Famous People Born in 1915

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 533

  • Jan 1 Francois Bondy, Swiss writer and journalist (Preuves), born in Berlin (d. 2003)
  • Jan 1 Lewis Bingham Keeble, British-born town planner, born in London, England (d. 1994)
  • Jan 2 John Hope Franklin, American historian (From Slavery to Freedom, 1995 Presidential Medal of Freedom), born in Rentiesville, Oklahoma (d. 2009)
  • Jan 2 Nick Fatool, American jazz and session drummer, born in Millbury, Massachusetts (d. 2000)
  • Jan 3 Jack Levine, American social realist painter, born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 2010),
  • Jan 3 Sid Hudson, American baseball pitcher (MLB All Star 1941, 42; Washington Senators, Boston Red Sox), born in Coalfield, Tennessee (d. 2008)
  • Jan 5 Arthur H. Robinson, Canadian-born cartographer, born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 2004)
  • Jan 5 Mabel Leigh, British potter (Shorter and Son), born in Coatesville, Indiana (d. 1971)
  • Jan 5 Uta Graf, German-American soprano and teacher, born in Karlsruhe, Baden-Württemberg, Germany; (d. 1995)
  • Jan 6 Alan Watts, British-American philosopher (Book on the Taboo), born in Chislehurst, United Kingdom (d. 1973)
  • Jan 6 Don Edwards, American politician and civil rights champion (Rep-D-CA, 1963-94), born in San Jose, California (d. 2015)
  • Jan 6 John C. Lilly, U.S. psychoanalyst & writer, born in Saint Paul, Minnesota (d. 2001)
  • Jan 7 Herman Musaph, Dutch Holocaust survivor, psychiatrist and sexologist (NVSH), born in Amsterdam, Netherlands (d. 1992)
  • Jan 8 Walker Cooper, American baseball catcher (MLB All-Star 1942–44, 46–50; World Series 1942, 44; St. Louis Cardinals), born in Atherton, Missouri (d. 1991)
  • Jan 9 Anita Louise, American actress (The Little Princess, Gorilla, My Friend Flicka), born in NYC, New York (d. 1970)
  • Jan 9 Fernando Lamas, Argentine American actor and director (Lost World, You look marvelous), born in Buenos Aires, Argentina (d. 1982)
  • Jan 10 (Woodrow Wilson) "Buddy" Johnson, American jump blues pianist, bandleader, and songwriter ("They All Say I'm The Biggest Fool"; "Since I Fell for You"), born in Darlington, South Carolina (d. 1977)
  • Jan 10 Dean Dixon, American conductor, born in Harlem, New York (d. 1975)
  • Jan 11 Robert Blair Mayne, British soldier, co-founder Special Air Service (d. 1955)
  • Jan 11 Veda Ann Borg, American model and actress (Kid Galahad, Avalanche, Accomplice), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1973)
  • Jan 12 Ernest Armstrong, British politician (L) & teacher, born in Stanley, County Durham (d. 1996)
  • Jan 12 Frank Annunzio, American politician (Rep-D-IL, 1965-93), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2001)
  • Jan 12 Joseph-Aurèle Plourde, Catholic archbishop of Ottawa, born in Saint-François-de-Madawaska, Canada (d. 2013)
  • Jan 12 Martin Agronsky, American journalist (1952 Peabody, 1961 DuPont-Columbia), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1999)
  • Jan 12 Paul Jarrico, American writer, born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1997)
  • Jan 12 Roy Ralston, British pilot (WWII bomber pilot), born in Moss Side, Manchester (d. 1996)
  • Jan 14 Andre Frossard, Catholic columnist, born in Saint-Maurice-Colombier, France (d. 1995)
  • Jan 14 Mark Goodson, American radio and TV game show producer, with Bill Todman ("I've Got A Secret"; "The Price Is Right"; "Password"), born in Sacramento, California (d. 1992)
  • Jan 18 Vassilis Tsitsanis, Greek singer, rebetiko and laïkó songwriter, and bouzouki player, born in Trikala, Greece (d. 1984)
  • Jan 19 Alvy West, American orchestra leader (Andy Williams Show), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2012)
  • Jan 20 C. W. Ceram, German/ journalist & author (March of Archaeology), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1972)
  • Jan 20 Ghulam Ishaq Khan, President of Pakistan, born in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan (d. 2006)
  • Jan 21 Alan Hewitt, American actor (Det Brennan-My Favorite Martian), born in NYC, New York (d. 1986)
  • Jan 22 Tom Burtt, New Zealand cricketer (slow left-arm bowler, took 33 wickets for NZ), born in Christchurch, New Zealand (d. 1988)
  • Jan 23 Herma Bauma, Austrian javelin thrower (Olympic gold 1948), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 2003)
  • Jan 23 Potter Stewart, United States Supreme Court justice (1958-81), born in Jackson, Michigan (d. 1985)
  • Jan 23 William Arthur Lewis, Saint Lucian economist (1979 Nobel Prize in Economics for economic development research), born in Castries, Saint Lucia (d. 1991) [1]
  • Jan 24 Robert Motherwell, American painter (Elegies to the Spanish Republic), born in Aberdeen, Washington (d. 1991)
  • Jan 24 Vitezslava Kapralova, Czech composer, born in Brno, Czechia (d. 1940)
  • Jan 25 Ewan MacColl, Scottish folk singer-songwriter (The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face), born in Broughton, United Kingdom (d. 1989)
  • Jan 25 Michael Duane, British progressive educationalist & author, born in Galway, Ireland (d. 1997)
  • Jan 26 William Hopper, American actor (Perry Mason, The Bad Seed, Rebel Without a Cause), born in NYC, New York (d. 1970)
  • Jan 27 Jack Brymer, British classical clarinetist (Royal Philharmonic; BBC Symphony; London Symphony), and teacher, born in South Shields, England (d. 2003)
  • Jan 29 Fred Ramsey, American jazz writer, born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 1995)
  • Jan 29 Halfdan Rasmussen, Danish poet (wrote about social issues and nonsense verse for children), born in Copenhagen, Denmark (d. 2002)
  • Jan 29 John Serry, Sr., American musician and arranger (d. 2003)
  • Jan 30 Dorothy Dell [Goff], American child actress (Little Miss Marker, Wharf Angel), born in Hattiesburg, Mississippi (d. 1934)
  • Jan 30 Joachim Peiper, German SS officer, born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1976)
  • Jan 30 John Profumo, British cabinet minister (Profumo scandal), born in London, England (d. 2006)
  • Jan 31 Alan Lomax, American ethno-musicologist, and folklorist (Library of Congress Archive of American Folk Song), born in Austin, Texas (d. 2002)
  • Jan 31 Bobby Hackett, American jazz cornetist, trumpeter (Glenn Miller; Benny Goodman; Jackie Gleason), and orchestra leader (Air Time '57), born in Providence, Rhode Island (d. 1976)
  • Jan 31 Garry Moore [Thomas Garrison Morfit], American radio and TV variety and game show host (I've Got a Secret), born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 1993)

