Tuesday, April 28, 2015

April 28 Birthdays

32 – Otho, Roman emperor (d. 69 AD)
1442 – Edward IV of England (d. 1483)
1545 – Yi Sun-sin, Korean commander (d. 1598)
1630 – Charles Cotton, English poet (d. 1687)
1652 – Magdalena Sibylla of Hesse-Darmstadt (d. 1712)
1686 – Michael Brokoff, Czech sculptor (d. 1721)
1715 – Franz Sparry, Austrian composer (d. 1767)
1758 – James Monroe, American soldier, lawyer, and politician, 5th President of the United States (d. 1831)
1765 – Sylvestre François Lacroix, French mathematician (d. 1834)
1819 – Ezra Abbot, American scholar (d. 1884)
1827 – William Hall, Canadian soldier, awarded the Victoria Cross (d. 1904)
1838 – Tobias Asser, Dutch lawyer and scholar, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1913)
1848 – Ludvig Schytte, Danish composer, pianist, and teacher (d. 1909)
1855 – José Malhoa, Portuguese painter (d. 1933)
1863 – Josiah Thomas, English-Australian miner and politician (d. 1933)
1865 – Charles W. Woodworth, American entomologist (d. 1940)
1868 – Lucy Booth, English songwriter (d. 1953)
1868 – Hélène de Pourtalès, Swiss sailor (d. 1945)
1868 – Georgy Voronoy, Ukrainian-Russian mathematician (d. 1908)
1870 – August Schmierer, German rugby player
1874 – Karl Kraus, Austrian journalist and author (d. 1936)
1874 – Sidney Toler, American actor and director (d. 1947)
1876 – Nicola Romeo, Italian engineer and businessman (d. 1938)
1878 – Lionel Barrymore, American actor and director (d. 1954)
1886 – Art Shaw, American hurdler (d. 1955)
1888 – Walter Tull, English footballer (d. 1918)
1889 – António de Oliveira Salazar, Portuguese politician, 100th Prime Minister of Portugal (d. 1970)
1897 – Ye Jianying, Chinese general and politician (d. 1986)
1900 – Heinrich Müller, German SS officer (d. 1945)
1900 – Jan Oort, Dutch astronomer (d. 1992)
1901 – Henry Stallard, English runner (d. 1973)
1902 – Johan Borgen, Norwegian author and critic (d. 1979)
1906 – Pierre Boileau, French author (d. 1989)
1906 – Kurt Gödel, Czech-American mathematician (d. 1978)
1906 – Paul Sacher, Swiss conductor (d. 1999)
1908 – Ethel Catherwood, Canadian high jumper (d. 1987)
1908 – Oskar Schindler, Czech-German businessman (d. 1974)
1909 – Arthur Võõbus, Estonian-American theologist and orientalist (d. 1988)
1910 – Sam Merwin, Jr., American author (d. 1996)
1911 – Lee Falk, American director, producer, and playwright (d. 1999)
1912 – Odette Hallowes, French soldier (d. 1995)
1912 – Kaneto Shindō, Japanese director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2012)
1912 – József Sir, Hungarian sprinter (d. 1996)
1914 – Philip E. High, English author (d. 2006)
1916 – Ferruccio Lamborghini, Italian businessman, created Lamborghini (d. 1993)
1921 – Rowland Evans, American journalist (d. 2001)
1921 – Simin Daneshvar, Iranian author and academic (d. 2012)
1923 – Carolyn Cassady, American author (d. 2013)
1923 – William Guarnere, American sergeant (d. 2014)
1924 – Dick Ayers, American author and illustrator (d. 2014)
1924 – Donatas Banionis, Lithuanian actor (d. 2014)
1924 – Blossom Dearie, American singer and pianist, (d. 2009)
1924 – Kenneth Kaunda, Zambian educator and politician, 1st President of Zambia
1925 – T. John Lesinski, American judge and politician, 51st Lieutenant Governor of Michigan (d. 1996)
1925 – John Leonard Thorn, English author and academic
