Famous Birthdays on 3rd March

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1455 - King John II of Portugal (d. 1495)
1500 - Reginald Pole, English Cardinal/"heretic"
1520 - Matthias Flacius, Croatian Protestant reformer (d. 1575)
1583 - Edward Herbert of Cherbury, English military/philosopher
1589 - Gisbertus Voetius, [Gijsbert Voet], Dutch reformed theologist
1606 - Edmund Waller, England, poet (Penshust)
1652 - Thomas Otway, England, playwright/poet (Venice Preserved)
1678 - Madeleine de Verchères, French Canadian heroine (d. 1747)
1705 - Michael Schevenstuhl, composer
1747 - Kasamir Pulaski, US general (Revolutionary War)
1756 - William Godwin, philosopher/political writer (Caleb Williams)
1778 - Frederica of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, Queen of Hanover (d. 1841)
1793 - Ch Sealsfield, writer
1793 - William Charles Macready, English actor (d. 1873)
1800 - Heinrich Georg Bronn, German geologist (d. 1862)
1805 - Jonas Furrer, first President of the Swiss Confederation (d. 1861)
1811 - Vissarion Belinsky, Sveaborg Finland, Russian author (Literary Review)
1814 - Charles Kensington Salaman, composer
1823 - Guyla Andressy Sr, premier of Hungary (1867-71)
1831 - George M Pullman, inventor (railway sleeping car)
1838 - George William Hill, US astronomer (calculated Moon's orbit)
1839 - Jamsetji Tata, Indian industrialist (d. 1904)
1841 - John Murray, Canada oceanographer (Depths of the Ocean)
1845 - Georg Cantor, German mathematician (discover transfinite numbers)
1846 - Desiderio FA Pietri, Italian baker/marathon runner Dorando's father
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1848 - Adelaide Neilson, English Actress (d. 1880)
1849 - Jacques Oppenheim, Dutch lawyer
1851 - Alexandros Papadiamantis, Greek author (d. 1911)
1857 - Alfred Bruneau, composer
1860 - John Montgomery Ward, American baseball player (d. 1925)
1863 - Arthur Machen, Welsh-born author (d. 1947)
1865 - Alexander Gustav Adolfovich Winkler, composer
1866 - Fred A. Busse, Mayor of Chicago (d. 1914)
1867 - Gustav Strube, composer
1868 - Alain, [Emile-Auguste Chartier], French philosopher/writer
1869 - Henry J Wood, English conductor (Gentle Art of Singing, Proms)
1871 - Maurice Garin, French cyclist (d. 1957)
1872 - Wee Willie Keeler, outfielder (Baltimore Orioles); hit .432 in 1897
1873 - William Green, president of American Federation of Labor (1924-52)
1877 - Garrett Morgan, African-American inventor
1880 - Anne C Veth, Dutch cartoonist/art critic
1880 - Florence Auer, American actress (d. 1962)
1882 - Floris H L Prims, Flemish priest/historian/archivist of Antwerp
1883 - Cyril Burt, educational psychologist (d. 1971)
1886 - James Friskin, composer
1886 - Reginald Owen Morris, composer
1886 - Tore Ørjasæter, Norwegian poet (d. 1968)
1889 - Fritz Behrend, composer
1890 - Norman Bethune, Canada, Doctor in Spain & China
1891 - Federico Moreno Torroba, composer
1891 - Jan Donner, Dutch minister of Justice/president High Council
1892 - Edmund Lowe, actor (Black Sheep, Good Sam, Dillinger, Hot Pepper)
1892 - Rui Coelho, composer
1893 - Beatrice Wood, potter/artist/author
1893 - Bill Nestell, CA, actor (Dangerous Venture, Buckskin Frontier)
1895 - Alexander Nicolaas Voormolen, Dutch composer (d. 1980)
1895 - Juanita Hansen, Iowa, actress (Fast Company, Broadway Love)
1895 - Matthew B Ridgway, US gen (WW II/China/Nicaragua/Korea/NATO)
1895 - Ragnar Frisch, Oslo, Norwegian economist (1st winner of the Nobel prize in economics-1969)
1895 - Robert Gordon, Ks, actor (Loveless)
1897 - Jose Moreno Gans, composer
1899 - Alfred M Gruenther, US, commanding general (NATO, 1953-56)
1899 - Juri Olescha, writer
1900 - Edna Best, Hove England, actress (Key, Calendar, Escape, Intermezzo)
1902 - Ruby Dandridge, Memphis Tenn, actress (Father of the Bride)
1903 - Gilbert Adrian, [Greenberg], Naugatuck CT, costume designer
