Famous People Born in April 1868

  • Apr 1 Edmond Rostand, France, poet/playwright (Cyrano de Bergerac)
  • Apr 2 Eduard Jacobs, singer/pianist (Dutch cabaret)
  • Apr 5 J F "Flooi" Du Toit, cricketer (one Test South Africa 1892)
  • Apr 10 George Arliss, actor (Devil, Green Goddess), born in London, England
  • Apr 12 Akiyama Saneyuki, Japanese naval commander (d. 1918)
  • Apr 13 John Blackwood McEwen, composer
  • Apr 14 Peter Behrens, German architect (d. 1940)
  • Apr 16 Joel Angel, Russian musicologist/composer
  • Apr 16 Spottiswoode Aitken, Edinburgh Scot, actor (Eagle, Home Sweet Home)
  • Apr 17 Charles R Gallas, Dutch lexicographer (French dictionary)
  • Apr 18 Didericus G van Epen, genealogist (Dutch Patriciate)
  • Apr 19 Max Von Schillings, German composer/conductor (Der Pfeifertag)
  • Apr 21 Robert Herrick, American novelist (Common lot), born in Cambridge, Massachusetts (d. 1938)
  • Apr 22 Jose Vianna da Motta, composer
  • Apr 22 Archduchess Marie Valerie of Austria (d. 1924)
  • Apr 25 John Bevins Moisant, pioneer aviator, first to cross English Channel with passenger and a cat, killed in New Orleans whose present day airport was originally name for him. (D. 1910)
  • Apr 26 Harold Sidney Harmsworth, 1st Viscount Rothermere/Newspaper publisher
  • Apr 28 Georgy Voronoy, Russian mathematician (d. 1908)