Famous Birthdays on 3rd October

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  • 1573 Entonius Walaeus, Dutch calvinist theologist
  • 1605 Li Tzu-ch'eng, Chinese revolutionary, dethroned last Ming emperor
  • 1631 Sebastian Anton Scherer, composer
  • 1647 Johannes Voet, Dutch lawyer
  • 1647 John Foot, lawyer
  • 1713 Antoine Dauvergne, composer
  • 1716 Giovanni Battista Beccaria, Italian physicist (d. 1781)
  • 1720 Johann P Uz, German poet (Lyrische Poem)
  • 1728 Charles G Chevalier d'Eon de Beaumont, French spy/transvestite
  • 1733 Francois Krafft, composer
  • 1761 Dirk earl van Hogendorp, general/Dutch minister of War [OS]
  • 1789 Francis Hoyt Gregory, Rear Admiral (Union Navy), (d. 1866)
  • 1790 John Ross, Chief of the Cherokee Nation (d. 1866)
  • 1792 Cipriani Potter, composer
  • 1792 Francisco Morazán, Central American statesman
  • 1797 Leopold II, Grand Duke of Tuscany (d. 1870)

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1800 George Bancroft, Worcester Massachusetts, American historian (History of the United States)

Father of U.S. History George Bancroft
Father of U.S. History
George Bancroft
  • 1803 John Gorrie, inventor (cold-air process of refrigeration)
  • 1804 Townsend Harris, 1st Western consul to reside in Japan
  • 1804 Allan Kardec, French founder of Spiritism (d. 1869)
  • 1806 Oliver Cowdery, American religious leader (d. 1850)
  • 1807 Heinrich Panofka, composer
  • 1814 Mikhail Yurevich Lermontov, Russian poet/writer (Demon & other poems)
  • 1828 Woldemar Bargiel, composer
  • 1834 Vilem Blodek, composer
  • 1844 Patrick Manson, "Father of tropical medicine"
  • 1848 Henry Lerolle, French painter (d. 1929)
  • 1854 William Crawford Gorgas, US, Surgeon-Gen, help cure yellow fever
  • 1859 Elenora Duse, Italy, actress (Hedda Gabler)
  • 1860 Annie EF Horniman, England, theater owner (Abbey Theatre, Dublin)
  • 1862 John Briggs, cricketer (mighty England all-rounder late 19th century)
  • 1863 Pyotr Kuzmich Kozlov, Russian explorer (d. 1935)
  • 1865 Johannes IJWJ Eilerts de Haan, Dutch sea officer (Lucie R, Suriname)
  • 1866 Learmont Drysdale, composer
  • 1867 Pierre Bonnard, French painter/illustrator
  • 1869 Alfred Flatow, German Olympic champion gymnast (d. 1942)
  • 1871 Stijn Streuvels, [Frank Lateur], Flemish writer (De Valschaard)
  • 1872 Edward Faber Schneider, composer
  • 1880 Warner Oland, Umea Sweden, actor (Jazz Singer, Charlie Chan)
  • 1881 Ludomir Michal Rogowski, composer
  • 1882 Gunther von Kluge, German fieldmarshal
  • 1882 A. Y. Jackson, Canadian painter (d. 1974)
  • 1885 Langley Collyer, hoarder (d. 1947)
  • 1885 Sophie Treadwell, American playwright and journalist (d. 1970)
  • 1886 Henri Alain-Fournier, French novelist (Great Adventure)
  • 1888 Claud Allister, actor (Bulldog Drummond), born in London, England
  • 1888 Roy Webb, composer
  • 1889 Carl von Ossietzky, Germany, journalist/pacifist (Nobel 1935)
  • 1890 Henry Hull, Louisville KY, actor (Tobacco Rd, Boys Town, High Sierra)
  • 1893 Frantisek Picha, composer
  • 1894 Elmer Robinson, American politician (d. 1982)
  • 1894 Walter Warlimont, German General WWII (d. 1976)
  • 1895 Kurt Schumacher, co-founder/president West German SDP [OS]
  • 1896 Gerardo Diego, Spanish poet (d. 1987)
  • 1897 Josephine "Mama Jo" Riley Matthews, midwife (SC)
  • 1897 Louis Aragon, French writer (d. 1982)
  • 1898 Leo McCarey, American film director (d. 1969)
  • 1899 Gertrude Berg, Harlem actress (Molly Goldberg-Goldbergs), born in NYC, New York
  • 1900 Jay Irving, cartoonist (Draw Me a Laugh), born in NYC, New York

