Famous Birthdays on 21st March

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 207

  • 1466 French van Brederode, leader Hoeksen
  • 1474 Angela Merici, Italian monastery founder/saint
  • 1521 Maurice, Duke and later Elector of Saxony (1547-53), (d. 1553)
  • 1527 Hermann Finck, composer
  • 1624 Francois Roberday, composer
  • 1642 Georg Schmezer, composer
  • 1708 Caspar Ruetz, composer
  • 1713 Francis Lewis, signer (Decl of Ind)
  • 1716 Josef Ferdinand Norbert Seger, composer
  • 1763 Jean Paul, writer
  • 1765 Henry Fagel, Dutch/English baron/diplomat
  • 1768 Jean-Baptiste-Joseph Fourier, mathematician/Egyptologist
  • 1779 Alexis Garaude, composer
  • 1801 Maria Theresa of Tuscany, Queen of Sardinia (d. 1855)
  • 1806 Benito Pablo Juarez, Oaxaca Mexico, president of Mexico (1858-72)
  • 1811 Nathaniel Woodard, English educationalist (d. 1891)
  • 1813 James Jesse Strang, King of Mormons on Beaver Is, MI (1850-56)
  • 1820 Frank Mori, composer
  • 1835 Thomas Hayward, English cricketer (d. 1876)
  • 1836 Jesus Monasterio, composer
  • 1839 Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky, Karevo, Russian composer (Boris Gudunov, Night on Bald Mt) [NS]
  • 1854 Alick A C Bannerman, cricketer (bro of Charles, Australia 1878-1893)

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1856 Henry Ossian Flipper, Thomasville, Georgia, American soldier, former slave and first African American to graduate from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1877

Soldier and Former Slave Henry Ossian Flipper
Soldier and Former Slave
Henry Ossian Flipper
  • 1863 Hugo Kaun, composer
  • 1863 George Owen Squier, American inventor and Major General in U.S. Signal Corp (d. 1934)
  • 1866 Antonia Caetana de Paiva Pereira Maury, astronomer

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1869 Albert Kahn, Rhaunen Prussia, American architect (architect of Detroit)

