Famous People Born in March 1900

  • Mar 1 Giorgos Seferis, Greek poet and diplomat (Strofi, Nobel Prize for Literature 1963), born in Vourla, Asia Minor, Ottoman Empire (d. 1971)
  • Mar 1 Keith Falkner, British bass-baritone singer (Director of the Royal College of Music), born in Sawston, England (d. 1994)
  • Mar 2 Kurt Weill, German-American composer and collaborator of Bertolt Brecht (Die Dreigroschenoper - The Threepenny Opera), born in Dessau, Germany (d. 1950)
  • Mar 3 Edna Best, British actress (Key, Calendar, Escape, Intermezzo), born in Hove, England (d. 1974)
  • Mar 3 Ruby Dandridge [Ruby Jean Butler], American actress (Father of the Bride), born in Wichita, Kansas (d. 1987)
  • Mar 4 Herbert Biberman, American screenwriter (d. 1971)
  • Mar 6 John Henry Pyle Pafford, British librarian (University of London), born in Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire (d. 1996)
  • Mar 6 Ludwig Donath, Austrian actor (Torn Curtain, Sirocco, Jolson Sings Again), born in Vienna, Austria-Hungar (d. 1967)
  • Mar 6 Robert "Lefty" Grove, American Baseball HOF pitcher (6 × MLB All-Star; World Series 1929, 30; AL MVP 1931; Triple Crown 1930, 31; Philadelphia A's, Boston Red Sox), born in Lonaconing, Maryland (d. 1975)
  • Mar 7 Carel Willink, Dutch painter (magic realism), born in Amsterdam (d. 1983)
  • Mar 7 Evald Aav, Estonian composer (Vikerlased), born in Tallinn (d. 1939) [OS 22 Feb]
  • Mar 7 Giuseppe Capogrossi, Italian painter (Roman School), born in Rome (d. 1972)
  • Mar 8 Howard Aiken, American computing pioneer (Harvard Mark I computer), born in Hoboken, New Jersey (d. 1973)
  • Mar 9 Prince Aimone, Duke of Aosta, Italian king of Croatia (1941-43), born in Turin, Italy (d. 1948)
  • Mar 12 Zoltán Vásárhelyi, Hungarian violinist, teacher, and choral conductor, born in Kecskemét, Hungary (d. 1977)
  • Mar 14 Bernie Cummins, American jazz drummer and big band bandleader ("Dark Eyes"), born in Akron, Ohio (d. 1986)
  • Mar 14 Ernest Hill, American jazz double-bassist, born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 1964)
  • Mar 15 Colin McPhee, Canadian-American pianist, composer (Tabuh-Tabuhan; H2O; Mechanical Principles), and ethno-musicologist (Bali), born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 1964)
  • Mar 15 George Fox, American US Army chaplain and Methodist minister (The Four Chaplains), born in Lewistown, Pennsylvania (d. 1943) [1]
  • Mar 15 Gilberto Freye, Brazilian sociologist (Regionalist Manifesto), born in Recife, Brazil (d. 1987
  • Mar 17 Alfred Newman, American film music arranger, conductor and composer, winner of 9 Academy Awards (The Robe; How The West Was Won; Love Is A Many-Splendored Thing), born in New Haven, Connecticut (d. 1970)
  • Mar 19 Jean Frédéric Joliot-Curie, French physicist (Nobel Prize for Physics 1935 for discovery of artificial radioactivity), born in Paris, France (d. 1958)
  • Mar 21 Eugenie Leontovitch, Russian actress (Homicidal, The Rains of Ranchipur), born in Moscow, Russia (d. 1993)
  • Mar 21 Paul Kletzki [Paweł Klecki], Polish-Swiss violinist, composer, and conductor, born in Łódź, Poland (d. 1973)
  • Mar 23 Erich Fromm, German psychologist and psychoanalyst (Sane Society), born in Frankfurt Germany (d. 1980)
  • Mar 23 José Antonio Calcaño, Venezuelan composer (De Profundis), music critic, and diplomat, born in Caracus, Venezuela (d. 1978)
  • Mar 24 Algeria Junius "June" Clark, American jazz trumpeter and cornetist, born in Long Branch, New Jersey (d. 1963)
  • Mar 26 Isadore Freed, Russian American composer, born in Brest-Litovsk, Russia (d. 1960)
  • Mar 28 Achille Longo, Italian composer, born in Naples, Italy (d. 1954)
  • Mar 28 Fosco Giachetti, Italian actor (Wastrel, We the Living), born in Sesto Fiorentino, Tuscany, Italy (d. 1974)
  • Mar 28 Robert Harris, British actor (Big Caper, The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp, Laughing Anne), born in Weston-super-Mare, England (d. 1995)
  • Mar 29 John McEwen, 18th Prime Minister of Australia (1967-68), born in Chiltern, Australia (d. 1980)
  • Mar 31 Henry, English Prince and Duke of Gloucester (son of King George V, Governor General of Australia 1945-47), born at Sandringham Estate, England (d. 1974)

About March 1900

How Old? 123 years old
Generation: Lost Generation
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Signs: Pisces (Feb 19 - Mar 20), Aries (Mar 21 - Apr 19)