Birthdays in History in April 1938

About April 1938

How Old? 80 years old
Generation: Traditionalist or Silent Generation

Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Aries

Birthdays in History

  • Apr 2 John Larsson, Swedish writer and 17th General of The Salvation Army, born in Sweden
  • Apr 4 Peter Attenborough, British headmaster (Charterhouse)
  • Apr 5 Nancy Holt, American artist (land art), born in Worcester, Massachusetts
  • Apr 6 Paul Daniels, British magician (The Paul Daniels Magic Show), born in South Bank, Yorkshire (d. 2016)
  • Apr 6 Frances Schreuder, American socialite convicted of murder, born in Salt Lake City, Utah (d. 2004)

Person of interestJerry Brown

Apr 7 Jerry Brown, Governor of California (D-1975-83, 2011-), born in San Francisco, California

Governor of California Jerry Brown
Governor of California
Jerry Brown

Person of interestKofi Annan

Apr 8 Kofi Annan, Ghanaian diplomat and 7th Secretary-General of the United Nations (1997-2006), born in Comassie, Gold Coast

UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan
UN Secretary-General
Kofi Annan
  • Apr 9 Viktor Chernomyrdin, Russian politician
  • Apr 11 Michael Deaver, Reagan Administration Deputy White House Chief of Staff, born in Bakersfield, California (d. 2007)
  • Apr 13 John Weston, British diplomat, representative for NATO (1992-95) and UN (1995-98)
  • Apr 14 Gloria [Dean] Randle Scott, American educator/pres (Beaumont College)
  • Apr 15 Carles Marsden, professor (neurology)
  • Apr 15 Hso Khan Pha, Burmese politician
  • Apr 16 Michael Hirst, chief constable (Leicestershire England)
  • Apr 16 Gordon Wilson, Scottish politician
  • Apr 17 David Dilks, vice-chancellor (Hull U)
  • Apr 17 K M P O'Brien, archbishop (St Andrews & Edinburgh)
  • Apr 17 Ben Barnes, American politician
  • Apr 17 Kerry Wendell Thornley, co-founder of Discordianism
  • Apr 18 Andreas J "Cat" Liebenberg, supreme commander (South African army)
  • Apr 22 Adam Raphael, English journalist and author
  • Apr 23 Leonard Ernest John Chant, social worker, born in Yeovil, Somerset (d. 1995)
  • Apr 23 Steve Symms, American politician, U.S. House of Representatives from Idaho, born in Nampa, Idaho
  • Apr 25 Ton Schulten, Dutch painter (landscapes using bright blocks of colour), born in Ootmarsum, Overijssel, Netherlands
  • Apr 25 Roger Boisjoly, American aerodynamicist (anticipated challenger disaster), born in Lowell, Massachusetts (d. 2012)
  • Apr 26 Willie Wood, Scottish bowls player, born in Haddington, East Lothian
  • Apr 27 Earl Anthony, American professional bowler (PBA money champ 1974-6, 1981-3), born in Tacoma, Washington (d. 2001)
  • Apr 28 Beverly F Albert, architect
  • Apr 29 Bernard "Bernie" Madoff, American fraudster and financier (commited largest fraud in US history, born in Queens, New York
  • Apr 30 Larry [Van Cott] Niven, American sci-fi author (5 Hugo, Neutron Star)