Famous Birthdays on 2nd June

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 218

926 - Murakami, Emperor of Japan (d. 967)
1504 - George/Joris van Egmont, bishop of Utrecht
1535 - Leo XI, [Alessandro O de' Medici], Italy, Pope (1605)
1577 - Giovanni Righi, composer
1614 - Benjamin Rogers, composer
1624 - Jan III Sobieski, King of Poland (1674-96)
1715 - Herman-Francois Delange, composer
1740 - Marquis de Sade, Paris, French philosopher and writer (Justine). The words sadism and sadist are derived from his name.
1751 - Antoni Weinert, composer
1758 - Cornelis R T Krayenhoff, Dutch fortress engineer/cartographer
1759 - Jan Ekels, the Young, Dutch painter
1773 - John Randolph, U.S. Senator from Virginia (d. 1833)
1774 - William Lawson, explorer of New South Wales, Australia (d. 1850)
1777 - Christian Traugott Tag, composer
Philosopher and Writer Marquis de SadePhilosopher and Writer Marquis de Sade (1740) 1802 - Adrian van der Hoop Jr, Dutch poet/critic
1806 - Isaac Strauss, composer
1807 - Robert Fuhrer, composer
1815 - Philip Kearny, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1862
1821 - Ion Bratianu, (Lib), premier of Romania (1876-88)
1823 - Gédéon Ouimet, French Canadian politician (d. 1905)
1828 - James Cutler Dunn Parker, composer
1830 - Olivier Metra, composer
1831 - Benjamin Hardin Helm, Brigadier General (Conf)/Lincoln's brother-in-law
1831 - Jan G Palm, Curacao, bandmaster/choir master/composer
1835 - Pius X, [Giuseppe Sarto], 257th Roman Catholic pope (1903-14)
1838 - Grand Duchess Alexandra Petrovna (d. 1900)
1840 - Thomas Hardy, England, poet/novelist (Far from the Madding Crowd)
1842 - Constantly AM Cap, Flemish poet/etcher
1849 - Paul-Albert Besnard, French painter/graphic artist (La femme)
1857 - Edward William Elgar, Broadheath, England, composer (Pomp & Circumstance)
1857 - Karl Adolph Gjellerup, Denmark, poet (Poutnici Svetem, Nobel 1917)
1858 - Harry Rowe Shelley, composer
1863 - Paul Felix Weingartner, Germany, conductor (Zara, Dalmatia)
1864 - Ben Webster, London England, actor (Old Curiosity Shop)
1865 - George Lohmann, cricketer (England's great bowler late 19th cent)
1869 - Jack O'Connor, baseball player (d. 1937)
1876 - Hakon Borresen, composer
1879 - Adolf Herckenrath, Flemish playwright/poet (Avondvlam)
1883 - Bokke R S Pollema, Dutch Frisian journalist/author (Lock of Hair)
1887 - Howard Johnson, American songwriter (d. 1941)
1890 - Hedda Hopper, [Elda Furry], PA, gossip columnist (From Under My Hat)
1891 - Ernst Kunz, composer
1891 - Thurman Arnold, American attorney and jurist (d. 1969)
1899 - Royal Beal, Brookline MA, actor (Death of a Salesman)
1900 - David Wynne, composer
1901 - Michael Todd, producer (Around the World in 80 Days)
1904 - Johnny Weissmuller, actor (Tarzan)/100m swimmer (Oly-5 gold-1924, 28)
1904 - Frank Runacres, English artist (d. 1
1907 - Dorothy West, US journalist/author (Living is Easy)
1908 - Gordon Weir, cricketer (NZ batsman in 11 Tests 1930-37)
1909 - Robin Orr, composer
1911 - Xia Hong, writer
1913 - Barbara Pym, romantic author (Very Private Eye), (d. 1980)
1913 - Bert Farber, Brooklyn New York, American orchestra leader (Arthur Gudfrey, Vic Damone)
1913 - Walter Andreas Schwarz, German singer and author (d. 1992)
1915 - Lester del Rey, US, sci-fi author (Moon Trilogy, Marooned on Mars)
1915 - Robert Moffat Palmer, composer
1915 - Walter Tetley, NYC, animation voice (Sherman-Bullwinkle Show)
1915 - Alexandru Nicolschi, Russian communist (d. 1992)
1915 - Florence Holway, Massachusetts, 75 year old rape victim and activist, (d. 2012)
1917 - Max Showalter, Caldwell Ks, actor/composer (Stockard Channing Show)
1917 - Heinz Sielmann, German photographer and filmmaker (d. 2006)
1918 - Ruth Atkinson, American cartoonist (d. 1997)
1919 - Nat Mayer Shapiro, American painter (d. 2005)
1920 - Michael James O'Hehir, commentator/journalist
1920 - Yolande Donlan, NJ, actress (Jigsaw, Expresso Bongo, Penny Princess)