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1900 Thomas Wolfe, Asheville, North Carolina, American novelist (Look Homeward Angel)

Novelist Thomas Wolfe
Novelist
Thomas Wolfe
  • 1901 Masao Oki, composer
  • 1901 Jean Grémillon, French film director (d. 1959)
  • 1902 Arturo da Costa e Silva, marshal/pres of Brazil (1967-69)
  • 1904 Charles Pedersen, UK, biochemist (Nobel 1987)
  • 1911 Michael Hordern, Hertfordshire England, actor (Friar Domingo-Shogun)
  • 1912 Gabriel Julian, original pianist of Bobby Byrne Orchestra, arranger for Glenn Miller and founder Alabama Cavaliers Jazz Ens
  • 1914 Nel Rose, Dutch dance teacher
  • 1915 Ray Stark, American film producer (d. 2004)
  • 1916 Angeles Alvarino Deleira, biologist/oceanographer/writer

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1916 James Herriot [Alfred Wight], Sunderland, County Durham, veterinarian/novelist (All Creatures Great and Small), (d. 1995)

Novelist James Herriot
Novelist
James Herriot
  • 1916 Shelby Storck, American television producer (d. 1969)
  • 1919 Boyd Bradfield Upchurch, [John Boyd], US, sci-fi author (IQ Merchant)
  • 1919 Walter Gieseler, composer
  • 1919 James M. Buchanan, Murfreesboro, Tennessee, economist (Nobel Memorial 1986), (d. 2013)
  • 1921 Ray Lindwall, cricketer (Australian fast bowler & St George full-back)
  • 1922 Marcel van Thienen, composer
  • 1922 Jean Lefebvre, French actor (d. 2004)
  • 1923 Stanislaw Skrowaczewski, Lvov Poland, Classical conductor and composer
  • 1923 Edward Oliver LeBlanc, Dominican politician (d. 2004)
  • 1924 Arkady Vorobyov, Russian weightlifter, (d. 2012)
  • 1924 Harvey Kurtzman, U.S. cartoonist and founding editor of Mad magazine (d. 1993)
  • 1925 Gore Vidal, West Point NY, author (Myra Breckinridge, Lincoln), (d. 2012)
  • 1925 W Howard Baker, English publisher
  • 1926 Marques Haynes, NBA player and hall of famer (World's Greatest Dribbler, Harlem Globetrotters)
  • 1927 Kenojuak Asheva, Ikirasaq, Canada, Inuit artist, (d. 2013)
  • 1928 Christian d'Oriola, France, foils (Olympic-gold-1952, 56)
  • 1928 Erik Bruhn, Copenhagen Denmark, dancer (Natl Ballet of Canada)
  • 1928 Shridath Surendranath "Sonny" Ramphal, Guyanese sec-gen (1975- )
  • 1929 Bert Stern, American photographer
  • 1930 David Mayer Epstein, composer

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1931 Glenn Hall, Humboldt Saskatchewan, National Hockey League goaltender