Thomas MertonThomas Merton (1915-1968)

Jan 31 French-American Catholic writer and Trappist monk (7 Story Mountain), born in Prades, Pyrénées-Orientales, France

  • Jan 31 William Crosbie, Scottish artist, born in Hankow, China (d. 1999)
  • Feb 1 Gus Tinsley, American College Football Hall of Fame end and coach (All-American 1935, 36; coach LSU 1948-55; NFL: Chicago Cardinals), born in Ruple, Louisiana (d. 2002)
  • Feb 1 Stanley Matthews, English soccer forward (54 caps; Stoke City, Blackpool; 1st British player to be knighted), born in Stoke-on-Trent, England (d. 2000)
  • Feb 2 Abba Eban, Israeli diplomat (d. 2002)
  • Feb 2 Evert Werkman, Dutch journalist (Het Parool) (d. 1988)
  • Feb 2 Stan Leonard, Canadian golfer (3 PGA Tour titles), born in Vancouver, BC (d. 2005)
  • Feb 3 Bill Miller, American jazz pianist and arranger (Frank Sinatra, Frank Sinatra, Jr.), born in Brooklyn, NYC (d. 2006)
  • Feb 3 Jann Willem Holsbergen, author (Zakenmensen Fair as Gold)
  • Feb 3 Richard Bales, composer
  • Feb 4 Norman Wisdom, English comedian (Kraft Music Hall, Trouble In Store), born in London, England (d. 2010)
  • Feb 4 Peter Butterworth, British actor and comedian (Carry On), born in Bramhall, England (d. 1979)
  • Feb 4 Ray Evans, American lyricist with Jay Livingston,born in Salamanca, New York (d. 2007)
  • Feb 4 William Talman, American actor (Crashout, The Hitch-Hiker, Perry Mason), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 1968)

Robert HofstadterRobert Hofstadter (1915-1990)

Feb 5 American atomic physicist and Nobel laureate (electron scattering in atomic nuclei), born in NYC, New York

  • Feb 6 Derk Roemers, Dutch politician (Soc-Dem), born in Haarlem, Netherlands (d. 1983)
  • Feb 7 Eddie Bracken, American actor (Summer Stock, Young & Willing), born in Astoria, New York (d. 2002)
  • Feb 8 Georges Guetary, French singer and dancer (An American In Paris), born in Alexandria, Egypt (d. 1997)
  • Feb 9 Lennard Pearce, British actor (Only Fools and Horses....), born in Paddington, London, England (d. 1984)
  • Feb 10 Aldus Roger, American Cajun accordionist (Lafayette Playboys - "Les Haricots Sont Pas Salés"), born n Carencro, Louisiana (d. 1999)
  • Feb 11 Haakon Stotijn, Dutch oboist (VARA Orch; Orkestgebouw Orchestra)
  • Feb 11 Mervyn Levy, artist/critic
  • Feb 11 Patrick Leigh Fermor, author
  • Feb 11 Richard Hamming, American Mathematician and Computer Scientist (Hamming code), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1998)
  • Feb 12 Andrew J. Goodpaster, American general, supreme commander (NATO-Europe)
  • Feb 12 Lorne Greene [Lyon Chaim Green], Canadian actor (Bonanza - "Ben Cartwright"; Battlestar Galactica), born in Ottawa, Ontario (d. 1987)

Aung SanAung San (1915-1947)

