On This Day

Famous Birthdays on April 23 (Part 2)

  • 1967 Rheal Cormier, Canadian baseball pitcher (Montreal Expos), born in Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada

Person of interestTimothy McVeigh

1968 Timothy McVeigh, American Oklahoma City bomber and terrorist, born in Lockport, New York (d. 2001)

Oklahoma City Bomber and Terrorist Timothy McVeigh
Oklahoma City Bomber and Terrorist
Timothy McVeigh
  • 1968 Aisha bint Al Hussein, Princess of Jordan, twin of Princess Zein and sister of King Abdullah II, born in Amman, Jordan
  • 1968 Zein bint Al Hussein, Princess of Jordan, twin of Princess Aisha and sister of King Abdullah II, born in Amman, Jordan
  • 1968 Charles Stanton "Stan" Frazier, American musician, record producer, songwriter and restaurateur (Sugar Ray), born in Newport Beach, California
  • 1969 Martín López-Zubero, Spanish backstroke swimmer (world record 200m), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • 1969 Nadeem Shahid, English cricketer, born in Karachi, Pakistan
  • 1969 Yelena Shushunova, Russian gymnast (1988 Olympic Champion), born in Leningrad, Soviet Union (d. 2018)
  • 1969 Richard Wolstencroft, Australian filmmaker and founder of the Melbourne Underground Film Festival (MUFF), born in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • 1969 Manoj Bajpayee [Bajpai], Indian actor (Satya, Road), born in Narkatiaganj, Bihar
  • 1970 Cristiano Caratti, Italian tennis star (1987 Orange Bowl boys doubles), born in Acqui Terme, Italy
  • 1970 Scott Bairstow, Canadian actor (Lonesome Series: The Dove), born in Steinbach, Manitoba, Canada
  • 1970 Dennis Culp, American singer and songwriter, born in Denver, Colorado
  • 1970 Sadao Abe, Japanese actor (Team Medical Dragon), born in Matsudo, Chiba Prefecture, Japan
  • 1971 Chuck Adams, Pacific Palisades California, tennis star (1989 USTA Boys), born in Pacific Palisades, California
  • 1972 Rachel Hetherington, Australian golfer (ANA Inspiration 2001 runner-up, 8 LPGA Tour titles), born in Port Macquarie, NSW

  • 1972 Pierre Labrie, Canadian poet, born in Mont-Joli, Quebec
  • 1972 Patricia Manterola, Mexican singer and actress (Apuesta por un Amor), born in Mexico City, Mexico
  • 1972 Sonya Smith, Venezuelan-American actress (Cara Sucia), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1973 Derek Armstrong, Canadian NHL center (NY Islanders), born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • 1973 Patrick Poulin, Canadian NHL left wing (Tampa Bay Lightning), born in Vanier, Quebec, Canada
  • 1974 Joey Kent, American football wide receiver (Tennessee Oilers), born in Huntsville, Alabama
  • 1974 Sam Madison, American football cornerback (Miami Dolphins), born in Thomasville, Georgia
  • 1974 Bret Anderson, Canadian football slot back (BC Lions), born in New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada
  • 1974 Carlos Dengler, American musician (Interpol), born in Queens, New York
  • 1974 Barry Watson, American actor (What About Brian), born in Traverse City, Michigan
  • 1975 Jón Þór Birgisson, Icelandic musician and singer (Sigur Rós)
  • 1976 Aaron Dessner, American songwriter, musician and producer (The National),

Person of interestJohn Cena

1977 John Cena, American professional wrestler, rapper and actor (The Marine), born in West Newbury, Massachusetts

Professional Wrestler and Actor John Cena
Professional Wrestler and Actor
John Cena
  • 1977 Andruw Jones, Curaçaoan baseball player, born in Willemstad, Curaçao
  • 1977 Willie Mitchell, Canadian ice hockey player, born in Port McNeill, British Columbia, Canada

Person of interestKal Penn

1977 Kal Penn, American actor (Dr. Lawrence Kutner-House, The Namesake) and civil servant, born in Montclair, New Jersey

Actor Kal Penn
Kal Penn
  • 1977 Lee Young-Pyo, Korean footballer, born in Hongcheon, Gangwon, South Korea

Person of interestJohn Oliver

1977 John Oliver, English comedian (The Daily Show, Last Week Tonight with John Oliver), born in Birmingham, West Midlands

Comedian John Oliver
John Oliver
  • 1978 Gezahegne Abera, Ethiopian distance runner (Olympic gold marathon 2000, World C'ship gold 2001), born in Etya, Ethiopia
  • 1979 Barry Fratelli, Scottish bassist (The Fratellis), born in Glasgow, Scotland

  • 1979 Yana Gupta, Czech actress and author (How To Love Your Body And Get The Body You Love), born in Brno, Czechoslovakia
  • 1979 Jaime King, American model and actress (Bulletproof Monk), born in Omaha, Nebraska
  • 1979 Lauri Ylönen, Finnish singer and songwriter (The Rasmus), born in Helsinki, Finland
  • 1981 Gabriella Windsor, daughter of Prince and Princess Michael of Kent, born in St. Mary's Hospital, London
  • 1981 Sean Henn, American baseball player (NY Yankees), born in Fort Worth, Texas
  • 1981 Joanna Krupa, Polish-American supermodel and actress, born in Warsaw, Poland
  • 1981 Chris Sharma, American rock climber, born in Santa Cruz, California
  • 1982 Taio Cruz, English singer and record producer, born in London
  • 1983 Daniela Hantuchová, Slovakian tennis player, born in Poprad, Czechoslovakia
  • 1983 Jennifer Heil, Canadian free style skier (Olympic gold 2006), born in Spruce Grove, Alberta, Canada
  • 1984 Alexandra Kosteniuk, Russian chess grandmaster (Women's World Chess Champion 2008-10), born in Perm, Russia
  • 1985 Angel Locsin, Filipina TV and movie actress (Mulawin), born in Santa Maria, Bulacan, Philippines
  • 1986 Sven Kramer, Dutch speed skater, born in Heerenveen, Netherlands
  • 1986 Jessica Stam, Canadian supermodel, born in Kincardine, Ontario, Canada
  • 1987 Emily Fox, American cupstacking champion, born in Highlands Ranch, Colorado
  • 1988 Victor Anichebe, Nigerian footballer, born in Lagos, Nigeria
  • 1988 Alistair Brownlee, British triathlete (Olympic gold 2012, 16), born in Dewsbury, England
  • 1989 Nicole Vaidišová, Czech tennis player, born in Nuremberg, West Germany
  • 1990 Matthew Underwood, American actor (Zoey 101), born in Fort Pierce, Florida
  • 1990 Dev Patel, English actor (Slumdog Millionaire, Lion), born in London, England
  • 1995 Gigi Hadid [Jelena Noura Hadid], American fashion model, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1996 Josh Kiszka, American vocalist (Greta Van Fleet), born in Frankenmuth, Michigan
  • 1996 Jake Kiszka, American guitarist (Greta Van Fleet), born in Frankenmuth, Michigan

Person of interestChloe Kim

2000 Chloe Kim, American snowboarder (Olympic Gold 2018), born in Torrance, California

Snowboarder Chloe Kim
Chloe Kim
  • 2018 Prince Louis of Cambridge, English son of Prince William and Duchess of Cambridge, born in London