Birthdays of Personalities on April 13

xxxx :Ruben Rabassa, Havana Cuba, spanish personality
1519 :Catherine de' M‚dici, Queen of Spain/daughter of Henry II
1519 :De Medicis, queen consort (Henry II of France)
1545 :Elisabeth van Valois, French queen of Spain/daughter of Henri II
1593 :Thomas Wentworth, London, earl of Strafford/Viceroy of Ireland
1626 :Aert Jansz van Nes, Lt-admiral, baptised
1648 :Jeanne-Marie Bouvier de la Mothe-Guyon, French mystic (qui‚tisme)
1721 :John Hanson, Maryland, 1st US Pres under Articles of Confederation
1729 :Thomas Percy, English literary/bishop of Dromore
1732 :Frederick North, (C) British PM (1770-82)
1743 :Thomas Jefferson, Virginia, (D-R) 3rd pres (1801-09)
1749 :Frederik Sigismund van Bylandt, Dutch count/vice-admiral
1756 :Louis H J Cond‚, French prince
1771 :Adam FJA van der Duyn, Dutch governor (South Holland)
1771 :Richard Trevithick, Cornwall, inventor (steam locomotive)
1784 :Cornelis Smit, Dutch ship builder
1791 :F‚lix PBOG earl de Merode, Belgian minister of War/Finance
1799 :Heinrich F L Rellstab, German music theorist
1817 :Alphonse Wauters, Belgian historian/archivist (Brussels)
1822 :Leroy Augustus Stafford, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1864
1822 :William Stephen Walker, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1899
1828 :Joseph B Lightfoot, English theologist/bishop of Durham
1832 :James Wimshurst, British designer/inventor (electricstatic generator)
1847 :Cornelis Pijnacker Hordijk, gov-gen (Neth East-Indies)
1849 :Enrique Jos‚ Varona, Cuban sociologist/psychologist
1852 :Frank W Woolworth, 5› & 10› King (Woolworths)
1854 :Richard T Ely, US economist (Hard Times)
1860 :James Ensor, Flemish painter/etcher (De lampenjongen)
1872 :A Roda Roda, writer
1881 :Ludwig Binswanger, Swiss psychiatrist (šber Ideenflucht)
1883 :Demjan Bednyi, writer
1885 :Gy”rgy Luk cs, Hungarian philosopher (Zerst”rung der Vernunft)
1885 :Pieter S Gerbrandy, Dutch lawyer/premier in London (1940-45)
1892 :Arthur Harris, Cheltenham, Marshal of the RAF
1892 :Robert A Watson-Watt, England, physicist (radar)
1895 :Olga Rudge, violinist
1895 :Olof R J„ndel, Swedish poet
1895 :Sir Author Fadden, 13th Australian Prime Minister (1941)
1899 :Alfred Moser Butts, game inventor (Scrabble)
1899 :Alfred Schutz, Austrian/US architect/philosopher
1901 :Ren‚-Jean Pleven, French premier (1950-52)
1902 :Duke of Marlborough
1902 :Philippe de Rothschild, Paris, manager (Bordeaux Vineyard)
1904 :Georges Yves Marie Congar, dominican Theologian cardinal
1906 :Budd [Lawrence] Freeman, US jazz saxophonist (Eel)
1906 :Samuel Beckett, French playwright (Waiting for Godot, Nobel 1969)
1907 :Harold Stassen, W St Paul Minn, (Gov-R-Minn) perennial pres candidate
1909 :Eudora Welty, Jackson Ms, novelist (Optimist's Daughter-Pulitzer 1973)
1909 :Mervyn Hugh Cowie, willife conservationist
1913 :Bernard Chacksfield, Air Vice-Marshal
1915 :Bert [Albert L F] Peleman, [Dirk Dyckmans], Flemish writer
1915 :R N Coote, Bishop (Colchester)
1915 :Stephan Hermlin, writer
1915 :Stephen Roberts, CEO (British Milk Marketing Board)
