Famous Birthdays on 2nd November

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  • 1082 Emperor Huizong of China (d. 1135)
  • 1475 Princess Anne of York (d. 1511)
  • 1528 Peter S Lotichius, [Peter Lotz], Neo latin poet (Collected Works)
  • 1636 Edward Colston, English merchant and philanthropist (d. 1721)
  • 1667 James Sobieski, Crown Prince of Poland (d. 1737)
  • 1692 Unico Wilhelm van Wassenaer, Dutch composer (d. 1766)
  • 1696 Conrad Weiser, Pennsylvania's ambassador to the Native Americans (d. 1760)
  • 1699 Jean-Baptiste-Siméon Chardin, French painter (d. 1779)
  • 1709 Anne, Princess Royal and Princess of Orange (d. 1759)

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1734 Daniel Boone, Oley Valley, Pennsylvania, frontiersman/explorer (US Hall of Fame-1915), (d. 182)

Frontiersman Daniel Boone
Frontiersman
Daniel Boone
  • 1739 Karl Ditters von Dittersdorf, composer
  • 1741 Joan Derk van Capellen, leader of Neth Democratic Patriots

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1755 Marie Antoinette, Queen of France(1774-1792), "let them eat cake", born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1793)

Queen of France Marie Antoinette
Queen of France
Marie Antoinette
  • 1766 Joseph Radetzky von Radetz, Austrian field marshal (d. 1858)
  • 1777 Fortunat Alojzy Gonzaga Żółkowski, Polish actor (d. 1822)
  • 1777 Princess Sophia of the United Kingdom (d. 1848)
  • 1785 Frederic Kalkbrenner, composer
  • 1785 Johann Leopold Fuchs, composer

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1795 James Knox Polk, NC, 11th American President (D) (1845-1849)

11th US President James Knox Polk
11th US President
James Knox Polk
  • 1808 Jules Barbey d'Aurevilly, French writer (d. 1889)
  • 1810 Andrew Atkinson Humphreys, Major General (Union volunteers), (d. 1883)
  • 1812 Abraham I van Lier, theater director (Gran Theatre-van Lier)
  • 1815 George Boole, mathematician (Boolean algebra)
  • 1821 Sir George Bowen, British provincial governor (d. 1899)
  • 1822 James Byron Gordon, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1864)
  • 1826 Robert Hopkins Hatton, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1862)
  • 1826 William Haines Lytle, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), (d. 1863)
  • 1828 Byron Grimes, Major General (Confederate Army), (d. 1880)
  • 1833 Mahendralal Sarkar, Indian doctor (d. 1904)
  • 1837 Émile Bayard, French artist, illustrator (d. (1891)
  • 1842 Otto Reubke, composer
  • 1843 Caryl Florio, composer, Pen-name of William James Rob John
  • 1843 Elek Erkel, composer
  • 1846 Antonio Pena y Goni, composer
  • 1847 George Sorel, French Socialist thinker/author (violent revolutions)
  • 1857 Joseph F F Babinski, Polish/French neurologist (Babinski reflex)
  • 1865 Warren Gamaliel Harding, Ohio, (R) 29th pres (1921-23)

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1865 Warren G. Harding, Blooming Grove Ohio, American President (1921-1923)

29th US President Warren G. Harding
29th US President
Warren G. Harding
  • 1876 Eugeniusz Morawsky-Dabrowa, composer
  • 1877 Claire McDowell, actress (Big Parade), born in NYC, New York
  • 1877 Victor Trumper, cricketer (Australia batsman 1899-1912)

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1877 Aga Khan III, Karachi, Shia Imam (1885-1932), (d. 1957)

