Famous Birthdays on 1st March

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  • 40 Martial, Latin poet (d. 102)
  • 772 Po Tjiu-i, Chinese poet/governor of Hang-tsjow
  • 1432 Isabel of Coimbra, queen of Portugal (d. 1455)
  • 1445 Sandro Botticelli, Florentine Renaissance painter (Birth of Venus), probable date of birth
  • 1456 Wladyslaw Jagiello, king of Bohemia/Hungary (1471/90-1516)
  • 1494 Il Bacchiacca, [Franceso Ubertini], Italian painter
  • 1528 Albrecht V von Wittelsbach, [the Generous], duke of Bavaria
  • 1547 Rudolph Goclenius, German philosopher (d. 1628)
  • 1597 Jean-Charles de la Faille, Belgian mathematician (d. 1652)
  • 1607 Giovanni Francesco Milanta, composer
  • 1610 Johann B Schup, [Schuppius], German poet/historian
  • 1610 John Pell, English mathematician (d. 1685)
  • 1630 Ferdinand van Apshoven de Jongere, Flemish painter, baptized
  • 1657 Samuel Werenfels, Swiss theologian (d. 1740)
  • 1683 Caroline of Ansbach, wife of George II of Great Britain (d. 1737)
  • 1690 Conrad Johann Conrad Beissel, composer
  • 1703 Dieudonne Raick, composer
  • 1709 Josef Antonin Gurecky, composer
  • 1711 Peregrinus Pogl, composer
  • 1732 William Cushing, 2nd Chief Justice of the United States. (d. 1810)
  • 1734 Pieter Valck[x], South Netherland sculptor
  • 1760 François Nicolas Leonard Buzot, French revolutionary (d. 1794)
  • 1771 Armand-Emmanuel Trial, composer
  • 1779 Jacob Gottfried Weber, composer
  • 1780 Leonard PJ du Bus de Gisignies, gov-general of Neth Indies (1826-30)
  • 1788 Gheorghe Asachi, Romania, writer/humanist/politician
  • 1799 Alexey Nikolayevich Verstovsky, composer
  • 1807 Wilford Woodruff, fourth president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (d. 1898)

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1810 Frederic Chopin, Zelazowa Wola, (baptismal records 22nd Feb) Polish/French pianist/composer (Concert in F Minor)

