December 3 Birthdays in History - December 3 Deaths - December 3 Events



1981 Brian Bonsall, actor, Family Ties, Star Trek Next Generation
1980 Anna Chlumsky, born in Chicago, Illinois, actress, My Girl
1977 David Sales, cricketer, Northampton batsman, 210 on fc debut 1996
1975 Lauren E Roman, Wilmington, North Carolina, actress, Laura Kirk-All My Children
1975 Nadine Neumann, Sydney NSW Australia, swimmer 1996 Olympics
1974 Ralph Staten, safety for the Baltimore Ravens
1973 Andrew McNally, Australian baseball pitcher 1996 Olympics
1973 Brian Loyd, Lynwood California, baseball catcher 1996 Olympics bronze
1973 Holly Marie Combs, American Actress
1972 Eva Nemcova, WNBA forward and guard for the Cleveland Rockers
1972 Peter Wright, U.S., 1500m freestyle 1996 Olympics
1970 Charles Hope, WLAF guard for the Frankfurt Galaxy
1970 Jennifer Rothschild, Rubin, actress, Judas Project
1970 Laura Schuler, ice hockey forward, Canada, 1998 Olympics
1970 Lindsey Hunter, NBA guard, Detroit Pistons
1970 Paul Byrd, born in Louisville, Kentucky, pitcher for the New York Mets
1970 Stephanie Herseth Sandlin, American Politician
1969 Ed King, NFL guard for the New Orleans Saints
1969 Kwamie Lassiter, NFL defensive back for the Arizona Cardinals
1968 Brendan Fraser, born in Indianapolis, Indiana, actor, School Ties, 20 Bucks
1968 Isabel Cueto, West Germany, tennis star
1967 David Diaz, Melbourne VIC, Australasia golfer
1967 Greg Sutton, NBA guard for the Philadelphia 76ers
1967 Katie Henderson, born in Santa Monica, California, WPVA volleyball, U.S. Open-25th-1993
1966 Lisa Lightfoot, Australian middle distance runner 1996 Olympics
1965 Katarina Witt, born in Staaken, East Germany, figure skater, Gold Medals 1984, 1988 Olympics
1965 Tammy Jacques, Auburn Maine, cyclist 1996 Olympics
1964 Darryl Hamilton, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, outfielder for the Texas Rangers
1964 Toi Cook, cornerback for the Carolina Panthers
1963 Ashley De Silva, Sri Lankan Cricket wicketkeeper 1993
1963 Steve Hegg, Dana Point California, road cyclist, Olympics-16th-84, 96
1962 Tammy Jackson, WNBA forward and center for the Houston Comets
1961 Julianne Moore, actress, Lost World, 9 Months
1960 Daryl Hannah, actress, Splash, Blade Runner
1960 Mike Ramsey, U.S., ice hockey player, 1980 Olympics gold
1959 Kathy Jordan, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, tennis player, U.S. Opens Doubles 1981
1956 Hart Bochner, born in Los Angeles, California, actor and director, Rich and Famous
1955 Melody Anderson, Edmonton, actress, Natalie Dillon-All My Children
1955 Cassandra Wilson, born in Jackson, Mississippi, jazz singer, guitar player, jazz and blues genres, album 'New Moon Daughter' won Grammy Award
1954 Paul Gregg, country singer, Restless Heart-Wheels
1953 Franz Klammer, Austria, downhill skier 1976 Olympics gold
1952 Don Barnes, rock guitarist, 38 Special
1952 Duane Roland, rock guitarist, Molly Hatchet
1952 Mel Smith, author, Morons From Outer Space
1951 Danger Alberto Juantorena, Cuba, 800m runner 1976 Olympics gold
1951 James Turner Brewer, born Maywood, Illinois, basketball player, Silver Medal 1972 Olympics
1951 Mike Stock, rocker, Stock, Aitken and Waterman-Road Block
1951 Rick Mears, Indy-car racer, over 25 wins
1951 Riki Chosyu, Mitsuo Yoshida, wrestler, NJPW/All-Japan
1950 John Akii-bua, Uganda, 400m hurdler, gold 1972 Olympics
1950 Muntu Myeza, South African anti-apartheid activist
1950 Asa Hutchinson, American Lawyer
1949 Christopher John Seward, aid worker
1949 Heather Menzies, born in Toronto, Canada, actress, Jessica-Logan's Run
1949 Mickey Thomas, rock vocalist, Jefferson Airplane, Starship
1948 Diane Kurys, Emir Kusturica, Sarajevo, bass guitarist
1948 Ozzy Osbourne, England, rock vocalist, Black Sabbath-Bark at the Moon
1945 Laura Dean, Staten Island New York City, composer/choreographer, Drumming
1943 Valerie Perrine, Galveston, Texas, actress, Slaughterhouse 5
1943 J. Philippe Rushton, Canadian Psychologist
1941 Mary Alice, Indianola MS, newscaster, CBS, Lettie-Different World
1938 Jose Serebrier, Montevideo Uruguay, conductor and composer, Star Wagon
1938 Martyn Taylor, teacher/campaigner
1937 Bobby Allison, auto racer, 3 time winner of Daytona 500
1937 Stephen Rubin, English attorney/shoe manufacturer, Reebok, Adidas
1935 Eddie Bernice Johnson, American Politician
1934 Nicolas Coster, actor, Robert Delaney-Another World
