Birthdays of Personalities on March 2

1316 :Robert II, the Steward, King of Scotland (1371-90)
1409 :John II, French duke of Alen‡on/co-fighter of Jeanne d'arc
1459 :Adrian VI, [Adriaan F Boeyens], Netherlands, Pope (1522-23)
1481 :Franz von Sickingen, German knight
1545 :Thomas Bodley, England, diplomat/scholar
1609 :Hadji Chalfa/Kƒtib Tsjelebi, Turkish literary (Djihannma)
1760 :Camille Desmoulins, France, journalist/pamphleteer/revolution
1769 :DeWitt Clinton, (Gov/Sen-NY)
1793 :Sam[uel] Houston, 1st president of Texas (1836-38, 1841-44)
1810 :Leo XIII, [Vincenzo G Pecci], 256th pope (1878-1903)
1817 :J nos Arany, Hungary, epic poet (Toldi, Death of King Buda)
1824 :Constantine D Uschinsky, Russian theorist [NS]
1824 :Henry Beebee Carrington, Brig General (Union volunteers), die
1828 :Jefferson Columbus Davis, Bvt Mjr General (Union Army), died
1829 :Carl Schurz, Major General (Union volunteers)journalist
1844 :Hermanus J A M Schaepman, clergyman/Dutch politician
1875 :Hans Lietzman, German theologist/church historian
1876 :G”sta Forsell, Swedish radiologist
1876 :Pius XII, [Euhenio MGG Pacelli], 260th Pope (1939-58)
1878 :Wander J de Haas, Dutch physicist/son-in-law of Lorentz
1899 :Pattie Maie Menzies, Australian dame
1901 :Willem Bruynzeel, Dutch timber-merchant
1902 :Edward Uhler Condon, atomic scientist (Manhattan Project)
1904 :Dr Seuss, [Theodor Geisel], kid's book author (Horton Hears a
1908 :Jan Brasser, Dutch resistance fighter (Witte Ko)/communist
1909 :Jan Fabricius, Dutch playwright
1909 :Mel Ott, 1st NLer to hit 500 HRs, hall of famer (NY Giants)
1910 :Hope Clara Chenhalls, food inspector
1916 :Anne Vondeling, Dutch politician (PvdA)
1919 :Tamara Toumanova, dancer
1923 :"Doc" Watson, bluegrass musician
1923 :Robert H Michel, (Rep-R-IL, 1957- )
1924 :Albert TLCA Vogel, Dutch elocutionist
1924 :R‚nos Apostolidis, Greek author/poet (Katigor˘)
1929 :Donald Gosling, English parkeerplaatsenmagnaat/multi-milliona
1930 :Jan van Noor, Dutch 2nd Chamber member (CDA)
1931 :Duane E Graveline, Newport Vt, astronaut
1931 :Mikhail S Gorbachev, Privolnoye USSR, Soviet sec-gen (1985-91
1931 :Tom Wolfe, Richmond Va, journalist/author (Right Stuff)
1938 :Simon Estes, Centerville Iowa, bass/baritone (Wonton, Don Car
1940 :Frederik van Zyl Slabbert, chairman (S Afr Prog Fed Party, 19
1942 :Lou Reed, [Firbank], Freeport NY, rock vocalist (Velvet Under
1943 :Geogre Benson, jazz/blues guitarist (Breezin', This Masquerad
1943 :Gordon Black, English industrialist
1943 :Rosa DeLauro, (Rep-D-Connecticut)
1946 :Brian J Donnelly, (Rep-D-MA, 1979- )
1948 :Rory Gallagher, rock guitarist
1949 :Rory Gallagher, Donegal Ireland, rock guitarist (See Here)
1950 :Karen Carpenter, New Haven Ct, vocalist/drummer (We Only Just
1953 :William Simmons, sax/keyboardist (Midnight Star-No Parking)
1954 :Stone Phumelele Sizani, South African treasurer (UDF)
1955 :Dale Bosworth, TV host (America's Most Wanted)
1955 :Dale Bozzio, Boston, vocalist (Missing Persons-Destination Un
1955 :Shoko Asahara, [Chizuo Matsumoto], Japanese sect leader
1956 :John Cowsill, Newport RI, rock drummer (Cowsills-We Can Fly)
1956 :Mark Evans, Melbourne Australia, rock bassist (AC/DC)
1959 :Andrew Farriss, Australia, rock keyboardist (Inxs-Kiss the Di
1962 :Terry Steinbach, New Ulm MN, catcher (Oakland A's)
1966 :Stevie Rachelle, rock vocalist (Tuff-What Comes Around Goes A
1967 :Allan Boyko, CFL slot back (Winnipeg Blue Bombers)
1967 :Bruce Boyko, CFL fullback (Winnipeg Blue Bombers)
1968 :Penny "Stamper" Davis, Carlisle England, Canadian 470 yachter
1970 :Steve Holman, Indianapolis Indiana, miler
1973 :John Elmore, guard (Baltimore Ravens)



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