Friday, April 21, 2006

Today VII

Birthdays:

  • Michel Rolle, mathematician, invented the current standardized notation to denote the nth root of x, April 21, 1652 - November 8, 1719

  • John Law, economist, considered to be the father of finance, responsible for the adoption or use of paper money or bills in the world today, (baptized) April 21, 1671 - March 21, 1729

  • Charlotte Brontë, novelist, the eldest of the three Brontë sisters, wrote Jane Eyre, and other novels, April 21, 1816 – March 31, 1855

  • Antonio Rudolfo Oaxaca ANTHONY Quinn, actor, painter, and writer, April 21, 1915 – June 3, 2001

  • Alistair Stuart MacLean, novelist, wrote The Guns of Navarone and Where Eagles Dare, among others; also used the pseudonym Ian Stuart, April 28, 1922 - February 2, 1987

  • Queen Elizabeth II [Elizabeth Alexandra Mary Windsor], 1926

  • Elaine May, comedienne, 1932

  • Alan Warner, guitarist with The Foundations, 1947

  • Kenneth Gene KEN Caminiti, baseball player, April 21, 1963 – October 10, 2004


RIP:

  • Samuel Langhorne Clemens, aka Mark Twain, author, November 30, 1835 – April 21, 1910

  • Earl Zebedee Hooker, blues guitarist, January 15, 1929 – April 21, 1970

  • Milton Marx, aka Gummo Marx, actor, October 23, 1892 - April 21, 1977

  • Eunice Kathleen Waymon, aka Nina Simone, singer, February 21, 1933 – April 21, 2003

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