1934 Viktor Vassilyevich Gorbatko, U.S.S.R., cosmonaut, Soyuz 7, 24, 37/36
1932 Corry Brokken, Dutch singer
1931 Ellen Blazer, Dutch TV director, Sonja
1931 Jaye P Morgan, Mancos, Colorado, singer and actress, Gong Show, Night Patrol
1930 Andy Williams, Wall Lake Iowa, singer, Moon River, Andy Williams Show
1930 Jean-Luc Godard, French director, Alphaville, Hail Mary, Breathless
1930 Phyllis Curtin, Clarksburg, West Virginia, soprano, New York City Opera
1929 Clarence Ford, sax player
1929 Paul Harris Turok, composer
1929 Werner Rackwitz, German musicologist, Handel-Renaissance
1927 Ferlin Husky, country singer, Born to Lose, Gone
1927 Isabelle Harriet Lucas, actress and singer, Outland, Comics
1926 Hans Gunther Franz Otte, composer
1926 Hans Otte, German composer/pianist
1925 Ken Funston, South African cricket batsman, 18 Tests during 1950's
1925 Kim Dae Jung, South Korean Statesman
1924 John Backus, inventor, FORTRAN computer language
1923 Tom Fears, NFL end, Los Angeles Rams
1923 Trevor Bailey, England, cricket all-rounder, batted and ran
1921 Hans G Kresse, Dutch cartoonist, Eric the Viking
1914 Irving Fine, born in Boston, Massachusetts, composer, Toccata
1913 Omer Vanaudenhoven, Flemish industrial/resistance fighter
1911 Dana Suesse, songwriter, You Ought to be in Pictures
1911 Nino Rota, Milan Italy, composer, Torquemada
1910 Robert Arthur Hughes, missionary/surgeon
1908 Halsey Stevens, Scott, New York, composer, Triskelion
1908 Nigel M Balchin, Mark Spade, English author, Business for Pleasure
1907 Andrew Hutchings, teachers' leader
1907 Connee Boswell, born in New Orleans, Louisiana, singer, Pete Kelly's Blue
1905 Leslie Ames, cricketer, England wicket-keeper of 30's Outstanding bat
1904 Juan E Yrausquin, founder, Party of Patriot Arubans, minister
1902 Willem Arnold de Vries Robbe, composer
1900 Lester Matthews, Nottingham England, Sir Dennis-Adv of Fu Manchu
1900 Richard Kuhn, Austria, biochemist, worked with vitamins, Nobel 1938
1898 Lev Konstantinovich Knipper, composer
1897 Kate O'Brien, Irish writer, Without My Cloak
1896 Boleslaw Szabelski, composer
1896 John Urzidil, Austria/U.S. writer, Die erbeuteten Frauen
1895 Anna Freud, Austrian/English psychoanalytist/daughter of Sigmund F
1888 Ion Nonna Otescu, composer
1886 Karl MG Siegbahn, Swedish physicist, rontgen spectroscope, Nobel 1924
1884 Rajendra Prasad, Indian Statesman
1883 Albert "Tibby" Cotter, cricketer, great Aussie quick of early century
1883 Anton, Friedrich Wilhelm, von Webern, born in Vienna, Austria, 12-tone composer
1875 Bernhard Lichtenberg, German clergyman/antifascist
1864 Herman Heijermans, Jr., Dutch writer, Kamertjeszonde, Diamond City
1862 Jules Renkin, Belgian jurist/minister/premier, 1931-32
1857 Joseph Conrad, Poland, novelist, Lord Jim, Heart of Darkness
1842 Ellen Henrietta Richards, U.S., chemist, American Home Economics Association - 1st President
1838 Cleveland Abbe, U.S., meteorologist, Father of Weather Bureau
1838 Octavia Hill, British reformer, leader of open-space movement
1829 Green Berry Raum, Brigadier General Union volunteers
1826 Edmond van der Straeten, Belgian lawyer/musicologist
1826 George Brinton McClellan, Major General Union Army
1826 George B. McClellan, American Soldier
1822 Charles Adam Heckman, Brigadier General Union volunteers
1809 Thomas Alfred Davies, Major General Union volunteers
1807 Gamaliel Bailey, American Journalist
1806 Henry Alexander Wise, Brigadier General Confederate Army
1806 Henry A. Wise, American Statesman
1800 France Preseren, Slovenian poet, Krst pri Savici
1797 Francis P. Kenrick, Irish / U.S. archbishop of Baltimore
1795 Rowland Hill, introduced 1st adhesive postage stamp, 1840
1766 Robert Bloomfield, English Poet
1758 Josef Gelinek, composer
1755 Gilbert Stuart, U.S., portrait painter, painted Washington
1753 Samuel Crompton, English inventor, mule-jenny spinning machine
1752 Georg-Friederich Fuchs, composer
1750 Johann Franz Xaver Sterkel, composer
1729 Padre Antonio Francisco J Jose Soler, Olot Spain, composer, Fandango
1684 Ludvig Baron Holberg, founder, Danish and Norwegian literature
1668 Casimir Schweizelsperg, composer
1576 Marsilio Casentini, composer
1483 Nicolaus von Amsdorf, German reformation theologist
1368 Charles VI, the Well-Beloved, king of France, 1380-1422











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