Birthdays in History in March 1854

  • Mar 4 Sir Napier Shaw, British meteorologist (d. 1945)
  • Mar 14 Paul Ehrlich, German bacteriologist and physician (Chemotherapy, Nobel Prize 1908), Strehlen, Lower Silesia, German Kingdom of Prussia (d. 1915)
  • Mar 14 Thomas Riley Marshall, (D) 28th VP (1913-21)
  • Mar 14 Alexandru Macedonski, Romanian writer (d. 1920)
  • Mar 14 John Lane, British publisher (d. 1925)
  • Mar 15 Emil Adolf von Behring, German physician; Nobel laureate (d. 1917)
  • Mar 23 Alfred Milner, Giessen Germany, British governor (Cape colony)
  • Mar 31 Dugald Clerk, inventor (2-stroke motorcycle engine)