21 April

indexI can live alone, if self-respect, and circumstances require me so to do. I need not sell my soul to buy bliss. I have an inward treasure born with me, which can keep me alive if all extraneous delights should be withheld, or offered only at a price I cannot afford to give.

Charlotte Brontë, born on 21 April 1816, Sun Taurus, Moon Aquarius, Ascendant Virgo, English author (Yorkshire, England,  April  21, 1816 – 31 March 1855). “Life appears to me too short to be spent in nursing animosity or registering wrongs.”

Ulrich von Hutten (21 April 1488 – 29 August 1523) scholar, poet and reformer.

Ludovico Carracci (2.2) Italian painter (Bologna, Italy,  April 21, 1555 – 13 November 1619)

John Cameron Mitchell, (2.1) American film director, 1963, Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Shortbus and Rabbit Hole.

Marcel Camus (2.3) French film director (Chappes, France,  April 21, 1912 – 13 January 1982)

Anthony Quinn (2.4) Mexican-born American actor (Mexico, April 21, 1915 – June 3, 2001)

Silvana Mangano (2.12.8) Italian actress (Roma, Italy,   April 21, 1930  – 16 December 1989)

Iggy Pop (2.2.4)  American musician (The Stooges) (Muskegon, US, April 21, 1947)

1652 – Michel Rolle, French mathematician (d. 1719)

1671 – John Law, Scottish economist (d. 1729)

1730 – Antonín Kammel,Czech composer and violinist (d. 1788)

1774 – Jean-Baptiste Biot, French physicist (d. 1862)

1775 – Alexander Anderson, American illustrator (d. 1870)

1814 – Angela Georgina Burdett-Coutts, English philanthropist (d. 1906)

1851 – Charles Barrois, French geologist (d. 1939)

1864 – Max Weber, German economist and sociologist (d. 1920)

1870 – Edwin S. Porter, American film pioneer (d. 1941)

1882 – Percy Williams Bridgman, American physicist, Nobel laureate (d. 1961)

1889 – Paul Karrer, Swiss chemist, Nobel laureate (d. 1971)

1907 – Wade Mainer, American singer and banjoist

1915 – Garrett Hardin, American ecologist (d. 2003)

1918 – Eddy Christiani, Dutch singer and guitarist

1919 – Don Cornell, American singer (d. 2004)

1924 – Ira Louvin, Country music singer, songwriter, and musician (d. 1965)

1932 – Elaine May, American comedian

1933 – Easley Blackwood, Jr., American professor of music, a concert pianist, a composer

1935 – Charles Grodin, American actor

1945 – Diana Darvey, British actress, singer and dancer (d. 2000)

1945 – Ronnie Tober, Dutch singer

1947 – Barbara Park, American author of children’s books

1947 – John Weider, British rock musician (Eric Burdon and the Animals, Family)

1948 – Paul Davis, American singer (d. 2008)

1949 – Patti LuPone, American singer and actress

1958 – Andie MacDowell, American actress

1959 – Tim Jacobus, American artist (Goosebumps)

1959 – Jerry Only, American musician (The Misfits)

1959 – Robert Smith, British musician (The Cure)

1959 – Michael Timmins, Canadian musician (Cowboy Junkies)

1963 – John Cameron Mitchell, American film director

1966 – Michael Franti, American musician

1971 – Eric Mabius, American actor

1971 – Michael Turner, American comic book artist (d. 2008)

1972 – Severina Vučković, Croatian singer

1978 – Jukka Nevalainen, Finnish drummer (Nightwish)

1978 – Branden Steineckert, American drummer (Rancid, The Used)

982 – Lynn Hilary, Irish singer

 

 

ACIM: 111. Miracles are seen in light. Miracles are seen in light, and light and strength are one.

Saints: Saint Anselm of Canterbury, bishop and doctor of the Church – Optional Memorial

Gospel of Thomas:  (103) Jesus said, “Fortunate is the man who knows where the brigands will enter, so that he may get up, muster his domain, and arm himself before they invade.”

Concise Epitome: 11.2 From that moment onwards the Champion were called the Pioneers of the Sacred Cone, or Pristine Developers. (Da quel momento i Campioni furono chiamati i Pionieri del Sacro Cono, o Pristini Sviluppatori)