Feb 13 Burmese general and nationalist politician, born in Natmauk, Myanmar

  • Feb 13 Lyle Bettger, American actor (The Greatest Show on Earth, Lone Ranger), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2003)
  • Feb 14 A W H Stewart-Moore, CEO (Gallaher)
  • Feb 14 Irving Gordon, American songwriter ("Unforgettable"; "Me, Myself, And I"), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1996)
  • Feb 16 Calvin Frazier, American country and Detroit blues singer-songwriter, and guitarist ("This Old World's In A Tangle"), born in Osceola, Arkansas (d. 1972)
  • Feb 16 Michael Relph, British film producer and director (d. 2004)
  • Feb 17 Homer Keller, American classical composer, born in Oxnard, California (d. 1996)
  • Feb 18 Joe Gordon, American Baseball HOF 2nd baseman (World Series 1938, 39, 41, 43 NY Yankees; 1948 Cleveland Indians; AL MVP 1942; 9 x MLB All Star), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1978)
  • Feb 18 Marcel Landowski, French composer (Un enfant appelle), born in Pont-l'Abbé, Brittany (d. 1999)
  • Feb 18 Phyllis Calvert [Bickle], British actress (Crash of Silence, The Man in Grey), born in London, England (d. 2002)
  • Feb 19 Frank Glazer, American pianist (Satie), composer and teacher (Eastman School of Music, 1965-80), born in Chester, Wisconsin (d. 2015)
  • Feb 19 John Freeman, British politician (Labour), ambassador and TV host
  • Feb 20 Chick Harbert, American golfer (PGA C'ship 1954), born in Dayton, Ohio (d. 1992)
  • Feb 20 Philip Friend, British actor (Dick Turpin, Buccaneer's Girl, Vulture, Fur Collar), born in Horsham, Sussex, England (d. 1987)
  • Feb 21 Ann Sheridan, American actress (They Drive by Night, Dodge City, Another World), born in Denton, Texas (d. 1967)
  • Feb 21 Godfrey Brown, British athlete, 4 X 400m runner (Olympic gold 1936), born in Bankura, India (d. 1995)
  • Feb 22 Dan Seymour [Daniel Seymour Katz], American actor (To Have and Have Not, We the People, Sing It Again), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1993)
  • Feb 22 Gus Lesnevich, light heavyweight boxing champ (1947 fight of year)
  • Feb 23 Heinrich Schirmbeck, German author (Das Spiegellabyrinth)
  • Feb 23 Jon Hall, American actor (Ramar of the Jungle), born in Fresno, California (d. 1979)
  • Feb 23 Paul Tibbets, US Air Force retired Brigadier General and Pilot of B-29 "Enola Gay" over Hiroshima (d. 2007)
  • Feb 24 Charles Henry "Harry" Urwin, trade unionist
  • Feb 24 Jim Ferrier, Australian golfer (PGA C'ship 1947), born in Sydney, NSW (d. 1986)
  • Feb 26 Elisabeth Eybers, South African Dutch poetess (That Woman & Other Verses)
  • Feb 26 Pran Nath Chhuttani, Indian physician and teacher, born in Leiah, Pakistan (d. 1996)
  • Feb 27 Arthur Gilson, Belgian attorney/minister of Defense (1958-..)
  • Feb 28 Peter Medawar, British biologist (1960 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine "for discovery of acquired immunological tolerance"), born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (d. 1987)
  • Feb 28 Samuel Joel "Zero" Mostel, American comedian and actor (Fiddler on the Roof, The Producers), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1977)
