Famous Birthdays on 3rd June

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  • 1540 Charles I of Austria (d. 1590)
  • 1610 Jacob Neefs, Flemish engraver/publisher, baptised
  • 1657 Manuel de Egues, composer
  • 1659 David Gregory, Scottish astronomer (d. 1708)
  • 1660 Johannes Schenck, Dutch born composer, born in Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Baptism date)
  • 1685 Cornelis Hop, Amsterdam regent/diplomat
  • 1723 Giovanni Antonio Scopoli, Italian-born naturalist (d. 1788)

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1726 James Hutton, geologist, born in Edinburgh, Scotland

Geologist James Hutton
Geologist
James Hutton
  • 1738 Johann Christoph Oley, composer
  • 1746 James Hook, composer
  • 1750 Frederic Thieme, composer
  • 1761 Henry Scrapnel, English inventor (shrapnel shell)
  • 1770 Manuel Belgrano, Argentina
  • 1771 Sydney Smith, Woodford Essex, preacher/reformer/author
  • 1771 Charles Bernard Desormes, Dijon, French Physicist and Chemist who determined the ratio of the specific heats of gases as well as the exact composition of carbon monoxide and carbon disulphide
  • 1773 Caspar G C Reinwardt, German/Dutch biologist
  • 1773 Michael Gottard Fischer, composer
  • 1780 William Hone, England, author/bookseller (Every-Day Book)
  • 1782 Charles Waterton, eccentric naturalist/pioneer
  • 1801 Frantisek Jan Skroup, composer
  • 1804 Richard Cobden, Sussex, founder (Anti-Corn-Law League)

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1808 Jefferson Davis, President of the Confederate States of America (1861-65), born in Fairview, Kentucky (d. 1889)

President of the Confederate States of America Jefferson Davis
President of the Confederate States of America
Jefferson Davis
  • 1812 Pieter Mijer, Dutch gov-gen of Neth Indies (1866-72)
  • 1815 Martin Edward Green, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1863)
  • 1818 Louis Faidherbe, French general (d. 1889)
  • 1819 Johann Barthold Jongkind, Lattrop Neth, Dut/Fr painter (Winter Scenes)
  • 1819 Thomas Ball, US, sculptor/painter/singer
  • 1824 Charles Kinnaird Graham, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
  • 1828 Jean Alexander Ferdinand Poise, composer
  • 1828 Jose Inzenga y Castellanos, composer
  • 1829 Alfonse Charles Renaud de Vilback, composer

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1829 Charles Brooke, 2nd White Rajah of Sarawak (1868-1917), born in Burnham-on-Sea, England (d. 1917)

2nd White Rajah of Sarawak Charles Brooke
2nd White Rajah of Sarawak
Charles Brooke
  • 1831 Otho French Strahl, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1864)
  • 1832 Alexander Charles Lecocq, composer
  • 1839 Paul Lindau, German playwright/critic (Der Herr im Hause)
  • 1840 Eugeen van Oye, Flemish writer/poet (Morning Twilight)
  • 1841 Eduardo Caudella, composer
  • 1843 Frederik VIII, King of Denmark (1906-12)
  • 1844 Detlev [Freiherr Friedrich A von] Liliencron, German poet
  • 1844 Emile Paladilhe, composer
  • 1844 Garret Augustus Hobart, (R) 24th US VP (1897-99)
  • 1853 William Matthew Flinders Petrie, English Egyptologist (d. 1942)
  • 1864 Ransom Eli Olds, auto (Oldsmobile) & truck (REO) manufacturer

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1865 George V, King of Great Britain (1910-36), born in Marlborough House, London, (d. 1936)

