On This Day

Famous People Born in April 1881

  • Apr 3 Alcide de Gasperi, 30th Prime Minister of Italy (1945-53), born in Pieve Tesino, Tyrol, Austria-Hungary (d. 1954)
  • Apr 3 Margaret "Daisy" Ashford, British child author who wrote "The Young Visiters" (Mister Salteena's Plan) aged 9, born in Petersham, Surrey (d. 1972)
  • Apr 4 Charles Earle Funk, American lexicographer (Funk & Wagnalls) (d. 1957)
  • Apr 8 Fernand Lamy, French composer, born in Chauvigny, France (d. 1966)
  • Apr 11 Harvey Bartlett Gaul, American composer, born in NYC, New York (d. 1945)
  • Apr 16 Edward Frederick Wood, 1st Earl of Halifax and British ambassador to US (1940-46), born in Powderham Castle, Devon, England (d. 1959)
  • Apr 17 Anton Wildgans, Austrian poet and playwright (Armut), born in Vienna (d. 1932)
  • Apr 18 Max Weber, Polish-Russian-American painter, born in BiaƂystok, Russian Empire (d. 1961)
  • Apr 20 Nikolai Myaskovsky, Russian composer (Kirov is With Us), born in Modlin Fortress, Poland (d. 1950)
  • Apr 20 Sem Dresden, Dutch composer and conductor, born in Amsterdam, Netherlands (d. 1957)
  • Apr 21 Jules-Marie Canneel, Flemish painter and caricaturist (Rocks of Oran), born in Brussels, Belgium (d. 1953)
  • Apr 22 Alexander Kerensky, Minister-Chairman of the Russian Provisional Government (1917), born in Simbirsk, Russian Empire (d. 1970)
  • Apr 23 Claude Carter, South African cricket spin bowler (19 Tests, 28 wickets), born in Durban, South Africa (d. 1952)
  • Apr 25 Hans Windisch, German New Testament scholar, born in Leipzig, Germany (d. 1935)