo Malapit, American Democratic politician (d. 2007)
  • 1934 Antonius Geesink, Holland, judo (Olympic-gold-1964)
  • 1934 Reijo Jyrkiainen, composer
  • 1935 James Graham, 8th Duke of Montrose, Southern Rhodesia-born hereditary peer of the Peerage of Scotland
  • 1935 John Pepper Clark, Nigeria, writer (Horn, Song of a Goat)
  • 1936 Manfred Schoof, composer

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1937 Billy Dee Williams, Harlem actor (Chiefs, Empire Strikes Back), born in NYC, New York

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1937 Merle Haggard, country singer (Death Valley Days), born in Bakersfield, California (d. 2016)

Country Music Singer and Songwriter Merle Haggard
Country Music Singer and Songwriter
Merle Haggard
  • 1937 Tom Veivers, cricketer (Australian off-spinner in the 60's)
  • 1938 Paul Daniels, British magician (The Paul Daniels Magic Show), born in South Bank, Yorkshire (d. 2016)
  • 1938 Roy Thinnes, actor (Invaders, Falcon Crest, Gen Hospital), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1939 André Ouellet, French Canadian politician
  • 1940 Anne Campbell, MP
  • 1940 Homero Aridjis, Mexican poet (La Tumba de Filidor)
  • 1940 Pedro Armendáriz Jr., Mexican actor
  • 1941 Hans W Geissendorfer, Augsburg Germany, director (Sternsteinhof)
  • 1941 Gheorghe Zamfir, Romanian musician
  • 1942 Barry Levinson, director (Rainman), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1942 Phil Austin, comedian (Firesign Theater)
  • 1943 Harry Conroy, trade unionist
  • 1943 Joaquin Agostinho, Portuguese cyclist
  • 1943 Roger Cook, investigative journalist/broadcaster
  • 1943 Susan Tolsky, actress (Madame's Place, Here Comes the Brides), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1944 Felicity Palmer, British mezzo-soprano
  • 1944 John Stax, rocker (Pretty Things-Don't Bring Me Down)
  • 1945 Rodney Bickerstaffe, trade unionist
  • 1945 Neal Boortz, American talk radio personality
  • 1946 Paul Beresford, MP
  • 1947 Jan Kees Wiebenga, Dutch MP (VVD)
  • 1947 John Ratzenberger, actor (Cliff Clavin-Cheers), born in Bridgeport, Connecticut
  • 1947 Tony Cooner, Essex, drummer (Hot Chocolate-You Sexy Thing)
  • 1948 Patrika Darbo, American actress
  • 1949 Jane Actman, actress (Barbara-Paul Lynde Show), born in NYC, New York
  • 1949 Mary Maples Dunn, college president (Smith College)
  • 1950 Dennis E Eckart, (Rep-D-OH, 1981- )
  • 1951 Ralph Cooper, Australia, drummer (Air Supply-All Out of Love)
  • 1951 Bert Blyleven, Dutch-born baseball player
  • 1952 Judith McConnell, actress (Sophia Capwell-Santa Barbara)
  • 1952 Marilu Henner, actress (Taxi, Man Who Loved Women, Eve Shade), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1952 Udo Dirkshneider, heavy metal rocker (Accept-Balls to the Wall, Udo)
  • 1953 Janet Lynn, ice skater (Olympics-bronze-1972)
  • 1953 Christopher Franke, German musician and composer
  • 1954 Judi Bowker, Shawford England, actress (Clash of the Titans)
  • 1955 Keith Hunter Jesperson, Canadian-born serial killer
  • 1955 Michael Rooker, American actor
  • 1956 Dilip Vengsarkar, cricketer (prolific Indian batsman 1976-92)
  • 1956 Mudassar Nazar, cricketer (son of Nazar Mohammad Pakistani bat)
  • 1957 Maurizio Damilano, Italian speed walker (30K World Record)
  • 1957 Paolo Nespoli, Italian astronaut
  • 1959 Dianne Brill, Tampa, fashion designer/party girl (Queen of the Night)
  • 1960 Warren Haynes, Asheville, North Carolina, rock and blues guitarist (The Allman Brothers Band)
  • 1961 Mike Schuchart, Nike golfer (1994 NIKE Tour Championship), born in Omaha, Nebraska
  • 1961 Rory Bremner, impressionist
  • 1962 Stan Cullimore, bassist (Housemartins-Happy Hour, Over There)
  • 1963 Lorenzo Lynch, NFL safety (Az Cardinals, Oakland Raiders)
  • 1964 Bill Brooks, NFL wide receiver (Buffalo Bills)
  • 1964 Johnny Dee, heavy metal drummer (Britny Fox-Boys in Heat, King Kobra)
  • 1964 Phil Gayle, English news presenter
  • 1965 Gerald Diduck, Edmonton, NHL defenseman (Hartford Whalers)
  • 1965 Rica Reinisch, German DR, 100m/200m backstroke (Olympic-gold-1980)
  • 1965 Virginia Lee, Australian rower (Olympics-96)
  • 1965 Lieve Slegers, Belgian athlete
  • 1966 Kymberly Paige, playmate (May, 1987), born in Newport Beach, California
  • 1966 Young Man Kang, South Korean film director
  • 1967 Derrick Fenner, NFL running back (Oakland Raiders)
  • 1968 Chris Anderson, Australian high jumper (Olympics-96)
  • 1968 Vanessa Lann, American composer
  • 1969 Andy Harmon, NFL defensive tackle (Philadelphia Eagles)
  • 1969 Ari Meyers, San Juan PR, actress (Emma McArdle-Kate & Allie)
  • 1969 Bret Boone, El Cajon CA, infielder (Cin Reds)
  • 1969 Brian Williams, NBA center/forward (Detroit Pistons, LA Clippers)
  • 1969 Jack Canfora, American playwright

