Famous Birthdays on 28th March

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 257

  • 1468 Charles I, Duke of Savoy
  • 1472 Fra Bartolomeo/Fra Bartolommeo, monk, Florentine Renaissance painter (d. 1517)
  • 1483 Raphael Sanzio, Urbino, Italy, Italian painter/master builder (Madonna Sistina and School of Athens) (birthday in the Gregorian calendar)
  • 1515 Theresa of Avila/Teresa de Jesus, Spanish mystic writer/saint
  • 1522 Albert the Warlike, Prince of Bayreuth (d. 1557)
  • 1569 Ranuccio I Farnese, Duke of Parma (d. 1622)
  • 1592 Jan Amos Komensky [Comenius], Moravia, Czech-speaking Moravian teacher, educator and writer
  • 1599 Witte Corneliszoon de With, Dutch naval officer (d. 1658)
  • 1613 Xiaozhuangwen Grand Empress Dowager, Empress of Manchu (d. 1688)
  • 1615 Pieter de Groot, Dutch regent/diplomat
  • 1621 Heinrich Schwemmer, composer
  • 1643 Jose Solana, composer
  • 1652 Samuel Sewall, American magistrate (d. 1730)
  • 1660 Arnold Houbraken, Dutch schilder/writer
  • 1725 Andrew Kippis, English clergyman and biographer (d. 1795)
  • 1727 Maximilian III Jozef, Elector of Bayern (1745-77)
  • 1729 Pieter Fouquet, Dutch art seller (Atlas of Fouquet)
  • 1737 Francesco Zannetti, composer
  • 1741 Johann Andre, composer
  • 1750 Francisco de Miranda, Venezuelan freedom fighter, born in Caracas
  • 1760 Thomas Clarkson, English abolitionist (Negro Emancipation)
  • 1766 Joseph Weigl, Austria composer/conductor (Emmeline)
  • 1770 Sophie Mereau, writer
  • 1773 Henri Gratien, Comte Bertrand, French general (d. 1844)
  • 1779 Angelo Maria Benincori, composer
  • 1793 Henry Schoolcraft, American geographer and geologist (d. 1864)
  • 1795 Georg Heinrich Pertz, German historian (d. 1876)
  • 1799 Karl Adolph von Basedow, German artist (Ziekte van Basedow)
  • 1806 Ludolf AJW Sloet van de Beele, gov-gen of Neth Indies (1861-66)
  • 1806 Thomas Hare, English barrister (d. 1891)
  • 1815 Arsène Houssaye, French novelist (d. 1896)
  • 1817 Mariano Soriano Fuertes y Piqueras, composer
  • 1818 Wade Hampton, SC, Lt Gen (Confederate Army), (d. 1902)
  • 1819 Sir Joseph Bazalgette, English civil engineer (d. 1891)
  • 1836 Frederick Pabst, American brewer (d. 1904)
  • 1840 Mehemed Emin Pasja, German explorer/governor (Equatoria)
  • 1842 William Harvey Carney, American Civil War officier (d. 1908)
  • 1849 James Darmesteter, French author and antiquarian (d. 1894)
  • 1851 Bernardino Machado, Portuguese politician (d. 1944)
  • 1853 Rudolf Kittel, German theologist (Psalms)
  • 1862 Aristide Briand, 11x Prime Minister of France (1909-22) (Nobel Peace Prize 1926), born in Nantes (d. 1932)
  • 1866 Jimmy Ross, Scottish footballer (d. 1902)
  • 1868 Cuno Amiet, Swiss painter

Person-of-interestPerson of Interest

1868 Maxim Gorky [Alexei Maximovich Peshkov], Nizhny Novgorod, Russian Empire, Russian playwright and author (Mother and The Lower Depths)

