On This Day

Birthdays in History in April 1913

  • Apr 3 F H Tate, vice-CEO (Tate & Lyle)
  • Apr 3 Per Borten, 18th Prime Minister of Norway (1965-71), born in Flå, Sør-Trøndelag, Norway (d. 2005)
  • Apr 4 Jerome Weidman, American writer (Tenderloin), born in NYC, New York (d. 1998)
  • Apr 4 Jules Léger, Canadian diplomat and Governor General of Canada, born in Saint-Anicet, Quebec (d. 1980)
  • Apr 5 Father Alan Cheales, Dominican priest for 33 years, born in Zimbabwe (d. 1996)
  • Apr 7 Charles Vanik, American politician (d. 2007)
  • Apr 8 Hubertus Ernst, Dutch Roman Catholic bishop of Breda, born in Breda, Netherlands (d. 2017)
  • Apr 10 Stefan Heym, German-American author (Crusaders, Family Benda), born in Chemnitz, German Empire (d. 2001)
  • Apr 10 Steven Nagy, American bowler (first televised perfect game [300}, 1954; ABC Hall of Fame 1963), born in Shoaf, Pennsylvania (d. 1966)
  • Apr 11 Oleg Cassini, American fashion designer (for Jackie Kennedy), born in Paris, France (d. 2006)
  • Apr 12 Keiko Fukuda, Japanese-born American martial artist, born in Tokyo, Japan (d. 2013)
  • Apr 13 Bernard Chacksfield, British Air Vice-Marshal, born in Ilford, Essex (d. 1999)
  • Apr 16 Charles McLaren, 3rd Baron Aberconway, British industrialist and CEO (John Brown & Co) (d. 2003)
  • Apr 18 Susan Bosence, British textile designer and blockprinter, born in Luton, Bedfordshire (d. 1996)
  • Apr 21 Choh Hao Li, bio-chemist professor, isolated growth hormones)
  • Apr 21 Kai-Uwe von Hassel, German politician
  • Apr 21 Norman Parkinson, English fashion photographer (Harper's Bazaar), born in London (d. 1990)
  • Apr 27 Philip Abelson, American physicist and Nobel Prize Laureate, born in Tacoma, Washington (d. 2004)
  • Apr 30 Bernard Charles Sendall, deputy director general of British Independent Television Authority (d. 1996)
  • Apr 30 Edith Fowke, Canadian folklorist, born in Lumsden, Saskatchewan, Canada (d. 1996)

About April 1913

How Old? 107 or 108 years old
Generation: Greatest Generation
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Signs: Aries (Mar 21 - Apr 19), Taurus (Apr 20 - May 20)