Famous Birthdays on 19th March

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  • 1434 Ashikaga Yoshikatsu, Japanese shogun (d. 1443)
  • 1488 Johannes Magnus, last Catholic Archbishop of Sweden (d. 1544)
  • 1503 Benedetto Varchi, Ital humanist/historian (Storia Fiorentina)
  • 1589 William Bradford, gov of Plymouth colony for 30 years (baptized)
  • 1593 Georges de la Tour, French painter
  • 1601 Alonzo Cano, Spanish painter/sculptor (Cathedral Granada)
  • 1604 Johan IV, composer/king of Portugal (1640-56)
  • 1610 Hasegawa Tohaku, Japanese painter
  • 1629 Aleksei M Romanov, 1st Romanov tsar of Russia
  • 1673 Pedro Vaz Rego, composer
  • 1684 Jean Astruc, French physician and scholar (d. 1766)
  • 1715 Charles-Joseph van Helmont, composer
  • 1721 Tobias Smollett, Scottish writer, baptized
  • 1728 Pieter-Jozef Verhaghen, Flemish (court)painter
  • 1734 Thomas McKean, US attorney (signed Decl of Independence) [or Apr 19]
  • 1739 Charles-François Lebrun, duc de Plaisance, Third Consul of France (d. 1824)
  • 1740 Johann Georg Roser, composer
  • 1740 Joseph F Weigl, German/Austrian(?), violin cellist
  • 1742 Zacharias H Alewijn, Dutch literary/poet
  • 1742 Tupac Amaru II, Incan revolutionary (d. 1781)
  • 1745 Nicolas Sejan, composer
  • 1749 Princess Louisa Anne of Wales (d. 1768)
  • 1752 Jose Mauricio, composer
  • 1767 Leonhard von Call, composer
  • 1777 Anton R Falck, Dutch minister of Education/diplomat
  • 1778 Edward Pakenham, British general (d. 1815)
  • 1785 Pierre-Joseph-Guillaume Zimmermann, composer
  • 1809 Fredrik Pacius, composer

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1813 David Livingstone, Scottish explorer (found by Stanley in Africa), born in Blantyre, South Lanarkshire, Scotland (d. 1873)

Physician and Explorer David Livingstone
Physician and Explorer
David Livingstone
  • 1816 Johannes Josephus Hermanus Verhulst, composer
  • 1817 Lewis Henry Little, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1862)
  • 1819 David Henry Williams, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), (d. 1891)
  • 1821 Francis Barretto Spinola, Brigadier General (Union volunteers)

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1821 Richard Burton, English explorer and translator (Arabian Nights), born in Torquay, Devon (d. 1890)

Geographer, Explorer & Translator Richard Francis Burton
Geographer, Explorer & Translator
Richard Francis Burton
  • 1821 William Allingham, Ballyshannon, County Donegal, Irish poet (The Fairies, Laurence Bloomfield in Ireland)
  • 1823 Cornelis A van Sypesteyn, Dutch governor of Surinam (1873-82)
  • 1823 Princess Adelgunde of Bavaria d. 1914
  • 1827 Alexander Shaler, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), (d. 1911)
  • 1829 Carl Frederik Tietgen, Danish financier and industrialist (d. 1901)
  • 1837 Robert Daniel Johnston, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1919)
  • 1844 Minna Canth, Finland, playwright (The Pastor's Family) and social activist
  • 1845 Willem H de Beaufort, Dutch historian/politician
  • 1847 Constantin Dimitrescu, composer

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1848 Wyatt Earp, American sheriff (OK Corral), born in Monmouth, Illinois (d. 1929)

OK Corral Sheriff Wyatt Earp
OK Corral Sheriff
Wyatt Earp
  • 1849 Alfred von Tirpitz, German World War I Admiral (d. 1930)
  • 1851 Roque Saenz Pena, President of Argentina (1910-14)
  • 1851 William Henry Stark, American business leader (d. 1936)

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1860 William Jennings Bryan, American orator and statesman known as "The Great Commoner", born in Salem, Illinois (d. 1925)

