Famous Birthdays on 9th March

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  • 1213 Hugh IV, Duke of Burgundy, French crusader (d. 1271)
  • 1285 Emperor Go-Nijō of Japan (d. 1318)

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1454 Amerigo Vespucci, Italian explorer (America), born in Florence

  • 1564 David Fabricius, Essens Germany, astronomer (discoved variable star)
  • 1568 Aloysius "Luigi" van Gonzaga, Italian prince/jesuit/saint
  • 1629 Tsar Alexis I of Russia (d. 1676)
  • 1697 Friederike C Neuber, German actress/author (Allerkostbarste Schatz)
  • 1720 Philip Yorke, 2nd Earl of Hardwicke, English politician (d. 1790)
  • 1735 August Bernhard Valentin Herbing, composer
  • 1737 Josef Myslivecek, composer
  • 1749 Honore Mirabeau, French writer and politician (d. 1791)
  • 1753 Jean-Baptiste Kleber, French general (d. 1800)
  • 1758 Franz Joseph Gall, German/French physician (frenology)
  • 1763 William Cobbett, English journalist and author (d. 1835)
  • 1777 Alexander Orlowski, Polish painter/cartoonist/graphic artist
  • 1791 George Hayward, US, surgeon, 1st to use ether
  • 1806 Edwin Forrest, American actor and philanthropist (d. 1872)
  • 1810 Jean-Georges Kastner, composer
  • 1812 Jakob Eduard Schmolzer, composer
  • 1814 Taras Shevchenko, Ukraine, national poet/painter/prof of Kiev [NS]
  • 1815 David Davis, Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (d. 1886)
  • 1820 Samuel Blatchford, Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (d. 1893)
  • 1824 Leland Stanford, (Gov/Sen)/found Stanford U
  • 1825 Alexander F. Mozhaiski, Russian aviation pioneer (d. 1890)
  • 1826 Jean Joseph Bott, German violinist/composer
  • 1833 Frederick A. Schroeder, tobacco industrialist and mayor of Brooklyn (d. 1899)
  • 1839 Felix Huston Robertson, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1928)
  • 1839 Phoebe Knapp, American hymn writer (d. 1908)
  • 1848 Martin Pierre Joseph Marsick, composer
  • 1850 Alexandre Luigini, composer
  • 1856 Eddie Foy, American singer and dancer (d. 1928)
  • 1865 Margaret Murray Washington, wife of Booker T/head (NACW 1896..1918)
  • 1874 Johann Richard Ohlsson, composer
  • 1875 Martin Fallas Shaw, composer
  • 1877 Emil Abderhalden, Swiss physiologist/bio-chemist
  • 1881 Enver Pasja, Turkish general/politician
  • 1881 Ernest Bevin, British minister of Labour/Foreign affairs
  • 1883 Umberto Saba, writer
  • 1887 Phil Mead, cricketer (strong batsman for England pre- & post-WWI)
  • 1887 Fritz Lenz, German geneticist (d. 1976)
  • 1890 Vyacheslav Mikhailovich Molotov, Soviet foreign minister (UN)

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1891 Jose Paciano Laurel y Garcia, 3rd President of the Philippines (1942-44), born in Tanauan, Batangas (d. 1959)

3rd President of the Philippines José P. Laurel
3rd President of the Philippines
José P. Laurel
  • 1892 David Garnett, English novelist/editor (Lady into Fox)
  • 1892 Frank Puglia, Sicily Italy, actor (Black Orchid, Jungle Book)
  • 1892 Joseph Weinheber, Austria poet/writer (Adel und Untergang)
  • 1892 Vita Sackville-West, English novelist, poet (The Land) and gardener (Sissinghurst)
  • 1893 Edgar Scauflaire, Belgian muralist/decorator
  • 1893 Hans Munch, composer
  • 1894 Frank Arnau, German writer (d. 1976)
  • 1900 Aimone duke of Spoleta/Aosta, Italian king of Croatia (1941-43)
  • 1900 Howard Aiken, American computing pioneer (d. 1973)
  • 1902 Edward Durell Stone, US, architect (US Embassy, New Delhi)
  • 1902 Will Geer, Frankfort Indiana, American actor (Grandpa Walton-The Waltons)
  • 1904 Paul Klipsch, American engineer, noted for his loudspeaker designs. (d. 2002)
  • 1905 Félix L V L J Labisse, French painter (libidoscaphes)
  • 1905 Grigori Kozintsev, Kiev Ukraine, director (Hamlet, King Lear)
  • 1905 Peter C Quennell, English biographer/critic (Byron in Italy)
  • 1905 Rex Warner, English poet/writer (Wild Goose Chase)
  • 1907 Henry Leland Clarke, composer
  • 1908 Luiz Cosme, composer
  • 1909 Derk Bodde, American sinologist (d. 2003)
  • 1910 Ed[uard] Hoornik, Dutch writer/poet (Survivor)

