Famous Birthdays on 1st March

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 279

40 - Martial, Latin poet (d. 102)
772 - Po Tjiu-i, Chinese poet/governor of Hang-tsjow
1432 - Isabel of Coimbra, queen of Portugal (d. 1455)
1445 - Sandro Botticelli, Florentine Renaissance painter (Birth of Venus), probable date of birth
1456 - Wladyslaw Jagiello, king of Bohemia/Hungary (1471/90-1516)
1494 - Il Bacchiacca, [Franceso Ubertini], Italian painter
1528 - Albrecht V von Wittelsbach, [the Generous], duke of Bavaria
1547 - Rudolph Goclenius, German philosopher (d. 1628)
1597 - Jean-Charles de la Faille, Belgian mathematician (d. 1652)
1607 - Giovanni Francesco Milanta, composer
1610 - Johann B Schup, [Schuppius], German poet/historian
1610 - John Pell, English mathematician (d. 1685)
1630 - Ferdinand van Apshoven de Jongere, Flemish painter, baptized
1657 - Samuel Werenfels, Swiss theologian (d. 1740)
1683 - Caroline of Ansbach, wife of George II of Great Britain (d. 1737)
1690 - Conrad Johann Conrad Beissel, composer
1703 - Dieudonne Raick, composer
1709 - Josef Antonin Gurecky, composer
1711 - Peregrinus Pogl, composer
1732 - William Cushing, 2nd Chief Justice of the United States. (d. 1810)
1734 - Pieter Valck[x], South Netherland sculptor
1760 - François Nicolas Leonard Buzot, French revolutionary (d. 1794)
1771 - Armand-Emmanuel Trial, composer
1779 - Jacob Gottfried Weber, composer
1780 - Leonard PJ du Bus de Gisignies, gov-general of Neth Indies (1826-30)
1788 - Gheorghe Asachi, Romania, writer/humanist/politician
1799 - Alexey Nikolayevich Verstovsky, composer
1807 - Wilford Woodruff, fourth president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (d. 1898)
Composer Frederic ChopinComposer Frederic Chopin (1810) 1810 - Frederic Chopin, Zelazowa Wola, (baptismal records 22nd Feb) Polish/French pianist/composer (Concert in F Minor)
1811 - Robert Christie Buchanan, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1878
1812 - Augustus Pugin, English-born architect (d. 1852)
1817 - Giovanni Duprè, Italian sculptor (d. 1882)
1820 - George Davis, Atty Gen (Confederacy), died in 1896
1820 - Richard Redhead, composer
1821 - Joseph Hubert Reinkens, German Catholic bishop (d. 1896)
1822 - Albin Francisco Schoepf, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1886
1822 - Charles Champion Gilbert, Brigadier General (Union volunteers)
1826 - John Thomas, composer
1828 - James Fleming Fagan, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1893
1828 - Vittorio Bersezio, [Carlo Nugelli], Italian playwright
1831 - Hiram Bronson Granbury, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1864
1832 - Friedrich Grutzmacher, composer
1835 - Matthias J Scheeben, German theologist (Natur und Gnade)
1837 - Ion Creanga, Romanian fairy tale author (Amintiti the Copilarie)
1837 - William Dean Howells, US, novelist/critic/editor (Atlantic)
1838 - Gabriele dell' Addolorata, [Francesco Possenti], Italian priest
1841 - Blanche Kelso Bruce, Virginia, (Sen-Miss, 1875-1881)
1841 - Romualdo Marenco, composer
1842 - Nicholaos Gysis, Greek painter (d. 1901)
1848 - Augustus Saint-Gaudens, US, sculptor/designer (1907 $20 gold piece)
1852 - Theophile Delcasse, French statesman
1856 - Florimond Fonteyne, Flemish priest/politician (Volkseeuw)
1858 - Georg Simmel, German philosopher/sociologist
1863 - Alexander Golovin, Russian painter (d. 1930)
1865 - Gerard Vissering, Dutch banker/president (Bank of Java)
1865 - Abe Iso, Japanese politician (d. 1949)
1871 - Ben Harney, American composer and ragtime pianist (d. 1938)
1874 - Jean de Merode, [Marie-Louise B Courtenay], Princess of Neth
1876 - Henri de Baillet-Latour, Belgian IOC president (d. 1942)
1878 - Gabriel Edouard Xavier Dupont, composer
1880 - Julian Myrick, promoter of junior tennis
1880 - Lytton Strachey, London, English biographer and critic (Benson Medal 1923)
1882 - Ida Moore, Altoona Ks, actress (Mr Music, Ma & Pa Kettle at Waikiki)
1883 - Thomas Shelvin, college footballer great (Yale)
1885 - Lionel Atwill, English/US actor (Mystery of the Wax Museum)
1886 - Oskar Kokoschka, Russia/Austrian/British, painter (Erasmus Prize 1960)
1888 - Ewart Astill, English cricketer (d. 1948)
1889 - Watsuji Tetsuro, Japanese philosopher (d. 1960)
1890 - Jan Duiker, Dutch architect (Zonnestral)
