Famous People Born in April 1903

  • Apr 2 Lionel Chevrier, Canadian politician (d. 1987)
  • Apr 3 Peter Huchel, German poet, born near Berlin (d. 1981)
  • Apr 5 Thomas Baron Pitfield, composer
  • Apr 6 Harold Edgerton, foremost high-speed photographer
  • Apr 6 Mickey Cochrane, baseball hall of fame catcher (.320 avg)
  • Apr 8 Ilka Chase, American actress (Masquerade Party, Trials of O'Brien), born in NYC, New York
  • Apr 9 Gregory Pincus, inventor (birth control pill) [or Nov 9]
  • Apr 9 Ward Bond, actor (Seth-Wagon Trains), born in Denver, Colorado
  • Apr 9 Willem Pee, Belgian linguist
  • Apr 10 Clare Boothe Luce, US ambassador (to Vatican)
  • Apr 10 Nick Stuart, Romania, bandleader
  • Apr 12 Jan Tinbergen, Dutch economist/UN advisor (Nobel 1969)
  • Apr 13 Rex Evans, actor (Frankenstein meets the Wolfman, Zara, Matchmaker)
  • Apr 15 Erich Arendt, writer [or Apr 16]
  • Apr 15 John Williams, England, actor (Niles-Family Affair, Dial M for Murder)
  • Apr 17 Gregor Piatigorsky, Ekaterinoslav Russia, cellist (or 4/20)
  • Apr 17 Nicolas Nabokov, Near Lubcha Minsk Russia, composer (Holy Devil)
  • Apr 17 Morgan Taylor, American athlete (d. 1975)
  • Apr 18 Leonid Kinskey, actor (Casablanca), born in St Petersburg, Russia
  • Apr 18 Yury Sergeyevich Milyutin, composer
  • Apr 19 Eliot Ness, US Federal agent "The Untouchables" (put away Al Capone), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1957)
  • Apr 20 Dagmar Edqvist, Swedish author (Kamrathustru-Wife & Comrade)
  • Apr 21 Hans Hedtoft, premier Denmark (1947..55)
  • Apr 23 Guy Simonds, youngest general officer in the Canadian army (d 1974)
  • Apr 24 Jose A Primo de Rivera y Saenz de Heredia, founder (Spanish Falange)
  • Apr 24 Mike Michalske, NFL guard (NY Yankees, Green Bay Packers)
  • Apr 24 Siegfried F Nadel, Austrian/British anthropologist (Black Byzantium)
  • Apr 25 Camilla Horn, actress (Rebus, Vertigine, Polterabend, Matinee Idol)
  • Apr 25 Carl Gustav Sparre Olsen, composer
  • Apr 25 Andrey Nikolayevich Kolmogorov, Russian mathematician (d. 1987)
  • Apr 26 Geoffrey Worthington, Air vice-marshall
  • Apr 26 Niven Busch, US screenwriter (Postman Always Rings Twice)
  • Apr 27 Frank Belknap Long, American writer (Rim of the Unknown)
  • Apr 27 Hans Walter Kosterliz, biochemist
  • Apr 29 Frank Parker, American singer (Arthur Godfrey Show, Masquerade Party), born in NYC, New York
  • Apr 30 Gunther AR Raphael, German composer (Symphony Breve)