Birthdays in History in April 1884

  • Apr 2 Sir John Squire, British poet, writer, and historian (d. 1958))
  • Apr 4 Isoroku Yamamoto, Marshall Admiral and Commander-in-Chief of the Japanese fleet (WWII), born in Nagaoka, Niigata (d. 1943)
  • Apr 7 Charles Dodd, English new testament authority
  • Apr 7 Louis H N Bosch van Rosenthal, Dutch politician/resistance fighter
  • Apr 12 Otto Meyerhof, German psychologist/biochemist (Nobel-1922)
  • Apr 17 Leo Frank, American convict, hanged in 1915 by a lynch mob
  • Apr 20 Princess Beatrice of Edinburgh and Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (d. 1966)
  • Apr 22 John van Capel, oldest man in Netherlands (Died Sept 3, 1992)