Birthdays in History in March 1834

  • Mar 6 George du Maurier British illustrator and writer (d. 1896)
  • Mar 16 James Hector, Scottish geologist (d. 1907)
  • Mar 17 Gottlieb Daimler, Germany, engineer/inventor/designed 1st motorcycle
  • Mar 20 Charles William Elliot, President of Harvard (1869-1909), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Mar 22 Francis Asbury Shoup, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1896)
  • Mar 24 John Wesley Powell, US, geologist/explorer/ethnologist
  • Mar 24 William Morris, England, designer/craftsman/poet/socialist