Birthdays of Personalities on March 3

1500 :Reginald Pole, English Cardinal/"heretic"
1583 :Edward Herbert of Cherbury, English military/philosopher
1589 :Gisbertus Voetius, [Gijsbert Voet], Dutch reformed theologist
1606 :Edmund Waller, England, poet (Penshust)
1652 :Thomas Otway, England, playwright/poet (Venice Preserved)
1747 :Kasamir Pulaski, US general (Revolutionary War)
1811 :Vissarion Belinsky, Sveaborg Finland, Russian author (Literary Review)
1823 :Guyla Andr ssy Sr, premier of Hungary (1867-71)
1831 :George M Pullman, inventor (railway sleeping car)
1838 :George W Hill, US astronomer (Moon orbit)
1841 :John Murray, Canada oceanographer (Depths of the Ocean)
1845 :Georg Cantor, German mathematician (discover transfinite numbers)
1847 :Alexander Graham Bell, Scotland, inventor (telephone)
1849 :Jacques Oppenheim, Dutch lawyer
1853 :Vincent Van Gogh, Dutch painter
1869 :Henry J Wood, English conductor (Gentle Art of Singing, Proms)
1873 :William Green, president of American Federation of Labor (1924-52)
1877 :Garrett Morgan, African-American inventor
1880 :Anne C Veth, Dutch cartoonist/art critic
1882 :Floris H L Prims, Flemish priest/historian/archivist of Antwerp
1890 :Norman Bethune, Canada, Doctor in Spain & China
1891 :Jan Donner, Dutch minister of Justice/president High Council
1893 :Beatrice Wood, potter/artist/author
1895 :Matthew B Ridgway, US gen (WW II/China/Nicaragua/Korea/NATO)
1895 :Ragnar Frisch, Norway, economist (1st Nobel prize in economy-1969)
1899 :Alfred M Gruenther, US, commanding general (NATO, 1953-56)
1903 :Gilbert Adrian, [Greenberg], Naugatuck CT, costume designer
1903 :Rabbe A Enckell, Fins author/poet (Lutad about Brunnen)
1906 :Krishnarao Shiva Shelvankar, journalist/diplomat
1907 :Joy Finzi, [Joyce A Black], British painter
1909 :Jay Morris Arena, inventor/pediatrician
1909 :Kenton Kilmer, poet/translator
1911 :Jean Harlow, [Harlean Carpentier], KS, 30s' sex goddess (Dinner at 8)
1915 :George Brian Snape, businessman/rugby league entrepreneur
1918 :Arnold Newman, photographer (Faces USA)
1918 :Arthur Kornberg, US biochemist (Nobel 1959)
1921 :Allen Ginsberg, beat generation poet (1969 Arts & Letters Award)
1926 :James Ingram Merrill, US poet/author (Scripts for the Pageant)
1927 :Charles O Whitley, (Rep-D-NC, 1977- )
1927 :Frank Singleton, librarian
1927 :John McLaughlin, commentator (McLaughlin Report)
1931 :Henk Knol, Dutch 2nd chamber member (PvdA)
1931 :Piet [van] Bambergen, Dutch cabaretier (Mounties, Sherlock Jones)
1933 :Lee Radziwell Ross, NYC, princess (Jackie O's sister)
1935 :Zhelyu Zhelev, president of Bulgaria (1990- )
1936 :Jim Clark, Formula 1 racer (1963 champ)
1938 :Willie Chambers, guitarist/vocalist (Chambers Brothers)
1939 :Hans Pieter Verhagen, poet (Hoepla/Holland's Hole)
1942 :Mike Pender, Liverpool, vocalist/guitarist (Searchers-Needles & Pins)
1942 :Vladimir Vasilyevich Kovolyonok, USR, cosmonaut (Soyuz 25, 29/31, T-4)
1946 :James C Adamson, Warsaw NY, Lt Col USA/astronaut (STS 28, STS 43)
1948 :Byron MacGregor, newscaster
1948 :Reed Hundt, FCC chairman
1949 :Bonnie J Dunbar, Sunnyside Wash, PhD/astro (STS 61-A, 32, 50, 71, 89)
1949 :James S Voss, Cordova Alabama, Major USA/astronaut (STS 44, 53, 69)
1950 :Re Styles, rock vocalist (Tubes)
1951 :Sergei Aleksandrovich Yemelyanov, Russian cosmonaut
1953 :Aleksandr Viktorovich Borodin, Russia, cosmonaut
1954 :Christopher Hughes, drummer
1954 :Merrick, [Chris Hughes] rock drummer (Adam & The Ants)
1968 :Diann Roffe-Steinrotter, Warsaw NY, alpine skier (Oly-gold/silver-92)
1971 :Terryl Ulmer, CFL defensive back (Saskatchewan Roughriders)
1973 :James Dexter, tackle (Arizona Cardinals)
1973 :Jim Mills, tackle (San Diego Chargers)
1973 :Winslow Oliver, running back (Carolina Panthers)
1978 :Douglas Osmond, Provo Utah, vocalist (Osmond Boys)



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