Famous Birthdays on 25th March

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 243

  • 1133 Henry II, King of England (1154-89)
  • 1252 Conradin, Duke of Swabia (d. 1268), son of Conradin IV
  • 1259 Andronikos II Palaiologos, Byzantine emperor (d. 1332)
  • 1297 Andronicus III Palaeologus, Byzantine emperor (d. 1341)
  • 1297 Arnost of Pardubice, Archbishop of Prague (d. 1364)
  • 1345 Blanche of Lancaster, wife of John of Gaunt (d. 1369)
  • 1347 Catherine of Siena, Italian saint (d. 1380)
  • 1404 John Beaufort, 1st Duke of Somerset, English military leader (d. 1444)
  • 1495 Leonhard Paminger, composer
  • 1532 Pietro Pontio, composer
  • 1539 Christopher Clavius, German mathematician (d. 1612)
  • 1541 Francesco I de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (d. 1587)
  • 1593 Jean de Brébeuf, French Jesuit missionary (d. 1649)
  • 1594 Maria Tesselschade Roemers Visscher, Dutch writer
  • 1643 Louis Moréri, French encylopedist (d. 1680)
  • 1653 Joseph Sauveur, French physicist/mathematician
  • 1661 Paul de Rapin, French historian (d. 1725)
  • 1688 Johann Gotthilf Ziegler, composer
  • 1699 Johann Adolf Hasse, composer
  • 1702 Christian Gottlieb Ziegler, composer
  • 1702 Pieter Teyler Van der Hulst, Dutch silk merchant (Teyler's Museum)
  • 1713 Jean-Baptiste Canavas, composer
  • 1723 Kaat Mussel, [Catharina Mulder], Dutch demonstrater
  • 1745 Nicolas Etienne Framery, composer
  • 1762 Francesco Giuseppi Pollini, composer
  • 1767 Joachim Murat, marshal of France/King of Naples (1808-15)
  • 1769 Salvatore Vigano, composer
  • 1770 Carl Friedrich Ebers, composer
  • 1782 Caroline Bonaparte, Queen of Naples (d. 1839) and sister of Napoleon
  • 1786 Giovanni B Amia, Italian astronomer/physicist/botanist
  • 1797 John Winebrenner, US, clergyman, founded Church of God
  • 1800 Paulin Paris, French historian
  • 1808 Jose de Espronceda y Delgado, Spanish revolutionary/poet (Cortes)
  • 1818 Isaac Ingalls Stevens, Major General (Union volunteers), (d. 1862)
  • 1820 Xavier F M G, Earl of Merode, Belgian minister to Pope (in Rome)
  • 1823 William Thompson Martin, Mjr General (Confederate Army), (d. 1910)
  • 1824 Clinton L. Merriam, American politician (d. 1900)
  • 1830 Julius Caesar, cricketer (prominent batsman for Surrey)
  • 1839 William Bell Wait, US, educated the blind
  • 1840 Myles Keogh, U.S. Soldier in U.S. 7th Cavalry Regiment & Irish Soldier of Fortune (d. 1876)
  • 1848 William Keith Brooks, American marine zoologist (anatomy and embryology of marine animals), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1863 Simon Flexner, American pathologist (d. 1946)
  • 1865 Pierre Weiss, Mulhouse, France, French physicist (theory of ferromagnetism)
  • 1867 Arturo Toscanini, Parma Italy, temperamental conductor (NBC)
  • 1867 John Gutzon Borglum, sculptor (Mt Rushmore)
  • 1868 Bill Lockwood, cricketer (England all-rounder in 12 Tests 1893-1902)
  • 1869 Gustaaf DFL Schamelhout, Flemish physician/writer
  • 1872 Vito Pardo, Italian sculptor (Columbus monument in Argentina)
  • 1873 Rudolf Rocker, German/US anarchist
  • 1875 Spencer Charters, Duncannon PA, actor (3 Faces West)
  • 1877 Walter Little, Canadian politician (d. 1961)
  • 1878 Henry graaf de Baillet-Latour, Belgian President of IOC (1925-42)
  • 1878 Theodore Samuel Holland, composer
  • 1879 Otakar Zich, Czech composer, born in Městec Králové (d. 1934)
  • 1881 Béla Bartok, Hungary, composer/pianist (Concerto for Orchestra)
  • 1881 Louis Dosfel, Flemish lawyer/writer (Assault!)
  • 1881 Mary Gladys Webb, English writer (d. 1927)
  • 1882 Haydn Wood, English composer, born in Slaithwaite (d. 1959)
  • 1884 Georges Imbert, Alsatian chemist (d. 1950)
  • 1885 Veit Valentin, German/US historian (Deutsche Revolution)
  • 1886 Athenagoras, Patriarch of Constantinople (d. 1972)
  • 1890 Marten Baersma, [MH Bottema], Friesan author (De ljochte kimen)
  • 1892 Andy Clyde, Scotland, actor (George-Real McCoys, Cully-Lassie)
  • 1893 Edward Hart, (Rep-D-NJ)/1st chairman of Com on Un-American Activities
  • 1894 Erik William Gustav Leidzen, composer
  • 1895 Siegfried Handloser, German physician (d. 1954)
  • 1897 John Laurie, Dumfries Scotland, actor (Jericho, Island of Desire)
  • 1899 Bella Spewack, Hungary, playwright (Kiss Me Kate)
  • 1899 Jacques Audiberti, French poet (Race of Men)
  • 1899 Burt Munro, New Zealand motorcycle racer (d. 1978)
  • 1901 Ed Begley, actor (Mr Koppel-Leave it to Larry), born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • 1902 Sten Broman, composer
  • 1903 Frankie Carle, Providence RI, orchestra leader (Golden Touch)
  • 1903 Binnie Barnes, actress (Last of the Mohicans, 3 Musketeers), born in London, England (d. 1998)
  • 1903 Nahum Norbert Glatzer, Jewish-American scholar (d. 1990)
  • 1906 Alan J P Taylor, British historian (English history 1914-1915)
  • 1906 Howard Pyle, (Gov-R-Az, 1951-55)
  • 1906 Jean Sablon, French singer-songwriter, born in Nogent-sur-Marne, near Paris (d. 1994)
  • 1908 Bridget D'Oyly Carte, British theater & hotel director

