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History Births on March 02

Nelson Ned
Nelson Ned, Brazilian singer-songwriter (d. 2014)


Cornelis Speelman
Cornelis Speelman, Governor-General of the Dutch East Indies (d. 1684)


Bed?ich Smetana
Bed?ich Smetana, Czech pianist and composer (d. 1884)


Bill Quackenbush
Bill Quackenbush, Canadian-American ice hockey player and coach (d. 1999)


James Purnell
James Purnell, English politician, Secretary of State for Work and Pensions


Jeff Kennett
Jeff Kennett, Australian journalist and politician, 43rd Premier of Victoria


Ken Salazar
Ken Salazar, American lawyer and politician, 50th United States Secretary of the Interior


Mark Evans (musician)
Mark Evans, Australian rock bass player


Bryce Dallas Howard
Bryce Dallas Howard, American actress


Dejan Bodiroga
Dejan Bodiroga, Serbian basketball player


Toby Alderweireld
Toby Alderweireld, Belgian footballer


Laura Kaeppeler
Laura Kaeppeler, Miss America 2012


Karen Carpenter
Karen Carpenter, American singer (d. 1983)


Lou Reed
Lou Reed, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, producer, and actor (d. 2013)


Paul Farrelly
Paul Farrelly, English journalist and politician


Malcolm Butler
Malcolm Butler, American football player


Sam Houston
Sam Houston, American soldier and politician, 1st President of the Republic of Texas (d. 1863)


Anthony Albanese
Anthony Albanese, Australian politician, 15th Deputy Prime Minister of Australia


John Jay Chapman
John Jay Chapman, American lawyer, author, and poet (d. 1933)


Dominique Canty
Dominique Canty, American basketball player and coach


Dr. Seuss
Dr. Seuss, American children's book writer, poet, and illustrator (d. 1991)


Rauno Alliku
Rauno Alliku, Estonian footballer


Ian Woosnam
Ian Woosnam, English-Welsh golfer


Gabriele Tarquini
Gabriele Tarquini, Italian race car driver


Nicholas Pocock
Nicholas Pocock, English naval painter (d.1821)


Mauricio Pochettino
Mauricio Pochettino, Argentinian footballer and manager


Simone Young
Simone Young, Australian conductor, director, and composer


Susanna M. Salter
Susanna M. Salter, American activist and politician (d. 1961)


Geert Arend Roorda
Geert Arend Roorda, Dutch footballer


Tamara Toumanova
Tamara Toumanova, American ballerina and actress (d. 1996)


William Murray, 1st Earl of Mansfield
William Murray, 1st Earl of Mansfield, Scottish lawyer, judge, and politician, Chancellor of the Exchequer (d. 1793)


Franz von Sickingen
Franz von Sickingen, German knight (d. 1523)


Johannes Engel
Johannes Engel, German doctor, astronomer and astrologer (d. 1512)


Ben Roethlisberger
Ben Roethlisberger, American football player


Dave Strack
Dave Strack, American basketball player and coach (d. 2014)


Laird Hamilton
Laird Hamilton, American surfer and actor


Chris Barker
Chris Barker, English footballer and manager


Brendan O'Connor (politician)
Brendan O'Connor, Australian politician, Australian Minister for Employment


Matthew Mitcham
Matthew Mitcham, Australian diver


Abdelaziz Bouteflika
Abdelaziz Bouteflika, Algerian soldier and politician, 5th President of Algeria


Laraine Newman
Laraine Newman, American actress and comedian


Louis-Gabriel Suchet
Louis-Gabriel Suchet, French general (d. 1826)


Ron Gant
Ron Gant, American baseball player and journalist


John Cowsill
John Cowsill, American musician, songwriter, and producer


Lance Cade
Lance Cade, American wrestler (d. 2010)


Mark Evanier
Mark Evanier, American author and screenwriter


János Arany
János Arany, Hungarian journalist and poet (d. 1882)


Mir-Hossein Mousavi
Mir-Hossein Mousavi, Iranian architect and politician, 79th Prime Minister of Iran


Pope Pius XII
Pope Pius XII (d. 1958)


Emma Penella
Emma Penella, Spanish actress (d. 2007)


Gun Hägglund
Gun Hägglund, Swedish journalist and translator (d. 2011)


Edward Condon
Edward Condon, American physicist and academic (d. 1974)


David Satcher
David Satcher, American admiral and physician, 16th Surgeon General of the United States


George Sandys
George Sandys, English traveller, colonist and poet (d. 1644)


Carl Jacobsen
Carl Jacobsen, Danish brewer, art collector, and philanthropist (d. 1914)


Jay McClement
Jay McClement, Canadian ice hockey player


Tom Nordlie
Tom Nordlie, Norwegian footballer and coach


Basil Hume
Basil Hume, English cardinal (d. 1999)


