Birthdays of Personalities on April 9

xxxx :Alvaro Torres, spanish vocalist (Looking for Love)
1634 :Albertine Agnes, princess of Orange-Nassau
1649 :James Scott, duke of Monmouth, bastard son of English king Charles II
1751 :Emanuel Schikaneder, [Johann Schickeneder], German playwright [or 9/1]
1754 :Pieter Paulus, Dutch lawyer/CEO (National Convention)
1785 :Sibrand Acker Stratingh, Dutch physician/chemist (electric car 1835)
1798 :Giuditta Pasta, [Negri], soprano
1802 :Elias Lnrot, folklorist
1806 :Isambard Kingdom Brunel, designer of 1st transatlantic steamer
1806 :Louis count of Barrthy nyi, premier of Hungary
1812 :Randolph Barnes Marcy, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1887
1821 :Charles-Pierre Baudelaire, France, symbolist poet (Flowers of Evil)
1826 :Thomas Hewson Neill, Bvt Mjr General (Union volunteers), died in 1885
1830 :Eadweard Muybridge, England, pioneered study of motion, photography
1835 :Leopold II, King of Belgians (1865-1909)
1848 :Helena Lange, German feminist
1851 :C E Arthur Wichmann, German/Dutch geologist (Neth Indies)
1855 :Gyula Reviczky, Hungarian author/poet
1861 :Charles Holroyd, painter/etcher
1865 :Charles Proteus Steinmetz, Germany, experiment with AC electricity
1865 :Erich Ludendorff, general (Germany)
1867 :John Christian Watson, 3rd Australian Prime Minister (1904)
1872 :Lon Blum, French premier (People's front govt)
1879 :Gerald Festus Kelly, artist
1888 :Sol Hurok, theatrical impresario
1895 :Mance Lipscomb, Texas, blues musician (Texas Sharecropper)
1895 :Michel Simon, [Francois], Geneva Switzerland
1903 :Gregory Pincus, inventor (birth control pill) [or Nov 9]
1903 :Willem Pe, Belgian linguist
1905 :J William Fulbright, (Sen-D-Ark)
1906 :Antal Dorati, Budapest Hungary, conductor (Dresden Opera 1928-29
1906 :Todd Naylor "Hugh" Gaitskell, MP (Labour)
1908 :Victor Vasarely, Hungarian/French painter/author (Op Art)
1909 :Domenico Enrici, Apostolic Nuncio
1909 :Robert Murray Halpmann, dancer
1910 :Abraham A Ribicoff, (Sen-D-Ct)
1911 :Lord Deramore, architect
1914 :Richard Young, CEO (Boosey & Hawkes)
1917 :Johannes Bobrowski, writer
1917 :Vincent O'Brien, racehorse trainer
1918 :Jrn Utzon, Danish architect (Sydney Opera House)
1919 :John Presper Eckert, co-inventor (1st electronic computer-ENIAC)
1920 :Alexander Moulton, English bicycle designer (folding bicycle)
1920 :Art Van Damme, Norway Mich, jazz accordionist (Chicago Jazz)
1920 :David Walker, Professor of Law (Glasgow University)
1922 :Carl Amery, writer
1922 :Gerald Moverley, Roman Catholic bishop (Hallam)
1922 :Michael Palliser, head of British diplomatic service
1925 :Michael Richardson, vice CEO (N M Rotschild)
1925 :Tom Jackson, British union leader (Post Office)
1926 :Graham Hills, principal (Strathclyde University, England)
1926 :Harris Wofford, (Sen-R-Pennsylvania)
1926 :Hugh Hefner, [Marston], Chicagp, magazine publisher (Playboy)
1926 :Lord Fitt, MP (Belfast Ireland)
1926 :Michael Ogden, QC
1928 :Brian Cubbon, British senior civil servant
1928 :Floyd D Spence, (Rep-R-SC, 1971- )
1929 :Harvey Lichtenstein, pres (Bkln Academy of Music)
1931 :Bill Gilbert, Wash DC, sports author (They Also Served, Big E)
1932 :Jim Fowler, Albany Ga, naturalist (Wild Kingdom)
1932 :Paul Krassner, comic strip cartoonist (MAD Magazine)/founder (Yippies)
1932 :Vladimir Aleksandrovich Degtyaryov, cosmonaut
1933 :Jacques Molicard, translator/navigator
1933 :Richard Rose, Professor of Public Policy (Strathclyde University)
1935 :Avery Schreiber, Chicago Ill, comedian (My Mother the Car)
1936 :Michael Somare, British foreign affairs minister (Paupa & New Guinea)
1937 :Barrington J[ohn] Bayley, UK, sci-fi author (Collision Course)
1937 :Valerie Singleton, British broadcaster
1940 :Vasily Dmiotriyevich Shcheglov, Russian cosmonaut
1942 :Earl F Hillard, (Rep-D-Alabama)
1943 :Terry Knight, rock vocalist (Gloria, Terry Knight & the Pack)
1944 :Gene Parsons, rock drummer (Byrds, Gene Clark Group)
1946 :Les Gray, vocalist (Mud-Cat Crept In)
1946 :Philip Wright, rocker (Paper Lace)
1949 :Chico Ryan, rock vocalist (Sha Na Na)
1949 :Steve Gadd, jazz drummer (Triplet Hop, Complex Jazz)
1950 :Kenneth D Cockrell, Austin Texas, Astronaut (STS 56, 69, 80)
1958 :Tony Sibson, boxer
1961 :Mark Kelly, Dublin Ireland, keyboardist (Marillion-Real to Reel)
1965 :Paulina Porizkova, Prostejov Czech, model (Playboy-Aug 87)
1970 :Chuck Bradley, CFL/WLAF tackle (BC Lions, Barcelona Dragons)
1971 :James Hundon, wide receiver (Cincinnati Bengals)
1972 :Jeff Wilkins, kicker (St Louis Rams)
1972 :Jeffrey van As, soccer player (MVV)
1974 :Ben Bordelon, tackle (San Diego Chargers)
1974 :Kevin Mathis, cornerback (Dallas Cowboys)
1980 :Kristin Lee, Bethesda Md, rhythmic gymnast (US team-96)
1990 :Marston Glenn Hefner, son of Hugh Hefner & Kimberley Conrad



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