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Notable Birthdays on April 16

King Louis the Pious - 778
King John II of France - 1319
Petrus Apianus - 1495 German mathematician
Cornelis Evertsen de Young - 1628 vice admiral of Zealand
Frans van Mieris - 1635 the Elder, Dutch painter
Jules Hardouin Mansart - 1646 French architect
John Luyken - 1648 poet/etcher (Duytse Lyre)
Clement XII - 1652 [Lorenzo Corsini], Italy, Pope (1730-40)
Hans Sloane - 1660 England, physician/naturalist/founder (British Museum)
Charles Montagu - 1661 1st Earl of Halifax, British poet and statesman
Francesco Feroci - 1673 composer
John Hadley - 1682 mathematician/inventor (1st reflecting telescope)
Anne Sophie Reventlow - 1693 queen of Denmark and Norway
Giovanni Battista Tupolo - 1696 Italian painter
Johann Gottlieb Gorner - 1697 composer
Caffarelli - 1703 [Gaetano Majorano], Italian castra singer/duke
Joseph Zwart - 1728 Scottish chemist/physicist
Henry Clinton - 1738 British general
Élisabeth-Louise Vigée Le Brun - 1755 French painter
George Bingham - 1800 3rd Earl of Lucan, British soldier
Jozef Stefani - 1800 composer
William Chambers - 1800 author/publisher (Basis of Communication " Coding)
Caleb Blood Smith - 1808 Secy Int (Union), died in 1864
Edward "Old Allegheny" Johnson - 1816 Major General (Confederate Army)
Georg Curtius - 1820 German classical linguist
Ford Maddox Brown - 1821 painter
Ferdinand Eisenstein - 1823 German mathematician
Mother Joseph - 1823 [Esther Pariseau], religious leader (US capitol)
Orlando Bolivar Wilcox - 1823 Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1907
Octave Crémazie - 1827 French Canadian poet
John A Neuhuys - 1832 painter
Karel Bendl - 1838 composer
Anatole France - 1844 writer (Thaïs, Wickerwork Woman, Nobel 1921)
Hans Auer - 1847 Swiss architect,
Kandukuri Veeresalingam - 1848 Social Reformer of Andhra Pradesh, India
Herbert Baxter Adams - 1850 US, historian (American Historical Assn)
Ernst Josephson - 1851 Sweden, artist
Winifred Cochrane - 1859 Countess of Dundonald, philanthropist
Isaac Murphy - 1861 US jockey (won 628 races)
Henry George Chauvel - 1865 Australian general
Jose de Diego - 1867 Puerto Rico, patriot/PR Secretary of Justice
Wilbur Wright - 1867 of aeronautical fame (Wright Brothers)
Joel Angel - 1868 Russian musicologist/composer
Spottiswoode Aitken - 1868 Edinburgh Scot, actor (Eagle, Home Sweet Home)
John Millington Synge - 1871 Ireland, dramatist/poet (Riders to the Sea)
Martin Lunssens - 1871 composer
R E "Tip" Foster - 1878 cricketer (287 on debut England v Aust SCG 1903)
Edward Frederick Wood - 1881 1st Earl of Halifax/ambassador to US (1940-46)
Seth Bingham - 1882 composer
Leo Weiner - 1885 Hungary, composer (Fasching)
Ernst Thalmann - 1886 German communist presidential candidate
Jekabs Graubins - 1886 composer
Konstantin Mostras - 1886 composer
Charlie Chaplin - 1889 (Tramp), comedian (City Lights)/IBM salesman
Federico Mompou - 1893 composer
Joseph Yasser - 1893 composer
Robert Dean Frisbie - 1895 American writer
Arthur Charles Ernest Hoeree - 1897 composer
Jaap Vranken - 1897 Dutch organist/composer (Stabat Mater)
John B Glubb - 1897 British commandant/writer (A soldier with the Arabs)
Osman Achmatowicz - 1899 Polish chemist
Polly Adler - 1900 Russia, bordello proprieter/author (House is not a Home)
Karel Albert - 1901 Flemish composer (Marieken van Nymeghen)
