On This Day

Famous People Born in March 1867

  • Mar 3 Gustav Strube, German-American conductor (Baltimore Symphony, 1916-30), composer (The Captive), and educator (Peabody Conservatory), born in Ballenstadt, Saxony (d. 1953)
  • Mar 5 Louis-Alexandre Taschereau, Premier of Quebec (d. 1952)

Lillian Wald

Mar 10 Lillian Wald, American pioneering nurse and social activist who started American community nursing with the Henry Street Settlement in NYC, born in Cincinnati, Ohio (d. 1940)

  • Mar 10 Hector Guimard, French Art Nouveau architect and designer (entrances to Paris Metros), born in Lyon (d. 1942)
  • Mar 15 Lionel Pigot Johnson, British poet and critic (Ireland & Other Poems), born in Broadstairs, Kent (d. 1902)
  • Mar 15 Will Rossiter, composer
  • Mar 18 Michael G de Boer, historian (Harbor of Amsterdam)
  • Mar 22 Meijer Linnewiel [Prof Kokadorus], Amsterdam's pitchman
  • Mar 25 Arturo Toscanini, Italian cellist and conductor (La Scala, 1898-1908 & 1921-29; Metropolitan Opera, 1908-15; New York Philharmonic, 1926-36; NBC Symphony Orchestra, 1937-41 & 1944-54), born in Parma, Kingdom of Italy (d. 1957)
  • Mar 25 John Gutzon Borglum, American sculptor (Mt Rushmore), born in St. Charles, Idaho Territory (d. 1941)
  • Mar 27 Edyth Walker, American opera singer, born in Hopewell, New York (d. 1950)

Cy Young

Mar 29 Cy Young, American Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher (Cleveland Spiders, Boston Americans; most wins in MLB history 511), born in Gilmore, Ohio (d. 1955)