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History Births on April 03

Richard Thompson (musician)
Richard Thompson, English singer-songwriter and guitarist


Jaap de Hoop Scheffer
Jaap de Hoop Scheffer, Dutch academic, politician, and diplomat, 11th Secretary General of NATO


Allan Dwan
Allan Dwan, Canadian-American director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 1981)


Piet de Jong
Piet de Jong, Dutch politician and naval officer, Prime Minister of the Netherlands (1967-1971) (d. 2016)


Natasha Negovanlis
Natasha Negovanlis, Canadian actress and singer


John Burroughs
John Burroughs, American botanist and author (d. 1921)


Ikki Kita
Ikki Kita, Japanese philosopher and author (d. 1937)


Tim Krul
Tim Krul, Dutch footballer


George Herbert
George Herbert, English poet (d. 1633)


Maxi López
Maxi López, Argentinian footballer


Joel Romelo
Joel Romelo, Australian rugby league player


Nishiz? Tsukahara
Nishiz? Tsukahara, Japanese admiral (d. 1966)


Maria de' Medici (1540-1557)
Maria de' Medici, Italian noblewoman, the eldest daughter of Cosimo I de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany and Eleonora di Toledo. (d. 1557)


Iron Eyes Cody
Iron Eyes Cody, American actor and stuntman (d. 1999)


Picabo Street
Picabo Street, American skier


Marlon Brando
Marlon Brando, American actor and director (d. 2004)


Vit?lijs Astafjevs
Vit?lijs Astafjevs, Latvian footballer and manager


Lawton Chiles
Lawton Chiles, American soldier, lawyer, and politician, 41st Governor of Florida (d. 1998)


Frederik van Eeden
Frederik van Eeden, Dutch psychiatrist and author (d. 1932)


Peter Hartley (footballer)
Peter Hartley, English footballer


Catherine Spaak
Catherine Spaak, French actress


Anne Lister
Anne Lister, English diarist, mountaineer, and traveller (d.1840)


Dee Murray
Dee Murray, English bass player (d. 1992)


Adam Gussow
Adam Gussow, American scholar, musician, and memoirist


Sandrine Testud
Sandrine Testud, French tennis player


Robert Sink
Robert Sink, American general (d. 1965)


Jay Bruce
Jay Bruce, American baseball player


Yuliya Yefimova
Yuliya Yefimova, Russian swimmer


Iain Fyfe
Iain Fyfe, Australian footballer


Brent Gilchrist
Brent Gilchrist, Canadian ice hockey player


Mario Lavista
Mario Lavista, Mexican composer


Poul Schlüter
Poul Schlüter, Danish lawyer and politician, 37th Prime Minister of Denmark


Cyrus K. Holliday
Cyrus K. Holliday, American businessman (d. 1900)


Jamie Hewlett
Jamie Hewlett, English director and performer


Wesley A. Brown
Wesley A. Brown, American general and engineer (d. 2012)


Stephen Weiss
Stephen Weiss, Canadian ice hockey player


Annalisa Cucinotta
Annalisa Cucinotta, Italian cyclist


Marcus Brown
Marcus Brown, American basketball player


Jared Allen
Jared Allen, American football player


Louis Applebaum
Louis Applebaum, Canadian composer and conductor (d. 2000)


Helmut Kohl
Helmut Kohl, German politician, Chancellor of Germany (d. 2017)


Harold Vick
Harold Vick, American saxophonist and flute player (d. 1987)


Gabriel Jesus
Gabriel Jesus, Brazilian footballer


Tony Orlando
Tony Orlando, American singer


Ben Foster (footballer)
Ben Foster, English footballer


Swaminarayan, Indian religious leader (d. 1830)


Zez Confrey
Zez Confrey, American pianist and composer (d. 1971)


Ervin Drake
Ervin Drake, American songwriter and composer (d. 2015)


Peter Colman
Peter Colman, Australian biologist and academic


John Abernethy (surgeon)
John Abernethy, English surgeon and anatomist (d. 1831)


Romain Alessandrini
Romain Alessandrini, French footballer


Roza Shanina
Roza Shanina, Russian sergeant and sniper (d. 1945)


Alec Baldwin
Alec Baldwin, American actor, comedian, producer and television host


Washington Irving
Washington Irving, American short story writer, essayist, biographer, historian (d. 1859)


Doris Day
Doris Day, American singer and actress (d. 2019)


Jim Parker (American football)
Jim Parker, American football player (d. 2005)


Carlos Salinas de Gortari
Carlos Salinas de Gortari, Mexican economist and politician, 53rd President of Mexico (1998-1994)


