Famous Birthdays on March 14

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  • 1623 Adam-Nicolas Gascon, composer
  • 1638 Johann Georg Gichtel, German mystic (d. 1710)
  • 1681 Georg Philipp Telemann, late baroque composer, born in Magdeburg, Germany
  • 1692 Peter Musschenbroek, Dutch physician/physicist (Leyden jar)
  • 1726 Josef Antonin Stepan, composer
  • 1727 Johann Gottlieb Goldberg, composer
  • 1755 Pierre-Louis Couperin, composer
  • 1782 Thomas Hart Benton, (rep), "Old Bullion"
  • 1790 Ludwig Emil Grimm, German painter and engraver (d. 1863)
  • 1795 Robert Lucas Pearsall, composer, born in Bristol, England
  • 1800 James Bogardus, US inventor/builder (made cast-iron buildings)
  • 1804 Johann Strauss, the Elder, Viennese violinist and composer (Radetzky March) (d. 1849)
  • 1807 Josephine of Leuchtenberg, queen of Sweden and Norway (d. 1876)
  • 1808 Catharinus Putnam Buckingham, Brigadier General (Union volunteers)
  • 1815 Josephine Lang, composer
  • 1816 Montgomery Dent Corse, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1895)

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1820 Victor Emmanuel II, King of Sardinia (1849-61) and Italy (1861-78), born in Torino, Italy (d. 1878)

King of Sardinia and Italy Victor Emmanuel II
King of Sardinia and Italy
Victor Emmanuel II
  • 1821 Jens Worsaae, Denmark, archaeologist
  • 1822 Teresa of the Two Sicilies, Empress of Brazil (d. 1889)
  • 1823 Roswell Sabine Ripley, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1887)
  • 1823 Théodore de Banville, French writer (d. 1891)
  • 1826 William Fisk Sherwin, composer
  • 1829 Charles Charlesworth, England, (dies at 7 of old age)
  • 1831 Leon Leopold Lewandoski, composer
  • 1833 John Sappington Marmaduke, Major General (Confederate Army)
  • 1833 Lucy Hobbs Taylor, 1st US woman dentist (1866)
  • 1835 Giovanni V Schiaparelli, Italian astronomer (Mars) [or March 4]
  • 1835 Manuel Fernandez Caballero, composer
  • 1837 Charles Ammi Cutter, US librarian (Expansive classification)
  • 1844 King Umberto I, of Italy (1878-1900)
  • 1847 Antonio de Castro Alves, Brazilian poet (Espumas Flutuantes)
  • 1853 Ferdinand Hodler, Swiss painter (d. 1918)
  • 1854 Paul Ehrlich, Germany, bacteriologist (Nobel-1908)
  • 1854 Thomas Riley Marshall, (D) 28th VP (1913-21)
  • 1854 Alexandru Macedonski, Romanian writer (d. 1920)
  • 1854 John Lane, British publisher (d. 1925)
  • 1862 Vilhelm FK Bjerknes, Norwegian/US physicist/meteorology
  • 1862 Eva Thatcher, American actress, born in Omaha, Nebraska (d. 1942)
  • 1864 [John] Casey Jones, RR engineer (Ballad of Casey Jones)
  • 1866 Alexey Troitsky, Russian chess problemist (d. 1942)
  • 1869 Algernon Blackwood, British writer (d. 1951)
  • 1873 Johannes Aengenent, sociologist/bishop of Haarlem (1928-35)
  • 1874 Anton F Philips, president-director of Philips
  • 1874 Mary Carr, actress (Forbidden Trail, Pack Up Your Troubles), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1875 Isadore Gilbert Mudge, US, librarian/author (Thackeray Dictionary)
  • 1875 Norman Houstoun O'Neill, composer
  • 1878 Carel T Scharten, Dutch poet/writer (Forces of the Future)

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1879 Albert Einstein, German-born theoretical physicist and Nobel laureate (theory of relativity), born in Ulm, German Empire (d. 1955)

