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April Birthdays

Inventors & Scientists with April Birthdays

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April Birthdays

What famous inventor or scientist has the same April birthday as you. The fourth month of the year in the Gregorian calendar.

April 1

  • 1578 - English physician, William Harvey discovered blood circulation
  • 1858 - Italian sociologist, Gaetano Mosca wrote the Circulation of Elite
  • 1865 - Germany chemist, Richard Zsigmondy won the Nobel Prize in 1925
  • 1887 - American linguist, Leonard Bloomfield
  • 1922 - American scientist, Alan Perlis

April 2

  • 1618 - Mathematician & physicist, Francesco M. Grimaldi discovered light defraction
  • 1841 - French engineer, Clement Ader
  • 1875 - Walter Chrysler founded the Chrysler car company
  • 1900 - German musicologist, Heinrich Besseler
  • 1922 - Russian atomic physicist, Nikolaj G. Bassov worked with lasera and won the Nobel Prize in 1964
  • 1948 - Noted astronomer & educator, Eleanor Margaret Burbridge

April 3

  • 1837 - Writer & nature enthusiast, John Burroughs had the Burroughs Medal named after him
  • 1934 - English ethologist, Jane Goodall studied African chimps

April 4

  • 1809 - American mathematician & astronomer, Benjamin Pierce
  • 1821 - Linus Yale was an American portrait painter and inventor, who invented the Yale cylinder lock
  • 1823 - Karl Wilhelm Siemens was an inventor, who laid undersea cables
  • 1826 - Zenobe Theophile Gramme invented an electric motor
  • 1881 - Encylopediest, Charles Funk produced Funk and Wagnalls
  • 1933 - English manufacturer, Robin Phillips invented a hand-dryer

April 5

  • 1752 - Sebastien Erard invented improved pianos and harps
  • 1838 - American invertebrate paleontologist, Alpheus Hyatt
  • 1899 - American inventor, Alfred Blalock
  • 1951 - Dean Kamen invented the Segway, the AutoSyringe, a mobile dialysis system, and the insulin pump
  • 1954 - Computer programmer, Michael W. Butler invented the TODAY program

April 6

  • 1920 - Swiss scientist, Edmond H. Fischer won the 1992 Nobel Prize in Medicine with Edwin Krebs for their discoveries in reversible protein phosphorylation
  • 1928 - Chemist, James D. Watson co-discovered the structure of DNA
  • 1953 - American inventor, Andy Hertzfeld was a co-inventor of the Apple Macintosh, who started a new company called General Magic

April 7

  • 1775 - American businessman, Francis Cabot Lowell invented the first raw cotton-to-cloth textile mill
  • 1859 - Walter Camp was the father of American football, who invented many of the rules.
  • 1860 - Noted American vegetarian, Will Keith Kellogg was the founder of the Kellogg Company, who invented a process of making flaked cereal, corn flakes, for use as a healthy breakfast cereal.
  • 1869 - American botanist & explorer, David Grandison Fairchild brought new plants into the U.S.
  • 1890 - Noted environmentalist, Marjory Stoneman Douglas was nicknamed the first Lady of the Everglades

April 8

  • 1869 - American neurosurgeon, Harvey Cushing did the first blood pressure studies
  • 1907 - Noted chemist Maurice Stacey
  • 1911 - American chemist, Melvin Calvin won the Nobel Prize in 1961 for his work on photosynthesis

April 9

April 10

  • 1755 - German physician, Samuel Hahnemann invented homeopathy
  • 1917 - Organic chemist, Robert Burns Woodward won the Nobel prize in 1965
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