Famous People Born in March 1872

  • Mar 3 Willie Keeler, American Baseball Hall of Fame outfielder (highest career AB-per-strikeout ratio in MLB history), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1923)

Person of interestPiet Mondrian

Mar 7 Piet Mondrian, Dutch abstract painter (Broadway Boogie Woogie), born in Amersfoort, Netherlands (d. 1944)

Abstract Painter Piet Mondrian
Abstract Painter
Piet Mondrian
  • Mar 7 Vasily Andreyevich Zolotaryov, composer
  • Mar 8 Paul Juon, Russian-Swiss violinist and composer, born in Moscow, Russia (d. 1940)
  • Mar 10 Felix Borowski, composer
  • Mar 11 Abraham van Stolk Jzn, lumber merchant/art collector
  • Mar 13 Oswald Garrison Villard, American journalist and editor of the New York Evening Post, born in Wiesbaden, Germany (d. 1949)
  • Mar 17 Billy Quaife, cricketer (England batsman 1899-1902)
  • Mar 18 Frank Hoyt Losey, composer
  • Mar 19 Sergei Diaghilev, Gruzino Novgorod Russia, ballet director
  • Mar 19 Anna Held, Polish-born French actress and singer (A Parisian Model), born in Warsaw (d. 1918)
  • Mar 20 Bernhard Seklas, composer
  • Mar 20 Karin Michaelis, writer
  • Mar 25 Vito Pardo, Italian sculptor (Columbus monument in Argentina)
  • Mar 28 Jose Sanjurjo, Spanish general (Morocco) and high director, born in Pamplona, Spain (d. 1936)
  • Mar 30 Sergey Nikiforovich Vasilenko, composer
  • Mar 31 Sergei Pavlovich Diaghilev, Russian dance master (Imperial Ballet)