On This Day

Famous People Born in March 1893

  • Mar 1 Mercedes de Acosta, American socialite (d. 1968)
  • Mar 2 Maxime Dumoulin, composer
  • Mar 3 Beatrice Wood, potter/artist/author
  • Mar 3 Bill Nestell, American actor (Dangerous Venture, Buckskin Frontier), born in San Francisco, California (d. 1966)
  • Mar 5 Emmett J Culligan, founder of water treatment organization
  • Mar 6 Kathleen Smoothy, housewife (last link to Siege of SIdney Street)
  • Mar 6 [Walter] "Furry" Lewis, American blues musician, born in Greenville, Mississippi (d. 1981) [birth year disputed]
  • Mar 7 Milton Avery, American artist, born in Almar, New York (d. 1965)
  • Mar 8 Mississippi John Hurt, American country blues singer and guitarist, born in Teoc, Carroll County, Mississippi (d. 1966)
  • Mar 9 Edgar Scauflaire, Belgian painter and decorator, born in Liège, Belgium (d. 1960)
  • Mar 9 Hans Münch, Swiss conductor and composer, born in Mulhouse, France (d. 1983)
  • Mar 16 Isobel Elsom, British actress (My Fair Lady, Love From a Stranger), born in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England (d. 1981)

Wilfred Owen

Mar 18 Wilfred Owen, English soldier and anti-war poet (Anthem for Doomed Youth, Futility), born in Oswestry, Shropshire, England (d. 1918)

  • Mar 18 Costante Girardengo, Italian cyclist, born in Novi Ligure, Italy (d. 1978)
  • Mar 18 (John) Jean Goldkette, French jazz pianist and bandleader, born in Valenciennes, France (d. 1962)
  • Mar 21 Geoffrey Dearmer, poet
  • Mar 23 Cedric Gibbons, American art director (d. 1960)
  • Mar 24 George Sisler, American Baseball HOF first baseman (AL MVP 1922; AL batting champion 1920, 22 St. Louis Browns) and manager (St. Louis Browns 1924–26), born in Manchester, Ohio (d. 1973)
  • Mar 25 Edward Hart, American politician (Rep-D-NJ)/1st chairman of Com on Un-American Activities, born in Jersey City (d. 1961)
  • Mar 26 James B. Conant, American chemist and President of Harvard University, born in Dorchester, Massachusetts (d. 1978)

Palmiro Togliatti

Mar 26 Palmiro Togliatti, Italian politician and General Secretary of the Communist Party of Italy (1926-34, 1938-64), born in Genoa, Italy (d. 1964)

  • Mar 27 Karl Mannheim, German sociologist (Ideology & Utopia), born in Budapest, Hungary (d. 1947)
  • Mar 28 Spyros Skouras, Greek-born American movie executive (20th Century Fox), born in Skourohorion, Greece (d. 1971)
  • Mar 29 Dora Carrington, British Bloomsbury artist, born in Hereford, Herefordshire (d. 1932)
  • Mar 31 Clemens Krauss, conductor (Berlin State Orch-1937), born in Vienna, Austria