Famous Birthdays on 2nd September

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1243 - Gilbert de Clare, 7th Earl of Hertford, English politician (d. 1295)
1548 - Vincenzo Scamozzi, Italian architect (d. 1616)
1661 - Georg Bohm, German organist/composer
1675 - William Somervile, English poet (d. 1742)
1716 - Johann Trier, composer
1731 - Johann F von Cronegk, German playwright (Olint und Sophronia)
1750 - Pehr Frigel, composer
1753 - Marie Josephine Louise of Savoy, queen of France (d. 1810)
1763 - Caroline von Schelling, [Michaelis], German author
1778 - Leopold FJJJ van Sassen Ysselt, Dutch politician
1778 - Louis Bonaparte, King of Holland (d. 1846)
1798 - Thomas Holliday Hicks, (Union Gov) died in 1865
1805 - Esteban Echeverría, Argentine writer (d. 1851)
1810 - William Seymour Tyler, American educator and historian (d. 1897)
1814 - Ernst Curtius, German archaeologist/historian
1830 - William P. Frye, American politician (d. 1911)
1837 - James Harrison Wilson, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1925
1838 - Liliuokalani, [Lydia Paki], last queen of Hawaii (1891-93)
1839 - Henry George, land reformer/writer (Progress & Poverty)
1847 - Roger Wolcott, 39th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1900)
1850 - Albert Spaulding, baseball player/founded Spaulding sports company
1850 - Eugene Field, author/journalist (Little Boy Blue)
1850 - Woldemar Voigt, German physicist (d. 1919)
1852 - Paul Bourget, French novelist and critic (d. 1935)
1853 - Wilhelm Ostwald, Germany, physical chemist (Nobel 1909)
1854 - Hans Jæger, Norwegian writer and political activist (d. 1910)
1856 - Yang Hsiu-ch'ing, commander in chief of Taiping Rebellion
1857 - Thomas Groube, Australian cricketer (d. 1927)
1862 - Franjo Krežma, Croatian violinist (d. 1881)
1866 - Hiram Johnson, (Gov-Progressive-Cal)
1870 - Marie Ault, [Mary Cragg], Wigan England
1870 - Archduchess Luise of Austria, Princess of Tuscany (d. 1947)
Nobel Laureate Chemist Frederick SoddyNobel Laureate Chemist Frederick Soddy (1877) 1877 - Frederick Soddy, Eastbourne, England, chemist, Nobel laureate, (d. 1956)
1878 - Werner von Blomberg, German minister of Reichswehr
1879 - An Jung-geun, Korean assassin of Ito Hirobumi (d. 1910)
1883 - Archduchess Elisabeth Marie of Austria, "The Red Archduchess" (d. 1963)
1884 - Frank Laubach, Benton Pa, educator, taught reading through phonetics
1892 - Felix Wolfes, composer
1894 - Joseph Roth, Austria, journalist/writer (Hotel Savoy)
1901 - Andreas Embirikos, Greek surrealist poet (d. 1975)
1901 - Adolph Rupp, American college basketball coach (d. 1977)
1904 - Vera Vague, [Barbara Jo Allen], NYC, actress (Follow the Leader)
1908 - Barbara Jo Allen, NYC, actress (Ice Capades Revue, Rosie the Riveter)
1910 - Bruce Boyce, singer/teacher
1911 - Eileen Way, actress (Les Miserables, Rainbow, Vikings, Assassin)
1911 - Rene Amengual, composer
1911 - Romare Bearden, African American painter (d. 1988)
1912 - Johan Daisne, [Herman Thiery], Belgian writer (magic realism)
1912 - Ernest Bromley, Australian cricketer (d. 1967)
1913 - Bill Shankly, English Football Manager (d. 1981)
1914 - Booker T Laury, blues pianist/vocalist
1914 - Tom Glazer, American folk singer and songwriter (d. 2003)
1915 - Dai-Keong Lee, composer
1915 - Hans Joachim Koellreutter, composer
1915 - Meinhardt Raabe, actor, notable as Munchkin Coroner on The Wizard of Oz
1915 - Benjamin Aaron, American labor law expert (d. 2007)
1916 - Dorothy May Bundy-Cheney, winner of more than 141 US tennis titles
1916 - Penny Santon, Greenwich Village NY, actress (Roll Out, Matt Houston)
1917 - Cleveland Amory, Nahant Mass, conservationist/TV reviewer (TV Guide)
