On This Day

Birthdays in History in March 1946

  • Mar 1 Lana Wood [Svetlana Gurdin], (Diamonds are Forever), born in Santa Rosa, California
  • Mar 2 Brian J Donnelly, (Rep-D-MA, 1979- )
  • Mar 3 James C Adamson, Lt Col USA/astronaut (STS 28, STS 43), born in Warsaw, New York
  • Mar 4 Haile Gerima, director (Ashes & Embers)
  • Mar 4 Harvey Goldsmith, impresario
  • Mar 4 Michael Ashcroft, English entrepreneur/multi-millionaire (Hawley-ADT)
  • Mar 4 Robert Raymond, rocker
  • Mar 6 Patrick Pierre Roger Baudry, Cameroon, astronaut (STS 18)
  • Mar 6 Tony Klatka, rocker (Blood, Sweat & Tears)
  • Mar 6 Richard Noble, Scottish businessman (land speed record 1983-97), born in Edinburgh
  • Mar 8 Jean Pagé, Canadian sports journalist (host: 'La Soirée du hockey' and '110%'), born in Chicoutimi, Quebec (d. 2019)
  • Mar 9 Gherman Semyonovich Arzamazov, Russian cosmonaut (backup TM-6), born in Shubino, Russia
  • Mar 13 Yonatan Netanyahu, Israeli soldier who died leading rescue operation Entebbe in Uganda, born in NYC, New York (d. 1976)
  • Mar 13 Yann Arthus-Bertrand, French director and environmentalist, born in Paris, France
  • Mar 15 Masaharu Satō, Japanese seiyū
  • Mar 18 Michael Reagan, talk show host, and son of Ronald and Nancy Reagan
  • Mar 22 Rudy Rucker, American sci-fi author (Wetware) and one of the founders of cyberpunk, born in Louisville, Kentucky
  • Mar 23 Alan Bleasdale, English author, playwright and scriptwriter (Are You Lonesome Tonight), born in Liverpool
  • Mar 24 Kitty O'Neil, American stuntwoman (The Bionic Woman) & racer (female land speed record), born in Corpus Christi, Texas (d. 2018)
  • Mar 25 Maurice Krafft, French vulcanologist who pioneered filming volcanic eruptions, born in Mulhouse, France (d. 1991)
  • Mar 25 Gerard John Schaefer, American serial killer (d. 1995)
  • Mar 25 Daniel Bensaïd, French philosopher and a leader of the Trotskyist movement in France, born in Toulouse, France (d. 2010)
  • Mar 28 Alejandro Toledo, 63rd President of Peru (2001-06), born in Cabana, Peru
  • Mar 28 Wubbo Ockels, Dutch physicist and astronaut, born in Almelo Netherlands, (d. 2014)
  • Mar 29 Ronald Farrow, radio producer and priest (d. 1995)

About March 1946

How Old? 75 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer
Leap Year: No

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