Birthdays in History in April 1838

  • Apr 3 Leon Michel Gambetta, French attorney/premier (1881-82)
  • Apr 5 Alpheus Hyatt, US, invertebrate paleontologist
  • Apr 12 John Shaw Billings, US, librarian/army physician
  • Apr 18 Paul Emile Lecoq de Boisbaudran, French scientist (d. 1912)

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Apr 21 John Muir, Scottish naturalist/discoverer (glaciers in High Seirras), born in Dunbar

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  • Apr 23 Alfred J Verwee, Flemish painter
  • Apr 28 Tobias M Carel Asser, Holland, advocate of world law (Nobel 1911)