Architect of Detroit Albert Kahn
Architect of Detroit
Albert Kahn
  • 1869 Florenz Ziegfeld, producer (Ziegfield Follies)
  • 1876 John Tewksbury, American athlete (d. 1968)
  • 1878 Thurlow Weed Lieurance, composer
  • 1880 Hans Hofmann, German/US painter (Search for the Real)
  • 1880 Wilhelm Pessler, German sociologist
  • 1880 Gilbert M. 'Broncho Billy' Anderson, American actor (d. 1971)
  • 1881 Hermann Sandby, composer
  • 1882 Gilbert M Anderson, [Max Aronson], Little Rock AR
  • 1883 Jules van Nuffel, composer
  • 1884 George D Birkhoff, US mathematician (Aesthetic measure)
  • 1887 Edwin Scharff, German "entartet" painter/sculptor
  • 1891 Jonathan Hale, actor (Saint's Double Trouble, Saint Strikes Back)
  • 1893 Geoffrey Dearmer, poet
  • 1895 Zlatko Baloković, Croatian violinist (d. 1955)
  • 1900 Eugenie Leontovitch, Moscow Russia, actor (Homicidal)
  • 1900 Paul Klecki/Kletzki, Polish violinist/composer/conductor
  • 1901 Carmelita Geraghty, Rushville IN, actress (My Best Girl, Texas Ranger)
  • 1901 Richard Leslie Hill, historian
  • 1901 Karl Arnold, German politician (d. 1958)
  • 1902 Carl Jaffe, Hamburg Germany, actor (1st Man in Space, Escapement)
  • 1902 Eddie James "Son" House, folk blues musician (Delta Blues)
  • 1902 William Downie Forrest, journalist
  • 1904 Nikolaos Skalkottas, composer
  • 1904 Forrest Mars Sr., American candymaker (d. 1999)
  • 1905 Phyllis McGinley, US, poet (Pulitzer 1961, Love Letters)
  • 1906 John D. Rockefeller III, billionaire philanthropist (oil)
  • 1906 Jim Thompson, American designer and businessman
  • 1908 Maurice Stans, rocker
  • 1910 Nick Castle, Bkln, choreographer (Dinah Shore, Judy Garland)
  • 1910 M S Khan, Bangladeshi intellectual (d. 1978)
  • 1911 John Paxton, screenwriter (On The Beach, Kotch, Farewell My Lovely)
  • 1912 Peter Bull, actor/author (Executioner, Tom Jones, Dr Strangelove)
  • 1913 George Ghita Ionescu, academic
  • 1913 Max Youngstein, producer (United Artists), born in NYC, New York
  • 1913 George Abecassis, English race car driver (d. 1991)
  • 1914 Herman Siles Zuazo, politician
  • 1914 Paul Tortelier, composer
  • 1917 Frank Hardy, Australian author (d. 1994)
  • 1918 Joe Carveth, NHL forward (scored 20 or more goals in 3 seasons)
  • 1919 Geoffrey Pinnington, journalist
  • 1919 Lois Collier, SC, actress (Mary-Boston Blackie, Slave Girl)
  • 1920 Bruno Maderna, composer [or Apr 21]
  • 1920 Georg Ots, Estonian singer (d. 1975)
  • 1920 Manolis Chiotis, Greek bouzouki virtuoso and song writer (d. 1970)
  • 1921 Antony Hopkins, composer
  • 1921 Arthur Grumiaux, Belgian violinist
  • 1921 Logan Ramsey, actor (Head, Joy Sticks, Say Yes), born in Long Beach, California
  • 1923 Mort Lindsey, Newark NJ, orchestra leader (Merv Griffin Show)
  • 1923 Philip Abbott, actor (Arthur Ward-The FBI), born in Lincoln, Nebraska
  • 1923 Shri Mataji Nirmala Srivastava, Founder of Sahaja Yoga
  • 1924 Karl Heinz Fussl, composer
  • 1925 John E Grotberg, (Rep-R-IL, 1985-86)
  • 1925 Peter Brook, director (1776)/TV writer, born in London, England
  • 1925 Hugo Koblet, Swiss cyclist (d. 1964)
  • 1926 Andre Delvaux, Heverie Belgium, director/writer (Benvenuta)
  • 1926 Virginia Weidler, Hollywood CA, actress (Babes on Broadway)
  • 1927 Hans-Dietrich Genscher, German minister of Foreign affairs (FDP)
  • 1928 Evelyn Ruth Anderson, composer
  • 1928 James W Kinnear, CEO (Texaco), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 1928 Peter Hacks, German playwright (Tie Windloch)
  • 1929 James Coco, actor (Man of La Mancha, Murder by Death), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1929 Jules Verne Berman, space & science reporter (ABC-TV)