  • Mar 2 Lona Andre [Launa Anderson], American actress (Death in the Air, Case of Baby Sitter), born in Nashville, Tennessee (d. 1992)
  • Mar 3 George Brian Snape, businessman/rugby league entrepreneur
  • Mar 4 Carlos Surinach, Spanish-American composer, most notably of ballet music (Feast of Ashes), born in Barcelona, Spain (d. 1997)
  • Mar 4 Petrus de Jong, Dutch premier (KVP, 1967-71)
  • Mar 5 Laurent Schwartz, French mathematician (d. 2002)
  • Mar 6 Benny de Weille, German swing jazz clarinetist and bandleader, born in Lübeck, Germany (d. 1977)
  • Mar 6 Leonard Tose, owner NFL Philadelphia Eagles 1969-85, born in Bridgeport, Pennsylvania (d. 2003)
  • Mar 6 Pete Gray [Wyshner], MLB one-armed outfielder (St Louis Browns), born in Nanticoke, Pennsylvania (d. 2002)
  • Mar 6 Syedna Mohammed Burhanuddin, 52nd Da'i al Mutlaq of the Dawoodi Bohras
  • Mar 7 Jacques Chaban-Delmas, French politician, French Prime Minister and President of the National Assembly, born in Paris, France (d. 2000)
  • Mar 8 Tapio Rautavaara, Finnish athlete, actor, and singer (Me tulemme taas, Rion yö), born in Pirkkala, Finland (d. 1979)
  • Mar 8 Vivien John, English painter and daughter of Augustus John, born in Dorset (d. 1994)
  • Mar 10 Charles Groves, English conductor (Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, 1963-77), born in London (d. 1992)
  • Mar 10 Harry Bertoia, Italian-born American artist and furniture designer (d. 1978)
  • Mar 11 J. C. R. Licklider, American computer scientist and Internet pioneer (d. 1990)
  • Mar 11 Karl Krolow, German poet and translator, born in Hannover (d. 1999)
  • Mar 11 Vijay Hazare, cricketer (prolific Indian batsman 1946-54)
  • Mar 12 Alberto Burri, Italian physician/sculptor/abstract painter
  • Mar 12 Red Byron, American auto racer (NASCAR Strictly Stock Series C'ship 1949), born in Plasterco, Virginia (d. 1960)
  • Mar 14 Alexander Brott, Canadian violinist, conductor, educator, and composer (McGill Chamber Orchestra), born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 2005)
  • Mar 14 Eunice Katunda, Brazilian pianist and composer, born in Rio de Janeiro (d. 1990)
  • Mar 14 Kenneth Rowntree, British artist, born in Scarborough, England (d. 1997)
  • Mar 15 David Schoenbrun, CBS broadcast bureau head (Wash, Paris)
  • Mar 15 Richard Ward, African American actor (Death of a Salesman, Beacon Hill), born in Glenside Pennsylvania (d. 1979)
  • Mar 17 Hans Namuth, German-American photographer (Todos Santos, Guatemala)
  • Mar 17 Henry Bumstead, American art director (d. 2006)
  • Mar 17 William "Bill" Roycroft, Australian equestrian 3 day (Olympic bronze 1976), born in Melbourne, Australia (d. 2011)
  • Mar 18 Richard Condon, American author (The Manchurian Candidate), born in New York City (d. 1996)
  • Mar 19 Norman Yardley, English cricket batsman and captain (20 Tests; Wisden Cricketer of the Year 1948), born in Barnsley, Yorkshire (d. 1989)
  • Mar 19 Robert G. Cole, American Paratrooper of the 101st, 502nd division (d. 1944)
  • Mar 20 Rudolf Kirchschläger, President of Austria (d. 2000)
  • Mar 20 Sister Rosetta Tharpe [Nubin], American gospel and R&B singer, songwriter, and electric guitarist ("This Train"; "Down By The Riverside"), born in Cotton Plant, Arkansas, (d. 1973)
