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
43
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
26
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
28
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 28, 1856
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Staunton, Virginia, United States
Died: 1924
 4 
Johannes Gutenberg
9
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
4
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
7
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
3
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: October 24, 1930
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Port Arthur
Died: 1959
 8 
Al Lewis
(Actor)
Al Lewis
1
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
2
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
2
Birthdate: February 8, 1922
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
Died: 1996
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 11 
Karla Faye Tucker
5
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: November 18, 1959
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States
Died: 1998
 12 
Anna May Wong
(American Actress and First Chinese American Film Star in 'Hollywood')
Anna May Wong
2
Birthdate: January 3, 1905
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: 1961
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 13 
Lana Clarkson
(American Actress and Fashion Model)
Lana Clarkson
6
Birthdate: April 5, 1962
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Long Beach, California, United States
Died: 2003
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 14 
Umm Kulthum
(The Voice of Egypt)
Umm Kulthum
2
Birthdate: December 31, 1898
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: El-Senbellawein, Egypt
Died: 1975
 15 
Belle Starr
(Outlaw)
Belle Starr
6
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: February 5, 1848
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Carthage, Missouri, United States
Died: 1889
 16 
John of Gaunt
(Nobleman)
John of Gaunt
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 6, 1340
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Ghent, Belgium
Died: 1399
 17 
Murad II
(Ottoman Sultan)
Murad II
1
Birthdate: 1404
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Amasya
Died: 1451
 18 
Joe Alaskey
(Comedian)
Joe Alaskey
1
Birthdate: April 17, 1952
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Troy, New York, United States
Died: 2016
 19 
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
0
Birthdate: September 20, 1931
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Haifa, Israel
Died: 2021
 20 
Fukuzawa Yukichi
(Writer, Teacher, Educationist, Philosopher, University teacher, Critic, Journalist)
Fukuzawa Yukichi
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 10, 1835
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Ōsaka
Died: 1901
 21 
Gia Long
(Emperor of the Nguyễn Dynasty of Vietnam)
Gia Long
5
Birthdate: February 8, 1762
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Hue
Died: 1820
 22 
George Steiner
(Literary critic, Essayist, Philosopher, Novelist)
George Steiner
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 23, 1929
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Neuilly-sur-Seine, France
Died: 2020
 23 
Oliver Heaviside
(Mathematician, Physicist, Engineer, Telegraphy)
Oliver Heaviside
0
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: May 18, 1850
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Camden Town
Died: 1925
 24 
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
 25 
Zaifeng, Prince Chun
0
Birthdate: February 12, 1883
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Beijing
Died: 1951
 26 
Choudhry Rahmat Ali
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 16, 1897
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Garhshankar, Punjab, India
Died: 1951
 27 
Alla Rakha
(Composer, Percussionist)
Alla Rakha
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: April 29, 1919
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Jammu
Died: 2000
 28 
Jan Steen
(Golden Age painter)
Jan Steen
0
Birthdate: August 21, 1626
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Leiden, Netherlands
Died: 1679
 29 
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)
 30 
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
 31 
Christiaan de Wet
(Boer General, Rebel Leader and Politician)
Christiaan de Wet
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 7, 1854
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Smithfield, South Africa
Died: 1922
 32 
Frank Oppenheimer
(Physicist, Teacher)
Frank Oppenheimer
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 14, 1912
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: 1985
 33 
Édouard Glissant
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 21, 1928
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Sainte-Marie, Martinique
Died: 2011
 34 
Thomas Mellon
(Entrepreneur, Lawyer)
Thomas Mellon
0
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: February 3, 1813
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Cappagh, United Kingdom
Died: 1908
 35 
Reinhart Koselleck
0
Birthdate: April 23, 1923
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Görlitz, Lower Silesia, Germany
Died: 2006
 36 
John Butler Yeats
0
Birthdate: March 16, 1839
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Lawrencetown, County Down, Ireland
Died: 1922
Maria Theresa of Austria-Este
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 2, 1849
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Brno, Czechia
Died: 1919
James Kenneth Stephen
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 25, 1859
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 1892
 39 
Émile Borel
(Former mathematician, he was known for his founding work in the areas of measure theory and probability)
Émile Borel
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: January 7, 1871
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Saint-Affrique, France
Died: 1956
 40 
John Gould
(Ornithologist)
John Gould
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: September 14, 1804
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Lyme Regis, United Kingdom
Died: 1881
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John McCallum
0
Birthdate: March 14, 1918
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Brisbane, Australia
Died: 2010
 42 
Robert III, Duke of Normandy
0
Birthdate: 1051 AD
Birthplace: Normandy, France
Died: 1134
 43 
Bonnie Cashin
(Designer)
Bonnie Cashin
0
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: September 28, 1908
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Oakland, California, United States
Died: 2000
 44 
Joan Mondale
(Art advocate)
Joan Mondale
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 8, 1930
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Eugene, Oregon
Died: 2014
 45 
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
 46 
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)
 47 
John Chilembwe
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1871
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Chiradzulu, Malawi
Died: 1915
 48 
Warren Kimbro
(Activist)
Warren Kimbro
0
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: April 29, 1934
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New Haven, Connecticut, United States
Died: 2009
 49 
Bernal Díaz del Castillo
(Spanish Conquistador Known for His Conquest of the Aztec Empire)
Bernal Díaz del Castillo
0
Birthdate: 1492 AD
Birthplace: Medina del Campo, Spain
Died: 1584
 50 
Hugo Junkers
(Engineer)
Hugo Junkers
0
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: February 3, 1859
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Rheydt, Rhine Province, Kingdom of Prussia
Died: 1935