Tomoaki Kanemoto
Tomoaki Kanemoto, Japanese baseball player


Jari-Matti Latvala
Jari-Matti Latvala, Finnish race car driver


Jimmy McGriff
Jimmy McGriff, American organist and bandleader (d. 2008)


Kam Chancellor
Kam Chancellor, American football player


Emmanuel Collard
Emmanuel Collard, French race car driver


Tomáš Ba?a
Tomáš Ba?a, Czech businessman, founded Bata Shoes (d. 1932)


Madison Brengle
Madison Brengle, American tennis player


Matthew Goode
Matthew Goode, English actor


Rodney Hampton
Rodney Hampton, American football player


Miguel Bosé
Miguel Bosé, Spanish musician and actor


William M. Tweed
William M. Tweed, American politician (d. 1878)


Bud Fisher
Bud Fisher, American cartoonist (d. 1954)


Stephanie Cox
Stephanie Cox, American soccer player


Jason Kipnis
Jason Kipnis, American baseball player


Elisabetta Brusa
Elisabetta Brusa, Italian composer


Pierre Bretonneau
Pierre Bretonneau, French doctor who performed the first successful tracheotomy (d. 1862)


Martyn Rooney
Martyn Rooney, English sprinter


Adam Scott (actor)
Adam Scott, American actor


?hsan Do?ramac?
?hsan Do?ramac?, Turkish physician and academic (d. 2010)


Alcide De Gasperi
Alcide De Gasperi, Italian journalist and politician, 30th Prime Minister of Italy (d. 1954)


Bernie Parent
Bernie Parent, Canadian ice hockey player and coach


Mitch Woods
Mitch Woods, American singer-songwriter and pianist


Aaron Bertram
Aaron Bertram, American trumpet player


Theodoros Kolokotronis
Theodoros Kolokotronis, Greek general (d. 1843)


Eddie Murphy
Eddie Murphy, American actor and comedian


Mary Anderson (actress, born 1918)
Mary Anderson, American actress (d. 2014)


Megan Rohrer
Megan Rohrer, American pastor and transgender activist


Sotiris Ninis
Sotiris Ninis, Greek footballer


Anders Eliasson
Anders Eliasson, Swedish composer (d. 2013)


Annette Dolphin
Annette Dolphin, British academician and educator


Marsha Mason
Marsha Mason, American actress


David Hyde Pierce
David Hyde Pierce, American actor and activist


Sandra Boynton
Sandra Boynton, American author and illustrator


Michael Olowokandi
Michael Olowokandi, Nigerian-American basketball player


Jonathan Blondel
Jonathan Blondel, Belgian footballer


Hanna Suchocka
Hanna Suchocka, Polish lawyer and politician, 5th Prime Minister of Poland


Jaya Prada
Jaya Prada, Indian actress and politician


Nigel Farage
Nigel Farage, English politician


Arjen Anthony Lucassen
Arjen Anthony Lucassen, Dutch singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer


Henry Luce
Henry Luce, American publisher, co-founded Time Magazine (d. 1967)


Mary Carpenter
Mary Carpenter, English educational and social reformer (d. 1877)


Bjarne Riis
Bjarne Riis, Danish cyclist and manager


Yoshinobu Takahashi
Yoshinobu Takahashi, Japanese baseball player


Cristi Puiu
Cristi Puiu, Romanian director and screenwriter


Jacob Gaudaur
Jacob Gaudaur, Canadian rower (d. 1937)


William Watson (scientist)
William Watson, English physician, physicist, and botanist (d. 1787)


Rachel Bloom
Rachel Bloom, American actress, writer, and producer


DeShawn Stevenson
DeShawn Stevenson, American basketball player


Sally Rand
Sally Rand, American dancer (d. 1979)


Jennie Garth
Jennie Garth, American actress and director


Edward Everett Hale
Edward Everett Hale, American minister, historian, and author (d. 1909)


George Edwards (naturalist)
George Edwards, English ornithologist and entomologist (d. 1773)


Hayley Kiyoko
Hayley Kiyoko, American actress and singer


Leona Lewis
Leona Lewis, English singer-songwriter and producer


Thomas C. Kinkaid
Thomas C. Kinkaid, American admiral (d. 1972)


Mike Ness
Mike Ness, American singer-songwriter and guitarist


Julie Sokolow
Julie Sokolow, American singer-songwriter and guitarist


Nicolas Escudé
Nicolas Escudé, French tennis player


Yoshibayama Junnosuke
Yoshibayama Junnosuke, Japanese sumo wrestler, the 43rd Yokozuna (d. 1977)


William Bast
William Bast, American screenwriter and author (d. 2015)


Christian Günther von Bernstorff
Christian Günther von Bernstorff, Danish-Prussian politician and diplomat (d. 1835)


