On This Day

Birthdays in History in April 1871

  • Apr 3 Jose Juan Tablada, Mexican poet (El Florilegio), born in Mexico City (d. 1941)
  • Apr 5 Mirko Seljan, Croatian explorer, born in Karlovac, Croatia (d. 1913)
  • Apr 6 Alexander, grandson of England's Queen Victoria
  • Apr 8 Clarence Hudson White, American photographer, born in Newark, Ohio (d. 1925)
  • Apr 12 Ioannis Metaxas, Greek general and dictator (1936-41), born in Ithaca, Greece (d. 1941)
  • Apr 16 John Millington Synge, Irish dramatist and poet (Riders to the Sea), born in Rathfarnham, County Dublin, Ireland (d. 1909)
  • Apr 29 William Stern, German-American philosopher (Intelligence of Children), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1938)