Died On February 3rd

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Discover the most famous people who died on February 3. The list includes people like Woodrow Wilson, Buddy Holly, Johannes Gutenberg, Ritchie Valens, Ernst Mayr. Famous personalities featured on this list, include mathematicians, political leaders, actresses and soldiers and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, Germany, France & United Kingdom and many more countries.
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 1 
Buddy Holly
(Singer-Songwriter & Pioneer in Mid 1950's Rock and Roll)
Buddy Holly
63
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 7, 1936
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Lubbock, Texas, United States
Died: 1959
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 2 
Ritchie Valens
(A 'Rock and Roll' Pioneer and a Forefather of the 'Chicano Rock' Movement)
Ritchie Valens
30
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 13, 1941
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: 1959
 3 
Woodrow Wilson
(28th President of the United States (1913 - 1921))
Woodrow Wilson
45
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 28, 1856
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Staunton, Virginia, United States
Died: 1924
 4 
Johannes Gutenberg
(German Inventor and Printer Who Introduced Printing to Europe With His Mechanical Movable-Type Printing Press)
Johannes Gutenberg
10
Birthdate: 1400 AD
Birthplace: Mainz, Germany
Died: 1468
 5 
John Cassavetes
(One of the Most Influential American Directors of the Later Half of the 20th Century)
John Cassavetes
6
Birthdate: December 9, 1929
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: 1989
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 6 
Nancy Kulp
(Actress)
Nancy Kulp
8
Birthdate: August 28, 1921
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 1991
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 7 
The Big Bopper
(Singer, Musician, Disc jockey, Songwriter)
The Big Bopper
4
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: October 24, 1930
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Port Arthur
Died: 1959
 8 
Al Lewis
(Actor)
Al Lewis
4
Birthdate: April 30, 1923
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Died: 2006
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 9 
Ben Gazzara
(Actor, Director)
Ben Gazzara
3
Birthdate: August 28, 1930
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Died: 2012
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 10 
Audrey Meadows
(American Actress Known for Her Role in the Sitcom 'The Honeymooners')
Audrey Meadows
3
Birthdate: February 8, 1922
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: 1996
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 11 
Lana Clarkson
(American Actress and Fashion Model)
Lana Clarkson
7
Birthdate: April 5, 1962
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Long Beach, California, United States
Died: 2003
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 12 
Anna May Wong
(American Actress and First Chinese American Film Star in 'Hollywood')
Anna May Wong
4
Birthdate: January 3, 1905
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: 1961
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 13 
Murad II
(Ottoman Sultan)
Murad II
1
Birthdate: 1404
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Amasya
Died: 1451
 14 
Umm Kulthum
(The Voice of Egypt)
Umm Kulthum
7
Birthdate: December 31, 1898
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: El-Senbellawein, Egypt
Died: 1975
 15 
John of Gaunt
(British Royal Prince, Military Leader and Duke of Lancaster)
John of Gaunt
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 6, 1340
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Saint Bavo's Abbey, Ghent, Belgium
Died: 1399
 16 
Haya Harareet
(Former Actress, Screenwriter whose major film roles was playing Esther, Ben Hur's love interest in the 1959 Hollywood-made film Ben-Hur)
Haya Harareet
1
Birthdate: September 20, 1931
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Haifa, Israel
Died: 2021
 17 
Joe Alaskey
(Comedian)
Joe Alaskey
1
Birthdate: April 17, 1952
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Troy, New York, United States
Died: 2016
 18 
Gia Long
(Emperor of the Nguyễn Dynasty of Vietnam)
Gia Long
6
Birthdate: February 8, 1762
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Hue
Died: 1820
 19 
Fukuzawa Yukichi
(Writer, Teacher, Educationist, Philosopher, University teacher, Critic, Journalist)
Fukuzawa Yukichi
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 10, 1835
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Ōsaka
Died: 1901
 20 
Marc Mitscher
(Admiral of the navy)
Marc Mitscher
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 26, 1887
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Hillsboro, Wisconsin, United States
Died: 1947
 21 
Zaifeng, Prince Chun
(Prince regent of the Qing Dynasty)
Zaifeng, Prince Chun
0
Birthdate: February 12, 1883
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Beijing
Died: 1951
 22 
Charlie Sifford
(American Professional Golfer)
Charlie Sifford
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 2, 1922
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
Died: 2015
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 23 
George Steiner
(Literary critic, Essayist, Philosopher, Novelist)
George Steiner
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 23, 1929
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Neuilly-sur-Seine, France