Leo Poos - 1901 nazi police officer (caught Dutch underground agents)
Clifford Case - 1904 (Sen-R-NJ)
Fifi D'Orsay - 1904 Montreal, actress (Life Jimmy Dolan, Girl from Calgary)
John Lee-Barber - 1905 admiral
Bep [Elisa H] Bakhuis - 1906 Dutch soccer star/writer
Cobina W "Coby" Molenaar - 1906 Dutch peace activist
Marion Lloyd Vince - 1906 Bkln NY, fencer (National champ 1928, 31)
Pigmeat Markham - 1906 Durham NC, comedian (Here Comes da Judge-Laugh In)
August Eigruber - 1907 Austrian war criminal
Joseph-Armand Bombardier - 1907 French-Canadian inventor and businessman (Bombardier)
Herman Uyttersprot - 1909 Flemish literature historian
Christine McIntyre - 1911 actress (3 Stooges movies)
William Stearn - 1911 botanist
Catherine Scorsese - 1912 Italian-American actress
David Langton - 1912 Scotland, actor (Quintet, St Joan, Abandon Ship)
Garth Williams - 1912 American illustrator
John Halas - 1912 animator
Constance Shacklock - 1913 opera singer
Les Tremayne - 1913 London, actor (Angry Red Planet, War of the Worlds)
Lord Aberconway - 1913 CEO (John Brown " Co)
John Hodiak - 1914 Pittsburgh PA, actor (A Bell for Adamo, Lifeboat)
Dany [Daniel S] Tuijnman - 1915 head of Dutch traffic " water
Gerard McLarnon - 1915 actor/writer
Barry Nelson - 1917 American actor
Dick Gibson - 1918 British racing driver
Joan Alexander - 1918 American actress
Spike Milligan - 1918 India, actor/comedian (Digby, 3 Musketeers)
Merce Cunningham - 1919 choreographer (Acrobat in Every Soul is a Circus)
Tom Willmore - 1919 English geometer
Dermot O'Callaghan Grubb - 1920 prison governor
John William Farr - 1920 Detroit, bank robber (FBI Most Wanted List)
Kees Scherer - 1920 Dutch photographer (World Press Photo)
Peter Ustinov - 1921 London, actor (Death on Nile, Logan's Run, Billy Budd)
Christopher Samuel Youd - 1922 UK, sci-fi author (Tripods Trilogy)
Kingsley Amis - 1922 London, novelist (Lucky Jim, James Bond Dossier)
Leo Tindermans - 1922 British statesman
Geoffrey Johnson Smith - 1924 actor (Norman Loves Rose, Drinking Games)
Henry Mancini - 1924 Cleveland, composer/conductor (Pink Panther)
John Harvey-Jones - 1924 CEO (ICI)
Edie Adams - 1925 Kingston Pa, Mrs Ernie Kovacs (Murial Cigar), actress
Barbara Tizzard - 1926 British educator
Joseph Ratzinger - 1927 German theologist/dogmaticus
Peter Mark Richman - 1927 Phila Pa, actor (Andrew-Dynasty)
Pope Benedict XVI - 1927
Dick "Night Train" Lane - 1928 NFL defensive back (Rams, Cards, Lions)
Roy Hamilton - 1929 singer (You'll Never Walk Alone)
Frank Page - 1930 British broadcaster/actor (Hudson Hawk, Dark Dancer)
Herbie Mann - 1930 Brooklyn NY, jazz flute/sax (Just Wallin')
John Robson - 1930 British ambassador (Norway)
Piet de Visser - 1931 economist/Dutch MP (PvdA)
Imre Polyak - 1932 Hungary, featherweight (Olympic-gold-1964)
Vince Hill - 1932 singer (Roses of Picardy, La Vie en Rose)
Joan Bakewell - 1933 British broadcaster/actress (Cold Comfort Farm)
Joseph Bottoms - 1933 Santa Barbara, Calif, actor (Blind Date, Braker)
Perry Botkin Jr - 1933 NYC, orch leader (Bert Convy Show)
Brian Peppiatt - 1934 joint CEO (SG Warburg Securities)
Geoffrey Owen - 1934 British editor (Financial Times)
Richard Kenshaw - 1934 British broadcaster
Robert Stigwood - 1934 producer (Saturday Night Fever, Grease)
Bobby Vinton - 1935 Pitts Pa, singer (Roses are Red, Blue on Blue)
Haskell "Cool Papa" Sadler - 1935 blues singer/guitarist
Sarah Kirsch - 1935 German poet
