The Famous Birthdays: Celebrity birthdays and famous people biographies

Famous people who died in April 17th

Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790)

American printer, writer, politician
Linda McCartney

Linda McCartney (1941 - 1998)

American musician
Barbara Bush

Barbara Bush (1925 - 2018)

American wife of George H. W. Bush, 41st First Lady of the United States
Doris Roberts

Doris Roberts (1925 - 2016)

American actress
Eddie Cochran

Eddie Cochran (1938 - 1960)

American singer-songwriter and guitarist
Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan

Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan (1888 - 1975)

Indian philosopher and politician
Deanna Durbin

Deanna Durbin (1921 - 2013)

Canadian-American actress and singer
Ralph Abernathy

Ralph Abernathy (1926 - 1990)

U.S. civil rights leader
Juana Inés de la Cruz

Juana Inés de la Cruz (1651 - 1695)

Mexican nun, scholar, and poet
Aimé Césaire

Aimé Césaire (1913 - 2008)

French poet, author, and politician
Carl Kasell

Carl Kasell (1934 - 2018)

Radio Newscaster
Roger Walcott Sperry

Roger Walcott Sperry (1913 - 1994)

American neuroscientist
Kitty Carlisle

Kitty Carlisle (1910 - 2007)

American actress and singer
Danny Federici

Danny Federici (1950 - 2008)

organ, glockenspiel and accordion player for Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band
Marcel Dassault

Marcel Dassault (1892 - 1986)

aircraft industrialist