Birthdays in History in April 1887

  • Apr 1 Leonard Bloomfield, US linguist
  • Apr 4 William Cumming Rose, Greenville South Carolina, American Biochemist who discovered threonine (an amino acid)
  • Apr 10 Bernardo A Houssay, Argentine physiologist (Nobel 1947)
  • Apr 13 Gordon S. Fahrni, Canadian physician and President of the Canadian Medical Association (d. 1995)
  • Apr 21 Lillian Walker, entertainer, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Apr 24 Denys Finch Hatton, English big-game hunter (d. 1931)