King of the United Kingdom George V
King of the United Kingdom
George V
  • 1866 George Howells Broadhurst, English director (d. 1952)
  • 1867 Bela Anton Szabados, composer
  • 1868 Lvar Henning Mankell, composer
  • 1868 Aristides Agramonte y Simoni, Camagüey Cuba, Cuban-American Physician, Pathologist and Bacteriologist (yellow fever)
  • 1869 Maria Radulphus, inspector on Curacao (Radulphus College)
  • 1873 Otto Loewi, Frankfurt am Main Germany, physician (Nobel-1936)
  • 1877 Raoul Dufy, France, Fauvist painter (Palm)
  • 1879 Pieter J A Adriani, Dutch tax lawyer
  • 1879 Raymond Pearl, American biologist (d. 1940)
  • 1881 Mikhail Larionov, Russian painter (d. 1964)
  • 1887 Emil Axman, composer
  • 1888 Tom Brown, American musician (d. 1958)
  • 1895 Kavalam Madhava Panikkar, India, diplomat (Asia & Western Dominance)
  • 1897 Memphis Minnie, blues musician, born in Algiers, Louisiana (d. 1973)
  • 1898 Rosa Chacel, spanish novelist
  • 1899 Georg von Bekesy, Budapest Hungary, physician (Nobel-1961)
  • 1900 Gerard den Brabander, [Jan G Jofriet], poet (Nothing New)
  • 1901 Maurice Evans, Dorchester England, actor (Maurice-Bewitched)
  • 1902 Edward Wayne, physician (Queen of Scotland)
  • 1903 Eddie Acuff, American actor (Guns of the Pecos, Phantom Creeps, Outer Gate), (d. 1956)

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1904 Charles R. Drew, American physician, surgeon, and pioneer of blood plasma research, born in Washington, D. C. (d. 1950)

Surgeon and Medical Researcher Charles R. Drew
Surgeon and Medical Researcher
Charles R. Drew
  • 1904 Jan Peerce, [Jacob Pincus Perelmuth], tenor (NY Met Opera), born in NYC, New York
  • 1905 Martin Gottfried Weiss, German, commandant of Dachau concentration camp (d. 1946, by execution)
  • 1906 Josephine Baker, American dancer/Parisian night club owner (Folies-Bergere) in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 1975)
  • 1906 Louis Simmonds, bookseller
  • 1906 Norman Gallichan, cricketer (all-rounder in 1 Test NZ v England 1937)
  • 1906 Robert Brown Black, British diplomat/gov (Hong Kong)
  • 1906 Walter Robins, cricketer (dynamic England leg-spin all-rounder)
  • 1907 Antonio Emmanvilovich Spadavecchia, composer
  • 1908 Adele Dixon, actress (Calling the Tune)
  • 1910 Wilfred Thesiger, explorer/writer
  • 1911 Ellen Corby, Racine Wisc, actress (Grandma Walton-Waltons)
  • 1911 Mason Gross, Dr/TV professor (Think Fast, Two for the Money)
  • 1911 Olaf Okern, Norway, Nordic skier (Olympic-medal-1948)
  • 1911 Paulette Goddard, [Marion Levy], Switz, actress (Great Dictator)
  • 1912 Richard D'Aeth, president (Hughes Hall Cambridge)
  • 1912 William Douglas-Home, playwright (Now .. Barabbas)
  • 1913 Pedro Mir, Dominican Poet Laureate (d. 2000)
  • 1914 Eugene Fuller, polymath/linguist
  • 1914 Ronald George Woodman, pilot
  • 1915 Iris Meredith, Sioux City Iowa, actress (Son of Davy Crockett)
  • 1916 Leo Gorcey, actor (Mannequin, Road to Zanzibar), (b. 1916 or 1917), born in NYC, New York (d. 1969)
  • 1918 Patrick Cargill, British actor (Help, Hammerhead)
  • 1918 Lili St. Cyr, American ecdysiast (d. 1999)
  • 1920 Lord Brandon of Oakbrook, Lord of appeal (Ordinary)
  • 1921 Forbes Carlile, Australian athlete
  • 1922 Alain Resnais, France, director (Providence, Hiroshima, Mon Amour)
  • 1922 Ivan Patachich, composer
  • 1922 M Alain Resnais, Vannes France, director (Melo, I Want to Go Home)
  • 1923 Michael Jaffe, director (Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge England)
  • 1923 Igor Shafarevich, Russian mathematician
  • 1924 David Richard Holloway, literary Editor
  • 1924 Michael Gow, commandant (Royal College of Defense Studies)
  • 1924 Jimmy Rogers, Ruleville, Mississippi, Blues musician (Muddy Waters' Band), (d. 1997)
  • 1924 Ted Mallie, American radio and television announcer (d. 1999)
  • 1925 Gerhard Zwerenz, writer
  • 1925 Thomas Winning, Roman Catholic archbishop (Glasgow)
  • 1925 Tony Curtis, [Bernard Schwartz], actor (Some Like It Hot), born in The Bronx, New York

