On This Day

Historical Figures Born in March 1904

Dr. Seuss

Mar 2 Dr. Seuss [Theodor Geisel], American children's author (The Cat in the Hat, Green Eggs and Ham), born in Springfield, Massachusetts (d. 1991)

  • Mar 4 George Gamow, nuclear physicist/cosmologist/writer (1, 2, 3...
  • Mar 5 Karl Rahner, German theologian (d. 1984)
  • Mar 6 José Antonio Aguirre, Basque politician (d. 1960)

Reinhard Heydrich

Mar 7 Reinhard Heydrich, German Nazi leader (head of Bohemia and Moravia and the Reich Main Security Office), born in Halle an der Saale (d. 1942)

  • Mar 9 Paul Klipsch, American engineer, noted for his loudspeaker designs, born in Elkhart, Indiana (d. 2002)
  • Mar 11 Cornelis Jan Bakker, Dutch/US nuclear physicist
  • Mar 11 Maurits Wertheim, Dutch writer (Isaac De Fuentes)
  • Mar 13 Henry Iliffe Cozens, English Royal Air Force pilot, born in London (d. 1995)
  • Mar 18 Srečko Kosovel, Slovenian poet (d. 1926)

John Sirica

Mar 19 John Sirica, American federal judge (Watergate hearings), born in Waterbury, Connecticut (d. 1992)

  • Mar 20 B F Skinner, American psychologist (Skinner Box), born in Susquehanna, Pennsylvania (d. 1990)
  • Mar 21 Forrest Mars Sr., American candymaker (d. 1999)
  • Mar 26 Emilio Fernandez, Mexican director (La Choca, Flor Silvestre), born in El Seco Mexico (d. 1986)
  • Mar 26 Joseph Campbell, American professor of comparative mythology (Mythic Image), born in White Plains, New York (d. 1987)
  • Mar 26 Xenophon Zolotas, Greek economist, Prime Minister of Greece (d. 2004)

About March 1904

How Old? 117 years old
Generation: Greatest Generation
Leap Year: Yes

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