February 3

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February 3 is the 34th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar; 331 days remain until the end of the year (332 in leap years).

Events

Pre-1600

1601–1900

1901–present

Births

Pre-1600

1601–1900

1901–present

  • 1903Douglas Douglas-Hamilton, 14th Duke of Hamilton, Scottish soldier, pilot, and politician (d. 1973)
  • 1904Pretty Boy Floyd, American gangster (d. 1934)
  • 1905Paul Ariste, Estonian linguist and academic (d. 1990)
  • 1905 – Arne Beurling, Swedish-American mathematician and academic (d. 1986)
  • 1906George Adamson, Indian-English author and activist (d. 1989)
  • 1907James A. Michener, American author and philanthropist (d. 1997)
  • 1909André Cayatte, French lawyer and director (d. 1989)
  • 1909 – Simone Weil, French mystic and philosopher (d. 1943)
  • 1911Jehan Alain, French organist and composer (d. 1940)
  • 1912Jacques Soustelle, French anthropologist and politician (d. 1990)
  • 1914Mary Carlisle, American actress, singer, and dancer (d. 2018)
  • 1915Johannes Kotkas, Estonian wrestler and hammer thrower (d. 1998)
  • 1917Shlomo Goren, Polish-Israeli rabbi and general (d. 1994)
  • 1918Joey Bishop, American actor and producer (d. 2007)
  • 1918 – Helen Stephens, American runner, baseball player, and manager (d. 1994)
  • 1920Russell Arms, American actor and singer (d. 2012)
  • 1920 – Tony Gaze, Australian race car driver and pilot (d. 2013)
  • 1920 – Henry Heimlich, American physician and author (d. 2016)
  • 1924E. P. Thompson, English historian and author (d. 1993)
  • 1924 – Martial Asselin, Canadian lawyer and politician, 25th Lieutenant Governor of Quebec (d. 2013)
  • 1925Shelley Berman, American actor and comedian (d. 2017)
  • 1925 – John Fiedler, American actor (d. 2005)
  • 1926Hans-Jochen Vogel, German lawyer and politician, 8th Mayor of Berlin (d. 2020)
  • 1927Kenneth Anger, American actor, director, and screenwriter
  • 1927 – Blas Ople, Filipino journalist and politician, 21st President of the Senate of the Philippines (d. 2003)[26]
  • 1933Paul Sarbanes, American lawyer and politician (d. 2020)
  • 1934Juan Carlos Calabró, Argentinian actor and screenwriter (d. 2013)
  • 1935Johnny "Guitar" Watson, American blues, soul, and funk singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 1996)[27]
  • 1936Elizabeth Peer, American journalist (d. 1984)
  • 1936 – Bob Simpson, Australian cricketer and coach
  • 1937Billy Meier, Swiss author and photographer
  • 1938Victor Buono, American actor (d. 1982)
  • 1938 – Emile Griffith, American boxer and trainer (d. 2013)
  • 1939Michael Cimino, American director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2016)[28]
  • 1940Fran Tarkenton, American football player and sportscaster
  • 1941Dory Funk, Jr., American wrestler and trainer
  • 1941 – Howard Phillips, American lawyer and politician (d. 2013)
  • 1943Blythe Danner, American actress
  • 1943 – Dennis Edwards, American soul/R&B singer (d. 2018)
  • 1943 – Eric Haydock, English bass player (d. 2019)
  • 1943 – Shawn Phillips, American-South African singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1945Johnny Cymbal, Scottish-American singer-songwriter and producer (d. 1993)
  • 1945 – Bob Griese, American football player and sportscaster
  • 1947Paul Auster, American novelist, essayist, and poet
  • 1947 – Dave Davies, English musician[29]
  • 1947 – Stephen McHattie, Canadian actor and director
  • 1948Henning Mankell, Swedish author and playwright (d. 2015)
  • 1949Jim Thorpe, American golfer
  • 1950Morgan Fairchild, American actress
  • 1950 – Grant Goldman, Australian radio and television host (d. 2020)
  • 1951Eugenijus Riabovas, Lithuanian footballer and manager
