On This Day

Birthdays in History in April 1925

  • Apr 1 Sala Burton, American politician (Rep-D-CA, 1983-87), born in Białystok, Poland (d. 1987)
  • Apr 2 George MacDonald Fraser, British poet and author (Flashman at the Charge), born in Carlisle, England (d. 2008)
  • Apr 3 Tony Benn, British politcian, Minister of Technology and President of the Stop the War Coalition, born in Marylebone, London (d. 2014)
  • Apr 4 Claude Wagner, French-Canadian politician and judge, born in Shawinigan, Quebec, Canada (d. 1979)
  • Apr 4 Emmett Williams, American poet, born in Greenville, South Carolina (d. 2007)
  • Apr 4 Mother Divine [Edna Rose Ritchings], cult leader of the International Peace Mission Movement, born in Vancouver (d. 2017)
  • Apr 6 John Knox, British supreme court justice
  • Apr 6 Marcus Worsley, Lord-Lieutenant of North Yorkshire, (d. 2012)
  • Apr 9 Michael Richardson, British investment banker and advisor to Margaret Thatcher known as "Mr Privatisation", born in London (d. 2003)
  • Apr 9 Tom Jackson, British union leader (Post Office), born in Leeds, West Yorkshire (d. 2003)
  • Apr 9 Art Kane [Kanofsky], American art director (Seventeen Magazine), and portrait photographer (A Great Day In Harlem), born in New York City (d. 1995)
  • Apr 11 Johan van Zonderen, Dutch painter, born in Amsterdam (d. 1996)
  • Apr 11 Rik Kuijpers, Belgian director (Sea gulls die in the harbor), born in Mortsel, Belgium
  • Apr 11 Pierre Péladeau, Canadian businessman and founder of Quebecor, born in Montreal (d. 1997)
  • Apr 12 Johnny Jordan, English cameraman (You Only Live Twice), born in Oxfordshire, England (d. 1969)
  • Apr 12 Evelyn Berezin, American computer pioneer, invented first word processor, born in the Bronx, New York (d. 2018)
  • Apr 13 Neville Robinson, English physicist, born in West Bromwich, Staffordshire, England (d. 1996)
  • Apr 14 Abel Muzorewa, Prime Minister of Zimbabwe Rhodesia (1979-80), born in Umtali, Manicaland, Southern Rhodesia (d. 2010)
  • Apr 17 John Yates, Anglican bishop (Lambeth England), born in Burslem, Staffordshire
  • Apr 26 Frank Hahn, British economist (Hahn's Problem), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 2013)
  • Apr 26 Michele Ferrero, Italian entrepreneur (Ferrero SpA - Nutella), born in Dogliani, Piedmont (d. 2015)

About April 1925

How Old? 96 years old
Generation: Greatest Generation
Leap Year: No

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