1903 - Rabbe A Enckell, Fins author/poet (Lutad about Brunnen)
1906 - Artur Lundkvist, Swedish writer/Swedish Academy (Agadir)
1906 - Donald Novis, Hastings England, actor (Monte Carlo)
1906 - Krishnarao Shiva Shelvankar, journalist/diplomat
1907 - Aar van de Werfhorst, [Pieter G Jansen], Dutch writer
1907 - Canada Lee, NYC, actor (Lost Boundaries)
1907 - Joy Finzi, [Joyce A Black], British painter
1908 - Riccardo Nielsen, composer
1909 - Jay Morris Arena, inventor/pediatrician
1909 - Kenton Kilmer, poet/translator
1910 - Kittens Reichert, American silent screen child actor (d. 1990)
1911 - Francesco Siciliani, opera composer
1911 - Jean Harlow, [Harlean Carpentier], KS, 30s' sex goddess (Dinner at 8)
1911 - Hugues Lapointe, Canadian politician and Lieutenant governor of Quebec (d. 1982)
1912 - Joe Stydahar, NFL tackle (Chicago Bears)
1913 - Margaret AR Bonds, US pianist/composer/arranger
1913 - Roger Caillois, French writer (Les Jeux et les Hommes)
1914 - Martin Ritt, actor/director (Slugger's Wife, End of the Game)
1915 - George Brian Snape, businessman/rugby league entrepreneur
1917 - Bert van Aerschot, Flemish writer (Elevator, Women)
1917 - Sameera Moussa, Egyptian nuclear scientist (d. 1952)
1918 - Arnold Newman, photographer (Faces USA)
1918 - Arthur Kornberg, US biochemist (Nobel 1959)
1918 - Frank Wigglesworth, composer
1918 - Fritz Thiedemann, German equestrian (d. 2000)
1920 - James Doohan, Vancouver BC, actor (Montgomery Scott-Star Trek)
1920 - Julius Boros, golfer (PGA Champ 1968, US Open 1952, 63)
1921 - Diana Barrymore, NYC, actress (Nightmare, Lady Courageous, Fired Wife)
1922 - Kazimierz Serocki, composer
1922 - Nándor Hidegkuti, Hungarian footballer (d. 2002)
1923 - Doc Watson, American bluegrass musician, (d. 2012)
1923 - Barney Martin, American actor (d. 2005)
1924 - Ali Faik Zaghloul, Egyptian radio presenter
1924 - Lilian Velez, Filipno actress (d. 1948)
1925 - Enzo Stuarti, Italy, singer (Yesterday)
1925 - Richard Vernon, England, actor (Servant, Gandhi, Hard Days Night)
1926 - James Ingram Merrill, US poet/author (Scripts for the Pageant)
1926 - Lys Assia, Swiss singer
1926 - Joseph Anthony Ferrario, American Catholic prelate (d. 2003)
1927 - Charles O Whitley, (Rep-D-NC, 1977- )
1927 - Frank Singleton, librarian
1927 - John McLaughlin, commentator (McLaughlin Report)
1927 - Pierre Aubert, member of the Swiss Federal Council
1928 - Dave Dudley, singer (Six Days on the Road)
1928 - Gudrun Pausewang, Eastern Bohemia, German writer
1929 - Nicos Mamangakis, composer
1930 - Heiner Geißler, German politician
1930 - Ion Iliescu, President of Romania
1931 - Henk Knol, Dutch 2nd chamber member (PvdA)
1931 - Piet [van] Bambergen, Dutch cabaretier (Mounties, Sherlock Jones)
1932 - Mara Corday, Santa Monica CA, playmate (Oct, 1958)
1933 - Lee Radziwell Ross, NYC, princess (Jackie O's sister)
1933 - Marco Antonio Munoz, Mexico, spanish singer (Murmullos)
1933 - Alfredo Landa, Spanish actor
1934 - Gia Scala, Italy, actress (Angry Hills, Don't Go Near the Water)
1935 - Zhelyu Zhelev, Veselinovo, Shumen Province, Bulgarian President (1990-97)
1936 - Jim Clark, Formula 1 racer (1963 champ)
1937 - Bobby Driscoll, American actor (d. 1968)
1938 - Douglas Leedy, composer
1938 - Willie Chambers, guitarist/vocalist (Chambers Brothers)
1939 - Hans Pieter Verhagen, Dutch poet (Hoepla/Holland's Hole)
1939 - M L Jaisimha, cricketer (Indian batsman of the sixties)
1940 - Germán Castro Caycedo, Colombian writer and journalist
1940 - Owen Spencer-Thomas, English broadcaster, journalist and Anglican clergyman
1942 - Mike Pender, Liverpool, vocalist/guitarist (Searchers-Needles & Pins)
1942 - Vladimir Vasilyevich Kovolyonok, USR, cosmonaut (Soyuz 25, 29/31, T-4)
1943 - Roger Swaybill, actor/writer (Porky's II, Breaking Point)
1944 - Janice Garfat, rocker (Dr Hook)
1945 - Farooq Hamid, cricketer (1-107 in Test, Pakistan v Australia 1964)