  • 1951 – Michael Ruppert, American journalist and author (d. 2014)
  • 1952Fred Lynn, American baseball player and sportscaster
  • 1954Tiger Williams, Canadian ice hockey player and coach
  • 1956John Jefferson, American football player and coach
  • 1956 – Nathan Lane, American actor and comedian
  • 1957Eric Lander, American mathematician, geneticist, and academic
  • 1958Joe F. Edwards, Jr., American commander, pilot, and astronaut
  • 1958 – Douglas Holtz-Eakin, American economist
  • 1958 – Greg Mankiw, American economist and academic
  • 1959Óscar Iván Zuluaga, Colombian economist and politician, 67th Colombian Minister of Finance
  • 1960Joachim Löw, German footballer and manager
  • 1961Linda Eder, American singer and actress
  • 1963Raghuram Rajan, Indian economist and academic
  • 1963Vũ Đức Đam, Vietnamese politician[30]
  • 1964Indrek Tarand, Estonian historian, journalist, and politician
  • 1965Maura Tierney, American actress and producer
  • 1966Frank Coraci, American director and screenwriter
  • 1966 – Danny Morrison, New Zealand cricketer and sportscaster
  • 1967Tim Flowers, English footballer and coach
  • 1967 – Mixu Paatelainen, Finnish footballer and coach
  • 1968Vlade Divac, Serbian-American basketball player and sportscaster
  • 1968 – Marwan Khoury, Lebanese singer, songwriter, and composer
  • 1969Beau Biden, American soldier, lawyer, and politician, 44th Attorney General of Delaware (d. 2015)
  • 1969 – Retief Goosen, South African golfer
  • 1970Óscar Córdoba, Colombian footballer
  • 1970 – Warwick Davis, English actor, producer, and screenwriter
  • 1971Sarah Kane, English playwright (d. 1999)[31]
  • 1971 – Hong Seok-cheon, South Korean actor
  • 1972Jesper Kyd, Danish pianist and composer
  • 1973Ilana Sod, Mexican journalist and producer
  • 1976Isla Fisher, Australian actress.
  • 1977Daddy Yankee, American-Puerto Rican singer, songwriter, rapper, actor and record producer[32][33]
  • 1977 – Marek Židlický, Czech ice hockey player
  • 1978Joan Capdevila, Spanish footballer
  • 1979Paul Franks, English cricketer and coach
  • 1982Becky Bayless, American wrestler
  • 1982 – Marie-Ève Drolet, Canadian speed skater
  • 1984Elizabeth Holmes, American fraudster, founder of Theranos[34]
  • 1985Angela Fong, Canadian wrestler and actress
  • 1985 – Andrei Kostitsyn, Belarusian ice hockey player
  • 1986Lucas Duda, American baseball player
  • 1986 – Mathieu Giroux, Canadian speed skater
  • 1986 – Kanako Yanagihara, Japanese actress
  • 1987Elvana Gjata, Albanian singer[35]
  • 1988Cho Kyuhyun, South Korean singer
  • 1989Slobodan Rajković, Serbian footballer
  • 1990Sean Kingston, American-Jamaican singer-songwriter
  • 1990 – Martin Taupau, New Zealand rugby league player
  • 1991Corey Norman, Australian rugby league player
  • 1992Olli Aitola, Finnish ice hockey player

Deaths

Pre-1600

1601–1900

1901–present

Holidays and observances

  • Christian feast day:
    • Aaron the Illustrious (Syriac Orthodox Church)
    • Ansgar
    • Berlinda of Meerbeke
    • Blaise
    • Celsa and Nona
    • Claudine Thévenet
    • Dom Justo Takayama (Philippines and Japan)
    • Hadelin
    • Margaret of England
    • Werburgh
    • February 3 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Day of the Virgin of Suyapa (Honduras)
  • Earliest day on which Shrove Tuesday can fall, while March 9 is the latest; celebrated on Tuesday before Ash Wednesday (Christianity)
  • Four Chaplains Day (United States, also considered a Feast Day by the Episcopal Church)
  • Communist Party of Vietnam Foundation Anniversary (Vietnam)
  • Heroes' Day (Mozambique)
  • Martyrs' Day (São Tomé and Príncipe)
  • Setsubun (Japan)
  • Veterans' Day (Thailand)

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