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15 April 2010

15 April dalam sejarah

Births
1452 – Leonardo da Vinci, Italian Renaissance polymath (d. 1519)
1469 – Guru Nanak Dev, the first of the ten Sikh Gurus (d. 1539)
1489 – Mimar Sinan, Ottoman architect (d. 1588)
1552 – Pietro Cataldi, Italian mathematician (d. 1626)
1588 – Claudius Salmasius, French classical scholar (d. 1653)
1641 – Robert Sibbald, Scottish physician (d. 1722)
1642 – Suleiman II, Ottoman Sultan (d. 1691)
1646 – King Christian V of Denmark (d. 1699)
1646 – Pierre Poiret, French mystic (d. 1719)
1684 – Catherine I of Russia (d. 1727)
1688 – Johann Friedrich Fasch, German composer (d. 1758)
1707 – Leonhard Euler, Swiss mathematician (d. 1783)
1710 – William Cullen, Scottish physician (d. 1790)
1721 – Prince William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland, English military leader (d. 1765)
1741 – Charles Willson Peale, American painter, soldier and naturalist (d. 1827)
1772 – Étienne Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, French naturalist (d. 1844)
1793 – Friedrich Georg Wilhelm von Struve, German astronomer (d. 1864)
1794 – Jean Pierre Flourens, French physiologist (d. 1867)
1800 – James Clark Ross, English explorer (d. 1862)
1809 – Hermann Grassmann, German mathematician (d. 1877)
1832 – Wilhelm Busch, German poet (d. 1908)
1841 – Joseph E. Seagram, Canadian distillery founder (d. 1919)
1843 – Henry James, American author (d. 1916)
1856 – Jean Moréas, Greek poet (d. 1910)
1858 – Émile Durkheim, French sociologist (d. 1917)
1861 – Bliss Carman, Canadian poet (d. 1929)
1874 – George Harrison Shull, American plant geneticist (d. 1954)
1874 – Johannes Stark, German physicist, Nobel laureate (d. 1957)
1875 – James J. Jeffries, American heavyweight boxer (d. 1953)
1878 – Robert Walser, Swiss writer (d. 1956)
1879 – Melville Henry Cane, American lawyer (d. 1980)
1883 – Stanley Bruce, eighth Prime Minister of Australia (d. 1967)
1885 – Tadeusz Kutrzeba, Polish general (d. 1947)
1886 – Nikolay Gumilyov, Russian poet (d. 1921)
1888 – Maximilian Kronberger, German poet (d. 1904)
1889 – Thomas Hart Benton, American muralist (d. 1975)
1889 – A. Philip Randolph, American activist (d. 1979)
1892 – Corrie ten Boom, Dutch author and Holocaust survivor (d. 1983)
1892 – Theo Osterkamp, World War I and World War II German fighter pilot (d. 1975)
1894 – Nikita Khrushchev, Premier of the Soviet Union (d. 1971)
1894 – Bessie Smith, American blues singer (d. 1937)
1895 – Clark McConachy, New Zealand billiards player (d. 1980)
1896 – Nikolay Nikolayevich Semyonov, Russian chemist, Nobel laureate (d. 1986)
1901 – Joe Davis, English snooker player (d. 1978)
1902 – Fernando Pessa, Portuguese journalist (d. 2002)
1904 – Arshile Gorky, Armenian Artist (d. 1948)
1907 – Nikolaas Tinbergen, Dutch ethologist, Nobel laureate (d. 1988)
1908 – Eden Ahbez, American songwriter (d. 1995)
1908 – Lita Grey, American actress (d. 1995)
1910 – Miguel Najdorf, Argentine chess grandmaster (d. 1997)
1912 – Kim Il-sung, President of North Korea (d. 1994)
1916 – Alfred S. Bloomingdale, American businessman (d. 1982)
1917 – Hans Conried, American actor (d. 1982)
1917 – James Kee, American politician (d. 1989)
1920 – Thomas Szasz, Hungarian-American psychiatrist
1920 – Richard von Weizsäcker, President of Germany
1921 – Georgi Beregovoi, Russian cosmonaut (d. 1995)
1922 – Michael Ansara, Syrian-American actor
1922 – Harold Washington, American politician (d. 1987)
1924 – Sir Neville Marriner, English conductor
1927 – Robert Mills, American physicist (d. 1999)
1930 – Vigdís Finnbogadóttir, President of Iceland
1933 – Roy Clark, American musician
1933 – David Hamilton, British photographer, film director and producer
1933 – Elizabeth Montgomery, American actress (d. 1995)
1933 – Boris Strugatsky, Russian author
1936 – Raymond Poulidor, French cyclist
1937 – Bob Luman, American country singer (d. 1978)
1938 – Hso Khan Pha, Burmese politician
1939 – Claudia Cardinale, Tunisian-born actress
1939 – Marty Wilde, British singer
1940 – Jeffrey Archer, British author
1940 – Willie Davis, American baseball player
1940 – Woodie Fryman, American baseball player
1940 – Robert Lacroix, French Canadian professor of economics
1940 – Robert Walker Jr., American actor
1941 – Howard Berman, American politician
1942 – Francis X. DiLorenzo, American Catholic prelate
1942 – Walt Hazzard, American basketball player
