On This Day

Famous People Born in March 1889

  • Mar 1 Watsuji Tetsuro, Japanese philosopher (d. 1960)
  • Mar 3 Fritz Behrend, composer
  • Mar 4 Pearl White [Victoria], American actress and stunt woman (Perils of Pauline), born in Green Ridge, Missouri (d. 1938)
  • Mar 4 Oscar Chisini, Italian mathematician (d. 1967)
  • Mar 4 Oren E. Long, 10th Territorial Governor of Hawai'i (d. 1965)
  • Mar 5 Frits Slomp, [Frits de Rover], Dutch vicar/resistance fighter
  • Mar 8 Oscar Ewing, US government official (Everybody's Business), born in Greensburg, Indiana (d. 1980)
  • Mar 12 Philip Guedalla, English barrister & historian
  • Mar 12 Þórbergur Þórðarson, Icelandic author (d. 1974)
  • Mar 16 Reggie Walker, South African athlete (Olympic gold 100m 1908), born in Durban, South Africa (d. 1951)
  • Mar 18 F Rijkens, oldest living person in Netherlands
  • Mar 19 Manoel II, last king of Portugal (1908-10)
  • Mar 21 Otto Forst de Battaglia, Austrian diplomat and genealogist, born in Vienna (d. 1965)
  • Mar 24 Albert Hill, British athlete (d. 1969)
  • Mar 26 Václav Kaprál, Czech composer, pianist, and pedagogue, born in Určice (d. 1947)
  • Mar 27 Yakup Kadri Karaosmanoglu, Turkish writer and translator, born in Cairo, Egypt (d. 1974)
  • Mar 29 Howard Lindsay, American playwright, actor and director (State of the Union), born in Waterford, New York (d. 1968)

Person of interestWarner Baxter

Mar 29 Warner Baxter, American actor (In Old Arizona, Cisco Kid), born in Columbus, Ohio (d. 1951)