Benedict of Nursia
Benedict of Nursia, Italian Christian saint (d. 543 or 547)


Robert H. Michel
Robert H. Michel, American soldier and politician (d. 2017)


Reggie Bush
Reggie Bush, American football player


Robert Williams (artist)
Robert Williams, American painter and cartoonist


Prince Oscar, Duke of Skåne
Prince Oscar, duke of Skåne and prince of Sweden


Hayley Lewis
Hayley Lewis, Australian swimmer and television host


Hossein Dehghan
Hossein Dehghan, Iranian general and politician, Iranian Minister of Defense


Dale Bozzio
Dale Bozzio, American pop-rock singer-songwriter


Thomas Bodley
Thomas Bodley, English diplomat and scholar, founded the Bodleian Library (d. 1613)


Ryan Shannon
Ryan Shannon, American ice hockey player


Desi Arnaz
Desi Arnaz, Cuban-American actor, singer, and producer (d. 1986)


William Kissam Vanderbilt II
William Kissam Vanderbilt II, American sailor and race car driver (d. 1944)


Raimo Summanen
Raimo Summanen, Finnish ice hockey player and coach


Ricardo Lagos
Ricardo Lagos, Chilean economist, lawyer, and politician, 33rd President of Chile


Multatuli, Dutch writer (d. 1887)


John Burton (diplomat)
John Burton, Australian public servant and diplomat, Australian High Commissioner to Ceylon (d. 2010)


Tom Wolfe
Tom Wolfe, American journalist and author (d. 2018)


Jim Konstanty
Jim Konstanty, American baseball player and coach (d. 1976)


Mel Ott
Mel Ott, American baseball player, manager, and sportscaster (d. 1958)


Robert Means Thompson
Robert Means Thompson, American commander, lawyer, and businessman (d. 1930)


Henrik Lundqvist
Henrik Lundqvist, Swedish ice hockey player


Roger Walkowiak
Roger Walkowiak, French cyclist and economist (d. 2017)


Mort Cooper
Mort Cooper, American baseball player (d. 1958)


Gene Stallings
Gene Stallings, American football player and coach


Cal Abrams
Cal Abrams, American baseball player (d. 1997)


Jonas Jerebko
Jonas Jerebko, Swedish basketball player


Ange-Freddy Plumain
Ange-Freddy Plumain, French footballer


Jim Troughton
Jim Troughton, English cricketer


Godfried Bomans
Godfried Bomans, Dutch television host and author (d. 1971)


Peter Straub
Peter Straub, American author and poet


Camille Desmoulins
Camille Desmoulins, French journalist and politician (d. 1794)


Daniel Craig
Daniel Craig, English actor and producer


Jack Stockwell
Jack Stockwell, Australian rugby league player


Lisandro López
Lisandro López, Argentinian footballer


Glen Perkins
Glen Perkins, American baseball player


Lembit Öpik
Lembit Öpik, Northern Irish politician


Pope Adrian VI
Pope Adrian VI (d. 1523)


Dito Tsintsadze
Dito Tsintsadze, Georgian film director and screenwriter


James Arthur
James Arthur, English singer-songwriter


Henry Billings Brown
Henry Billings Brown, American lawyer and judge (d. 1913)


Nick Franklin (baseball)
Nick Franklin, American baseball player


Chris Rainey
Chris Rainey, American football player


Alvin Youngblood Hart
Alvin Youngblood Hart, American singer and guitarist


Marc Blitzstein
Marc Blitzstein, American composer and songwriter (d. 1964)


Billy McNeill
Billy McNeill, Scottish footballer


Lawrence Payton
Lawrence Payton, American singer-songwriter and producer (d. 1997)


Damien Duff
Damien Duff, Irish footballer


Tiger Shroff
Tiger Shroff, Indian actor


Henry Katzman
Henry Katzman, American pianist, composer, and painter (d. 2001)


Larry Carlton
Larry Carlton, American guitarist and songwriter


Kurt Weill
Kurt Weill, German-American pianist and composer (d. 1950)


Shane Vereen
Shane Vereen, American football player


Method Man
Method Man, American rapper, record producer and actor


Édgar Andrade
Édgar Andrade, Mexican footballer


Kurt Grelling
Kurt Grelling, German logician and philosopher (d. 1942)


Robert II of Scotland
Robert II of Scotland (d. 1390)


Bernard Agré
Bernard Agré, Ivorian cardinal (d. 2014)


Ciriaco Sforza
Ciriaco Sforza, Swiss footballer and manager


Countess Palatine Margaret of Mosbach
Countess Palatine Margaret of Mosbach, countess consort of Hanau (d. 1457)


Andrew Strauss
Andrew Strauss, South African-English cricketer


Kevin Kurányi
Kevin Kurányi, German footballer


Carl Schurz
Carl Schurz, German-American general, lawyer, and politician, 13th United States Secretary of the Interior (d. 1906)


