Virgil Garnett Trice, Jr., born February 3, 1926, in Indianapolis, Indiana, becomes a chemical engineer whose research focuses on radioactive waste management. (From: Faces of Science: African Americans in the Sciences, an Internet source )
Emile, Griffith, born February 3, 1938, in St. Thomas, Virgin Islands, becomes a professional boxer, who won the world's championship belts six times.
held the welterweight professional championship, three times.
In 1966, he
won the world middleweight title.
lost that title in April 1967, but won it back in a rematch September of the same year.