Famous Birthdays on 27th March

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 250

  • 972 King Robert II of France (d. 1031)
  • 1416 Antonio Squarcialupi, composer
  • 1554 Everhardus van Bronchorst, Dutch lawyer
  • 1627 Stephen Fox, English politician (d. 1716)
  • 1665 Benjamin Neukirch, German poet (Herrn von Hofmannswaldau)
  • 1676 Francis II Rákóczi, leader of the Hungarian uprising against the Habsburg (d. 1735)
  • 1696 Antoine Court, French Huguenot minister (d. 1760)
  • 1702 Johann Ernst Eberlin, composer
  • 1710 Joseph Marie Clement dall' Abaco, composer
  • 1712 Claude Bourgelat, French veterinary surgeon (d. 1779)
  • 1714 Francesco Antonio Zaccaria, Italian theologian and historian (d. 1795)
  • 1730 Thomas Tyrwhitt, English classical scholar (d. 1786)
  • 1746 Augustin Ullinger, composer
  • 1746 Carlo Bonaparte, Corsican attorney/father of emperor Napoleon
  • 1746 Michael Bruce, Scottish poet (d. 1767)
  • 1757 Richard John Samuel Stevens, composer
  • 1760 Ishmail Spicer, composer
  • 1760 MJ Auguste Vestrius, French ballet dancers
  • 1765 Franz Xaver von Baader, German philosopher/theologist
  • 1772 Giovanni Liverati, composer
  • 1780 August L Crelle, German inventor/mathematician (1st Prussian Railway)
  • 1785 Louis XVII Charles, king of France (1793-95)
  • 1797 Alfred V Comte de Vigny, French musketeer/writer (Moise, Chatterton)
  • 1809 Georges Eugene Haussmann, Paris France, architect
  • 1810 A Glabbrenner, writer
  • 1810 William Hepworth Thompson, English classical scholar (d. 1886)
  • 1813 Nathaniel Currier, lithographer (Currier & Ives)
  • 1816 George Elvey, composer
  • 1817 Karl Wilhelm von Nägeli, Swiss biologist (d. 1891)
  • 1818 Jakob Axel Josephson, composer
  • 1823 Samuel Kosciusko Zook, Bvt Mjr General (Union volunteers)
  • 1839 John Ballance, Glenavy, Ulster, Ireland, 14th Premier of New Zealand and the founder of the Liberal Party
  • 1844 Alophus Washington Greely, US, Arctic explorer

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1845 Wilhelm Röntgen, German physicist who discovered X-rays (Nobel 1901), born in Lennep, Rhine Province

Physicist and Nobel Laureate Wilhelm Röntgen
Physicist and Nobel Laureate
Wilhelm Röntgen
  • 1847 Otto Wallach, Germany, chemist (Nobel 1910)
  • 1851 Ruperto Chapi y Lorente, composer
  • 1851 Vincent d'Indy, French composer and teacher (d. 1931)
  • 1855 Alfred Ewing [James Alfred Ewing], Dundee, Scottish Physicist (magnetic properties of metals, hysteresis)
  • 1857 Karl Pearson, mathematician, born in London, England
  • 1858 Peter Christian Lutkin, composer
  • 1859 George Giffen, cricketer (one of Australia's greatest all-rounders)
  • 1860 Frank Frost Abbott, American classical scholar (d. 1924)
  • 1863 Henry Royce, automobile founder (Rolls-Royce)
  • 1867 Edyth Walker, US singer
  • 1868 Patty Smith Hill, author/songwriter (Happy Birthday To You)
  • 1869 James McNeill, Irish politician (d. 1938)
  • 1871 Heinrich Mann, Germany, novelist/essayist (Blue Angel); bros of Thomas
  • 1871 Petrus J M Aalberse, Dutch minister of Labor (1918-25)
  • 1879 Edward Steichen, pioneered American photography
  • 1879 Miller Huggins, American baseball player and manager (d. 1929)
  • 1883 Jan Kunc, composer
  • 1883 Marie Under, Estonian author and poet (d. 1980)
  • 1886 Ludwig Mies Van Der Rohe, German/US architect (Bauhaus)
  • 1886 Sergey Kirov, Russian bolshevik leader (d. 1934)
  • 1889 Yakup Kadri Karaosmanoglu, Turkish writer/diplomat
  • 1892 Ferde (Ferdinand Rudolf von) Grofe, NY, composer
  • 1892 Thorne Smith, author (Topper, Rain in the Doorway, Stray Lamb)
  • 1893 Dragoljub "Draza" Mihailovic, Yugoslavian general/nazi collaborator
  • 1893 Karl Mannheim, Hung/German/British sociologist (Ideology & Utopia)
  • 1894 William Harrigan, NYC
  • 1897 Douglas Hartree, English mathematician and physicist
  • 1897 Carlo Mierendorff, German politician/anti-fascist