  • Mar 20 Stan Spence, American baseball center fielder (MLB All-Star 1942, 44, 46, 47; Boston Red Sox, Washington Senators, St. Louis Browns), born in South Portsmouth, Kentucky (d. 1983)
  • Mar 20 Sviatoslav Richter, Soviet pianist considered one of the greatest pianists of the 20th century, born in Zhytomyr, Ukraine, Russian Empire (d. 1997)
  • Mar 22 Fen Cresswell, New Zealand cricket slow bower (3 Tests, 13 wickets; Wellington, Central Districts), born in Wanganui, New Zealand (d. 1966)
  • Mar 22 Forest 'Bud' Sagendorf, American cartoonist (Popeye), born in Wenatchee, Washington (d. 1994)
  • Mar 22 Georgiy Zhzhonov, Russian actor and writer (The Secret Agent's Blunder), born in Petrograd, Russian Empire (d. 2005)
  • Mar 23 Francis Berry, poet/Shakespearean scholar
  • Mar 23 Vasily Zaitsev, Soviet World War II hero (d. 1991)
  • Mar 24 Gorgeous George, American professional wrestler (d. 1963)
  • Mar 25 Dick Winslow, American actor (Tom Sawyer, Mutiny on the Bounty), born in Jennings, Louisiana (d. 1991)
  • Mar 27 Robert Lockwood Jr., American blues guitarist, born in Turkey Scratch, Arkansas (d. 2006)
  • Mar 28 Jay Livingston, American composer ("Buttons & Bows"; "Mona Lisa"; "Tammy"), born in McDonald, Pennsylvania (d. 2001)
  • Mar 28 Ray Emery, New Zealand cricketer (NZ Test batsman vs West Indies 1952), born in Auckland (d. 1982)
  • Mar 28 Selma Rubin, American environmental activist (Earth Day co-founder), born in Toledo, Ohio (d. 2012)
  • Mar 29 George Chisholm, Scottish jazz trombonist, born in Glasgow (d. 1997)
  • Mar 31 Eliseo Morales Pajaro, composer
  • Mar 31 Henry Morgan, American comedian and TV panelist (I've Got a Secret, Arena), born in NYC, New York (d. 1994)
  • Mar 31 Jack Perry, English businessman and the 1st Western business person to visit Communist China, born in London (d. 1996) [1]
  • Mar 31 Shoichi Yokoi, Japanese military man (d. 1997)
  • Apr 1 Art Lund, American pop baritone singer ("Mam'selle"), screen and stage actor (Fiorello!), born in Salt Lake City, Utah (d. 1990)
  • Apr 1 Jeff Heath, Canadian baseball outfielder (MLB All Star 1941, 43, 45; Cleveland Indians), born in Fort William, Ontario (d. 1975)
  • Apr 1 Otto Wilhelm Fischer, Austrian actor (Helden, Ich suche dich), born in Klosterneuburg, Austria-Hungary (d. 2004)
  • Apr 2 Al Barlick, American Baseball Hall of Fame umpire (7 x World Series; 7 x MLB All Star games), born in Springfield, Illinois (d. 1995)
  • Apr 2 Antony Dornhorst, British physician and Professor of Medicine, born in Woodford, Essex, England (d. 2003)
  • Apr 2 Arthur Ballard, English artist, born in Liverpool, England (d. 1994)
  • Apr 3 İhsan Doğramacı, Turkish paediatrician, academic and the founder of YÖK, born in Arbil, Ottoman Empire (d. 2010)
  • Apr 3 Paul Touvier, French Nazi collaborator in World War II called the "Hangman of Lyon" and convicted war criminal, born in Saint-Vincent-sur-Jabron, France (d. 1996)
  • Apr 4 Jan Drda, Czech writer (Nema Barikada, Mestecko Na Dlani), born in Příbram, Czech Republic (d. 1970)
  • Apr 4 Lars Ahlin, Swedish writer (My Death is My Own), born in Sundsvall, Sweden (d. 1997)