1917 - Laurindo Almeida, Brazilian guitarist (developed bossa nova)
1918 - Allen Drury, author (Advise & Consent-1960 Pulitzer Prize)
1918 - Laurindo Almeida, composer/guitarist
1918 - Martha Mitchell, wife of Attorney General John Mitchell
1919 - Gideon William Waldrop, composer
1919 - Marge Champion, Los Angeles California, dancer (Marge & Gower Champion Show)
1923 - Rene Thom, French mathematician (d. 2002)
1924 - Daniel arap Moi, President of Kenya
1925 - Ronnie Stevens, London England, actor (Rodney-Dick & Duchess)
1925 - Hugo Montenegro, American composer and bandleader (d. 1981)
1927 - Francis Matthews, British actor (On the Bowery, Paul Temple)
1927 - Leonard Katzman, TV producer
1927 - Trudi Jochum-Beiser, Austria, downhill skier (Olympic-gold-1952)
1927 - Tzvi Avni, composer
1928 - Miloslav Istvan, composer
1928 - Peter Mansfield, writer
1929 - Hal Ashby, American film director (d. 1988)
1930 - Andrey Pavlovich Petrov, composer
1931 - Alan K Simpson, minority whip (Sen-R-WY, 1979- )
1931 - Pierre Huyskens, Dutch radio host
1933 - Victor Spinetti, Welsh actor, (d. 2012)
1934 - Michael Sahl, composer
1934 - Hilla Becher (née Wobeser), Potsdam Germany, German artist, worked collaboratively with Bernd Becher her husband
1935 - Jim Moody, (Rep-D-WI, 1983- )
1936 - David Leonard Blake, composer
1936 - Joan Kennedy, 1st wife of Mass Senator, Ted
1936 - Andrew Grove, American computer chip manufacturer
1937 - Peter Ueberroth, organized LA Olympics (1984)/baseball commissioner
1937 - Derek Fowlds, British actor
1938 - Glyn Worsnip, broadcaster
1939 - Bobby Purify, rocker
1939 - Robert Lee Dickey, US singer (I'm your puppet)
1939 - Sam Gooden, Chattanooga Tenn, rock vocalist (Impressions-Gypsy Woman)
1940 - Beverly Sanders, Hollywood California, actress (Lotsa Luck, CPO Sharkey)
1940 - Jimmy Clanton, Baton Rogue, La, rock vocalist (Just a Dream)
1940 - Mike Pyne, jazz Pianist
1941 - Tommy Aycock, Edinburg TX, PGA golfer (1994 Las Vegas Senior-5th)
1943 - Glenn Sather, NHL coach (Edmonton Oiler)
1943 - Joe Simon, US singer (Power of Love)
1943 - Rosalind Ashford, Detroit, rock vocalist (Martha Reeve & Vandellas)
1944 - Claude Nicollier, Vevey Switzerland, astronaut (STS 61-K, 46, 61, 75)
1946 - Luis Avalos, Havana Cuba, actor (Condo, E/R, I Had 3 Wives)
1946 - Marty Grebb, Chicago, rocker (Buckinghams)
1946 - Billy Preston, Houston, Texas, American soul musician/singer and pianist, 5th Beatle (David Brenner Show)
1947 - Richard Coughlan, English drummer and percussionist (Caravan), (d. 2013)
1948 - Sharon Christa Corrigan McAuliffe, teacher/astronaut (STS 25)
1948 - Terry Bradshaw, NFL QB (Pittsburgh Steelers)/announcer (CBS, FOX)
1949 - Albert West[laken], Dutch singer (Dumb Willie)
1950 - Rosanna DeSoto, American actress
1950 - Michael Rother, German musician (Neu!, Kraftwerk, Harmonia, Cluster)
1950 - Yuen Wah, Chinese actor and stuntman
1951 - Mark Harmon, Burbank California, actor (Dr Caldwell-St Elsewhere)
1951 - Michael Gray, Chicago Ill, actor (Ronnie-Brian Keith Show)
1951 - Mike Kaminsky, rocker
1951 - Jim DeMint, American politician
1952 - Earl Pomeroy, (Rep-D-North Dakota)
1952 - James 'Jimmy' Connors, Louis Illinois, US tennis champion (US Open-78, 82, 83 Wimbledon-74, 82)
1953 - Gerhard P J Thiele, Brenz Germany, astronaut
1953 - Ahmad Shah Massoud, Afghan commander and a war hero (d. 2001)
1953 - John Zorn, American musician
1955 - Linda Purl, Greenwich Ct, actress (Gloria-Happy Days, Matlock)
1956 - Mario Tremblay, Canadian hockey player and coach
1956 - Angelo Fusco, Provisional Irish Republican Army member
1957 - Steve Porcaro, LA Cal, rock keyboards/vocalist (Toto-Roseanna, Africa)
