Famous Birthdays on 10th March

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  • 1415 Vasili II of Russia (d. 1462)
  • 1452 Ferdinand II, the Catholic, King of Aragon/Sicily (expelled Jews)
  • 1503 Ferdinand I, German emperor (1558-64)
  • 1538 Thomas Howard, Duke of Norfolk; executed by Queen Elizabeth (1572)
  • 1628 Constantine Huygens Jr, Dutch poet/painter/cartoonist
  • 1628 Marcello Malpighi, Italian physician (d. 1694)
  • 1656 Adolf H van Rechteren, Dutch diplomat/politician
  • 1698 Gaetano Maria Schiassi, composer
  • 1709 Georg Steller, German naturalist (d. 1746)
  • 1713 Christian Friedrich Schale, composer
  • 1713 Raphael Weiss, composer
  • 1745 John Gunby, Maryland Soldier in the American Revolutionary War (d. 1807)
  • 1748 John Playfair, Scotland, clergyman/geologist/mathematician
  • 1749 Lorenzo da Ponte, Italian librettist (d. 1838)
  • 1755 Philipp Christoph Kayser, composer
  • 1769 Joseph Williamson, English philanthropist and tunnel builder (d. 1840)
  • 1771 Georg F Creuzer, German philological/historian (Idea und Probe)
  • 1772 Friedrich von Schlegel, Germany, romantic writer/critic (Lucinde)
  • 1776 Luise, Queen of Prussia/wife of Frederik Willem III
  • 1780 Juan Jose Landaeta, composer
  • 1787 William Etty, English painter (nudes)
  • 1788 Joseph Freiherr von Eichendorff, German poet (Das Marmorbild)
  • 1809 William David Porter, Commander (Union Navy), (d. 1864)
  • 1810 John McCloskey, US, pres of St John's College (Fordham U)
  • 1810 Samuel Ferguson, Irish poet (d. 1886)
  • 1812 Victor Tesch, Belgian lawyer/min of Justice
  • 1818 George Wythe Randolph, Secy War (Confederacy), (d. 1867)
  • 1822 Willem Roelofs, Dutch painter/lithographer
  • 1824 Thomas James Churchill, Major General (Confederate Army), (d. 1905)
  • 1832 William Henry Penrose, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), (d. 1903)
  • 1839 Dudley Buck, organist/church composer, born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • 1842 Ina Donna Coolbrith, US, poet laureate of Calif
  • 1844 Pablo Martin M de Sarasate y Navascuez, composer (Spanish Dancing)
  • 1845 Alexander III A Romanov, Russian tsar (1881-94)
  • 1846 Edward Baker Lincoln, son of U.S. President Abraham Lincoln (d. 1850)

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1847 Kate Sheppard, New Zealand suffragette and the most prominent member of New Zealand's women's suffrage movement, born in Liverpool, England (d. 1934)

