On This Day

Famous People Born in April 1873

  • Apr 1 Sergei Rachmaninoff, Novgorod Russia, composer (Prelude in C# Minor)
  • Apr 7 John McGraw, American Baseball Hall of Fame infielder/manager (manager NY Giants World Series champions 1905, 21-22), born in Truxton, New York (d. 1934)
  • Apr 11 Edward Lawson, Scottish recipient of the Victoria Cross, born in Newcastle upon Tyne, England (d. 1955)
  • Apr 13 Theodore F. Morse, American composer, born in Washington, D.C. (d. 1924)
  • Apr 13 John W. Davis, American politician and United States Ambassador to the United Kingdom, born in Clarksburg, West Virginia (d. 1955)
  • Apr 14 Viktor Josef Keldorfer, Austrian composer, born in Salzburg, Austria (d. 1959)
  • Apr 15 Juliette Atkinson, American tennis player (US Nat C'ship 1895, 97-98), born in Rahway, New Jersey (d. 1944)
  • Apr 18 Jean Roger-Ducasse, French composer, born in Bordeaux, France (d. 1954)
  • Apr 19 Sydney Barnes, English cricketer (27 Tests for England, 189 wickets) and probably England's greatest bowler, born in Smethwick, England (d. 1967)
  • Apr 22 Ellen Anderson Glasgow, American novelist (Ancient Law, Pulitzer-1942), born in Richmond, Virginia (d. 1945)
  • Apr 24 Theodor Korner von Siegringen, 5th President of Austria (1951-57), born in Újszőny by Komorn, Austria-Hungary (d. 1957)
  • Apr 25 Walter de la Mare, British poet and author (The Listeners, Memoirs of a Midget), born in Charlton, Kent (d. 1956)
  • Apr 26 Otto zur Linde, German author (Charon), born in Essen, Germany (d. 1938)
  • Apr 27 Harry O'Connor, American actor (Stranger than Fiction, The Long Lane's Turning), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1971)
  • Apr 28 Harold Bauer, English-American pianist (Beethoven-Association), born in Kingston, England (d. 1951)
  • Apr 29 Alida Tartaud-Klein, Dutch actress and nomination artist (Rotterdam Stage), born in Amsterdam (d. 1938)