Famous Birthdays on 16th March

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 221

  • 1338 Thomas de Beauchamp, 12th Earl of Warwick (d. 1401)
  • 1445 Johann Geiler von Kaisersberg, Swiss-born preacher (d. 1510)
  • 1473 Henry IV the Pious, Duke of Saxony (d. 1541)
  • 1581 Pieter Corneliszoon Hooft, Dutch historian and writer (d. 1647)
  • 1585 Gerbrant A Bredero, Holland, poet/playwright (Klucht van de Koe)
  • 1609 Michael Franck, composer
  • 1631 René Le Bossu, French critic (d. 1680)
  • 1634 Contessa Marie Madeleine La Fayette, novelist
  • 1651 Zaccaria Tevo, composer
  • 1654 Andreas Acoluthus, German orientalist (d. 1704)
  • 1663 Nicholas Siret, composer
  • 1687 Sophia Dorothea of Hanover, queen consort in Prussia (d. 1757)
  • 1729 Georg W "Franz" Panzer, German vicar/librarian (Annales typographic)
  • 1739 George Clymer, US merchant (signed Decl of Ind, Constitution)
  • 1745 Johann Wilhelm Cornelius von Konigslow, composer
  • 1750 Caroline Lucretia Herchel, Hanover, Germany, 1st mod woman astronomer

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1751 James Madison, Port Conway Va, (D-R), 4th US president (1809-17)

4th US President James Madison
4th US President
James Madison
  • 1757 Bengt Lidner, Swedish poet (Medea, Yttersa Domen)
  • 1773 Juan Ramón Balcarce, Argentine military leader and politician (d. 1836)
  • 1774 Matthew Flinders, English navigator/cartographer (coast Australia)
  • 1776 Johan G Verstolk van Soelen, Dutch minister of Foreign Affairs
  • 1787 Georg Simon Ohm, Erlangen, Brandenburg-Bayreuth, German physicist (discovered Ohm's Law)
  • 1794 Ami Boué, Austrian geologist (d. 1881)

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1799 Anna Atkins, English botanist and photographer, 1st person to publish a book illustrated with photographic images, born in Tonbridge, England (d. 1871)