Playwright & Author Maxim Gorky
Playwright & Author
Maxim Gorky
  • 1868 Wojciech Gawronski, composer
  • 1871 Willem Mengelberg, Utrecht Neth, conductor (NY Philharmonic 1922-30)
  • 1872 Jose Sanjurjo y Sacanell, Spanish general (Morocco)
  • 1883 William H Harris, composer
  • 1885 Marc-Jean-Baptiste Delmas, composer
  • 1886 Jaroslav Novotny, composer
  • 1887 Rudolf F W Boskaljon, Curacao, musician/composer
  • 1890 Paul Whiteman, orchestra leader (Paul Whiteman's TV Teen Club), born in Denver, Colorado
  • 1891 Karel MJF Cruysberghs, Flemish author
  • 1891 Peter Suhrkamp, German publisher (Suhrkamp Verlag)
  • 1892 Corneille Heymans, Belgian physiologist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1968)
  • 1892 Tom Maguire, Irish republican (d. 1993)
  • 1893 Spyros Skouras, Greek-born American movie executive (d. 1971)
  • 1895 Spencer W. Kimball, American 12th President of the Mormon Church (1973-1985), born in Salt Lake City, Utah
  • 1895 Christian Herter, 59th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1966)
  • 1897 Sepp Herberger, German football coach (d. 1977)
  • 1899 Harold B. Lee, American religious leader (d. 1973)
  • 1899 August Anheuser Busch, Jr., brewing magnate and American baseball executive (d. 1989)
  • 1899 Buck Shaw, American football coach (d. 1977)
  • 1900 Achille Longo, composer
  • 1900 Robert Harris, actor (Big Caper, Laughing Anne)
  • 1902 Flora Robson, South Shields England, actress (Dominique is Dead)
  • 1902 Paul Godwin, [Goldfein], Polish/Dutch violinist
  • 1902 Jaromír Vejvoda, Czech composer (d. 1988)
  • 1903 Rudolf Serkin, Eger Bohemia, pianist (Marlboro Sch of Music)
  • 1903 Charles Starrett, American actor (d. 1986)
  • 1904 Fosco Giachetti, Livorno Italy, actor (Wastrel, We the Living)
  • 1905 Marlin Perkins, Carthage Mo, TV host (Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom)
  • 1905 Pandro S Berman, film producer
  • 1906 Joseph Wright, Canada, oarsman (Olympic-gold-1928)
  • 1906 Robert (Bob) Allen, actor (Texas Rangers)
  • 1907 Herbert "Herb" Hall, clarinetist/saxophonist
  • 1907 "Swifty" Lazar, American talent agent (d. 1993)
  • 1909 Nelson Algren, US, novelist (Man with the Golden Arm)
  • 1910 Ingrid, Queen Mother of Denmark
  • 1910 Frederick Baldwin Adams, Jr., American Librarian (d. 2001)
  • 1910 Jimmie Dodd, American actor (d. 1964)
  • 1911 Myfanwy Piper, librettist
  • 1911 J. L. Austin, British philosopher of language (d. 1960)
  • 1912 A[rthur] Bertram Chandler, UK, sci-fi author (Empress of Outer Space)
  • 1912 Marina Raskova, Russian navigator (d. 1943)
  • 1914 Bohumil Hrabal, writer
  • 1914 Edmund Sixtus Muskie, (Sen-D-Me)/US Secretary of State (1980)
  • 1914 Frank Lovejoy, actor (Man Against Crime, Meet McGraw), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1914 Edward Anhalt, American screenwriter (d. 2000)
  • 1914 Kenneth Richard Norris, Australian entomologist (d. 2003)
