On This Day

Birthdays in History in March 1922

  • Mar 1 William M Gaines, publisher (MAD Magazine)

Yitzhak Rabin

Mar 1 Yitzhak Rabin, Prime Minister of Israel (1974-77 and 1992-95) and 1994 Nobel Peace Prize winner, born in Jerusalem (d. 1995)

  • Mar 5 Pier Paolo Pasolini, Bologna Italy, director (Teorema, Pigsty)
  • Mar 6 Ruben Ayala, Chino, California, politician (California State Senator 1974-1998) (d. 2012)
  • Mar 7 Olga Aleksandrovna Ladyzhenskaya, Russian mathematician (fluid dynamics), born in Kologriv, Soviet Russia (d. 2004)
  • Mar 8 Heinar Kipphardt, German writer and playwright (In the Matter of J. Robert Oppenheimer), born in Heidersdorf, Lower Silesia (d. 1982)
  • Mar 8 Shigeru Mizuki, Japanese soldier and Manga artist (GeGeGe no Kitarō), born in Sakaiminato, Tittori (d. 2015)
  • Mar 8 Ralph Baer, Creator of the first video game console
  • Mar 11 Abdul Razak bin Hussain, premier of Malaysia (1970-77)
  • Mar 11 Cornelius Castoriadis, Greek philosopher and economist, born in Constantinople, Ottoman Empire (d. 1997)

Jack Kerouac

Mar 12 Jack Kerouac, American Beat writer (On the Road, Mexico Blues), born in Lowell, Massachusetts (d. 1969)

  • Mar 12 Lane Kirkland, union president (AFL-CIO)
  • Mar 14 Colin Fletcher, Welsh author and pioneering backpacker (Walking Through Time), born in Cardiff, Wales (d. 2007)
  • Mar 16 Geoffrey Freeman Allen, railway writer
  • Mar 16 Harding Lemay, American writer (Another World), born in North Bangor, New York
  • Mar 17 Megan Bull, British head mistress (Holloway Jail)

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman

Mar 17 Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, Founding father of Bangladesh and 1st and 4th President of Bangladesh (1971-72 and 1975-76), born in Tungipara, Bengal Presidency, British India (d. 1975)

  • Mar 18 Egon Bahr, German journalist/politician, born in Treffurt, Thuringia (d. 2015)
  • Mar 20 Arnold Burgen, college president (Academia Europaea)
  • Mar 20 Doug Barnard Jr, (Rep-D-GA, 1977- )
  • Mar 24 Onna White, Canadian choreographer (d. 2005)
  • Mar 25 Tobias Schneebaum, American writer, anthropologist and explorer, born in NYC, New York (d. 2005)
  • Mar 26 William Milliken, American politician, longest serving Governor of Michigan (1969-83), born in Traverse City, Michigan
  • Mar 26 Oscar Sala, Italian-born Brazilian nuclear physicist, born in Milan, Italy (d. 2010)
  • Mar 27 Margaret Stacey, English sociologist who helped shape the distinctively British genre of empirical sociology, born in London (d. 2004)
  • Mar 27 Stefan Wul, French sci-fi author (The Temple of the Past), born in Paris (d. 2003)
  • Mar 28 Neville Bonner, the first Indigenous Australian to become a member of the Parliament of Australia, born in Ukerebagh Island, New South Wales (d. 1999)
  • Mar 30 J F Coates, naval architect

About March 1922

How Old? 99 years old
Generation: Greatest Generation
Leap Year: No

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