Theoretical Physicist Albert Einstein
Theoretical Physicist
Albert Einstein
  • 1880 Oscar (Bachigaloupi) Tourniaire, actor/director (Pink Kate)
  • 1882 Waclaw Sierpinski, Polish mathematician (d. 1969)
  • 1883 Juan Manén, Spanish composer and violinist, born in Barcelona (d. 1971)
  • 1884 Albert Egges van Giffen, Dutch archaeologist
  • 1884 Winter Haynes Watts, composer
  • 1885 Raoul Lufbery, American World War I pilot (d. 1918)
  • 1886 Firmin Lambot, Belgian cyclist (d. 1964)
  • 1887 George Creten, Belgian sculptor/painter
  • 1887 Lawrence Collingwood, composer
  • 1887 Sylvia Beach, American publisher (d. 1962)
  • 1888 Marc-Aurèle Fortin, Quebec painter (d. 1970)
  • 1891 John P Strijbos, Dutch writer (Wandering through South-Africa)
  • 1892 Olive Netta Parsons, co-founder (Collet's Bookshop)
  • 1894 Josef Schelb, composer
  • 1894 Osa Johnson, American explorer (d. 1953)
  • 1895 Frans Ganshof, Belgian historian
  • 1898 Arnold Chikobava, Georgian linguist (d. 1985)
  • 1899 K.C. Irving, Canadian industrialist (d. 1992)
  • 1903 Molla Mustafa Barzani, Iran, Kurd leader (KDP)
  • 1903 Adolph Gottlieb American painter (d. 1974)
  • 1904 Doris Eaton Travis, American actress, Ziegfeld girl
  • 1905 Raymond Aron, French sociologist/political scientist
  • 1906 Ulvi Cemal Erkin, composer
  • 1908 Maurice (Jean Jacques) Merleau-Ponty, French philosopher
  • 1908 Nikolay Petrovich Rakov, composer
  • 1908 Ed Heinemann, American aircraft designer (Douglas Aircraft; d. 1991)
  • 1909 Andre Pieyre de Mandiargues, French writer (Margin)
  • 1911 Pete Piute, [Morris Kaufman], comedian (Village Barn), born in NYC, New York
  • 1912 Les Brown, Reinerton Pa, American bandleader (d. 2001)
  • 1913 Witold Rudzinski, composer
  • 1914 Henry Ralph Carr, soldier
  • 1914 Jiri Reinberger, composer
  • 1914 Lee Elhardt Hays, American folksinger (d. 1981)
  • 1914 Bill Owen, British actor (d. 1999)
  • 1914 Lee Petty, American race car driver (d. 2000)
  • 1915 Alexander Brott, composer
  • 1915 Carlos Surinach, Barcelona Spain, composer (Monte Carlo) [NS]
  • 1915 Kenneth Rowntree, painter
  • 1916 Horton Foote, American author, playwright and screenwriter
  • 1917 Macha Louis Rosenthal, critic/poet
  • 1918 Dennis Patrick, actor (Dear Dead Delilah, Dallas, Rituals), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1919 Luther Henderson Jr, orchestra leader (Polly Bergen Show), born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • 1919 Max Shulman, novelist (Many Loves of Dobie Gillis, Tender Trap)
  • 1920 Dorothy Tyler-Odam, Great Britain, high jumper (Oly-silver-36, 48)
  • 1920 Hank Ketcham, cartoonist (Dennis the Menace)
  • 1921 Lis Hartel, Denmark, equestrian dressage (Olympic-silver-1952, 56)
  • 1921 S. Truett Cathy, founder of Chick-fil-A
  • 1922 Colin Fletcher, author (Walking Through Time)
  • 1922 Les Baxter, US, singer/orchestra leader/composer (Born Again)
  • 1925 John Barrington Wain, English novelist/poet (Hurry on Down)
  • 1925 Francis A. Marzen, American Catholic prelate (d. 2004)
  • 1926 Francois d'Assise Morel, composer
  • 1926 Lita Roza, English singer ("How Much is That Doggie in the Window"), born in Liverpool (d. 2008)
  • 1927 Bill Rexford, auto racer
  • 1927 Joop F Wolff, Dutch editor (Truth)/Dutch politician (CPN)
  • 1928 Frank Borman, astronaut (Gem 7, Ap 8)/CEO (Eastern Airline), born in Gary, Indiana
  • 1929 Thomas Bell Jr, race horse trainer
  • 1930 Dieter Schnebel, German vicar/composer
  • 1930 Ray Flockton, cricketer (prolific NSW batsman of 50's)
  • 1931 Bob Goalby, golfer (British Open-1968, Canadian Open-1968, NZ-1970)
  • 1931 Phil Phillips [Baptiste], rock vocalist (Sea Of Love)
  • 1932 Naina Yeltsina, Russia's first First Lady

