On This Day
1917 – Frankie Howerd
Francis Alick “Frankie” Howerd, OBE was an English comedian and comic actor whose career, described by fellow comedian Barry Cryer as “a series of comebacks”, spanned six decades.
Died: 19 April 1992
1965 – John Kerr
John Kerr Jr. is an American retired soccer midfielder who played professionally in the United States, Canada, England, France and Northern Ireland during a much traveled and varied playing career. He is currently head coach of the Duke University men’s soccer team. Kerr was named the 1986 Hermann Award winner as the top collegiate player of the year. He also earned sixteen caps, scoring two goals, with the U.S. national team.
Kerr played 6 times for Portsmouth between 1987 – 1988
1966 – Alan Davies
Alan Roger Davies is an English stand-up comedian, writer and actor. He has played the title role in the BBC mystery drama series Jonathan Creek since 1997. He has been a permanent panellist on the BBC panel show QI since 2003.
1989 – Amy Okuda
Amy Kei Okuda is an American actress, best known for her portrayal of Tinkerballa in the web series The Guild (2007–2013)
1998 – Conor Ronan
Connor Patrick Ronan is a professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Portsmouth on loan from Wolverhampton Wanderers. He was born in England, but represents Republic of Ireland at international youth level.