Famous People Born in April 1890

  • Apr 5 Fie Carelsen [Sophia de Jong], Dutch actress (Malle Gervallen), born in Amsterdam, Netherlands (d. 1975)
  • Apr 6 André-Louis Danjon, French astronomer (invented Danjon astrolabe), born in Caen, France (d. 1967)

Anthony FokkerAnthony Fokker (1890-1939)

Apr 6 Dutch aviation pioneer and aircraft manufacturer (Eindecker monoplanes, Fokker Triplane), born in Blitar, East Java, Dutch East Indies

  • Apr 7 Marjory Stoneman Douglas, American journalist, conservationist (1st Lady of the Everglades) and women's suffrage advocate, born in Minneapolis, Minnesota (d. 1998)
  • Apr 7 Victoria Ocampo, Argentine writer and publisher (Sur magazine), born in Buenos Aires, Argentina (d. 1979)
  • Apr 11 Donna Rachele Mussolini, wife of Italian dictator Benito Mussolini, born in Predappio, Romagna, Kingdom of Italy (d. 1979)
  • Apr 13 Frank Murphy, American politician and 56th United States Attorney General, born in Harbor Beach, Michigan (d. 1949)
  • Apr 16 Fred Root, English cricket fast bowler (3 Tests, 8 wickets; Derbyshire CCC, Worcestershire CCC), born in Somercotes, England (d. 1954)
  • Apr 17 Arthemus "Art" Acord, American silent film actor and rodeo champion (Arizona Kid, Hard Fists), born in Glenwood, Utah (d. 1931)
  • Apr 18 James Rennie, Canadian actor (Lash, Little Damozel), born in Toronto, Ontario (d. 1965)
  • Apr 19 Lou Bandy [Lodewijk Ferdinand Dieben], Dutch revue-artist (Look for the Sun), born in The Hague, Netherlands (d. 1959)
  • Apr 20 Maurice Duplessis, 16th Premier of Quebec, born in Trois-Rivières, Quebec, Canada (d. 1959)
  • Apr 23 Donald Tweedy, American composer, and educator, born in Danbury, Connecticut (d. 1948)
  • Apr 23 Marcel L'Herbier, French director and screenwriter (El Dorado), born in Paris (d. 1979)
  • Apr 26 Edgar Kennedy, American actor and director (My Old Dutch), born in Monterey County, California (d. 1948)