US Politician William Jennings Bryan
US Politician
William Jennings Bryan
  • 1861 Lomer Gouin, Quebec politician (d. 1929)
  • 1864 Charles Marion Russell, American artist (d. 1926)
  • 1865 William Morton Wheeler, American entomologist, myrmecologist, pioneer in ethology (d. 1937)
  • 1871 Joseph McGinnity, Rock Island Ill, baseball pitcher (NY Giants)
  • 1871 Schofield Haigh, cricketer ("Sunshine of the Yorkshire 11")
  • 1872 Sergei Diaghilev, Gruzino Novgorod Russia, ballet director
  • 1872 Anna Held, Polish actress and singer (d. 1918)
  • 1873 Max Reger, Brand Bavaria, composer/pianist/prof (Leipzig Univ)
  • 1874 Arthur Hoyt, Georgetown CO, actor (Gold Dust Gertie, Goldie Get Along)
  • 1879 Joseph Haas, German (opera)composer (Tobias Wunderlich)
  • 1882 Gaston Lachaise, US sculptor (Standing Woman)
  • 1883 Josef Matthias Hauer, composer
  • 1883 Joseph W Stilwell, US general (China)
  • 1888 Josef Albers, German/US graphic artist/painter/writer (Bauhaus)
  • 1888 Léon Scieur, Belgian cyclist (d. 1969)
  • 1889 Manoel II, last king of Portugal (1908-10)

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1891 Earl Warren, Governor of California/14th supreme court chief justice (1953-69), born in Los Angeles, California

Jurist and Governor of California Earl Warren
Jurist and Governor of California
Earl Warren
  • 1892 Robert Denzler, composer
  • 1892 Siegfried T Bok, neurobiologist/anatomist (Cybernetica)
  • 1892 James Van Fleet, American general (d. 1992)
  • 1894 Jackie "Moms" Mabley, Brevard SC, comedienne (Merv Griffin Show)
  • 1897 Betty Compson, Beaver UT, actress (Millionaire Kid, Mad Youth)
  • 1897 Liam O'Flaherty, Irish writer, born in Inishmore, Aran Islands (d. 1984)
  • 1900 Roy Roberts, actor (Petticoat Junction, Lucy Show), born in Tampa, Florida
  • 1900 [Jean] Frederic Joliot-Curie, French physicist (Nobel 1935)
  • 1901 Gerrit Jan van Heuven Goedhart, Dutch Min of Justice (Nobel 1954)
  • 1901 Jo Mielziner, set designer (Carousel, Death of a Salesman), born in Paris, France
  • 1903 Benjamin M Telders, president of Dutch Liberal States Party
  • 1903 James Bullock, colliery manager
  • 1904 John J Sirica, US federal judge (Watergate hearings)
  • 1904 Tadeusz Zygfryd Kassern, composer
  • 1905 Albert Speer, German architect/minister of Armament (NSDAP)
  • 1906 Adolf Eichmann, Ruhr Germany, Nazi Gestapo officer
  • 1906 Normand Lockwood, composer
  • 1907 Cor Treslem, [Cornelis L Melsert], actor/director (Willem van Oranje)
  • 1907 Elizabeh LeFanu Maconochy, composer
  • 1907 Kent Smith, actor (Peyton Place, Invaders), born in NYC, New York
  • 1907 Marc Vaubourgoin, composer
  • 1907 Nakagawa Soen, Formosa, Zen teacher (Rinzai line)
  • 1909 Louis Hayward, Johannesburg South Africa, actor (Lone Wolf, Survivors)
  • 1909 Attilio Demaria, Argentinian footballer (d. 1990)
  • 1910 Sergei Nikolayevich Anokhin, cosmonaut
  • 1910 Joseph F. Carroll, US Air Force Lt. Gen. and Founding Director, Defense Intelligence Agency (d. 1991)
  • 1911 Kenneth Robinson, politician/businessman
  • 1912 Adolf Galland, fighter Pilot
  • 1912 Russ Case, Hamburg Iowa, orchestra leader (Julius La Rosa Show)
  • 1913 William Chatterton, cricketer (48 in only Test for England 1892)
  • 1914 J Jay Berwanger, 1st Heisman Trophy winner (1935)
  • 1914 Patricia Morison, actress (Peyton Place, Dressed to Kill)
  • 1914 Leonidas Alaoglu, Greek-Canadian mathematician (d. 1981)

