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Notable Birthdays on September 3rd

1856Louis Sullivan, Boston Massachusetts, American architect (father of skyscrapers)

1965Charlie Sheen, [Carlos Estavez], NYC, actor (Wall St, Platoon)

1986Shaun White, San Diego, California, snowboarder (Olympic gold - 2006, 2010)

1905Carl David Anderson, NYC, physicist (1936 Nobel Prize for physics), (d. 1991)

September 3rd Birthdays
Date Event
1034
Emperor Go-Sanjō of Japan (d. 1073) 
1499
Diane de Poitiers, mistress of Henry II of France (d. 1566) 
1568
Adriano Banchieri, composer 
1596
Nicolo Amati, Italy, violin maker (Stradivari & Guarneri) 
1600
Dirck Graswinckel, Dutch States-General court clerk 
1608
Pieter Stockmans, Flemish chairman of military 
1675
Paul Dudley, Attorney-General of Massachusetts (d. 1751) 
1693
Charles Radclyffe, British politician (d. 1746) 
1695
Pietro Antonio Locatelli, Italian violinist/composer 
1703
Johan-Theodoor van Bayern, prince-bishop of Luik/cardinal 
1710
Abraham Trembley, Swiss naturalist (d. 1784) 
1719
Ferdinand Zellbell, composer 
1724
Guy Carleton, 1st Baron Dorchester, British soldier and Governor of Quebec (d. 1808) 
1757
Charles X, Versailles France, Duke of Prussia 
1778
Jean Nicolas Auguste Kreutzer, composer 
1781
Eugène de Beauharnais, son of Josephine de Beauharnais (d. 1824) 
1789
Ludvig Anton Edmund Passy, composer 
1803
Alexander L'vovich Gurilyov, composer 
1803
Prudence Crandall, founder (School for "young ladies of colour") 
1810
Paul Kane, Canadian painter (d. 1871) 
1811
John Humphrey Noyes, Vt, found Oneida Community (Perfectionists) 
1820
George Hearst, American businessman and father of William Randolph Hearst (d. 1891) 
1825
Armistead Lindsay Long, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1891 
1825
William Wallace Burns, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1892 
1835
William Gaston Lewis, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1901 
1840
Jacob Fabricius, composer 
1841
Tom Emmett, England cricketer (d. 1904) 
1849
Sarah Orne Jewett, Maine, author (Country of the Pointed Firs) 
1851
Olga Konstantinovna of Russia, Queen of Greece (d. 1926) 
1856
Louis Sullivan, Boston Massachusetts, American architect (father of skyscrapers) 
1859
AAJ Jean Jaurès, French socialist (L'Humanité, Les Preuves) 
1860
Edward Albert Filene, merchant, established US credit union movement 
1864
Hale Ascher VanderCook, composer 
1865
Wilhelm Bousset, German theologist/historian 
1875
Ferdinand Porsche, German car inventor (Porsche, Volkswagen) 
1882
Johnny Douglas, England cricketer and boxer (d. 1930) 
1887
Frank Christian, American musician (d. 1973) 
1889
Cecil Weston, South Africa, actor (Dude Ranch, Huckleberry Finn) 
1890
J Patrick O'Malley, Forest City PA, actress (Courage of Black Beauty) 
1891
Bessie Annie Elizabeth Delany, dentist writer 
1893
Florrie Rodrigo, Dutch dancer/choreography/teacher (Schepelingen) 
1897
Cecil Parker, Hastings England, actor (Indiscreet, Tale of 2 Cities) 
1897
Francisco Paolo Mignone, composer 
1897
Sally Benson, American writer (d. 1972) 
1900
Urho K Kekkonen, premier/president Finland (1956-81) 
1901
