Famous Birthdays on 1st March

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 281

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)
Composer Frederic ChopinComposer Frederic Chopin (1810) 1810 - Frederic Chopin, Zelazowa Wola, (baptismal records 22nd Feb) Polish/French pianist/composer (Concert in F Minor)
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, SF California, actor (Bert-Petticoat Junction)
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)
Nobel Prize Winning Chemist Archer John Porter MartinNobel Prize Winning Chemist Archer John Porter Martin (1910) 1910 - Archer John Porter Martin, English chemist, Nobel laureate (d. 2002)
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)
5th Prime Minister of Israel Yitzhak Rabin5th Prime Minister of Israel Yitzhak Rabin (1922) 1922 - Yitzhak Rabin, fifth Prime Minister of Israel (1974-77 and 1992-95), born in Jerusalem
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)
1926 - Pete Rozelle, [Alvin Rozelle] South Gate California, American NFL commissioner (1960-89)
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
NFL Commissioner Pete RozelleNFL Commissioner Pete Rozelle (1926) 1927 - Robert Heron Bork, judge, nominated for supreme court, (d. 2012)
1928 - Seymour Papert, South African mathematician
1928 - Jacques Rivette, French film director
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, Bronx NY, actor (Days of our Lives, CC-Santa Barbara)
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, Wash DC, vocalist (Starland Vocal Band-Afternoon Delight)
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)

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