DeWitt Clinton
DeWitt Clinton, American lawyer and politician, 6th Governor of New York (d. 1828)


John Irving
John Irving, American novelist and screenwriter


Kazimierz Górski
Kazimierz Górski, Polish footballer and coach (d. 2006)


Tomáš Kaberle
Tomáš Kaberle, Czech ice hockey player


Yevgeny Baratynsky
Yevgeny Baratynsky, Russian-Italian poet and philosopher (d. 1844)


Kevin Curren
Kevin Curren, South African-American tennis player


Murray Rothbard
Murray Rothbard, American economist and historian (d. 1995)


Moe Berg
Moe Berg, American baseball player and spy (d. 1972)


Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, American saxophonist (d. 1986)


Simon Reevell
Simon Reevell, English lawyer and politician


Alexander Bullock
Alexander Bullock, American lawyer and politician, 26th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1882)


Jonathan D'Aversa
Jonathan D'Aversa, Canadian ice hockey player


Sholem Aleichem
Sholem Aleichem, Ukrainian-American author and playwright (d. 1916)


Marcel Hirscher
Marcel Hirscher, Austrian skier


Marie Roze
Marie Roze, French soprano (d. 1926)


Russ Feingold
Russ Feingold, American lawyer and politician


Larry Stewart (singer)
Larry Stewart, American singer-songwriter and guitarist


Jon Bon Jovi
Jon Bon Jovi, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, producer, and actor


Joel Roberts Poinsett
Joel Roberts Poinsett, American physician and politician, 15th United States Secretary of War (d. 1851)


Mikhail Gorbachev
Mikhail Gorbachev, Russian lawyer and politician, President of the Soviet Union, Nobel Prize laureate


Hailey Dawson
Hailey Dawson, American girl with 3D-printed robotic hand


Chris Woakes
Chris Woakes, English cricketer


Ann Leckie
Ann Leckie, American author


Harry Redknapp
Harry Redknapp, English footballer and manager


Rebel Wilson
Rebel Wilson, Australian actress and screenwriter


Walter Bruch
Walter Bruch, German engineer (d. 1990)


Wibi Soerjadi
Wibi Soerjadi, Dutch pianist and composer


Josh McGuire
Josh McGuire, Australian rugby league player


Jennifer Jones
Jennifer Jones, American actress (d. 2009)


Suso Santana
Suso Santana, Spanish footballer


Carmen Lawrence
Carmen Lawrence, Australian politician, 25th Premier of Western Australia


Rory Gallagher
Rory Gallagher, Irish singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (d. 1995)


Corey Webster
Corey Webster, American football player


Becky G
Becky G, American singer and actress


John Tusa
John Tusa, Czech-English journalist and academic


Chris Martin
Chris Martin, English singer-songwriter and producer


Pope Leo XIII
Pope Leo XIII (d. 1903)


André Bernardes Santos, Portuguese footballer
Alemão, Brazilian footballer
Deuce, American singer-songwriter and producer
Nicky Weaver, English footballer
Lee Hodges, English footballer and manager
Gabby Eigenmann, Filipino actor and singer
Stephen Parry, English swimmer and sportscaster
Daryl Gibson, New Zealand rugby player
Trevor Sinclair, English footballer and manager
Dave Gorman, English comedian, author and television presenter
Mike Von Erich, American wrestler (d. 1987)
Mark Dean, American inventor and computer engineer
Steve Small, Australian cricketer
Jay Osmond, American singer, drummer, actor, and TV/film producer
Ed Johnstone, Canadian ice hockey player and coach
Derek Watkins, English trumpet player and composer (d. 2013)
George Layton, English actor, director, and screenwriter
Derek Woodley, English footballer (d. 2002)
Claude Larose, Canadian ice hockey player and coach
John Cornell, Australian actor, director, and producer
Jan Howard Finder, American author and academic (d. 2013)
Clark Gesner, American author and composer (d. 2002)
Haroon Ahmed, Pakistani-English engineer and academic
Dottie Rambo, American singer-songwriter (d. 2008)
John Cullum, American actor and singer
Renos Apostolidis, Greek philologist, author, and critic (d. 2004)
Frances Spence, American computer programmer (d. 2012)
Ernst Haas, Austrian-American photographer and journalist (d. 1986)
Eddie Lawrence, American actor, singer, and playwright (d. 2014)
David Goodis, American author and screenwriter (d. 1967)
Martin Ritt, American actor and film director (d. 1990)
Geoffrey Grigson, English poet and critic (d. 1985)
Grete Hermann, German mathematician and philosopher (d. 1984)
Willis H. O'Brien, American animator and director (d. 1962)
Carlo Gimach, Maltese architect, engineer and poet (d. 1730)
Jean II, Duke of Alençon (d. 1476)