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1908 David Lean, English director (Doctor Zhivago, Ryan's Daughter), born in Croydon, England

Film Director David Lean
Film Director
David Lean
  • 1909 Dutch (Emil) Leonard, baseball pitcher (Boston Red Sox, 1.01 ERA 1914)
  • 1909 Jay Blackton, conductor/arranger (Guys & Dolls), born in NYC, New York
  • 1910 Mario Peragallo, Italian composer
  • 1910 Magda Olivero, Italian soprano
  • 1911 Willy Anthoons, Flemish sculptor (Mystic verheffing)

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1911 Jack Ruby, killer of Lee Harvey Oswald, born in Chicago, Illinois

Killer of Lee Harvey Oswald Jack Ruby
Killer of Lee Harvey Oswald
Jack Ruby
  • 1912 Jean Vilar, French stage and film actor (d. 1971)
  • 1913 Sir Reo Stakis, Anglo-Cypriot hotel magnate (d. 2001)
  • 1914 Marthe Robert, essayist/translator
  • 1914 Norman E Borlaug, US agriculture scientist (Nobel 1970)
  • 1916 Nikolay Ivanovich Peyko, composer
  • 1918 Howard Cosell, Winston-Salem NC, sportscaster (Monday Night Football)
  • 1919 Jeanne Cagney, actress (Lion is in the Streets, Quicksand)
  • 1920 Patrick Troughton, actor (Doctor Who)
  • 1920 Arthur Wint, Jamaican runner (d. 1992)
  • 1921 Nancy Kelly, Lowell Mass, actress (Double Exposure, Jesse James)
  • 1921 Simone Signoret, Weisbaden Germany, (Casque d'Or, Room at the Top)
  • 1921 Alexandra of Greece and Denmark, Queen of Yugoslavia (d. 1993)
  • 1922 Bruno VeSota, Ill, actor/director (Chopper, Teenage Doll, Wild Rovers)

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1922 Eileen Ford, American modelling agency executive and co-founder (Ford Modelling Agency), born in Manhattan, New York, (d. 2014)

