On This Day

Birthdays in History in March 1865

  • Mar 1 Gerard Vissering, Dutch banker/president (Bank of Java)
  • Mar 1 Abe Iso, Japanese politician (d. 1949)
  • Mar 8 Frederick William Goudy, American printer and type designer, born in Bloomington, Illinois (d. 1947)
  • Mar 9 Margaret Murray Washington, Wife of Booker T. Washington and Lady Principal of Tuskegee, born in Macon, Mississippi (d. 1925)
  • Mar 19 William Morton Wheeler, American entomologist, myrmecologist, pioneer in ethology (d. 1937)
  • Mar 21 Herbert Albert Laurens Fisher, English historian and politician, born in London, United Kingdom (d. 1940)
  • Mar 25 Pierre Weiss, Mulhouse, French physicist (theory of ferromagnetism)
  • Mar 30 Heinrich Rubens, German physicist