Birthdays in History in April 1950

  • Apr 1 Ed[uardus] HTM Nijpels, Dutch minister of Environment (VVD)
  • Apr 1 Leonard van Spirit, Dutch/British fruit/food magnate
  • Apr 1 Samuel Alito, U.S. Supreme Court Justice
  • Apr 5 Franklin R Chang-Diaz, Costa Rica, astro (STS 61C, 34,46,60,75, sk:91)
  • Apr 6 Dennis E Eckart, (Rep-D-OH, 1981- )
  • Apr 9 Kenneth D Cockrell, Astronaut (STS 56, 69, 80), born in Austin, Texas
  • Apr 10 Barry M. Riemer, American author
  • Apr 12 Kari Palaste, Finnish architect
  • Apr 12 Flavio Briatore, Italian businessman and F1 team principal (Renault F1)
  • Apr 12 Joyce Banda, President of Malawi (2012-2014), born in Malemia, Nyasaland
  • Apr 14 Francis Collins, American scientist
  • Apr 18 Bill Sudderth III, trumpeteer (Atlantic Star-Touch 4 Leaf Clover)
  • Apr 20 Itumeleng J Mosala, South African president (Azanian People's Org)
  • Apr 20 Steve Erickson, American novelist
  • Apr 20 Chandra Babu Naidu, Indian politician
  • Apr 22 Lewis Biggs, curator (Tate Gallery-North Liverpool)
  • Apr 29 Debbie Stabenow, American politician