Famous People Born in April 1916

  • Apr 3 Herb Caen, columnist (SF Chronicle), born in Sacramento, California
  • Apr 3 Robert Jesse Charleston, museum Curator
  • Apr 4 David White, actor (Larry Tate-Bewitched)
  • Apr 4 Herbert Eugene Caen, columnist
  • Apr 4 Nikola Ljubicic, Yugoslav general, Serbian communist politician (d. 2005)
  • Apr 4 Mickey Owen, American baseball player (d. 2005)
  • Apr 5 Baroness Delacourt-Smith of Alteryn [Margaret Rosalind Delacourt-Smith], British Labour politician
  • Apr 5 Bernard Baily, comic artist

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Apr 5 Gregory Peck, American actor (To Kill a Mockingbird, MacArthur), born in San Diego, California (d. 2003)

  • Apr 7 Anthony Caruso, American actor (d. 2003)
  • Apr 11 Alberto E Ginastera, Buenos Aires Argentina, composer (Panambi)
  • Apr 11 Dan Fortmann, NFL guard (Chicago Bears)
  • Apr 11 Howard Koch, producer/director (Frankenstein, Airplane II)
  • Apr 12 Brian Connell, writer/broadcaster
  • Apr 12 Beverly Cleary, American writer
  • Apr 12 Benjamin Libet, American scientist (d. 2007)
  • Apr 13 Phyllis Fraser Cerf Wagner, American actress, journalist, and publisher (d. 2006)
  • Apr 14 Commandur Rajagopalachari Rangachari, cricketer (India 1947-48)
  • Apr 14 Denis ApIvor, composer
  • Apr 14 Emerson Buckley, composer
  • Apr 15 Alfred S. Bloomingdale, American businessman (d. 1982)
  • Apr 17 Azijn Banana, [Oscar Enau], Antillean publicist
  • Apr 17 David Stafford-Clark, psychiatrist
  • Apr 17 Donald Gibson, British vice-admiral
  • Apr 17 Ryoei Saito, businessman
  • Apr 17 Sirimavo Bandaranaike, world's 1st woman PM (Sri Lanka, 1960..77)
  • Apr 17 Vinegar Banana, [Oscar Enau], Antillean publicist
  • Apr 21 Sidney Clute, actor, Lou Grant, Cagney & Lacey), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Apr 22 Earl of Oxford & Asquith, governor (Seychelles)
  • Apr 22 Yehudi Menuhin, violinist, conductor and teacher (Bartok's Sonata), born in NYC, New York (d. 1999)
  • Apr 23 Bud Wilkinson, college football coach (Oklahoma)
  • Apr 24 Stanley Kauffmann, American playwright (Red Handkerchief Man), born in NYC, New York
  • Apr 24 Lou Thesz, American professional wrestler, born in Banat, Michigan (d. 2002)
  • Apr 26 Arnoldus Christian Vlok van Wyk, composer
  • Apr 26 Morris L West, Australia, novelist (Shoes of the Fisherman)
  • Apr 26 Vic Perrin, American actor (d. 1989)
  • Apr 26 Virgil Trucks, MLB picther (two-time All Star), born in Birmingham, Alabama (d. 2013)
  • Apr 27 Jan Rychlik, Czech composer, born in Prague (d. 1964)
  • Apr 27 Enos Slaughter, American baseball player (d. 2002)
  • Apr 28 Ferruccio Lamborghini, Italian automobile manufacturer (d. 1993)
  • Apr 30 Claude Shannon, information theorist
  • Apr 30 Dugo D Schenker, Suriname/Antillian producer
  • Apr 30 Robert Shaw, Red Bluff California, chorale conductor (Robert Shaw Chorale)