Famous People Born in March 1887

  • Mar 4 Violet MacMillan, American Broadway theatre actress (d. 1953)
  • Mar 5 Heitor Villa-Lobos, Rio de Janeiro Brazil, composer (Salon Waltz)
  • Mar 6 Henri Gagnon, composer
  • Mar 7 Heino Eller, Estonian composer, born in Tartu (d. 1970)
  • Mar 9 Phil Mead, cricketer (strong batsman for England pre- & post-WWI)
  • Mar 9 Fritz Lenz, German geneticist (d. 1976)
  • Mar 10 Toshitsugu Takamatsu, Grandmaster of Ninjutsu (d. 1972)
  • Mar 11 Raoul Walsh, American film director (Thief of Baghdad, Battle Cry), (d. 1980)
  • Mar 13 Carlos Isamitt, composer
  • Mar 14 George Creten, Belgian sculptor/painter
  • Mar 14 Lawrence Collingwood, composer
  • Mar 14 Sylvia Beach, American publisher (d. 1962)
  • Mar 15 Marjorie Merriweather Post, American socialite and businesswoman (d. 1973)
  • Mar 17 Ben Sajet, Dutch physician/politician
  • Mar 18 Frank Moran, American heavyweight boxer and film actor, born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 1967)
  • Mar 21 Edwin Scharff, German "entartet" painter/sculptor
  • Mar 22 Chico Marx, [Leonard Martin], American comedian (Marx Brothers), born in NYC, New York
  • Mar 23 Anthony van Hoboken, Dutch musicologist (Haydn-catalog)
  • Mar 23 Felix Yussupov, Russian aristocrat, best known for participating in the assassination of Grigori Rasputin
  • Mar 23 Juan Gris, Spain, cubist painter (Still Life Before an Open Window)
  • Mar 23 Sidney Hillman, union leader (Sidney Hillman Foundation)
  • Mar 24 Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle, actor (Keystone comedies), born in San Jose, California
  • Mar 28 Rudolf F W Boskaljon, Curacao, musician/composer
  • Mar 30 Albert P Termote, Flemish/Dutch sculptor (Charles the Great)
  • Mar 31 Jose Maria Usandizaga, composer