Famous People Born in April 1868

Famous Birthdays

  • Apr 1 Edmond Rostand, French poet/playwright (Cyrano de Bergerac)
  • Apr 2 Eduard Jacobs, Dutch cabaret artist, born in Amsterdam (d. 1914)
  • Apr 5 Flooi Du Toit, South African cricketer (one Test South Africa 1892), born in Jacobsdal, Orange Free State (d. 1909)

Person of interestGeorge Arliss

Apr 10 George Arliss, British actor (Devil, Green Goddess), born in London, England (d. 1946)

  • Apr 12 Akiyama Saneyuki, Japanese officer in the Imperial Japanese Navy, born in Matsuyama, Iyo Province, Japan (d. 1918)
  • Apr 13 John Blackwood McEwen, composer
  • Apr 14 Peter Behrens, German architect (d. 1940)
  • Apr 16 Joel Angel, Russian musicologist and composer (d. 1917)
  • Apr 17 Karel Rudolph Gallas, Dutch lexicographer (French Dictionary), born in Amsterdam (d. 1956)
  • Apr 18 Didericus G van Epen, genealogist (Dutch Patriciate)
  • Apr 19 Max Von Schillings, German composer/conductor (Der Pfeifertag)
  • Apr 21 Robert Herrick, American novelist (Common lot), born in Cambridge, Massachusetts (d. 1938)
  • Apr 22 Jose Vianna da Motta, composer
  • Apr 22 Archduchess Marie Valerie of Austria (d. 1924)
  • Apr 25 John Bevins Moisant, American pioneer aviator, first to cross English Channel with passenger and a cat, killed in New Orleans whose present day airport was originally name for him, born in Kankakee, Illinois (d. 1910)
  • Apr 26 Harold Sidney Harmsworth, 1st Viscount Rothermere, English newspaper (Daily Mail and Daily Mirror), born in London, England (d. 1940)
  • Apr 28 Georgy Voronoy, Russian mathematician (Voronoi diagram), born in Zhuravki, Poltava Governorate, Russian Empire (d. 1908)