Eduard A van Beinum, Dutch musician/conductor 
1902
Mantan Moreland, Monroe LA, comedian (Charlie Chan, Spirit of Youth) 
1903
Willem Kooiman, Dutch theologist/church historian 
1905
Carl David Anderson, NYC, physicist (1936 Nobel Prize for physics), (d. 1991) 
1905
Robert Ruthenfranz, composer 
1907
Andrew Brewin, Canada, lawyer/cofound New Democratic Party 
1907
Loren Eiseley, professor of Anthropology (Animal Secrets) 
1908
Lev Semenovich Pontryagin, Russian mathematician (d. 1988) 
1910
Dorothy Maynor, Norfolk Va, soprano/founder (Harlem School of Arts) 
1910
Kitty Carlisle, American actress and television personality (d. 2007) 
1911
Bernard Mammes, American cyclist (d. 2000) 
1913
Alan Ladd, Hot Springs AR, actor (Shane, Carpetbaggers) 
1914
Kitty Carlisle Hart, New Orleans La, actress (Animal Crackers) 
1914
Dixy Lee Ray, American politician (d. 1994) 
1915
Abel Ehrlich, composer 
1915
Knut Nystedt, composer 
1916
Memphis Slim, [Peter Chatman], rocker 
1917
Eddie "Brat" Stanky, Phil Rizzuto's nemisis/2nd baseman (Dodgers) 
1917
Peter Winter, naval commander 
1918
Helen Wagner, Lubbock Tx, actress (Nancy-As The World Turns) 
1921
Marguerite Higgins, American reporter and war correspondent, Pulitzer prize winner (d. 1966) 
1921
Thurston Dart, English harpsichordist and conductor (d. 1971) 
1922
Rosendo Ejercito Santos, composer 
1923
Mort Walker, cartoonist (Beetle Bailey, Hi & Lois) 
1923
Terry Wilson, California, actor (Bill-Wagon Train) 
1925
Bengt Lindström, Swedish artist (d. 2008) 
1925
Shoista Mullodzhanova, Shashmakom singer 
1925
Hank Thompson, American singer (d. 2007) 
1926
Alison Lurie, US, novelist (War Between the Tates) 
1926
Anne Jackson, Penn, actress (Dirty Dingus Magee, Angel Levine) 
1926
Bill Flemming, sportscaster (ABC's Wide World of Sports) 
1926
Irene Papas, Corinth Greece, Greek actress (Zorba the Greek, Attila The Hun) 
1926
Joe Kolter, (Rep-D-PA, 1983- ) 
1926
John R[obert] Jones, US, sci-fi author (White Regiment, Lizard War) 
1928
Gaston Thorn, President of the European Commission(d. 2007) 
1929
Carlo Clerici, Swiss cyclist (d. 2007) 
1929
Whitey Bulger [James Joseph Bulger Jr.], Boston Massachusetts, American gangster 
1930
Cherry Barbara Grimm, [Lockett], NZ, sci-fi author (Nearest Fire) 
1930
Haty Tegelaar-Boonacker, Dutch 2nd chamber member (CDA) 
1931
Dick Motta, NBA coach (856 wins, Its not over 'til the fat lady sings) 
1931
Rudolf Kelterborn, composer 
1931
Albert DeSalvo, The Boston Strangler (d. 1973) 
1932
Richard Tyler, NYC, actor (Henry Aldrich-Aldrich Family) 
1932
Eileen Brennan, Los Angeles, California, American actress (Laugh-In, Pvt Benjamin), (d. 2013) 
1933
Roland Kayn, composer 
1933
Tompall Glaser, Spalding Neb, singer (Glaser Bros-Getting to Me Again), (d. 2013) 
1934
Xavier Darasse, composer 
1934
Freddie King, Gilmer Tx, blues singer (Hideaway) 
1935
Otto Ketting, trumpeter/composer (Passacaglia) 
1936
John W Olver, (Rep-D-Massachusetts) 
1936
Zine al-Abidine Ben Ami, general/president of Tunisia (1987- ) 
1938
Caryl Churchill, English playwright 
1938
Ryoji Noyori, Japanese chemist, Nobel Prize laureate 
1940
Pauline Collins, London England, actress (Shirley Valentine) 