48th Shia Imam Aga Khan III
48th Shia Imam
Aga Khan III
  • 1877 Joseph De Piro, Maltese founder of the Missionary Society of St. Paul (d. 1933)
  • 1879 Jean Gilbert, [Max Winterfield], German composer (Prince Regent)
  • 1880 John Foulds, composer
  • 1882 Leo Perutz, Austrian writer and mathematician, born in Prague (d. 1957)
  • 1883 Frico Kafenda, composer
  • 1883 Jean-Marie-Rodrigue Villeneuve, cardinal and archbishop of Quebec (d. 1947)
  • 1885 Harlow Shapley, US, astronomer (studied the galaxies)
  • 1886 Philip Merivale, Rehutia India, actor (Nothing But Trouble)
  • 1886 Dhirendranath Datta, Bangladeshi politician (d. 1971)
  • 1890 Henry Borginon, Flemish nationalist/senator
  • 1892 Alice Brady, actress (My Man Godfrey, Gay Divorcee, Zenobia), born in NYC, New York
  • 1892 Paul Abraham, Hungarian composer (Viktoria und ihr Huzar)
  • 1893 Battista Farina, founder of Pininfarina company (d. 1966)
  • 1894 William Johnston, tennis champ (US Open-1915)
  • 1894 Alexander Lippisch, German scientist (d. 1976)
  • 1897 Dennis King, Coventry England, comedian (Devil's Brother)
  • 1897 Jacob A B "Jack" Bjerknes, Norwegian/US meteorologist (USAF in London)
  • 1899 Eddy [Charles E] du Perron, Dutch author/poet
  • 1901 James Dunn, actor (Tree Grows in Brooklyn, It's a Great Life), born in NYC, New York
  • 1901 Paul Ford, Balt Md, actor (Phil Silvers Show)
  • 1902 Gyula Illyes, Hungarian author/poet (Az Ismertlen Illyes)
  • 1902 Marius W Holtrop, economist/president (Netherlands Bank)
  • 1903 Travis Jackson, American baseball player (d. 1987)
  • 1905 Fred Lipmann, watchmaker
  • 1905 James Dunn, American actor (d. 1967)
  • 1906 Luchino Visconti, Milan Italy, director (Damned, Death in Venice)
  • 1906 Daniil Andreev, Russian poet (d. 1959)
  • 1906 Bengt Edlén, Swedish Astrophysicist who specialized in spectroscopy and discovered the source of unidentified emission lines in solar spectrum
  • 1908 Reginald Beckwith, York England, actor (Genevieve, Doctor in Love)
  • 1910 Fouad Serageddin, Egyptian politician (d. 1999)
  • 1911 Odysseus Elytis Alepoudellis, Greece, poet (Nobel 1979)
  • 1911 Raphael Robinson, US mathematician (d. 1995)
  • 1912 Jouko Paavo Kalervo Tolonen, composer
  • 1913 Burt Lancaster, actor (From Here to Eternity, Elmer Gantry), born in NYC, New York
  • 1913 Ivor Roberts-Jones, sculptor
  • 1914 Ray Walston, actor (My Favorite Martian, Damn Yankees), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1914 Johnny Vander Meer, baseball player (d. 1997)
  • 1915 Douglas Gordon Lilburn, composer
  • 1915 Beryl McBurnie, Trinidadian dancer (d. 2000)
  • 1915 Sidney Luft, American movie director (d. 2005)
  • 1917 Durward Knowles, England, yachtsman (Olympic-gold-1968-Bahamas)
  • 1919 Jorge de Sena, Portuguese engineer/poet (Reino da Estupidez)
  • 1919 Warren Stevens, Clark's Summit Pa, actor (Richard Boone Show), (d. 2012)
  • 1920 Fabio Gonzalez-Zuleta, composer
  • 1920 Lewis Charles, actor (Feather & Father Gang), born in NYC, New York
  • 1920 Ann Rutherford, Canadian actress, born in Vancouver, British Columbia (d. 2012)
  • 1921 Fernando Correia de Oliveira, composer
  • 1921 Willaim D Schaefer, Maryland, (Gov-D-Md)
  • 1921 Shepard Menken, American voice actor (d. 1999)
  • 1921 Bill Mosienko, National Hockey League player (d. 1994)
  • 1922 John Pinsent, classical scholar
  • 1924 Father David Bauer, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 1988)
  • 1924 Rudy Van Gelder, American recording engineer
  • 1927 John Sainsbury, English billionaire
  • 1927 Steve Ditko, American artist
  • 1928 Geoffrey Pardoe, engineer
  • 1928 Paul Johnson, British historian
  • 1929 Harold Farberman, conductor/composer (Medea), born in NYC, New York
  • 1929 Milan Stibilj, composer
  • 1929 Rachel Ames, Portland Oregon, actress (Line Up, Audrey-Gen Hospital)
  • 1930 Denis Gerald Barrington, artist
  • 1931 Phil Woods, Jazz saxophonist and composer, born in Springfield, Massachusetts (d. 2015)
  • 1932 Melvin Schwartz, American Physicist and Nobel Laureate (neutrinos - subatomic particles with no electric charge and virtually no mass), born in New York City
  • 1932 Henri Namphy, Cap Hatien Haiti, President of Haiti (1986-88)
  • 1932 Romano L Mazzoli, (Rep-D-KY, 1971- )

