Famous Birthdays on 3rd February

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1338 - Jeanne de Bourbon, wife of Charles V of France (d. 1378)
1368 - Charles VI, King of France (1380-1422)
1525 - Giovanni Perluigi da Palestrina, composer
1648 - Louis Bouteiller, composer
1655 - Francois Fagel, Dutch fieldmarshal, baptized
1677 - Jan Santini Aichel, Czech architect (d. 1723)
1690 - Richard Rawlinson, English minister (d. 1755)
1721 - Friedrich Wilhelm von Seydlitz, Prussian general (d. 1773)
1736 - Johann Georg Albrechtsberger, Austria organist/composer
1740 - Guillaume Lasceux, composer
1747 - Samuel Osgood, American patriot (d. 1813)
1755 - Florido Tomeoni, composer
1763 - Caroline von Wolzogen, [von Lengefeld], German author
1784 - John Fane graaf van Westmorland, English (opera)composer/diplomat
1795 - Antonio José de Sucre, South American independence leader (d. 1830)
1805 - Otto T Freiherr von Manteuffel, premier Prussia
1807 - Joseph Eggleston Johnston, Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1891
1809 - Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Hamburg Germ, composer (Great Scherzos)
1811 - Horace Greeley, editor ("Go west, young man")
1817 - Emile Racine Gauthier Prudent, composer
1817 - Samuel Ryan Curtis, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1866
1817 - Achille Ernest Oscar Joseph Delesse, French geologist (d. 1881)
1820 - Elisha Kent Kane, US Arctic explorer (Kane Basin off NW Greenland)
Physician Elizabeth BlackwellPhysician Elizabeth Blackwell (1821) 1821 - Elizabeth Blackwell, Bristol England, 1st woman physician
1823 - Spencer F Baird, US biologist (Wood's Hole Station)
1824 - George Thomas "Tige" Anderson, Brigadier General (Confederate Army)
1824 - Nathan George "Shanks" Evans, Brig Gen (Confederacy), died in 1868
1824 - Ranald MacDonald, Canadian-born Scottish educator and interpreter (d. 1894)
1826 - Walter Bagehot, England, economist/sociologist
1830 - Robert Cecil, Marquess of Salisbury (C), British PM (1885-1902)
1831 - Cyrus Ballou Comstock, Bvt Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), died in 1910
1833 - Thomas T H Jorissen, Dutch historian
1842 - Sidney Clopton Lanier, US, composer/poet (Hall of Fame)
1845 - Ernest von Wildenbruch, German playwright (Sedan)
1851 - Johannes B van Heutsz, lt-gen/gov-gen Dutch East Indies
1851 - Lord Harris, cricketer (4 Tests for England MCC big-wig)
1859 - Hugo Junkers, German aircraft designer (d. 1935)
1865 - Martinus Ballings, Flemish jesuit/author (Will Power)
1868 - Damaso Ledesma, composer
1870 - Ada Negri, Italian poet/author (Il Libro di Mara)
1872 - Lou Criger, American baseball player (d. 1934)
1873 - Ernest B Allo, French theologist
1874 - Franklyn Dyall, Liverpool England, actor (Easy Virtue)
1874 - Gertrude Stein, Penn, author (Autobiography of Alice B Toklas)
1876 - William Tedmarsh, silent movie actor (d. 1937)
1878 - Joseph Gordon Coates, PM of New Zealand (1925-28)
1879 - Charles Follis, 1st black NFLer (Shelby, Ohio)
1880 - Arnoldus JH Aerts, bishop of Neth-Guinea (1920-42)
1882 - Trijntje Jansma-Boskma; oldest person in the Netherlands
1883 - Camille Bombois, French circus wrestler/painter
1883 - Clarence Mulford, Ill, western writer (Hopalong Cassidy)
1886 - Erwin Kroll, composer
1887 - Carlo Jachino, composer
1887 - Georg Trakl, Austrian poet (Autumn of the Lonely)
1887 - Silvio d'Amico, Italian theater critic (Tramonto del grande attore)
1887 - Juan Negrín, Spanish Prime Minister (d. 1956)
1888 - Joris Baers, Flemish bibliography/founder (Boekengids)
1889 - Carl Theodor Dreyer, Danish director (Passion of Jeanne d'arc)
1889 - Risto Ryti, Finnish premier/president
1890 - Charles [Andy] Correll, Peoria Ill, actor (Calvin & Colonel)
1891 - Jan Donner, Dutch minister of Justice (1926-33)
1891 - Peter H "Paul" Huf, actor/director (Great Neth Stage)
1893 - Gaston Julia, French mathematician (d. 1978)
1894 - Norman Rockwell, US, artist/illustrator (Sat Evening Post covers)
1895 - Izak Buys, cricketer (one Test for South Africa 1922, 0 & 4*, 0-52)
