Famous Birthdays on March 7

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Person of interestLucilla

148 Lucilla, Rome, Roman noblewoman (daughter of Marcus Aurelius and sister of Commodus) (between 148-150 AD), born in Rome

Roman Noblewoman Lucilla
Roman Noblewoman
  • 189 Publius Septimius Geta, Roman Emperor, born in Rome (d. 211)
  • 1481 Baldassare Peruzzi, Italian architect and painter, born in Siena, Italy (d. 1537)
  • 1543 Johan Casimir, German prince (occupied Gent), born in Simmern, Germany (d. 1592)
  • 1556 Guillaume du Vair, French writer and thinker, born in Paris (d. 1621)
  • 1574 John Wilbye, English madrigal composer, born in Brome, Suffolk (d. 1638)
  • 1621 Georg Neumark, German composer and poet, born in Langensalza (d. 1681)
  • 1663 Tomaso Antonio Vitali, Italian composer and violinist (d. 1745)

Person of interestRob Roy

1671 Rob Roy, Scottish folk hero, baptized in Buchanan, Stirlingshire, Scotland (d. 1734)

Folk Hero and Outlaw Rob Roy
Folk Hero and Outlaw
Rob Roy
  • 1678 Filippo Juvarra, Italian architect, born in Messina, Italy (d. 1736)
  • 1682 Johan Willem, Duke of Ripperda, Dutch political adventurer, born in Oldehove, Groningen, Netherlands (d. 1737)
  • 1687 Jean Lebeuf, French historian, born in Auxerre, France (d. 1760)
  • 1693 Clement XIII [Carlo Rezzonico], Pope (1758-69), born in Venice (d. 1769)
  • 1707 Stephen Hopkins, American politician and signed Declaration of Independence, born in Providence, Rhode Island (d. 1785)
  • 1715 Ephraim Williams, American philanthropist, born in Newton, Massachusetts (d. 1755)
  • 1715 Ewald Christian von Kleist, German poet (d. 1759)

  • 1730 Baron de Breteuil, French statesman (d. 1807)
  • 1731 Jean-Louis Laruette, composer
  • 1762 Sebastiaan C Nederburgh, director-general (East Indies Company)
  • 1765 Nicéphore Niépce, French inventor of photography (d. 1833)
  • 1769 Josef Alois Ladurner, composer
  • 1773 Tommaso Marchesi, composer
  • 1785 Alessandro Manzoni, Italian poet/novelist (Betrothed)
  • 1788 Antoine César Becquerel, French physicist who pioneered the study of electric and luminescent phenomena, born in Châtillon-Coligny, France (d. 1878)
  • 1792 John Herschel, Slough England, William Herschel's son, astronomer
  • 1797 Karl Schwencke, composer
  • 1799 Frantisek L Celakovsky, Czech poet (national anthem, folk song)
  • 1807 Franz Grave von Pocci, German poet/composer (Der Alchemist)
  • 1811 Christian Heinrich Hohmann, composer
  • 1813 Judocus Smits, Dutch Catholic newspaper pioneer/founder (The Time)

Person of interestJames Donnelly

1816 James Donnelly, Irish-Canadian patriarch of the Donnelly family (Black Donnelly massacre), born in Ireland (d. 1880)

Squatter James Donnelly
James Donnelly
  • 1820 Gustav Heinrich Graben-Hoffman, composer
  • 1822 Victor Masse, composer
  • 1827 Henry DeLamar Clayton, Major General (Confederate Army), (d. 1889)
  • 1831 John Bratton [Old Reliable], American physician and Brigadier-General (Confederate Army), born in Winnsboro, South Carolina (d. 1898)
  • 1832 Orlando Metcalfe Poe, American engineer and Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Navarre, Ohio (d. 1895)
  • 1837 Henry Draper, American astronomer (Moon, Orion Nebula), born in Prince Edward County, Virginia (d. 1882)
  • 1841 Olegario Victor Andrade, Argentina, poet (El nido de condores)
  • 1841 William Rockhill Nelson, founder of The Kansas City Star and patron of Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art (d. 1915)
  • 1842 Anne CAI van Diest, Belgian physician/feminist
  • 1844 Anthony Comstock, New Canaan Ct, anti-vice crusader/philatelist