NHL Goalie Glenn Hall
NHL Goalie
Glenn Hall
  • 1933 Neale A Fraser, tennis champ (US Open-1959)
  • 1934 Benjamin Boretz, composer
  • 1934 Harold Ralph Henning, Johannesburg South Africa, PGA golfer (1966 Texas Open)
  • 1934 Madlyn Rhue, actress (Bracken's World, Executive Suite), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1935 Abdon Pamich, Italy, 50K walker (Olympic-gold-1964)
  • 1935 Charles M Duke Jr, Charlotte NC, Brig Gen USAF/astronaut (Apol 16)
  • 1936 Steve Reich, composer (My Name is), born in NYC, New York
  • 1937 Boldizsar Csiky, composer
  • 1937 Eli Jacobs, baseball owner (Baltimore Orioles)
  • 1937 Ton de Kruyf, composer
  • 1938 David R Obey, (Rep-D-Wisconsin, 1969- )
  • 1938 Eddie Cochran, rock vocalist/guitarist (C'Mon Everybody), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • 1938 Tereza Kesovija, Croatian singer
  • 1940 Alan O'Day, Hollywood Ca, rocker, (d. 2013)
  • 1940 Jean Ratelle, NHL center (NY Rangers, Boston Bruins)
  • 1940 Mike Troy, US swimmer (Olympics-2 gold-1960)
  • 1941 Chubby Checker [Ernest Evans], American singer-songwriter (The Twist, Limbo Rock), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1942 Alan Rachins, American actor
  • 1943 Jeff Bingaman, (Sen-D-New Mexico, 1983- )
  • 1944 Roy Horn, German-American Las Vegas entertainer (Siegfried & Roy)
  • 1944 Pierre Deligne, Belgian mathematician
  • 1944 Bob Riley, American politician, governor of Alabama
  • 1945 Kay Baxter, Woodsfield Ohio, Best Bodybuilder in World (1983-85)
  • 1945 Rik Kenton, rocker
  • 1945 Viktor Saneyev, USSR, triple jumper (Olympic-3 gold/1 silv-1968-80)
  • 1946 Bob Dotson, St Louis Mo, newscaster (Primetime Sunday)
  • 1946 Tristan Keuris, composer
  • 1946 Biff Henderson, American television personality
  • 1947 7th earl of Bradford, English large landowner/multi-millionaire
  • 1947 Fred DeLuca, American co-founder of the Subway chain, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2015)
  • 1948 Michael Medved, American film critic
  • 1949 Yekaterina Aleksandrowna Ivanova, Russian cosmonaut (Soyuz T-15A)
  • 1949 Lindsey Buckingham, Palo Alto, California, American guitarist/lead singer (Fleetwood Mac)
  • 1950 Laureen Ford, Gympie Queensland, golfer (1992 Alpine Aust Ladies)
  • 1950 Pamela Hensley, Glendale California, actress (Buck Rogers in 25th Century)
  • 1950 Ronnie Laws, US saxophonist/guitarist (Earth, Wind & Fire)
  • 1951 Dave Winfield, baseball outfielder (NY Yankees, Blue Jays, Twins)
  • 1951 Jack Grondin, rock drummer (.38 Special)
  • 1951 Kathryn Sullivan, Paterson NJ, geologist and astronaut (1st American woman to walk in space), born in Paterson, New Jersey
  • 1951 Bernard Cooper, American writer
  • 1951 Keb' Mo', American singer
  • 1952 Gary Troup, cricketer (NZ lefty pace bowler in 15 Tests 1976-86)
  • 1954 Dennis Eckersley, pitcher (St Louis Cardinals), born in Oakland, California

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1954 Stevie Ray Vaughan, guitarist (Sky is Crying, Texas Flood), born in Dallas, Texas

Musician, Singer and Songwriter Stevie Ray Vaughan
Musician, Singer and Songwriter
Stevie Ray Vaughan

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1954 Al Sharpton [Alfred Charles], minister and civil rights activist (Keepin' It Real), born in Brooklyn, New York

Minister and Civil Rights Activist Al Sharpton
Minister and Civil Rights Activist
Al Sharpton
  • 1955 Angela Molina, actress (Streets of Gold, Half of Heaven), born in Madrid, Spain
  • 1956 Hart Bochner, actor (Aron-East of Eden, Supergirl, Die Hard), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1956 Peter Frechette, Warwick RI, actor (Paint it Black, George-Profiler)
  • 1957 Tim Westwood, Pimp My Ride UK presenter and DJ
  • 1958 Karen Morton Palmdale CA, playmate (Jul, 1978)
  • 1959 Carmen Russo, Genoa Italy, Miss Teenage Italy (1972)
  • 1959 Frederick Stephen Couples, PGA golfer (1983 Kemper Open), born in Seattle, Washington
  • 1959 Jack Wagner, rocker/actor (General Hospital, Melrose Place)
  • 1959 Greg Proops, American actor and comedian

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1959 Fred Couples, American golfer and Masters Champion (1992), born in Seattle, Washington

