Famous People Born in April 1903

  • Apr 2 Lionel Chevrier, Canadian politician (Canadian Member of Parliament), born in Cornwall, Ontario (d. 1987)
  • Apr 3 Peter Huchel, German poet, born near Berlin (d. 1981)
  • Apr 5 Thomas Pitfield, British composer, born in Bolton, England (d. 1999)
  • Apr 6 Harold Edgerton, foremost high-speed photographer
  • Apr 6 Mickey Cochrane, baseball hall of fame catcher (.320 avg)
  • Apr 7 Willi Forst, Austrian actor and director (Bel Amis, Operette, Vienna Blood), born in Vienna, Austria-Hungary (d. 1980)
  • Apr 9 Gregory Pincus, American biologist and inventor (birth control pill), born in Woodbine, New Jersey (d. 1903)
  • Apr 9 Ward Bond, American actor (Wagon Train, It's a Wonderful Life), born in Benkelman, Nebraska (d. 1960)
  • Apr 9 Willem Pee, Belgian linguist, born in Bruges, Belgium (d. 1986)
  • Apr 10 Clare Boothe Luce, American politician and U.S. ambassador to Italy, born in NYC, New York (d. 1987)
  • Apr 12 Jan Tinbergen, Dutch economist (Plan of Labor, Nobel 1969), born in The Hague, Netherlands (d. 1994)
  • Apr 13 Rex Evans, British actor (Frankenstein meets the Wolfman, Zara, Matchmaker), born in Southport, Sefton, England (d. 1969)
  • Apr 15 Erich Arendt, writer [or Apr 16]
  • Apr 15 John Williams, British actor (Family Affair, Dial M for Murder), born in Chalfont St. Giles, Buckinghamshire, England (d. 1983)
  • Apr 17 Gregor Piatigorsky, Ukrainian-American cellist, born in Ekaterinoslav, Ukraine (d. 1976)
  • Apr 17 Nicolas Nabokov, Russian composer (Holy Devil), born in Lubcza, Minsk, Belarus (d. 1978)
  • Apr 17 Louis Jean Heydt, American actor (Waterfront, Gone with the Wind, The Great McGinty), born in Montclair, New Jersey (d. 1960)
  • Apr 17 Morgan Taylor, American athlete (Olympic 1924), born in Sioux City, Iowa (d. 1975)
  • Apr 18 Leonid Kinskey, Russian actor (Casablanca, Duck Soup), born in St Petersburg, Russia (d. 1998)
  • Apr 18 Yury Sergeyevich Milyutin, composer
  • Apr 19 Eliot Ness, US Federal agent "The Untouchables" (put away Al Capone), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1957)
  • Apr 21 Hans Hedtoft, premier Denmark (1947..55)
  • Apr 23 Guy Simonds, Canadian army, youngest General officer, born in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, England (d 1974)
  • Apr 24 Jose A Primo de Rivera, Spanish lawyer and politician (founder of Spanish Falange), born in Madrid, Spain (d. 1936)
  • Apr 24 Mike Michalske, American football NFL guard (NY Yankees, Green Bay Packers), born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 1983)
  • Apr 24 Siegfried Frederick Nadel, Austrian-British anthropologist (Black Byzantium), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1956)
  • Apr 25 Camilla Horn, German actress (Rebus, Vertigine, Polterabend, Matinee Idol), born in Frankfurt am Main, Hesse, Germany (d. 1996)
  • Apr 25 Carl Gustav Sparre Olsen, Norwegian composer, born in Stavanger, Norway (d. 1984)
  • Apr 25 Andrey Nikolayevich Kolmogorov, Russian mathematician (theory of probability), born in Tambov, Russia (d. 1987)
  • Apr 26 Geoffrey Worthington, Air vice-marshall
  • Apr 26 Niven Busch, US screenwriter (Postman Always Rings Twice)
  • Apr 27 Frank Belknap Long, American writer (Rim of the Unknown), born in Harlem, Manhattan (d. 1994)
  • Apr 27 Hans Kosterlitz, German-British biochemist (endorphins), born in Berlin (d. 1996)
  • Apr 29 Frank Parker, American singer (Arthur Godfrey Show, Masquerade Party), born in NYC, New York (d. 1999)
  • Apr 30 Gunther AR Raphael, German composer (Symphony Breve)