Birthdays of Personalities on August 3

1423 :Louis XI, King of France (1461-83)
1567 :Samuel de Champlain, explorer (Lake Champlain)
1683 :Edward Young, English poet (Revenge, Complaint)
1687 :Arnold Hoogvliet, Dutch poet (Abraham the Patriarch)
1728 :Robert Adam, architect/designer (Adelphi Terrace, London)
1731 :Samuel Huntington, (Gov-Ct), Continental Congress pres
1738 :John Singleton Copley, Mass, finest colonial American artist
1793 :John Claire, England, poet
1794 :Eberhard F Walcker, German organ builder (Paulskirche Frankfurt)
1796 :Nikoli A Poveloi, Russian writer/publisher (Sotsjinenija) [NS]
1821 :F Kornberger, writer
1828 :John Austin Wharton, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1865
1860 :Charlotte Perkins Gilman, economist/lecturer/author/feminist
1861 :Peter Jackson, heavyweight boxer (hall of famer)
1870 :Richard B Bennett, (C) 11th Canadian PM (1930-35)
1872 :Habib Ullah Chan, emir of Afghanistam (1901-19)
1874 :Apirana Turupa Ngata, Kawaka NZ, Maori political/cultural leader
1875 :Ernst F Sauerbruch, German nazi/surgeon
1883 :Alfred Korzybski, Poland, scientist (Science & Sanity)
1883 :Franz Kafka, Czech, author (Metamorphosis, Trial, Amerika)
1883 :Moses Leverock Crossley, US bio-chemist
1886 :Francis Carco[pino], French author/critic (L'Homme Traqu‚)
1886 :Raymond A Spruance, US admiral/fleet commander/ambassador
1893 :Mississippi John Hurt, rocker
1900 :John Mason Brown, Louisville Ky, critic (Tonight on Broadway)
1906 :Francis Steegmuller, US, biographer (Cocteau)
1906 :Gwendolen Rees, zoologist
1907 :Arthur Steel, Dutch architect (Group '32)
1908 :Thomas Narcejac, Rochefort-sur-Mer France, writer (Vertigo)
1909 :Earl L Butz, US Secretary of Agriculture (1971-76); a real Butz
1909 :Lucy Kroll, entertainment agent
1909 :Stavros Niachos, Greece, shipping magnate (Those Fabulous Greeks)
1910 :Bernard Burrows, British diplomat
1910 :Eric Franklin, Indian civil servant
1912 :Edward Jones, North Ireland lord justice of appeals
1913 :Dorothy Kilgallen, Chic Ill, columnist (What's My Line?)
1913 :Hugh Stirling MacKenzie, British vice admiral
1913 :William Deakin, warden (St Anthony's College Oxford)
1917 :Helene Cordet, entertainer/nightclub owner
1918 :Lord Mulley, British MP (Labour)
1920 :Louise Allbritton, Okla City, actr (Celia-Stage Door, Got a Secret)
1922 :Art Fowler, baseball player
1922 :Corneille [Cornelis G of Beverloo], Dutch painter (Africa, Antilles)
1922 :Tom Hudson, artist/teacher
1923 :Baroness Ryder, of Warsaw & Cavendish, worked for sick & disabled
1923 :Emmanuel Bankole Timothy, journalist
1923 :William Mills, painter
1924 :Geoffrey Sammons, senior partner (Allen & Overy)
1925 :Michael Oliver, cardiologist
1926 :Johnny Coles, trumpeter
1926 :Joseph M Gaydos, (Rep-D-PA, 1969- )
1927 :Charles Vandenhove, Belgian architect (Standard-Omnisporthal, Luik)
1927 :William McMillan, moderator (Gen Assembly of Church of Scot) [or 1/29]
1928 :Evelyn Anthony, English historical writer (Poellenberg Inheritance)
1928 :G B Fuchs, writer
1928 :John Wills, lord-lt of Avon England
1929 :Eustace Gibbs, vice marshal (Diplomatic Corps)
1930 :Carlos Kleiber, Berlin Germany, conductor (Bavarian State Orch 1968)
1930 :Pete Fountain, New Orleans, jazz clarinetist (Lawrence Welk 1957-59)
1931 :Andres Burnier, [Catharina Dessaur], criminologist/author (Jongensuur)
1934 :Manfred Bieler, writer
1935 :Harrison H "Jack" Schmitt, Santa Rita NM, astronaut (Apollo 17)
1935 :Harrison H Jack Schmitt, Santa Rita NM, astronaut (Apollo 17)
1935 :John Swan, PM (Bermuda)
1936 :Anthony Lester, CEO (Runnymede Trust)
1937 :Tom Stoppard, Czech, playwright (Rosencrantz & Guildenstern-1968 Tony)
1938 :David Gandolfo, horse trainer
1940 :Cesar Tovar, baseball player
1940 :Fontella Bass, St Louis Mo, vocalist (Rescue Me)
1940 :Heather Steel, British judge
1941 :Adoor Gopalakrishnan, cinematographer (Kathapurushan, Mathulikal)
1941 :Gloria Allred, feminist attorney
1943 :Geraldo Rivera, [Gerry Rivers], NYC, news personality (20/20, Geraldo)
1943 :Judith Durham, singer
1943 :Norman E Thagard, Marianna Fl, MD/astro (STS 7, 51-B, 30, 42, 71, Mir)
1945 :Michael Martin, MP
1945 :Mike Corby, London, guitarist (Babys-Back on My Feet Again)
1948 :Paul BarrŠre, Cal, rock vocalist/guitarist (Little Feat-Sailin' Shoes)
1949 :John Verity, rocker (Argent)
1950 :Damon Harris, Balt Md, rocker (Temptations-My Girl)
1951 :Jean-Claude Duvalier, [Papa Doc], deposed Haitian president-for-life
1953 :Alynne Beth Amkraut, Amityville NY, entertainer
1955 :Julia Lyndon, Buffalo NY, playmate (August, 1977)
1955 :Matt Keough, baseball player (Oakland A's, NY Yankees)
1955 :Mike Corby, rocker
1955 :Neil Clar, rock guitarist (Lloyd Cole & The Commotions)
1956 :Montel Williams, TV talk show host (Montel)
1957 :Danny Heep, baseball player
1957 :Faye Resnick, author (Nicole Brown Simpson-Private Diary)
1957 :Laura Branigan, Brewster NY, vocalist (Gloria)
1958 :Aaron Tippin, Pensacola Fl, singer (You've Got to Stand for Something)
1959 :Stephen Pearcy, LA Calif, heavy metal vocalist (RATT-Round & Round)
1961 :Vince Clarke, Basildon Essex, rock keyboardist (Erasure)
1962 :Taylor Dayne, [Lesley Wunderman], NY, vocalist (Tell it to My Heart)
1964 :Gary Ryan, rocker (Blackhearts)
1964 :Pia Reyes, Manila Philipines, playmate (Nov, 1988)
1965 :Shinya Hashimoto, wrestler (NJPW)
1969 :Elan Carter, Nutley NJ, playmate (June, 1994)
1970 :Preston Jones, WLAF quarterback (London Monarchs)
1970 :Teemu Selanne, Helsinki Fin, NHL right wing (Anaheim Mighty Ducks)
1973 :Adrian Aucoin, Ottawa, NHL defenseman (Vancouver Canucks)
1976 :Shane Lynch, Dublin Ireland, Irish singer (Boyzone)
1986 :1st Dutch test tube baby born



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