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1914 Jiang Qing [Madame Mao], Chinese communist and wife of Mao Zedong, born in Zhucheng, Shandong, China (d. 1991)

Chinese Communist & Wife of Mao Zedong Jiang Qing
Chinese Communist & Wife of Mao Zedong
Jiang Qing
  • 1915 Norman Yardley, English cricket captain (late 40's)
  • 1915 Robert G. Cole, American Paratrooper of the 101st, 502nd division (d. 1944)
  • 1916 Irving Wallace, author (People's Almanac, The Man) [or Mar 18]
  • 1916 Eric Christmas, British actor (d. 2000)
  • 1917 Dino Lipatti, composer
  • 1917 Laszlo Szabo, Hungarian chess player (d. 1998)
  • 1919 Cornelis Berkhouwer, Member of 2nd chamber (Dutch Liberal Party)
  • 1920 Tige Andrews, American actor (d. 2007)
  • 1920 Kjell Aukrust, Norwegian author (d. 2002)
  • 1921 Tommy Cooper, British comedian and magician (d. 1984)
  • 1923 Janine Dacosta, French pianist
  • 1923 Tige Andrews, Bkln, actor (Capt Adam Greer-Mod Squad)
  • 1923 Henry Morgentaler, Canadian gynecologist
  • 1924 Mary Wimbush, British actress (d. 2005)
  • 1925 Brent Scowcroft, Ogden Utah, Lt Gen (USAF)/National Security Council
  • 1927 Richie Ashburn, baseball infielder (Philadelphia Phillies)/sportscaster
  • 1928 Clive Van Ryneveld, cricketer (South African all-rounder 1951-58)
  • 1928 Patrick McGoohan, Astoria NY, actor (#6-Prisoner, Secret Agent)
  • 1928 Hans Küng, Swiss theologian
  • 1929 Herman van San, composer
  • 1929 Michael Ryan, actor (John Randolph-Another World)
  • 1929 Robert Muczynski, composer
  • 1930 Bill Henderson, jazz singer (Torpedo-Dreams), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1932 Gay Robert Brewer, Middletwon OH, PGA golfer (1972 Canadian)
  • 1933 Philip Roth, novelist (Goodbye Columbus, Portnoy's Complaint), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • 1933 Renée Taylor, American actress
  • 1934 Borge Andersen, Denmark, Danish Chess Champion (1967, 68)
  • 1935 Burt Metcalfe, Saskatchewan Canada, actor/dir (Father of the Bride)
  • 1935 Phyllis Newman, actress (Coming of Age, TW3), born in Jersey City, New Jersey
  • 1935 Renee Taylor, actress (Jack Paar Show, Mary Hartman, Nanny), born in NYC, New York
  • 1936 Amancio D'Silva, musician
  • 1936 Ursula Andress, Berne Switzerland, actress (She, Sensuous Nurse)
  • 1936 Birthe Wilke, Danish singer
  • 1937 Clarence "Frogman" Henry, musician (You Always Hurt the One You Love)
  • 1937 Egon Krenz, President of East Germany
  • 1939 Abbas Ali Baig, cricketer (Indian bat 112 on debut v England 1959)
  • 1939 Joe Kapp, NFL QB (Minnesota Vikings, Boston Patriots, Houston Oilers)
  • 1941 Lord Vestey, British food magnate/billionaire (Union International)
  • 1942 David Minge, (Rep-D-Minnesota)
  • 1942 Jeff Neighbour, US bassist (Joy of Cooking)
  • 1942 Robin Luke, rocker (Susie Darlin')
  • 1943 Mario J. Molina, Mexican chemist, Nobel laureate
  • 1943 Mario Monti, Italian politician
  • 1943 Vern Schuppan, Australian racing driver
  • 1944 Joseph Celli, composer
  • 1944 Lynda Bird Johnson Robb, LBJ's daughter
  • 1944 Myung-Wha Chung, Seoul Korea, cellist (Chung Trio)
  • 1944 Said Musa, Prime Minister of Belize
  • 1944 Sirhan Sirhan, Palestinian-born assassin
  • 1945 Lisa Nicole Baker, Detroit TX, playmate of the year (Nov 1966)
  • 1945 Stefanos Kiriakidis, Greek actor
  • 1946 Bigas Luna, director/writer (Anguish)
  • 1946 Mohammad Ilyas, cricketer (Pakistani batsman in ten Tests 1964-69)
  • 1946 Paul Atkinson, rock guitarist (Zombies-Never Even Thought)
  • 1946 Ruth Pointer, singer (Pointer Sisters-I'm So Exicted)
  • 1947 Earlie Fires, jockey (Hialeah Park)
  • 1947 Glenn Close, Greenwich Ct, actress (The Big Chill, Fatal Attraction)
  • 1947 John Beckwith, English real estate developer/multi-millionaire
  • 1947 Vince Martino, Schenectady NY, WLAF offensive asst (Barcelona Dragons)
  • 1947 Marinho Peres, Brazilian football player
  • 1948 Vintcent Van der Bijl, Natal cricket bowler (superb 2m of 70's & 80's)
  • 1949 Denny Albee, American actor (Dr Janssen-One Life to Live), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • 1952 Derek Longmuir, rock drummer (Bay City Rollers), born in Edinburgh, Scotland
  • 1952 Warren Lees, NZ cricket wicket-keeper (late 70's)
  • 1952 Harvey Weinstein, American film producer (Miramax), born in New York City
  • 1953 Billy Sheehan, rocker (Mr Big-Lean Into It)
  • 1953 Hans Rinn, German DR, 2 man lugist (Olympic-gold-1976, 80)
  • 1953 Ricky Wilson, Athens Ga, rock guitarist (B-52's-Love Shack)
  • 1954 Charles Pinnell, horse trainer
  • 1954 Indu Shahani, Indian educationist and Sheriff of Mumbai

