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Notable Birthdays on April 18

Lucretia Borgia - 1480 murderess (poison)/daughter (Pope Alexander VI)
Francois de Coligny - 1521 ruler of van Andelot, French general (Jarnac)
Thomas Middleton - 1580 English playwright (Game of Chess)
Ahmed I - 1590 14th sultan of Turkey (1603-17)
Giacomo Carissimi - 1605 composer
Gaetano B Vestris - 1729 Italian/French ballet dancer
George Colman - 1732 "the Elder
Francis Baring - 1740 banker/merchant
Pieter 't Hoen - 1744 Dutch journalist/patriot
Jacques-Christian-Michel Widerkehr - 1759 composer
Bernhard Anselm Weber - 1764 pianist/conductor/composer
Karl Philipp Fürst zu Schwarzenberg - 1771 Austrian field marshal
Ignac Ruzitska - 1777 composer
Franz Xaver Schnyder von Wartensee - 1786 composer
Louis-Adolphe Thiers - 1797 president of France
Charles F Pahud de Montagnes - 1803 gov-gen of Neth East Indies (1856-61)
Ludwig Schuberth - 1806 composer
James McCune Smith - 1813 African-American doctor and abolitionist
George Henry Lewes - 1817 English philosophical writer (Life of Goethe)
Carlos Manuel de Céspedes - 1819 Cuban Revolutionary
Franz von Suppé - 1819 Austrian composer
Paul Emile Lecoq de Boisbaudran - 1838 French scientist
Frantz Jehin-Prume - 1839 composer
Henry Clarence Kendall - 1839 New South Wales Australia, poet (Bell Birds)
Antero Tarquinio de Quental - 1842 Portugal, poet (Beatrice)
Wilhelm Gericke - 1845 composer
George Clausen - 1852 painter
Abraham Bredius - 1855 Dutch art historian (Jan Steen)
Josef Gruber - 1855 composer
Clarence S Darrow - 1857 defense attorney at Scopes monkey trial
Eduard G H H Cuypers - 1859 architect (Sanatorium High-Laren)
Felix Blumenfeld - 1863 composer
Richard Harding Davis - 1864 US, journalist/author (In The Fig)
Didericus G van Epen - 1868 genealogist (Dutch Patriciate)
Henry Stephenson - 1871 Brit WI, actor (Conquest, Little Old NY, Mr Lucky)
Jean Roger-Ducasse - 1873 composer
Oskar Ernst Bernhardt - 1874 German author
Ivana Brlic-Mazuranic - 1875 Croatian writer
Vicente Sotto - 1877 Filipino patriot, author
Sam Crawford - 1880 baseball player
Hermann KJ Zilcher - 1881 German pianist/composer (Dr Eisenbart)
Max Weber - 1881 Polish/Russian/US painter
Leopold Stokowski - 1882 London England, conductor (Cincinnati Symphony)
Magda Janssens - 1884 Flemish/Neth actress/acting teacher (Maria Stuart)
Arnold Henry Moore Lunn - 1888 skier
Duffy Lewis - 1888 American baseball player
Jessie Street - 1889 Austrialian pro womans/aborigine rights fighter
John Kilbane - 1889 US, featherweight boxing champ (1912-23)
James Rennie - 1890 Toronto Ontario, actor (Lash, Little Damozel)
Violette Morris - 1893 French athlete
Anton F Pieck - 1895 Dutch illustrator (Efteling, Kaatsheuvel) [or April 19]
C Eugene Wegmann - 1896 Swiss geologist (Le Jura plisse)
Ardito Desio - 1897 Italian topographer
Pedro Regas - 1897 actor (Pat Paulsen's Half a Comedy Hour) [or Apr 12]
Lord Leatherland - 1898 British journalist/Labour peer
Louise Tazewell - 1900 [Louise Skiller Tazewell], entertainer
Al Lewis - 1901 American lyricist
Giuseppe Pella - 1902 Prime Minister of Italy
Leonid Kinskey - 1903 St Petersburg Russia, actor (Casablanca)
Yury Sergeyevich Milyutin - 1903 composer
George H. Hitchings - 1905 American scientist, Nobel laureate
Clara Eggink - 1906 [Ebbele], Dutch poetess (Life with JC Bloem)
Edgar Unsworth - 1906 Justice of Appeals (Gibralter)