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1910 Samuel Barber, American composer (School for Scandal), born in West Chester, Pennsylvania (d. 1981)

Composer Samuel Barber
Composer
Samuel Barber
  • 1911 Ramon Campbell Batista, composer
  • 1912 Alan David Melville, polymath
  • 1913 Ger[ar]da Brautigam, journalist/Dutch 2nd Chamber (PvdA)
  • 1914 Fred Clark, Lincoln California, actor (Burns & Allen, Auntie Mame, Hazard)
  • 1915 Pete Gray, one-armed outfielder (St Louis Browns)
  • 1917 Dante B Fascell, (Rep-D-FL, 1955- )
  • 1918 Marguerite Chapman, Chatham NY, actress (Spy Smasher, Flight to Mars)
  • 1918 Mickey Spillane, [Frank], mystery writer (I the Jury), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1920 Carl Betz, Pitts, actor (Alex Stone-Donna Reed Show)
  • 1921 Dimitris Horn, Greek actor (d. 1998)
  • 1922 Herbert P Douglas Jr, Pitts, long jumper (Olympic-bronze-1948)
  • 1923 Walter Kohn, Austrian-born American scientist (Nobel Prize Chemistry 1998), born in Vienna (d. 2016)
  • 1923 James Buckley, (Sen-R-NY)
  • 1923 André Courrèges, French fashion designer, born in Pau, French Basque country (d. 2016)
  • 1924 Konstantin Iliev, composer
  • 1926 Celso Garrido Lecca, composer
  • 1926 Gerrit A Kooy, Dutch sociologist (Apartheid & work in South Africa)
  • 1927 Hans Ludwig Schilling, composer
  • 1927 Jack Jensen, baseball player (AL MVP 1958)
  • 1927 John Beckwith, composer
  • 1928 Gerald Bull, Canadian long range artillery designer (d. 1990)
  • 1929 Hugh Desmond Hoyte, president (Guyana, 1985-92)
  • 1929 Marie Cardinal, writer
  • 1930 Harrie J B Aarts, Dutch 2nd chamber member (CDA)
  • 1930 Thomas Schippers, Kalamazoo Mich, conductor (Amahl & Night Visitors)
  • 1930 Taina Elg, Helsinki Finland, actress (Hercules in NY, Les Girls)

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1930 Ornette Coleman, American jazz saxophonist and composer (Downbeat Musician of Year 1966), born in Fort Worth, Texas (d. 2015)

Jazz Composer Ornette Coleman
Jazz Composer
Ornette Coleman
  • 1931 Thore Skogman, Swedish entertainer (d. 2007)
  • 1932 Heere Heeresma, Dutch writer (Han de Wit goes in development aid)
  • 1932 Keely Smith, Norfolk Virginia, American singer (Mrs Louie Prima)
  • 1932 Walter Mercado, Puerto Rican astrologist and actor
  • 1933 Lloyd Price, Kenner La, singer (Just Because)
  • 1933 William Francis McBeth, composer
  • 1933 Mel Lastman, Canadian politician
  • 1933 William McBeth, Ropesville, Texas, composer, (d. 2012)
  • 1934 Joyce Van Patten, actress (Good Guys, Don Rickles Show), born in Queens, New York