  • 1845 Daniel David Palmer, Canadian founder of chiropractic (1897 Palmer School of Chiropractic), born in Port Perry, Canada West (d. 1913)
  • 1846 Whitcomb Judson, American inventor (zipper), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1909)

Person of interestLuther Burbank

1849 Luther Burbank, American horticulturist who developed more than 800 strains and varieties of plants, born in Lancaster, Massachusetts (d. 1926)

Horticulturist Luther Burbank
Luther Burbank

Person of interestTomáš Garrigue Masaryk

1850 Tomáš Masaryk, Czech philosopher and 1st President of Czechoslovakia (1918-35), born in Hodonín, Austrian Empire (d. 1937)

Father of Czechoslovakia Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk
Father of Czechoslovakia
Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk
  • 1850 Champ Clark, American politician (d. 1921)
  • 1856 Matilde Serao, [Tuffolina], Italian writer (Land of Cockayne)
  • 1857 Julius Wagner von Jauregg, Austrian psychiatrist (Nobel 1927)
  • 1858 Nikolai Artzibushev, composer
  • 1866 Paul Ernst, German writer, born in Elbingerode, Kingdom of Hanover (d. 1933)
  • 1869 Ernst Cohen, Dutch chemist, born in Amsterdam, Netherlands (d. 1944)

Person of interestPiet Mondrian

1872 Piet Mondrian, Dutch abstract painter (Broadway Boogie Woogie), born in Amersfoort, Netherlands (d. 1944)

Abstract Painter Piet Mondrian
Abstract Painter
Piet Mondrian
  • 1872 Vasily Andreyevich Zolotaryov, composer
  • 1873 Madame Sul-Te-Wan [Nellie Crawford], American actress (The Birth of a Nation, Uncle Tom's Cabin), born in Louisville, Kentucky (d. 1959)
  • 1875 Maurice Ravel, French pianist & composer (Daphnis et Chloé; Boléro), born in Ciboure (d. 1937)
  • 1878 Boris Kustodiev, Russian painter (d. 1927)
  • 1883 Carl Deis, composer (d. 1960)
  • 1883 Marion Lord, American actress (Broadway), born in Columbus, Ohio (d. 1942)
  • 1886 Raymond Largay, American actor (April in Paris, Variety Girl), born in Oshkosh, Wisconsin (d. 1974)
  • 1887 Heino Eller, Estonian composer, born in Tartu (d. 1970)
  • 1888 Alidius WLT van Starkenborch Stachouwer, gov of Neth Indies (1936-45)
  • 1891 Marcel Barger, [Meyer Streliskie], cabaret performer (I keep Susy)
  • 1893 Milton Avery, American artist (d. 1965)
  • 1895 Juan Jose Castro, composer
  • 1896 Erwin Bodky, German-American composer, born in Ragnit, East Prussia (d. 1958)
  • 1898 Jan Bata, Czech shoe manufacturer
  • 1900 Evald Aav, Estonian composer (Vikerlased), born in Tallinn (d. 1939) [OS 22 Feb]
  • 1900 Giuseppe Capogrossi, Italian painter
  • 1900 [Albert] Carel Willink, Dutch painter (magic realism)
  • 1902 Heinz Rühmann, German actor and director (Der Hauptmann von Köpenick), born in Essen, Germany (d. 1994)
  • 1904 Ivar Ballangrud, Norwegian Olympic speed skater (4 gold, 2 silver)

Person of interestReinhard Heydrich

1904 Reinhard Heydrich, German Nazi leader (head of Bohemia and Moravia and the Reich Main Security Office), born in Halle an der Saale (d. 1942)