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1899 Gloria Swanson, American actress (Sunset Boulevard, Queen Kelly), born in Chicago, Illinois

  • 1901 Albert Henneberg, composer
  • 1901 Erich Ollenhauer, German politician (SPD)
  • 1901 Sato Eisaku, (Lib) Japanese PM (1964-72) (Nobel 1974)
  • 1901 Wilhelm Conrad von Roentgen, physicist (Nobel)
  • 1901 Carl Barks, American illustrator (d. 2000)
  • 1902 Mary Armour, artist
  • 1902 Charles Lang, American cinematographer (d. 1998)
  • 1903 Walt Kiesling, NFL guard/coach (HOF)
  • 1905 Elsie MacGill, Canadian aeronautical engineer (d. 1980)
  • 1905 John Fleming (Jack) Brock, Port Elizabeth, South Africa, one of South Africa’s most distinguished nutritional scientists and medical educators
  • 1906 Pee Wee Russell, American musician (d. 1969)
  • 1907 Mary Treen, St Louis Mo, actress (Emily-Willy)
  • 1908 Jacques [Izaak] den Haan, Dutch writer (Dangerous Book)
  • 1909 Ben[jamin F] Webster, US tenor saxophonist
  • 1909 Golo Mann, [Gottfried], German/US historian (Antisemitism)
  • 1910 Rudi Ball, Germany, Jewish ice hockey star (Olympic-bronze-1932)
  • 1912 James Callaghan, (L) British PM (1976-79)
  • 1912 Reuel Lahmer, composer
  • 1912 Robert Watson Hughes, composer
  • 1913 Godfrey Turner, composer
  • 1913 Theodor Dannecker, SS officer (d. 1945)
  • 1914 Budd Schulberg, novelist and screenwriter (On the Waterfront), born in NYC, New York
  • 1914 Richard Denning, Poughkeepsie NY, actor (Steve-Karen, Hawaii Five-0)
  • 1914 Snooky Lanson, singer (Your Hit Parade, 5 Star Jubilee), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • 1915 Richard Sharp, civil servant
  • 1915 Selma Rubin, Toledo, Ohio, environmental activist (Earth Day co-founder), (d. 2012)
  • 1915 Robert Lockwood Jr., American blues guitarist, born in Turkey Scratch, Arkansas (d. 2006)
  • 1917 Cyrus R Vance, US Secretary of State (1977-80)
  • 1917 Harry West, Unionist party leader (Unionist)
  • 1919 Julian Amery, conservative minister
  • 1919 Simon van Collem, Dutch journalist/TV host (Amsterdamned)
  • 1920 Richard Hayman, bandleader/conductor/pianist (Theme of 3 Penny Opera)
  • 1920 Robin Jacques, illustrator (d. 1995)
  • 1921 Tom Bevill, (Rep-D-AL, 1967- )
  • 1921 Harold Nicholas, American dancer (d. 2000)
  • 1922 Margaret Stacey, sociologist
  • 1922 Stefan Wul, French author (d. 2003)
  • 1923 Louis Simpson, Jamaican/US poet (Good News of Death), (d. 2012)
  • 1923 Shūsaku Endō, Tokyo Japan, writer ("Silence")
  • 1923 Victor Hochhauser, British impresario (Israeli Philharmonic Orch)
  • 1924 Harold Nicholas, US actor (Tap, 5 Heartbeats, Stormy Weather)
  • 1924 Sarah L Vaughan, Newark NJ, jazz scat singer (Broken Hearted Melody)
  • 1925 Lord Plumb [Charles Henry Plumb], Member of the European Parliament
  • 1925 R P Cohan, choreographer