  • 1915 Jay Livingston, composer (Buttons & Bows, Mona Lisa, Tammy)
  • 1915 Raymond Emery, cricketer (NZ Test batsman vs West Indies 1952)
  • 1918 Youly Algaroff, ballet dancer
  • 1919 Jacob Avshalomov, Tsingtao China, composer (Sinfonietta, The Oregon)
  • 1919 Tom Brooks, cricketer (NSW fast bowler of the 30's, later Test umpire)
  • 1919 Vic Raschi, American baseball player (d. 1988)
  • 1920 Gene Chappie, (Rep-R-CA, 1981-86)
  • 1920 Lord Butterfield [John Butterfield], British medical researcher, clinician and administrator
  • 1921 Dirk Bogarde (born Derek van den Bogaerde) actor (Death in Venice, Servant), born in London, England
  • 1922 Neville Bonner, Australian politician (d. 1999)
  • 1922 Felice Chiusano, Italian singer (d. 1990)
  • 1922 Joey Maxim, American boxer (d. 2001)
  • 1924 Freddie Bartholomew, England, actor (Anna Karenina, David Copperfield)
  • 1924 Gerhart Fritsch, writer
  • 1924 Peter Baer, artost/printmaker
  • 1925 Innokenti Smoktunovsky, actor (Bely Prazdnik, Zakoldovannye)
  • 1926 Francis Burt, composer
  • 1926 Polly Umrigar, cricketer (Indian batsman & captain)
  • 1926 Cayetana Fitz-James Stuart, 18th Duchess of Alba
  • 1927 Marianne Fredriksson, Swedish author (d. 2007)
  • 1928 Jose Luis de Delas, composer
  • 1928 Zbigniew Brzezinski, Warsaw, national security advisor (Carter)
  • 1928 Alexander Grothendieck, German mathematician
  • 1929 Aubrey J Watson Sr, bishop
  • 1929 Paul England, Australian racing driver
  • 1930 Amelia Rosselli, poet
  • 1930 George Bruce, painter
  • 1930 Robert Ashley, composer
  • 1930 Elizabeth Bainbridge, English opera singer
  • 1932 Sven Oskar Lindqvist, Swedish writer (Myten om Wu Tao-tzu)
  • 1933 Tete Montoliu, Catalonian jazz pianist (d. 1997)
  • 1934 Siegfried Thiele, composer
  • 1935 Michael Parkinson, English broadcaster and talkshow host (Parkinson), born in Cudworth, West Riding
  • 1936 Mario Vargas Llosa, Peru, writer (Aunt Julia)/pres candidate
  • 1940 J Michael Plumb, Islip NY, equestrian (Oly-2 gold/4 silver-1976,84)
  • 1940 Kevin Loughery, NBA star/coach (Balt, Phila)
  • 1940 Tony Barber, Australian television personality
  • 1941 Alf Clausen, Minneapolis Mn, orchestra leader (Mary, Simpsons)
  • 1941 Charlie McCoy, Oak Hill WV, harmonica player (Hee Haw)
  • 1941 Jim Turner, American football player
  • 1942 Neil Kinnock, Tredegar, Wales, leader of the British opposition (Labour Party)
  • 1942 Samuel Ramey, Colby Kansas, American operatic bass (La Scala)
  • 1942 Daniel Dennett, American philosopher
  • 1942 Conrad Schumann, East German border guard (d. 1998)
  • 1943 Conchata Ferrell, Charleston WV, actress (Deadly Hero, Susan-LA Law)
  • 1943 Mike Newell, director (Bad Blood, Awakening, Amazing Grace & Chuck)
  • 1943 Richard Eyre, British director (National Theatre)
  • 1944 Ken Howard, El Centro California, American actor (Ken-White Shadow, Dynasty, 1776)