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1934 Yuri Gagarin, Russian cosmonaut and 1st man into space (aboard Vostok 1), born in Klushino, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union (d. 1968)

Cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin
Cosmonaut
Yuri Gagarin
  • 1935 Sister Bernard Ncube, South African nun
  • 1935 Andrew Viterbi, American telecommunications scientist and businessman
  • 1936 Marty Ingels, American comedian (I'm Dickens He's Fenster), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2015)
  • 1936 Mickey Gilley, Ferriday La, country singer (Urban Cowboy)
  • 1936 [Aino] Elina Salo, Sipoo Finland, actress (Hamlet Goes Business)
  • 1937 Grahame Chevalier, cricketer (one Test for S Afr 1970, 0 & 0*, 5-100)
  • 1937 Bernard Landry, Premier of Quebec from 2001-2003
  • 1937 Brian Redman, English racing driver
  • 1938 Charles Siebert, actor (One Day at A Time, Trapper John), born in Kenosha, Wisconsin
  • 1938 Lill-Babs, Swedish singer
  • 1940 Raul Julia, PR, actor (Addams Family, Kiss of the Spider Woman)
  • 1941 Ger van Each, sculptor
  • 1941 Jim Colbert, Elizabeth NJ, PGA golfer (1969 Monsanto Open)
  • 1941 Ernesto Miranda, American litigant (d. 1976)
  • 1942 Bert Campaneris, shortstop (Oakland A's)
  • 1942 John Cale, Garnant, Welsh musician, composer and singer-songwriter (Velvet Underground)
  • 1942 Mark Lindsay, Eugene Or, rock vocalist/sax (Paul Revers & Raiders)
  • 1943 Trish Van Devere, [Patricia Dressel], Tenafly New Jersey, actress (Changeling)

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1943 Bobby Fischer, American world chess champion (1972-75), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2008)

