Famous Birthdays on 3rd December

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  • 1368 Charles VI, [the Well-Beloved], king of France (1380-1422)
  • 1483 Nicolaus von Amsdorf, German reformation theologist
  • 1560 Jan Gruter, Dutch critic (d. 1627)
  • 1576 Marsilio Casentini, composer
  • 1668 Casimir Schweizelsperg, composer
  • 1684 Ludvig Baron Holberg, founder (Danish & Norwegian literature)
  • 1729 Padre Antonio Francisco J Jose Soler, Olot Spain, composer (Fandango)
  • 1750 Johann Franz Xaver Sterkel, composer
  • 1752 Georg-Friederich Fuchs, composer
  • 1753 Samuel Crompton, English inventor (mule-jenny spinning machine)
  • 1755 Gilbert Stuart, US, portrait painter (painted Washington)
  • 1758 Josef Gelinek, composer
  • 1776 Johann Spurzheim, German neuroscientist (d. 1832)
  • 1795 Rowland Hill, introduced 1st adhesive postage stamp (1840)
  • 1797 Francis P Kenrick, Irish/US archbishop of Baltimore
  • 1800 France Preseren, Slovenian poet (Krst pri Savici)
  • 1806 Henry Alexander Wise, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1876)
  • 1809 Thomas Alfred Davies, Bvt Mjr General (Union volunteers), (d. 1899)
  • 1822 Charles Adam Heckman, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), (d. 1896)
  • 1826 Edmond van der Straeten, Belgian lawyer/musicologist

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1826 George McClellan, Union army major general, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1885)

Union General George McClellan
Union General
George McClellan
  • 1829 Green Berry Raum, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), (d. 1909)
  • 1838 Cleveland Abbe, US, meteorologist (Father of Weather Bureau)
  • 1838 Octavia Hill, British reformer, leader of open-space movement
  • 1842 Ellen Henrietta Richards, US, chemist (Amer Home Economics Association-1st Pres)
  • 1842 Phoebe Hearst, American socialite (d. 1919)
  • 1842 Charles Alfred Pillsbury, American industrialist (d. 1899)

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1857 Joseph Conrad, Berdychiv, Poland, novelist (Lord Jim, Heart of Darkness), (d. 1924)