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1933 Michael Caine, [Maurice J Micklewhite], actor (Alfie), born in London, England

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1933 Quincy Jones Jr, composer/singer (We Are The World), born in Chicago, Illinois

Composer & Singer Quincy Jones Jr
Composer & Singer
Quincy Jones Jr
  • 1933 René Felber, former member of the Swiss Federal Council
  • 1934 Eugene A Cernan, Capt USN/astronaut (Gemini 9, Apollo 10 17), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1934 Shirley Scott, swing/blues organist (with Stanley Turrentine)
  • 1934 Paul Rader, the 15th General of The Salvation Army
  • 1935 Jo van den Booren, composer
  • 1936 Bob Charles, Carterton, New Zealand, PGA golfer (1963 Houston Open)
  • 1937 Peter van der Merwe, cricketer (South African captain of mid-1960's)
  • 1938 Johnny Gleeson, cricketer (mystery spinner for Australia 1966-72)
  • 1939 Bertrand Blier, novelist/director (Going Places), born in Paris, France
  • 1939 William Benjamin Lenoir, astronaut (STS 5), born in Miami, Florida
  • 1939 Raymond J. Barry, American actor
  • 1939 Stavros Xarhakos, Greek composer
  • 1940 Eleanor Fount, English actress (Women in Love, Bedazzled)
  • 1940 Rita Tushingham, actress (Green Eyes, Doctor Zhivago), born in Liverpool, England
  • 1941 Wolfgang Petersen, Emden Germany, actor (Shattered, Enemy Mine)
  • 1942 John Whittaker, English real estate developer (Peel Holdings)
  • 1942 Rita Tushingham, British actress
  • 1943 Jim Pons, bassist (Turtles, Mothers of Invention), born in Santa Monica, California
  • 1944 Clyde Lee, American NBA player, born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • 1944 Peter Paul Zahl, writer
  • 1945 Herman[us J] van Veen, Neth, cabaretier/singer/composer/writer
  • 1945 Michael Martin Murphey, country singer (Wildfire), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1945 Walt Parazaider, rock saxophonist (Chicago), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1946 Jasper Carrott, English comedian (Jane & the Lost City, Detectives)
  • 1946 Steve Kanaly, actor (Fleshburn, Ray Krebbs-Dallas), born in Burbank, California
  • 1946 Wes Unseld, NBA all-star (Baltimore Bullets, MVP 1969)
  • 1947 Jan [AJ] te Veldhuis, Dutch MP (VVD)
  • 1947 Janis Schmitt, playmate (February, 1978), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • 1947 Jimmy O'Rourke, rocker
  • 1947 William Jefferson, (Rep-D-Louisiana)
  • 1947 Pam Ayres, British poet
  • 1948 Billy Crystal, Long Beach, New York, American actor, writer, producer (Soap, City Slickers)
  • 1948 Tom Coburn, American politician, junior senator from Oklahoma
  • 1949 Michael Stedman, British World War I Historian and Author
  • 1950 Michael Ford, son of US President Gerald & Betty Ford
  • 1951 Rick Dees, radio disc jock (KIIS LA)
  • 1951 Jerry Greenfield, American co-founder of Ben & Jerry's ice cream
  • 1952 J Fred Muggs, chimp (Today show)

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1952 Martin Dempsey, American General, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (2011-), born in Jersey City, New Jersey

