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Birthdays in History in March 1897

  • Mar 5 Set Persson, Swedish communist politician (d. 1960)

Person of interestSoong Mei-ling

Mar 5 Soong Mei-ling [Madame Chiang Kai-shek], Chinese political figure and First Lady of the Republic of China (1948-75), born in Shanghai (d. 2003)

First Lady of the Republic of China Soong Mei-ling
First Lady of the Republic of China
Soong Mei-ling
  • Mar 13 Marcel Thiry, Belgian writer and wallon militant, born in Charleroi, Belgium (d. 1977)
  • Mar 17 Jozef C. Mazur, American stained glass artist and painter (d. 1970)
  • Mar 19 Liam O'Flaherty, Irish writer, born in Inishmore, Aran Islands (d. 1984)
  • Mar 24 Charles Eyck, Dutch painter and sculptor
  • Mar 24 Wilhelm Reich, Austrian-US psycho analysist (character analysis)
  • Mar 27 Douglas R. Hartree, English mathematician and physicist, born in Cambridge, England (d. 1958)
  • Mar 27 Carlo Mierendorff, German politician and anti-fascist, born in Grossenhain, Germany (d. 1943)
  • Mar 28 Sepp Herberger, German football coach and manager (West German National Team), born in Mannheim, Germany (d. 1977)