Happy Birthday to these Taurus's who were born on May 2nd.

  1. 1360 - Yongle, Emperor of China (d. 1424)
  2. 1451 - René II, Duke of Lorraine (d. 1508)
  3. 1551 - William Camden, English historian (d. 1623)
  4. 1601 - Athanasius Kircher, German Jesuit scholar (d. 1680)
  5. 1660 - Alessandro Scarlatti, Italian composer (d. 1725)
  6. 1695 - Giovanni Niccolo Servandoni, Italian-born French architect (d. 1766)
  7. 1702 - Friedrich Christoph Oetinger, German theologian (d. 1782)
  8. 1729 - Catherine the Great, Empress of Russia (d.1796)
  9. 1737 - William Petty, 2nd Earl of Shelburne, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (d. 1805)
  10. 1740 - Elias Boudinot, President of the American Continental Congress (d. 1821)
  11. 1772 - Novalis, German writer (d. 1801)
  12. 1773 - Henrik Steffens, Norwegian-born philosopher (d. 1845)
  13. 1802 - Heinrich Gustav Magnus, German chemist and physicist (d. 1870)
  14. 1810 - Hans Christian Lumbye, Danish composer (d. 1874)
  15. 1828 - Désiré Charnay, French archaeologist (d. 1915)
  16. 1860 - Theodor Herzl, Austrian journalist (d. 1904)
  17. 1865 - Clyde Fitch, American playwright (d. 1909)
  18. 1873 - Jurgis Baltrušaitis, Lithuanian poet (d. 1944)
  19. 1881 - Alexander Kerensky, Russian politician (d. 1970)
  20. 1884 - Elijah McCoy, Canadian-born inventor (d. 1929)
  21. 1885 - Hedda Hopper, American gossip columnist (d. 1966)
  22. 1886 - Gottfried Benn, German author (d. 1956)
  23. 1887 - Vernon Castle, English dancer (d. 1918)
  24. 1887 - Eddie Collins, baseball player (d. 1951)
  25. 1890 - E. E. Smith, American writer (d. 1965)
  26. 1892 - Manfred von Richthofen, German World War I pilot (d. 1918)
  27. 1895 - Lorenz Hart, American lyricist (d. 1943)
  28. 1903 - Bing Crosby, American singer and actor (d. 1977)
  29. 1903 - Benjamin Spock, American pediatrician and author (d. 1998)
  30. 1906 - Philippe Halsman, American photographer (d. 1979)
  31. 1907 - Pinky Lee, American vaudeville performer (d. 1993)
  32. 1910 - Alexander Bonnyman, U.S. Marine (d. 1943)
  33. 1912 - Axel Cäsar Springer, German publisher (d. 1985)
  34. 1913 - Nigel Patrick, English actor (d. 1981)
  35. 1915 - Doris Fisher, American songwriter (d. 2003)
  36. 1920 - Jean-Marie Auberson, Swiss conductor (d. 2004)
  37. 1920 - Otto Buchsbaum, Austrian writer and ecological activist (d. 2000)
  38. 1921 - Satyajit Ray, Indian director (d. 1992)
  39. 1922 - A.M. Rosenthal, Canadian-born newspaper editor
  40. 1924 - Theodore Bikel, Austrian-born actor and singer
  41. 1925 - Roscoe Lee Browne, American actor
  42. 1929 - Link Wray, American guitarist (d. 2005)
  43. 1935 - King Faisal II of Iraq (d. 1958)
  44. 1935 - Lance LeGault, American actor
  45. 1936 - Engelbert Humperdinck, British-born singer
  46. 1936 - Michael Rabin, American violinist (d. 1972)
  47. 1937 - Lorenzo Music, American actor (d. 2001)
  48. 1938 - Chief Moshoeshoe II of Lesotho (d. 1996)
  49. 1939 - Sumio Iijima, Japanese physicist
  50. 1941 - Clay Carroll, baseball player
  51. 1942 - Jacques Rogge, Belgian International Olympic Committee president
  52. 1945 - Sarah Weddington, American attorney
  53. 1945 - Bianca Jagger, Nicaraguan socialite, ex-wife of Mick Jagger
  54. 1945 - Gene Deckerhoff, American sports announcer
  55. 1946 - Lesley Gore, American singer
  56. 1946 - David Suchet, English actor
  57. 1948 - Larry Gatlin, American musician
  58. 1949 - Alan Titchmarsh, English television presenter
  59. 1950 - Lou Gramm, American musician (Foreigner)
  60. 1952 - Christine Baranski, American actress
  61. 1953 - Valery Gergiev, Russian-born conductor
  62. 1955 - Donatella Versace, Italian fashion designer
  63. 1956 - David Rhodes, English guitarist
  64. 1961 - Steve James, English snooker player
  65. 1962 - Jimmy White, English snooker player
  66. 1962 - Ray Traylor, American professional wrestler (d. 2004)
  67. 1965 - Félix José, baseball player
  68. 1966 - Belinda Stronach, Canadian politician
  69. 1967 - Mika Brzezinski, American journalist
  70. 1968 - Midorikawa Hikaru, Japanese voice actor
  71. 1968 - Ziana Zain, Malaysian singer and actress
  72. 1969 - Brian Lara, West Indian cricketer
  73. 1972 - The Rock, American professional wrestler and actor
  74. 1972 - Paul Adcock, English footballer
  75. 1974 - Andy Johnson, Welsh footballer
  76. 1975 - David Beckham, English footballer
  77. 1978 - Steve Bays, Canadian musician
  78. 1979 - Jason Chimera, Canadian hockey player
  79. 1979 - Roman Lyashenko, Russian hockey player (d. 2003)
  80. 1980 - Brad Richards, Canadian hockey player
  81. 1980 - Zat Knight, English footballer
  82. 1980 - Troy Murphy, American basketball player
  83. 1980 - Tim Borowski, German footballer
  84. 1980 - Pierre-Luc Gagnon, Canadian skateboarder
  85. 1981 - Maria Kanellis, American professional wrestler
  86. 1982 - Lorie, French singer
  87. 1984 - Saulius Mikoliunas, Lithuanian footballer
  88. 1985 - Sarah Hughes, American figure skater
  89. 1985 - Kyle Busch, American race car driver
  90. 1985 - Lily Allen, British singer and songwriter
  91. 1987 - Nana Kitade, Japanese singer
  92. 1990 - Kay Panabaker, American actress