The Famous Birthdays: Celebrity birthdays and famous people biographies

Famous people who died in April 2nd

Pope John Paul II

Pope John Paul II (1920 - 2005)

264th Pope of the Roman Catholic Church
Samuel Morse

Samuel Morse (1791 - 1872)

American inventor and painter, co-inventor of the Morse code
Buddy Rich

Buddy Rich (1917 - 1987)

American drummer, bandleader, and actor
Rob Pilatus

Rob Pilatus (1964 - 1998)

German-American singer and dancer
Chris Kanyon

Chris Kanyon (1970 - 2010)

American wrestler
Jane Henson

Jane Henson (1934 - 2013)

American puppeteer
Albert Pike

Albert Pike (1809 - 1891)

Confederate Army general
Manoel de Oliveira

Manoel de Oliveira (1908 - 2015)

Portuguese director and screenwriter
Georges Pompidou

Georges Pompidou (1911 - 1974)

French politician
Gil Hodges

Gil Hodges (1924 - 1972)

United States Marine
Bennie Moten

Bennie Moten (1894 - 1935)

Piano, Bandleader
Sam Coslow

Sam Coslow (1902 - 1982)

Composer, film producer
Florence Nash

Florence Nash (1888 - 1950)

American actress and author
Eddie Large

Eddie Large (1941 - 2020)

Scottish comedian
Ella Gaunt Smith

Ella Gaunt Smith (1868 - 1932)

American businessman