Suffragette Kate Sheppard
Suffragette
Kate Sheppard
  • 1850 Mary Mills Patrick, US, 1st pres of Istanbul Woman's College
  • 1850 Spencer Gore, British tennis player and cricketer (d. 1906)
  • 1865 Pim [Willem JH] Mulier, Dutch journalist/writer/sport-organizer
  • 1867 Lillian D Wald, US, sociologist/organizer (Visiting Nurses)
  • 1870 Alfred Kastner, composer
  • 1872 Felix Borowski, composer
  • 1873 Jakob Wassermann, Germany, novelist (My Life as German & Jew)
  • 1875 Alexander Borisovich Goldenweiser, composer
  • 1877 David M Chumaceiro, Curacao, poet
  • 1878 Karel van de Woestijne, Flemish writer/poet (God at Sea)
  • 1880 Michael Jacobs, boxing promoter, born in NYC, New York
  • 1881 Thomas Quinlan (impresario) (d. 1951)
  • 1884 Stuart Holmes, actor (Prisoner of Zenda), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1885 Hans Luther, politician and German Chancellor (1925-6), born in Berlin (d. 1962)
  • 1887 Toshitsugu Takamatsu, Grandmaster of Ninjutsu (d. 1972)
  • 1888 Barry Fitzgerald, actor (Acad Award-Going My Way), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • 1888 Krsto Odak, composer
  • 1891 Sam Jaffe, actor (Gunga Din, Dr Zorba-Ben Casey), born in NYC, New York
  • 1891 Jacob van Gelderen, economist/sociologist/Dutch 2nd Chamber (SDAP)
  • 1892 Arthur Honegger, Le Havre, France, composer (King David, Pacific 231)
  • 1892 Eva Turner, British soprano
  • 1892 Gregory La Cava, American director (d. 1952)
  • 1896 Harry Krimer, actor (Napoleon)
  • 1896 Nancy Cunard, writer
  • 1898 Cy Kendall, actor (Mysteries of Chinatown), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • 1899 Finn Hoffding, composer
  • 1899 Robert Meier, German WW1 veteran, formerly Germany's oldest man. (d. 2007)
  • 1900 Sherman Billingsley, Enid Ok, talk show host (Stork Club)
  • 1903 Leon Bismarck "Bix" Beiderbecke, Davenport, Iowa, American jazz cornetist, considered one of the most influential jazz soloists of the 1920s
  • 1905 Rene Bernier, composer
  • 1905 Richard Haydn, English actor (d. 1985)
  • 1907 Robert de Roos, composer
  • 1908 Carl Albert, US speaker of house (1971-77)
  • 1908 Kristjan Palusalu, Estonia, heavyweight wrestler (Olympic-gold-1936)
  • 1909 Gerard Croiset, Dutch paragnost
  • 1911 Warner Anderson, Bkln, actor (Doctor, Lineup, Matthew-Peyton Place)
  • 1914 Chandler Harper, golfer (1950 PGA champ)
  • 1915 Harry Bertoia, Italian artist (d. 1978)
  • 1915 Sir Charles Groves, English conductor(d. 1992)
  • 1916 Manuel A "Manny" Greenhill, record producer
  • 1917 Frank Perconte, American sergeant from Easy Company during WWII.
  • 1918 Heywood Hale Broun, TV commentator and sports correspondent, born in New York City (d. 2001)
  • 1918 Günther Rall, German ace fighter pilot
  • 1919 Marion Hutton, American singer (d. 1987)
  • 1920 Kenneth "Jethro" Burns, US country singer (Homer & Jethro)
  • 1920 Alfred Peet, Dutch-American entrepreneur and the founder of Peet's Coffee & Tea (d. 2007)
  • 1920 Boris Vian, French writer and musician (d. 1959)
  • 1921 Cec Linder, Galica Poland, actor (Goldfinger)
  • 1921 Paul Coates, columnist (Tonight! America After Dark), born in NYC, New York
  • 1922 Adam Kennedy, Lafayette Ind, actor (Dion-Californian)
  • 1922 Pamela Mason, actress (Navy vs Night Monsters), born in London, England
  • 1925 Ed van der Elsken, movie photographer (Een liefdesgeschiedenis)
  • 1925 M J J A [Sef] Imkamp, Dutch politician (D66)
  • 1925 Manolis Anagnostakis, Greek poet (d. 2005)
  • 1927 Claude Laydu, actress (Diary of a Country Priest)
  • 1927 Donn Trenner, orchestra leader (ABC's Nightlife), born in New Haven, Connecticut
  • 1927 Paul Wunderlich, German lithographer/painter/sculptor
  • 1928 Arthur Milton, cricketer (England opening batsman late 50's)
  • 1928 James Earl Ray, assassin (Martin Luther King Jr.)
  • 1928 Sara Montiel, Spanish actress and singer
  • 1930 Raymond Rasberry, pianist/singer
  • 1930 Sandor Iharos, athlete
  • 1931 Georges Dor, Quebec author, playwright, singer and songwriter (d. 2001)
  • 1932 Anatoliy Roschin, USSR, super heavyweight wrestler (Olympic-gold-1972)
  • 1933 Bernadetta Matuszczak, composer
  • 1934 Judith Jamison, artistic director (Alvin Ailey Dance Theater)
  • 1935 Graham Farmer, Australian rules footballer
  • 1935 Ivan Calin, Ribneta, Moldova, President and Prime Minister 1980-1990 (d. 2012)
  • 1936 Juda Bar-Norwegian, Israeli/Dutch mime/actor (King)
  • 1936 Sepp Blatter, Swiss ice hockey and football official
  • 1936 Alfredo Zitarrosa, Uruguayan Vocals and journalist (d. 1989)
  • 1937 Oscar Abrams, community organizer
  • 1937 Joe Viterelli, American actor (d. 2004)
  • 1938 Ijaz Butt, cricketer (Pakistani opening batsman in 8 Tests 1958-60)
  • 1938 Marina Vlady, Clichy France, actress (Conjugal Bed, The Hunt)
  • 1938 Ron Mix, NFL tackle (San Diego Chargers, Oakland Raiders)
  • 1939 Irina Press, USSR, 80m hurdles/Pentathelete (Olympic-gold-1960, 64)