Chess Champion Bobby Fischer
Chess Champion
Bobby Fischer
  • 1943 Charles Gibson, American television journalist
  • 1944 Geoff Arnold, cricketer (England medium-pacer in 34 Tests 1967-75)
  • 1944 Lee Irvine, cricketer (South African batsman, only Tests in 1970)
  • 1944 Trevor Burton, rocker (Move)
  • 1945 Laura Lee, [Rundless], singer (Dirty Man, Women's Love Rights)
  • 1945 Robin Trower, guitarist (Procol Harum-Whiter Shade of Pale), born in London, England
  • 1945 Dennis Rader, American serial killer
  • 1946 Gherman Semyonovich Arzamazov, Russian cosmonaut (backup TM-6)
  • 1946 Jim Cregan, British rock musician
  • 1947 Keri Hulme, New Zealandic writer
  • 1948 Jamie Lyn Bauer, Phoenix Az, actress (Young & Restless, Centerfold Girls)
  • 1948 Jeffrey Osborne, Providence RI, rock vocalist (On the Wings of Love)
  • 1948 Jimmy Fadden, singer (Nitty Gritty Dirt Band), born in Long Beach, California
  • 1948 Emma Bonino, Italian politician
  • 1949 Kalevi Aho, composer
  • 1949 Tapani Kansa, Finnish singer
  • 1950 Danny Sullivan, Indy-car racer (over 10 wins)
  • 1951 Michael Kinsley, American journalist and editor
  • 1951 Helen Zille, South African politician
  • 1952 Iuliana Semenova, USSR, basketball (Olympic-gold-1976)
  • 1952 William Kirby Cullen, Santa Ana California, actor (How the West Was Won)
  • 1953 Henriette J Toll, actress (Soldier of Orange)
  • 1954 Charmain Elaine Sylvers, rocker
  • 1954 Keven Wade, Chappaqua NY, screen writer (Working Girls)
  • 1954 Bobby Sands, Irish IRA member and leader of the hunger strike at Maze Prison where he died in 1981
  • 1955 Fernando Bujones, ballet dancer, born in Miami, Florida
  • 1955 Ornella Muti, actress (Flash Gordon, Most Beautiful Wife), born in Rome, Italy
  • 1955 Teo Fabi, formula-1 Indy-car racer (rookie of year-1983)
  • 1956 Shashi Tharoor, Indian author & United Nations Under-Secretary General
  • 1956 Mark Dantonio, Michigan State University American football coach
  • 1956 David Willetts, UK Shadow Secretary for Education (Conservative)
  • 1957 Faith Daniels, news anchor (CBS-TV)
  • 1957 Jeff Senior, Australian golfer, born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • 1957 Jon Engen, US biathelete (Olympics-1994), born in Oslo, Norway
  • 1957 Mark Mancina, American composer
  • 1957 Mona Sahlin, Swedish politician
  • 1958 Martin Fry, English pop singer and rock vocalist (ABC-All of My Heart)
  • 1958 Jack Kenny, American television writer and producer
  • 1959 Barbie, doll (Mattel)
  • 1959 Kato [Brian] Kaelin, actor (Beach Fever)/OJ roommate/witness
  • 1959 Lonny Price, actor (Muppets Take Manhattan), born in NYC, New York
  • 1960 Linda Fiorentino, Phila, actress (Jade, Last Seduction, Moderns)
  • 1960 Mike Leach, Minneapolis Minn, tennis star
  • 1961 Robert Rechsteiner, US professional wrestler (Rick Steiner)
  • 1962 Brian Green, Columbus Indiana, actor (Sam Fowler-Another World)
  • 1962 Jan Furtok, Polish footballer
  • 1963 Kent Ferguson, diver (Olympics-92, 96), born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa
  • 1963 Terry Mulholland, Uniontown PA, pitcher (Philadelphia Phillies)
  • 1963 David Pogue, Technology columnist and musician
  • 1964 Phil Housley, St Paul MN, NHL defenseman (NJ Devils, Team USA Oly-98)
  • 1964 Juliette Binoche, actress (Unbearable Lightness), born in Paris, France
  • 1964 Herbert Fandel, German football referee
  • 1965 Benito Santiago, Ponce Puerto Rico, catcher (Philadelphia Phillies)
  • 1965 Brian Bosworth, NFL linebacker (Seattle), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • 1966 Louis Oliver, NFL safety (Miami Dolphins)
  • 1966 Brendan Canty, American musician (Fugazi)
  • 1966 Tony Lockett, Australian Rules Footballer
  • 1966 Michael Patrick MacDonald, American memorist
  • 1967 Curt Schreiner, biathelete (Olympics-1994), born in Albany, New York
  • 1967 Eric Flaim, Pembroke Mass, short track skater (Olympics-1994)
  • 1967 Michael Kiselak, CFL corner (Toronto Argonauts)
  • 1968 Youri Djorkaeff, French footballer
  • 1968 Johnny Kelly, American drummer (Type O Negative)
  • 1969 Bryce Burnett, NFL/WLAF tight end (Broncos, Barcelona Dragons)
  • 1969 George Nimako, CFL safety (Toronto Argonauts)
  • 1969 Mahmoud Abdul Rauf, NBA guard (Sacramento Kings, Denver Nuggets)
  • 1970 Melissa Rathburn-Nealy, US soldier (Iraqi POW)
  • 1971 Bev Oden, Millington Tenn, volleyball middle blocker (Olympics-96)
  • 1971 Emmanuel Lewis, American actor (Webster), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1971 Jiro Nihei, hockey goaltender (Team Japan 1998)
  • 1971 Lou Benfatti, NFL defensive tackle (NY Jets)
  • 1971 Sean Holcomb, NFL linebacker (NE Patriots)
  • 1971 Diego Torres, Argentine singer
  • 1972 Marcia M Griffith, Miss America-Maryland (1996), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1972 Sara Nicole Williams, Miss USA-Washington (1997)
  • 1972 Spencer Howson, Australian radio broadcaster
  • 1972 Kerr Smith, American actor
  • 1973 David Prinosil, Olmutz Czech, tennis star (1995 ATP Newport)
  • 1973 Josh LaRocca, WLAF QB (Rhein Fire)
  • 1973 Troy Bailey, WLAF DE (Scotland Claymores)
  • 1974 Mark Harrity, cricketer (promising South Aust left-arm fast bowler)