Birthdays in History in April 1905

  • Apr 1 Clara "Mother" Hale, US social worker (Hale House)
  • Apr 1 Gaston Eyskens, Prime Minister of Belgium (1949, 1958-61, 1968-72), born in Lier, Belgium (d. 1988)
  • Apr 2 Edmond Jouhaud, general
  • Apr 2 Kurt Adler, therapist/writer
  • Apr 3 Robert Frederick Sink, United States Army Officer (d. 1965)
  • Apr 8 Hans Scherfig, Danish marxist/writer (Idealister, Frydenholm)
  • Apr 8 Helen B M Fennell Joseph, anti-apartheid writer (Side by Side)
  • Apr 8 Pierre Wigny, Belgian minister of Foreign affairs (1958-61) [or 4/18]
  • Apr 9 J William Fulbright, (Sen-D-Ark)
  • Apr 10 Jan H van Roijen, diplomat/Netherland foreign minister
  • Apr 11 J√≥zsef Attila, Hungarian poet (d. 1937)
  • Apr 14 Frits Philips, Dutch engineer/CEO (Philips)
  • Apr 14 Elizabeth Huckaby, American educator (d. 1999)
  • Apr 16 John Lee-Barber, admiral
  • Apr 18 George H. Hitchings, American scientist, Nobel laureate (1988) (d. 1998)
  • Apr 19 John S "Jimmy" Thach, US pilot/admiral (WW II)
  • Apr 21 Edmund Gerald "Pat" Brown, American politician and Governor of California (D: 1959-67), born in San Francisco, California (d. 1996)
  • Apr 22 Robert Choquette, French Canadian novelist, poet and diplomat (d. 1991)
  • Apr 24 Robert Penn Warren, 1st US poet laureate (All the King's Men)
  • Apr 25 Hugh Willatt, solicitor/public servant
  • Apr 25 Walter Hassan, engineer
  • Apr 26 Charles K Feldman, [Gould], American producer (Casino Royale), born in NYC, New York
  • Apr 27 Julian Stryjkowski, Polish journalist and writer known for his radical leftist leanings, born in Stryi, Austro-Hungarian Empire (d. 1996)

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Apr 30 John Peters Humphrey, Canadian jurist and human rights advocate (Universal Declaration on Human Rights), born in Hampton, New Brunswick (d. 1995)