Miklos Rozsa - 1907 Budapest Hungary, movie composer (Atomic Cafe, Fedora)
Stephen Longstreet - 1907 American writer (All or Nothing)
Edward Roberts - 1908 bishop (Ely)
Henry Guinness - 1908 missionary
Joseph Keilberth - 1908 German conductor (Bayreuther Festspiele)
Jamie L Whitten - 1910 (Rep-D-MS, 1941- )
Sylvia Fisher - 1910 soprano (Albert Herring Opera)
Francis Frederick Johnson - 1911 architect
George Huntington Hartford II - 1911 NYC, heir (A"P)
John Lapworth Holt - 1912 boat Designer
Wendy Barrie - 1912 Hong Kong, hostess (Wendy Barrie Show)
Al Hodge - 1913 actor (Capt Video)
Kent Wheeler Kennan - 1913 composer
Milos Sokola - 1913 composer
Susan Bosence - 1913 textile designer
C S Nayudu - 1914 cricketer (brother of C K, 11 Tests as leggie)
Henk Lankhorst - 1914 pacifist/Dutch MP (PSP)
Joy Gresham Lewis - 1915 American writer, wife of C. S. Lewis
Louise Frederika - 1917 Queen of Greece
Ty LaForest - 1917 Canadian baseball player
Cliff Hillegass - 1918 American publisher
Robert Zimonyi - 1918 Hungary, cox (Olympic-Hungary-bronze-1948/US-gold-64)
Roger de Grey - 1918 president (Royal Academy)
Tony Mottola - 1918 Kearney NJ, guitarist/host (Melody Street)
Walter Clegg - 1920 MP
Avril Angers - 1922 actress (Brass Monkey)
Baroness Platt of Writtle - 1923 British CEO (Equal Opportunities Comm)
Leif Panduro - 1923 Danish writer ('k Have varnish on traditions)
Buxton Daeblite Orr - 1924 composer
Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown - 1924 Vinton La, blues singer (Mary is Fine)
Henry J Hyde - 1924 (Rep-R-IL)
Lord Mason of Barnsley - 1924 MP (Lab)/British defense secretary
Raf de Linde - 1924 [Raphael van Hecke], author (Vaarwel on Gertrude)
Bob Hastings - 1925 Bkln NY, actor (McHale's Navy, All in the Family)
Lionel Edmund "Sonny" Taylor - 1925 musician
Robert Caldwell Crawford - 1925 composer
Doug Insole - 1926 cricketer (England batsman of the 50's, nine Tests)
Gunter Meisner - 1926 Germany, actor (Between Wars, Quiller Memorandum)
Jim De Courcy - 1927 cricketer (in Newcastle Australian batsman 1953)
Samuel P. Huntington - 1927 American political scientist
Jean-Francois Pailliard - 1928 Vitry-le-Francois France, conductor
Peter Hordern - 1929 British CEO (Fina)
Peter Jeffrey - 1929 actor (Dr Phibes Rides Again, Twinsanity)
Clive Revill - 1930 Wellington NZ, actor (Legend of Hell House)
Klas Lestander - 1931 Sweden, 20K biathlon (Olympic-gold-1960)
Dominic Milroy - 1932 OSB/headmaster (Ampleforth College England)
Alan Devereux - 1933 CEO (Scottish Tourist Board)
George Shirley - 1934 American tenor
Jaap F Scherpenhuizen - 1934 Dutch MP (VVD)
James Drury - 1934 NYC, actor (Virginian)
Jan Klusak - 1934 composer
Jap F Scherpenhuizen - 1934 Dutch MP (VVD)
Mark Kingston - 1934 actor (Intimate Contact)
Joel Hefley - 1935 (Rep-R-Colorado)
Paul A Rothchild - 1935 record producer
Brian Fuller - 1936 commandant (Fire Service College, England)
Harold Innocent - 1936 [HS Harrison], English actor (Tall Guy)
Madeleine Gillian Jinkinson - 1936 medical administrator
Jan Kaplický - 1937 British architect of Czech origin
Robert Hooks - 1937 Wash DC, actor (Fast Walking, Aaron Loves Angela)
Tatyana Shchelkanova - 1937 USSR, long jumper (Olympic-bronze-1964)
Andreas J "Cat" Liebenberg - 1938 supreme commander (S Afr army)
Ali Khamenei - 1939 the Supreme Leader of the Islamic Republic of Iran
Glen Hardin - 1939 rocker
Thomas J. Moyer - 1939 American judge