James Rand - 1936 British judge (Advocate General)
Gordon Wilson - 1938 Scottish politician
Michael Hirst - 1938 chief constable (Leicestershire England)
Rich Rollins - 1938 American baseballer
Boris Dvornik - 1939 Croatian actor
Donald MacCormick - 1939 British broadcaster
Dusty Springfield - 1939 [Mary O'Brien], London, vocalist (Growing Pains)
John DeLaFose - 1939 zydeco Musician
Margaretha de Boer - 1939 Dutch minister (PvdA)
Reinier Lucassen - 1939 Dutch painter (Kuifje contra James Union)
Benoît Bouchard - 1940 French-Canadian politician
David Holford - 1940 cricketer (cousin of G S Sobers WI leg-spin all-rounder)
Lord Camoys - 1940 deputy CEO (Barclays de Zoete Wedd)
Margrethe II - 1940 Queen of Denmark (1972- )
Paul Cox - 1940 actor (Exile, Golden Braid, Touch Me)
Queen Margrethe II - 1940 of Denmark
Stephen Lawrence Pruslin - 1940 composer
Cliff Stearns - 1941 (Rep-R-Florida)
Jim Lonborg - 1942 American baseball player
Ewald Vanvugt - 1943 author (Kiss of Delight, Seed of Love)
Johnny Watkins - 1943 cricketer (NSW leg-spinner, bowled 6 overs for Aust)
Ruth Madoc - 1943 actress (Hi Di Hi)
Dennis Russell Davies - 1944 composer
Goran Antunac - 1945 Yugoslavia, International Chess Master (1975)
Stefan Grossman - 1945 NYC, country blues singer (Yazoo Basin Boogie)
Tom Allen - 1945 American politician
Margot Adler - 1946 American journalist
Gerry Rafferty - 1947 Paisley Scotland, guitarist/vocalist (Baker Street)
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar - 1947 [Lew Alcindor], NBA center (Mil Bucks, LA Lakers)
Lynne Franks - 1948 British public relations consultant
Melody Patterson - 1949 American actress
David Graf - 1950 American actor
David Graff - 1950 Lancaster Ohio, actor (Police Academy 2, 3, 4, 6)
Björgvin Halldórsson - 1951 Icelandic singer
Ioan Mihai Cochinescu - 1951 Romanian writer and photographer
John Bentley - 1951 rocker
Mordechai Ben David - 1951 Jewish singer
Pierre Toutain-Dorbec - 1951 French photographer
Billy West - 1952 American voice actor
Michel Blanc - 1952 French actor
Peter Westbrook - 1952 St Louis Mo, US fencer (Olympic-bronze-88, 92, 96)
J. Neil Schulman - 1953 American writer
Jay O Sanders - 1953 Austin TX, actor (Meeting Venus, V I Warshawski)
John Bowe - 1954 Australian racing driver
Bruce Bochy - 1955 American baseball player and manager
Charlotte Morrison - 1955 English large landowner/multi-millionaire
Ellen Barkin - 1955 Bronx NY, actress (Big Easy, Sea of Love)
Henri - 1955 Heir Apparent Prince of Luxembourg
David M Brown - 1956 Arlington Va, Cmdr USN/astronaut
Lise-Marie Morerod - 1956 Swiss skier
Marty Dickerson - 1956 Middletown OH, golfer (1994 ShopRite Classic-22nd)
Philip Bainbridge - 1958 British cricketeer
Anne Kursinski - 1959 equestrian show jumper (Olympics-silver-96)
Scott McKinsey - 1959 American television director
Pierre Littbarski - 1960 German footballer
Rafael Benítez - 1960 Spanish football manager
Wahab Akbar - 1960 Filipino politician
Doris Dragović - 1961 Croatian singer
Selena - 1961 Texas, spanish singer (Grammy-1994)
David Pate - 1962 LA Cal, tennis star
Ian MacKaye - 1962 rocker (Cyrano de Bergerac)
Jeanne Golay - 1962 Coral Gables Fla, cyclist (Olympics-16th-92, 96)
Garry Galley - 1963 Montreal, NHL defenseman (Buffalo Sabres)
Hu Na - 1963 China, tennis star
Jimmy Osmond - 1963 Ogden Utah, singer (Donnie " Marie)
Nick Berry - 1963 Britain, actor (Wicksy-EastEnders)
