Birthdays in History in April 1862

  • Apr 2 Nicholas Murray Butler, American philosopher, diplomat (Nobel Peace Prize 1931), educator (Columbia University President), born in Elizabeth, New Jersey (d. 1947)
  • Apr 11 Charles Evans Hughs, 11th Chief Justice of Supreme Court (1930-41)
  • Apr 11 William W Campbell, US astronomer/director Lick Observatory
  • Apr 14 Pyotr A Stolypin, premier Russia (1906-11)
  • Apr 25 Edward Grey, English viscount of Fallodon/minister of Foreign affairs