On This Day

Famous People Born in March 1870

  • Mar 4 Thomas Sturge Moore, English poet (d. 1944)
  • Mar 5 Frank Norris, journalist and writer (McTeague, Octopus), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1902)
  • Mar 6 Oscar Straus, composer (Ein Walzertraum), born in Vienna, Austria
  • Mar 10 Alfred Kastner, composer
  • Mar 11 Louis Bachelier, French mathematician (d. 1946)
  • Mar 11 Herm McFarland, American MLB outfielder (first grand slam in AL history), born in Des Moines, Iowa (d. 1935)
  • Mar 13 Albert Meyer, Swiss politician and member of the Swiss Federal Council (1929-38), born in Fällanden, Switzerland (d. 1953)
  • Mar 17 Horace Donisthorpe, British entomologist (d. 1951)
  • Mar 20 Paul von Lettow-Vorbeck, Prussian general and politician (East Africa)
  • Mar 31 Tommy Ryan, American boxer (World Welterweight, Middleweight champion), born in Redwood, NY (d. 1948)