Co-Founder of Ford Models Eileen Ford
Co-Founder of Ford Models
Eileen Ford
  • 1922 Tobias Schneebaum, American writer, anthropologist and explorer, born in New York City (d. 2005)
  • 1923 Lee Hale, choral director (The Entertainers), born in Tacoma, Washington
  • 1923 Wim Van Est, [Locomotief/Pletmolen], Dutch cyclist
  • 1923 Bonnie Guitar, American singer
  • 1924 Julia Perry, Lexington, Kentucky, African-American composer (Cask of Amontillado)
  • 1924 Machiko Kyo, actor (Gate of Hell, Rashomon, Ugetsu), born in Osaka, Japan
  • 1925 James Moody, US, jazz saxophonist/flutist/orchestra leader
  • 1925 Flannery O'Connor, GA, novelist (A Good Man is Hard to Find)
  • 1926 Hans Rausing, Swedish/British industrial/billionaire (Tetra Pak)
  • 1926 Laszlo Papp, Hungary, Olympic Boxer (Gold-1948, 1952, 1956)
  • 1927 Leslie Claudius, India, field hockey (Olympic-gold-1948, 52, 56)
  • 1928 James A Lovell Jr, American astronaut (Gemini 7, 12, Apollo 8, 13), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1928 Hilton Kramer, Gloucester, Massachusetts, art critic, (d. 2012)
  • 1929 Harris W Fawell, (Rep-R-IL, 1985- )
  • 1929 Kenneth Haigh, Yorkshire England, actor (Search for the Nile)
  • 1929 Wim van Est, Dutch cyclist (d. 2003)
  • 1930 David Russell Burge, composer
  • 1931 Paul Motian, American jazz drummer and composer
  • 1932 Wes Santee, American runner, born in Ashland, Kansasmiler (d. 2010)
  • 1932 Woody (Woodson) Held, baseball player

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1934 Gloria Steinem, American feminist and publisher (Ms Magazine), born in Toledo, Ohio

Journalist Gloria Steinem
Journalist
Gloria Steinem
  • 1934 Johnny Burnette, guitarist (Trains Kept A-Rollin, You're 16), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • 1935 Susan Engel, actress (Ascendancy), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1935 Flash Elorde, Filipino boxer
  • 1936 Lawrence Bernard "Larry" Gales, bassist
  • 1937 Tom Monaghan, Ann Arbor Michigan, founder of Dominos pizza
  • 1938 Hoyt Axton, actor (Black Stallion, Junkman, Rousters), born in Duncan, Oklahoma
  • 1938 Fritz d'Orey, Brazilian racing driver
  • 1939 Toni Cade Bambara, director
  • 1940 Anita Bryant, Barnsdall Oklahoma, singer (George Gobel Show) and anti-homosexuality campaigner
  • 1941 Gudmund Hernes, Norwegian politician
  • 1942 Aretha Franklin, Soul Sister #1/singer (Respect), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • 1942 Jacqueline Lichtenberg, US, sci-fi author (Star Trek Lives!, Dreamspy)
  • 1942 Paul Michael Glaser, actor (Starsky-Starsky & Hutch), born in Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • 1942 Richard O'Brien, English actor and writer (Rocky Horror Show)
  • 1942 Kim Woodburn, English television personality
  • 1943 Pavel Lednev, USSR, pentathelete (Olympic-gold-1980)
  • 1943 Ronald Jeffers, composer
  • 1944 Ross Duncan, cricketer (one Test Australia v England 1971, 0-30)
  • 1944 Terry L Bruce, (Rep-D-IL, 1985- )
  • 1946 Bonnie Bedelia [Culkin], American actress (Die Hard, Heart Like a Wheel), born in NYC, New York
  • 1946 Cliff Balsam, English footballer
  • 1946 Maurice Krafft, French vulcanologist (d. 1991)
  • 1946 Gerard John Schaefer, American serial killer (d. 1995)
  • 1947 Claudine Schneider, (Rep-R-RI, 1981- )

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1947 Elton John [Reginald Kenneth Dwight], English singer (Rocketman), born in Pinner, Middlesex