Botanist and Photographer Anna Atkins
Botanist and Photographer
Anna Atkins
  • 1800 Emperor Ninko of Japan (d. 1846)
  • 1802 George Archibald McCall, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), (d. 1868)
  • 1805 Peter Ernst von Lasaulx, German philosopher and writer (d. 1861)
  • 1806 Norbert Rillieux, inventor (sugar refiner)
  • 1812 Henry Dwight Terry, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), (d. 1869)
  • 1814 Jules Eugene Abraham Alary, composer
  • 1821 Ernest Feydeau, French author (Georges Feydeau)
  • 1822 John Pope, Major General (Union volunteers), (d. 1892)
  • 1822 Rosa Bonheur, French landscape painter (Buffalo Bill)
  • 1823 William Henry Monk, composer
  • 1832 Charles Camp Doolittle, Bvt Mjr General (Union volunteer)
  • 1834 James Hector, Scottish geologist (d. 1907)
  • 1836 Andrew S Hallidie, inventor (cable car)
  • 1839 René F Armand Sully-Prudhomme, France, poet, 1st Nobel winner (1901)
  • 1840 Shibusawa Eiichi, Japanese industrialist (d. 1931)
  • 1846 Gösta Mittag-Leffler, Swedish mathematician (d. 1927)
  • 1849 James E Smith, became father at 100 with woman 64 years younger
  • 1851 Martinus Beijerinck, Dutch microbiologist and botanist (d. 1931)
  • 1856 E Louis YY Napoleon Bonaparte, French/English prince
  • 1857 Charles Harding Firth, British historian (d. 1936)
  • 1859 Alexander Stepanovich Popov, Russian physicist (d. 1906)
  • 1865 Patsy Donovan, Irish-American baseball player (d. 1953)
  • 1869 F. A. Forbes, Scottish author (d. 1936)
  • 1873 Hippoliet Daeye, Flemish painter (Sereniteit)
  • 1876 Charles Halton, actor (Dr Cyclops, Tugboat Annie Sails Again), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1878 Clemens A Graaf von Galen, cardinal/bishop of Munster/anti-nazi
  • 1878 Henry B Walthall, Shelby City AL, actor (Birth of a Nation, Klondike)
  • 1883 Ethel Anderson, Australian poet (d. 1958)
  • 1884 Harrison Ford, Kansas City, Missouri, silent screen actor (Rubber Tires, Vanity Fair, Love In High Gear)
  • 1885 Giacomo Benvenuti, composer
  • 1885 Sydney Chaplin, South Africa, actor (Limelight)
  • 1889 Reggie Walker, South African athlete (d. 1951)
  • 1890 Solomon Mikhoels, Soviet actor and chairman of the Jewish Anti-Fascist Committee (d. 1948)
  • 1892 Caesar Vallejo, Peruvian/French poet (Los Heraldos Negros)
  • 1892 James Petrillo, leader of the U.S. musicians union (d. 1984)
  • 1893 Isobel Elsom, actress (My Fair Lady, Love From a Stranger)
  • 1896 Conrad Nagel, Keokuk Iowa, actor (Celebrity Time)
  • 1901 Edward Pawley, American actor (d. 1988)
  • 1902 Lucie Rie, potter
  • 1903 Mike Mansfield, (Sen-D-Mont) majority whip
  • 1903 Morgan Conway, actor (Dick Tracy)
  • 1903 Nikolai Lopatnikoff, Revel Estonia, composer (Variaioni Concertanto)
  • 1904 Clive Morton, actor (Goodbye Mr Chips, Moonraker), born in London, England
  • 1905 Elisabeth Flickenschildt, German actress (d. 1977)
  • 1906 Francisco Ayala, writer
  • 1906 Henny Youngman, comedian (Take my wife please), born in London, England
  • 1908 Robert Rossen director/writer (Hustler, All the King's Men, Mambo)
  • 1910 Aladar Gerevich, Hungary, sabres (Olympic-gold-1948)
  • 1910 Andrew Miller-Jones, British TV pioneer
  • 1910 Iftikhar Ali Khan, cricketer (Nawab of Pataudi, England & India)
  • 1910 Martijn Lijnema, boer/resistance fighter (WW II)
  • 1910 Norman Wooland, Dusseldorf Germany, actor (Hamlet)
  • 1911 Dr. Josef Mengele, German, accused Nazi war criminal (d. 1979)
  • 1911 Pierre Harmel, Belgian politician
  • 1912 Patricia Nixon, [Thelma Catherine], Ely Nevada, 1st lady (1968-74)
  • 1916 Lloyd McBride, union president (United Steelworkers)
  • 1916 Mercedes McCambridge, American actress (d. 2004)
  • 1917 Samael Aun Weor, Colombian writer (d. 1977)
  • 1918 Aldo E van Eyck, Dutch architect (City Hall)
  • 1918 Howard Boatwright, composer
  • 1919 Erno Kiraly, composer
  • 1920 John Addison, Surrey England, composer (Tom Jones-Acad Award)
  • 1920 Leo McKern, Australian actor (Blue Lagoon, Help, Mouse that Roared), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 1920 Percy Mansell, cricketer (leg-spin all-rounder in 13 Tests for S Afr)
  • 1920 Traudl Junge, Hitler's secretary (d. 2002)
  • 1920 Dorothea Binz, Nazi war criminal (d. 1947)
  • 1920 Sid Fleischman, American author
  • 1921 Anne Truitt (born Anne Dean), Baltimore USA, American artist
  • 1921 Fahd bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, King of Saudi Arabia (1982-2005), born in Riyadh, Sultanate of Nejd (d. 2005)
  • 1922 Geoffrey Freeman Allen, railway writer
  • 1922 Harding Lemay, North Bangor NY, headwriter (Another World)
  • 1923 George Bean, cricketer (92 runs in 3 Tests for Eng v Aust)
  • 1925 Cornell Borchers, Germany, actress (Big Lift, Floodtide, Istanbul)
  • 1925 Luis E. Miramontes, Mexican chemist, co-inventor of the combined oral contraceptive pill (d. 2004)

