Tuesday, April 3, 2012

April 3 Birthdays

* 1151 – Igor Svyatoslavich, Kievan Rus' prince (d. 1202)
* 1367 – King Henry IV of England (d. 1413)
* 1529 – Michael Neander, German mathematician and astronomer (d. 1581)
* 1593 – George Herbert, English poet and orator (d. 1633)
* 1639 – Alessandro Stradella, Italian composer (d. 1682)
* 1643 – Charles V, Duke of Lorraine, general of the Holy Roman Empire (d. 1690)
* 1682 – Valentin Rathgeber, German composer, organist and choirmaster (d. 1750)
* 1683 – Mark Catesby, English naturalist (d. 1749)
* 1693 – George Edwards, English naturalist (d. 1773)
* 1715 – William Watson, English physician and scientist (d. 1787)
* 1764 – John Abernethy, English surgeon (d. 1831)
* 1769 – Christian Günther von Bernstorff, Danish and Prussian statesman and diplomat (d. 1835)
* 1770 – Theodoros Kolokotronis, Greek general (d. 1843)
* 1783 – Washington Irving, American author (d. 1859)
* 1806 – Ivan Kireevsky, Russian literary critic and philosopher (d. 1856)
* 1814 – Lorenzo Snow, 5th president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) (d. 1901)
* 1821 – T. Pelham Dale, Anglican clergyman prosecuted for Ritualist practices in the 1870s (d. 1892)
* 1822 – Edward Everett Hale, American writer (d. 1909)
* 1823 – William Magear "Boss" Tweed, American political boss (d. 1878)
* 1823 – George Horatio Derby, Early American humorist (d. 1861)
* 1842 – Ulric Dahlgren, American Unionist colonel (d. 1864)
* 1880 – Otto Weininger, Austrian philosopher (d. 1903)
* 1881 – Alcide De Gasperi, Prime Minister of Italy (d. 1954)
* 1885 – Allan Dwan, Canadian-born American film director (d. 1981)
* 1885 – Bud Fisher, American cartoonist (d. 1954)
* 1887 – Ōtori Tanigorō, Japanese sumo wrestler, the 24th Yokozuna (d. 1956)
* 1887 – Nishizō Tsukahara, Japanese naval commander (d. 1966)
* 1889 – Grigoraş Dinicu, Romanian composer and violinist (d. 1949)
* 1893 – Leslie Howard, English actor (d. 1943)
* 1893 – Princess Maud of Fife (d. 1945)
* 1895 – Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Italian composer (d. 1968)
* 1895 – Zez Confrey, American composer and pianist (d. 1971)
* 1897 – Thrasyvoulos Tsakalotos, Greek officer who served in World War I, the Minor Asia Campaign and World War II (d. 1989)
* 1898 – George Jessel, American comedian (d. 1981)
* 1898 – Henry Luce, American publisher (d. 1967)
* 1899 – David Jack, English footballer (d. 1958)
* 1900 – Albert Walsh, Lieutenant Governor of Newfoundland (d. 1958)
* 1904 – Sally Rand, American burlesque dancer (d. 1979)
* 1904 – Russel Wright, American industrial designer (d. 1976)
* 1905 – Robert Frederick Sink, United States Army Officer (d. 1965)
* 1907 – Iron Eyes Cody, American actor (d. 1999)
* 1911 – Stanisława Walasiewicz, Polish Olympic athlete (d. 1980)
* 1912 – Gregoris Lambrakis, Greek politician, physician and athlete (d. 1963)
* 1913 – Per Borten, Premier of Norway (d. 2005)
* 1915 – Piet de Jong, Dutch politician, Prime Minister of the Netherlands from 1967 until 1971
* 1915 – İhsan Doğramacı, Turkish physician and academic (d. 2010)
* 1916 – Herb Caen, American newspaper columnist (d. 1997)
* 1918 – Louis Applebaum, Canadian composer, conductor and administrator (d. 2000)
* 1920 – John Demjanjuk, Ukrainian-born American auto worker, alleged Nazi
* 1920 – Stan Freeman, American composer and lyricist (d. 2001)
* 1920 – Yoshibayama Junnosuke, Japanese sumo wrestler, the 43rd Yokozuna (d. 1977)
