April 8 Birthday: Sonja Henie, LIVES OF THE ATHLETES: THRILLS, SPILLS (AND WHAT THE NEIGHBORS THOUGHT)
Sonja Henie, athlete
Apr. 8, 1912-Oct. 12, 1969
A three-time Olympic figure skating champion, Henie was the youngest world champion in history.
Click Olympic.org to read a profile of Henie: The First Figure Skating Celebrity.