This Week's Birthdays - Week of April 4

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This Week's Birthdays - Week of April 4

Monday, Apr 4 2011 by kjfitz
April 4, 1876 – Maurice de Vlaminck, French painter (d. 1958)

'Vlaminck - un instinct fauve'
April 5, 1769 – Sir Thomas Hardy, 1st Baronet Royal Navy Vice-Admiral and First Lord of the Admiralty (d. 1839)

Hardy Monument


April 6, 1890 – Anthony Fokker, Dutch aviation engineering pioneer (d. 1939)

Fokker Dr. I (Red Baron)
April 7, 1770 – William Wordsworth, English poet (d. 1850)

Wordsworth House
April 8, 1892 – Mary Pickford, Canadian actress (d. 1979)

Pickfair Estate
April 9, 1757 – Edward Pellew, 1st Viscount Exmouth, British admiral (d. 1833)

Sir Edward Pellew Group of Islands
April 10, 1735 – Button Gwinnett, Signer of the US Declaration of Independence (d. 1777)

Signers Monument