* 1921 – Robert Karvelas, American actor (d. 1991)
* 1921 – Darío Moreno, Turkish-Jewish singer and songwriter (d. 1968)
* 1921 – Jan Sterling, American actress (d. 2004)
* 1924 – Doris Day, American actress, singer and animal rights activist
* 1924 – Marlon Brando, American actor (d. 2004)
* 1924 – Peter Hawkins, English actor (d. 2006)
* 1925 – Tony Benn, British politician
* 1926 – Alex Grammas, American Major League Baseball coach
* 1926 – Virgil "Gus" Grissom, American astronaut (d. 1967)
* 1928 – Don Gibson, American country musician (d. 2003)
* 1928 – Kevin Hagen, American actor (d. 2005)
* 1928 – Jennifer Paterson, English chef and TV personality (d. 1999)
* 1929 – Lee Leonard, American television personality
* 1929 – Poul Schlüter, Danish politician
* 1930 – Lawton Chiles, U.S. (Florida) Senator and Governor (d. 1998)
* 1930 – Helmut Kohl, Chancellor of Germany
* 1930 – Wally Moon, American baseball player
* 1933 – Bob Dornan, American politician
* 1934 – Jane Goodall, English zoologist
* 1936 – Scott LaFaro, American musician (d. 1961)
* 1936 – Jimmy McGriff, American jazz organist (d. 2008)
* 1938 – Jeff Barry, American songwriter and record producer
* 1939 – François de Roubaix, French film score composer (d. 1975)
* 1939 – Paul Craig Roberts, American economist
* 1941 – Jan Berry, American musician (d. 2004)
* 1941 – Carl Boenish, American father of BASE jumping (d. 1984)
* 1941 – Eric Braeden, German-born actor
* 1941 – Philippé Wynne, American musician (d. 1984)
* 1942 – Marsha Mason, American actress
* 1942 – Wayne Newton, American singer
* 1942 – Marek Perepeczko, Polish actor (d. 2005)
* 1942 – Billy Joe Royal, American singer
* 1943 – Mario Lavista, Mexican composer
* 1943 – Jonathan Lynn, British actor and comedy writer
* 1943 – Richard Manuel, Canadian musician and songwriter (d. 1986)
* 1943 – Doreen Tracey, English-born Mouseketeer
* 1944 – Tony Orlando, American musician
* 1945 – Bernard Parent, Quebec ice hockey player
* 1945 – Catherine Spaak, French actress
* 1946 – Marisa Paredes, Spanish actress
* 1946 – Hanna Suchocka, Poland's first female prime minister
* 1946 – John Virgo, English snooker player
* 1948 – Arlette Cousture, French-Canadian writer
* 1948 – Carlos Salinas, President of Mexico
* 1948 – Jaap de Hoop Scheffer, Dutch Politician and General Secretary of NATO
* 1949 – Lyle Alzado, American football player (d. 1992)
* 1949 – Anthony Grayling, British philosopher
* 1949 – Richard Thompson, English musician and songwriter
* 1950 – Sally Thomsett, English actress
* 1951 – Mel Schacher, American musician
* 1952 – Mike Moore, American politician and attorney
* 1953 – Craig Taubman, Jewish singer
* 1952 – K. Krishnasamy, Indian politician and physician
* 1953 – Sandra Boynton, American greeting-card designer, illustrator, and author
* 1953 – Wakanohana Kanji II, Japanese sumo wrestler, the 56th Yokozuna
* 1954 – Elisabetta Brusa, Italian composer
* 1955 – Hariharan, Indian singer
* 1956 – Miguel Bosé, Spanish musician and actor
* 1956 – Ray Combs, American game show host and comedian (d. 1996)
* 1956 – Boris Miljkovic, Serbian director
* 1957 - Michalis Rakintzis, Greek singer and musician
* 1958 – Alec Baldwin, American actor
* 1958 – Jaya Prada, Indian actress
* 1959 – David Hyde Pierce, American actor
* 1960 – Arjen Anthony Lucassen, Dutch musician
* 1960 – Marie Denise Pelletier, Quebec singer
