Birthdays in History in March 1844

  • Mar 2 Hermanus J A M Schaepman, clergyman/Dutch politician
  • Mar 4 Josip Jurcic, Slovenian writer (10th Brother)
  • Mar 7 Anthony Comstock, New Canaan Ct, anti-vice crusader/philatelist
  • Mar 14 King Umberto I, of Italy (1878-1900)
  • Mar 19 Minna Canth, Finland, playwright (The Pastor's Family) and social activist
  • Mar 27 Alophus Washington Greely, American Arctic explorer
  • Mar 30 Paul M Verlaine, French lyric poet (Sagesse Bonbeur)
  • Mar 31 Andrew Lang, Scottish poet, novelist, literary critic, and anthropologist (Andrew Lang's Fairy Books), born in Selkirk, Scottish Borders, Scotland (d. 1912)