1942 – Kenneth Lay, American businessman (d. 2006)
1944 – Dzhokhar Dudaev, Chechen leader (d. 1996)
1944 – Dave Edmunds, Welsh musician
1947 – Lois Chiles, American actress
1947 – Cristina Husmark Pehrsson, Swedish politician
1947 – Mike Chapman, British songwriter
1947 – Linda Bloodworth-Thomason, American writer and television producer
1947 – Woolly Wolstenholme, British Musician
1948 – Michael Kamen, American composer (d. 2003)
1949 – Tonio K, American singer
1949 – Alla Pugacheva, Russian singer
1949 – Craig Zadan, American film producer
1950 – Josiane Balasko, French actress, director and screenwriter
1950 – Amy Wright, American actress
1951 – Heloise, American newspaper columnist
1952 – Bengt Gingsjö, Swedish swimmer
1952 – Kym Gyngell, Australian comedian
1952 – Sam McMurray, American actor
1953 – Rodi Kratsa-Tsagaropoulou, Greek politician
1954 – Seka, American pornographic actress
1955 – Dodi Al-Fayed, Egyptian businessman (d. 1997)
1956 – Michael Cooper, American basketball player
1957 – Evelyn Ashford, American athlete
1958 – Keith Acton, Canadian ice hockey player and coach
1958 – Dolores Gordon-Smith, British writer
1958 – Memos Ioannou, Greek basketball player
1958 – Noni Ιoannidou, Greek fashion model and actress
1958 – Benjamin Zephaniah, British writer
1959 – Fruit Chan, Hong Kong film director
1959 – Emma Thompson, English actress
1959 – Thomas F. Wilson, American actor
1959 – Kevin Lowe, Canadian ice hockey player and general manager
1960 – Tony Jones (snooker player), English snooker player
1960 – Pedro Delgado, Spanish cyclist
1960 – HRH Prince Philippe, Duke of Brabant, heir to the Belgian throne
1962 – Surjit Bindrakhia, Punjabi Bhangra singer
1962 – Nawal El Moutawakel, Morrocan hurdler
1962 – Tom Kane, American voice actor
1963 – Bobby Pepper, American journalist
1965 – Linda Perry, American musician
1966 – Samantha Fox, English singer
1967 – Frankie Poullain, British musician (The Darkness)
1967 – Dara Torres, American swimmer
1968 – Ed O'Brien, British musician (Radiohead)
1968 – Stacey Williams, American model
1969 – Jeromy Burnitz, American baseball player
1969 – Jimmy Waite, Canadian ice hockey goaltender
1970 – Flex Alexander, American actor
1971 – Katy Hill, British television presenter
1971 – Jason Sehorn, American football player
1971 – Kate Harbour, English voice actress
1972 – Lou Romano, American voice actor
1972 – Arturo Gatti, Canadian boxer (d. 2009)
1974 – Mike Quinn, American football player
1974 – Keith Malley, American comedian and podcaster (Keith and The Girl)
1974 – Danny Pino, American actor
1974 – Douglas Spain, American actor
1975 – Paul Dana, American race car driver (d. 2006)
1975 – Phil Labonte, Lead vocalist for Metalcore band All That Remains.
1976 – Jason Bonsignore, Canadian ice hockey player
1976 – Susan Ward, American actress
1977 – Brian Pothier, American ice hockey player
1978 – Austin Aries, American wrestler
1978 – Milton Bradley, American baseball player
1978 – Tim Corcoran, American baseball player
1979 – Anna Torv, Australian actress
1980 – Natalie Casey, British actress
1980 – James Foster, English cricketer
1980 – Raúl López, Spanish basketball player
1980 – Victor Núñez, Costa Rican footballer
1980 – Willie Mason, Australian Rugby League Player
1980 – Fränk Schleck, Luxembourgish cyclist
1981 – Andrés D'Alessandro, Argentine football player
1981 – Seth Wulsin, American artist
1982 – Anthony Green, American musician
1982 – Seth Rogen, Canadian actor and writer
1982 – Albert Riera, Spanish footballer
1982 – Michael Aubrey, American baseball player
1983 – Ilya Kovalchuk, Russian ice hockey player
1983 – Alice Braga, Brazilian actress
1983 – Dudu Cearense, Brazilian footballer
1983 – Bronson La'Cassie, Australian professional golfer
1984 – Cam Janssen, American ice hockey player
1984 – Ben Kasica, Guitarist (rock band "Skillet")
1985 – John Danks, American baseball player
1985 – Aaron Laffey, American baseball player
1985 – Amy Reid, German pornographic actress
1986 – Quincy Owusu-Abeyie, Dutch footballer
1986 – Tom Heaton, English footballer
1987 – Sapphire Elia, English actress
1990 – Emma Watson, English actress
1991 – Daiki Arioka, Japanese actor & singer
1992 – Richard Sandrak, American bodybuilder
1992 – Amy Diamond, Swedish singer
1993 – Madeleine Martin, American television actress

Source: 15 April

Last but not least...
1977 - cHiQuE CoMeL, blogger

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