Novelist Joseph Conrad
Novelist
Joseph Conrad
  • 1862 Jules Renkin, Belgian jurist/minister/premier (1931-32)
  • 1864 Herman Heijermans Jr, Dutch writer (Kamertjeszonde, Diamond City)
  • 1875 Bernhard Lichtenberg, German clergyman/antifascist
  • 1875 Max Meldrum, Scottish-born Australian painter (d. 1955)
  • 1880 Fedor von Bock, German field marshal (d. 1945)
  • 1883 Albert "Tibby" Cotter, cricketer (great Aussie quick of early century)
  • 1883 Anton (Friedrich Wilhelm) von Webern, Austrian 12-tone composer, born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1884 Rajendra Prasad, first President of India (d. 1963)
  • 1884 Walther Stampfli, member of the Swiss Federal Council (d. 1965)
  • 1885 Marchien Zwitsers, farmer in Lutten (died at 109 years old)
  • 1886 Manne Siegbahn, Nobel laureate (d. 1978)
  • 1887 Naruhiko, Prince Higashikuni of Japan (d. 1990)
  • 1888 Ion Nonna Otescu, composer
  • 1895 Anna Freud, Austrian/English psychoanalytist/daughter of Sigmund F
  • 1896 Boleslaw Szabelski, composer
  • 1896 John Urzidil, Austria/US writer (Die erbeuteten Frauen)
  • 1897 Kate O'Brien, Irish writer (Without My Cloak)
  • 1898 Lev Konstantinovich Knipper, composer
  • 1899 Ikeda Hayato, Prime Minister of Japan (d. 1965)
  • 1900 Lester Matthews, Nottingham England, (Sir Dennis-Adv of Fu Manchu)
  • 1900 Richard Kuhn, Austria, biochemist, worked with vitamins (Nobel 1938)
  • 1900 Ulrich Inderbinen, Swiss mountain guide (d. 2004)
  • 1902 Willem Arnold de Vries Robbe, composer
  • 1904 Juan E Yrausquin, founder (Party of Patriot Arubans)/minister
  • 1905 Leslie Ames, cricketer (England wicket-keeper of 30's Outstanding bat)
  • 1907 Andrew Hutchings, teachers' leader
  • 1907 Connee Boswell, singer (Pete Kelly's Blue), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1908 Halsey Stevens, Scott NY, composer (Triskelion)
  • 1908 Nigel M Balchin, [Mark Spade], English author (Business for Pleasure)
  • 1908 Edward Underdown, English actor (d. 1989)
  • 1910 Robert Arthur Hughes, missionary/surgeon
  • 1911 Dana Suesse, songwriter (You Ought to be in Pictures)
  • 1911 Nino Rota, Milan Italy, composer (Torquemada)
  • 1913 Omer Vanaudenhoven, Flemish industrial/resistance fighter
  • 1914 Irving Fine, composer (Toccata), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1918 Abdul Haris Nasution, Indonesian general (d. 2000)
  • 1919 Charles Craig, opera singer
  • 1921 Hans G Kresse, Dutch cartoonist (Eric the Viking)
  • 1921 Phyllis Curtin, American soprano
  • 1922 Sven Nykvist, Swedish cinematographer (d. 2006)
  • 1923 Tom Fears, NFL end (LA Rams)
  • 1923 Trevor Bailey, England, cricket all-rounder (batted & ran)
  • 1924 John Backus, inventor (FORTRAN computer language)
  • 1924 Roberto Mières, Argentine racing driver
  • 1924 Francisco Sionil José, Filipino novelist, Philippine National Artist for Literature
  • 1925 Ken Funston, South African cricket batsman (18 Tests during 1950's)
  • 1925 Ferlin Husky, American country singer (Born to Lose, Gone)
  • 1925 Kim Dae Jung, South Korean President, Nobel laureate
  • 1926 Hans Otte, German composer/pianist (The Book of Sounds, Book of Hours)
  • 1927 Isabelle Harriet Lucas, actress/singer (Outland, Comics)
  • 1927 Andy Williams, Wall Lake Iowa, singer (Moon River, Andy Williams Show) (d. 2012)
  • 1929 Clarence Ford, sax player
  • 1929 Paul Harris Turok, composer
  • 1929 Werner Rackwitz, German musicologist (Handel-Renaissance)
  • 1930 Jean-Luc Godard, French director (Alphaville, Hail Mary, Breathless)
  • 1930 Phyllis Curtin, Clarksburg WV, soprano (NYC Opera)
  • 1931 Ellen Blazer, Dutch TV director (Sonja)
  • 1931 Jaye P Morgan, Mancos Colo, singer/actress (Gong Show, Night Patrol)
  • 1931 Franz Josef Degenhardt, German author
  • 1932 Corry Brokken, Dutch singer (1957 Eurovision)
  • 1933 Paul J. Crutzen, Dutch chemist, Nobel laureate
  • 1934 Viktor Vassilyevich Gorbatko, USSR, cosmonaut (Soyuz 7, 24, 37/36)
  • 1937 Bobby Allison, auto racer (3 time winner of Daytona 500)
  • 1937 Stephen Rubin, English attorney/shoe manufacturer (Reebok, Adidas)
  • 1937 Binod Bihari Verma, Indian linguist
  • 1938 Jose Serebrier, Montevideo Uruguay, conductor/composer (Star Wagon)
  • 1938 Martyn Taylor, teacher/campaigner
  • 1940 Jeffrey R. Holland, American religious leader
  • 1941 Mary Alice, Indianola MS, newscaster (CBS, Lettie-Different World)
  • 1942 Alice Schwarzer, German journalist
  • 1943 Valerie Perrine, Galveston Tx, actress (Slaughterhouse 5)
  • 1945 Laura Dean, Staten Island composer/choreographer (Drumming), born in NYC, New York
  • 1946 Joop Zoetemelk, Dutch cyclist
  • 1948 Diane Kurys, [Emir Kusturica], Sarajevo, bass guitarist

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1948 Ozzy Osbourne, English heavy metal vocalist and songwriter (Black Sabbath-Bark at the Moon), born in Birmingham, England

Rock Vocalist Ozzy Osbourne
Rock Vocalist
Ozzy Osbourne
  • 1949 Christopher John Seward, aid worker
  • 1949 Heather Menzies, actress (Jessica-Logan's Run), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1949 Mickey Thomas, rock vocalist (Jefferson Airplane, Starship)
  • 1950 John Akii-bua, Uganda, 400m hurdler (Olympic-gold-1972)
  • 1950 Muntu Myeza, South African anti-apartheid activist
  • 1951 Danger Alberto Juantorena, Cuba, 800m runner (Olympic-gold-1976)
  • 1951 James Turner Brewer, Maywood Ill, basketball player (Oly-silver-1972)
  • 1951 Mike Stock, rocker (Stock, Aitken & Waterman-Road Block)
  • 1951 Rick Mears, Indy-car racer (over 25 wins)
  • 1951 Riki Chosyu, [Mitsuo Yoshida], wrestler (NJPW/All-Japan)
  • 1951 Ray Candy, American professional wrestler (d. 1994)
  • 1951 John and Greg Rice, American twin actors
  • 1951 Nicky Stevens, British singer (Brotherhood of Man)
  • 1952 Don Barnes, rock guitarist (38 Special)
  • 1952 Duane Roland, rock guitarist (Molly Hatchet)
  • 1952 Mel Smith, author, actor, and comedian (Morons From Outer Space), (d. 2013)
  • 1952 Benny Hinn, American televangelist
  • 1953 Franz Klammer, Austria, downhill skier (Olympic-gold-1976)
  • 1954 Paul Gregg, country singer (Restless Heart-Wheels)
  • 1954 Grace Andreacchi, American author
  • 1955 Melody Anderson, Edmonton, actress (Natalie Dillon-All My Children)
  • 1955 Warren Jeffs, American convicted polygamist
  • 1956 Hart Bochner, actor/director (Rich & Famous), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1959 Kathy Jordan, Bryn Mawr PA, tennis player (US Opens Doubles 1981)
  • 1959 Eamonn Holmes, Northern Irish TV presenter
  • 1960 Daryl Hannah, American actress (Splash, Blade Runner), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1960 Mike Ramsey, US, ice hockey player (Olympic-gold-1980)

