On This Day

Famous People Born in March 1851

  • Mar 3 Alexandros Papadiamantis, Greek author (d. 1911)
  • Mar 15 Jozef Surzynski, composer
  • Mar 16 Martinus Beijerinck, Dutch microbiologist and botanist (1st to coin the name virus), born in Amsterdam, Netherlands (d. 1931)
  • Mar 19 Roque Saenz Pena, President of Argentina (1910-14)
  • Mar 19 William Henry Stark, American business leader (d. 1936)
  • Mar 27 Ruperto Chapi, Spanish composer, born in Villena, Spain (d. 1909)
  • Mar 27 Vincent d'Indy, French composer and teacher, born in Paris (d. 1931)
  • Mar 28 Bernardino Machado, President of Portugal (1915–17, 1925–26), born in Rio de Janeiro (d. 1944)