1940
Eduardo Galeano, Uruguayan journalist 
1941
Sergei Dovlatov, Russian writer (d. 1990) 
1942
Al Jardine, Lima Oh, guitarist/singer (Beach Boys-Surfin, In My Room) 
1942
John Shrapnel, English actor 
1943
Dave Eichelberger, Waco TX, PGA golfer (1971 Greater Milwaukee Open) 
1943
Don Brewer, rocker 
1943
Michael D Barnes, (Rep-D-MD, 1979-86) 
1943
Mick Farren, UK, sci-fi author (Synaptic Manhunt, Citizen Phaid) 
1943
Valerie Perrine, Galveston, Texas, American actress and model (Steam Bath, Superman, Lenny) 
1943
Frank Lister, English footballer 
1944
Gary Leeds, Glendale Ca, rocker (Walker Brothers) 
1944
Sherwood C "Woody" Spring, Hartford Ct, Col USA/astronaut (STS 61B) 
1945
George Biondo, rocker (Steppenwolf) 
1945
Mike Harrison, keyboardist (Spooky Tooth-It's All About) 
1946
Peter Morris, historian of France 
1947
Eric Bell, rock guitarist (Thin Lizzy Belfast, N Ireland 
1947
Michael Huffington, US oil millionaire (Rep-R-California, 1992-94) 
1947
Kjell Magne Bondevik, Norwegian politician 
1948
Donald Brewer, Flint Mich, rock drummer (Grand Funk Railroad) 
1948
Minouche Janmaat-Abee, Dutch MP (CDA) 
1948
Ronald W Harris, Canton Oh, lightweight boxer (Olympic-gold-1968) 
1948
Tara Oedayraj Singh Varma, 1st black woman in Dutch 2nd Chamber 
1948
Levy Mwanawasa - Zambian Politician (d. 2008) 
1949
Patriarch Peter VII of Alexandria (d. 2004) 
1949
José Pekerman, Argentine football manager 
1950
Aaron Smith, rocker (Romeo Void) 
1950
Doug Pinnick, American bassist and singer (King's X) 
1953
Khabib Munir, Syria, cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-3 backup) 
1953
M H Habib, Syria, cosmonaut 
1953
Jean-Pierre Jeunet, French film director 
1955
Steve Jones, London, rock guitarist (Sex Pistols) 
1956
Hans-Georg Beyer, German DR, team handball player (Olympic-gold-1980) 
1956
Patrick McGeown, politician 
1957
Garth Ancier, American television executive 
1959
Merritt Butrick, American actor (d. 1989) 
1961
Brian Thomas Kamm, Rochester NY, PGA golfer (1994 Bell Canadian-6th) 
1961
Greg Petersen, Iowa City IA, Canadian Tour golfer (1993 Klondike-6th) 
1961
Rene Gonzales, Austin TX, infielder (Texas Rangers) 
1962
Dave Clark, Tupelo MS, outfielder (Pittsburgh Pirates) 
1962
Costas Mandylor, Australian-born actor 
1963
Eric Plunk, Wilmington CA, pitcher (Oakland A's, NY Yankees, Indians) 
1963
Mubarak Ghanim, UAE footballer 
1964
Ernest Givins, NFL wide receiver (Jacksonville Jaguars) 
1964
Glenn Joyner, Ferntree Gully VIC, Australasia golfer 
1964
Toshiyuki Sakai, hockey forward (Team Japan 1998) 
1964
Adam Curry, Internet entrepreneur 
1964
Spike Feresten, American television writer 
1964
Junaid Jamshed, Pakistani singer 
1964
Holt McCallany, American actor 
1965
Charlie Sheen, [Carlos Estavez], NYC, actor (Wall St, Platoon) 
1965
Maurizio Mansi, hockey forward (Team Italy 1998) 
1965
Todd Lewis, musician (Toadies) 
1966
Bennie Blades, NFL safety (Detroit Lions) 
1966
Pat Eilers, NFL safety (Chic Bears) 
1966
Shawn Daniels, CFL fullback (Saskatchewan Roughriders) 
1966
Vladimir Ryzhkov, Russian politician 
1967
Chris Gatling, NBA forward (NJ Nets) 
1967
Luis Gonzalez, Tampa Fla, outfielder (Chicago Cubs) 
