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 Lynda Carr, educationist
  • Apr 3 Carlos Salinas de Gortari, president (Mexico, 1988-94)
  • Apr 4 Katsuaki Sato, Japanese martial artist
  • Apr 5 Jennifer Penney, ballerina
  • Apr 5 Robert E McKee, CEO/managing director (Conoco-UK)
  • Apr 14 Tom Monteleone, US writer (Dark Star & Illumination)
  • Apr 15 Wayne Gilchrest, (Rep-R-Maryland)
  • Apr 16 Margot Adler, American journalist, born in Little Rock, AK (d. 2014)
  • Apr 17 J R Baines, professor (Egyptologist)
  • Apr 19 Leon Wessels, South African lawyer/underminister of Law & Order
  • Apr 19 Viktor Viktorovich Zabolotsky, Russia, 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