Wakanohana Kanji II
Wakanohana Kanji II, Japanese sumo wrestler, the 56th Yokozuna


Karim Ansarifard
Karim Ansarifard, Iranian footballer


Jan Sterling
Jan Sterling, American actress (d. 2004)


Simone Benedetti
Simone Benedetti, Italian footballer


Cobie Smulders
Cobie Smulders, Canadian actress


Igor Svyatoslavich
Igor Svyatoslavich, Russian prince (d. 1202)


Russel Wright
Russel Wright, American furniture designer (d. 1976)


James Smith (boxer)
James Smith, American boxer


George Derby
George Derby, American lieutenant and journalist (d. 1861)


Marie-Victorin Kirouac
Marie-Victorin Kirouac, Canadian botanist and academic (d. 1944)


Mistinguett, French actress and singer (d. 1956)


Ray Getliffe
Ray Getliffe, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 2008)


Cat Cora
Cat Cora, American chef and author


George Jessel (actor)
George Jessel, American actor, singer, and producer (d. 1981)


Tommy Haas
Tommy Haas, German-American tennis player


Ulric Dahlgren
Ulric Dahlgren, American colonel (d. 1864)


Mark Skaife
Mark Skaife, Australian race car driver and sportscaster


Alexander Macomb (general)
Alexander Macomb, American general (d. 1841)


Valentin Rathgeber
Valentin Rathgeber, German organist and composer (d. 1750)


Earl Lloyd
Earl Lloyd, American basketball player and coach (d. 2015)


Otto Weininger
Otto Weininger, Jewish-Austrian philosopher and author (d. 1903)


Jay Weatherill
Jay Weatherill, Australian politician, 45th Premier of South Australia


Charles V, Duke of Lorraine
Charles V, duke of Lorraine (d. 1690)


Alessandro Stradella
Alessandro Stradella, Italian composer (d. 1682)


Lance Storm
Lance Storm, Canadian wrestler and trainer


Camille Chamoun
Camille Chamoun, Lebanese lawyer and politician, 7th President of Lebanon (d. 1987)


Billy Joe Royal
Billy Joe Royal, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2015)


Israel Folau
Israel Folau, Australian rugby player and footballer


Koji Uehara
Koji Uehara, Japanese baseball player


Tony Benn
Tony Benn, English pilot and politician, Secretary of State for Industry (d. 2014)


Stanis?awa Walasiewicz
Stanis?awa Walasiewicz, Polish-American runner (d. 1980)


Per Borten
Per Borten, Norwegian politician, 18th Prime Minister of Norway (d. 2005)


Sam Manekshaw
Sam Manekshaw, Indian field marshal (d. 2008)


Ben Mendelsohn
Ben Mendelsohn, Australian actor


Herb Caen
Herb Caen, American journalist and author (d. 1997)


K. Krishnasamy
K. Krishnasamy, Indian physician and politician


Bob Dornan
Bob Dornan, American politician


Wayne Newton
Wayne Newton, American singer


Wally Moon
Wally Moon, American baseball player and coach (d. 2018)


Kodi Nikorima
Kodi Nikorima, New Zealand rugby league player


Amanda Bynes
Amanda Bynes, American actress


Sebastian Bach
Sebastian Bach, Bahamian-Canadian singer-songwriter and actor


Mayo Hibi
Mayo Hibi, Japanese tennis player


Arturo Prat
Arturo Prat, Chilean lawyer and captain (d. 1879)


Don Gibson
Don Gibson, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2003)


Simon Black
Simon Black, Australian footballer and coach


Margaret Anglin
Margaret Anglin, Canadian actress, director, and producer (d. 1958)


Brendan Barber
Brendan Barber, English trade union leader


Jane Goodall
Jane Goodall, English primatologist and anthropologist


Claire Perry
Claire Perry, English banker and politician


Hans-Georg Schwarzenbeck
Hans-Georg Schwarzenbeck, German footballer


Arlette Cousture
Arlette Cousture, Canadian author and screenwriter


Jan and Dean
Jan Berry, American singer-songwriter (d. 2004)


Richard Manuel
Richard Manuel, Canadian singer-songwriter and pianist (d. 1986)


Charles Wilkes
Charles Wilkes, American admiral, geographer, and explorer (d.1877)


Marco Ballotta
Marco Ballotta, Italian footballer and manager


St John Philby
St John Philby, English colonial and explorer (d. 1960)


A. C. Grayling
A. C. Grayling, English philosopher and academic


John III of Egmont
John III of Egmont, Dutch nobleman (d. 1516)