Billie HolidayBillie Holiday (1915-1959)

Apr 7 American jazz singer ("I've Got My Love to Keep Me Warm"; "Strange Fruit"), and songwriter ("God Bless The Child"; "Lady Sings the Blues"), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania [1]

  • Apr 7 Henry Kuttner, American sci-fi author (Dark World, As You Were)
  • Apr 7 Stanley Adams, American character actor (Star Trek - "Cyrano Jones"; Breakfast at Tiffany's; Lilies of the Field), born in NYC, New York (d. 1977)
  • Apr 9 Albert Rémy, French actor (Grand Prix, The 400 Blows, The Train), born in Sèvres, Seine, France (d. 1967)
  • Apr 9 Bob Quinn, Australian Football Hall of Fame rover (All Australian captain 1947; SA captain 1945-47; Magarey Medal 1938, 45; Port Adelaide FC), born in Adelaide, South Australia (d. 2008)
  • Apr 9 Daniel Johnson, Sr., Canadian politician, 20th Premier of Quebec, born in Danville, Quebec, Canada (d. 1968)

Harry MorganHarry Morgan (1915-2011)

Apr 10 American actor (December Bride; M*A*S*H, 1975-83 - "Col. Sherman Potter"; AfterMASH; Dragnet - "Bill Gannon"), born in Detroit, Michigan