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1944 Rick Barry, Elizabeth New Jersey, ABA/NBA forward (NY Nets, Golden State Warriors)

NBA Small Forward Rick Barry
NBA Small Forward
Rick Barry
  • 1945 Chuck Portz, bassist (Turtles-Happy Together), born in Santa Monica, California
  • 1945 Hans Brunhart, leader of Liechtenstein (1978-93)
  • 1945 Count Björn Hamilton, Swedish politician
  • 1946 Richard Sussman, American jazz musician and composer
  • 1946 Alejandro Toledo, President of Peru
  • 1946 Wubbo Ockels, Dutch physicist and astronaut, born in Almelo Netherlands, (d. 2014)
  • 1947 Bruce Gilbert, producer (China Syndrome, 9 to 5, On Golden Pond)
  • 1947 John Landecker, American disk jockey
  • 1948 Dianne Wiest, KC MO, actress (Hannah & Her Sisters, Footloose)
  • 1948 John Evans, (Aka Evan) rock drummer (Jethro Tull)
  • 1948 Gerry House, American radio personality
  • 1948 Matthew Corbett, English retired actor
  • 1949 Milan Williams, US keyboardist (Commodores-Three Times a Lady)
  • 1949 Ronnie Ray Smith, 4 X 100m relay runner (Olympic-gold-1968)
  • 1949 Shafiq Ahmed, cricketer (Pakistani batsman during the 70's)
  • 1951 Karen Kain, Canadian ballerina
  • 1951 Matti Pellonpää, Finnish actor and musician (d. 1995)
  • 1952 Tony Brise, racing driver (d. 1975)
  • 1953 Nydia M Velazquez, (Rep-D-New York, 1993- )
  • 1953 Melchior Ndadaye, Burundian politician (d. 1993)
  • 1954 Morris Mason, American convicted rapist and murderer (d. 1985)
  • 1955 Reba McEntire, McAlester Ok, country singer (Can't Even Get the Blues)
  • 1955 John Alderdice, Northern Irish politician
  • 1956 Asoka De Silva, cricket leg-spinner (Sri Lanka in 10 Tests 1985-91)
  • 1956 Evelin Jahl, German DR, discus thrower (Olympic-2 gold-1976)
  • 1956 T A Sekar, Indian cricket pace-bowler (2 Tests 1982-83 little impact)
  • 1956 April Margera, Bam Margera's mother
  • 1957 Harvey Glance, Pheonix City Ala, 4x100m runner (Olympic-gold-1976)
  • 1958 Bart Wayne Conner, Morton Grove Ill, gymnist (Olympic-2 gold-1984)
  • 1958 Oran "Juice" Jones, rocker (Curiosity, Here I Go Again)
  • 1958 Curt Hennig, American professional wrestler (d. 2003)
  • 1959 Petra Delhees, Jauch Switzertand, tennis star
  • 1959 Todd Curtis, actor (Capitol, Skip-Young & Restless)
  • 1960 Chris Barrie, British actor ( Red Dwarf,) born in Hanover, West Germany
  • 1960 José Maria Neves, Cape Verdeian politician
  • 1960 Éric-Emmanuel Schmitt, French author and dramatist
  • 1961 Byron Scott, NBA guard (Vancouver Grizzlies)
  • 1962 Ged Grimes, [Danny Wilson], rocker (Mary's Prayer)
  • 1962 Jure Franko, Slovenian skier
  • 1962 Terry Szopinski, American pro-wrestler
  • 1963 Bernice King, daughter of Martin Luther King Jr
  • 1963 Therese Washtock, 3 day equestrian (Olympics-96), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • 1963 Andy Cousin, rocker (All About Eve-All About Scarlet & Other Stories)
  • 1965 Jeff Beukeboom, Ajax, NHL defenseman (NY Rangers)
  • 1965 Steve Bull, English footballer
  • 1966 Jason Garrett, NFL quarterback (Dallas Cowboys)
  • 1966 Nathalie Herreman, France, tennis star
  • 1966 Serge Djelloul, hockey defenseman (Team France 1998)
  • 1967 David Lang, NFL running back (Dallas Cowboys)
  • 1967 Ed[ward] Grose, Juneau Alaska, rower (Olympics-1996)
  • 1967 Shawn Boskie, Hawthorne Nevada, pitcher (California Angels)
  • 1968 Chad Biafore, hockey defenseman (Team Italy 1998)
  • 1968 Dennis Postlewait, Jacksonville NC, Nike golfer (1994 Wichita Open)
  • 1968 Max Perlich, actor (JH Brodie-Homicide)
  • 1968 Nasser Hussain, cricketer (Essex & England batsman)
  • 1968 Teee Williams, volleyball outside hitter (Oly-bronze-92, 96), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1968 Iris Chang, American author (d. 2004)
  • 1968 Jon Lee, British drummer (d. 2002)
  • 1968 Tim Lovejoy, British television presenter
  • 1969 Craig Paquette, infielder (KC Royals), born in Long Beach, California
  • 1969 Earnest Stewart, soccer player (Willem II)