On This Day

Famous People Born in April 1861

  • Apr 9 Charles Holroyd, English artist and curator, Director of the National Gallery (1906-16), born in Potternewton, Leeds (d. 1917)
  • Apr 15 Bliss Carman, Canadian poet, born in Fredericton, New Brunswick (d. 1929)
  • Apr 16 Isaac Murphy, American jockey (won 628 races), born in Clark County, Kentucky (d. 1896)
  • Apr 19 Edward Vermeulen, Flemish writer, born in Beselare, Belgium (d. 1934)
  • Apr 23 Edmund Allenby, Viscount Allenby, British Fieldmarshal, General at Battle of Megiddo, born in Brackenhurst, England (d. 1936)
  • Apr 27 Georgy Catoire, Russian composer, born in Moscow, Russia (d. 1926)
  • Apr 27 Johan Skjoldborg, Danish writer (Dynaes-Digte), born in Øsløs, Thisted, Denmark (d. 1936)