Birthdays to Remember This Month

Created Wednesday, 18 March 2009 01:24


Birthdays to Remember This Month

 

Actor Walter Huston, who was born on April 6, 1884, received an Oscar nomination for his role in the movie Dodsworth. But he was most famous for his role opposite

Gary Cooper in The Virginian. Jack Miner, who was born on April 10, 1865, is known as the father of North American conservationism. He is best known for his work collecting data about the migration of birds.

Dale Messick, who would have been 103 on April 11, was the first woman syndicated comic strip artist in the United States. She created the Brenda Starr strip, which was hugely popular in the 1950s.

Frederick Law Olmsted, known as the father of American landscape architecture, was born on April 26, 1822. He is most famous for his design of New York’s Central Park.

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