Date History - On this day in history

Famous birthdays for this day in history

Born on this day - April 22nd

1984 - Amelle Berrabah, singer in UK band Sugababes

1983 - Matt Jones, American football player

1982 - Kaka, Brazilian footballer

1981 - Ken Dorsey, American football player

1979 - Daniel Johns, lead singer of Australian band Silverchair

1977 - Andruw Jones, baseball player

1975 - Greg Moore, Canadian race car driver (d. 1999)

1974 - Shavo Odadjian, Armenian-born bassist (System of a Down)

1972 - Owen Finegan, Australian International Rugby Union

1970 - Andrea Giani, Italian volleyball player

1968 - Zarley Zalapski, Canadian ice hockey player

1967 - Sheryl Lee, American actress

1967 - Harvey Williams, American football player

1965 - Peter Zezel, Canadian ice hockey player

1962 - Jeff Minter, British video game programmer

1959 - Ryan Stiles, Canadian-born actor and comedian

1959 - Catherine Mary Stewart, Canadian actress

1958 - Ken Olandt, American actor

1952 - Marilyn Chambers, American actress

1950 - Zygi Wilf, owner of the Minnesota Vikings

1950 - Peter Frampton, British musician

1946 - John Waters, American film writer and director

1944 - Steve Fossett, American adventurer

1943 - Louise Glück, American poet

1939 - Jason Miller, American actor (d. 2001)

1937 - Jack Nitzsche, American composer and arranger (d. 2000)

1937 - Jack Nicholson, American actor

1936 - Glen Campbell, American musician

1935 - Paul Chambers, American jazz bassist (d. 1969)

1926 - James Stirling, British architect (d. 1992)

1926 - Charlotte Rae, American actress

1923 - Bettie Page, American model

1923 - Aaron Spelling, American television producer and writer

1922 - Wolf V. Vishniac, American microbiologist (d. 1973)

1922 - Charles Mingus, American musician (d. 1979)

1919 - Donald J. Cram, American chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2001)

1918 - Mickey Vernon, baseball player

1916 - Yehudi Menuhin, American-born violinist (d. 1999)

1914 - Jan de Hartog, Dutch writer (d. 2002)

1912 - Kathleen Ferrier, British contralto (d. 1953)

1910 - Norman Steenrod, American mathematician (d. 1971)

1909 - Rita Levi-Montalcini, Italian neurologist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

1907 - Ivan Efremov, Russian paleontologist and author (d. 1972)

1906 - Prince Gustaf Adolf, Duke of Westrobothnia, second in line to the Swedish throne (d. 1946)

1906 - Eddie Albert, American actor (d. 2005)

1904 - Robert Oppenheimer, American physicist (d. 1967)

1899 - Vladimir Nabokov, Russian writer (d. 1977)

1891 - Harold Jeffreys, English astronomer (d. 1989)

1884 - Otto Rank, Austrian psychologist (d. 1939)

1881 - Alexander Kerensky, Russian politician (d. 1970)

1876 - Robert Barany, American physician, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (d. 1936)

1876 - Georg Lurich, Estonian wrestler (d. 1920)

1873 - Ellen Glasgow, American author (d. 1945)

1870 (N.S.) - Vladimir Lenin, Russian revolutionary (d. 1924)

1860 - Ada Rehan, American stage actress (d. 1916)

1854 - Henri La Fontaine, Belgian lawyer and activist, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (d. 1943)

1852 - Guillaume IV, Grand Duke of Luxembourg (d. 1912)

1844 - Lewis Thornton Powell, would-be assassin of Secretary of State William Seward (d. 1865)

1840 - Odilon Redon, French painter (d. 1916)

1816 - Charles Denis Bourbaki, French general

1812 - Solomon Caesar Malan, British orientalist (d. 1894)

1766 - Madame de Staël, French author (d. 1817)

1724 - Immanuel Kant, German philosopher (d. 1804)

1711 - Eleazar Wheelock, American founder of Dartmouth College (d. 1779)

1707 - Henry Fielding, English author (d. 1754)

1692 - James Stirling, Scottish mathematician (d. 1770)

1690 - John Carteret, 2nd Earl Granville, English statesman (d. 1763)

1658 - Giuseppe Torelli, Italian composer (d. 1709)

1610 - Pope Alexander VIII (d. 1691)

1550 - Edward de Vere, Lord Great Chamberlain of England (d. 1604)

1451 - Queen Isabella of Castile and Leon (d. 1504)



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