1957 - Tony Alva, American skateboarder
1958 - Marlene Janssen, Rock Island Ill, playmate (Nov, 1982)
1959 - Esther Oosterbeek, Dutch singer (Dolly Dots)
1959 - Guy Laliberté, founder of Cirque du Soleil
1960 - Eric Dickerson, Texas, NFL halfback (LA Rams, Colts/2,105 yds in 1984)
1960 - Rex Hudler, Tempe AZ, outfielder (NY Yankees, California Angels)
1960 - Kristin Halvorsen, Norwegian politician
1960 - John S. Hall, American poet and spoken-word artist
1961 - Jeff Russell, Cincinnatti OH, pitcher (Texas Rangers)
1961 - Carlos Valderrama, Colombian footballer
1962 - Prachya Pinkaew, Thai film director
1962 - Eugenio Derbez, Mexican comedian and actor
1962 - Jon Berkeley, author and illustrator
1963 - Sam Mitchell, NBA forward (Minn Timberwolves)
1964 - Keanu Reeves, Beirut, actor (Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure, Speed)
1965 - Doug Linton, Santa Ana CA, pitcher (KC Royals)
Heavyweight Boxing Champion Lennox LewisHeavyweight Boxing Champion Lennox Lewis (1965) 1965 - Lennox Lewis, London England, heavyweight boxer (Olympic-gold-1988, WBC boxing champ)
1965 - Partho Sen-Gupta, Indian filmmaker
1966 - Salma Hayek, Veracruz, Mexico, actress (Desparado)
1966 - Dino Cazares, American musician
1966 - Olivier Panis, French race car driver
1966 - Tuc Watkins, American actor
1967 - Andreas Möller, German footballer
1968 - Ricardo de Jongh, soccer player (Dordrecht '90)
1968 - Cynthia Watros, American actress
1969 - Mark Brettschneider, Cincinnati Oh, actor (Jason-One Life to Live)
1969 - Russell Freeman, NFL tackle (Oakland Raiders)
1969 - Shani Waugh, Bunbury Aust, LPGA golfer (Aust sub-jr champ-1986, 87)
Actress Salma HayekActress Salma Hayek (1966) 1969 - Cedric "K-Ci" Hailey, American singer
1969 - Chris Kuzneski, American bestselling author
1969 - Stephen Peall, Zimbabwean cricketer
1971 - Rich Aurilia, Brooklyn NY, infielder (SF Giants)
1971 - Shauna Sand, San Diego California, actress (Renegade)
1971 - Tommy Maddox, NFL quarterback (NY Giants)
1971 - Kjetil André Aamodt, Norwegian skier
1971 - Pawan Kalyan, Indian actor
1971 - Tom Steels, Belgian cyclist
1972 - James Willis, NFL linebacker (Philadelphia Eagles)
1972 - Katarina Studenikova, Bratislava Slovak Rep, tennis star
1973 - Matthew Dunn, Leeton NSW Australia, swimmer (Olympics-96)
1973 - Jason Blake, American hockey player
1974 - Jason Lawson, NBA center (Orlando Magic)
1974 - Karina Wieland, Australian rower (Olympics-96)
1974 - Daniel Southworth, American actor and stunt performer
1976 - Phil Lipscomb, American musician (Taproot)
1976 - Erin Hershey, American actress.
1977 - Ramiro Muñoz, Colombian musician
1977 - Frédéric Kanouté, Malian footballer
1979 - Tomer Ben Yosef, Israeli footballer
1979 - Ron Ng, Hong Kong actor
1980 - Ashley Witmer, Miss Pennsylvania Teen USA (1997)
1980 - Hiroki Yoshimoto, Japanese racing driver
1980 - Dany Sabourin, French Canadian Goaltender in the National Hockey League
1981 - Katie Teft, Grand Rapids Mich, gymnast (Olympics-96)
1981 - Fariborz Kamkari, Iranian film director/producer
1981 - Chris Tremlett, English cricketer
1981 - Bracha van Doesburgh, Dutch actress
1982 - Joey Barton, English footballer
1982 - Mandy Cho, Hong Kong actress
1982 - Jason Hammel, American baseball player
1983 - Mark Foster, English rugby player
1984 - Jack Peñate, English/Spanish singer
1987 - Spencer Smith, American musician (Panic at the Disco)
1988 - Ishant Sharma, Indian Cricketer
1989 - Alexandre Pato, Brazilian footballer
1989 - Ishmeet Singh Sodhi, Indian Playback Singer (d. 2008)
1990 - Marcus Ericsson, Swedish Racing Driver

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