1945 - Hattie Winston, Greenville Miss, actress (Nurse, Electric Company)
1946 - James C Adamson, Warsaw NY, Lt Col USA/astronaut (STS 28, STS 43)
1946 - John Virgo, British snooker player
1947 - Dave Mount, rocker
1947 - Otto Stuppacher, Austrian racing driver (d. 2001)
1947 - Clifton Snider, American poet and writer
1948 - Byron MacGregor, newscaster
1948 - Reed Hundt, FCC chairman
1949 - Bonnie J Dunbar, Sunnyside Wash, PhD/astro (STS 61-A, 32, 50, 71, 89)
1949 - James S Voss, Cordova Alabama, Major USA/astronaut (STS 44, 53, 69)
1949 - Jüri Allik, Estonian psychologist
1949 - Jesse Jefferson, American baseball player
1950 - Ed Marinaro, actor (Hill Street Blues)
1950 - Re Styles, rock vocalist (Tubes)
1950 - Tim Kazurinsky, Johnstown Pa, comedian (SNL, Police Academy 2, 3, 4)
1951 - Sergei Aleksandrovich Yemelyanov, Russian cosmonaut
1951 - Lindsay Cooper, English musician and composer (Henry Cow, News from Babel)
1952 - Robyn Hitchcock, rocker (Moss Elixir)
1952 - Dermot Morgan, Irish actor and comedian (d. 1998)
1953 - Aleksandr Viktorovich Borodin, Russia, cosmonaut
1953 - Dave Amato, rocker (REO Speedwagon-Can't Fight this Feeling)
1953 - Zico, Brazilian footballer
1954 - Keith Carlton Fergus, Temple TX, PGA golfer (1995 Honda Classic-8th)
1954 - Chris Hughes, London, English record producer and rock drummer (Adam & The Ants)
1956 - Jim Barton, Lincoln Neb, soling yachter (Olympics-bronze-1996)
1956 - John F Reid, cricketer (New Zealand batsman of 70's/80's)
1956 - Zbigniew Boniek, Polish footballer
1958 - Bob Bradley, Montclair NJ, soccer coach (Olympics-gold-96)
1958 - Miranda Richardson, Southport England, actress (Damage, Crying Game)
1958 - Marc Silvestri, American comic book artist and publisher (Top Cow Productions)
1959 - Romeo Zondervan, Dutch soccer player (NAC)
1960 - Neal Heaton, American baseball player
1960 - Colin Wells, English cricketer
1961 - Mary Page Keller, actress (Duet, Scared Stiff, Baby Talk)
1961 - Perry McCarthy, English racing driver
1961 - Knut Nærum, Norwegian comedian
1962 - Herschel Walker, WFL/NFL running back (NJ Generals, Dallas Cowboys)
1962 - Jackie Joyner-Kersee, E St Louis IL, heptathele (Olympic-gold-88, 92)
1962 - Glen E. Friedman, American photographer and artist
1963 - Elizabeth Chavez, Santa Monica Ca, WPVA volleyballer (US Open-13th-91)
1963 - Jacqueline Sheen, Dallas Texas, playmate (July, 1990)
1963 - Kelly Miller, Detroit, NHL left wing (Washington Capitals)
1963 - Sophia Aliberti, Greek actress and TV presenter
1964 - Arturo Huerta, Mexico, Canadian walker (Olympics-96)
1964 - Atif Rauf, cricketer (Pakistani Test batsman v New Zealand 1994)
1964 - Laura Martinez-Herring, Sinaloa Mexico, Miss USA (1985)/(Gen Hospital)
1964 - Lisa Ann Poggi, Grand Rapids Mich, actress (Jolie-Loving)
1964 - Raúl Alcalá, Mexican cyclist
1964 - Duncan Phillips, Australian drummer (Newsboys)
1965 - A J Sager, Columbus Ohio, pitcher (Detroit Tigers)
1966 - Claus Boekweg, Dutch soccer player (FC Groningen, FC Zwolle)
1966 - Dmitri Volkov, Russian swimmer (world record)
1966 - Ellen Minzner, Lawrence Mass, rower (Olympics-96)
1966 - Gary Parker, WLAF kicker (Scotland Claymores)
1966 - Hope Marie Carlton, Riverhead NY, playmate (July, 1985)
1966 - Noelle Daghe, Decatur IL, LPGA golfer (1994 PING-Cellular One-21st)
1966 - Tone-Loc, [Anthony Terrell Smith], Los Angeles California, rocker (Let's Do It)
1966 - Wendy Fletcher, Boston Mass, WPVA volleyballer (National-5th-1993)
1966 - Fernando Colunga, Mexican actor
1966 - Timo Tolkki, Finnish musician (Stratovarius)
1967 - Alexander Volkov, Russia, tennis star
1967 - Calvin Williams, NFL wide receiver (Philadelphia Eagles)
1967 - Elizabeth Cheshire, Burbank California, actress (Jill-Sunshine)
1968 - Brian Leetch, Corpus Christi TX, NHL defenseman (Team USA, NY Rangers)

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