1926 – Bill Blackbeard, American author (d. 2011)
1926 – Harper Lee, American author
1928 – Yves Klein, French painter (d. 1962)
1928 – Eugene Merle Shoemaker, American geologist (d. 1997)
1930 – James Baker, American lawyer and politician, 61st United States Secretary of State
1930 – Carolyn Jones, American actress (d. 1983)
1930 – Richard C. Sarafian, American actor, director, and screenwriter (d. 2013)
1932 – Brownie Ledbetter, American activist (d. 2010)
1933 – Miodrag Radulovacki, Serbian-American neuropharmacologist and academic (d. 2014)
1934 – Lois Duncan, American author
1934 – Diane Johnson, American-French author
1935 – Jimmy Wray, Scottish politician (d. 2013)
1937 – Saddam Hussein, Iraqi politician, 5th President of Iraq (d. 2006)
1937 – Jean Redpath, Scottish-American singer-songwriter (d. 2014)
1937 – John White, Scottish footballer (d. 1964)
1938 – Madge Sinclair, Jamaican-American actress (d. 1995)
1941 – Ann-Margret, Swedish-American actress, singer, and dancer
1941 – Lucien Aimar, French cyclist
1941 – Indus Arthur, American actress (d. 1984)
1941 – John Madejski, English businessman
1941 – Nico Mastorakis, Greek director and producer
1941 – Flynn Robinson, American basketball player (d. 2013)
1941 – Karl Barry Sharpless, American chemist, Nobel Prize laureate
1941 – Iryna Zhylenko, Ukrainian poet (d. 2013)
1942 – Mike Brearley, English cricketer
1943 – Jacques Dutronc, French singer-songwriter, guitarist, producer, and actor
1943 – Yoav Talmi, Israeli composer and conductor
1943 – Jeffrey Tate, English conductor
1944 – Elizabeth LeCompte, American director and producer
1944 – Jean-Claude Van Cauwenberghe, Belgian politician, 10th Minister-President of the Walloon Region
1944 – Alice Waters, American chef and author
1946 – Ginette Reno, Canadian singer-songwriter and actress
1946 – Larissa Grunig, American theorist and activist
1947 – Christian Jacq, French historian and author
1947 – Nicola LeFanu, English composer and academic
1948 – Dorothée Berryman, Canadian actress and singer
1948 – Terry Pratchett, English journalist, author, and screenwriter (d. 2015)
1948 – Marcia Strassman, American actress and singer (d. 2014)
1949 – Jeremy Cooke, English judge
1949 – Paul Guilfoyle, American actor
1949 – Bruno Kirby, American actor (d. 2006)
1949 – Indian Larry, American motorcycle rider and builder (d. 2004)
1950 – Willie Colón, Puerto Rican trombonist and producer (Fania All-Stars)
1950 – Jay Leno, American comedian, talk show host, and producer
1950 – Steve Rider, English television host
1951 – Tim Congdon, English economist
1951 – Larry Smith, Canadian football player and politician
1951 – Silvi Vrait, Estonian singer (d. 2013)
1952 – Chuck Leavell, American singer-songwriter and keyboard player
1952 – Mary McDonnell, American actress
1953 – Roberto Bolaño, Chilean author and poet (d. 2003)
1953 – Kim Gordon, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (Sonic Youth, Ciccone Youth, and Free Kitten)
1953 – Brian Greenhoff, English footballer (d. 2013)
1954 – Timothy Curley, American educator
1954 – Vic Sotto, Filipino actor and producer
1954 – Michael P. Jackson, 3rd Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security
1954 – Ron Zook, American football player and coach
1955 – Nicky Gumbel, English priest and author
1955 – Dieter Rubach, German bassist and producer (Accept and U.D.O.)