1915 :Tom Greenshields, sculptor
1918 :Audrey Barker, writer
1919 :Madalyn Murray O'Hair, American atheist (opppsed prayer in school)
1920 :Liam Cosgrave, leader (Fine Gael Party)
1921 :Baron Thyssen-Bornemisza, industrialist
1921 :James Wilson, British Lt-General
1921 :Maxwell Henley Harris, Australian poet/publisher (Gift of Blood)
1922 :John Braine, English novelist (Life at the Top)
1925 :Frank Neville Hosband Robinson, physicist
1926 :11th duke of Marlborough, English large landowner
1926 :Don Adams, NYC, comedian (Maxwell Smart-Get Smart, Check it Out)
1927 :Lord Wedderburn of Charlton, QC
1927 :Rosa Joyce Plesters Brommelie, conservation scientist
1930 :Justice Harman
1931 :Beverley Cross, playwright
1933 :Ben Nighthorse Campbell, (Sen-D Colorado)
1935 :Erich von D„niken, author (Chariots of the Gods)
1935 :Kenneth Hayr, air marshal
1935 :Peter Heap, diplomat
1937 :Lanford Wilson, US playwright (Hot L Baltimore)
1937 :Peter M Harris, Official Solicitor (Supreme Court)
1938 :John Weston, diplomat
1939 :Barbara-Rose Collins, (Rep-D-Michigan)
1939 :Seamus Heaney, poet
1939 :Wijnie Jabaaij, Dutch MP (PvdA)
1940 :Lester Chambers, Ms, vocalist (Chamber Brothers-Time Has Come Today)
1941 :Margaret Price, Tredegar Wales, soprano (Pamlina-Die Zauberfl”te)
1943 :Bill Koch, US skier
1943 :Eve Graham, rocker (New Seekers)
1944 :Brian Pendleton, rocker (Pretty Things)
1944 :Jack Casady, Wash DC, rock bassist (Hot Tuna, Jefferson Airplane)
1944 :Michael Saunders, barrister
1945 :Carlos Gimenez, Arg/Venez founder (Theater festival of Caracas)
1945 :Lowell George, rock vocalist/guitarist (Little Feat-Time is a Hero)
1946 :Jim Pons, rocker (Mothers Of Invention)
1946 :Roy Loney, rocker (Flaming Groovies)
1948 :Kathleen Battle, US soprano (Tannh„user)
1948 :Peter Swevel, rocker
1949 :Jean-Jacques Favier, Kehl Germany, astronaut (STS 78)
1949 :Philippe Petit, Nemours France, juggler/aerialist
1950 :Riff West, rock bassist (Molly Hatchet)
1951 :Jack Quinn, (Rep-R-New York)
1951 :Max Weinberg, rock drummer (E Street Band, Conan O'Brien Show)
1951 :Peabo Bryson, Greenville SC, R&B vocalist (I'm So into You)
1952 :Jonjo O'Neill, racehorse trainer
1953 :Stephen Byers, MP
1954 :Barbara Roche, MP
1954 :Jimmy Destri, rock keyboardist (Blondie-Heart of Glass, Rapture)
1955 :Kabaka of Buganda
1955 :Louis Johnson, LA Calif, rock bassist/vocalist (Brothers Johnson)
1957 :Gary Kroeger, Cedar Falls Iowa, comedian (SNL, Return of Shaggy Dog)
1957 :Wayne Lewis, keyboardist, (Atlantic Star-Touch a 4 Leaf Clover)
1958 :Randy Piper, heavy metal rocker (Wasp-Wildchild)
1959 :Vicki Witt Lansing MI, playmate (Aug, 1978)
1963 :Jan Willem van Ede, Dutch soccer player (FC Utrecht, PSV)
1964 :Bill D'Angelo, heavy metal rocker
1969 :Harold Pruett, rocker (Outsiders-Time Won't Let Me)
1972 :Jeroen Thesseling, pop bassist (Pestilence, Spheres)
1973 :Dave Wohlabaugh, corner (New England Patriots)
1991 :Dylan Francis Penn, LA Calif, daughter of Sean Penn & Robin Wright
1992 :Jet Travolta, daughter of John Travolta & Kelly Preston



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