On This Day

Birthdays in History in March 1906

  • Mar 3 Artur Lundkvist, Swedish writer/Swedish Academy (Agadir)
  • Mar 3 Krishnarao Shiva Shelvankar, journalist/diplomat
  • Mar 4 Meindert DeJong American author (d. 1991)
  • Mar 4 Georges Ronsse, Belgian road cyclist (UCI Road World C'ship 1928, 29), born in Antwerp, Belgium (d. 1969)
  • Mar 4 Charles Rudolph Walgreen, Jr., American businessman (d. 2007)
  • Mar 11 Zino Davidoff, Ukrainian businessman, born in Novhorod-Siversky, Ukraine (d. 1994)
  • Mar 16 Francisco Ayala, Spanish writer, born in Granada, Spain (d. 2009)
  • Mar 17 Brigitte Helm [Gisele Eve von Kuenheim], German actress (Gloria, Gold, Metropolis), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1996)
  • Mar 18 Roy L Johnson, US admiral (WW II-Pacific Ocean)

Adolf Eichmann

Mar 19 Adolf Eichmann, German Nazi officer (SS-Obersturmbannführer, Holocaust organizer), born in Solingen, German Empire (d. 1962)

  • Mar 20 Abraham Beame, (Mayor-D-NYC), NYC's 1st Jewish mayor
  • Mar 20 Pavel P Parenago, Russian astronomer
  • Mar 21 John D. Rockefeller III, billionaire philanthropist (oil)
  • Mar 21 Jim Thompson, American designer and businessman

A. J. P. Taylor

Mar 25 A.J.P Taylor [Alan John Percival], English historian (The Struggle for Mastery in Europe 1848–1918, Origins of the Second World War), born in Southport, England (d. 1990)

  • Mar 25 John Howard Pyle, American politician (Gov-R-Az, 1951-55), born in Sheridan, Wyoming, (d. 1987)
  • Mar 26 Rafael Mendez, Mexican trumpetist (d. 1981)

About March 1906

How Old? 115 years old
Generation: Greatest Generation
Leap Year: No

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