Birthdays in History in April 1921

  • Apr 4 Willem J "Wim" the Villiers, South African minister of Administration
  • Apr 5 Patricia Ford, Lady Fisher, Irish politician and founder (British Women Caring Trust), born in Donaghadee, County Down, Ireland (d. 1995)
  • Apr 6 Franta Belsky, British sculptor
  • Apr 6 Lord Moore of Wolvercote [Philip Brian Cecil Moore], Private Secretary to the Sovereign (UK)
  • Apr 9 Yitzhak Navon, President of Israel (1978-83), born in Jerusalem, British Mandate of Palestine (d. 2015)
  • Apr 10 Peter Herbert Penwarden, English priest, born in Walthamstow, England (d. 1995)
  • Apr 11 Martin Buckmaster, 3rd Viscount Buckmaster, British diplomat
  • Apr 12 Alfred Mabbs, British archivist (Public Records Office), born in London (d. 2009)
  • Apr 13 Baron Thyssen-Bornemisza, industrialist
  • Apr 13 James Wilson, British Lt-General
  • Apr 13 Maxwell Henley Harris, Australian poet/publisher (Gift of Blood)
  • Apr 14 Thomas Schelling, American economist, (Nobel Prize 2005 - game-theory analysis), born in Oakland, California (d. 2016)
  • Apr 15 Georgi Timofeyevich Beregovoi, USSR, cosmonaut (Soyuz 3)
  • Apr 19 Glyn England, CEO (CEGB, Windcluster Ltd)
  • Apr 20 Donald Gunn MacRae, sociologist, born in Glasgow (d. 1997)
  • Apr 25 Jean Mogin, Belgian poet, born in Brussels, Belgium (d. 1986)
  • Apr 25 Karel Appel, Dutch painter (Vragende Children), born in Amsterdam (d. 2006)
  • Apr 26 Harry Knutton, Maj-Gen/dir-general (London City & Guilds Institute)
  • Apr 26 Margaret Gowing, professor (history, science)
  • Apr 29 Cornelis de Jager, Dutch astronomer (Sun)
  • Apr 30 Roger Easton, American scientist & inventor (GPS), born in Craftsbury, Vermont (d. 2014)