Famous Birthdays on 3rd April

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1151 - Igor Svyatoslavich, Ukrainian prince (d. 1202)
1245 - Philips III, the Stout, King of France (1270-85)
1367 - Henry IV, Bolingbroke Lincolnshire, King of England (1399-1413)
1438 - John III van Egmont, [Manke John], viceroy of Holland
1485 - Lieven van der Maude [Ammonius], South Netherland poet
1529 - Michael Neander, German mathematician and astronomer (d. 1581)
1569 - Giovanni Battista Massarengo, composer
1593 - George Herbert, English metaphysical poet (5 Mystical Songs)
1603 - William Smith, composer
1617 - Antimo Liberati, composer
1627 - Johann Caspar Kerll, composer
1649 - Joseph-Francois Salomon, composer
1682 - Johann Valentin Rathgeber, German benedictine/composer
1683 - Mark Catesby, English naturalist (d. 1749)
1693 - George Edwards, English naturalist (d. 1773)
1715 - William Watson, English physician and scientist (d. 1787)
1720 - Elia van Vilnius, [Elijahu ben Salomo Zalman], Latvian rabbi
1727 - Philippe-Lambert-Joseph Spruyt, Flemish painter/engraver
1751 - Jean-Baptiste Lamoyne, composer
1757 - Ferenc Verseghy, composer
1764 - John Abernethy, London, surgeon
1769 - Christian Günther von Bernstorff, Danish and Prussian statesman and diplomat (d. 1835)
1770 - Theodoros Kolokotronis, Greek general (d. 1843)
Author Washington IrvingAuthor Washington Irving (1783) 1783 - Washington Irving, New York City New York, American writer (Legend of Sleepy Hollow)
1798 - Charles D Wilkes, Commander (Union Navy), died in 1877
1806 - Ivan Kireevsky, Russian literary critic and philosopher (d. 1856)
1812 - Louisa Maria, Queen of the Belgians (1832-50/wife of Leopold I)
1814 - Lorenzo Snow, 5th president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the LDS or Mormon Church) (d. 1901)
1821 - T. Pelham Dale, Anglican clergyman prosecuted for Ritualist practices in the 1870s (d. 1892)
1822 - Edward Everett Hale, US, clergyman/author (Man without a Country)
1823 - William Macy "Boss" Tweed, corrupt political boss (NYC)
1825 - Adolf Rzepko, composer
1837 - John Burroughs, writer/nature enthusiast (Burroughs Medal namesake)
1838 - Leon Michel Gambetta, French attorney/premier (1881-82)
1842 - Ulric Dahlgren, Col (Union volunteers), died in 1864
1858 - Matthew Ricketts, 1st Black man elected to Neb State Legislature
1859 - Reginald De Koven, composer
1860 - Frederik W van Eeden, Dutch utopian writer (Walden)
South African Premier J. B. M. HertzogSouth African Premier J. B. M. Hertzog (1866) 1866 - J. B. M. Hertzog [Barry Hertzog], Cape Colony, South African General/Premier (1914-39)
1871 - Jose Juan Tablada, Mexican poet (El Florilegio)
1874 - Eduardo Sanchez de Fuentes, composer
1881 - Alcide de Gasperi, Italian premier (1945..53)
1881 - Margaret MJ "Daisy" Ashford, English author (Young Sisters)
1882 - Simon Elzinga, Dutch educator
1884 - Jackie Matthews, cricketer (Aust leg-spinner, two hat-tricks 1912)
1885 - Harry St John Philby, [sheik Abdullah], British explorer
1885 - Bud Fisher, American cartoonist (d. 1954)
1888 - Neville Cardus, cricketer (doyen of cricket writers)
1889 - Grigoras Dinicu, composer
1893 - Leslie Howard, [Stainer], London, actor (Gone With the Wind)
1893 - Princess Maud of Fife (d. 1945)
1894 - Dooley Wilson, Tyler Tx, actor (Bill-Beulah, Casablanca)
1895 - Bjarne Brustad, composer
1895 - Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Firenze (Florence) Italy, composer
1896 - Douwe Kalma, Dutch literary/leader (Young Frisian Movement)
1898 - George Jessel, toastmaster general/entertainer (Diary of Young Comic)
1898 - Henry R Luce, Tengchow China, publisher (Time, Fortune, Life)
1899 - Cees Lasseur, Dutch actor/owner (Hague Comedy)
1899 - David Jack, English footballer (d. 1958)
1900 - Camille Chamoun, president of Lebanon
1902 - Henri Garat, Paris France, actor (Congress Dances)
1902 - Siguringi Eirikur Hjorleifsson, composer
1903 - Peter Huchel, writer
1904 - Iron Eyes Cody, Tulsa OK, actor (Black Gold, Ernest Goes to Camp)
1904 - Peter Van Steeden, Amsterdam Neth, orchestra leader (Break the Bank)