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1934 Ken Rosewall, Australian tennis star (US Open 1956), born in Sydney, New South Wales

Tennis Player and Eight-Time Major Champion Ken Rosewall
Tennis Player and Eight-Time Major Champion
Ken Rosewall
  • 1934 Bill Gothard, American speaker
  • 1935 Mohammad Munaf, cricketer (Pakistani pace bowler in 4 Tests 1959-62)
  • 1936 Rose Elizabeth Bird, California Supreme Court Justice
  • 1936 Abdullah the Butcher, wrestler
  • 1937 Earl "Speedoo" Carroll, rocker (Cadillacs, Coasters), born in NYC, New York
  • 1938 Patrick Buchanan, conservative political columnist
  • 1938 Ria Beckers-de Bruijn, Dutch MP (PPR)
  • 1938 Jay Black, American singer (Jay and the Americans)
  • 1938 Queen Sofia of Spain
  • 1939 Howard Wolpe, (Rep-D-MI, 1979- )
  • 1939 Pauline Neville-Jones, English diplomat
  • 1939 Richard Serra, American sculptor and video artist
  • 1940 Gigi Proletti, Italian entertainer
  • 1941 Bruce Welch, [Cripps], rocker (Shadows Bognor Regis)
  • 1941 David Knapp Stockton, PGA golfer (1970 PGA), born in San Bernardino, California

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1941 Dave Stockton, golfer and two-time PGA Champion (1970, 1976), born in San Bernardino, California

