August 3 Birthdays in History - August 3 Deaths - August 3 Events



1977 Tom Brady, born in San Mateo, California, professional football player, quarterback, played for New England Patriots, won two Super Bowl MVP awards
1976 Sarybel Velila, Miss Universe-Puerto Rico 1996
1976 Troy Glaus, born in Tarzana, California, baseball infielder 1996 Olympics bronze
1975 Ndukwe Kalu, defensive end for the Philadelphia Eagles
1975 Trevor Pryce, NFL defensive tackle, Denver Broncos Superbowl 32
1974 Blaine Wilson, born in Columbus, Ohio, gymnast, Olympics-5th-96
1974 Jenny Beck, actress, Claire Carroll-Guns and Paradise
1973 Kari Litton, born in Pontotoc, Mississippi, Miss America, Mississippi-Top 10-1997
1973 Kurt Grote, U.S., 100m/200m breaststroke, Olympics-6th-96
1972 Alain Bolduc, born in Montreal, Quebec, yachter 1996 Olympics
1972 Jeff Nygaard, born in Madison, Wisconsin, volleyball middle blocker 1996 Olympics
1972 John Lilley, born in Wakefield, Massachusetts, U.S. hockey forward 1994 Olympics
1972 Sandis Ozolinsh, Riga Lat, NHL defenseman for the Colorado Avalanche
1972 Travis Hall, defensive tackle for the Atlanta Falcons
1971 Moira C Dunn, Utica, New York, LPGA golfer, 1995 SAFECO Classic-6th
1970 Darren Mickell, NFL defensive end, Kansas City Chiefs, NO Saints
1969 Doug Overton, NBA guard, Philadelphia 76ers, Denver Nuggets
1968 Rod Beck, born in Burbank, California, pitcher for the San Francisco Giants
1967 John Femia, born in Brooklyn, New York, actor, Square Pegs, Hello Larry
1966 Christine Richters, born in Fullerton, California, playmate, May, 1986
1964 Joan E. Higginbotham, born in Chicago, Illinois, astronaut
1964 Johnny Thomas, NFL cornerback, Cleveland Browns, San Diego Chargers
1964 Kevin Elster, born in San Pedro, California, infielder for the Texas Rangers
1964 Nate McMillan, NBA guard and forward, Seattle Supersonics
1963 Carlo Imperato, born in Bronx, actor, Fame
1963 James Hetfield, heavy metal rocker, Metallica-Helpless
1963 Libor Pimek, Czechoslovakia, tennis star
1962 Lucky Dube, South African reggae singer
1962 Tina Lehtola, born in Finland, women's ski jumper, world's record holder
1961 Ken Wark, Australian field hockey fullback, Silver Medal 1992 Olympics, Bronze Medal 1996 Olympics
1961 Lee Rocker, Leon Drucker, rock bassist, Stray Cats-Gonna Ball
1960 Gopal Sharma, Indian cricket off-spinner, 2 Tests 1984-85
1960 Tim Mayotte, born in Springfield, Massachusetts, tennis player 1988 Olympics silver
1959 Martin Atkins, born in Coventry, England, Martin Clive Atkins, rocker, musician, worked with post-punk, industrial group Public Image Ltd., Ministry
1959 Victoria Jackson, born in Miami, Florida, actress, Casual Sex, SNL, UHF
1959 Koichi Tanaka, Japanese Scientist
1958 Cindy Nixon, born in Nashville, Tennessee, singer, Girls Next Door-Don't Be Cruel
1956 Kirk Brandon, rocker, Theatre of Hate, Spear of Destiny-Outland
1954 Denise Craig, WBL forward, Dayton Rockettes, New York Stars
1953 Osvaldo Ardiles, Argentine soccer player
1952 Aleksandr A Volkov, Russian colonel/cosmonaut
1952 Jay North, born in North Hollywood, California, actor, Dennis the Menace, Maya
1952 Wojtek Fibak, born in Poland, tennis star
1951 Jon Graham, rock guitarist and vocalist, Earth Wind and Fire-Celebrate
1951 Marcel Dionne, born in Quebec, NHL center, Los Angeles Kings, New York Rangers
1950 JoMari Payton Noble, born in Albany, Georgia, actress, Harriette-Family Matters
1950 Waldemar Cierpinski, born in East Germany, marathoner, Gold Medal 1976, 1980 Olympics
1949 Morris "B B" Dickerson, born in Torrence, California, bassist, War, Low Rider, Outlaw
1948 Jean-Pierre Raffarin, French Politician
1946 John Klemmer, born in Chicago, Illinois, musician, songwriter, arranger, saxophonist, plays jazz, pop, cross over jazz, co-written music with David Batteau
1945 Ron Hendren, born in Pinehurst, North Carolina, TV host, Entertainment Tonight
1944 Kenneth Tomlinson, American Editor
1941 Martha Stewart, publisher, producer and celebrity
1941 Wayne Hussey, born in Bristol, England, guitarist, The Sisters of Mercy, lead singer, The Mission, rocker, plays Line 6 Variax 500, Gretsch White Falcon
1940 John W. Carlin, born in Salina, Kansas, politician, 40th Governor of Kansas 1979 - 1987, Archivist of the United States 1995 - 2005
