Birthdays in History in March 1873

  • Mar 3 William Green, president of American Federation of Labor (1924-52)
  • Mar 4 John H. Trumbull, 54th Governor of the U.S. state of Connecticut (d. 1961)
  • Mar 5 Olav Bjaaland, Norwegian explorer and cross-country skier (d. 1961)
  • Mar 10 Jakob Wassermann, Germany, novelist (My Life as German & Jew)
  • Mar 14 Johannes Aengenent, sociologist/bishop of Haarlem (1928-35)
  • Mar 15 Lee Shubert, American theatre producer (theatres in NY & LA named after him), born in Lithuania (d. 1953) birth date disputed
  • Mar 16 Hippoliet Daeye, Flemish painter (Sereniteit)
  • Mar 17 Chard Somerset, 1st woman Cabinet minister (1929-31)
  • Mar 17 Margaret Bondfield, British politician and 1st British female cabinet minister (Labour), born in Chard (d. 1953)
  • Mar 25 Rudolf Rocker, German/US anarchist
  • Mar 29 Tullio Levi-Civita, Italian mathematician (d. 1941)