May 4 Birthdays in History - May 4 Deaths - May 4 Events
1979 Lance Bass, American Musician
1976 Heather Kozar, born in Akron, Ohio, playmate, Jan, 1998
1975 Pablo Ruiz, Buenos Aires Arg, spanish singer
1973 Edward Hervey, NFL wide receiver for the Dallas Cowboys
1973 Matthew Barnaby, Ottawa, NHL left wing for the Buffalo Sabres
1973 Michelle Martinez, Dallas Texas, Miss America, Texas-Top 10-1997
1972 Ethan Watts, Philadelphia, volleyball middle blocker 1996 Olympics
1972 Gretchen Ulion, ice hockey forward, USA, 1998 Olympics
1972 Marc Lamb, WLAF T for the London Monarchs
1971 Derrick Clark, NFL/WLAF fullback, Broncos, Rhein Fire
1971 Steve Glenn, CFL linebacker for the BC Lions
1970 Dawn Staley, Philadelphia, basketball guard, 1996 Olympics gold
1968 Andre Collins, NFL linebacker for the Cincinnati Bengals
1968 Eddie Perez, born in Cuidad Ojeda, Venezuela, catcher, Atlanta Braves
1968 Kevin Todd, Winnipeg, NHL center for the Los Angeles Kings
1967 Derek MacCready, CFL defensive tackle for the Edmonton Eskimos
1967 John Child, East York Ontario, beach volleyballer 1996 Olympics bronze
1967 Matthew Crane, Kimberton, Pennsylvania, actor, Matt Cory-Another World
1967 Ana Gasteyer, born in Washington, D.C., actress, comedienne, appeared in 'Saturday Night Live' television show, appeared in 'Mean Girls' film and 'Wicked' musical
1966 Monica Tranel [Michini], Billings Mont, rower 1996 Olympics
1965 Adri Bogers, Dutch soccer player, Willem II
1964 Goran Prpic, Yugoslavia, tennis star
1962 Tracy Vaccaro, Glendale, California, playmate, October, 1983
1961 Eugene Daniel, NFL center, Indianapolis Colts, Baltimore Ravens
1961 Jay Aston, London, England, singer, youngest member of British pop group, Bucks Fizz, founded Jay Aston Theatre Arts School
1961 Mary Elizabeth McDonough, born in Van Nuys, California, actress, Erin-Waltons
1960 Martyn Moxon, cricketer, England batsman in ten Tests 1986-89
1960 Andrew Denton, Australian Comedian
1959 Randy Travis, Marshville, North Carolina, country singer, Diggin' Up Bones
1959 Robert Raymond Tway, born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, PGA golfer, 1986 Shearson
1959 Rohn Stark, NFL punter for the Pittsburgh Steelers
1958 Keith Haring, Kutztown, Pennsylvania, graffiti artist, Vanity Fair, Paris Review
1957 Peter Sleep, cricketer, Australian leg-spin all-rounder 1979-90
1957 Richard E. Grant, born in Swaziland, actor, Posse, Bram Stoker's Dracula
1956 Michael L Gernhardt, Mansfield, Ohio, astronaut, STS-69, 83, 94, sk 100
1956 Ulrike Meyfarth, Frankfurt, West Germany, high jumper, Gold Medal 1972 Olympics
1956 David Guterson, American Author
1954 Julie Budd, Brooklyn, singer, Child of Plenty
1951 James C. Greenwood, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Representative-R-Pennsylvania 1993 - 2005
1951 Jackie Jackson, Sigmund, born in Gary, Indiana, rocker, Jackson 5-ABC
1950 Darryl Hunt, English pop bassist, Pogues-Pair of Brown Eyes
1950 Hilly Hicks, born in Los Angeles, California, actor, Roll Out, Roots
1950 Rene CM van Asten, Dutch actor, Herenstraat 10
1949 Gerrit J P van Otterloo, Dutch MP, PvdA
1949 Sybil Danning, Danninger, Weis Austria, actress, Chained Heat
1949 Zal Cleminson, rocker, Alex Harvey Band
1949 Graham Swift, British Author
1948 Billy O'Donnell, harness racer driver of year, 1984
1946 Renee Powell, LPGA golfer
1946 Gary Bauer, American Public Servant
1945 George Wadenius, rocker, Blood, Sweat and Tears
1945 Monika van Paemel, Belgian writer, Accursed Fathers
1944 Dave, Otto Levenbach, Dutch singer, Du cote the Chez Swann
1944 Paul Gleason, born in Jersey City, New Jersey, actor, Breakfast CLub, Die Hard
1944 Peggy Santiglia McGannon, New Jersey, rocker, Angels
1943 Nickolas Ashford, South Carolina, singer, Ashford and Simpson-Solid as a Rock
1943 Stella Parton, sister of Dolly Parton/singer, A Woman's Touch
1942 Ronnie Bond, drummer, Troggs-Wild Thing
1941 George Will, born in Champaign, Illinois, journalist, author, wrote, editor, National Review magazine 1972 - 1978, awarded Pulitzer Prize for Commentary
1940 Dick Curl, Chester, Pennsylvania, offensive coordinator coach, Barcelona Dragons
1939 Amos Oz, Jerusalem Israel, author, My Michael
1938 Tyrone Davis, U.S. R&B singer, Are you serious
1938 William J Bennett, U.S. Secretary of Education, 1985 - 1988
1937 Hans Ulrich Lehmann, composer
