On This Day

Famous People Born in March 1841

  • Mar 1 Blanche Bruce, American politician who was born a slave, (Sen-Miss, 1875-1881), born in Farmville, Virginia (d. 1898)
  • Mar 1 Romualdo Marenco, Italain composer and conductor, born in Novi Ligure, Italy (d. 1907)
  • Mar 3 John Murray, Canada oceanographer (Depths of the Ocean)
  • Mar 4 Kristian Mandrup Elster, Norwegian author (And fremmed Fugl)
  • Mar 7 Olegario Victor Andrade, Argentine, journalist and poet (El nido de condores), born in Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil (d. 1882)
  • Mar 7 William Rockhill Nelson, founder of The Kansas City Star and patron of Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art (d. 1915)

Person of interestOliver Wendell Holmes Jr

Mar 8 Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr, US 59th Supreme Court justice (1902-32), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1935)