Happy Birthday to these Libra's who were born on October 2nd.

  1. 1452 - King Richard III of England (d. 1485)
  2. 1538 - Saint Charles Borromeo, Italian cardinal (d. 1584)
  3. 1644 - François-Timoléon de Choisy, French writer (d. 1724)
  4. 1722 - Leopold Widhalm, Austrian luthier (d. 1776)
  5. 1737 - Francis Hopkinson, American author and signer of the Declaration of Independence (d. 1791)
  6. 1768 - William Carr Beresford, 1st Viscount Beresford, British general and politician (d. 1854)
  7. 1798 - King Charles Albert of Sardinia (d. 1849)
  8. 1800 - Nat Turner, American leader of slave uprising (d. 1831)
  9. 1828 - Charles Floquet, French statesman (d. 1896)
  10. 1832 - Edward Burnett Tylor, English anthropologist (d. 1917)
  11. 1847 - Paul von Hindenburg, German officer and politician (d. 1934)
  12. 1851 - Ferdinand Foch, French soldier (d. 1929)
  13. 1852 - William Ramsay, Scottish chemist (d. 1916)
  14. 1869 - Mahatma Gandhi, Bapu, Indian political leader, Father of the Nation (d. 1948)
  15. 1871 - Cordell Hull, United States Secretary of State, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (d. 1955)
  16. 1873 - Stephen Warfield Gambrill, U.S. Congressman for Maryland's 5th District. (d. 1924).
  17. 1873 - Plum Warner, English cricketer (d. 1963)
  18. 1879 - Wallace Stevens, American poet (d. 1955)
  19. 1882 - Boris Shaposhnikov, Russian military commander (d. 1945)
  20. 1890 - Groucho Marx, American comedian and actor (d. 1977)
  21. 1895 - Bud Abbott, American comedian and actor (d. 1974)
  22. 1901 - Alice Prin, French singer and artist (d. 1953)
  23. 1904 - Graham Greene, British novelist (d. 1991)
  24. 1904 - Lal Bahadur Shastri, Prime Minister of India (d.1966)
  25. 1907 - Alexander R. Todd, Baron Todd, Scottish chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1997)
  26. 1911 - Jack Finney, American author (d. 1995)
  27. 1913 - Karl Miller, German footballer (d. 1967)
  28. 1914 - Jack Parsons, American rocket scientist (d. 1952)
  29. 1917 - Christian de Duve, English-born biologist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
  30. 1917 - Charles Drake, American actor (d. 1994)
  31. 1921 - Albert Scott Crossfield, American test pilot (d. 2006)
  32. 1921 - Robert Runcie, Archbishop of Canterbury (d. 2000)
  33. 1926 - Jan Morris, English writer
  34. 1928 - George "Spanky" McFarland, American actor (d. 1993)
  35. 1928 - Wolfhart Pannenberg, German theologian
  36. 1929 - Moses Gunn, African-American actor (d. 1993)
  37. 1930 - Dave Barrett, Premier of British Columbia
  38. 1932 - Maury Wills, American baseball player
  39. 1934 - Earl Wilson, American baseball player (d. 2005)
  40. 1935 - Omar Sivori, Argentine football player (d. 2005)
  41. 1937 - Johnnie L. Cochran Jr., American attorney (d. 2005)
  42. 1938 - Rex Reed, American movie critic and actor
  43. 1938 - Waheed Murad, Pakistani film actor and director (d. 1983)
  44. 1943 - Franklin Rosemont, American artist
  45. 1945 - Don McLean, American songwriter
  46. 1948 - Avery Brooks, American actor
  47. 1948 - Donna Karan, American fashion designer
  48. 1948 - Chris LeDoux, American musician and rodeo performer (d. 2005)
  49. 1949 - Richard Hell, American musician
  50. 1949 - Annie Leibovitz, American photographer
  51. 1950 - Persis Khambatta, Indian actress (d. 1998)
  52. 1950 - Michael Rutherford, British musician (Genesis)
  53. 1951 - Sting, British musician and actor
  54. 1951 - Romina Power, Italian singer
  55. 1955 - Lorraine Bracco, American actress
  56. 1955 - Phil Oakey, British singer (The Human League)
  57. 1960 - Glenn Anderson, Canadian ice hockey player
  58. 1960 - Robbie Nevil, American singer and songwriter
  59. 1964 - Dirk Brinkmann, German field hockey player
  60. 1966 - Rodney "Yokozuna" Anoai, Samoan wrestler (d. 2000)
  61. 1967 - Frankie Fredericks, Namibian athlete
  62. 1967 - Bud Gaugh, American musician (Sublime)
  63. 1967 - Gillian Welch, American singer and songwriter
  64. 1968 - Jana Novotná, Czech tennis player
  65. 1968 - Glen Wesley, Canadian ice hockey players
  66. 1968 - Victoria Derbyshire, British Radio presenter
  67. 1969 - Mitch English, American actor
  68. 1969 - Damon Gough, English singer
  69. 1970 - Kelly Ripa, American actress
  70. 1970 - Maribel Verdú, Spanish actress
  71. 1971 - James Root, American guitarist (Slipknot)
  72. 1971 - Tiffany, American singer
  73. 1973 - DeShaun Holton American musician (ex-D12) (d. 2006)
  74. 1973 - Lene, Norwegian singer (ex-Aqua)
  75. 1973 - Efren Ramirez, American actor
  76. 1973 - Proof, American rapper (d. 2006)
  77. 1974 - Paul Teutul Jr., Co-Star of American Chopper
  78. 1974 - Sam Roberts, Canadian singer and songwriter
  79. 1974 - Simon Gregson, British actor (Coronation Street)
  80. 1978 - Ayumi Hamasaki, Japanese singer
  81. 1979 - Francisco Fonseca, Mexican footballer
  82. 1981 - Luke Wilkshire, Australian footballer
  83. 1982 - George Pettit, Canadian singer (Alexisonfire)
  84. 1986 - Camilla Belle, American actress
  85. 1987 - Phil Kessel, American ice hockey player Boston Bruins
  86. 1987 - Dia Frampton, American singer (Meg & Dia)