  • Apr 10 Leo Vroman, Dutch-American hematologist and poet, born in Gouda, Netherlands (d. 2014)
  • Apr 11 Pat Hanlon, British cyclist, born in Newport, Cardiganshire (d. 1997)
  • Apr 12 Emil Petaja, American sci-fi author (Star Mill, Tramontane), born in Milltown, Missoula County, Montana (d. 2000)
  • Apr 12 Ernest Borneman, German sexual researcher, psychotherapist, musician and writer (Bang, You're Dead), born in Berlin (d. 1995)
  • Apr 12 Hound Dog Taylor [Theodore Roosevelt], American Chicago blues guitarist and singer, born in Natchez, Mississippi (d. 1975)
  • Apr 13 Bert Peleman, Flemish writer, born in Puurs, Antwerp, Belgium (d. 1995)
  • Apr 13 Bob Devaney, American College Football Hall of Fame coach (National C'ship, University of Nebraska 1970, 71; University of Wyoming; career record 136–30–7), born in Saginaw, Michigan (d. 1997)
  • Apr 13 Rederic Coote, British Anglican Bishop (Colchester) (d. 2000)
  • Apr 13 Stephan Hermlin, German writer, born in Chemnitz, Germany (d. 1997)
  • Apr 13 Tom Greenshields, English sculptor, born in Devon, England (d. 1994)
  • Apr 15 Elizabeth Catlett, African-American sculptor and print maker (Mother and Child), born in Washington, D.C. (d. 2012)
  • Apr 16 Dany Tuijnman, Dutch politician (Minister of Transport and Water Management), born in Middelburg, Netherlands (d. 1992)
  • Apr 16 Gerard McLarnon, British-Irish actor and writer (The Wrestler's Honeymoon), born in Clitheroe, Lancashire (d. 1997)
  • Apr 16 Joan Alexander [Louise Abrass], American actress (The New Adventures of Superman, The Tales of Hoffmann), born in St. Paul, Minnesota (d. 2009)
  • Apr 17 Joe Foss, American fighter ace, football executive (Medal of Honor-1943; first commissioner American Football League) and politician, born in Sioux Falls, South Dakota (d. 2003)
  • Apr 18 Joy Davidman, American poet, writer and wife of C. S. Lewis, born in NYC, New York (d. 1960)
  • Apr 19 Dorian Le Gallienne, Australian composer (Four Holy Sonnets of John Donne; Jinker Ride), born in Melbourne, Australia (d. 1963)
  • Apr 19 Harry Craft, American MLB baseball player and manager, born in Ellisville, Mississippi (d. 1995)
  • Apr 20 Joseph Wolpe, South African psychotherapist, born in Johannesburg, South Africa (d. 1997)
  • Apr 21 Andor Kovach, Romanian composer (Médée), born in Transylvania, Hungary, Austro-Hungarian Empire (d. 2005)
  • Apr 21 Antonio "Anthony" Quinn, Mexican actor (Zorba the Greek, Lawrence of Arabia, Lust for Life), born in Chihuahua, Mexico (d. 2001)
  • Apr 21 Frick [W Groebli], Swiss clown, Frick & Frack)
  • Apr 22 Dick Dudley, American TV host (Village Barn), born in Louisville, Kentucky (d. 2000)
  • Apr 22 Edward Larrabee Barnes, American architect (Walker Art Center), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2004)
  • Apr 23 Arnold Hall, British aeronautical engineer, born in Liverpool, England (d. 2000)
  • Apr 25 Aksel Quintus Bosz, Surinamese lawyer, born in Pasuruan, Java, Indonesia (d. 1993)
  • Apr 25 William Goyen, American writer, born in Trinity, Texas (d. 1983)

About 1915

Chinese Zodiac: Tiger (Jan 16, 1914 - Feb 13, 1915),
Rabbit (Feb 14, 1915 - Feb 2, 1916)