Nazi leader Reinhard Heydrich
Nazi leader
Reinhard Heydrich
  • 1904 Virginia Downing, American actress (The Gig, Butterfield 8), born in Washington, District of Columbia (d. 1996)
  • 1905 Vera Fjodorova Panova, Russian author (Sputniki)
  • 1906 Alejandro Garcia Caturla, composer
  • 1906 Hans Lachman, composer
  • 1907 Juan Francisco Giacobbe, composer

Person of interestAnna Magnani

1908 Anna Magnani, Italian actress (Rose Tattoo, Miracle, Wild is the Wind), born in Rome, Italy (d. 1973)

Actress Anna Magnani
Anna Magnani
  • 1908 Joop [Joseph] van Santen, Dutch 1st chamber member (CPN)
  • 1908 Tomas de Manzarraga, composer
  • 1909 Greta Schoon, German poet, born in Spetzerfehn (d. 1991)
  • 1909 Leo Malet, French crime novelist
  • 1911 Stefan Kisielewski, composer
  • 1914 Morton DaCosta, director (Island of Love, Music Man), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1915 Jacques Chaban-Delmas, French politician
  • 1917 Davis Roberts, American actor (Westworld, Star Trek, The Killers), born in Mobile, Alabama (d. 1993)
  • 1917 Janet Collins, ballerina
  • 1917 Robert Erickson, composer
  • 1918 June Wayne, artist/lithographer/teacher
  • 1919 Jocelyn Olaf Hambro, financier
  • 1919 Mochtar Lubis, Indonesian writer (Twilight in Jakarta)
  • 1920 Willie Watson, cricketer (England batsman & soccer international)
  • 1922 Olga Aleksandrovna Ladyzhenskaya, Russian mathematician (fluid dynamics), born in Kologriv, Soviet Russia (d. 2004)
  • 1923 Bobo Holloman, American MLB pitcher (no-hitter on debut), born in Thomaston, Georgia (d. 1987)
  • 1924 Eduardo Paolozzi, British sculptor (Hydra)
  • 1924 Kobo Abe, playwright (Woman, the Dunes), born in Tokyo, Japan
  • 1925 Rene Gagnon, US Marine shown in photograph of the Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima, born in Manchester, New Hampshire (d. 1979)
  • 1927 James Broderick, American actor and director (Dog Day Afternoon, Family), born in Charlestown, New Hampshire (d. 1982)
  • 1927 Jean-Paul Desbiens, Quebec writer and teacher (d. 2006)
  • 1927 Henri Landwirth, Belgian-American hotel owner and philanthropist
  • 1929 Yvonne Chouteau, Native American dancer (one of the "five Moons" of Oklahoma), born in Fort Worth, Texas (d. 2016)
  • 1930 Anthony Armstrong-Jones [Lord Snowdon], British photographer and husband of Princess Margaret, born in London, England (d. 2017)
  • 1931 C W Stubblefield, music promoter
  • 1931 Cornelis T "Cor" van de Molen, director Social Businesses of Press
  • 1932 Edward "Ed" Thrasher, American art director and photographer (Come & Gone), born in Glendale, California (d. 2006)
  • 1933 Jackie Blanchflower, Northern Irish footballer (d. 1998)
  • 1934 Nari Contractor, cricketer (Indian batsman & captain)
  • 1934 Willard Scott, American weather forecaster (Today Show), born in Alexandria, Virginia
  • 1934 Giorgos Katsaros, Greek musician and composer
  • 1936 Georges Perec, French writer (Seire Noire, Retour a la bien-aimee)
  • 1937 Anne Kristen, actress (Truth or Dare, Rachel-Dr Finlay, Sunset Song)