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1926 Jerry Lewis, [Joseph Levitch], Newark New Jersey, comedian/fund raiser (MDA),

Comedian Jerry Lewis
Comedian
Jerry Lewis
  • 1926 Charles Goodell, American politician (d. 1987)
  • 1927 Daniel Patrick Moynihan, US ambassador to UN/(Sen-D-NY, 1977- )
  • 1927 Karlheinz Boehm, Austrian actor (Face of Fear, Peeping Tom, Unnatural), born in Darmstadt, (d. 2014)
  • 1927 Olga San Juan, actress (Variety Girl, 1 Touch of Venus), born in NYC, New York
  • 1927 Vladimir M Komarov, Moscow Russia, cosmonaut (Voshkod I Soyuz 1)
  • 1928 Christa Ludwig, soprano (Vienna State Opera), born in Berlin, Germany
  • 1928 Ramon Barce, composer
  • 1929 Edwin London, composer
  • 1929 Nadja Tiller, Austrian actress
  • 1930 Minoru Miky, composer
  • 1931 Betty Johnson, Guilford County NC, singer (Jack Paar Show, I Dreamed)
  • 1931 Don Richard Carpenter, novelist
  • 1932 Ronnie Walter Cunningham, Creston Iowa, Col USMC/astronaut (Apollo 7)
  • 1933 Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Associate Justice of US Supreme Court, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1933 Sandy Weill, American financier and philanthropist
  • 1934 Ray Hnatyshyn, Governor-General of Canada (d. 2002)
  • 1935 Teresa Berganza, Spanish soprano
  • 1936 Thelma Hopkins, England, high jumper (Oly-silver-1956)
  • 1937 Constanca Capdeville, composer
  • 1937 David Del Tredici, Cloverdale California, composer (1980 Pulitzer)
  • 1937 Amos Tversky, Israeli psychologist (d. 1996)
  • 1939 Carlos Bilardo, Argetinian football coach
  • 1940 Bernardo Bertolucci, Parma Italy, director (Last Tango in Paris, The Last Emperor)
  • 1940 Chuck Woolery, Ky, TV game show host (Love Connection)
  • 1940 Jan P Pronk, Dutch politician (PvdA)
  • 1940 Jan Schaefer, Dutch asst secretary of state (PvdA)
  • 1940 Keith Rowe, English guitarist (AMM) and painter
  • 1941 Robert Guéï, ruler of Côte d'Ivoire (d. 2002)
  • 1942 Jerry Jeff Walker, Oneonta NY, country singer (Mr Bojangles)
  • 1942 James Soong, Taiwanese politician
  • 1942 Roger Crozier, Canadian ice hockey goaltender (d. 1996)
  • 1943 Ursula Goodenough, Evolutionary Scholar, Cell Biologist
  • 1943 Kim Mu-saeng, South Korean actor (d. 2005)
  • 1946 Erik Estrada, actor (CHiPs, Cross & Switchblade, Lightblast), born in NYC, New York
  • 1946 Hubert Soudant, Dutch conductor
  • 1947 Ramzan Paskayev, Chechen accordionist
  • 1948 Margaret [Edith] Weis, US, sci-fi author (Dragons of Spring Dawning)
  • 1948 Michael Bruce, rocker/actor (Rudy-Rainbow Drive)
  • 1949 Bertha Knox Gilkey, welfare & tenament rights for urban women
  • 1949 Elliott Murphy, US singer/songwriter
  • 1949 Victor Garber, actor (Days & Nights of Molly Dodd), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1949 Erik Estrada, Puerto Rican actor
  • 1951 Kate Nelligan, London Ontario, actress (Bethune, Eye of the Needle)
  • 1951 Ray Benson, Phila Pa, country singer (House of Blue Lights)
  • 1951 Ritchie Teeter, rocker
  • 1952 Philippe Kahn, French-American entrepreneur
  • 1953 Isabelle Huppert, French actress
  • 1953 Richard Stallman, American free software activist
  • 1954 Dav Whatmore, cricketer (Colombo Aust bat 1979, Sri Lanka coach 1995-)
  • 1954 Hollis Stacy, Savannah Ga, LPGA golfer (US Open 1977, 78)
  • 1954 Jimmy Nail, singer/actor (Evita, Spender, Howling II)
  • 1954 Nancy Wilson, SF, rock guitarist (Heart-Never, What about Love)
  • 1954 Colin Ireland, Kent, England, serial killer ('Gay Slayer'/ Coleherne killer), (d. 2012)
  • 1955 Isabelle Huppert, Paris France, actress (Cactus, Heaven's Gate)
  • 1955 Jiro Watanabe, Japanese boxer
  • 1955 Bruno Barreto, Brazilian film director
  • 1956 Ozzie Newsome, NFL tight end (Cleveland Browns)
  • 1957 Pearl Moore, WBL guard (NY Stars)
  • 1958 Jorge Ramos, Mexican TV anchor, born in Mexico City
  • 1958 Kate Worley, American comic book writer (d. 2004)
  • 1959 Michael J Bloomfield, Flint Mich, Major USAF/astronaut (STS 86)
  • 1959 Stan Thorn, Kenosha Wisc, singer (Shenandoah-Sunday in the South)