1920 - Marcel Reich-Ranicki, Polish-born cr
1920 - Tex Schramm, American football team president and general manager (d. 2003)
1920 - Frank G. Clement, Governor of Tennessee (d. 1969)
1921 - Alexander Salkind, producer (Superman)
1922 - Charlie Sifford, American professional golfer
1922 - Juan Antonio Bardem, Spanish director and screenwriter (d. 2002)
1923 - Del Simmons, rocker (Capt Beefheart)
1924 - June Callwood, Canadian jounalist and activist (d. 2007)
1926 - Milo O'Shea, Dublin Ireland, actor (Barbarella, Romeo & Juliet)
1927 - Andre Vandernoot, Flemish conductor (Royal Flemish Opera)
1927 - Phillip Burton, historian (Vanishing Eagles)
1927 - W. Watts Biggers, American novelist and animator, (d. 2013)
1928 - John Anthony Bowden Cuddon, writer/teacher
1929 - Alcides Lanza, composer
1929 - Frederic Devreese, composer
1929 - Willaim Brown, television executive
1929 - Norton Juster, American author and archi
1929 - Ken McGregor, Australian tennis player
1930 - Charles Pete Conrad Jr, Phila, USN/astro (Gem 5 11, Ap 12, Skylab 2)
1930 - Bob Lillis, baseball player
1931 - Larry Jackson, baseball player
1932 - Sammy Turner, Patterson, NJ, singer (Lavender Blue Moods)
1932 - Yaroslav Kirillovich Golovyanov, cosmonaut
1933 - Bob Rozario, Shanghai China, orchestra leader (Tony Orlando, Marie)
1933 - Jerry Lumpe, baseball player
1934 - Johnny Carter, US singer (Give your baby a standing ovation)
1935 - Carol Shields, American-born novelist (d. 2
1935 - Roger Brierley, English actor (d. 2005)
1935 - Dimitri Kitsikis, Greek turkologist
1936 - Sally Kellerman, Long Beach Cal, actress (M*A*S*H, Back to School)
1936 - Vladimir Golubnichy, USSR, 20K walker (Olympic-gold-1960, 68)
1937 - Jimmy Jones, rocker
1938 - Frits Wols, [Eugene W Wong Loi Sing], Suriname, sec-gen (UNESCO)
1938 - Gene Michael, baseball shortstop/manager/general manger (NY Yankees)
1938 - Kevin Brownlow, English film historian and author
1939 - Charles Miller, rock flutist/saxophonist (War)
1940 - Christopher Bernau, Santa Barbara CA, actor (Guiding Light)
1940 - Constantine II, deposed King of Greece (1964-73)
1940 - Horace Clarke, baseball 2nd baseman (NY Yankees)
1940 - Jim Maloney, baseball pitcher
Drummer Charlie WattsDrummer Charlie Watts (1941) 1941 - Charlie Watts, London England, drummer (Rolling Stones)
1941 - Oda Mayumi, Tokyo, resident artist (Green Gulch Zen Center)
1941 - Stacy Keach, Savannah Ga, actor (Mickey Spillane's Mike Hammer)
1941 - William Guest, Atlanta Ga, singer (Gladys Knight Show)
1942 - Marie Cheatham, Oklahoma, actress (Search for Tomorrow, Guiding Light)
1943 - Charles Haid, SF Ca, actor (Andy Renko-Hill St Blues, Altered States)
1943 - John Lilipaly, Dutch 2nd Chamber member (PvdA)
1943 - Maarten B Engwirda, Dutch 2nd Chamber member (D66)
1943 - Ilaiyaraaja, Indian composer
1944 - Garo Yepremian, NFL place kicker (Miami Dolphins)
1944 - Marvin Hamlisch, NYC, composer/pianist (Sting, Chorus Line), (d. 2012)
1944 - Poul Jensen, Denmark, yachting (Olympic-gold-1976, 80)
1945 - Bob Benrit, rocker
1946 - Roger Freed, baseball player
1946 - Peter Sutcliffe, English murderer "The Yorkshire Ripper"
1947 - Jan Ferraris, LPGA golfer
1947 - Mark Elder, British opera and symphony conductor
1948 - Albert Innaurato, Phila, playwright/director (Age in Soho)
1948 - Jerry Mathers, Sioux City Iowa, actor (Beaver-Leave It To Beaver)
1949 - Heather Couper, British astron
1950 - Joanna Gleason, Toronto Canada, actress (Morgan-Hello Larry)
1950 - Toni Alessandrini, Chicago Ill, actress (Vice Academy Part 2)
1950 - [Antone] Chubby Tavares, rocker (Tavares)
1951 - Larry Clark Robinson, NHL defenseman (Mont Canadiens, Norris-77, 80)
1951 - Steve Brookins, rocker (.38 Special)
1952 - Gary Bettman, American National Hockey League commissioner
1953 - Craig Robert Stadler, San Diego CA, PGA golfer (Masters 1982)
1954 - Michael Steele, rocker (Bangles-Eternal Flame, Walk Like an Egyptian)