  • 1937 Don Bonker, (Rep-D-WA, 1975- )
  • 1938 Homero Blancas, PGA golfer (1972 Phoenix Open), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1938 Janet Guthrie, American professional race car driver (1st woman to race in Indie 500 and Daytona 500), born in Iowa City, Iowa
  • 1938 David Baltimore, American biologist, Nobel laureate
  • 1939 Marion Marlowe, singer (Arthur Godfrey & Friends), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • 1939 Panajot Pano, Albania's most outstanding football player of the past 50 years born in Durres
  • 1940 Daniel J Travanti, actor (Frank Furillo-Hill St Blues), born in Kenosha, Wisconsin
  • 1940 Harald Gerlach, writer
  • 1940 Rudi [Rudolf] Dutschke, German student leader (Glasnost Berlin)
  • 1940 Viktor Petrovich Savinykh, USSR, cosmonaut (Soyuz T-4, T-13, TM-5)
  • 1942 Al[bert] Tanara, WLAF defensive coach (Amsterdam Admirals)
  • 1942 Michael Eisner, American CEO (Walt Disney), born in Mount Kisco, New York
  • 1942 Paul Preuss, American sci-fi author (Medusa Encounter, Starfire)
  • 1942 Tammy Faye Bakker (Messner), American Christian singer and former wife of Jim Bakker (The PTL Club), born in International Falls, Minnesota (d. 2007)
  • 1942 Tommy F Robinson, (Rep-D-AR, 1985- )
  • 1942 U N Kulkarni, cricketer (Indian pace bowler in four Tests 1967-68)
  • 1942 Charles R. Boutin, American politician
  • 1943 Carole Peel, Australian softball asst coach (Olympic bronze 1996)
  • 1943 Chris White, American rock singer-songwriter, musician, and record producer (The Zombies-Never Even Thought), born in NYC, New York (d. 2015)
  • 1943 Leon Frank Sylvers, rocker
  • 1944 Elton Gallegly, (Rep-R-California)
  • 1944 Jorgen Theobaldy, writer
  • 1944 Townes Van Zandt, Texas, singer/songwriter (Kathleen, Loretta), (d. 1997)
  • 1944 Stanley Schmidt, American editor
  • 1944 Michael Rosbash, American geneticist (Nobel Prize 2017, Drosophila period gene), born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • 1945 Arthur Lee, rocker (Vindicator)
  • 1945 John Heard, American actor (Home Alone, Cat People, Big), born in Washington D.C. (d. 2017)
  • 1946 Matthew Fisher, English rock keyboardist (Procol Harum), born in London, England
  • 1946 Peter Wolf [Blankenfeild], American rock singer (J Giels Band-Centerfold, Freeze Frame), born in the Bronx, New York
  • 1947 Donna Loren, singer/actress (Beach Blanket Bingo), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1947 Lewis J Stadlen, American actor (John-Benson, Savages, Windy City), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1947 Richard Lawson, actor (Eddie-O'Neills)
  • 1947 Robert O'Neill Crossman, politician
  • 1947 Walter Röhrl, German race and rally car driver
  • 1947 Helen Eadie, Scottish politician
  • 1949 Ghulam Nabi Azad, Indian politician
  • 1949 Rex Hunt, Australian TV and radio personality and former Australian rules player, born in Mentone, Australia
  • 1950 Franco Harris, NFL fullback (Pittsburgh Steelers)
  • 1950 Mark Pinter, Decorah Iowa, actor (Behind the Screen, Another World)
  • 1950 Iris Chacon, Puerto Rican singer and dancer

  • 1951 Francis Rocco Prestia, American musician (Tower of Power)
  • 1952 Ernie Isley, US vocalist/guitarist (It's Your Thing, Heat is On)
  • 1952 Lynn Swann, NFL receiver (Pittsburgh Steelers)/sportscaster
  • 1952 Vivian Richards, West Indian master blaster
  • 1953 Jules Shear, American rock musician & songwriter (If She Knew What She Wants), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 1953 Kathleen Sullivan, newscaster (E!), born in Pasadena, California
  • 1953 Kenny Aronoff, American drummer (John Mellencamp), born in Albany, New York
  • 1954 Matt Frenette, rock drummer (Loverboy)
  • 1955 Tommy Kramer, American football player, born in San Antonio, Texas
  • 1955 Anupam Kher, Bollywood actor (Vijay, Silver Linings Playbook), and Chairman of Film and Television Institute of India, born in Shimla, India