  • 1925 Robert Cohan, artistic director (Contemporary Dance Trust)
  • 1925 John Bayley, English academic and writer (Iris: A Memoir of Iris Murdoch), born in Lahore, British India (d. 2015)
  • 1926 Louis Blom-Cooper QC/press arbiter
  • 1927 Anthony Lewis, New York USA, American columnist (NY Times) and author (Gideon's Trumpet)
  • 1927 Lord Fanshawe of Richmond [Anthony Henry Fanshawe Royle], Member of Parliament
  • 1927 Mstislav Leopold Rostropovich, Baku USSR, cellist/conductor
  • 1928 Douglas Applegate, (Rep-D-OH, 1977- )
  • 1930 Bob den Uyl, Dutch journalist/writer (Bird Watching)
  • 1930 David Janssen, [Meyer], actor (The Fugitive, Harry O), born in Naponee Nebraska (d. 1980)
  • 1930 Richard Hayman, Cambridge Massachusetts, orchestra leader (Vaughn Monroe Show)
  • 1931 Burt Collins, trumpeter
  • 1931 R P Bauman, CEO (British Aerospace)
  • 1931 Yoriaki Matsudaira, composer
  • 1932 Wes Covington, baseball player (Philadelphia Phillies)
  • 1933 DRG Andrews, CEO (Land Rover-Leyland)
  • 1933 Frank Taylor, Chief Constable (Durham)
  • 1933 J Geoffrey Parker, high master (Manchestrer Grammar School)
  • 1934 Arthur Mitchell, choreographer (Dance Theater of Harlem)
  • 1934 David Hancock, secretary (British Dept of Education & Science)
  • 1934 Istvan Csurka, Budapest, Hungary, politician and writer, (d. 2012)
  • 1935 Earl of Suffolk & Berkshire
  • 1935 Julian Glover, actor (QED, Heat & Dust, Mandela), born in London, England
  • 1935 Abelardo Castillo, Argentine writer
  • 1935 Fr. Stanley Rother, Roman Catholic Priest, Martyr and Missionary to Guatemala (d. 1981)
  • 1936 Jerry Lacy, Sioux City Iowa, actor (Play it Again Sam)
  • 1936 Malcolm Goldstein, composer
  • 1937 Johnny "Clyde" Copeland, US blues guitarist/singer (Lion's Den)
  • 1937 Thomas Aquinas Daly, American painter
  • 1938 A J Bellingham, president (Royal College of Pathologists)
  • 1938 Jock Slater, admiral
  • 1938 P Daubeny, CEO (Electricity Association)
  • 1939 Cale Yarborough, auto racer (Daytona 500-1968, 77, 83, 84)
  • 1939 Jay C Kim, (Rep-R-California)
  • 1939 Lord Lyell [Charles Lyell], British politician and Conservative member of the House of Lords
  • 1939 Ruth Ashton, general secretary (Royal College of Midwives)
  • 1940 Austin Pendleton, Warren OH, actor (Short Circuit, Simon, Hello Again)
  • 1940 June Wilkinson, Eastbourne England, actress (Absolutely Glamarous)
  • 1940 Janis Martin, American singer (d. 2007)
  • 1941 Charles Pashayan Jr, (Rep-R-CA, 1979- )
  • 1941 Liese Prokop, Austria, pentathlete (Olympic-silver-1968)
  • 1941 Ivan Gašparovič, President of Slovakia
  • 1942 Michael York, England, actor (Cabaret, Logan's Run, 3 Musketeers)
  • 1942 Raymond J McGrath, (Rep-R-NY, 1981- )
  • 1942 John E. Sulston, British chemist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
  • 1942 Michael Jackson, English writer (d. 2007)
