On This Day

Birthdays in History in April 1950

  • Apr 1 Ed[uardus] HTM Nijpels, Dutch minister of Environment (VVD)
  • Apr 1 Leonard van Spirit, Dutch-British food magnate
  • Apr 1 Samuel Alito, U.S. Supreme Court Justice (2006-), born in Trenton, New Jersey
  • Apr 5 Franklin Chang-Diaz, Costa Rican-Chinese American NASA astronaut (STS 61C, 34,46,60,75, sk:91), born in San José, Costa Rica
  • Apr 6 Dennis E Eckart, (Rep-D-OH, 1981- )
  • Apr 9 Kenneth Cockrell, American astronaut (STS 56, 69, 80), born in Austin, Texas
  • Apr 10 Barry M. Riemer, American author (The Great American Con Machine)
  • Apr 12 Kari Palaste, Finnish architect, born in Kajaani, Finland
  • Apr 12 Flavio Briatore, Italian businessman and F1 team principal (Renault F1), born in Verzuolo, Italy
  • Apr 12 Joyce Banda, President of Malawi (2012-2014), born in Malemia, Nyasaland
  • Apr 14 Francis Collins, American scientist who led the Human Genome Project, born in Staunton, Virgibia
  • Apr 18 Bill Sudderth III, American trumpeteer (Atlantic Star-Touch 4 Leaf Clover)
  • Apr 20 Itumeleng J. Mosala, South African president (Azanian People's Org)
  • Apr 20 Steve Erickson, American novelist (American Nomad), born in Santa Monica, California
  • Apr 20 Nara Chandrababu Naidu, Indian politician, born in Naravaripalli, India
  • Apr 22 Lewis Biggs, curator (Tate Gallery-North Liverpool)
  • Apr 29 Debbie Stabenow, American politician

About April 1950

How Old? 70 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer
Leap Year: No

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