Birthdays in History in March 1899

  • Mar 1 Erich von dem Bach, Nazi official (d. 1972)
  • Mar 2 Pattie Maie Menzies, Australian dame
  • Mar 3 Alfred M Gruenther, American commanding general (NATO, 1953-56)
  • Mar 3 Yuri Olesha, Russian writer, born in Jelisawetgrad, Russian Empire (d. 1960)
  • Mar 4 Emilio Prados, Spanish poet and editor (d. 1962)
  • Mar 8 Eric Linklater, Scotland, novelist/poet (Blue Swallows)
  • Mar 8 Elmer Keith, Firearms enthusiast and Author (d. 1984)
  • Mar 10 Robert Meier, German WW1 veteran, formerly Germany's oldest man. (d. 2007)
  • Mar 11 Frederick IX, [Christian FFMKWG], King of Denmark (1947-72)
  • Mar 13 Jan Lechoń, Polish poet (d. 1956)
  • Mar 13 John Van Vleck, Middletown Connecticut, American Physicist, Mathematician, and Nobel Laureate who pioneered the modern quantum mechanical theory of magnetism
  • Mar 14 K.C. Irving, Canadian industrialist (d. 1992)
  • Mar 18 Lavrenti Beria, chief of Soviet secret police under Stalin
  • Mar 25 Bella Spewack, Hungarian playwright (Kiss Me Kate)
  • Mar 25 Jacques Audiberti, French poet (Race of Men)
  • Mar 26 James B Connant, chemist/college president (Yale)
  • Mar 28 Harold B. Lee, American religious leader (d. 1973)
  • Mar 30 Sharadindu Bandyopadhyay, well known Bengali writer (d. 1970)