Famous People Born in March 1897

  • Mar 3 Jose Moreno Gans, composer
  • Mar 4 Francis "Lefty" O'Doul, baseball player/organized Japanese baseball
  • Mar 5 Set Persson, Swedish communist politician (d. 1960)

Person of interestSoong Mei-ling

Mar 5 Soong Mei-ling [Madame Chiang Kai-shek], Chinese political figure and First Lady of the Republic of China (1948-75), born in Shanghai (d. 2003)

Chinese Political Leader and First Lady of the Republic of China Soong Mei-ling
Chinese Political Leader and First Lady of the Republic of China
Soong Mei-ling
  • Mar 11 Henry Dixon Cowell, Menlo Park California, composer (New Musical Resources)
  • Mar 13 Marcel Thiry, Belgian poet (Statue of Fatigue)
  • Mar 13 William Herald, Australia, swimmer (Olympic-1920)
  • Mar 15 Jackson Scholz, American runner (d. 1986)
  • Mar 16 Conrad Nagel, American actor (All That Heaven Allows, Celebrity Time), born in Keokuk, Iowa (d. 1970)
  • Mar 17 Jozef C. Mazur, American stained glass artist and painter (d. 1970)
  • Mar 19 Betty Compson, American actress (Big City, Docks Of New York), born in Beaver, Utah (d. 1974)
  • Mar 19 Liam O'Flaherty, Irish writer, born in Inishmore, Aran Islands (d. 1984)
  • Mar 24 Charles Eyck, Dutch painter/sculptor
  • Mar 24 Wilhelm Reich, Austrian-US psycho analysist (character analysis)
  • Mar 25 John Laurie, Scottish actor (Hamet, The 39 Steps, Jericho, Island of Desire), born in Dumfries, Dumfriesshire, Scotland (d. 1980)
  • Mar 27 Douglas Hartree, English mathematician and physicist
  • Mar 27 Carlo Mierendorff, German politician/anti-fascist
  • Mar 28 Sepp Herberger, German football coach (d. 1977)