Salim Malik - 1963 cricketer (memorable Pakistani " Essex batsman)
Dave Pirner - 1964 rocker (Soul Asylum)
David Kohan - 1964 American television producer
Robert Kelker-Kelly - 1964 Wichita Kansas, (Bo-Days of our Live)
Caren Kemner - 1965 Quincy IL, volleyball outside hitter (Oly-bronze-92, 96)
Gerardo - 1965 rocker
Jon Cryer - 1965 actor (Pretty in Pink, Superman IV)
Martin Lawrence - 1965 comedian (Martin)
Michael Wong Man Tak - 1965 Hong Kong actor and director
Lewis Tillman - 1966 NFL running back (Chic Bears)
Charles Evans - 1967 NFL running back (Minnesota Vikings)
Grace Kim - 1968 Korea, tennis star
Fernando Vina - 1969 Sacramento CA, infielder (Milwaukee Brewers)
Melinda Rich - 1969 Muskegon Mich, WPVA volleyballer (US Open-13th-1993)
Fran Robinson - 1970 Calif, actress (Lauren-Charlie " Company)
Ian Franklin - 1970 CFL cornerback (Edmonton Eskimos)
Steve Emtman - 1970 NFL defensive tackle (Miami Dolphins)
Walt Williams - 1970 NBA forward/guard (Toronto Raptors, Miami Heat)
Frederik Nilsson - 1971 Stockholm SWE, IHL forward (Team Sweden, KC (IHL))
Moses Chan - 1971 Hong Kong actor
Natasha Zvereva - 1971 Minsk Belarus, tennis ace (finals 1995 Indian Wells)
Selena [Quintanilla] - 1971 tejano vocalist
Trey Maples - 1971 Wheat Ridge Colo, Canadian Tour golfer (1993 Canadian)
Conchita Martinez - 1972 Monzon Spain, tennis star (1996 final Indian Wells)
Jim Ballard - 1972 NFL/WLAF quarterback (Scottish Claymores, Buffalo Bills)
Mario Bradley - 1972 WLAF cornerback (London Monarchs)
Bonnie Pink - 1973 Japanese singer
Mat Devine - 1974 American singer (Kill Hannah)
Valarie Rae Miller - 1974 American actress
Xu Jinglei - 1974 Chinese actress, singer and director
Nick Pickard - 1975 British actor
Nicky Sualua - 1975 NFL fullback (Dallas Cowboys)
Sean Maher - 1975 American actor
Dan Kellner - 1976 American fencer
Lukas Haas - 1976 actor (Music Box, Witness, Testament, Leap of Faith)
Shu Qi - 1976 Taiwanese actress
Alek Wek - 1977 Sudanese supermodel
Fredrik Ljungberg - 1977 Swedish footballer
Lara Dutta - 1978 Indian actress
Matthew Lloyd - 1978 Australian rules footballer
Christijan Albers - 1979 Dutch Formula One driver
Sixto Peralta - 1979 Argentine footballer
Jesse Tendler - 1980 Madison Wisc, actor (Nick-Ellen Burstyn Show)
Paul London - 1980 American professional wrestler
Barry Jones - 1982 Scottish magician
Boris Diaw - 1982 French basketball player
Gina Carano - 1982 American Mixed Martial Arts fighter.
Jonathan Vilma - 1982 American football player
Cat Osterman - 1983 American softball pitcher
George Patis - 1983 Greek badminton player
Marié Digby - 1983 American Singer
Amelia Atwater-Rhodes - 1984 American author
Noah Fleiss - 1984 American actor
Benjamín Rojas - 1985 Argentine actor and singer
Luol Deng - 1985 British-Sudanese basketball player
Mark Baker - 1985 Welsh author and historian
Neil Haskell - 1986 Finalist of SYTYCD Season 3
Paul di Resta - 1986 British racing driver
Aaron Lennon - 1987 English footballer
Milton J Cross - 1987 NYC, TV announcer (Met Opera Auditions of the Air)
Heather Fulton - 1990 American marine biologist
Lorraine Nicholson - 1990 American actress
Prince Sébastien of Luxembourg - 1992 Prince of Luxembourg
Mirai Nagasu - 1993 American Figure Skater
Liliana Mumy - 1994 American actress
Princess Eléonore of Belgium - 2008 Belgian princess
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