On This Day

Birthdays in History in March 1886

  • Mar 1 Oskar Kokoschka, Russia/Austrian/British, painter (Erasmus Prize 1960)
  • Mar 3 Tore Ørjasæter, Norwegian poet (d. 1968)
  • Mar 5 Dong Biwu, High-ranking member of the Communist Party of China (d. 1975)
  • Mar 8 Anton Portielje, Dutch radio host and zoo director (Artis), born in Amsterdam (d. 1965)
  • Mar 8 Edward Calvin Kendall, American chemist, isolated cortisone (Nobel 1950), born in South Norwalk, Connecticut (d. 1972)
  • Mar 17 Princess Patricia of Connaught, British princess (d. 1974)
  • Mar 18 Kurt Koffka, German Gestalt psychologist
  • Mar 18 Marianne [Goudeket-]Philips, Dutch author (Between Heaven & Earth)
  • Mar 24 Athenagoras I, Greek Patriarch of Constantinople (d. 1972)
  • Mar 24 Edward Weston, American photographer (d. 1958)
  • Mar 25 Athenagoras, Patriarch of Constantinople (d. 1972)
  • Mar 26 Hugh Mulzac, America military officer (d. 1971)
  • Mar 27 Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, German-American architect (November Group), born in Aachen, Germany (d. 1969)
  • Mar 27 Sergey Kirov, Russian bolshevik leader, born in Urzhum, Russia (d. 1934)
  • Mar 30 Stanislaw Lesniewski, Polish logician/mathematician