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1960 Julianne Moore, Fayetteville North Carolina, American actress (Magnolia, The Kids are Alright)

  • 1961 Adal Ramones, Mexican television host
  • 1962 Tammy Jackson, WNBA forward/center (Houston Comets)
  • 1963 Ashley De Silva, Sri Lankan Cricket wicketkeeper (1993)
  • 1963 Steve Hegg, Dana Point California, road cyclist (Olympics-16th-84, 96)
  • 1963 Joe Lally, American musician (Fugazi)
  • 1963 Terri Schiavo, American right to die figure (d. 2005)
  • 1964 Darryl Hamilton, Baton Rouge LA, outfielder (Texas Rangers)
  • 1964 Toi Cook, cornerback (Carolina Panthers)
  • 1965 Katarina Witt, Staaken GDR, figure skater (Olympic-Gold-1984, 88)
  • 1965 Tammy Jacques, Auburn Maine, cyclist (Olympics-96)
  • 1965 Steve Harris, American actor
  • 1965 Andrew Stanton, American animator
  • 1966 Lisa Lightfoot, Australian middle distance runner (Olympics-96)
  • 1966 Flemming Povlsen, Danish footballer
  • 1967 David Diaz, Australian golfer, born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • 1967 Greg Sutton, NBA guard (Phila 76ers)
  • 1967 Katie Henderson, WPVA volleyball (US Open-25th-1993), born in Santa Monica, California
  • 1968 Brendan Fraser,actor (School Ties, 20 Bucks), born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • 1968 Isabel Cueto, West Germany, tennis star
  • 1968 Kevin Telles, actor (Party Camp)
  • 1968 Montell Jordan, American singer and record producer
  • 1969 Ed King, NFL guard (NO Saints)
  • 1969 Kwamie Lassiter, NFL defensive back (Arizona Cardinals)
  • 1969 Bill Steer, British guitarist
  • 1970 Charles Hope, WLAF guard (Frankfurt Galaxy)
  • 1970 Jennifer Rothschild, [Rubin], actress (Judas Project)
  • 1970 Laura Schuler, ice hockey forward (Canada, Oly-98)
  • 1970 Lindsey Hunter, NBA guard (Detroit Pistons)
  • 1970 Paul Byrd, Louisville KY, pitcher (NY Mets)
  • 1970 Christian Karembeu, French footballer
  • 1971 Frank Sinclair, Jamaican footballer
  • 1971 Keegan Connor Tracy, Canadian actress
  • 1971 Vernon White, American mixed martial artist
  • 1972 Eva Nemcova, WNBA forward/guard (Cleveland Rockers)
  • 1972 Peter Wright, US, 1500m freestyle (Olympics-96)
  • 1972 Bucky Lasek, American skateboarder
  • 1973 Andrew McNally, Australian baseball pitcher (Olympics-1996)
  • 1973 Brian Loyd, baseball catcher (Olympics-bronze-96), born in Lynwood, California
  • 1973 Holly Marie Combs, American actress
  • 1973 Super Crazy, Mexican professional wrestler
  • 1973 Sammy Leung, Hong Kong disc jockey
  • 1974 Ralph Staten, safety (Baltimore Ravens)
  • 1975 Lauren E Roman, Wilmington NC, actress (Laura Kirk-All My Children)
  • 1975 Nadine Neumann, Australian swimmer (Olympics-96), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 1975 Mickey Avalon, American rapper
  • 1975 Csaba Czébely, Hungarian drummer (Pokolgép)
  • 1975 Malinda Williams, American actress
  • 1976 Gary Glover, American baseball player
  • 1976 Byron Kelleher, New Zealand rugby union footballer
  • 1976 Mark Boucher, South African cricketer
  • 1976 Cornelius Griffin, American football player
  • 1977 David Sales, cricketer (Northampton batsman, 210 on fc debut 1996)
  • 1977 Chad Durbin, American baseball player
  • 1977 Adam Małysz, Polish ski-jumper
  • 1977 Troy Evans, American football player
  • 1978 Trina, American rapper
  • 1978 Jiří Bicek, Slovak ice hockey player
  • 1979 Daniel Bedingfield, English singer
  • 1979 Rainbow Sun Francks, Canadian actor
  • 1979 Rock Cartwright, American football player
  • 1980 Anna Chlumsky, actress (My Girl), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1980 Jenna Dewan, American actress
  • 1980 Jim Sorgi, American football player
  • 1981 Brian Bonsall, actor (Family Ties, Star Trek Next Generation)
  • 1981 Ioannis Amanatidis, Greek footballer
  • 1981 David Villa, Spanish footballer
  • 1981 Tyjuan Hagler, American football player
  • 1982 Michael Essien, Ghanaian footballer
  • 1982 Jaycee Chan, Hong Kong singer and actor