Birthdays in History in April 1839

  • Apr 5 Robert Smalls, Beaufort SC, African American congressman 1875-87 (Rep-SC)
  • Apr 18 Henry Clarence Kendall, New South Wales Australia, poet (Bell Birds)
  • Apr 20 Carol I, King of Romania (1881-1914)
  • Apr 22 August W Eichler, German botanist
  • Apr 26 Cyrus Hamblin, American attorney, politician, and Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Hampden, Maine (d. 1867)