Birthdays in History in April 1927

  • Apr 3 Wesley Brown, 1st African American US Naval Academy graduate, born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 2012)
  • Apr 4 Bob Stump, (Rep-R-AZ, 1977- )
  • Apr 5 John Gilbert, British politician and Minister (L), born in London (d. 2013)
  • Apr 6 David Ingram, Vice-Chancellor (University of Kent at Canterbury)
  • Apr 10 Marshall Warren Nirenberg, American scientist, Nobel laureate
  • Apr 12 Patrick Meehan, Scottish petty criminal, wrongly convicted of murder
  • Apr 13 Lord Wedderburn of Charlton, QC, (d. 2012)
  • Apr 13 Rosa Joyce Plesters Brommelie, conservation scientist
  • Apr 15 Abha Gandhi, servant to Gandhi
  • Apr 15 Robert Mills, American physicist (d. 1999)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Apr 16 Pope Benedict XVI [Joseph Aloisius Ratzinger], Catholic Pope (2005-2013), born in Marktl, Bavaria, Germany

265th Pope  Benedict XVI
265th Pope
Benedict XVI
  • Apr 18 Tadeusz Mazowiecki, premier of Poland (1989-90)

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Apr 18 Samuel P. Huntington, American political scientist (The Clash of Civilizations) and presidential adviser, born in NYC, New York (d. 2008)

Political Scientist and Presidential Adviser Samuel P. Huntington
Political Scientist and Presidential Adviser
Samuel P. Huntington
  • Apr 20 Karl Muller, Switzerland, superconductivity physicist (Nobel 1987)
  • Apr 21 Robert Brustein, American dean, Yale School of Drama), born in NYC, New York
  • Apr 24 Pasqualino de Santis, cinematographer
  • Apr 24 Patrick Bowles, writer/translator
  • Apr 25 Albert Uderzo, French cartoonist
  • Apr 27 Coretta Scott King, Marion Ala, civil rights leader
  • Apr 27 John Joseph Moakley, (Rep-D-Massachusetts, 1973- )
  • Apr 27 Sheila Scott, English aviatrix (d. 1988)
  • Apr 27 Wesley A Clark, American computer designer (first personal computer - LINC), born in New Haven, Connecticut (d. 2016)
  • Apr 28 Garfield Weston, English industrial/billionaire (Twinings Tea)
  • Apr 29 Betsy Ancker-Johnson, American physicist and auto company executive, born in St. Louis, Missouri