22 April

indexDo not be angry with the rain; it simply does not know how to fall upwards.

Vladimir Nabokov, born on 22 April 1899, Sun in Taurus, Moon in Virgo, Ascendant in Aries, novelist, professor, lepidopterist, synesthete (Russia, April 22, 1899 –  July 2, 1977) Lolita (1955).

 

Other celebrities born today:

Immanuel Kant (2.1.11) Sun Taurus, Moon Aries, Ascendant Aquarius, German philosopher (Prussia,  April 22, 1724 – 12 February 1804)

Rita Levi-Montalcini (2.3) Italian neurologist, Nobel laureate (Turin,Italy, April 22, 1909)

Indro Montanelli (2.3.9) Italian journalist and historian (April 22, 1909 – July 22, 2001)

Jack Nicholson (2.6.5) American actor (New York City, April 22, 1937)

Janet Evanovich (2.8) American writer (New Jersey, April 22, 1943)

Demetrio Stratos (2.6) Italian musician. (Alexandria, April 22, 1945 – New York, June 13, 1979)

Peter Frampton  (2.3.2) English musician (London, April 22, 1950)

Isabella I of Castile (1451-1504)

Giuseppe Torelli, Italian composer (1658-1709)

Henry Fielding, English author (1707-1754)

Alessandro Rolla, Italian violin master and composer (1757-1841)

Madame de Staël, (2.7.7) French author (1766-1817)

Vladimir Lenin, (2.11.8) Russian revolutionary (1870-1924)

Robert Bárány, Austrian physician, Nobel laureate (1876-1936)

Otto Rank, Austrian psychologist (1884-1939)

J. Robert Oppenheimer, (2.4.3) American physicist (1904- 1967)

Charles Mingus, (2.12.9) American musician (1922-1979)

1592 – Wilhelm Schickard, German mathematician who invented a calculating machine (d. 1635)

1692 – James Stirling, Scottish mathematician (d. 1770)

1840 – Odilon Redon, French painter (d. 1916)

1873 – Ellen Glasgow, American author (d. 1945)

1876 – Robert Bárány, Austrian physician, Nobel laureate (d. 1936)

1891 – Laura Gilpin, American photographer (d. 1979)

1904 – J. Robert Oppenheimer, American physicist (d. 1967)

1905 – Robert Choquette, French Canadian novelist, poet and diplomat (d. 1991)

1907 – Ivan Efremov, Russian paleontologist and author (d. 1972)

1912 – Kathleen Ferrier, British singer (d. 1953)

1914 – Jan de Hartog, Dutch writer (d. 2002)

1916 – Yehudi Menuhin, American-born violinist (d. 1999)

1918 – William Jay Smith, American poet

1922 – Richard Diebenkorn, American artist (d. 1993)

1922 – Charles Mingus, American musician (d. 1979)

1923 – Bettie Page, American model (d. 2008)

1923 – Aaron Spelling, American television producer (d. 2006)

1925 – George Cole, English actor

1926 – Charlotte Rae, American actress

1926 – James Stirling, British architect (d. 1992)

1927 – Laurel Aitken, Jamaican singer (d. 2005)

1927 – Giannis Mihalopoulos, Greek actor

1937 – Jack Nitzsche, American composer (d. 2000)

1939 – Mel Carter, American singer

1943 – Louise Glück, American poet and 12th US Poet Laureate

1946 – Paul Davies, English physicist, writer and broadcaster

1946 – Nicole Garcia, French actress and director

1946 – John Waters, American filmmaker

1948 – Larry Groce, American singer and songwriter

1950 – Zygi Wilf, owner of the Minnesota Vikings

1951 – Paul Carrack, English musician

1951 – Ana María Shua, Argentine poet

1952 – François Berléand, French actor

1953 – Juhani Komulainen, Finnish composer

1961 – Dewey Nicks, American photographer and film director

1962 – Jeff Minter, English video game programmer

1963 – Sean Lock, English comedian

1966 – Fletcher Dragge, American guitarist (Pennywise)

1967 – Sheryl Lee, American actress

1967 – Sherri Shepherd, American comedian and actress

1973 – Brian Marshall, American bassist (Creed)

1974 – Shavo Odadjian, Armenian-American bassist (System of a Down)

1977 – Aaron Fink, American guitarist (Breaking Benjamin)

1977 – Ambra Angiolini, Italian actress

1978 – Jason Stollsteimer, American singer (The Von Bondies)

1979 – Daniel Johns, Australian musician (Silverchair)

1980 – Kora Karvouni, Greek actress

1985 – Matt Ballinger, American singer (Dream Street)

Cesare Viviani, nato il 22 aprile 1947, Sole e Luna in Toro, poeta e scrittore italiano

 

 

ACIM: 112. Light and joy and peace abide in me. I am as God created me.

Saints: Feria.

Gospel of Thomas: (104) They said to Jesus, “Come, let us pray today and let us fast.” Jesus said, “What is the sin that I have committed, or wherein have I been defeated? But when the bridegroom leaves the bridal chamber, then let them fast and pray.”

Concise Epitome: 11.3 They consist of the 12 major players for each Nation of the 12 States of Handor, for a total of 144 Pioneers. (Essi erano composti dai 12 più opportuni atleti rappresentativi di ciascun pianeta dei 12 astri del sistema stellare di Handor, per un totale complessivo di 144 Pionieri).