Birthdays in History in April 1941

  • Apr 5 Dave Swarbrick, British folk fiddler (Fairport Convention), born in New Malden, Surrey (d. 2016)
  • Apr 5 Roman Balayan, Nerke Azerbaijan, director (Filer, Biryuk)
  • Apr 6 Hans W Geissendorfer, Augsburg Germany, director (Sternsteinhof)
  • Apr 8 Dame Vivienne Westwood, Tintwistle England, English fashion designer
  • Apr 10 Paul Theroux, American travel book writer (Mosquito Coast)
  • Apr 11 David Lyle Boren, (Sen-D-OK, 1979- )
  • Apr 11 Frederick "Rick" Hauck, astr (STS-7, STS 51-A, STS-26), born in Long Beach, California
  • Apr 11 Ellen Goodman, American political columnist
  • Apr 13 Michael Stuart Brown, American geneticist, Nobel laureate
  • Apr 14 Anatoli Pavlocich Fyodorov, cosmonaut
  • Apr 15 Howard L Berman, (Rep-D-CA, 1983- )
  • Apr 16 Cliff Stearns, (Rep-R-Florida)
  • Apr 17 Max Stafford-Clark, artistic director (Royal Court Theatre)
  • Apr 19 Michel Roux, chef de cuisine
  • Apr 20 Joni Evans, American publisher (Simon & Schuster, Random House), born in NYC, New York
  • Apr 23 Hal Daub, (Rep-R-NB, 1981- )
  • Apr 23 Paavo Lipponen, Prime Minister of Finland 1995-2003
  • Apr 23 Ray Tomlinson, computer programmer (invented email and the @ sign), born in Amsterdam , New York (d. 2016)
  • Apr 25 Lawrence J Smith, (Rep-D-FL, 1983- )
  • Apr 25 Princess Muna al-Hussein, of Jordan
  • Apr 27 Jennings Michael Burch, American author
  • Apr 28 K. Barry Sharpless, American chemist, Nobel laureate
  • Apr 28 Iryna Zhylenko, Ukrainian poet
  • Apr 29 Jonah Barrington, British World champion squash player (1966-73)