1452 - King Ferdinand II of Aragon
1832 - Jose Echegaray y Eizaguirre, Writer and Nobel laureate
1892 - Germaine Tailleferre, Composer, the only woman in the French group of composers known as "Les Six"
1903 - Eliot Ness, Law enforcer
1933 - Jayne Mansfield, Actress
1935 - Dudley Moore, Actor
1947 - Murray Perahia, American Pianist
1979 - Kate Hudson, Actress
1987 - Maria Sharapova, Tennis player
Actress Kate Hudson
Enjoy Germaine Tailleferre's "Romance."
1774 - Christoph W. Gluck's opera Iphigenie en Aulide, adapted from Racine, is first staged at the Paris Opera, with the Dauphiane Marie Antoinette attending. (Here's Overture of this opera with Maestro Riccardo Muti conducting Philadelphia Orchestra, uploaded by mvvm18. Accessed April 19, 2018.)
1775 - The American War of Independence begins. When British soldiers try to confiscate colonists' firearms, a gun battle breaks out and the locals force the English out of town.