Birthdays in History in April 1914

  • Apr 4 Gustave Camus, Belgian painter
  • Apr 4 John Beith, British diplomat
  • Apr 4 Marguerite Duras, French novelist/playwright (Sea Wall)
  • Apr 5 Frederick Angus Armstrong, journalist
  • Apr 7 Sydney Thompson, rock climber
  • Apr 9 Richard Young, CEO (Boosey & Hawkes)
  • Apr 11 Norman McLaren, Canadian film animator and director (d. 1987)
  • Apr 12 Armen Alchian, American economist
  • Apr 17 George W. Davis, American art director (d. 1984)
  • Apr 18 Henk Lankhorst, Dutch politician (PSP)
  • Apr 19 Andrew Wilkinson, pediatrician
  • Apr 22 Charles Hubert Sisson, author/poet (Christopher Homm)
  • Apr 22 Hans Baumann, German nationalist writer, born in Amberg, Bavaria (d. 1988)
  • Apr 22 Jan de Hartog, Dutch/English writer (Holland's Glory)
  • Apr 22 Michael Wittman, German soldier and tank ace (d. 1944)
  • Apr 23 Andrew Martin, Lord-Lt (Lechestershire England)
  • Apr 23 Mitsu Suzuki, teacher of tea ceremony at SF Zen Center
  • Apr 24 Bernard Caulfield, judge
  • Apr 24 Justin Wilson, cajun chef (Wise Potato Chips)
  • Apr 25 Claude Mauriac, writer
  • Apr 25 Marcos Perez Jimenez, president/dictator Venezuela
  • Apr 25 Ross Lockridge, Jr., American writer (d. 1948)
  • Apr 26 Bernard Malamud, American novelist (Fixer, Natural, Pulitizer 1967)
  • Apr 26 Horace Leonard Gold, Sci-Fi writer/editor
  • Apr 26 James William Rouse, US builder (shopping malls/Columbia, Maryland)
  • Apr 27 Albert Soboult, French historian