Birthdays of Personalities on April 28

1442 :Edward IV, King of England (1461-70, 71-83)
1592 :George Villiers, 1st duke of Buckingham/English admiral
1698 :Karel Jozef, ruler of Batthy nyi
1753 :Franz K Achard, German physicist
1758 :James Monroe, Westmoreland Va, (D-R) 5th pres (1817-25)
1770 :Nikita P Panin, Russian diplomat/minister of Foreign affairs
1774 :Francis Baily, describer of "Baily's Beads" during solar eclipse
1795 :Charles Sturt, England, explorer (Australia)
1809 :Conradus Leemans, Dutch archaeologist
1810 :Daniel Ullmann, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1892
1812 :Daniel Henry Rucker, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1910
1815 :Andrew Jackson Smith, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1897
1825 :James Winning McMillan, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
1838 :Tobias M Carel Asser, Holland, advocate of world law (Nobel 1911)
1842 :Louis PMFG of Orleans, earl of Brazil (1870-89)
1846 :Johann E Backlund, Swedish astronomer (planets/asteroids)
1868 :Émile Bernard, writer
1873 :Harold Bauer, English/US pianist (Beethoven-Association)
1874 :Karl Kraus, writer
1879 :Edgar Tytgat, Flemish painter/etcher
1879 :Franz Arnold, writer
1882 :Alberto Pirelli, Italian industrialist
1886 :Erich Salomon, German photographer
1888 :Henry DG Crerar, Canadian general (WW I/Italy/Netherland)
1889 :António de Oliveira Salazar, premier/dictator Portugal (1932-68)
1889 :Karel WFM Doorman, Dutch rear admiral
1892 :Joseph Dunninger, NYC, mentalist (Amazing Dunninger)
1900 :Bruno Apitz, writer
1900 :Jan Hendrik Oort, Dutch astronomer (hypothesized "Oort Cloud")
1900 :Maurice Thorez, secretary-general (French Communist Party)
1901 :Corry Vonk, [Cornelia D], wife of Wim Kan (ABC-cabaret)
1906 :Bartholomeus J "Bart" Bok, Dutch/US astronomer (Milky Way)
1906 :Kurt Gödel, Austria, mathematician (Incompleteness Theorem)
1906 :Pierre [Louis] Boileau, Paris France, novelist (Vertigo)
1907 :Marion Coulon, Belgian theoriest (Jeunesse ů la dérive)
1908 :Arnoud Breeveld, Suriname bishop
1912 :Odette Hallowes, British classified agent in France (WW II)
1917 :Joop Waasdorp, Dutch writer (Naked Life)
1917 :Robert Anderson, NY, writer (Tea & Sympathy, Never Sang for My Father)
1921 :Rowland Evans, White Marsh Pa, news reporter (CNN-Evans & Novak)
1922 :Guillaume Jorissen, Flemish politician (Volksunie)
1922 :Iser J Koepermann, Russian/US world checkers champ (1958-68, 75-76)
1922 :William S Broomfield, (Rep-R-MI, 1956- )
1924 :Kenneth David Kaunda, founder/president (Zambia, 1964-91)
1926 :Harper Lee, author (To Kill a Mockingbird)
1927 :Garfield Weston, English industrial/billionaire (Twinings Tea)
1928 :Yves Klein, French sculptor/painter
1930 :James Baker 3, Houston, Sec of Treasury (1985-88), Sec State (1989-92)
1933 :Oliver "Bops Junior" Jackson, drummer
1937 :Saddam Hussein, [At-Takriti], president of Iraq (1979- )
1938 :Beverly F Albert, architect
1942 :Ghislaine Hermanez, architect
1943 :John Oliver Creighton, Orange Tx, Capt USN/astronaut (STS 51G, 36, 48)
1947 :Steve Khan, jazz musician (Christmas Waltz)
1949 :Jerome "Jay" Apt, Springfield Mass, astronaut (STS 37, 47, 59, 79)
1950 :Jay Leno, New Rochelle, comedian/talk show host (Tonight Show)
1955 :Eddie Jobson, rock violinist (Zappa, UK, Roxy Music-For Your Pleasure)
1956 :Jeremy John Beadle, writer/broadcaster
1956 :Paul S Lockhart, Amarillo Tx, Major USAF/astronaut
1957 :Leopold Eyharts, France, cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-26, TM-28/27)
1960 :Wally Langdon, bassist (Bob Color)
1964 :Helen Marina Lucy Windsor, England, daughter of Prince Edward
1967 :Monique Noel, Salem Oregon, playmate (May, 1989)
1968 :Damion Lyons, CFL cornerback (BC Lions)
1970 :Jason Belser, defensive back (Indianapolis Colts)
1970 :Mark Harris, wide receiver (San Francisco 49ers)
1972 :Jean-Paul van Gastel, soccer player (Willem II)
1972 :Michelle Menzies, Barrie Ont, Canadian ice pairs (1995, 96 Can champs)
1973 :Earl Holmes, linebacker (Pittsburgh Steelers)
1975 :James Thrash, wide receiver (Washington Redskins)



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