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1926 Allen Ginsberg, American beat poet (Howl), born in Newark, New Jersey

Beat Poet Allen Ginsberg
Beat Poet
Allen Ginsberg
  • 1926 Carlos Veerhoff, composer
  • 1926 Colleen Dewhurst, actress (Maggie-Blue & Grey), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1926 Hamilton Fish Jr, (Rep-R-NY, 1969- )
  • 1926 Janez Maticic, composer
  • 1926 Roscoe G Bartlett, (Rep-R-Maryland)
  • 1927 Boots Randolph, Paducah KY, saxophonist (Yakety Sax)
  • 1928 Donald Judd, US, sculptor (minimal art)
  • 1928 John Reid, cricketer (prolific NZ batsman 1949-65)
  • 1928 Sheila Faith, MP/MEP
  • 1929 Chuck Barris, Phila, TV game show producer/host (Gong Show) [or 6/2]
  • 1929 Howard Yanks, founder (Philadelphia folk festival)
  • 1929 Werner Arber, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine laureate
  • 1930 Marion [Eleanor] Zimmer Bradley [Breen], sci-fi author (Storm Queen)
  • 1930 Michael Melle, cricketer (South African pace bowler of early 1950's)
  • 1930 Dakota Staton, American jazz singer (d. 2007)
  • 1930 Ben Wada, Japanese television producers
  • 1931 Francoise Arnoul, actress/composer (French Cancan, Jacko & Lise)

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1931 Raúl Castro, 18th President of Cuba (2008-) and former revolutionary, born in Biran, Holguin, Cuba

President of Cuba Raúl Castro
President of Cuba
Raúl Castro
  • 1931 Lindy Remigino, American athlete
  • 1932 Dakota Staton, [Rabia Aliyah], US jazz singer (In the Night)
  • 1933 Isa ibn Salman Al Khalifah, emir of Bahrain (d. 1999)
  • 1934 Jim Gentile, MLB player, "Diamond Jim", born in San Francisco
  • 1934 Rolland D. McCune, American theologian
  • 1935 Raoul Franklin, chancellor (City University London)
  • 1935 Ted Curson [Theodore], Jazz Trumpeter, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2012)
  • 1936 Colin Meads, New Zealand rugby player
  • 1936 David Nicholls, priest/theologian/political theorist
  • 1936 Harry Pitt, vice chancellor (Reading University)
  • 1936 Larry McMurtry, US scriptwriter (Lonesome Dove, Pulitzer 1986), born in Archer City, Texas
  • 1936 Philip J Attenborough, CEO/publisher (Hodder & Stoughton)
  • 1937 Solomon P Ortiz, (Rep-D-TX, 1983- )
  • 1939 David Frederick Stock, composer
  • 1939 Steve Dalkowski, baseball player
  • 1940 Richard Edwards, cricketer (WI pace bowler 1968-69 Aust/NZ tour)
  • 1942 Anita Harris, singer/actress (Follow that Camel)
  • 1942 Curtis Mayfield, rock vocalist (Freddie's Dead, Superfly), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1942 Duane Josephson, baseball player

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1943 Billy Cunningham, NBA/ABA (Philadelphia 76ers, Carolina Cougers), born in Brooklyn, New York

