On This Day

Famous People Born in March 1881

  • Mar 4 Todor Aleksandrov, 19th century Bulgarian revolutionary (d. 1924)
  • Mar 4 Thomas Sigismund Stribling, American writer (Pulitzer Prize 1933), born in Clifton, Tennessee (d. 1965)
  • Mar 4 Richard C. Tolman, American mathematical physicist (d. 1948)
  • Mar 9 Ernest Bevin, British Minister of Labour (1940-45) and Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs (1945-51), born in Winsford, Sommerset (d. 1951)
  • Mar 10 Thomas Quinlan (impresario) (d. 1951)
  • Mar 12 Daniel Webster Hoan, Wisc (Mayor-Socialist-Milwaukee)
  • Mar 12 Gunnar Nordström, Finnish physicist (d. 1923)
  • Mar 13 Balthazar Huibrecht Verhagen, Dutch dramatist and writer, born in Amsterdam (d. 1950)
  • Mar 17 Kristian Elster, Norwegian author (Less bror Harris)
  • Mar 17 Walter Rudolf Hess, Swiss physiologist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1973)
  • Mar 18 Oliver Seibert, Canadian hall of fame hockey player (elected 1963), born in Berlin, Ontario (d. 1944)
  • Mar 18 Paul Le Flem, French composer and music critic, born in Radon, France (d. 1984)
  • Mar 20 Eugène Schueller, French chemist, founder of L'Oréal, born in Paris, France (d. 1957)
  • Mar 21 Hermann Sandby, composer
  • Mar 23 Hermann Staudinger, German chemist/plastics researcher (Nobel '53)
  • Mar 23 Roger Martin du Guard, French novelist (Les Thibault-Nobel 1937)
  • Mar 23 Egon Petri, Dutch classical pianist, born in Hanover, Germany (d. 1962)

Person of interestBéla Bartok

Mar 25 Béla Bartok, Hungarian composer and pianist (Concerto for Orchestra), born in Nagyszentmiklós, Kingdom of Hungary, Austria-Hungary (d. 1945)

Composer and Pianist Béla Bartok
Composer and Pianist
Béla Bartok
  • Mar 25 Louis Dosfel, Flemish lawyer and writer (Assault!)
  • Mar 25 Mary Webb, English writer (Gone to Earth) born in Leighton, England (d. 1927)
  • Mar 26 Guccio Gucci, Italian founder of Gucci fashion house, born in Florence (d. 1953)