1895 - Nick Kenny, Astoria NYC, columnist/songwriter (Nick Kenny Show)
1895 - Victor Raul Haya de la Torre, politician (APRA-Peru) [or Feb 22]
1896 - Johannes Urzidil, writer
1898 - Alvar Aalto, Finland, architect (Finlandia House)
1898 - Paul Urysohn, Russian mathematician
1899 - Doris Speed, actress (Annie-Coronation Street)
1899 - Forrest "Red" DeBernardi, basketball hall of famer (elected 1961)
1899 - João Café Filho, Brazilian president (d.1970)
1899 - Lao She, Chinese writer (d. 1966)
1900 - Mabel Mercer, English cabaret vocalist (Fly Me to the Moon)
1903 - Priaulx Rainier, composer
1903 - Walter Linck, Swiss sculptor
Gangster Charles FloydGangster Charles Floyd (1904) 1904 - Charles "Pretty Boy" Floyd, gangster and FBI Most Wanted criminal
1904 - Luigi Dallapiccola, Pisino Istria, Italian composer
1904 - Roger Makins, diplomat
1905 - Arne Beurling, American mathematician(d. 1986)
1906 - Ludvig Nielsen, composer
1907 - James A. Michner, Doylestown, Pennsylvania, American author (Tales of the South Pacific, Hawaii)
1908 - Oddbjorn Hagen, Norway, cross country jumper (Olympic-gold-1936)
1909 - M Vasalis [Margaretha Droogleever Fortuyn-Leenmans], poet (Phoenix)
1909 - Simone Weil, Paris, social philosopher/Resistance fighter (WW II)
1910 - Blas Galindo Dimas, San Gabriel Mexico, composer (A la Patria)
1910 - Nelson Case, Long Beach California, TV host (Trash or Treasure)
1911 - Jehan [Ariste] Alain, French organist/composer
1911 - Jesse Thomas, blues singer
1911 - Robert Earl Jones, American actor (d. 2006)
1912 - Jacques Soustelle, French minister of information
1913 - Richard Seaman, British racing driver (d. 1939)
1914 - Cornelis "Kees" Andrea, Dutch painter/graphic artist/carpet designer
1914 - Felix Kelly, artist
1915 - Jann Willem Holsbergen, author (Zakenmensen Fair as Gold)
1915 - Richard Bales, composer
1916 - Vivien Signy, nurse
1918 - Joey Bishop, [Gottlieb], Bronx, talk show host (Joey Bishop Show)
1918 - Helen Stephens, Fulton Mo, American 100m runner (double Olympic gold-1936)
1920 - Bibi Osterwald, New Brunswick NJ, actress (Bridget Loves Bernie)
1920 - Henry Heimlich, doctor/inventor (Heimlich maneuver)
1920 - Stan Ockers, Belgian bicyclist (Tour de France 1955, 56)
1920 - Tony Gaze, Australian racing driver
1920 - George A. Miller, Charleston, West Virginia, cognitive psychologist (the magical number seven), (d. 2012)
1922 - Bill Chappell Jr, (Rep-D-FL, 1969- )
1923 - Alys Robi, Quebec singer
1925 - John Fiedler, Platville Wisc, actor (Mr Peterson-Newhart)
1925 - Joop C Swart, Dutch publisher/founder (World Press Photo)
1925 - Leon Schlumpf, member of the Swiss Federal Council
1926 - Arthur Arfons, auto racer/designer (Green Monster 1964-536.71 MPH)
1926 - Glen Tetley, US choreographer
1926 - Hans-Jochen Vogel, leader of West Germany's Social Democrats (SPD)
1926 - J Roy Rowland, (Rep-D-GA, 1983- )
1926 - Shelley Berman, Chicago, comedian (Son of Blob, Love American Style)
1927 - Kenneth Anger, American Underground Filmmaker
1927 - Val Doonican, Irish singer and entertainer
1927 - Joan Lowery Nixon, American writer (d. 2003)
1927 - Blas Ople, Filipino politician (d. 2003)
1928 - C V Gadkari, cricketer (Indian batsman in 6 Tests 1953-55)
1929 - Russell Arms, Berkeley California, vocalist (Your Hit Parade)
1929 - Val Doonican, Irish singer/entertainer
1929 - Ken Shipp, American football coach
1930 - Joan Rice, actress (Payroll, Steel Key, Curtain Up)
1930 - Gillian Ayres, English painter
1932 - J P "Pom-Pom" Felloes-Smith, cricketer (S Afr batsman v England 1960)
1932 - Maria Itkina, USSR, sprinter (9 world records)
1932 - Peggy Ann Garner, Canton Ohio, actress (Little Women, Daisy Kenyon)
1933 - Paul S Sarbanes, (Sen-D-MD, 1977- )
1934 - Jeremy Kemp, Chesterfield England, actor (Winds of War)
1935 - Johnny "Guitar" Watson, rock guitarist
1936 - Bob Simpson, Australian cricketer (1965 Wisden Cricketer of the Year)
1938 - Victor Buono, SD California, actor (Man from Atlantis, Untouchables)
1938 - Vladimir Grigoryevich Fartushny, Russia, cosmonaut
1938 - Emile Griffith, US Virgin Islands professional boxer, (d. 2013)
