On This Day

Birthdays in History in April 1886

  • Apr 6 Osman Ali Khan, Asaf Jah VII, The Last Nizam of Hyderabad state (d. 1967)
  • Apr 8 Margaret Ayer Barnes, American playwright and writer (Years of Grace), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1967)
  • Apr 14 Edward C. Tolman, American psychologist (behaviorism), born in West Newton, Massachusetts (d. 1959)
  • Apr 14 Ernst Robert Curtius, German literature historian, born in Thann, Haut-Rhin (d. 1956)
  • Apr 15 Nikolay Gumilyov, Russian poet, born in Kronshtadt, Russia (d. 1921)
  • Apr 16 Ernst Thälmann, German communist presidential candidate, born in Hamburg, German Empire (d. 1944)
  • Apr 24 Kurt Pinthus, German-American writer, born in Erfurt (d. 1975)
  • Apr 26 Ğabdulla Tuqay, Tatar poet (Oh My Mother Tongue!), born in Quşlawıç, Kazan Governorate, Russian Empire (d. 1913)
  • Apr 28 Erich Salomon, German photographer, born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1944)