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Notable Birthdays for April 13

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Those born on this date include:

- British anti-government conspirator Guy Fawkes in 1570
- Thomas Jefferson, third president of the United States, in 1743
- Frank Woolworth, founder of the five-and-dime stores, in 1852
- outlaw Butch Cassidy in 1866
- novelist Nella Larsen in 1891
- Alfred Butts, inventor of the game Scrabble, in 1899
- Irish playwright Samuel Beckett in 1906
- author Eudora Welty in 1909
- atheist activist Madalyn Murray O'Hair in 1919
- actor Lyle Waggoner in 1935 (age 84)
- Irish poet Seamus Heaney in 1939
- actor Paul Sorvino in 1939 (age 80)
- composer Bill Conti in 1942 (age 77)
- actor Tony Dow in 1945 (age 74)
- singer Al Green in 1946 (age 73)
- actor Ron Perlman in 1950 (age 69)
- singer Peabo Bryson in 1951 (age 68)
- actor Peter Davison in 1951 (age 68)
- author/critic Christopher Hitchens in 1949
- Max Weinberg, band leader/Bruce Springsteen drummer, in 1951 (age 68)
- chess champion Garry Kasparov in 1963 (age 56)
- actor Caroline Rhea in 1964 (age 55)
- actor Rick Schroder in 1970 (age 49)
- singer Aaron Lewis in 1972 (age 47)
- actor Jonathan Brandis in 1976
- actor Allison Williams in 1988 (age 32).

 

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