Birthdays in History in April 1923

  • Apr 2 Hugh Overton, British diplomat
  • Apr 2 Jacob "Jaap" Firet, Dutch theologist (Agogisch Moment)
  • Apr 2 Clifford Scott Green, American Federal Judge (d. 2007)
  • Apr 3 John Smith, English large landowner/financier/MP (C)
  • Apr 4 Nancy Francy, director (Claire's Knee)
  • Apr 5 Ernest Mandel, Belgian philosopher/economist

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Apr 5 Nguyen Van Thieu, South Vietnamese President (1965-75), born in Phan Rang, Vietnam (d. 2001)

Vietnamese Politican Nguyen Van Thieu
Vietnamese Politican
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  • Apr 5 Stanley Orme, Chairman (British Labour Party)
  • Apr 8 George Fisher, American cartoonist (d. 2003)
  • Apr 12 E C Meade, British chartered accountant
  • Apr 14 William Darling, journalist
  • Apr 15 Douglas Wass, CEO (Equity & Law Life Assurance Company)
  • Apr 17 Lindsay Anderson, Bangalore India, director (Thursday's Children)
  • Apr 17 Lloyd Biggle Jr, American sci-fi author (Silence is Deadly)
  • Apr 17 Norman Potter, cabinetmaker designer/writer
  • Apr 18 Beryl Platt [Baroness Platt of Writtle], British Engineer, politician and CEO (Equal Opportunities Comm)
  • Apr 18 Leif Panduro, Danish writer ('k Have varnish on traditions)
  • Apr 21 John Mortimer, English barrister and writer
  • Apr 22 Paula Fox, American writer for children (The Slave Dancer) and adults, born in NYC, New York (d. 2017)
  • Apr 22 Peter Bowring, CEO (C T Bowring)
  • Apr 23 Avram Davidson, American sci-fi author (Hugo, Peregrine: Primus, Rork!), born in Yonkers, New York (d. 1993)
  • Apr 23 James Kirkup, travel writer/poet/novelist (African in Greenland)
  • Apr 23 Dolph Briscoe, Governor of Texas
  • Apr 25 Francis Graham-Smith, British astronomer
  • Apr 25 Melissa Hayden, ballerina (1961 Silver Bowl), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Apr 26 Oliver Millar, Surveyor (Queen's Pictures)
  • Apr 29 Irvin Kershner, director (Never Say Never Again), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Apr 30 George Byatt, playwright