Birthdays in History in April 1946

  • Apr 1 William Frederick Fisher, MD/astronaut (STS 51-I), born in Dallas, Texas
  • Apr 1 Arrigo Sacchi, Italian football coach
  • Apr 2 Kurt Winter, rocker (Guess Who)
  • Apr 2 Lynda Carr, educationist
  • Apr 3 Carlos Salinas de Gortari, president (Mexico, 1988-94)
  • Apr 3 Dee Murray, British rocker (Elton John's Band), born in Gillingham, Kent (d. 1992)
  • Apr 4 Katsuaki Sato, Japanese martial artist
  • Apr 5 Jennifer Penney, ballerina
  • Apr 5 Robert E McKee, CEO/managing director (Conoco-UK)
  • Apr 7 Robert Metcalfe, American electrical engineer (invented Ethernet, 3Com), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Apr 9 Philip Wright, rocker (Paper Lace)
  • Apr 13 Roy Loney, rocker (Flaming Groovies)
  • Apr 14 Tom Monteleone, American writer (Dark Star & Illumination)
  • Apr 15 Wayne Gilchrest, (Rep-R-Maryland)
  • Apr 16 Margot Adler, American journalist, born in Little Rock, Arkansas (d. 2014)
  • Apr 17 J R Baines, professor (Egyptologist)
  • Apr 18 Harvey Kagan, American rocker (Sir Douglas Quintet)
  • Apr 18 Lenny Baker, rocker (Sha Na Na)
  • Apr 19 Leon Wessels, South African lawyer/underminister of Law & Order
  • Apr 19 Viktor Viktorovich Zabolotsky, Russian cosmonaut (BST-02)
  • Apr 19 Mary Jo Slater, American casting director
  • Apr 22 Archy Kirkwood, MP (L-D)
  • Apr 22 Dectuplets, Bacacay Brazil, 8 males & 2 females
  • Apr 22 John Waters, director (Hairspray)
  • Apr 22 Louise Harel, Quebec politician
  • Apr 25 Peter Sutherland, CEO (Allied Irish Banks)
  • Apr 25 Vladimir Zhirinovsky, [Edelstein], Russian nationalist/anti-semite
  • Apr 29 Franc Roddam, director (K2, Bride, Aria, Quadrophenia)
  • Apr 30 Karl XVI Gustav F H, King of Sweden (1973- )
  • Apr 30 Bill Plympton, American animator