1936 El Cordobes, Manuel Benitez, Spanish toreador
1934 Pete Barbutti, Scranton, Pennsylvania, comedian, Garry Moore Show
1931 Ed Cassidy, drummer, Spirit-I Got A Line on You
1931 Gennadi Rozhdestvensky, born in Moscow, Russia, conductor, U.S.S.R. State Radio
1930 Roberta Peters, New York City, operatic soprano, New York Met
1929 Audrey Hepburn, Brussels Belg, Breakfast at Tiffany's, My Fair Lady
1928 Betsy Rawls, Spartanburg, South Carolina, golfer, US Womens Open-51, 53, 57, 60
1928 Hosni Mubarak, Egyptian president, 1981-
1928 Maynard Ferguson, Verdun Quebec, jazz trumpeter, Roulette
1926 Milton "Milt" Thompson, U.S. NASA-test pilot/chief-engineer, X-15
1925 Peter Blum, German/South African/English poet, Capricorn
1924 Peter Aldersley, actor/disc jockey
1924 Tat'yana Petrovna Nikolayeva, composer
1922 John Paul Hammerschmidt, born in Harrison, Arkansas, Representative-R-Arkansas 1967 - 1993
1921 John van Kesteren, Dutch tenor, Komische Oper, West-Berlin
1921 Patsy Garrett, Atlantic City, New Jersey, actress, Nanny and the Professor
1919 Dimiter Petkov, composer
1919 Mary Ann McCall, singer
1918 Kakuei Tanaka, Japanese PM, 1972-74, convicted of bribe-taking
1917 Edward Toner Cone, composer
1916 Maurice "Moe" Purtill, jazz drummer
1915 Curt Conway, born in Boston, Massachusetts, actor, Raw Deal
1915 Pedro Saenz, born in Spain, composer, composed music for classical guitar
1914 Abdel Karim Kassem, general/premier/dictator of Iraq, 1958-63
1914 Emmanuel Robles, Algerian-French journalist/playwright, Lesson Hauteurs
1914 Maria Felix, Mexican Actress
1912 Lou Brown, born in Brooklyn, New York, orchestra leader, Jerry Lewis Show
1910 Mady Alfredo, Maria M the Brieder, actress, Alicia
1909 Howard Da Silva, Silverblatt, born in Cleveland, Ohio, actor, Ben Franklin-1776
1909 Jeroom Verten [Jozef F Vermetten], Flemish playwright
1909 Andrew Heyward, American Businessman
1909 Mitch Kapor, American Businessman
1906 Esmond Knight, East Sheen, England, actor, Hamlet, Sleeping Murder
1905 Matyas Seiber, Budapest, Hungary, composer, Scherzando
1903 Luther Adler, New York City, actor, Dr. Bernard Altman-Psychiatrist
1902 Cola [Nicolas] Debrot, Bonaire governor, Netherlands Antilles, author
1902 Cvjetko Rihtman, composer
1902 Rodney Meredith Thomas, architect/painter
1902 W. Clement Stone, American Businessman
1893 Edgar Dearing, bron in Ceres, California, actor, Abraham Lincoln, Free and Easy
1893 Royal Butler, Edwin Richey, born in Atlanta, Georgia, actor
1891 Frederick Jacobi, composer
1891 Johan W F Werumeus Buning, Dutch poet, Daily Bread
1889 Francis J. Spellman, U.S. Cardinal
1889 Francis Cardinal Spellman, American Clergyman
1882 Wilhelm Lehmann, writer
1881 Aleksandr F Kerenski, Russian premier, 1917-Prelude to Bolshevism
1877 Arthur Lang, U.S., boxer/businessman, Died Aug 8, 1992 at 115
1875 Ramiro de Maeztu y Whitney, Spanish writer, Don Quixote and Celestine
1875 Reggie Schwartz, cricketer, 1st of great South African googlists
1867 Dynam-Victor Fumet, composer
1860 Emil Nikolaus Von Reznicek, Vienna Austria, composer, Donna Diana
1846 Emile Galle, French glass/marble/ceramic artist, Galle Glaze
1845 William Kingdon Clifford, English Mathematician
1835 Edmund Hart Turpin, composer
1826 Frederick Church, U.S. romantic landscape painter, Hudson River Sch
1825 Thomas Henry Huxley, scientist/humanist/Darwinist
1825 Thomas Huxley, English Scientist
1820 Joseph Whitaker, England, publisher, founded Whitaker's Almanack
1820 Julia Gardiner Tyler, 2nd wife of President John Tyler, 1841-45
1796 Horace Mann, U.S., educator/author/editor, pioneered public schools
1796 Joseph Pannell Taylor, Brigadier General Union Army
1796 William Pennington, American Lawyer
1777 Charles-Louis-Joseph Hanssens, composer
1776 Johann Friedrich Herbart, Germany, philosopher/psychologist
1769 Charles Hague, composer
1763 Franz Stanislaus Spindler, composer
1749 Charlotte Smith, English Poet
1744 Marianne von Martinez, composer
1738 Josef Kohaut, composer
1655 Bartolomeo di Francesco Cristofori, Italy, piano builder
1635 Willem van Outhoorn, Dutch governor-general, Dutch East Indies
1631 Mary I Henriette Stuart, daughter of Charles I/queen of England
1622 Juan de Valdes Leal, Spanish painter/sculptor
1611 Carlo Rainaldi, composer
1006 Abd-Allah Ansari, Persian mystic/poet, Monadjat