Composer Frederic Chopin
Composer
Frederic Chopin
  • 1811 Robert Christie Buchanan, Bvt Major General (Union Army), (d. 1878)
  • 1812 Augustus Pugin, English-born architect (d. 1852)
  • 1817 Giovanni Duprè, Italian sculptor (d. 1882)
  • 1820 George Davis, Atty Gen (Confederacy), (d. 1896)
  • 1820 Richard Redhead, composer
  • 1821 Joseph Hubert Reinkens, German Catholic bishop (d. 1896)
  • 1822 Albin Francisco Schoepf, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), (d. 1886)
  • 1822 Charles Champion Gilbert, Brigadier General (Union volunteers)
  • 1826 John Thomas, composer
  • 1828 James Fleming Fagan, Major General (Confederate Army), (d. 1893)
  • 1828 Vittorio Bersezio, [Carlo Nugelli], Italian playwright
  • 1831 Hiram Bronson Granbury, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1864)
  • 1832 Friedrich Grutzmacher, composer
  • 1835 Matthias J Scheeben, German theologist (Natur und Gnade)
  • 1837 Ion Creanga, Romanian fairy tale author (Amintiti the Copilarie)
  • 1837 William Dean Howells, US, novelist/critic/editor (Atlantic)
  • 1838 Gabriele dell' Addolorata, [Francesco Possenti], Italian priest
  • 1841 Blanche Kelso Bruce, Virginia, (Sen-Miss, 1875-1881)
  • 1841 Romualdo Marenco, composer
  • 1842 Nicholaos Gysis, Greek painter (d. 1901)
  • 1848 Augustus Saint-Gaudens, US, sculptor/designer (1907 $20 gold piece)
  • 1852 Theophile Delcasse, French statesman
  • 1856 Florimond Fonteyne, Flemish priest/politician (Volkseeuw)
  • 1858 Georg Simmel, German philosopher/sociologist
  • 1863 Alexander Golovin, Russian painter (d. 1930)
  • 1865 Gerard Vissering, Dutch banker/president (Bank of Java)
  • 1865 Abe Iso, Japanese politician (d. 1949)
  • 1871 Ben Harney, American composer and ragtime pianist (d. 1938)
  • 1874 Jean de Merode, [Marie-Louise B Courtenay], Princess of Neth
  • 1876 Henri de Baillet-Latour, Belgian IOC president (d. 1942)
  • 1878 Gabriel Edouard Xavier Dupont, composer
  • 1880 Julian Myrick, promoter of junior tennis
  • 1880 Lytton Strachey, English biographer and critic (Benson Medal 1923), born in London, England
  • 1882 Ida Moore, Altoona Ks, actress (Mr Music, Ma & Pa Kettle at Waikiki)
  • 1883 Thomas Shelvin, college footballer great (Yale)
  • 1885 Lionel Atwill, English/US actor (Mystery of the Wax Museum)
  • 1886 Oskar Kokoschka, Russia/Austrian/British, painter (Erasmus Prize 1960)
  • 1888 Ewart Astill, English cricketer (d. 1948)
  • 1889 Watsuji Tetsuro, Japanese philosopher (d. 1960)
  • 1890 Jan Duiker, Dutch architect (Zonnestral)
  • 1892 Ryunosuke Akutagawa, Japan, writer (Rashomon in Kappa)
  • 1893 Theo Frenkel, actor (Footlights, Hague's Comedy)
  • 1893 Mercedes de Acosta, American socialite (d. 1968)
  • 1895 G B "Duke" Keats, hockey hall of fame (elected 1958)
  • 1896 Dimitri Mitropoulos, Athens Greece, conductor/composer
  • 1896 Moriz Seeler, German writer and producer (d. 1942)
  • 1899 Erich von dem Bach, Nazi official (d. 1972)
  • 1900 Edna Swithenbank Manley, Jamaican sculptor, wife of PM
  • 1900 Yorgos Seferis, [Seferi dis], Greek diplomat/poet (Strofi)
  • 1900 Donald Keith Falkner, singer
  • 1904 Glenn Miller, bandleader (Glenn Miller Orchestra-In the Mood)
  • 1904 Paul Hartman, actor (Bert-Petticoat Junction), born in San Franciso, California
  • 1905 Pol le Roy, Flemish author/novelist/writer (Stroom)
  • 1905 Doris Hare, Welsh actress (d. 2000)
  • 1907 Lois Moran, Pitts, actress (Mom-Waterfront)
  • 1909 Richard de Guide, composer
  • 1909 Robert Selby Taylor, bishop
  • 1909 Terence De Marney, England, actor (Case Thomas-Johnny Ringo)
  • 1910 David Niven, actor (Casino Royale, The Pink Panther), born in London, England (d. 1983)

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1910 Archer John Porter Martin, English chemist, Nobel laureate (d. 2002)

Nobel Prize Winning Chemist Archer John Porter Martin
Nobel Prize Winning Chemist
Archer John Porter Martin
  • 1911 Harry Golombek, chess grandmaster
  • 1912 Gerald Emmett Cardinal Carter, archbishop of Toronto (d. 2003)
  • 1913 Helmut Erich Robert Gernsheim, photogrpaher/collector
  • 1914 Archibald J Gumede, S Afr ANC member/chairman (UDF)
  • 1914 Ralph Waldo Ellison, US writer (Invisible Man, Shadow & Cast)
  • 1914 Harry Caray, American sportscaster (d. 1998)
  • 1917 Dinah Shore, Winchester Tenn, singer (See the USA in a Chevrolet)
  • 1917 Robert Lowell, American poet/pacifist (Lord Weary's Castle, Near the Ocean), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1918 Roger Delgado, actor (Agent 8 3/4, Hot Enought for June), born in London, England
  • 1918 Gladys Noon Spellman, American politician (d. 1988)
  • 1920 Alfred Grant Goodman, composer
  • 1920 Harry Caray, baseball announcer (Chicago Cubs)
  • 1920 Howard Nemerov, US, 3rd US poet laureate/novelist (Blue Swallows)
  • 1920 Max Bentley, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 1984)
  • 1921 Jack Clayton, film director
  • 1921 Richard Wilbur, 2nd US Poet Laureate (Ceremony, Walking to Sleep)
  • 1921 Terrence "Cardinal" Cooke, (NY)
  • 1922 William M Gaines, publisher (MAD Magazine)
  • 1922 Yitzak Rabin, premier (Israel, 1992-95, Nobel 1994)