Golfer and Two-Time PGA Champion Dave Stockton
Golfer and Two-Time PGA Champion
Dave Stockton
  • 1942 Shere Hite, St Joseph Missouri, sex therapist (Hite Report)
  • 1942 Stefanie Powers, actress (Girl From UNCLE, Hart to Hart), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1943 Oldrich Pelcak, Czechoslovakia, cosmonaut
  • 1944 Keith Emerson, English rock musician (Emerson, Lake & Palmer), born in Todmorden, West Yorkshire (d. 2016)
  • 1944 Jeffrey Alan Hoffman, Bkln, PhD/astronaut (STS 51-D, 35, 46, 61, 75)
  • 1944 Liesel Westermann, German FR, discus thrower (Olympic-silver-1968)
  • 1944 Patrice Chereau, actress (Danton), (d. 2013)
  • 1946 Alan Jones, Australia, auto racer (1980 World Champion)
  • 1946 Giuseppe Sinopoli, Venice Italy, conductor/composer (Sunnyata)
  • 1947 Dave Pegg, British pop bassist (Jethro Tull-Crest of a Nave), born in Birmingham, England
  • 1947 David Anthony Ahern, composer
  • 1948 Rich Gooch, rock bassist (Quarterflash)
  • 1949 Simon Augustini, Albanian politician
  • 1951 Kathy Hammond, US, 400m runner (Olympics-bronze-1972)
  • 1951 Thomas Mallon, American novelist and critic
  • 1951 Lindy Morrison, Australian musician (The Go-Betweens)
  • 1952 Kate Linder, actress (Esther Valentine--Young & Restless), born in Pasadena, California
  • 1952 Maxine Nightingale, English soul singer
  • 1954 Pat Croce, American entrepreneur
  • 1955 Frank Gilligan, singer (Mason Dixon-Karen Comes Around), born in Queens, New York
  • 1955 Mark Reynolds, star sailor (Olymp-8th-1988, 92, 96), born in San Diego, California
  • 1955 Chris Burnett, American musician
  • 1957 Rita Crockett, volleyball player (Olympic-silver-1984), born in San Antonio, Texas
  • 1957 Carter Beauford, American drummer (Dave Matthews Band)
  • 1958 Willie McGee, outfielder (St Louis Cardinals, NL MVP-1985), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1959 Peter Mullan, Scottish actor and filmmaker
  • 1960 Adam Lingner, NFL center (Buffalo Bills)
  • 1960 Bruce Baumgartner, Haledon NJ, wrestler (Oly-gold/br-84, 88, 92, 96)
  • 1960 Mardi Jacquet, Chateauroux California, playmate (October, 1980)
  • 1960 Robert Harold Lohr, PGA golfer (1988 Walt Disney), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 1960 Rosalyn Nideffer, Durban South Africa, tennis star (1993 Futures-Midland MI)
  • 1960 Saïd Aquita, Morocco, 5K runner (Olympic-gold-1984)
  • 1960 Tihomir Blaškić, Croatian war criminal
  • 1961 K.D. Lang [Kathy Dawn], Consort Alberta, Canadian country singer
  • 1962 Andrew Elt, singer (Sleeze Beez)
  • 1962 Donna Spangler, wrestler (Coal Miner's Daughter-GLOW), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1962 David Brock, American political commentator, pundit
  • 1962 Mireille Delunsch, French soprano
  • 1962 Simon Hill, English-Australian Football commentator
  • 1963 Ines Diers, German DR, 400m freestyle swimmer (Olympic-gold-1980)
  • 1963 Susie Scott, playmate (May, 1983), born in San Diego, California
  • 1963 Bobby Dall American rocker (Poison-Every Rose Has a Thorn)
  • 1963 Craig Saavedra, American filmmaker
  • 1964 Kevin Gogan, NFL guard (Oakland Raiders, SF 49ers)
  • 1964 Michael D'Asaro II, American fencer-sabre, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1964 Britta Lejon, Swedish politician
  • 1965 Chuck Klingbeil, NFL nose tackle (Miami Dolphins)
  • 1965 Shahrukh Khan, Indian actor
  • 1966 Orlando Merced, Hato Rey Puerto Rico, outfielder (Pittsburgh Pirates)
  • 1966 Rosalyn Fairbank, South Africa, tennis player
  • 1966 Sean Kanan, actor (AJ-Gen Hospital, Rich Girl, Karate Kid Part 3)
  • 1966 Tim Kirkman, American filmmaker
  • 1966 Khaled Abol Naga, Egyptian actor
  • 1967 Chris Port, NFL guard/tackle (NO Saints)
  • 1967 Darla Michele Pruett, Canton Georgia, Miss Georgia-America (1991)
  • 1967 Derek Porter, Belfast Ireland, Canadian rower (Oly-gold/silver-92/96)
  • 1967 Marc van Roon, Dutch improvising musician
  • 1967 Scott Walker, US politician (Governor of Wisconsin 2011-), born in Colorado Springs, Colorado
  • 1968 Brandi Brandt, Santa Clara California, playmate (October, 1987)
  • 1968 Helle Michaelsen, Alborg Denmark, playmate (Aug, 1988)
  • 1968 Melissa Evridge, Lexington Ky, playmate (Aug, 1990)
  • 1968 Ultra Naté, American musician
  • 1969 Dwayne Gordon, NFL linebacker (San Diego Chargers, NY Jets)
  • 1969 Reginald Arvizu, American bassist (KoЯn)
  • 1970 Corbin Lacina, NFL guard (Buffalo Bills)
  • 1970 Sharmell Sullivan, American professional wrestling valet
  • 1971 Pete Vordenberg, Rota Spain, US cross country skier (Olympics-1994)
  • 1972 Alfred Schreuders, soccer player (RKC)
  • 1972 Jeni Stephens, Miss America-Tennessee (1997), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • 1972 Marie Josee Gibeau, Lachine Quebec, kayaker (Olympics-96)
  • 1972 Samantha Janus, British entertainer
  • 1972 Darío Silva, Uruguayan footballer
  • 1973 Jason Smith, NHL defenseman (NJ Devils), born in Calgary, Alberta
  • 1973 Marisol Nichols, American actress
  • 1974 Alex Tanaka, actor (Saja-Swan's Crossing)
  • 1974 Jaroslav Spacek, NHL defenseman (Team Czech Oly-Gold-1998, (Sweden)