Birthdays in History in April 1943

  • Apr 3 Doreen Tracey, English-born Mouseketeer
  • Apr 4 Ian Robertson, British museum director (National Army Museum)
  • Apr 6 Harry Conroy, trade unionist
  • Apr 8 Michael Bennett, aids victim/choreographer (Chorus Line)
  • Apr 8 Tony Banks, English politician (Lab)
  • Apr 8 William Garth Morrison, Chief scout
  • Apr 8 James Herbert, horror writer (The Rats), born in London, England (d. 2013)
  • Apr 11 E J Dommering, Dutch lawyer
  • Apr 11 John Montagu, 11th Earl of Sandwich, British entrepreneur, politician and nobleman
  • Apr 11 Elmer R Wilsoe, Island mayor (Curacao)
  • Apr 13 Billy Kidd, American skier
  • Apr 14 Clarice Elaine Gaylord, director of research grants (EPA)
  • Apr 14 Yvonne Vriens-Auerbach, Dutch MP (CDA)

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Apr 15 Robert Lefkowitz, American physician (Nobel Prize for Chemistry), born in NYC, New York

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  • Apr 16 Ewald Vanvugt, author (Kiss of Delight, Seed of Love)
  • Apr 20 Ian Watson, British sci-fi author (Book of Being, Whores of Babylon)
  • Apr 22 Louise Gl├╝ck, American poet and 12th US Poet Laureate
  • Apr 23 Carmen von Thyssen, Barcelona Spain, Baroness
  • Apr 23 Herve Villechaize, France, "Da Plane! Da Plane!" (Fantasy Island)
  • Apr 26 Peter Zumthor, Swiss architect
  • Apr 28 John Oliver Creighton, Orange Tx, Capt USN/astronaut (STS 51G, 36, 48)
  • Apr 30 Robert L Livingston, (Rep-R-Louisiana, 1977- )
  • Apr 30 Frederick Chiluba, former Zambian president (1991-2001)