* 1961 – Eddie Murphy, American actor and comedian
* 1961 – Michalis Rakintzis, Greek songwriter and singer
* 1962 – Mike Ness, American musician
* 1962 – Jennifer Rubin, American actress
* 1962 – Brenda Ann Spencer, American "I Hate Mondays" murderer
* 1963 – Criss Oliva, American musician (d. 1993)
* 1963 – Jack Del Rio, American football coach
* 1963 – Tsuyoshi Sekito, Japanese composer
* 1964 – Bjarne Riis, Danish cyclist
* 1964 – Andy Robinson, English rugby player
* 1965 – Nazia Hassan, South Asian pop singer (d. 2000)
* 1965 – Julie Anne Haddock, former American actress
* 1966 – Mina Tominaga, Japanese seiyu (voice actress)
* 1966 – John de Vries, Australian racing driver
* 1967 – Pervis Ellison, American basketball player
* 1967 – Brent Gilchrist, Canadian ice hockey player
* 1967 – Mark Skaife, Australian racing driver
* 1968 – Sebastian Bach, Canadian musician
* 1968 – Charlotte Coleman, English actress (d. 2001)
* 1968 – Jamie Hewlett, English illustrator
* 1969 – Rodney Hampton, American football player
* 1969 – Lance Storm, Canadian wrestler
* 1971 – Picabo Street, American alpine ski champion
* 1972 – Leigh-Allyn Baker, American actress
* 1972 – Jennie Garth, American actress
* 1972 – Kenny Logan, Scottish rugby player
* 1972 – Sandrine Testud, French Top-10 tennis player
* 1973 – Jamie Bamber, English actor
* 1973 – Matthew Ferguson, Canadian actor
* 1974 – Drew Shirley, American musician (Switchfoot)
* 1975 – Shawn Bates, American ice hockey player
* 1975 – Michael Olowokandi, Nigerian basketball player
* 1975 – Aries Spears, American comedian
* 1975 – Yoshinobu Takahashi, Japanese baseball player
* 1975 – Koji Uehara, Japanese baseball player
* 1976 – Will Mellor, English actor
* 1977 – Hussein Fatal, American Rapper (Outlawz)
* 1978 – Matthew Goode, English actor
* 1978 – Tommy Haas, German tennis player
* 1978 – John Smit, South African rugby player
* 1979 – Grégoire, French singer-songwriter
* 1979 – Leandro Vieira, Brazilian footballer
* 1981 – Aaron Bertram, American musician
* 1981 – Matthew Nash, Australian footballer
* 1981 – Heath Ramsay, Australian Olympic swimmer
* 1981 – DeShawn Stevenson, American basketball player
* 1982 – Jared Allen, American football player
* 1982 – Fler, German rapper
* 1982 – Iain Fyfe, Australian footballer
* 1982 – Kasumi Nakane, Japanese gravure idol
* 1982 – Cobie Smulders, Canadian actress
* 1983 – Errol Barnett, English reporter
* 1983 – Ben Foster, English footballer
* 1984 – Jonathan Blondel, Belgian footballer
* 1984 – Maxi López, Argentine footballer
* 1985 – Jari-Matti Latvala, Finnish rally driver
* 1985 – Leona Lewis, English singer
* 1986 – Amanda Bynes, American actress
* 1986 – Sergio Sánchez, Spanish footballer
* 1987 – Jay Bruce, American baseball player
* 1987 – Jason Kipnis, American baseball player
* 1987 – Park Jung Min, Korean singer (SS501)
* 1987 – Julie Sokolow, American musician
* 1987 – Sal Zizzo, American soccer player
* 1988 – Peter Hartley, English footballer
* 1988 – Tim Krul, Dutch footballer
* 1989 – Israel Folau, Australian rules footballer
* 1989 – Thomas Kurz, German footballer
* 1989 – Thisara Perera, Sri Lankan cricket player
* 1990 – Karim Ansarifard, Iranian footballer
* 1990 – Sotiris Ninis, Greek footballer
* 1991 – Hayley Kiyoko, Japanese-American actress
* 1992 – Yuliya Yefimova, Russian swimmer
* 2001 – Sophie Delezio, Australian medical figure

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