Famous People Born in March 1905

  • Mar 1 Doris Hare, Welsh actress, born in Bargoed, Glamorgan, Wales (d. 2000)
  • Mar 1 Pol le Roy, Flemish author/novelist/writer (Stroom)
  • Mar 2 Marc Blitzstein, American opera and theater composer, librettist (The Cradle Will Rock), and translator (Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill works), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1964)
  • Mar 5 Sophie Stewart, Scottish actress (As You Like It; Under the Red Robe), born in Crieff, Perthshire, Scotland (d. 1977)
  • Mar 6 Bob Wills, American western-swing singer, and bandleader, known as the 'King of Western Swing' (Texas Playboys -"Steel Guitar Rag"), born in Limestone County, Texas (d. 1975)
  • Mar 6 Lisle Nagel, Australian cricket fast bowler (1 Test, 2 wickets; Victoria CA), born in Bendigo, Australia (d. 1971)
  • Mar 7 Vera Fjodorova Panova, Russian author (Sputniki)
  • Mar 9 Félix Labisse, French painter (libidoscaphes), born in Marchiennes, France (d. 1982)
  • Mar 9 Grigori Kozintsev, Soviet theater and film director (Hamlet, King Lear), born in Kyiv, Ukraine (d. 1973) [OS]
  • Mar 9 Peter C. Quennell, English biographer and critic (Byron in Italy), born in Bickley, Kent (d. 1993)
  • Mar 9 Rex Warner, English poet and writer (Wild Goose Chase), born in Birmingham (d. 1986)
  • Mar 10 Rene Bernier, Belgian composer, born in Saint-Gilles, Bedlgium (d. 1984)
  • Mar 10 Richard Haydn, British actor (The Sound of Music, Alice in Wonderland), born in Camberwell, London, England (d. 1985)
  • Mar 11 Gilroy Roberts, American sculptor (Chief Engraver of the US Mint, 1948-64), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1992)
  • Mar 14 Raymond Aron, French sociologist/political scientist
  • Mar 15 Bertha "Chippie" Hill, American blues and vaudeville singer (King Oliver's Jazz Band), born in Charleston, South Carolina (d. 1950)
  • Mar 15 Berthold Schenck von Stauffenberg, German aristocrat who attempted to assassinate Hitler, born in Stuttgart, Germany (d. 1944)
  • Mar 16 Elisabeth Flickenschildt, German actress, born in Hamburg, Germany (d. 1977)
  • Mar 18 John Kirkpatrick, American pianist (Concord Sonata), born in NYC, New York
  • Mar 18 Mollie Parnis, American fashion designer (Mollie Roberts Collection), born in NYC, New York

Robert DonatRobert Donat (1905-1958)

Mar 18 English actor (Goodbye Mr Chips, Citadel), born in Manchester, England

  • Mar 18 Thomas Townsend Brown, American scientist (d. 1985)

Albert SpeerAlbert Speer (1905-1981)

Mar 19 German architect and Nazi leader (Reich Minister for Armaments and War Production), born in Mannheim, German Empire

  • Mar 20 Jean Galia, French rugby footballer (d. 1949)
  • Mar 21 Phyllis McGinley, American poet (Pulitzer 1961, Love Letters)
  • Mar 22 Carlo Alberto Pizzini, Italian composer, born in Rome, Italy (d. 1981)
  • Mar 22 Grigorij Kosinzev, Russian director of film and theater, born in Kiev, Russian Empire (d. 1973)
  • Mar 22 Phyllis McGinley, American children's author and poet (Pulitzer Prize 1961), born in Ontario, Oregon (d. 1978)

Joan CrawfordJoan Crawford (1905-1977)

Mar 23 American actress (Mildred Pierce), born in San Antonio, Texas

  • Mar 23 Lale Andersen [Elisabeth Bunnenberg], German singer and actress (Der Pott), born in Bremerhaven, Germany (d. 1972)
  • Mar 23 Paul Grimault, French animator (is Le Roi et l'oiseau THe King and the Bird), born in Neuilly-sur-Seine, France (d. 1994)
  • Mar 23 Ralph Perring, Lord Mayor (London)
  • Mar 24 Andre Christiaens, Flemish writer (Unfindable Country)
  • Mar 24 Pura Santillan-Castrence, Filipino writer and diplomat (d. 2007)
  • Mar 26 Pablo Garrido, Chilean composer and ethnomusicologist, born in Valparaíso, Chile (d. 1982)
  • Mar 26 Viktor Frankl, Austrian neurologist and psychiatrist (Man's Search for Meaning) and founder of logotherapy, born in Vienna, Austria-Hungary (d. 1997)
  • Mar 27 Elsie MacGill, Canadian aeronautical engineer, 1st female in Canada to get bachelor's degree in electrical engineering, born in Vancouver (d. 1980)
  • Mar 27 John Fleming (Jack) Brock, South African nutritional scientist, physician and a professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of Cape Town, born in Port Elizabeth, South Africa (d. 1983)
  • Mar 27 Leroy Carr, American blues piano player and singer-songwriter ("How Long, How Long Blues"), born in Nashville, Tennessee (d. 1935)
  • Mar 28 Marlin Perkins, American TV host (Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom), born in Carthage, Missouri (d. 1986)
  • Mar 28 Pandro S. Berman, American film producer, born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 1996)
  • Mar 30 Albert Pierrepoint, last and longest serving British executioner (est. 433-608 executed), born in Clayton, West Riding of Yorkshire (d. 1992)
  • Mar 30 Mikio Oda, Japanese triple jumper (Olympic gold 1928, 1st individual Asian Olympic champion), born in Kaita, Japan (d. 1998)
  • Mar 31 George Treweeke, Australian Rugby League second rower (Australia 7 Tests, South Sydney), born in Grahamstown, NSW

About March 1905

How Old? 117 years old
Generation: Greatest Generation
Leap Year: No

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