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1959 Flavor Flav, American rapper, and reality tv star

Rapper & TV star Flavor Flav
Rapper & TV star
Flavor Flav
  • 1959 Jens Stoltenberg, Prime Minister of Norway
  • 1960 Duane Sutter, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1961 Mel Gray, NFL wide receiver/kick returner (Houston/Tennessee Oilers)
  • 1962 Marcel Brands, soccer player (RKC)
  • 1963 Phung Vuong, Saigon Vietnam, murderer (FBI Most Wanted List)
  • 1963 Jimmy Degrasso, American musician, drummer

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1963 Kevin Smith, New Zealand actor (d. 2002)

  • 1964 Patty Griffin, American singer and songwriter
  • 1964 Gore Verbinski, American movie director
  • 1964 Pascal Richard, Swiss cyclist
  • 1965 Cindy Brown, US, basketball player (Olympic-gold-1988)
  • 1965 Belén Rueda, Spanish actress
  • 1966 Brad Bergen, PA Sask, hockey defenseman (Team Germany 1998)
  • 1966 Catarina Pollini, WNBA forward (Houston Comets)
  • 1966 David Nascimento, soccer player (Roda JC/FC Utrecht)
  • 1966 Rodney Peete, NFL quarterback (Philadelphia Eagles)
  • 1967 Dan Owens, NFL defensive tackle (Atlanta Falcons, Detroit Lions)
  • 1967 John Mangum, NFL safety (Chicago Bears)
  • 1968 Jason van Blerk, soccer player (Go Ahead Eagles)
  • 1968 Ananya Khare, Indian actress and teacher
  • 1969 Ottis Gibson, cricketer (Barbados fast bowler, WI 1995)
  • 1969 Pat Harlow, NFL tackle (NE Patriots, Oakland Raiders)
  • 1969 Steve Israel, NFL cornerback (SF 49ers, New England Patriots)
  • 1970 Kelli James, Medford NJ, field hockey forward (Olympics-96)
  • 1971 Brett Carolan, NFL tight end (SF 49ers)
  • 1971 Eric Ravotti, NFL linebacker (Pittsburgh Steelers)
  • 1971 Alan Tudyk, American actor
  • 1973 Bert Zuurman, soccer player (SC Heerenveen)
  • 1973 Brant Bjork, American musician (Kyuss)
  • 1974 Heath Streak, cricketer (Zimbabwean pace bowler 1993-)
  • 1974 Lamont Burns, guard (NY Jets)
  • 1974 Georgios Anatolakis, Greek footballer
  • 1974 Fotini Vavatsi, Greek archer
  • 1975 Sienna Guillory, English actress (Jill Valentine-Resident Evil), born in Kettering, England
  • 1976 Michelle Rae Collie, Miss Universe-Bahamas (1996)
  • 1976 Abraham Núñez, Dominican baseball player
  • 1976 Paul Schneider, American actor
  • 1976 Nick Spano, American actor