Birthdays in History in April 1928

  • Apr 1 Dimitri Frenkel Frank, Dutch writer/director (Hadimassa)
  • Apr 2 Joseph "Cardinal" Bernardin, of Chicago
  • Apr 5 Peter Moore, Principal (London Business School)

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Apr 6 James Watson, American chemist (co-discovered structure of DNA), born in Chicago, Illinois

Molecular biologist James Watson
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  • Apr 7 Alan J Pakula, director (All the President's Men, Klute)
  • Apr 7 James White, UK, sci-fi author (Star Surgeon, Star Healer)
  • Apr 8 Mary Zeldenrust-Noordanus, CEO (NVSH)
  • Apr 8 Leah Rabin, wife of Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin (d. 2000)
  • Apr 9 Brian Cubbon, British senior civil servant
  • Apr 9 Floyd D Spence, (Rep-R-SC, 1971- )
  • Apr 12 Brooklyn Supreme, Belgium, stallion, heaviest known horse (1450 kg)
  • Apr 13 Alan Clark, English politician (d. 1999)
  • Apr 15 Norma Merrick Sklarek, 1st African American woman architect in NY & Calif
  • Apr 15 Richard Evans, British diplomat
  • Apr 17 Cynthia Ozick, US, author (Pagan Rabbi & Other Stories)
  • Apr 19 John Horlock, British vice-chancellor (Open College)
  • Apr 20 Gerald S. Hawkins, English astronomer (d. 2003)
  • Apr 23 Bill Cotton, CEO (Noel Gay TV)
  • Apr 23 Okke Jager, Dutch theologist/writer/poet
  • Apr 26 Gordon Downey, British Comptroller General/Reader Rep (Independent)
  • Apr 28 Yves Klein, French sculptor/painter
  • Apr 28 Eugene M. Shoemaker, American planetary scientist (d. 1997)
  • Apr 30 Hugh Hood, Canadian author (d. 2000)