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1922 Yitzhak Rabin, fifth Prime Minister of Israel (1974-77 and 1992-95), born in Jerusalem

5th Prime Minister of Israel Yitzhak Rabin
5th Prime Minister of Israel
Yitzhak Rabin
  • 1923 Bonita Granville, actress/producer (Perry Mason)
  • 1923 Duncan White, Ceylon, 400m hurdler (Olympic-silver-1948)
  • 1923 Kuczka Péter, Hungarian writer and editor (d. 1999)
  • 1924 Donald "Deke" Kent Slayton, Sparta Wisc, Major USAF/astro (Apollo 18)
  • 1926 Cesare Danova, Rome Italy, actor (Garrison's Gorillas)

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1926 Pete Rozelle, [Alvin Rozelle] South Gate California, American NFL commissioner (1960-89)

NFL Commissioner Pete Rozelle
NFL Commissioner
Pete Rozelle
  • 1926 Robert Clary, Paris France, actor (LeBeau-Hogan's Heroes)
  • 1926 Allan Stanley, Timmons, ON, Hall of Fame ice hockey player, (d. 2013)
  • 1927 Harry Belafonte, Harlem calypso singer (Buck & the Preacher), born in NYC, New York
  • 1927 Lusine Amara, opera/concert singer
  • 1927 Robert Heron Bork, judge, nominated for supreme court, (d. 2012)
  • 1928 Seymour Papert, South African mathematician
  • 1928 Jacques Rivette, French New Wave film director, born in Rouen, Haute-Normandie (d. 2016)
  • 1929 Sonny James, singer (Young Love, Running Bear)
  • 1929 Georgi Markov, Bulgarian dissident (d. 1978)
  • 1930 C D Gopinath, cricketer (batted in 8 Tests for India in the 1950's)
  • 1930 Pierre Max Dubois, composer
  • 1930 Raymond St Jacques, actor/director (Cotton Comes to Harlem, Mr Moses)
  • 1930 Gastone Nencini, Italian cyclist (d. 1980)
  • 1932 Jacques Leduc, composer
  • 1933 Istvan Lang, composer
  • 1933 Joan Hackett, NY, actress (Will Penny, One Stone Pony)
  • 1933 Myrlie Evers, politician/commissioner (LA Board of Public works)
  • 1934 Riet [M J J] Roosen-van Pelt, Dutch 2nd Chamber member (CDA)
  • 1935 Judith Rossner, author (Looking for Mr Goodbar)
  • 1935 Robert Conrad, [Conrad R Falk], actor (Wild Wild West), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1936 Camille E Baly, St Maartens poet (Sonny)
  • 1936 Jean-Edern Hallier, writer
  • 1936 Marion Farouk-Sluglett, political scientist
  • 1936 Monique Bégin, French-Canadian politician
  • 1937 Jed Allan, actor (Days of our Lives, CC-Santa Barbara), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1938 Michael J[oseph] Kurland, US, sci-fi author (Infernal Device)
  • 1939 Leo Brouwer, composer
  • 1939 Warren Davis, rocker (Monotones)
  • 1940 David Broome, Show Jumper (world champ-1970)
  • 1940 Ralph Towner, rocker (Oregon)
  • 1940 Robert Grossman, American illustrator
  • 1941 Michael L Lampton, Williamsport Pa, astronaut
  • 1942 Jerry Fischer, rocker (Blood, Sweat & Tears)
  • 1942 Peter Guber, producer (Flashdance)
  • 1942 Richard Bowman Myers, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
  • 1943 Benjamin W Jipcho, Mt Elgon Kenya, 3K steeplechase (Oly-silver-1972)
  • 1943 Franz Hohler, writer
  • 1943 Mauro Checcoli, Italy, 3 day equestrian (Olympic-gold-1964)
  • 1943 Piet Veerman, Dutch rock vocalist/guitarist (Cats-Sailin' Home)