1968
David Pichler, Butler Pa, diver (Olympics-6th-96) 
1968
Dawn Allinger, Salt Lake City UT, team handball back court (Oly-1996) 
1968
Matt Hamon, SF California, cyclist (Olympics-96) 
1968
Robert Bailey, NFL cornerback (Dallas Cowboys) 
1969
Noah Baumbach, Brooklyn, New York, writer, director and independent film maker (The Squid and the Whale) 
1969
Keith Traylor, NFL defensive tackle (KC Chiefs, Broncos-Super Bowl 32) 
1969
John Fugelsang, American actor 
1970
George Lynch, NBA forward (Vancouver Grizzlies) 
1970
Uzooma Okeke, CFL guard (Montreal Alouettes) 
1970
Jeremy Glick, American United Airlines Flight 93 passenger (d. 2001) 
1970
Gareth Southgate, English footballer 
1971
Chabeli Iglesias, Madrid Spain, daughter of Julio Iglesias 
1971
Glen Housman, Rockhampton QLD Aust, swimmer (Olympics-silv-92, 96) 
1971
Tonja Marie Christensen, Salt Lake City Utah, playmate (Nov, 1991) 
1971
Trevor St. John, American actor 
1972
Antonius Bonner, CFL defensive back (Toronto Argonauts) 
1972
Martin Straka, Pizen CZE, NHL forward (Team Czech Rep, Florida) 
1972
Roland Ramoser, hockey forward (Team Italy 1998) 
1972
Shim Eun-ha, South Korean actress 
1973
Brian Thure, NFL tackle (Washington Redskins) 
1973
Chen Hsiao-Fen, Miss Universe-Taiwan ROC (1996) 
1973
Damon Stoudamire, NBA guard (Toronto Raptors) 
1973
Joanette Kruger, Johannesburg South Africa, tennis star 
1973
Norihiko Hibino, Japanese composer 
1974
Rebecca Bailey, Christchurch NZ, cyclist (Olympics-96) 
1974
Sergei Yerkovich, hockey defenseman (Team Belarus 1998) 
1974
Clare Kramer, American actress 
1975
Ava Lovell, Miss Universe-Belize (1996) 
1975
Christobal Huet, hockey goalie (Team France 1998) 
1976
Ashley Jones, American actress 
1976
Jevon Kearse, American football player 
1976
Vivek Oberoi, Indian actor 
1977
Tami Tyler, Santa Clara California, dance skater (& Jonathan Nichols) 
1977
Rui Marques, Angolan footballer 
1977
Olof Mellberg, Swedish footballer 
1977
Nate Robertson, American baseball player 
1978
John Curtis, English footballer 
1978
Paul Moor, English ten-pin bowler 
1978
Michal Rozsival, Czech ice hockey player 
1978
Nick Wechsler, American actor 
1978
Valfar, Norwegian heavy metal vocalist/musician (Windir) (d. 2004) 
1979
Tomo Miličević, Croatian-born American musician (30 Seconds to Mars) 
1980
The B.G., American rapper 
1980
Daniel Ruben Bilos, Argentinian footballer 
1980
Cone McCaslin, Canadian bassist (Sum 41) 
1980
Jennie Finch, American softball player 
1981
Fearne Cotton, British television presenter 
1982
Andrew McMahon, American singer and songwriter 
1982
Kaori Natori, Japanese singer and model 
1983
Augusto Farfus, Brazilian racing driver 
1983
Nicky Hunt, English footballer 
1983
Marcus McCauley, American football player 
1983
Valdas Vasylius, Lithuanian basketball player 
1984
Garrett Hedlund, American actor 
1985
Scott Carson, English footballer 
1985
Kelvin Wilson, English footballer 
1986
Shaun White, San Diego, California, snowboarder (Olympic gold - 2006, 2010) 
1987
Chris Fountain, English actor 
1993
Rina Koike, Japanese junior idol 
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