1955 - Dennis Haysbert, San Mateo California, actor (Code Red)
1955 - Gary Grimes, SF, actor (Summer of '42, Class of '44)
1955 - Dana Carvey, Missoula MT, comedian (SNL, Garth-Wayne's World)
1955 - Chantal Hochuli, Swiss-born socialite
1956 - Mark L Polansky, Paterson NJ, pilot/astronaut
1956 - Mani Ratnam, Indian film director, screenwriter and producer
1956 - Malcolm Garrett, English graphic designer
1957 - King Lizzard, American entertainer and songwriter
1957 - Mark Lawrenson, English Football Pundit
1958 - Lex Lugar, [Larry Pfohl], Atlanta Ga, wrestler (WWF/WCW/NWA)
1959 - Charlie Huddy, Oshawa, NHL defenseman (Buffalo Sabres)
1959 - Lydia Lunch, US singer/poetess (Teenage Jesus, Jerks)
1960 - Tony Hadley, rock vocalist (Spandau Ballet-True)
1960 - Kyle Petty, American racing car driver
1961 - John Cameroon, guitarist (Claw Boys Claw)
1961 - Kerry Junna-Saxby, Australian 10k walker (Olympics-15th-1992, 96)
1961 - Dez Cadena, American musician (Black Flag)
1962 - Darnell Coles, baseball player
1962 - Laura Witvoet, Alberta Canada, LPGA golfer (1995 LPGA Corning-52nd)
1963 - Brian Harvey, baseball umpire (NL)
1963 - Jay B Cooper, Coral Gables Fla, Canadian Tour golfer (1992 Jamaica)
1963 - Tim Balmer, Milwaukee Wis, Canadian Tour golfer (Bermuda Open-1990)
1964 - Caroline Link, German film director and screenwriter
1965 - Mark Waugh, cricketer (twin of Steve mighty batsman for Australia)
1965 - Steve Waugh, cricketer (twin of Mark mighty batsman for Australia)
1965 - Jim Knipfel, American autobiographer and journa
1966 - Pedro Guerra, Spanish songwriter and singer
1967 - Mike Evans, WLAF DL (Amsterdam Admirals)
1967 - Mike Stanton, Houston Texas, pitcher (NY Yankees, Boston Red Sox)
1967 - Randy Hilliard, NFL cornerback (Denver Broncos)
1968 - Beetlejuice, member of Howard Stern's Wack
1968 - Jon Culshaw, British comedian and impressionist
1969 - David Wheaton, Minneapolis Minn, tennis star (1987 US junior boys)
1969 - Kurt Abbott, Zanesville OH, infielder (Florida Marlins)
1969 - Cy Chadwick, English actor
1970 - Andy McCollum, NFL center/guard (New Orleans Saints)
1970 - Eric Riley, NBA center (Dallas Mavericks, Minnesota Timberwolves)
1970 - Marty Mcinnis, Weymouth, NHL left wing (NY Islanders)
1970 - Mike Kelly, baseball player
1970 - Randy Fuller, NFL defensive back (Pittsburgh Steelers)
1970 - B-Real, American rapper (Cypress Hill)
1971 - Martin Suji, cricketer (Kenyan pace bowler 1996 World Cup)
1971 - Steve Brooks, WLAF tight end (Frankfurt Galaxy, London Monarchs)
1971 - Anthony Montgomery, American film and television actor and graphic novelist
1971 - Kateřina Jacques, Czech politician
1972 - Brad Ottis, tackle (Arizona Cardinals)
1972 - Dwayne Joseph, NFL cornerback (Chic Bears)
1972 - Renee Heiken, Peoria IL, LPGA golfer (1994 Florida Women's Open)
Actor Wayne BradyActor Wayne Brady (1972) 1972 - Wayne Brady, Columbus, Georgia, American actor and comedian (The Wayne Brady Show, Whose Line Is It Anyway?)
1972 - Wentworth Miller, American actor
1972 - Simon Staho, Danish film director
1973 - Jayantha Silva, cricketer (Sri Lankan Test left-arm spinner 1995)
1974 - Tammy Holmes, Berkeley California, female outfielder (Colo Silver Bullets)
1974 - Matt Serra, American mixed martial ar
1974 - Gata Kamsky, American chess player
1975 - Dontae' Jones, NBA forward (Boston Celtics)
1975 - Sally Newmarch, Australian rower (Olympics-96)
1976 - Adrian Carlos Olivares, Mexico City, singer (Menudo-Cannonball)
1976 - Elly Hutton, Australian 100m sprinter (Olympics-96)
1976 - Josef Marha, Havl-brod Cze, NHL center (Colorado Avalanche)
1976 - Rachel White, Columbus Nebraska, Miss America-Nebraska (1997)
1976 - Queen 'Masenate Mohato Seeiso, Queen consort of Lesotho
1976 - Earl Boykins, American basketball player
1976 - Tim Rice-Oxley, English musician (Keane)
1976 - Antônio Rodrigo Nogueira, Brazilian mixed martial artist
1977 - Zachary Quinto, American actor

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