Army General Martin Dempsey
Army General
Martin Dempsey
  • 1953 Tim McKee, US, 400m medley swimmer (Olympic-silver-1972)
  • 1954 Adrian Zmed, actor (TJ Hooker, Dance Fever), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1954 David La Croix, race horse trainer
  • 1954 Jann Browne, country singer (Mexican Wind)
  • 1955 Boon Gould, rock guitarist (Level 42-Hot Water)
  • 1956 Natalya Dmitriyevna Kuleshova, Russia, cosmonaut
  • 1956 Tessa Sanderson, British javelin thrower (Oly-gold-84), born in Kingston, Jamaica
  • 1956 Colin Ayre, British football player
  • 1957 Andrew Robinson, British author
  • 1957 Tad Williams, American author
  • 1958 Albert Alexandre Louis Pierre, Prince of Monaco/bobsledder (Oly-1988)

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1958 Danny Meyer, American restaurateur (Shake Shack, Union Square Cafe), born in St. Louis, Missouri

Restaurateur and Founder of Shake Shack Danny Meyer
Restaurateur and Founder of Shake Shack
Danny Meyer
  • 1959 Patrick Dupond, dancer (La Bayadere), born in Paris, France
  • 1959 Tamara Tunie, American actress
  • 1960 George Horvath, Sweden, pentathlete (Olympic-1980)
  • 1960 Helen Hopkins, Donneybrook Australia, golfer (Australian Intl 1983)
  • 1961 Gary Dell'Abate, producer (Howard Stern Show)
  • 1961 Grigoriy Kornev, Russian speed walker (world record 5 km)
  • 1961 Russell Todd, actor (Jamie Frame-Another World)
  • 1961 Greg Anderson, American NHRA driver
  • 1961 Penny Johnson Jerald, American actress

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1962 [Anthony] Kirby Puckett, MLB centerfielder (Minnesota Twins), born in Chicago, Illinois

MLB Center Fielder Kirby Puckett
MLB Center Fielder
Kirby Puckett
  • 1963 Bruce Reid, cricketer (brilliant left-arm Aust pace bowler 1985-92)
  • 1963 Pedro Duque, engineer/astronaut (STS 78 alt, sk:95), born in Madrid, Spain
  • 1964 Donald Evans, NFL defensive end/tackle (NY Jets)
  • 1964 Richard Migliore, jockey
  • 1965 John Stephenson, cricketer (England opening bat in one Test v Aust 1989)
  • 1965 Kevin Brown, Mcintyre GA, pitcher (Florida Marlins)
  • 1965 Catherine Dent, American actress
  • 1965 Aamir Khan, Indian actor, director and producer (Lagaan, PK), born in Mumbai
  • 1965 Kiana Tom, American fitness guru and model
  • 1965 Kevin Williamson, American screenwriter
  • 1966 Darcy Wakaluk, Pincher Creek, NHL goalie (Dallas Stars)
  • 1966 Tertius Bosch, cricketer (South African pace bowler 1992)
  • 1966 Elise Neal, American actress
  • 1967 Edward M Fincke, Capt USAF/astronaut, born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 1967 Melissa Brennan Reeves, Eatontown NJ, actress (Jen-Days of our Lives)
  • 1967 Vijay Yadav, cricketer (Indian wicket-keeper between More & Mongia)
  • 1968 Megan Follows, Canadian actress (Chase, Anne of Green Gables), born in Toronto, Onario
  • 1969 Greg Biekert, NFL linebacker (Oakland Raiders)
  • 1969 Larry Johnson, NBA forward (Charlotte Hornets, NY Knicks)
  • 1969 Laura Leighton, actress (Sydney-Melrose Place, Other Woman)
  • 1969 Ty[rel] Bennion, rower (Olympics-1996), born in Seattle, Washington
  • 1970 Meredith Salenger, actress (Dream a Little Dream, The Kiss)
  • 1970 Thomas McLemore, NFL tight end (Indianapolis Colts)
  • 1970 Ebru Kavaklıoğlu, Russian athlete
  • 1971 Ernie Brown, CFL defensive tackle (Calgary Stampeders)
  • 1972 Antowain Smith, running back (Buffalo Bills)
  • 1972 Aris Brimanis, NHL defenseman (Philadelphia Flyers), born in Cleveland, Ohio