Birthdays in History in April 1945

  • Apr 2 Lord Skelmersdale, British minister (C)
  • Apr 2 Anne Waldman, American poet
  • Apr 3 Wim J Deetman, Dutch minister of education/MP (CDA)
  • Apr 6 Rodney Bickerstaffe, trade unionist
  • Apr 6 Neal Boortz, American talk radio personality
  • Apr 7 Martin Lewis, British newsreader
  • Apr 7 Joël Robuchon, French chef
  • Apr 8 Derrick Walker, British racing team owner
  • Apr 12 Hilary Nicolle, educationist
  • Apr 12 Lee Jong-wook, Korean Director-General of the WHO (d. 2006)
  • Apr 13 Carlos Gimenez, Argentine/Venezuelan founder (Theater festival of Caracas)
  • Apr 14 Tuilaepa Aiono Sailele Malielegaoi, 8th Prime Minister of Samoa
  • Apr 15 Jos van Rey, Dutch politician (VVD)
  • Apr 16 Goran Antunac, Yugoslavia, International Chess Master (1975)
  • Apr 16 Tom Allen, American politician
  • Apr 17 Vincent van der Burg, Dutch scientist, lawyer, and politician (CDA)
  • Apr 18 Margaret Hassan, Irish-born aid worker (d. 2004)
  • Apr 22 Alan Dukes, Irish president (Fine Gael
  • Apr 22 Donald Graham, US businessman (Graham Holdings Company, Facebook)
  • Apr 22 Gielijn Escher, Dutch postage stamp artist
  • Apr 22 Robert Key, MP/British undersecretary for National Heritage
  • Apr 26 Sylvain Simard, Quebec politician
  • Apr 27 August Wilson, American playwright (Fences, Pulitzer 1987)
  • Apr 29 Hugh Hopper, rocker (Soft Machine)
  • Apr 30 Annie Dillard, American writer (An American Childhood)
  • Apr 30 Claude van de Berge, [Rony MF Pauwels], Flemish writer (Graph Theory)
  • Apr 30 Michael J Smith, Beaufort NC, Cmdr USN, astr (51L-Challenger disaster)
  • Apr 30 Mike Beacon, rocker (Ox)
  • Apr 30 Mimi Farina, rocker (Reflections in a Crystal Wind)