Famous People Born in April 1886

  • Apr 1 Casimir von Paszthory, composer
  • Apr 1 Wallace Beery, actor (Alias a Gentleman, Dinner at 8), born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • Apr 5 Jacques Handschin, Swiss musicologist (Der Toncharakter)
  • Apr 6 Osman Ali Khan, Asaf Jah VII, The Last Nizam of Hyderabad state (d. 1967)
  • Apr 7 Ed Lafitte, American baseball player (d. 1971)
  • Apr 8 Margaret A Barnes, writer

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Apr 8 Jim Barnes, English golfing pioneer (4 major wins), born in Lelant, Cornwall (d. 1966)

Pioneering Golfer Jim Barnes
Pioneering Golfer
Jim Barnes
  • Apr 10 Val Paul, American actor and director, born in Denver, Colorado
  • Apr 13 Ethel Leginska, composer
  • Apr 14 Edward C Tolman, US psychologist (behaviorism)
  • Apr 14 Ernst R Curtius, German literature historian
  • Apr 15 Nikolay Gumilyov, Russian poet (d. 1921)
  • Apr 16 Ernst Thalmann, German communist presidential candidate
  • Apr 16 Jekabs Graubins, composer
  • Apr 16 Konstantin Mostras, composer
  • Apr 17 Otto Lederer, Czechoslovakia, actor (Jazz Singer)
  • Apr 21 Charlie Naughton, actor (Frozen Limits), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • Apr 24 Kurt Pinthus, German-American writer, born in Erfurt (d. 1975)
  • Apr 24 R Pelgrom, oldest Dutch man (died Apr 15, 1994, 9 days short of 108)
  • Apr 26 Ma Rainey, [Gertrude Pridgett], "Mother of the Blues" American singer (d. 1939)
  • Apr 26 ─×abdulla Tuqay, Tatar poet (d. 1913)
  • Apr 28 Erich Salomon, German photographer
  • Apr 30 Frank Merrik, composer