Birthdays of Personalities on April 20

xxxx :Mary Vaughn, nursing home owner (living legend award-1988)
1442 :Edward IV, King (England, 1461-83)
1494 :John Agricola, [Schneider], German theologist/prime minister
1592 :John Eliot, St Germans Cornwall, English MP/author
1726 :Jozef de Ferraris, French/Austrian earl/general/cartographer
1745 :Philippe Pinel, physician, founder of psychiatry
1808 :Louis-Napoleon (Napoleon III), emperor of France (1852-71)
1809 :John Smith Preston, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1881
1824 :Alfred Holt Colquitt, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1894
1826 :Dina M Craik, writer
1827 :John Gibbon, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1896
1839 :Carol I, King of Romania (1881-1914)
1840 :Odilon Redon, French painter/author (La nuit, Rˆves)
1850 :Daniel Chester, French/American sculptor (Minute Man)
1857 :Charles LP "Philip" Zilcken, painter/author (HW Knife Day)
1857 :Hermann Bang, writer
1860 :Charles Gordon Curtis, US attorney/inventor (Curtis Turbine)
1860 :Pieter Jelles Troelstra, Dutch MP (SDAP)
1865 :Max HHR Nettlau, Austrian historian (Le PremiŠre Internationale)
1871 :William Henry Davies, Wales, poet (Autobiography of a Super Tramp)
1879 :Robert Lynd, Irish writer/critic (Pleasures of Ignorance)
1889 :Adolph Hitler, Braunau Austria, dictator of Nazi Germany (1936-45)
1890 :Adolf Sch„rf, president Austria (1957-65)
1893 :Harold Lloyd, Burchard Neb, silent comic (Why Worry, Safety Last)
1893 :Hermann Ungar, writer
1893 :Juan Mir˘, Spain, painter/sculptor (Dog Barking at the Moon)
1894 :Martinus Nijhoff, poet/interpreter/linguistic (spelling)
1896 :Senor Wences, ventriloquist (Close the Door)
1897 :Bernard Verhoeven, poet/literature (About the Laugh)
1900 :Kees Verwey, painter/water colors painter/cartoonist
1901 :Michel Leiris, French cultural anthropologist
1903 :Dagmar Edqvist, Swedish author (Kamrathustru-Wife & Comrade)
1907 :William Dollar, St Louis, ballet dancer/choreographer
1908 :Wilhelmus M Bekkers, bishop of Hertogenbosch
1909 :Guido Alberti, literary patron/businessman
1909 :Lionel Hampton, orch leader/vibraphone improviser (Depths Below)
1909 :Richard Stubbs, publicity adviser
1910 :Robert F Wagner, (Mayor-D-NYC, 1954-65) [or May 15]
1911 :Kukrit Pramoj, politician
1912 :Ed Jones, (Rep-D-TN, 1969- )
1912 :Frederick Craig Riddle, violist
1912 :Soewarsil Djojopoespito, Indonesia, writer (Toe the Line)
1920 :John Paul Stevens, Illinois, 103rd Supreme Court Justice (1975- )
1921 :Donald Gunn MacRae, sociologist
1923 :Tito Puente, Puerto Rico, bandleader (Dance Mania)
1924 :Paul M Van Buren, US theologist (Theological Explorations)
1926 :Harriett Elizabeth Byrd, politician (Wyoming house of Reps)
1927 :Karl Mller, Switzerland, superconductivity physicist (Nobel 1987)
1931 :Lee H Hamilton, Daytona Beach Fla, (Rep-D-Ind, 1965- )
1934 :Lindsay Oliver John Boynton, furniture historian
1936 :Pat Roberts, (Rep-R-KS, 1981- )
1939 :Gro Harlem Brundtland, Norwegian premier (1981-82, 86-89, 90- )
1940 :Jan Cremer, Dutch writer/sculptor (I, John Cremer)
1941 :Joni Evans, NYC, publisher (Simon & Schuster, Random House)
1943 :Ian Watson, UK, sci-fi author (Book of Being, Whores of Babylon)
1945 :Jimmy Winston, London, organist (Samll Facres-Itchycoo Park)
1948 :Craig Frost, keyboardist (Grand Funk Railroad-Some Kind of Wonderful)
1949 :Michal, rocker
1950 :Itumeleng J Mosala, S Afr president (Azanian People's Org)
1951 :Luther Vandross, NYC, rock vocalist (On the Wings of Love)
1952 :Tamara Sergeyevna Zakharova, Russian cosmonaut
1952 :Toine van Benthem, dentist/playwright/cabaret performer (Purper)
1955 :Donald R Pettit, Silverton Oregon, PhD/astronaut
1961 :Don "Hitman" Mattingly, Indiana, 1st baseman (NY Yankees/MVP 1985)
1963 :Brett Edward Garsed, Victoria Australia, heavy metal artist (Nelson)
1963 :Kal Swan, heavy metal rocker
1967 :J D Roth, Beverly Hills Calif, TV host (Fun House)
1967 :Miroslav Stefanovic, soccer player (FC Volendam)
1968 :LeShundra Nathan, Birmingham Ala, heptathlete
1969 :John van Halst, soccer player (FC Twente)
1973 :Itula Mili, tight end (Seattle Seahawks)
1974 :Paul Bradford, cornerback (San Diego Chargers)
1977 :Lisa Ervin, figure skater (US Nationals-4th-1992)



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