1956 – Jimmy Barnes, Scottish-Australian singer-songwriter and guitarist (Cold Chisel, Fraternity, and Living Loud)
1957 – Wilma Landkroon, Dutch singer
1958 – Nancy Lee Grahn, American actress
1958 – Hal Sutton, American golfer
1959 – Erhard Loretan, Swiss mountaineer (d. 2011)
1960 – Steven Blum, American voice actor
1960 – John Cerutti, American baseball player and sportscaster (d. 2004)
1960 – Elena Kagan, American academic, lawyer, and jurist
1960 – Phil King, English bass player (Lush and The Jesus and Mary Chain)
1960 – Ian Rankin, Scottish author
1960 – Jón Páll Sigmarsson, Icelandic strongman and weightlifter (d. 1993)
1960 – Walter Zenga, Italian footballer and manager
1961 – Futoshi Matsunaga, Japanese serial killer
1961 – Anna Oxa, Italian singer
1963 – Sandrine Dumas, French actress
1963 – Lloyd Eisler, Canadian figure skater
1963 – Marc Lacroix, Belgian biochemist
1964 – Noriyuki Iwadare, Japanese composer
1964 – Ajay Kakkar, Baron Kakkar, English surgeon
1964 – Barry Larkin, American baseball player
1964 – L'Wren Scott, American model and fashion designer (d. 2014)
1964 – Lady Helen Taylor, English daughter of Prince Edward, Duke of Kent
1965 – Jennifer Rardin, American author (d. 2010)
1966 – John Daly, American golfer
1966 – Too Short, American rapper, producer, and actor
1967 – Chris White, English politician
1967 – Kari Wuhrer, American actress and singer
1968 – Howard Donald, English singer-songwriter and producer (Take That)
1968 – Andy Flower, South African-English cricketer and coach
1968 – Scott Putesky, American guitarist (Marilyn Manson and Jack Off Jill)
1970 – Nicklas Lidström, Swedish ice hockey player
1970 – Diego Simeone, Argentinian footballer and manager
1971 – Brad McEwan, Australian journalist
1971 – Thomas Pendelton, American tattoo artist and television personality
1972 – Anita Anand, English journalist
1972 – Joseph Bruce, American rapper, producer, wrestler, and actor (Insane Clown Posse, Dark Lotus, and Psychopathic Rydas)
1972 – Helena Tulve, Estonian composer
1972 – Jean-Paul van Gastel, Dutch footballer and manager
1973 – Jorge Garcia, American actor
1973 – Earl Holmes, American football player and coach
1973 – Francisco Palencia, Mexican footballer
1973 – Elisabeth Röhm, German-American actress
1973 – Serge Zwikker, Dutch-American basketball player
1974 – Penélope Cruz, Spanish actress
1974 – Margo Dydek, Polish basketball player (d. 2011)
1974 – Richel Hersisia, Dutch boxer
1974 – Vernon Kay, English radio and television host
1974 – Dominic Matteo, Scottish footballer
1977 – Derrick Wayne Frazier, American murderer (d. 2006)
1978 – Lauren Laverne, English singer and television host
1979 – Scott Fujita, American football player
1979 – Sharman Joshi, Indian actor
1979 – Bahram Radan, Iranian actor
1979 – Roman Rasskazov, Russian race walker
1980 – Karolina Gočeva, Macedonian singer
1980 – Josh Howard, American basketball player
1980 – Bradley Wiggins, Belgian-English cyclist
1981 – Jessica Alba, American model and actress
1981 – Alex Riley, American wrestler and sportscaster
1981 – Pietro Travagli, Italian rugby player
1982 – Nikki Grahame, English model and journalist
1982 – Chris Kaman, American basketball player
1982 – Harry Shum, Jr., Costa Rican-American actor and dancer
1983 – Josh Brookes, Australian motorcycle racer
1983 – Roger Johnson, English footballer
1983 – Thomas Waldrom, New Zealand-English rugby player
1984 – Dmitri Torbinski, Russian footballer
1985 – Lucas Jakubczyk, German sprinter and long jumper
1985 – Deividas Stagniūnas, Lithuanian ice dancer
1986 – Abdullah Al-Qasabi, Omani footballer
1986 – David Krejci, Czech ice hockey player
1986 – Jennifer Palm Lundberg, Swedish model, Miss World Sweden 2008
1986 – Roman Polák, Czech ice hockey player
1986 – Jenna Ushkowitz, South Korean-American actress, singer, and dancer
1987 – Ryan Conroy, Scottish footballer
1987 – Bradley Johnson, English footballer
1987 – Zoran Tošić, Serbian footballer
1987 – Samantha Ruth Prabhu, Indian actress
1987 – Robin Schulz, German musician
1988 – Jonathan Biabiany, French footballer
1988 – Juan Manuel Mata, Spanish footballer
1988 – Katariina Tuohimaa, Finnish tennis player
1989 – Emil Salomonsson, Swedish footballer
1989 – Kim Sung-kyu, South Korean singer-songwriter and dancer (Infinite)
1989 – Peechaya Wattanamontree, Thai actress and model
1990 – Nadia Lalami, Moroccan tennis player
1990 – Mario Meraz, Mexican boxer
1990 – Niels-Peter Mørck, Danish footballer
1991 – Jordan Robinson, English footballer

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