On This Day

Famous People Born in March 1848

  • Mar 1 Augustus Saint-Gaudens, American sculptor and designer (1907 $20 gold piece)
  • Mar 3 Adelaide Neilson, English stage actress (The Hunchback), born in Leeds, England (d. 1880)
  • Mar 9 Martin Pierre Joseph Marsick, Belgian composer, born in Jupille-sur-Meuse, Liège, Belgium (d. 1924)
  • Mar 17 Horace Nicholl, British composer, born in Tipton, England (d. 1922)
  • Mar 18 Nathaniel Herreshoff, America Cup yacht designer
  • Mar 18 Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyll, daughter of Queen Victoria (d. 1939)

Wyatt Earp

Mar 19 Wyatt Earp, American frontiersman and marshal who participated in the gunfight at the OK Corral, born in Monmouth, Illinois (d. 1929)

  • Mar 24 Honoré Beaugrand, Quebec journalist and newspaper publisher (La Patrie) (d. 1906)
  • Mar 25 William Keith Brooks, American marine zoologist (anatomy and embryology of marine animals), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Mar 29 Aleksei Kuropatkin, Russian general and minister of War, born in Sheshurino, Russia (d. 1925)
  • Mar 31 John Henry Roberts, composer