Famous People Born on April 1, 1940

Famous Birthdays

  • Annie Nightingale, English broadcaster, 1st BBC Radio 1 female presenter, born in London

Person of interestWangari Maathai

Wangari Maathai, Kenyan environmentalist and political activist, founder of the Green Belt Movement, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (2004) and Indira Gandhi Peace Prize (2006), born in Ihithe village, Kenya (d. 2011)

Environmentalist Wangari Maathai
Environmentalist
Wangari Maathai

About April 1, 1940

Day of the Week: Monday
How Old? 78 years old
Generation: Traditionalist or Silent Generation

Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Aries