Birthdays of Personalities on April 7

xxxx :Morris Johnson Jr, drag race car driver
xxxx :Shane, rocker (Electric Angels-I Believe, Whiplash)
1506 :Francis Xavier, saint/Jesuit missionary to India, Malaya, & Japan
1534 :Jos‚ de Anchieta, Spanish jesuit/missionary (Brazilian Tupi-Indians)
1613 :Gerard Dou, Dutch painter (Night School)
1622 :Louise Hollandine, daughter of King Frederik V & Elizabeth Stuart
1629 :Juan Jos‚, of Austria, Spanish general/governor of Netherlands
1648 :Ferdinand van Kessel, Flemish painter
1727 :Michel Adanson, French biologist (Natural History of S‚n‚gal)
1756 :Charles Felix, King of Sardina (1821-31)
1770 :William Wordsworth, England, poet laureate (Prelude)
1772 :F M Charles Fourier, French socialist
1775 :Francis C Lowell, founded 1st raw cotton-to-cloth textile mill
1780 :William Ellery Channing, US, Unitarian clergyman
1786 :William Rufus DeVane King, (D) 13th VP (1853)
1801 :Henry Eagle, Commander (Union Navy), died in 1882
1803 :Flora Tristan, writer
1805 :Francis Wilkinson Pickens, (Gov-SC, Confederacy), died in 1869
1820 :Gy”rgy Klapka, Hungarian general/MP (Kom rom-castle)
1822 :Gershom Mott, Major General (Union volunteers)
1841 :Alfred Cogniaux, Belgian botanicus
1841 :Joseph H "Jozef" Neuhuys, painter
1847 :J P Jacobsen, writer
1858 :Adrien H Gerhard, Dutch socialist politician (SDAP)
1860 :W K Kellogg, a real corn flake
1869 :David Grandison Fairchild, US, botanist/explorer, brought plants to US
1870 :Gustav Landauer, German socialist
1872 :William Monroe Trotter, famous African
1878 :Jozef C Bittremieux, Flemish theologist (Virgin & Mother of God)
1882 :Kurt von Schleiger, German chancellor (12/2/32-1/28/33)
1884 :Charles Dodd, English new testament authority
1884 :Louis H N Bosch van Rosenthal, Dutch politician/resistance fighter
1889 :Gabriela Mistral, Chilean poet (Desolaci˘n, Tenderness/Nobel 1945)
1890 :Marjory Stoneman Douglas, environmentalist (1st Lady of Everglades)
1893 :Allan W Dulles, US diplomat/CIA head 1953-61 (Germany's Underground)
1893 :Irene Castle, dancer (leader in anti-vivisection movement)
1894 :Gerald Brenan, English writer
1895 :Lewis B Combs, naval commander/civil engineer
1896 :Benny Leonard, lightweight boxing champ (1917-25)
1897 :Walter Winchell, Harlem NYC, newscaster/columnist (Untouchables)
1908 :Le Duan, Vietnamese politician
1908 :Percy Faith, conductor (Summer Place)
1912 :John Adrian Hope, politician/businessman
1912 :ValŠre Depauw, Flemish writer
1914 :Sydney Thompson, rock climber
1915 :Henry Kuttner, US, sci-fi author (Dark World, As You Were)
1918 :Peanuts Hucko, Syracuse NY, dixieland clarinetist (Lawrence Welk Show)
1919 :Ralph Flanagan, Loraine Ohio, orch leader (Let's Dance)
1920 :Ravi Shankar, Benares India, sitar player (Sounds of India)
1920 :Terence Edward Armstrong, polar geographer
1924 :Harry Cordon, comic/host (Fred Hach‚ Show)
1924 :Nick Perito, Denver Colo, orch leader (Don Knotts Show, Big Show)
1926 :Johannes Rood, Dutch immunologist (Eurotransplant)
1928 :James White, UK, sci-fi author (Star Surgeon, Star Healer)
1931 :Daniel Ellsberg, whistleblower (Pentagon Papers)/patriot
1931 :Donald Barthelme, Phila Pa, writer (Snow White, Sadness)
1932 :Louis "Mr Bo" Collins, blues SInger
1935 :Hodding Carter III, press secretary (Jimmy Carter)
1935 :Yvonne Fedderson, co-founder (Childhelp USA)
1937 :Charley Thomas, rocker (Drifters)
1938 :Freddie Hubbard, Indianapolis, jazz trumpeter (Art Blakey)
1938 :Jerry Brown, ex-California governor
1938 :[Edmund G] Jerry Brown Jr, (Gov-D-Cal, 1974-..)
1939 :David Frost, Tenterdon England, TV host (That Was the Week That Was)
1939 :Donald L Holmquest, Dallas Texas, astronaut
1943 :Mick Abrahams, Luton, rock guitarist (Jethro Tull-Thick as a Brick)
1943 :Spencer Dryden, NYC, rock drummer (Jefferson Airplane-Go Ask Alice)
1946 :Bill Kreutzmann, Calif, rock drummer (Grateful Dead, Grass Roots)
1951 :Janis Ian, NYC, [Janis Eddy Fink], lesbian/folk rocker (At 17)
1952 :Bruce Gary, Burbank Ca, rock drummer (Knack-My Sharona)
1955 :Andrea Fisher, artist
1958 :Tony Aire, rocker (Adventures-Sea of Love)
1960 :Simon Climie, rock vocalist/keyboardist (Climie Fisher-Love Changes)
1962 :Bonny Warner, Mount Baldy Calif, lugist
1971 :Victor Kraatz, Berlin Ger, Canadian ice dancer (1995 World Champs-4th)
1972 :Greg Clark, tight end (San Francisco 49ers)
1972 :Lovett Purnell, wide receiver (New England Patriots)
1972 :Shana Williams, Bridgeton NJ, long jumper/heptathlete
1975 :Beverly Peele, super model (Elle)
1975 :Ronde Barber, cornerback (Tampa Bay Buccaneers)
1975 :Tiki Barber, running back (NY Giants)
1975 :Victoria Adams, "Posh Spice", Hertfordshire, vocalist (Spice Girls)



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