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1969 Paul Rudd, American actor (Clueless, The 40-Year-Old Virgin), born in Passaic, New Jersey

Actor Paul Rudd
Actor
Paul Rudd
  • 1970 Olaf Kolzig, Johannesbourg Saf, NHL goalie (Washington Capitals)
  • 1970 Oliver Miller, NBA forward/center (Toronto Raptors)
  • 1970 Huang Xiaomin, Chinese swimmer
  • 1971 Anthony Redmon, guard (Arizona Cardinals)
  • 1971 Tamara Henry, Miss USA-Arkansas (1997)
  • 1971 Tom Sorensen, Racine Wisc, volleyball middle blocker (Olympics-96)
  • 1971 Vivian Y Herding, Miss America-NM (1996), born in Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • 1971 Lou Merloni, American baseball player
  • 1972 Dickey Simpkins, NBA forward (SF Warriors, Chicago Bulls)
  • 1972 Donald Blair, CFL slot back (Edmonton Eskimos)
  • 1972 Hurvin McCormack, NFL defensive tackle (Dallas Cowboys)
  • 1972 Jason Hervey, actor (Wayne Arnold-Wonder Years)
  • 1973 Donnie Edwards, linebacker (KC Chiefs)
  • 1973 Randall Godfrey, linebacker (Dallas Cowboys)
  • 1973 Rie Miyazawa, Japanese actress/singer
  • 1973 Sun Wen, Chinese footballer
  • 1973 Gina Yashere, English comedian
  • 1974 Robert Kovač, Croatian footballer
  • 1975 Dannon Phillip Pampolina, rapper/drummer (Party)

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1975 Zach Braff, American actor (Dr. John Dorian-Scrubs), born in South Orange, New Jersey

Actor Zach Braff
Actor
Zach Braff
  • 1976 Candace H Cameron Bure, actress (DJ Tanner-Full House)
  • 1976 Simon Coombes, Australian swimmer (Olympics-96), born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • 1976 Georg Hólm, Icelandic musician
  • 1977 Andy Phillips, American Baseball Player
  • 1978 Tim Hasselbeck, American football player
  • 1978 Myleene Klass, British singer
  • 1978 Martin Mendez, Uruguayan-born Bassist (Opeth)
  • 1978 Blaine Neal, American baseball player
  • 1979 Ali Burr, Miss North Carolina Teen USA (1997)