  • 1943 M Robert Carr, (Rep-D-Michigan, 1975-81, 83- )
  • 1943 Phil Frank, American cartoonist (d. 2007)
  • 1944 Khosrow Shakibai, Iranian actor (d. 2008)
  • 1945 Briton Selby, NHLer
  • 1946 Bill Sudakis, baseball player
  • 1946 Carl Weintraub, actor (Harry-Executive Suite)
  • 1946 Jerry Lacy, actor (Rev Trask-Dark Shadows)
  • 1946 Olaf Malolepski, German musician (Die Flippers)
  • 1947 Daphne Todd, president (Royal Society of Portrait Painters)
  • 1947 Dough Wilkerson, football
  • 1947 Tom Sullivan, blind actor (If You Could See What I Hear), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1947 Walt Mossberg, the highest-paid journalist at the Wall Street Journal
  • 1949 Patrick Deuchar, CEO (Albert Hall)
  • 1950 Maria Ewing, opera singer
  • 1950 Tony Banks, rock keyboardist (Genesis-Against All Odds)
  • 1950 Vic Harris, baseball
  • 1950 Petros Efthimiou, Greek politician
  • 1951 Bobby Lalonde, NHLer (Boston Bruins)
  • 1951 Tony Banks, rocker
  • 1952 Chick Vennera, Herkimer NY, actor (High Risk, Milagro Beanfield War)
  • 1952 Maria Schneider, Paris, actress (Last Tango in Paris, Crime of Honor)
  • 1952 Rocky Maffit, rocker (Champaign)
  • 1953 Pamela Roylance, actress (Sarah-Little House on Prairie), born in Seattle, Washington
  • 1955 Kim Brassey, racehorse trainer
  • 1955 Patrick McCabe, Clones County Monaghan, Irish novelist
  • 1956 Brian Kelly, CFL wide receiver (Edmonton Eskimos)
  • 1956 Thomas Wassberg, Sweden, 15K/50K cross country skier (Oly-gold-1980)
  • 1957 Billy MacKenzie, rock vocalist (The Associates-Affectionate Punch)
  • 1957 Nicholas Hawkins, British politician (Conservatives 1992-2005)
  • 1958 Bart Connor, gymnast/sportscaster (Olympic-gold-1984)
  • 1958 Susan Molinari, (Rep-R-NY)
  • 1960 Clare Lucy Madeleine Evans, historian
  • 1960 Jennifer Grey, actress (Dirty Dancing); Joel Grey's daughter
  • 1960 Steve Jarvin, Australian soling yachter (Olympics-96)
  • 1960 Hans Pflügler, German footballer
  • 1961 Clark Datchler, vocalist (Johnny Hates Jazz-Don't Say it's Love)
  • 1961 Ellery Hanley, rugby league player
  • 1961 Tak Matsumoto, Japanese guitarist (B'z)
  • 1961 Tony Rominger, Swiss cyclist
  • 1963 Dave Koz, saxophonist
  • 1963 Ed Pinckney, NBA forward (Phila 76ers)

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1963 Quentin Tarantino, director/screenwriter (Pulp Fiction)

Film Director & Screenwriter Quentin Tarantino
Film Director & Screenwriter
Quentin Tarantino
  • 1963 Randall Cunningham, NFL QB (Philadelphia Eagles, Minnesota Vikings)
  • 1963 Todd Graves, Laurel Miss, skeet (Olympics-1992, 96)
  • 1963 Xuxa, [Maria da Graca Meneghel], Brazil, actress (Xuxa Park)
  • 1963 Charly Alberti, Argentinian musician
  • 1966 Kate Donahoo, Las Vegas NV, US judoka (Olympic-92)
  • 1967 Jaime Navarro, Bayamon Puerto Rico, pitcher (Chicago Cubs)