On This Day

Famous People Born in March 1884

  • Mar 2 Leon Jongen, Belgian composer, born in Liege (d. 1969)
  • Mar 4 Red Murray, American professional baseball player (d. 1958)

Person of interestMolla Mallory

Mar 6 Molla Bjurstedt Mallory, American-Norwegian tennis player (US Nat C'ship 1915-18, 20-22, 26), born in Mosvik, Norway (d. 1959)

Tennis Player and Eight-Time U.S. Open Champion Molla Mallory
Tennis Player and Eight-Time U.S. Open Champion
Molla Mallory
  • Mar 10 Stuart Holmes, American actor (Life's Shop Window, Prisoner of Zenda), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1971)
  • Mar 11 Jan Lemaire, Dutch writer and actor (Village by the River, Beautiful Juliet), born in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands (d. 1982)
  • Mar 11 Lewi Pethrus, Swedish politician (d. 1974)
  • Mar 13 Emanuel Stickelberger, Swiss writer (Bluthochzeit), born in Basel, Switzerland (d. 1962)
  • Mar 13 Hugh S. Walpole, British novelist and playwright (Jeremy, Maradick at 40), born in Auckland, New Zealand (d. 1941)
  • Mar 13 Oskar Loerke, German writer (Longest Day-1926), born in Świecie, Poland (d. 1941)
  • Mar 14 Albert Egges van Giffen, Dutch archaeologist, born in Noordhorn, Netherlands (d. 1973)
  • Mar 14 Wintter Haynes Watts, American composer, born in Cincinnati, Ohio (d. 1962)
  • Mar 15 Rudolf Piskacek, composer
  • Mar 16 Harrison Ford, American silent screen actor (Rubber Tires, Vanity Fair, Love In High Gear), born in Kansas City, Missouri (d. 1957)
  • Mar 17 Alcide Nunez, American jazz clarinetist (d. 1934)
  • Mar 18 Bernard Cronin, Australian author and journalist (d. 1968)
  • Mar 21 George D Birkhoff, American mathematician (Aesthetic measure)
  • Mar 23 Glauco Velasquez, composer
  • Mar 24 Gino Marinuzzi, Italian conductor and composer, born in Palermo, Sicily, Kingdom of Italy (d. 1945)
  • Mar 24 Peter Debye, Holland, physical chemist (Nobel 1936)
  • Mar 25 Georges Imbert, Alsatian chemist (d. 1950)
  • Mar 26 Wilhelm Backhaus, German pianist (Rubinstein Competition winner, 1905), born in Leipzig, Germany (d. 1969)
  • Mar 31 Adriaan van Maanen, Dutch-American astronomer (d. 1946)