1904 - Russel Wright, American industrial designer (d. 1976)
1905 - Robert Frederick Sink, United States Army Officer (d. 1965)
1906 - Kathleen Tillotson, Emeritus Professor of English (Bedford College)
1907 - Isaac Deutscher, Polish/English historian (Stalin/Trotsky biography)
1911 - Harold Watkins Shaw, musicologist
1911 - Michael Woodruff, FRS, surgeon
1911 - W R Lee, language teacher
1912 - Addeke H Boerma, Dutch dir-gen (FAO)
1912 - Bert Bakker, Dutch publisher (Free Netherlands)
1913 - F H Tate, vice-CEO (Tate & Lyle)
1913 - George Barati, composer
1913 - Per Borten, Premier of Norway (d. 2005)
1914 - Katherine Stammers Menzies, England, doubles tennis player (Wimb 1935)
1915 - Paul Touvier, war criminal
1916 - Herb Caen, Sacramento California, columnist (SF Chronicle)
1916 - Robert Jesse Charleston, museum Curator
1917 - Bill Finegan, Newark NJ, (Sauter-Finegan Band, Sat Night Revue)
1917 - Tibor Andrasovan, composer
1918 - Enrique Iturriaga, composer
1918 - Louis Applebaum, composer
1918 - Sixten Ehrling, Malmö Sweden, conductor (Royal Opera of Stockholm)
1919 - Duke of Grafton, KG
1920 - Stan Freeman, Waterbury Conn, pianist (Melody Tour)
1920 - John Demjanjuk, Ukrainian-born American auto worker, alleged Nazi and convicted war criminal (under appeal at death), (d. 2012)
1921 - Harry Landers, NYC, actor (Ted Hoffman-Ben Casey)
1921 - Robert Karvelas, American actor (d. 1991)
1923 - Jan Sterling, New York City, New York, American actress (Ace in the Hole, The High and the Mighty)
1923 - John Smith, English large landowner/financier/MP (C)
1924 - Canon A D Caesar, Sub Dean (HM Chapels Royal)
1924 - Doris Day, Cincinnati Oh, "girl next door" actress (Pillow Talk)
Actor Marlon BrandoActor Marlon Brando (1924) 1924 - Marlon Brando, Omaha Neb, actor (Superman, Godfather)
1924 - Murray Dickie, opera singer/director
1925 - Tony Benn, British minister of technology (1968)
1926 - Andrew Keir, actor (Rob Roy, Absolution, Blood Hunt, Catholics)
1926 - Virgil Grissom, Mitchell Ind, Lt Col USAF/astronaut (Merc 4, Gemini 3)
1926 - Alex Grammas, American baseball player
1927 - Wesley Brown, Baltimore, Maryland, 1st African American US Naval Academy graduate, (d. 2012)
1928 - Don Gibson, American country musician (d. 2003)
1928 - Kevin Hagen, American actor (d. 2005)
1928 - Jennifer Paterson, English chef and TV personality (d. 1999)
1929 - Dennis Farr, director (Courtauld Institute Galleries)
1929 - Miyoshi Umeki, Jap, actr (Mrs Livingston-Courtship of Eddie's Father)
1929 - Lee Leonard, American television personality
1930 - Helmut Kohl, Ludwigshafen am Rhein, Politician and Chancellor of West Germany 1982-90, Reunified Germany 1990-98
1930 - Lawton Chiles, (sen/gov-D-Florida, 1971-89/91- )
1930 - Max Frankel, journalist (Tables of Id of Organic Compounds)
1930 - Wally Moon, American baseball player
1931 - Johnny Nicholss, soccer star
1932 - Janet Bately, Prof of English Language (King's College London)
1932 - Nourse, British lord justice
1933 - Robert K Dornan, (Rep-R-CA, 1977-83, 85- )
1934 - David Jones, British reverend/headmaster (Bryanston School)
1934 - Jane Goodall, London England, ethologist (studied African chimps)
1934 - Jim Parker, NFL guard, tackle (Baltimore Colts)
1934 - John Lelliott, English contractor/multi-millionaire
1935 - Jeffery Bowman, CEO (Price Waterhouse Europe)
1936 - Scott LaFaro, American musician (d. 1961)
1936 - Jimmy McGriff, American jazz organist
1936 - Reginald Hill, British crime author (Andrew Dalziel and Peter Pascoe novels)
1937 - Sandra Spuzich, LPGA golfer
1937 - Simon Brown, British high court judge
1937 - William Gaunt, Leeds England, actor (Champions)
1938 - Jeff Barry, Brooklyn New York, American rock writer (Tell Laura I Love Her)
1938 - Philippe Wynne, US soul singer (Detroit Spinners)
1939 - Malcolm Thornton, MP
1939 - Vitaliy Davidov, USSR, ice hockey player (Olympic-gold-1964, 68, 72)
1939 - François de Roubaix, French film score composer (d. 1975)
1940 - Lino Brocka, San Jose Philippines, director (Macho Dancer, Jaguar)