  • 1929 Maurice Catarcio, wrestler
  • 1931 Ivan William Hannaford, sociologist
  • 1932 Joseph Silverstein, violinist (Denver Symphony Orch), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1933 John Hall, English real estate developer/multi-millionaire
  • 1933 Michael Heseltine, UK Secretary of State for Defence (1986)/MP
  • 1934 Al Freeman Jr, Tx, actor (One Life to Live, My Sweet Charlie), (d. 2012)
  • 1934 Lister Carney, Bellaire Oh, 200m runner (Olympic-silver-1960)
  • 1935 Brian Clough, soccer manager
  • 1935 Hubert Fichte, writer
  • 1936 Marek Stachowski, composer
  • 1936 Ed Broadbent, Canadian politician
  • 1937 Tom Flores, NFL quarterback/coach (Raiders), born in Fresno, California
  • 1938 Grahame Thomas, cricketer (Australian batsman of the mid-60's)
  • 1938 Wilf Corrigan, English/US electronic manufacturer (LSI Logic)
  • 1939 Kathleen Widdoes, Wilmington Del, actress (Without a Trace)
  • 1939 Martha Hudson, Eastman Ga, 4X100m relayer (Olympic-gold-1960)
  • 1940 Solomon Burke, American singer
  • 1941 Dirk D Frimout, Belgium, cosmonaut
  • 1941 Malcolm Francke, cricketer (leg-spinner, Ceylon 1956 to Qld 1984)
  • 1943 Antal Dunai, Hungary, soccer player (Olympic-gold-1968)
  • 1943 Vivian Stanshall, songwriter/comic
  • 1943 Hartmut Haenchen, German conductor
  • 1944 Charles Edward Greene, Pine Bluff Ark, 4x100m runner (Oly-gold-1968)
  • 1944 Henrik Colding-Jorgensen, composer
  • 1944 Jamary Oliveira, composer
  • 1944 Marie-Christine Barrault, Paris France, actress (Stardust Memories)
  • 1945 Rosemary Stone, vocalist/pianist (Sly & Family Stone-Everyday People)
  • 1945 Vernon Guy, US gospel singer (Cool Sounds, Sharpees)
  • 1946 Ray Dorset, rocker (Cold Blue Excursion)
  • 1946 Timothy Dalton, North Wales, actor (James Bond films)
  • 1949 Eddie Money, [Mahoney], Bkln, singer/guitarist (Take Me Home Tonight)
  • 1949 Alvin Kallicharran, cricketer (wonderful West Indies LHB 1972-81)
  • 1949 Slavoj Žižek, Slovenian sociologist, philosopher and cultural critic
  • 1950 Peter Banks, rocker (Yes), (d. 2013)
  • 1950 Roger Hodgson, rock vocalist (Supertramp-It's Raining Again)
  • 1951 Helena Antonaccio, playmate (June, 1969)
  • 1951 Russell Thompkins Jr, US soul singer (Stylistics-Sing Baby Sing)
  • 1952 Chris O'Connell, rocker
  • 1953 Carl Wolfson, comedian (Thicke of the Night), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1953 Shotgun Johnson [Robert], rock drummer (KC & the Sunshine Band-Give it Up)
  • 1954 Mary Jane Smith, Van Nuys Ca, WPVA volleyballer (National-9th-1993)
  • 1955 Barbel Wockel-Eckert, German DR, sprinter (Olympic-4 gold-1976, 80)
  • 1955 Jean Marie Hon, actress (Jane-Man From Atlantis), born in San Franciso, California
  • 1956 Ingrid Kristiansen, Norway, marathoner (Olympic-4th-1984, Bost-86, 89)
  • 1957 Sabrina Le Beauf, actress (Sondra-Crosby Show), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1958 Brad Hall, comedian (SNL), born in Santa Barbara, California
  • 1958 Gary Oldman, actor (Sid & Nancy, Criminal Law, State of Grace)
  • 1958 Marlies Gohr, German DR, sprinter (Olympic-gold-1976, 80)
  • 1959 Sarah Jane Morris, English Singer
  • 1959 Nobuo Uematsu, Japanese composer
  • 1960 Ayrton Senna, Brazilian formula-1 racer (1988 champ)
  • 1960 Dale Baze, jockey
  • 1960 Guy Chadwick, English singer/songwriter (House of Love)
  • 1960 Robert Sweet, American drummer
  • 1961 Kassie Wesley, Ky, actress (Evil Dead 2, Blair-One Life to Live)
  • 1961 Slim MacDonnell, Jim Phantom rock percussionist (Stray Cats)
  • 1961 Wei Wang, Beijing China, US table tennis player (Olympics-96)
  • 1961 Shawn Lane, American guitar virtuoso (d. 2003)
  • 1961 Lothar Matthäus, German footballer