1940 Lance Alworth, born in Houston, Texas, NFL hall of famer, Charger, Cowboys
1940 Martin Sheen, born in New York, actor, Subject Was Roses, Wall St
1940 Roscoe Mitchell, American Composer
1939 A K Sen Gupta, cricketer, Test India vs. WI 1959 without distinction
1938 George Memmoli, New York City, actor, Earl-Hello Larry
1938 Terry "5 Wigs" Wogan, British talk show host, Irish Days
1938 Terry Wogan, Irish Entertainer
1937 Duncan Sharpe, cricketer, 3 Tests for Pakistan 1959-60
1935 Georgi Stepanovich Shonin, Odessa U.S.S.R., cosmonaut, Soyuz 6
1935 Richard D. Lamm, Colorado Governor 1975 - 1987, Democrat
1933 Pat Crawford, cricketer, Australian pace bowler 1956
1933 The Tjong King, Dutch illustrator of children books, Miep Diekman
1932 Elsa Martinelli, Grosseto Italy, actress, Indian Fighter
1932 Mario Montes de Oca, Mexican poet
1931 Alex Cord, New York City, actor, Brotherhood, Fire, Street Asylum
1930 James Komack, born in New York City, writer/director/actor, Courtship of Eddie's Father
1929 Bethel Leslie, New York City, entertainer, Captain Newman, Maryland, Rabbit Trap
1927 Enrique Pinella, composer
1927 Gordon Scott, born in Portland, Oregon, actor, Tarzan and the Trappers
1926 Tony Bennett, born in Queens, New York, singer, Left a body part in SF
1924 Leon Uris, born in Baltimore, novelist, Exodus, QB VII, Battle Cry
1924 Max van der Stoel, Dutch Foreign minister, PvdA
1923 Anne Klein, fashion designer, Anne Klein II
1923 Roger Foulon, French/Belgian poet
1921 Hayden Carruth, born in Waterbury, Connecticut, novelist, Crow and Heart
1921 Marilyn Maxwell, actress, East of Sumatra
1921 Richard Adler, born in New York City composer, Pajama Game, Damn Yankees
1920 Maria Karnilova, born in Hartford, Connecticut, actress, Olga-Ivan the Terrible
1920 P. D. James, English Novelist
1918 James MacGregor Burns, political writer, The Lion and the Fox
1917 Jordan Whitfield, Pennsylvania, actor, Swamp Fox
1915 Sal Santen, Dutch writer
1914 Rick Slabbinck, Flemish painter
1911 Karel G. Bakker, Dutch actor, Lady Windermere's Fan
1908 Dolores del Rio, silent screen actress, Deseada, Bugambilia
1907 Adrienne Ames, Fort Worth, Texas, actress, Death Kiss, Panama Patrol
1907 Ernesto Geisel, politician
1907 Irene Tedrow, born in Denver, Colorado, actress, Lucy-Dennis the Menace, Mr. Novak
1907 Lawrence Brown, U.S. trombonist, Duke Ellington Orchestra
1906 Alexandre Trauber, Hungarian/French set designer, Hotel du Nord
1906 Leonard Huizinga, Dutch journalist and writer, Adriaan and Olivier
1905 Dolores Del Rio, born in Durango, Mexico, actress, What Price Glory?
1905 Maggie Kuhn, activist/co-founder, Gray Panthers
1904 Clifford D[onald] Simak, U.S., sci-fi author, Hugo, Empire, Way Station
