Birthdays in History in March 1934

  • Mar 1 Riet [M. J. J.] Roosen-van Pelt, Dutch politician, 2nd Chamber member (CDA), born in Tilburg, the Netherlands
  • Mar 4 Jane van Lawick-Goodall, ethologist/chimp expert (1974 Walker Prize)
  • Mar 4 Janez Strnad, Slovenian physicist
  • Mar 4 Gleb Yakunin, Russian priest and dissident, born in Moscow

Person of interestDaniel Kahneman

Mar 5 Daniel Kahneman, Israeli economist and Nobel laureate (2002), born in Tel Aviv, Israel

Economist and Psychologist Daniel Kahneman
Economist and Psychologist
Daniel Kahneman
  • Mar 7 Willard Scott, weather forecaster (Today Show)
  • Mar 8 Ron Taylor, Australian cinematographer (Those Amazing Animals), born in Sydney, New South Wales (d. 2012)

Person of interestYuri Gagarin

Mar 9 Yuri Gagarin, Russian cosmonaut and 1st man into space (aboard Vostok 1), born in Klushino, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union (d. 1968)

Cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin
Cosmonaut
Yuri Gagarin
  • Mar 11 George Stamatoyannopoulos, Greece, medical genetics researcher
  • Mar 11 Keith Speed, British MP
  • Mar 12 Rudolph Agner, CEO (Consolidated Gold Fields)
  • Mar 13 Barry Hughart, American author of fantasy novels (Bridge of Birds), born in Peoria, Illinois
  • Mar 14 Eugene A Cernan, Capt USN, astronaut (Gemini 9, Apollo 10 17), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2017)
  • Mar 14 Paul Rader, the 15th General of The Salvation Army
  • Mar 15 Kanshi Ram, Indian dalit leader
  • Mar 16 Ray Hnatyshyn, Governor-General of Canada (d. 2002)
  • Mar 20 Eric Hebborn, artist/faker
  • Mar 20 Marion Conti, arch bishop (Aberdeen England)
  • Mar 20 Willie Brown, American politician
  • Mar 20 David Malouf, Australian author
  • Mar 22 Leslie Turnberg, president (Royal College of Physicians)
  • Mar 22 Orrin Hatch, politician (Sen-R-UT, 1977- ), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Mar 22 Sheila Cameron, QC, Vicar-General (Province of Canterbury)
  • Mar 23 Bryan Bass, headmaster (City of London School)
  • Mar 23 Ludvig Faddeev, Russian mathematician

Person of interestGloria Steinem

Mar 25 Gloria Steinem, American feminist and publisher (Ms Magazine), born in Toledo, Ohio

Journalist Gloria Steinem
Journalist
Gloria Steinem
  • Mar 26 G T Pryce, CEO (Dalgety)
  • Mar 27 David Hancock, British civil servant, secretary (British Department of Education & Science), born in Beckenham, Kent (d. 2013)
  • Mar 27 Istvan Csurka, Hungarian politician and writer, born in Budapest, Hungary (d. 2012)
  • Mar 29 Paul Crouch, American televangelist (Trinity Broadcasting Network), born in Saint Joseph, Missouri (d. 2013)
  • Mar 30 Lord Tanlaw [Simon Mackay], crossbench member of the House of Lords
  • Mar 31 Grigori Grigoyevich Nelyubov, Russian cosmonaut (Vostok 1 backup)
  • Mar 31 Wim H Sinnige, Dutch alderman of finance (social democratic)