1940 - R S Burman, CEO (Association of British Chambers of Commerce)
1941 - Eric Braeden, Aust, actor (Victor Newman-Young & Restless, Colossus)
1941 - Jan Berry, Los Angeles California, American rock and roll vocalist (Jan and Dean-Dead Man's Curve)
1941 - Carl Boenish, American father of BASE jumping (d. 1984)
1941 - Philippé Wynne, American musician (d. 1984)
1942 - Billy Joe Royal, Valdosta Ga, country singer (Down in the Boondocks)
1942 - Marsha Mason, St Louis Mo, actress (Blume in Love, Cinderella Liberty)
1942 - Michael Elliott, US, skier (Olympics-1968)
1942 - Rick Sylvester, parachute ski jumper (world record 3,300')
1942 - Wayne Newton, American singer
1942 - Marek Perepeczko, Polish actor (d. 2005)
1943 - Jonathan Lynn, Bath England, writer/actor (Greedy, Bar Mitzvah Boy)
1943 - Mario Lavista, Mexican composer
1943 - Doreen Tracey, English-born Mouseketeer
1944 - Barry Pritchard, rock guitarist (Fortunes)
1944 - Tony Orlando, NYC, singer (& Dawn-Tie a Yellow Ribbon)
1945 - Catherine Spaak, France, actress (Libertine, Hotel, Circle of Love)
1945 - Richard Manuel, rock pianist/vocalist (Band-Up on Cripple Creek)
1945 - Wim J Deetman, Dutch minister of education/MP (CDA)
1946 - Carlos Salinas de Gortari, president (Mexico, 1988-94)
1946 - Dee Murray, rocker (Elton John Band)
1948 - Garrick Ohlsson, Bronxville NY, pianist (Intl Busoni winner 1969)
1948 - H C Tomlinson, Headmaster (Hereford Cathedral School)
1948 - Jaap G de Hoop Scheffer, Dutch MP (CDA)
1948 - Mary Gordon-Watson, England, equestrian 3 day event (Oly-gold-1972)
1948 - Arlette Cousture, French-Canadian writer
1949 - Jan Keizer, Dutch singer (BZN-Rhythm of My Heart)
1949 - Lyle Alzado, NFLer (LA Raiders)/actor (Oceans of Fire, Hangfire)
1949 - Richard Thompson, vocalist/guitarist (Shoot Out the Lights)
1950 - Curtis Stone, N Hollywood California, singer (Highway 101-Cry Cry Cry)
1951 - Gwen Welles, US actress (Desert Hearts, Nashville)
1951 - Mel Schacher, MI, bassist (Grand Funk Railroad-Some Kind of Wonderful)
1952 - Mike Moore, American politician and attorney
1953 - Huub van der Lubbe, Dutch rock singer (Stampei-The Dike)
1953 - Craig Taubman, Jewish singer
1954 - Elisabetta Brusa, Italian composer
1955 - Aleksandr Nikolayevich Yablontsev, Russian lt-colonel/cosmonaut
1955 - Mick Mars, guitarst (Motley Crue)
1956 - Miguel Bose, Panama, spanish singer/actor (El Avaro, Queen Margot)
1956 - Boris Miljkovic, Serbian director
1957 - Charles Jones, NBA forward (Houston Rockets)
Actor Alec BaldwinActor Alec Baldwin (1958) 1958 - Alec Baldwin, Amityville NY, actor (Joshua-Knots Landing, Beetlejuice)
1958 - Jaya Prada, Indian Actress
1959 - David Hyde Pierce, NY, actor (Niles Crane-Fraiser)
1960 - Arjen Anthony Lucassen, Dutch musician
1960 - Marie Denise Pelletier, Quebec singer
1961 - Eddie Murphy, Brooklyn New York, American actor (SNL, 48 Hours, Beverly Hills Cop, Raw)
1962 - John Gruffith, rocker (Red Rockers)
1962 - Mike Ness, rocker (Social Distortion)
1962 - Nancy Filteau, Swift Current Saskatchawan, 72k judoka (Olympics-96)
1962 - Jennifer Rubin, American actress
Actor Eddie MurphyActor Eddie Murphy (1961) 1963 - Chris Bosio, baseball pitcher (Seattle Mariners)
1963 - Zakir Khan, cricketer (two Tests for Pakistan 1986-89)
1963 - Criss Oliva, American musician (d. 1993)
1963 - Jack Del Rio, American football coach
1963 - Tsuyoshi Sekito, Japanese composer
1964 - Ajay Sharma, cricketer (Indian spin all-rounder played one Test 1988)
1964 - Bjarne Riis, Danish cyclist
1964 - Nigel Farange, British politician and head of UKIP party
1965 - Nazia Hassan, South Asian pop singer (d.2000)
1966 - Bo Orlando, NFL safety (San Diego Chargers, Cincinnati Bengals)
1966 - Shelley Michelle, Hollywood California, actress (Golden Eye)
1966 - Mina Tominaga, Japanese seiyu (voice actress)
1966 - John de Vries, Australian racing driver
1967 - Brent Gilchrist, Moose Jaw, NHL center (Dallas Stars)
1967 - Pervis Ellison, NBA forward/center (Boston Celtics)
1968 - Bernd Karbacher, Germany, tennis star

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