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1955 Bruce Willis, American actor (Moonlighting, Die Hard), born in Idar-Oberstein, West Germany

  • 1956 Alina Castro, Havanna Cuba, daughter of Fidel
  • 1956 Yegor Gaidar, Russian politician and economist.
  • 1957 Blake Passey, horse trainer
  • 1959 Shelley Burch, Tucson Az, actress (One Life to Live, Identity Crisis)
  • 1959 Terry Hall, rocker (Colourfield-Animal Liberation)
  • 1961 Jos Lansink, Dutch-Belgian equestrian
  • 1962 Ivan Calderón, Puerto Rican baseball player (d. 2003)
  • 1962 Jim Korderas, American professional wrestling referee
  • 1964 Yoko Kanno, Japanese composer
  • 1964 Jake Weber, British actor
  • 1966 Paul Devenport, New Zealand, Canadian Tour golfer (1991 Texas Tour)
  • 1966 Andy Sinton, English footballer
  • 1966 James "Big Jim" Wright, American record producer
  • 1967 Vladimir Konstantinov, Russian ice hockey player
  • 1968 Liam Jewell, kayaker (Olympics-96), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1968 Tyrone Hill, NBA forward (Milwaukee Bucks)
  • 1968 Mots'eoa Senyane, Lesotho diplomat
  • 1969 Arjan Vermeulen, soccer player (Vitesse)
  • 1969 Michael Bergin, model (Coca Cola)/actor
  • 1969 Scott Alexander Brownlee, Hamilton NZ, rowing coxless 4 men (Oly-96)
  • 1969 Gary Jules, American singer and songwriter
  • 1969 Connor Trinneer, American actor
  • 1970 Errol Refos, soccer player (Feyenoord)
  • 1970 Janne Laukenen, Lahti FIN, NHL defenseman (Finland Oly-B-98, Senators)
  • 1970 Rick Mirer, NFL quarterback (Seattle Seahawks, Chicago Bears)
  • 1970 Sean Fleming, CFL kicker (Edmonton Eskimos)
  • 1971 Cory Fleming, NFL wide receiver (Dallas Cowboys)
  • 1971 Dalton James, actor (My Father the Hero, Mark-Beverly Hills 90201)
  • 1971 Kirk Botkin, NFL tight end (NO Saints, Pittsburgh Steelers)
  • 1971 Louie Debrusk, Cambridge, NHL left wing (Edmonton Oilers)