1904 Clifford D. Simak, American Writer
1902 Habib Bourguiba, 1st president of Tunisia, 1957-87
1902 Judson Laire, born in New York City, actor/singer, Papa-Mama, Admiral Broadway Revue
1902 Ray Block, born in France, orchestra leader, Ed Sullivan, Jackie Gleason
1901 Bernard Reichel, composer
1901 John C. Stennis, born in Mississippi, Senator-D-Mississippi 1947 - 1989
1901 Maria H "Marijke" van Tooren, cabaretiere/actress, Pisuisse
1901 Stefan Wyszynski, Polish cardinal
1900 Arnoldus J N M Struycken, Dutch lawyer
1900 Ernie Pyle, born in England, correspondent during WW II
1900 John T Scopes, Tennessee teacher convicted for teaching evolution
1899 Sally Benson, novelist
1898 Brother Adam Kehrle, benedictine monk/beekeeper
1894 Harry Heilmann, born in San Francisco, California, baseball hall of famer outfielder, Detroit
1894 John H van Maarseveen, Dutch minister of Justice/Internal minister
1892 Oscar van Hemel, composer
1890 Charles Edison, American Businessman
1887 Rupert Brooke, British WW I poet, 1914
1885 Naphtali Siegfried Salomon, composer
1884 Louis Gruenberg, near Brest Litovsk Poland, composer, Daniel Jazz
1882 Charles O'Neill, composer
1882 Segundo Luis Moreno Andrade, composer
1878 Constantino Gaito, composer
1874 Eugene Baie, Belgian author, Sub rosa et sub umbra
1873 Albert MLA de Bassompierre, Belgian ambassador to Tokyo, 1921-39
1872 Haakon VII, born in Charlottenlund, Denmark, King of Norway, 1905-57
1871 Vernon Louis Parrington, author, Romantic Revolution, Pulitzer 1928
1867 Stanley Baldwin, C, British Prime Minister, 1923-24, 1924-29, 1935-37
1854 Fernand de La Tombelle, composer
1851 Isabella Caroline Somerset, temperance leader
1850 Paul A Daum, Dutch writer/founder/editor, Batavian Newspaper
1847 Jan de Louter, lawyer/tutor of Dutch Queen Wilhelmina
1833 Auguste Schmidt, German teacher/feminist
1832 Ivan Zajc, born in Rijeka, Croatia, conductor, composer, opened doors for 20th century achievements in Croatian music, wrote opera, La Tirolese, 1855
1824 William Burnham Woods, Major General Union volunteers
1823 Thomas Francis Meagher, Brigadier General Union volunteers
1820 Luther Orlando Emerson, composer
1820 William Miller, Brigadier General Confederate Army
1818 HM Jozef Schadde, Flemish architect, New Stock exchange Antwerp
1817 Albrecht FR, arch duke of Austria, Battle at Custozza
1816 John Eugene Smith, Major General Union Army
1811 Elisha Graves Otis, inventor, safe elevator
1801 Joseph Paxton, English landscape architect, Crystal Palace
1770 Frederik Willem III, reactionary king of Prussia, 1797-1840
1748 Carl Ludwig Junker, composer
1645 August Kuhnel, composer











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