Died: 2020
 24 
Joan Mondale
(Art advocate)
Joan Mondale
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 8, 1930
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Eugene, Oregon
Died: 2014
 25 
Frances Reid
(Actress)
Frances Reid
0
Birthdate: December 9, 1914
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Wichita Falls, Texas, United States
Died: 2010
 26 
Jan Steen
(Golden Age painter)
Jan Steen
0
Birthdate: August 21, 1626
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Leiden, Netherlands
Died: 1679
 27 
Bohumil Hrabal
(One of the Greatest Czech Writers of the 20th Century)
Bohumil Hrabal
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 28, 1914
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Brno, Czechia
Died: 1997
 28 
Thomas Mellon
(Entrepreneur, Lawyer)
Thomas Mellon
0
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: February 3, 1813
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Cappagh, United Kingdom
Died: 1908
 29 
Christiaan de Wet
(Boer General, Rebel Leader and Politician)
Christiaan de Wet
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 7, 1854
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Smithfield, South Africa
Died: 1922
 30 
Dick McGuire
(Basketball Player)
Dick McGuire
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 25, 1926
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: The Bronx, New York, United States
Died: 2010
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 31 
John Gould
(Ornithologist)
John Gould
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: September 14, 1804
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Lyme Regis, United Kingdom
Died: 1881
 32 
Joe Meek
(Record producer)
Joe Meek
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: April 5, 1929
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Newent, England
Died: 1967
 33 
John Butler Yeats
(Artist)
John Butler Yeats
0
Birthdate: March 16, 1839
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Lawrencetown, County Down, Ireland
Died: 1922
 34 
Édouard Glissant
(Writer)
Édouard Glissant
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 21, 1928
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Sainte-Marie, Martinique
Died: 2011
 35 
John McCallum
(Actor)
John McCallum
1
Birthdate: March 14, 1918
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Brisbane, Australia
Died: 2010
 36 
Alla Rakha
(Composer, Percussionist)
Alla Rakha
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: April 29, 1919
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Jammu
Died: 2000
 37 
James Kenneth Stephen
(Poet)
James Kenneth Stephen
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 25, 1859
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 1892
 38 
Reinhart Koselleck
(Historian)
Reinhart Koselleck
0
Birthdate: April 23, 1923
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Görlitz, Lower Silesia, Germany
Died: 2006
 39 
Ansgar
(Archbishop of Hamburg-Bremen)
Ansgar
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 8, 0801
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Amiens, France
Died: 0865
 40 
Maria Theresa of Austria-Este
(Queen)
Maria Theresa of Austria-Este
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 2, 1849
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Brno, Czechia
Died: 1919
 41 
Bonnie Cashin
(Designer)
Bonnie Cashin
0
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: September 28, 1908
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Oakland, California, United States
Died: 2000
 42 
E. Phillips Oppenheim
(Author)
E. Phillips Oppenheim
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 22, 1866
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 1946
 43 
Jean Patchett
(Model)
Jean Patchett
0
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: February 16, 1926
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Preston, Maryland, United States
Died: 2002
 44 
Choudhry Rahmat Ali
(Politician)
Choudhry Rahmat Ali
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 16, 1897
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Garhshankar, Punjab, India
Died: 1951
 45 
Julie Adams
(Actress Known for Her Small Screen Role as 'Paula Denning' on the 1980s Soap Opera 'Capitol')
Julie Adams
3
Birthdate: October 17, 1926
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Waterloo, Iowa, United States
Died: 2019
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 46 
Georges Wilson
(Actor)
Georges Wilson
0
Birthdate: October 16, 1921
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Champigny-sur-Marne, France
Died: 2010
 47 
Frank Oppenheimer
(Physicist, Teacher)
Frank Oppenheimer
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 14, 1912
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: 1985
 48 
Edward Charles Pickering
(American Astronomer and Physicist Known for Discovering the First 'Spectroscopic Binary Stars')
Edward Charles Pickering
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: July 19, 1846
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 1919
 49 
Sheng-yen
(Buddhist)
Sheng-yen
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 22, 1931
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Nantong, Jiangsu, Republic of China
Died: 2009
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 50 
Warren Kimbro
(Activist)
Warren Kimbro
0
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: April 29, 1934
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New Haven, Connecticut, United States
Died: 2009