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1962 Matthew Broderick, actor (WarGames, Biloxi Blues), born in NYC, New York

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1962 Rosie O'Donnell, comedienne, actress and TV host (League of Their Own, Flintstones, Rosie, born in Commack, New York

Comedienne Rosie O'Donnell
Comedienne
Rosie O'Donnell
  • 1962 Mark Waid, American comic book writer
  • 1963 Ronald Koeman, Dutch soccer star (Ajax, PSV, Barcelona, Feyenoord)
  • 1963 Sharon June Howe Pederson, Glencoe Mn, rocker (Vixen-Rev It Up)
  • 1963 Shawon Dunston, infielder (SF Giants), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1964 Ahmed Radhi, Iraqi international football star
  • 1964 Jesper Skibby, Danish professional cyclist
  • 1965 Xavier Bertrand, French politician
  • 1966 Al Iafrate, Dearborn Mich, NHL defenseman (San Jose Sharks)
  • 1966 Karen Lunn, Cowra Australia, LPGA golfer (1993 Women's British Open)
  • 1966 Matthew Maynard, cricketer (big hitting Glamorgan & England player)
  • 1967 Elaina Oden, Orange CA, volleyball middle blocker (Oly-bronze-92, 96)
  • 1967 Troy Westwood, CFL kicker (Winnipeg Blue Bombers)
  • 1967 Jonas "Joker" Berggren, Swedish musician (Ace of Base)
  • 1967 Adrian Chiles, British television and radio presenter
  • 1967 Maxim Reality, British MC (The Prodigy)
  • 1968 Erwin Vanderbroeck, Dutch soccer player (Roda JC)
  • 1968 Jeff Lazaro, Waltham Mass, US hockey forward (Olympics-1994)
  • 1968 Johan Garpenlov, Stockholm Swe, NHL left wing (Florida Panthers)
  • 1968 Mark Sander, WLAF linebacker (Scottish Claymores)
  • 1968 Samantha Leah Dorman, Lakeland Fla, playmate (Sept, 1991)
  • 1968 Scott Williams, NBA forward (Phila 76ers)
  • 1968 DJ Premier (Preemo), hip hop producer
  • 1969 Jennifer Lyn Jackson, playmate (April, 1989), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1969 Mark Allen, Australia, Australian golfer
  • 1969 Ali Daei, Iranian footballer
  • 1971 Hason Graham, NFL wide receiver (NE Patriots)
  • 1972 (Olympics-silver-1998)
  • 1972 Boris Mironov, Moscow, NHL defenseman (Team Russia Oly-S-98, Edmonton)
  • 1972 Chris Ball, Costa Mesa California, kayak (alt-Olympics-96)
  • 1972 Frank West, CFL defensive back (Hamilton Tiger Cats)
  • 1972 John Leach, CFL running back (Toronto Argonauts)
  • 1972 Michele Michael, Miss Maryland USA (1996)
  • 1972 Large Professor, hip hop artist
  • 1972 Chris Candido, professional wrestler (d. 2005)
  • 1973 Chiou Hai Ta, Miss Taiwan ROC Universe (1997)
  • 1973 Larry Bowie, running back (Washington Redskins)
  • 1973 Ananda Lewis, American model and television personality
  • 1973 Stuart Nethercott, English footballer
  • 1973 Jerry Supiran, American actor
  • 1974 Laura Allen, American actress
  • 1974 Jose Clayton, Tunisian footballer
  • 1975 Vitaly Potapenko, NBA center (Cleveland Cavaliers)
  • 1975 Mark Williams, Welsh snooker player
  • 1978 Charmaine Dragun, Australian news anchor (d.2007)
  • 1978 Kevin Federline, American dancer/hip hop artist
  • 1978 Cristian Guzmán, Dominican baseball player
  • 1978 Rani Mukherjee, Indian actress
  • 1980 Ronaldinho Gaucho, Brazilian international footballer
  • 1980 Marit Bjørgen, Norwegian cross-country skier
  • 1980 Deryck Whibley, Canadian guitarist and singer (Sum41)