On This Day

Birthdays in History in March 1949

  • Mar 1 Zoia Ceauşescu, Romanian mathematician and daughter of Communist dictator Nicolae Ceaușescu
  • Mar 3 Bonnie J Dunbar, Sunnyside Wash, PhD/astro (STS 61-A, 32, 50, 71, 89)
  • Mar 3 James S Voss, Cordova Alabama, Major USA/astronaut (STS 44, 53, 69)
  • Mar 3 Jüri Allik, Estonian psychologist
  • Mar 5 Franz Josef Jung, Commander-in-chief of the German Bundeswehr
  • Mar 5 Bernard Arnault, French businessman (LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton), born in Roubaix, France
  • Mar 7 Ghulam Nabi Azad, Indian politician, born in Bhalessa, Dominion of India
  • Mar 7 Rex Hunt, Australian TV and radio personality and former Australian rules player, born in Mentone, Australia
  • Mar 12 David Mellor, secretary of the British treasury/MP
  • Mar 14 Michael Stedman, British World War I Historian and Author
  • Mar 16 Bertha Knox Gilkey, welfare & tenament rights for urban women
  • Mar 21 Slavoj Žižek, Slovenian sociologist, philosopher and cultural critic, born in Ljubljana, Slovenia
  • Mar 23 Karen English, (Rep-D-Arizona)
  • Mar 23 Roland Lee, American Watercolor Artist
  • Mar 26 Baroness Hayman [Helene Hayman], British politician (Lord Speaker of the House of Lords, 2006-11), born in Wolverhampton, West Midlands
  • Mar 27 Patrick Deuchar, CEO (Albert Hall)
  • Mar 28 Michael W. Young, American geneticist noted for work studying circadian rhythms (Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, 2017), born in Miami, Florida
  • Mar 29 Keith Simpson, British politician and military historian, born in Norwich, Norfolk
  • Mar 30 Liza Frulla, Quebec politician

About March 1949

How Old? 72 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer
Leap Year: No

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