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1940 Chuck Norris [Carlos Ray], American martial arts actor (Missing in Action), born in Ryan, Oklahoma

  • 1940 David Rabe, Dubuque Iowa, playwright (Streamers)
  • 1940 Dean Torrence, LA Cal, surf music singer (Jan & Dean-Little Old Lady)
  • 1940 Francis Schwartz, composer
  • 1941 Daniel Kirkland Lentz, composer
  • 1941 Piotr Warzecha, composer
  • 1941 Sandra Palmer, LPGA golfer (1986 Mayflower Classic), born in Fort Worth, Texas
  • 1943 Alfred Whitford Lerdahl, composer
  • 1943 Angelique Pettyjohn, actress (Body Talk, Star Trek), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1943 Stephen Montague, composer
  • 1945 Katharine Houghton, actress (Guess Who's Coming to Dinner), born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • 1945 Birgitta Sellén, Swedish politician
  • 1945 Elizabeth Brumfiel, [Elizabeth Stern], American feminist archaeologist, former president of the American Anthropological Association
  • 1946 Gaylord Birch, drummer (Reconstruction, Honey Dripper)
  • 1946 Hiroshi Fushida, Japanese racing driver
  • 1946 Mike Hollands, Australian animator

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1947 [Avril] Kim Campbell, Canada's 1st female Prime Minister and and 19th overall (1993), born in Port Alberni, British Columbia

19th Prime Minister of Canada Kim Campbell
19th Prime Minister of Canada
Kim Campbell
  • 1947 Laurie Langenbach, Dutch author
  • 1947 Tom Scholz, rock guitarist/keyboardist (Boston-More Than a Feeling)
  • 1947 Paul Condon, Baron Condon, former Commissioner of The Metropolitan Police
  • 1947 Bob Greene, American journalist
  • 1948 Austin Carr, NBA star (Cleveland Cavaliers)
  • 1948 Ed Grundy, American rocker (Bloodrock)
  • 1950 Ted McKenna, rocker (Alex Harvey Band)
  • 1952 Oupa J Gqozo, South African warden/army commandant (Ciskei)
  • 1952 Morgan Tsvangirai, Zimbabwe politician
  • 1953 Caroline H "Carolien" van de Berg, actress (Havinck)
  • 1953 Paul Haggis, Canadian film director
  • 1955 Bunny DeBarge, rocker (Debarge), born in Grand Rapids Michigan
  • 1955 Juliusz Machulski, Poland, director/writer/actor (Do It Yourself)
  • 1955 Youssra, Egyptian actress and singer
  • 1955 Toshio Suzuki, Japanese racing driver
  • 1956 Janet Anderson, West Sunbury PA, LPGA golfer (1982 US Women's Open)
  • 1956 Mitchell Lichtenstein, American actor; son of Roy Lichtenstein
  • 1957 Adolfo Horta, Camaguey Cuba, HW boxer (Olympic-silver-1980)
  • 1957 Shannon Lee Tweed, St Johns NF, playmate (Nov 1981)/actress (Meatballs 3)

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1957 Osama bin Laden, Islamic militant and founder of al-Qaeda, born in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (d. 2011)

