Birthdays of Personalities on April 10

xxxx :Dale Pulde, drag race car driver
1512 :James I, king of Scotland (1513-42)
1569 :Emilia van Nassau, daughter of Willem of Orange & Anna of Saxon
1583 :Hugo Grotius, Holland, jurist, father of international law
1695 :Balthazar Huydecoper, Dutch translator/historian
1755 :Samuel Hahnemann, German physician/originator of homeopathy
1778 :William Hazlitt, Maidstone Kent England, essayist/critic
1783 :Hortense E de Beauharnais, French queen of Netherlands (1806-10)
1794 :Matthew Calbraith Perry, Commodore, opened Japan
1797 :Claude Ambroise Seurat, Troyes France, (World's skinniest man)
1806 :Leonidas Polk, Lt Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1864
1823 :Thomas Reade Rootes Cobb, Brig General (Confederate Army)
1827 :Lewis Wallace, Major General (Union volunteers)/author (Ben Hur)
1829 :William Booth, founder (Salvation Army)
1833 :David McMurtrie Gregg, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
1833 :James Edward Rains, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1862
1847 :Joseph Pulitzer, Hungary, publisher (St Louis Post-Dispatch, NY World)
1854 :Jozef M T Orelio, baritone
1857 :Henry Ernest Dudeney, mathematician/puzzle maker
1864 :Tully Marshall, Nevada City CA
1877 :Alfred Kubin, writer
1880 :Frances Perkins, 1st woman to hold cabinet-level position (Labor)
1882 :Simon F H J Berkelbach Van der Sprenkel, theologist (Fear & Religion)
1886 :Val Paul
1887 :Bernardo A Houssay, Argentine physiologist (Nobel 1947)
1891 :Tim McCoy, Saginaw MI
1892 :Egon Freiherr von Eickstedt, German anthropologist (Rassenkunde)
1894 :Ben Nicholson, English painter/sculptor (Circle)
1896 :Edith Day, Minneapolis MN
1898 :Hans Ehrke, German writer/poet (Narrenspiegel, Fer)
1900 :Jean Duvieusart, premier (Belgium 1950)
1903 :Clare Boothe Luce, US ambassador (to Vatican)
1903 :Nick Stuart, Romania, bandleader
1905 :Jan H van Roijen, diplomat/Netherland foreign minister
1906 :Kathleen Major, principal (St Hilda's College, England)
1908 :Aidan Crawley, CEO (London Weekend TV)
1910 :David Gilroy Bevan, politician
1911 :Maurice Schumann, French statesman/writer (La Voix du couvre-feu)
1912 :Roy Hofheinz, engineer (Houston Astrodome)
1913 :Stefan Heym, German/US author (Crusaders, Family Benda)
1915 :Leo Vroman, Dutch/US poet/biologist
1917 :Robert Burns Woodward, organic chemist (Nobel 1965)
1921 :Peter Herbert Penwarden, priest
1921 :Sheb Wooley, Erick Okla, vocalist (Purple People Eater, Hee Haw)
1926 :Johnnie Tillmon, civil rights activist (Natl Welfare Rights Assn)
1930 :Lord Morton, of Shauna, senator (College of Justice, Scotland)
1931 :Marcel van Maele, Belgian poet
1932 :Adrian Henri, poet/president (Liverpool Academy of Arts)
1932 :Nathaniel Nelson, rocker (Flamingos)
1933 :Robert Rhodes James, historian (Gallipoli)
1934 :David Halberstam, intl correspondent (NY Times/Pulitzer 1964)
1935 :Jorge Mester, Mexico City Mexico, conductor (Louisville Orch 1967-79)
1936 :Michael Naylor, insurance broker
1937 :Stan Mellor, British racehorse trainer/jockey
1939 :Alan Rothenberg, US Soccer pres (1990- )
1939 :Daniel Oliver, NYC, CEO (Federal Trade Commission)
1941 :Paul Theroux, American travel book writer (Mosquito Coast)
1944 :Danny Woods, US musician (CEO of the Board)
1947 :Bunny Waller, vocalist/percussionist (Bob Marley & Wailers)
1947 :Karl Russell, rocker
1948 :Thomas Spencer, MEP (Conservative)
1949 :Frank de Leeuw, Dutch rock guitarist (Bob Color)
1950 :Dave Peverett, rocker (Foghat)
1950 :Eddie Hazel, US pop guitarist (Funkadelic-Uncle Jam Wants You)
1951 :Mark Roth, bowler (4-time PBA Player of Year)
1953 :David Moorcroft, British athlete
1953 :Terre Roche, rocker (Roches)
1958 :Ken Griffy, baseball player (Cin Reds, NY Yanks)
1959 :Brian Setzer, Massapequa Park NY, rock guitarist/vocalist (Stray Cats)
1962 :Steve Tasker, wide receiver (Buffalo Bills)
1963 :Warren DeMartini, heavy metal rocker (Dokken-Alone Again, Ratt)
1964 :Alan "Reni" Wren, English pop drummer (Stone Roses-Fools Gold)
1964 :Felicia Collins, Albany NY, guitarist (David Letterman)
1965 :Tim "Herb" Alexander, US funk metal drummer (Primus-Prok soda)
1969 :Wayne Lammle, WLAF kicker/punter (Scotland Claymores)
1970 :Sean Gilbert, defensive tackle (Washington Redskins)
1970 :Wesley Barnett, St Joseph Mo, Oly weightlifter (Pan Am-silver-1987)
1971 :Karl Williams, wide receiver (Tampa Bay Buccaneers)
1975 :Floris, Prince of Netherlands
1984 :Zoe, Melbourne Australia, 1st frozen-embryo child



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