Famous Birthdays on 14th March

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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
  • 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, Phila, actress (Forbidden Trail, Pack Up Your Troubles)
  • 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 Manen, composer
  • 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, Phila, actor (Dear Dead Delilah, Dallas, Rituals)
  • 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
  • 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, NBAer
  • 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, Brit 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)
  • 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 (Phila Flyers), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1972 Clover Maitland, Australian field hockey goal keeper (Olympics-96)
  • 1972 Tom Barndt, NFL/WLAF guard (KC Chiefs, Scottish Claymores)
  • 1973 Chris Sullivan, defensive end (New England Patriots)