1939 - Vladimir Yevgenyevich Preobrazhensky, Russian cosmonaut
Quarterback Fran TarkentonQuarterback Fran Tarkenton (1940) 1940 - Fran Tarkenton, Richmond Va, NFL QB (NY Giants, Minnesota Vikings)
1940 - Jim Hartz, newscaster (NBC-TV, Innovations)
1941 - Angelo D'Aleo, Bronx, tenor (Dion & Belmonts-Teenager in Love)
1941 - Bridget Hanley, Minneapolis Mn, actress (Here Come the Brides)
1941 - Carol Mann, Buffalo NY, golfer (LPGA Hall of Fame 1977, 1965 US Open)
1941 - Chuck Tharp, rock vocalist (Fireballs)
1941 - Gary Bartlett, cricket pace bowler (NZ in 10 Tests in the 1960's)
1941 - Neil Bogart, American record executive (d. 1982)
1943 - Blythe Danner, Phila PA, actress (Butterflies are Free)
1943 - Dennis Edwards, Fairfield Alabama, lead singer of the Temptations ("Papa was a Rollin' Stone")
1943 - Eric Haydock, bassist (Hollies-He Aint Heavy He's My Brother)
1944 - Trisha Noble, Australian singer and actress
1945 - Bob Griese, NFL quarterback (Miami Dolphins, 1971 Player of Year)
1945 - Johnny Cymbal, rocker (Mr Bass Man)
1945 - Willeke Alberti, [Verbruggen], Dutch vocalist/actress (Small Truth)
1947 - Chose Alberts, [Krommenhoek], vocalist (Yet Many Years)
1947 - Dave Davies, London, rock vocalist/guitarist (Kinks-Lola)
1947 - Joe Coleman, baseball pitcher (Washington, Detroit)
1947 - Koos Alberts, [Krommenhoek], Dutch vocalist (Many More Years to Come)
1947 - Melanie, [Safka], Astoria, vocalist/songwriter (Candles in Rain)
1947 - Paul Auster, US author/poet/director (Mr Vertigo, Smoke)
1947 - Stephen McHattie, Canadian actor
1948 - Carlos Felipe Ximenes Belo, East Timor politician, Nobel Peace laureate
1948 - Henning Mankell, Swedish author
1949 - Oscar Benton, Dutch blues vocalist/guitarist (Ze is Zoals Jij)
1949 - Arthur Kane, American musician
1949 - Hennie Kuiper, Dutch cyclist
1950 - Michael Dickinson, British(?) reorganizer
1950 - Morgan Fairchild, [Patsy McClenny], Dallas Tx, actress (Falcon Crest)
1951 - Felipe Munoz, Mexico, 200m backstroke swimmer (Olympic-gold-1968)
1951 - Eugenijus Riabovas, Lithuanian football manager
1952 - Fred Lynn, Chicago, baseball outfielder (Boston, California, Baltimore)
1952 - Jack Fields, (Rep-R-TX, 1981- )
1953 - Savvas Tsitouridis, Greek politician
1954 - Tiger Williams, Canadian ice hockey player
1955 - Stephen Euin Cobb, American novelist
1955 - Kirsty Wark, British broadcast journalist
1956 - Nathan Lane, Jersey NJ, actor (One of the Boys, Frankie & Johnnie)
1956 - Pamela Cossey, England, model/sister of transsexual Tula
1956 - John Jefferson, American football player
1956 - Lee Ranaldo, American musician (Sonic Youth)
1957 - Michele Greene, Las Vegas Nevada, actress (Abby Perkins-LA Law)
1958 - Lizzie Borden, director/writer (Love Crimes, Working Girls)
1958 - Joe Frank Edwards Jr, Richmond Va, Cmdr USN/astronaut (STS 89)
1958 - Lee Crystal, rocker (Joan Jett & Blackhearts-Ashes in the Wind)
1958 - N. Gregory Mankiw, American economist
1959 - Loi Tolhurst, rocker (Cure-Hell's Kitchen)
1959 - Molly Killingbeck, Jamaica, 4X400m relayer (Olympic-silver-1984)
1959 - Thomas Calabro, Brooklyn New York, American actor (Michael Mancini-Melrose Place)
1959 - Yasuharu Konishi, Japanese musician (Pizzicato Five)
1960 - B J Jefferson, Dallas Tx, actress (Ronnie Laurance-Another World)
1960 - Richard Kotzen, rocker
1960 - Kerry Von Erich, American wrestler (d. 1993)
1960 - Marty Jannetty, American Wrestler
1961 - Keith Gordon, NYC, actor (Dressed to Kill, Legend of Billie Jean)
1961 - Jay Adams, American skateboarder
1961 - Linda Eder, American singer
1962 - Joe Handle, US baseball pitcher (Florida Marlins)
1965 - Dorcas Wonsavage, Madison Wis, cross country skier (Olympics-1994)
1965 - Kathleen Kimont, Los Angeles California, actress (Fraternity Vacation, Renegade)
1965 - Maura Tierney, Boston, actress (Lisa-Newsradio)
1965 - Karlous Marx Shinohamba, Namibian politician
1966 - Danny Morrison, cricket pace bowler (NZ since 1987)
1966 - Gillian Bonner, Athens GA, playmate (Apr, 1996)

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