Famous Birthdays on 1st March

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 277

  • 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, Polish/French pianist and composer (Concert in F Minor), born in Żelazowa Wola, Duchy of Warsaw (d. 1849) (baptismal records 22nd Feb)

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 and Nobel laureate, born in London (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 (Chicago Cubs), born in St Louis, Missouri (d. 1998) probable date
  • 1917 Dinah Shore, singer (See the USA in a Chevrolet), born in Winchester, Tennessee
  • 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 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, actor (Garrison's Gorillas), born in Rome, Italy

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1926 Pete Rozelle [Alvin Rozelle], American NFL commissioner (1960-89), born in South Gate, California (d. 1996)

NFL Commissioner Pete Rozelle
NFL Commissioner
Pete Rozelle
  • 1926 Robert Clary, actor (LeBeau-Hogan's Heroes), born in Paris, France
  • 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 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, British musician (Ashton, Gardner & Dyke), born in Blackburn (d. 2001)
  • 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, singer (Statler Bros-Class of '57), born in Newport News, Virginia
  • 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)
  • 1963 Magnus Svensson, Leksand Swe, NHL defenseman (Florida Panthers)
  • 1963 Maurice Benard, actor (Sonny Corinthos-General Hospital)