Von McDaniel - 1939 baseball player
Ed Garvey - 1940 labor leader (Major League Baseball Players Assn)
Ira von Furstenberg - 1940 [Virginia Caroline] Rome Italy, Princess (Monaco)
Joseph L Goldstein - 1940 Sumter SC, physician (Nobel-1985)
Skip Stephenson - 1940 Omaha Neb, comedian (Real People)
Mike Vickers - 1941 rock guitarist (Manfred Mann-Mighty Quinn)
Dick K J Tommel - 1942 chemist/(D66) Dutch Asst Sec of State (1994- )
Jochen Rindt - 1942 German race car driver
Steve Blass - 1942 American professional baseball player
Irvine Shillingford - 1944 cricketer (cousin of Grayson, 4 Tests for WI)
Rudy Shackelford - 1944 composer
Margaret Hassan - 1945 Irish-born aid worker
Alexander "Skip" Spence - 1946 Canada, guitarist/vocalist (Moby Grape-Omaha)
Anne Boyd - 1946 composer
Harvey Kagan - 1946 rocker
Hayley Mills - 1946 London England, actress (Parent Trap, Pollyanna)
Lenny Baker - 1946 rocker (Sha Na Na)
David Gee - 1947 director (Friends of the Earth)
Dorothy Lyman - 1947 Minneapolis Mn, (All my Children, Naomi-Mama's Family)
Herbert Mullin - 1947 American serial killer
James Woods - 1947 Warwick RI, actor (Salvador, Against All Odds)
Kathy Acker - 1947 American author
Lori Martin - 1947 Glendale Calif, actress (Velvet-National Velvet)
"Tiny" Nate Archibald - 1948 NBA guard (Cincinnati)
Catherine Malfitano - 1948 NYC, soprano (Metropolitan Opera)
Geoff Bodine - 1949 American race car driver
Bill Sudderth III - 1950 trumpeteer (Atlantic Star-Touch 4 Leaf Clover)
Kenny Ortega - 1950 American film and TV producer and choreographer
Pierre Pettigrew - 1951 Canadian politician
Ricardo Fortaleza - 1951 Australian-Filipino boxer
Jim Scholten - 1952 Midland Mich, country singer (Betty's Bein' Bad)
Rick Moranis - 1953 Toronto, (SCTV, Honey I Shrunk the Kids, Spaceballs)
Kim Stone - 1954 bassist (Spyro Gyra-Morning Dance)
Amschel Rothschild - 1955 banker
Anne-Marie Palli - 1955 Ciboure France, LPGA golfer (1992 ShopRite)
Anna Kathryn Holbrook - 1956 American actress
David Wayne Edwards - 1956 Neosho MO, PGA golfer (1980 Walt Disney)
Eric Roberts - 1956 Miss, actor (Pope of Greenwich Village, King of Gypsies)
John James - 1956 Minneapolis Mn, actor (Jeff Colby-Dynasty)
Melody Thomas Scott - 1956 actress (Nikki-Young " Restless)
Poonam Dhillon - 1956 Indian actress
Bernadette Robi - 1958 model/ex-wife of football player Lynn Swann
Lee Pattinson - 1958 rock bassist (Echo " Bunnymen-Heaven Up Here)
Malcolm Marshall - 1958 cricketer (WI quickie 1978-91, WI top wicket-taker)
Jim Eisenreich - 1959 St Cloud MN, outfielder (Phila Phillies, Fla Marlins)
Ocl Sweda - 1960 rocker (Bulletboys)
Ian Doig - 1961 Seaforth Ont, Canadian Tour golfer (1985 Florida Classic)
Jane Leeves - 1961 London, actress (Murphy Brown, Daphne Moon-Fraiser)
Jeff Cook - 1961 Muncie IN, Nike golfer (1990 Greater Ozarks Open)
Kelly Hansen - 1961 heavy metal rocker (Hurricane-I'm on to You)
Pamella Bordes - 1961 New Dehli India, Brit parliament prostitute
Steve Lombardi - 1961 American wrestler
Mick Sweda - 1962 heavy metal (Bulletboys, King Kobra-Ready to Strike)
Shirlie Hollman - 1962 rocker (Pepsi " Shirley-All Right Now)
Wilber Marshall - 1962 NFL linebacker (NY Jets)
Conan Chris O'Brien - 1963 Brookline Mass, TV host (Late Night)
Eric McCormack - 1963 Canadian-American actor (Will and Grace)
Phil Simmons - 1963 cricketer (West Indian opening batsman)
Jim Ellison - 1964 musician
Mark Berry - 1964 aka Bez, Dancer in Happy Mondays