  • 1943 Wolfgang Scheidel, German DR, luge (Olympic-gold-1972)
  • 1943 Gil Amelio, American venture capitalist
  • 1943 Akinori Nakayama, Japanese gymnast
  • 1943 Richard H. Price, American physicist
  • 1943 Rashid Sunyaev, Russian physicist
  • 1943 José Ángel Iribar, Spanish footballer
  • 1944 Dirk Benedict, Helena Mont, actor (A-Team, Battlestar Galactica)
  • 1944 John B Breaux, (Rep-D-LA, 1972-88)
  • 1944 John Napier, set designer (Royal Shakesphere Company), born in London, England
  • 1944 Mike D'Abo, rock vocalist (Manfred Mann-Mighty Quinn)
  • 1944 Roger Daltrey, English rocker/actor/producer (The Who-Tommy)
  • 1946 Lana Wood, [Svetlana Gurdin], Santa Rosa California, (Diamonds are Forever)
  • 1946 Tony Ashton, Blackburn England, rocker (Ashton, Gardner & Dyke)
  • 1946 Gerry Boulet, French-Canadian singer (d. 1990)
  • 1947 Alan Thicke, Ontario, actor/host (Thicke of the Night, Growing Pains)
  • 1948 Burning Spear, [Winston Rodney], Jamaican reggae singer
  • 1948 Norman Connors, singer (You Are My Starship)
  • 1949 Sido Martens, Dutch guitarist/singer/mandolin player (Fungus)
  • 1949 Zoia Ceauşescu, Romanian mathematician and daughter of Communist dictator Nicolae Ceaușescu
  • 1950 Shahid Israr, Pakistani cricket wicket-keeper (in one Test v NZ 1976)
  • 1951 Barbara DeAngelis, talk show hostess (Barbara DeAngelis Show)
  • 1952 Alice Ritzman, Kalispell MT, LPGA golfer (1995 Rochester Intl-5th)
  • 1952 David Allen Barr, Kelowna BC, PGA golfer (Atlanta Golf Classic)
  • 1952 Steven Barnes, American writer
  • 1952 Leigh Matthews, Australian rules footballer
  • 1952 Martin O'Neill, Northern Irish footballer and manager
  • 1953 Bandula Warnapura, cricketer (1st Sri Lanka Test captain)
  • 1954 Ron Howard, Oklahoma, American actor/director (American Graffiti, Happy Days)
  • 1954 Catherine Bach, Warren Oh, actress (Daisey Duke-The Dukes of Hazzard)
  • 1954 Janis Gill, Torrance Cal, singer (Sweethearts of Rodeo-Midnight Girl)
  • 1955 Jimmy Fortune, Newport News Va, singer (Statler Bros-Class of '57)
  • 1956 Balwinder Singh Sandhu, cricketer (Sikh pace bowler 1983 World Cup)
  • 1956 Mark Todd, UK, NZ equestrian 3 day event (Olympics-96)
  • 1956 Timothy Daly, Sufferin NY, actor (Joe-Wings, Diner, Made in Heaven)
  • 1957 Jon Carroll, vocalist (Starland Vocal Band-Afternoon Delight), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1958 Nik Kershaw, singer/songwriter (Wouldn't it be Good)
  • 1958 Wayne B Phillips, cricket wicket-keeper (Australia)
  • 1958 Bertrand Piccard, Swiss balloonist and psychiatrist
  • 1958 Chosei Komatsu, Japanese conductor
  • 1960 Alicia Dibos, Lima Peru, LPGA golfer (1994 US Women's Open-4th)
  • 1961 Davis Daniel, Arlington Heights Ill, country singer
  • 1961 Mike Rozier, NFL halfback (Heisman Trophy-1983, Houston, Atlanta)
  • 1962 Bill Leen, rocker (Gin Blossoms)
  • 1962 Mark Gardner, pitcher (SF Giants), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1963 Arnold Oosterveer, soccer player (SC Heerenveen)
  • 1963 Barb[ara] Marois, Auburn Mass, field hockey defender (Olympics-96)