NBA Forward and Coach Billy Cunningham
NBA Forward and Coach
Billy Cunningham
  • 1943 Eddie McGrady, MP
  • 1943 Mike Dennis, rocker (Dovells)
  • 1944 Edith McGuire, US 200m sprinter (Olympic-gold-1964)
  • 1944 Michael Clarke, rock drummer (Byrds-Turn! Turn! Turn!), born in NYC, New York
  • 1944 Eddy Ottoz, Italian athlete
  • 1945 Hale S Irwin, Joplin MO, PGA golfer (1974 US Open)
  • 1946 Anita Pollack, MEP (Labour)
  • 1946 Earl of Cromer, managing director (Inchcape (China) Ltd)
  • 1946 Eddie Holman, rocker
  • 1946 Ian Hunter, England, rocker (Mott the Hoople-All the Young Dudes)
  • 1946 Tristan Rogers, Australia, actor (Robert Scorpio-General Hospital)
  • 1946 Penelope Wilton [Penelope Alice], Scarborough, North Yorkshire, English actress (Cry Freedom, Norman Conquests)
  • 1947 Timothy David, diplomat
  • 1947 Mickey Finn, British guitarist and percussionist (T. Rex) (d. 2003)
  • 1947 Mike Burgmann, Australian racing driver (d. 1986)
  • 1947 John Dykstra, American special effects supervisor
  • 1949 David Evenett, MP (Conservative)
  • 1949 Stephen Ruppenthal, composer
  • 1950 Marlene Elejarde, 4x100m runner (Olympic-silver-1968), born in Havana, Cuba
  • 1950 Suzi Quatro[cchio], singer (Stumblin')/actress (Happy Days), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1950 Melissa Mathison, American screenwriter (E.T.), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2015)
  • 1950 Christos Verelis, Greek politician
  • 1951 David Ogilvie, cricketer (5 Tests for Australia 1977-78)
  • 1951 Deniece Williams, [Chandler], IN, singer (Love Wouldn't Let Me Wait)
  • 1952 Billy Powell, keyboards (Lynyrd Skynyrd-That Smell, Freebird)
  • 1952 David Richards, CBE, British motor racing entrepreneur
  • 1954 Cindy Ferro, LPGA golfer
  • 1954 Dan Hill, rocker (Sometimes When We Touch)
  • 1954 Wally Weir, Quebec ice hockey player
  • 1956 Danny Wilde, rocker (Rembrandts)
  • 1956 Suren Nalbandyan, USSR, lightweight (Olympic-gold-1976)
  • 1956 George Burley, Scottish football player and manager
  • 1957 Horst-Ulrich Hänel, German field hockey player
  • 1958 Ann Wilson, Brisbane Qld, golfer (1985 R/U NSW Open)
  • 1958 Ibrahim Hussein, marathoner, (Boston Marathon-1988, 91, 92)
  • 1958 Scott Valentine, actor (Nick-Family Ties, My Demon Lover)
  • 1959 Sam Mills, NFL linebacker (New Orleans Saints and Carolina Panthers), (d. 2005)
  • 1959 Tom Arnold, former husband of Rosanne Barr/actor (True Lies, Stupids)
  • 1960 Barry Lyons, baseball player
  • 1960 Carl Rackemann, cricketer (Queensland & Australian quickie)
  • 1960 Steve Lyons, baseball player
  • 1961 Kevin Arnott, cricketer (Zimbabwe batsman, 101* v NZ 1992)
  • 1961 Peter Glen Vidmar, gymnist (Olympic-2 gold/silver-1984), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1961 Lawrence Lessig, American lawyer and author
  • 1962 Connie Price-Smith, discus thrower (Oly-5th-96), born in Saint Charles, Missouri
  • 1962 Susannah Constantine, British fashion guru
  • 1963 Deb Richard, Abbeville LA, LPGA golfer (1991 Women's Kemper Open)
  • 1963 Sabrina Goles, Yugoslavia, tennis star
  • 1963 Yuri Yuriyevich Krikun, Russia, cosmonaut
  • 1963 Rudy Demotte, Belgian politician
  • 1963 Toshiaki Karasawa, Japanese actor
  • 1964 Nelson Liriano, Puerto Plata Dom Rep, infielder (Pittsburgh Pirates)
  • 1964 Kerry King, American musician (Slayer)
  • 1964 Doro Pesch, German singer
  • 1964 James Purefoy, British actor
  • 1965 Suzan Kaminga, bodybuilder, born in Austin, Texas
  • 1965 Mike Gordon, American musician
  • 1965 Jeff Blumenkrantz, American composer and actor
  • 1966 Wasim Akram, cricketer (brilliant Pakistani lefty fast bowler)