Person of interestBryan Cranston

1956 Bryan Cranston, American actor (Breaking Bad, Malcolm in the Middle), born in Canoga Park, California

  • 1957 Robert Harris, British TV reporter, journalist and author (Fatherland, Enigma), born in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England
  • 1958 Rik Mayall, English comedian & actor (Drop Dead Fred, The Young Ones), born in Epping, Essex, (d. 2014)
  • 1958 Alan Hale, American astronomer (Comet Hale–Bopp), born in Tokyo, Japan
  • 1959 Thomas Edward Lehman, PGA golfer (1994 Memorial Tournament), born in Austin, Minnesota
  • 1959 Donna Murphy, American actress

Person of interestIvan Lendl

1960 Ivan Lendl, American, Czech tennis player (8-time Grand Slam title winner), born in Ostrava, Czechoslovakia

Tennis Player and Eight-Time Major Champion Ivan Lendl
Tennis Player and Eight-Time Major Champion
Ivan Lendl

Person of interestJoe Carter

1960 Joe Carter, American MLB outfielder (Toronto Blue Jays), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

MLB Outfielder Joe Carter
MLB Outfielder
Joe Carter
  • 1961 Mary Beth Evans, actress (Katherine-General Hospital), born in Pasadena, California
  • 1962 Taylor Dayne, [Leslie Wunderman], NY, vocalist (I'll Always Love You)
  • 1962 Peter Manley, English Darts Player
  • 1963 Mike Eagles, Sussex, NHL center (Washington Capitals)
  • 1963 Bill Brochtrup, American actor
  • 1964 Amy Baltus, Bloomington IND, WPVA volleyballer (Nationals-13th-1992)
  • 1964 Jeff Criswell, NFL tackle (KC Chiefs)
  • 1964 Denyce Graves, American mezzo-soprano (Carmen), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1964 Bret Easton Ellis, American writer
  • 1964 Wanda Sykes, American actress and comedienne
  • 1964 Mikhail Popkov, Russian serial killer of 55 people, born in Angarsk, USSR
  • 1965 Cameron Daddo, Australian actor (Brian Petersen-Models Inc), born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • 1965 Jesper Bo Parnevik, PGA golfer (1995 Nestle-5th), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1965 Steve Beuerlein, NFL quarterback (Jacksonville Jaguars, Car Panthers), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1965 [Willie] Flipper Anderson, NFL wide receiver (Indianapolis Colts), born in Paulsboro, New Jersey
  • 1965 Jack Armstrong, American baseball player, born in Englewood, New Jersey
  • 1966 Jeff Feagles, NFL punter (Arizona Cardinals)
  • 1966 Terry Carkner, Smiths Falls, NHL defenseman (Florida Panthers)
  • 1966 Joy Tanner, American actress
  • 1967 Zheng Haixia, WNBA center (LA Sparks)
  • 1967 Ai Yazawa, Japanese mangaka
  • 1967 Randel "Randy" Guss, American musician and drummer (Toad the Wet Sprocket), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1968 Jeff Kent, infielder (NY Mets), born in Bellflower, California
  • 1968 Ricky Proehl, NFL wide receiver (Seattle Seahawks, Chicago Bears)
  • 1969 Anne Marie Lauck, marathoner (Olympics 10th 1996), born in Rochester, New York
  • 1969 Anthony Davis, NFL linebacker (KC Chiefs)
  • 1969 Brian Jamieson, rower (Olympic silver 1996), born in Livingston, New Jersey
  • 1969 Geoff Smith, Edmonton, NHL defenseman (Florida Panthers)
  • 1969 Matt Blundin, NFL quarterback (KC Chiefs, Detroit Lions)
  • 1969 Sam Gash, NFL running back (New England Patriots)
  • 1969 Warrel Dane, American singer (Nevermore)