Niall Ferguson - 1964 British historian
Rithy Panh - 1964 Cambodian film director
Diana Villegas - 1965 rocker (Triplets)
Rob Stenders - 1965 Dutch radio discjockey
Sylvia Villegas - 1965 rocker (Triplets)
Vicky Villegas - 1965 rocker (Triplets)
Chuck Wade - 1966 Menomonee Falls Wisc, diver (Olympics-96)
Michelle Chryst - 1966 WPVA volleyballer (Santa Cruz-17th-1994)
Trine Hattestad - 1966 Norwegian athlete
Valeri Kamensky - 1966 Voskresensk Rus, NHL left wing (Avalanche, Oly-S-98)
Jayce Fincher Jr - 1967 heavy metal bassist (Southgang-Tainted Angel)
Kenneth Gant - 1967 NFL safety (Tampa Bay Bucs)
Marcel Valk - 1967 soccer player (RKC, Go Ahead Eagles)
Maria Bello - 1967 American actress
Christian Slater - 1968 actor (Tucker, Wizard, Young Guns 2) [or Aug 19]
David Hewlett - 1968 English born Canadian actor
Mary Birdsong - 1968 American actress
Keith R.A. DeCandido - 1969 American author
Princess Sayako of Japan - 1969
Vladimir Tsyplakov - 1969 Inta Rus, NHL left wing (LA Kings, Belarus 1998)
Carl Simpson - 1970 NFL defensive tackle (Chic Bears)
Francois Leroux - 1970 Ste-adele, NHL defenseman (Pitts Penguins)
Greg Eklund - 1970 American musician
Heike Friedrich - 1970 East Germany swimmer (world record 200m)
Peter Giles - 1970 London Ontario, kayaker (Olympics-96)
Rico Brogna - 1970 American baseball player
Vladimir Antipin - 1970 hockey defenseman (Team Kazakhstan Oly-1998)
William Roaf - 1970 NFL tackle (NO Saints)
Dan Kordic - 1971 Edmonton, NHL defenseman (Phila Flyers)
Kerry Lynn Kemper - 1971 Miss Nebraska USA (1996)
Oleg Petrov - 1971 Moscow Rus, NHL right wing (Montreal Canadiens)
Tamara Braun - 1971 American actress
Eli Roth - 1972 American film director
Jeff Traversy - 1972 CFL defensive tackle (Calgary Stampeders)
Derrick Brooks - 1973 NFL linebacker (Tampa Bay Bucs)
Haile Gebresleassie - 1973 Ethiopia, 10k runner (Olympics-gold-96)
Haile Gebrselassie - 1973 Ethiopian athlete
James "Jamie" Koven - 1973 Morristown NJ, rower (Olympics-5th-1996)
Edgar Wright - 1974 British director
Mark Tremonti - 1974 American musician
Millie Corretjer - 1974 Puerto Rican singer
Fayray - 1976 Japanese singer
Justin Ross - 1976 American politician
Melissa Joan Hart - 1976 Sayville NY, actress (Clarissa, Sabrina)
Dan Lacouture - 1977 NHL hockey player
Anthony Davidson - 1979 British Formula One driver
Kourtney Kardashian - 1979 American reality television star
Matthew Upson - 1979 English footballer
Michael Bradley - 1979 American basketball player
Nuria Fergó - 1979 Spanish singer
Robyn Regehr - 1980 Canadian ice hockey player
Brian Buscher - 1981 American baseball player
Marie-Élaine Thibert - 1982 Canadian singer
Scott Hartnell - 1982 NHL hockey player
Fodil Hadjadj - 1983 Algerian footballer
Miguel Cabrera - 1983 Venezuelan baseball player
America Ferrera - 1984 American actress
Elena Temnikova - 1985 Russian singer (Serebro)
Karl Reindler - 1985 Australian racing driver
Łukasz Fabiański - 1985 Polish footballer
Billy Butler - 1986 American baseball player
Maurice Edu - 1986 American soccer player
Danny Guthrie - 1987 English footballer
Sandra Lyng Haugen - 1987 Norwegian singer
Alia Shawkat - 1989 American actress
Frances Bean Cobain - 1992 daughter of Kurt Cobain " Courtney Love
Moises Arias - 1994 American Actor
Alexey Zhigalkovich - 1996 Belarusian Singer
Hayah bint Hamzah - 2007 Princess of Jordan
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