Golfer and Masters Champion Fred Couples
Golfer and Masters Champion
Fred Couples
  • 1960 Cinzia De Ponti, [Fiordeponti], Pescara Italy (Miss Italy 1979)
  • 1962 Rick Todd, Canadian Tour golfer (1992 Ben Hogan Dakota), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1962 Tommy Lee, American musician (Mötley Crüe)
  • 1963 Dan Goldie, Sioux City IO, tennis star
  • 1963 Patrick Flatley, Ontario, right winger (NY Islanders, Oly-4 gold-1988)
  • 1963 Marion Peck, American artist and painter
  • 1964 Clive Owen, British actor
  • 1966 Darrin Fletcher, Elmhurst IL, catcher (Montreal Expos)
  • 1966 Frank Hannon, rock guitarist (Tesla-Psychotic Supper)
  • 1967 Rob Liefeld, American comic book writer and artist
  • 1967 Walter Polovchak, Ukrainian-American asylum seeker, born in Ukraine
  • 1968 Greg Foster, NBA center (Utah Jazz)
  • 1968 Marco Roelofsen, soccer player (SC Heerenveen)
  • 1968 Paul Crichton, English footballer
  • 1969 Carl Thomas, NBA guard (Cleveland Cavaliers)
  • 1969 Eddie Sutter, NFL linebacker (Cleveland Browns, Atlanta Falcons)
  • 1969 Mike Saunders, CFL running back (Saskatchewan Roughriders)
  • 1969 Shane Butterworth, actor (Timmy-Bad News Bears)
  • 1969 Stephen Scahill, New Zealand golfer, born in Featherston
  • 1969 Travis Hill, NFL linebacker (Carolina Panthers)

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1969 Gwen Stefani, Fullerton, California, singer (No Doubt)

Singer Gwen Stefani
Singer
Gwen Stefani
  • 1969 Tetsu, Japanese bassist (L'Arc~en~Ciel)
  • 1970 Justine Sowry, Australian field hockey goalie (Olympics-96)
  • 1970 Manny Martinez, San Pedro DE, outfielder (Seattle Mariners)
  • 1970 Roger Bailey, Chattahoochee FL, pitcher (Colorado Rockies)
  • 1970 Tyji Armstrong, NFL tight end (Tampa Bay Bucs)
  • 1971 Reggie Givens, CFL linebacker (Toronto Argonauts)
  • 1971 Wil Cordero, baseball player
  • 1971 Kevin Richardson, American singer (Backstreet Boys)
  • 1972 Christian Peter, defensive tackle (NY Giants)
  • 1972 Denny Vaughn, orchestra leader (Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour)
  • 1972 Michael Nylander, Stockholm Swe, NHL center (Calgary Flames)
  • 1972 Sandy Martinez, Villa Mella Dom Rep, catcher (Toronto Blue Jays)
  • 1972 Garrett Dutton, American musician (G. Love and Special Sauce)
  • 1972 Lajon Witherspoon, American singer (Sevendust)
  • 1973 Angelica Gavaldon, El Centro California, tennis star (1995 quarter Aust)

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1973 Neve Campbell, Guelph Ontario, Canadian actress (Party of 5, Scream)

Actress Neve Campbell
Actress
Neve Campbell
  • 1973 Keiko Agena, Japanese-American actress
  • 1973 Lena Headey, British actress
  • 1974 Mike Johnson, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1975 India.Arie, American singer
  • 1975 Talib Kweli, American rapper
  • 1976 Kirsi Haenninen, ice hockey defenseman (Finland, Oly-98)
  • 1976 Nate Johnson, American canoeist (alt-Olympics-96), born in Seattle, Washington
  • 1976 Seann William Scott, American actor
  • 1978 Gerald Asamoah, German footballer
  • 1978 Claudio Pizarro, Peruvian footballer
  • 1978 Jake Shears, singer (Scissor Sisters)
  • 1978 Shannyn Sossamon, American actress
  • 1979 John Hennigan, American professional wrestler
  • 1979 Daniel Hollie, American professional wrestler
  • 1980 Sheldon Brookbank, Canadian hockey player
  • 1981 Zlatan Ibrahimović, Swedish footballer
  • 1981 Andreas Isaksson, Swedish footballer