Birthdays of Personalities on January 3

1624 :William Tucker, 1st Black child born in America
1680 :Johann Baptist Zimmermann, German stucco worker
1763 :Joseph Fesch, French cardinal/war commission/earl/senator
1777 :Louis Poinsot, French instrument worker
1777 :M A Elisa Bonaparte, Corsican monarch of Lucca/Piombino
1789 :Carl G Carus, German physician/psychologist/philosopher
1793 :Lucretia Coffin Mott, US, teacher/minister/abolitionist/feminist
1810 :Antoine T d'Abbadie, French explorer (Ethiopia) [or Jul 24]
1810 :Eliza Von Bretton di Zerega, Danish West Indies, baroness
1819 :Thomas Hill Watts, Atty Gen (Confederacy), died in 1892
1829 :John G R Acquoy, theologist/church historian
1829 :Konrad Duden, German linguist (Der grosse Duden)
1835 :Larkin Goldsmith Mead, sculptor
1840 :Father Joseph Damien de Veuster, Belgium, helped lepers in Hawaii
1868 :Franz V M Cumont, Belgian religious historian
1870 :Henry Handel Richardson, Australia, novelist (Richard Mahoney)
1876 :Wilhelm Pieck, co-founder German Communist Party/pres (1949-60)
1879 :Grace Anna Goodhue Coolidge, 1st lady (1923-29)
1883 :Clement Richard Attlee, (L) British PM (1945-51)
1884 :Eli S Jones, US, evangelist (Christ of Indian road)
1886 :John G Fletcher, US, poet (Epic of Arkansas)
1887 :Helen Parkhurst, US educator (Education on the Dalton plan)
1893 :Pierre Drieu La Rochelle, French novelist/essayist (Gilles)
1898 :Johannes Hin, Holland, yachtsman (Olympic-gold-1920)
1901 :Eric Voegelin, Germany, US philosopher (Order & History)
1901 :Ngo Dinh Diem, pres/dictator of South Vietnam (1955-63)
1902 :Henry Lennox d'Aubigny Hopkinson, diplomat/politician
1903 :Charles Foulkes, Canada, general
1904 :Boris Kochno, Russian ballet dancer (La Chatte)
1905 :Dante Giacosa, engineer/designer
1909 :Victor Borge, [Borge Rosenbaum], Copenhagen Denmark, pianist/comedian
1910 :Thomas Stuart Willan, historian
1917 :Vernon Walters, NYC, US permanent rep to the UN
1918 :Maxene Andrews, Minn, singer (Andrew Sisters-Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy)
1922 :Morten Nielsen, Denmark, poet/resistance fighter
1924 :Andre Franquin, cartoonist
1924 :Henry M Fazzie, S Afr Union/UDF-leader
1924 :Roy Harding, British teacher
1926 :Danny Overbea, blues singer/guitarist
1928 :Frank Ross Anderson, Canada, International Chess Master (1954)
1929 :Marilyn Lloyd, (Rep-D-TN, 1975- )
1932 :Anatoli Petrovich Kuklin, Russia, cosmonaut
1934 :Carla Hills, politician (US Pres Commission on Housing-1982)
1936 :David Vine, British(?) sport commentator
1939 :Bobby Hull, NHL forward (Chicago Blackhawk 1957-72)
1947 :Sergey Filipovich Protchenko, Russian cosmonaut
1948 :Larry McNeeley, Lafayette Ind, banjo player (Glen Campbell Hour)
1948 :Manfred Kokot, East German runner (world record 50 m indoor)
1951 :Frank Chikane, sec-gen of S Afr Council of Churches
1953 :Angelo Parisi, France, heavyweight judo (Olympic-gold-1980)
1961 :Erwin Blom, Dutch singer/guitarist (Eton Crop)
1962 :Darren Daulton, US baseball catcher (Phila Phillies)
1962 :Gavin Hastings, WLAF kicker (Scottish Claymores)
1962 :Mark Gardner, US baseball player (Florida Marlins)
1964 :Cheryl Miller, Riverside Calif, basketball player (Olympic-gold-1984)
1965 :Mark Dewey, Grand Rapids MI, pitcher (SF Giants)
1966 :John Kropke, CFL defensive tackle (Saskatchewan Roughriders)
1966 :Luis Sojo, Barquisimeto Venezuela, infielder (Seattle Mariners)
1967 :Demetri Davis, WLAF tight end (Barcelona Dragons)
1967 :Joseph Amor, San Jose, video game record holder (Space Invaders)
1968 :Kerry Huffman, Peterborough, NHL defenseman (Phila Flyers, Ottawa)
1968 :Thomas Rayam, CFL offensive linebacker (Edmonton Eskimos)
1969 :Matt LaBounty, defensive end (Seattle Seahawks)
1969 :Nikki Nelson, Topaz Lake Nev, country singer (Highway 101-Cry Cry Cry)
1969 :Steve Poapst, Cornwall, NHL defenseman (Washington Capitals)
1971 :Cory Cross, Lloydminster, NHL defenseman (Tampa Bay Lightning)
1971 :Rene van Rijswijk, Dutch soccer player (RKC)
1972 :Deborah Carter, WNBA forward (Utah Starzz)
1974 :Stefan Ustorf, Kaufbeuren Ger, NHL right wing (Washington Capitals)
1974 :Todd Warriner, Blenheim, NHL left wing (Toronto Maple Leafs)
1976 :Mendel Witzenhauser, soccer player (Ajax, VVV)
1977 :Beata Handra, SF Calif, dance skater (& Sinek-1997 Pac Coast Sr 3rd)
1980 :Angela Ruggiero, ice hockey defenseman (USA, Oly-98)



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