Singer Elton John
Singer
Elton John
  • 1948 Kelly Garrett, actress/singer (Holdin)
  • 1948 Michael Stanley, rocker (Michael Stanley Band), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1948 Richard Lundy, horse trainer
  • 1948 Lynn Faulds Wood, Scottish television presenter
  • 1949 Jean Potvin, Canadian NHL player, born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • 1949 Neil Jones, musician (Bend Me Shape Me)
  • 1950 Chuck Greenberg, American musician (Shadowfax) (d. 1995)
  • 1951 Bob Pelander, rock keyboardist/vocalist (Michael Stanley Band)
  • 1951 Maisie Williams, Montserrat, rock vocalist (Boney M)
  • 1952 Antanas Mockus, Colombian mathematician
  • 1953 Haroon Rashid, cricketer (Pakistani & WSC batsman late 70's)
  • 1953 Mary Gross, actress/comedian (SNL, Club Paradise, Feds), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1954 Elli Stai, Greek journalist and TV presenter
  • 1954 Thom Loverro, American sportswriter
  • 1955 Daniel Boulud, French chef and restaurateur
  • 1955 Lee Mazzilli, American baseball player
  • 1956 Sonia M Lannaman, England, 4X100m relayer (Olympic-bronze-1980)
  • 1956 Matthew Garber, English actor (d. 1977)
  • 1957 Jim Uhls, American screenwriter
  • 1958 James McDaniel, actor (Arthur Fancy-NYPD Blue), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1958 Maria Caridad Colón, Cuba, javelin thrower, (Olympic-gold-1980)
  • 1958 Yograj Singh, cricketer (Indian pace bowler early 80's)
  • 1958 Sisy Chen, Taiwanese politician and television commentator
  • 1958 Åsa Torstensson, Swedish politician
  • 1959 Vince Guerra, American jockey, born in Tucson
  • 1960 Haywood Nelson, actor (Haywood-Grady, Dwayne-What's Happening), born in NYC, New York
  • 1960 Robert Green, tennis star, born in Omaha, Nebraska
  • 1960 Steve Norman, rock sax (Spandau Ballet-True), born in London, England
  • 1960 Idy Chan Yuk-Lin, Hong Kong actress
  • 1961 John Stockwell, actor (Born to Ride, City Limits), born in Galveston, Texas
  • 1961 Mark David Brooks, PGA golfer (1994 Kemper Open), born in Fort Worth, Texas
  • 1961 Fred Goss, American actor, comedian, and writer
  • 1964 Alex Solls, American jockey, born in Panama City, Panama
  • 1964 Eric Woods, California, Canadian Tour golfer (1993 Xerox BC Open)
  • 1964 Ken Wregget, Brandon, NHL goalie (Pitts Penguins)
  • 1965 Avery Johnson, NBA guard (San Antonio Spurs)

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1965 Sarah Jessica Parker, American actress (Square Pegs, Sex and the City), born in Nelsonville, Ohio

  • 1965 Sean "Hollywood" Hamilton, DJ (Hangin' With Hollywood, Z-100)
  • 1966 David Hohl, Winnipeg Manitoba, freestyle wrestler (Olympics-9-92, 96)
  • 1966 Jeff Cross, NFL defensive end (Miami Dolphins)
  • 1966 Jeff Healey, Canada, blind pop guitarist (See the Light)
  • 1966 Tom Glavine, Concord MA, pitcher (Atlanta Braves, Cy Young 1991)
  • 1966 Anton Rogan, Irish footballer
  • 1967 Debi Thomas, US, figure skater (Olympic-bronze-1988)
  • 1967 Takayuki Miura, hockey defenseman (Team Japan 1998)
  • 1967 Matthew Barney, American media artist
  • 1967 Doug Stanhope, American comedian
  • 1968 Dixon Edwards, NFL linebacker (Dallas Cowboys, Minnesota Vikings)
  • 1968 Errol Martin, CFL linebacker (Edmonton Eskimos)
  • 1968 Peter Blackburn, Australia, badminton player (Olympics-96)
  • 1969 Dale Davis, NBA forward (Indiana Pacers)
  • 1969 Dan Wilson, Arlington Height IL, catcher (Seattle Mariners)
  • 1969 Guy Newman, Australian water polo goalie (Olympics-96)
  • 1969 Scott Sanders, Hannibal MO, pitcher (San Diego Padres)