Brandon Graham
Brandon Graham, American football player


Yileen Gordon
Yileen Gordon, Australian rugby league player


Gus Grissom
Gus Grissom, American colonel, pilot, and astronaut (d. 1967)


?tori Tanigor?
?tori Tanigor?, Japanese sumo wrestler, the 24th Yokozuna (d. 1956)


Aries Spears
Aries Spears, American comedian and actor


Lorenzo Snow
Lorenzo Snow, American religious leader, 5th President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (d. 1901)


Thisara Perera
Thisara Perera, Sri Lankan cricketer


Paris Jackson, American actress, model and singer
Pape Moussa Konaté, Senegalese footballer
Stanislav Engovatov, Russian footballer
Sergio Sánchez Ortega, Spanish footballer
Andrei Lodis, Belarusian footballer
John Smit, South African rugby player
Shawn Bates, American ice hockey player
Lee Williams, Welsh model and actor
Drew Shirley, American guitarist and songwriter
Nilesh Kulkarni, Indian cricketer
Catherine McCormack, English actress
Peter Matera, Australian footballer and coach
Charlotte Coleman, English actress (d. 2001)
Pervis Ellison, American basketball player
John de Vries, Australian race car driver
Nazia Hassan, Pakistani pop singer-songwriter, lawyer and social activist (d. 2000)
Andy Robinson, English rugby player and coach
Criss Oliva, American guitarist and songwriter (d. 1993)
Ricky Nixon, Australian footballer and manager
Les Davidson, Australian rugby league player
Dave Miley, American baseball player and manager
Tim Crews, American baseball player (d. 1993)
Francesca Woodman, Jewish-American photographer (d. 1981)
Ray Combs, American game show host (d. 1996)
Boris Miljkovi?, Serbian director and producer
Kalle Kulbok, Estonian politician
Craig Taubman, American singer-songwriter and producer
Mike Moore, American lawyer and politician
Indrajit Coomaraswamy, Sri Lankan cricketer and economist
Lyle Alzado, American football player and actor (d. 1992)
Nicholas Jones, English actor
Doon Arbus, American author and journalist
Hikaru Saeki, Japanese admiral, the first female star officer of the Japan Self-Defense Forces
Jonathan Lynn, English actor, director, and screenwriter
Philippé Wynne, American soul singer (d. 1984)
Paul Craig Roberts, American economist and politician
Hawk Taylor, American baseball player and coach (d. 2012)
François de Roubaix, French composer (d. 1975)
Phil Rodgers, American golfer (d. 2018)
Jeff Barry, American singer-songwriter, and producer
Pamela Allen, New Zealand children's writer and illustrator
Rod Funseth, American golfer (d. 1985)
Mario Benjamín Menéndez, Argentinian general and politician (d. 2015)
Fazlur Khan, Bangladeshi engineer and architect, co-designed the Willis Tower and John Hancock Center (d. 1982)
Jennifer Paterson, English chef and television personality (d. 1999)
Emmett Johns, Canadian priest, founded Dans la Rue (d. 2018)
Alex Grammas, American baseball player, manager, and coach
Daniel Hoffman, American poet and academic (d. 2013)
Yevhen Bulanchyk, Ukrainian hurdler (d. 1996)
Robert Karvelas, American actor (d. 1991)
Stan Freeman, American composer and conductor (d. 2001)
Clairette Oddera, French-Canadian actress and singer (d. 2008)
Louis Guglielmi, Catalan composer (d. 1991)
Cliff Gladwin, English cricketer (d. 1988)
Grigoris Lambrakis, Greek physician and politician (d. 1963)
Dorothy Eden, New Zealand-English author (d. 1982)
Michael Woodruff, English-Scottish surgeon and academic (d. 2001)
Nanette Bordeaux, Canadian-American actress (d. 1956)
Ted Hook, Australian public servant (d. 1990)
Kamaladevi Chattopadhyay, Indian social reformer and freedom fighter (d. 1988)
Albert Walsh, Canadian lawyer and politician, 1st Lieutenant Governor of Newfoundland (d. 1958)
David Jack, English footballer and manager (d. 1958)
Thrasyvoulos Tsakalotos, Greek general (d. 1989)
Joe Kirkwood Sr., Australian golfer (d. 1970)
Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Italian-American composer and educator (d. 1968)
Leslie Howard, English actor (d. 1943)
Grigora? Dinicu, Romanian violinist and composer (d. 1949)
Neville Cardus, English author and critic (d. 1975)
Dooley Wilson, American actor and singer (d. 1953)
Philippe Desranleau, Canadian archbishop (d. 1952)
Emil Kellenberger, Swiss target shooter (d. 1943)
Michael Neander, German mathematician and astronomer (d. 1581)
Xing Zong, Chinese emperor (d. 1055)