Islamic Militant & Terrorist Osama bin Laden
Islamic Militant & Terrorist
Osama bin Laden
  • 1957 Matt Knudsen, American actor
  • 1958 Sharon Stone, Meadville Pennsylvania, American actress (Basic Instinct, Sliver, Casino)
  • 1960 Linda Jezek, California, backstroke swimmer (Pan Am Gold-1979)
  • 1960 Anne MacKenzie, journalist and broadcaster
  • 1961 Jesse Sapolu, NFL guard (SF 49ers)
  • 1961 Laurel B Clark, Ames Iowa, Lt cmdr USN/astronaut
  • 1961 Mitch Gaylord, CA, gymnist (Olympics 1984)/actor (American Anthem)
  • 1961 Bobby Petrino, American football coach
  • 1961 Pam Oliver, American sportscaster
  • 1962 Andre Waters, NFL safety (Arizona Cardinals)
  • 1962 Gary Clark, rocker (Danny Wilson-Mary's Prayer)
  • 1962 Seiko Matsuda, Japanese pop singer
  • 1963 Jasmine Guy, actress (Whitley-Different World), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1963 John Cangelosi, outfielder (Houston Astros), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1963 Jeff Ament, American musician (Pearl Jam)
  • 1963 Rick Rubin, American record producer
  • 1964 Cynthia Brimhall, Ogden Utah, playmate (Oct, 1985)

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1964 Prince Edward [Edward Anthony Richard Louis], Prince of Britain and son of Elizabeth II, born in Buckingham Palace, London

Earl of Wessex Prince Edward
Earl of Wessex
Prince Edward
  • 1964 Greg Campbell, cricketer (Aussie pace-bowler 1989-90)
  • 1964 Neneh Cherry, Stockholm Sweden, Swedish singer-songwriter and rapper (Money Love)
  • 1964 David Faber, American television reporter
  • 1965 Paul Masotti, CFL receiver (Toronto Argonauts)
  • 1965 Rod Woodson, American NFL cornerback/kick returner (Pittsburgh Steelers, SF 49ers), born in Fort Wayne, Indiana
  • 1966 Edie Brickell, Mrs Paul Simon/rocker (& New Bohemians)
  • 1966 Michael Timlin, Midland TX, pitcher (Toronto Blue Jays)
  • 1966 Stephen Mailer, actor (Red Meat, League of Their Own, War & Love), born in NYC, New York
  • 1966 Gráinne Mulvey, Irish composer
  • 1967 Omer Tarin [Omer Salim Khan], Peshawar, Pakistan, poet, scholar and activist
  • 1968 Felice Arena, Australian children's author
  • 1968 Thio Li-ann, Singaporean law academic and Nominated Member of Parliament
  • 1969 Jay Hillmann, WLAF running back (Rhein Fire)
  • 1969 Ricky Seagall, rocker (Partridge Family)
  • 1969 Stephen Leaney, Australia, Canadian Tour golfer (1993 Infinit TPC-7th)
  • 1969 Paget Brewster, American actress
  • 1970 Antonio Edwards, NFL defensive end (Seattle Seahawks)
  • 1970 Matt Barlow, American singer (Iced Earth)

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1971 Jon Hamm, American actor (Mad Men - Don Draper), born in St. Louis, Missouri

Actor Jon Hamm
Actor
Jon Hamm
  • 1971 Frank Habermann, WLAF defensive linebacker (Rhein Fire)
  • 1971 Morris Unutoa, corner (Philadelphia Eagles)
  • 1971 Shad Williams, pitcher (California Angels), born in Fresno, California
  • 1971 Steve Arnold, British racing driver
  • 1972 Jack Kellogg, WLAF CB (Frankfurt Galaxy)
  • 1972 Takashi Fujii, Japanese television performer
  • 1972 Matt Kenseth, American race car driver
  • 1973 Eva Herzigova, Litvinov Czech, model (Guess Jeans, Wonderbra)
  • 1973 Mauricio Taricco, Argentine footballer
  • 1973 Chris Sutton, English footballer
  • 1973 John LeCompt, American guitarist
  • 1974 Hugo Ferreira, American rock musician
  • 1975 Stefan Bergkvist, Leksand Swe, NHL defenseman (Pitts Penguins)