1892 - Ryunosuke Akutagawa, Japan, writer (Rashomon in Kappa)
1893 - Theo Frenkel, actor (Footlights, Hague's Comedy)
1893 - Mercedes de Acosta, American socialite (d. 1968)
1895 - G B "Duke" Keats, hockey hall of fame (elected 1958)
1896 - Dimitri Mitropoulos, Athens Greece, conductor/composer
1896 - Moriz Seeler, German writer and producer (d. 1942)
1899 - Erich von dem Bach, Nazi official (d. 1972)
1900 - Edna Swithenbank Manley, Jamaican sculptor, wife of PM
1900 - Yorgos Seferis, [Seferi dis], Greek diplomat/poet (Strofi)
1900 - Donald Keith Falkner, singer
1904 - Glenn Miller, bandleader (Glenn Miller Orchestra-In the Mood)
1904 - Paul Hartman, SF California, actor (Bert-Petticoat Junction)
1905 - Pol le Roy, Flemish author/novelist/writer (Stroom)
1905 - Doris Hare, Welsh actress (d. 2000)
1907 - Lois Moran, Pitts, actress (Mom-Waterfront)
1909 - Richard de Guide, composer
1909 - Robert Selby Taylor, bishop
1909 - Terence De Marney, England, actor (Case Thomas-Johnny Ringo)
1910 - David Niven, London UK, actor (Casino Royale, The Pink Panther)
Nobel Prize Winning Chemist Archer John Porter MartinNobel Prize Winning Chemist Archer John Porter Martin (1910) 1910 - Archer John Porter Martin, English chemist, Nobel laureate (d. 2002)
1911 - Harry Golombek, chess grandmaster
1912 - Gerald Emmett Cardinal Carter, archbishop of Toronto (d. 2003)
1913 - Helmut Erich Robert Gernsheim, photogrpaher/collector
1914 - Archibald J Gumede, S Afr ANC member/chairman (UDF)
1914 - Ralph Waldo Ellison, US writer (Invisible Man, Shadow & Cast)
1914 - Harry Caray, American sportscaster (d. 1998)
1917 - Dinah Shore, Winchester Tenn, singer (See the USA in a Chevrolet)
1917 - Robert Lowell, Boston, Massachusetts, American poet/pacifist (Lord Weary's Castle, Near the Ocean)
1918 - Roger Delgado, London, actor (Agent 8 3/4, Hot Enought for June)
1918 - Gladys Noon Spellman, American politician (d. 1988)
1920 - Alfred Grant Goodman, composer
1920 - Harry Caray, baseball announcer (Chicago Cubs)
1920 - Howard Nemerov, US, 3rd US poet laureate/novelist (Blue Swallows)
1920 - Max Bentley, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 1984)
1921 - Jack Clayton, film director
1921 - Richard Wilbur, 2nd US Poet Laureate (Ceremony, Walking to Sleep)
1921 - Terrence "Cardinal" Cooke, (NY)
1922 - William M Gaines, publisher (MAD Magazine)
1922 - Yitzak Rabin, premier (Israel, 1992-95, Nobel 1994)
1923 - Bonita Granville, actress/producer (Perry Mason)
1923 - Duncan White, Ceylon, 400m hurdler (Olympic-silver-1948)
1923 - Kuczka Péter, Hungarian writer and editor (d. 1999)
1924 - Donald "Deke" Kent Slayton, Sparta Wisc, Major USAF/astro (Apollo 18)
1925 - Al Rosen, Spartanburg SC, 3rd baseman (AL MVP 1953)/NY Yankee pres
1926 - Cesare Danova, Rome Italy, actor (Garrison's Gorillas)
1926 - Pete Rozelle, [Alvin Rozelle] South Gate California, American NFL commissioner (1960-89)
1926 - Robert Clary, Paris France, actor (LeBeau-Hogan's Heroes)
1926 - Allan Stanley, Timmons, ON, Hall of Fame ice hockey player, (d. 2013)
1927 - Harry Belafonte, Harlem NYC, calypso singer (Buck & the Preacher)
1927 - Lusine Amara, opera/concert singer
1927 - Robert Heron Bork, judge, nominated for supreme court, (d. 2012)
1928 - Seymour Papert, South African mathematician
1928 - Jacques Rivette, French film director
1929 - Sonny James, singer (Young Love, Running Bear)
1929 - Georgi Markov, Bulgarian dissident (d. 1978)
1930 - C D Gopinath, cricketer (batted in 8 Tests for India in the 1950's)
1930 - Pierre Max Dubois, composer
1930 - Raymond St Jacques, actor/director (Cotton Comes to Harlem, Mr Moses)
1930 - Gastone Nencini, Italian cyclist (d. 1980)
1932 - Jacques Leduc, composer
1933 - Istvan Lang, composer
1933 - Joan Hackett, NY, actress (Will Penny, One Stone Pony)
1933 - Myrlie Evers, politician/commissioner (LA Board of Public works)
1934 - Jim "Ed" Brown, Sparkman Ark, country singer (Nashville on the Road)
1934 - Riet [M J J] Roosen-van Pelt, Dutch 2nd Chamber member (CDA)
1935 - Judith Rossner, author (Looking for Mr Goodbar)
1935 - Robert Conrad, [Conrad R Falk], Chicago, actor (Wild Wild West)
1936 - Camille E Baly, St Maartens poet (Sonny)
1936 - Jean-Edern Hallier, writer
1936 - Marion Farouk-Sluglett, political scientist
1936 - Monique Bégin, French-Canadian politician
1937 - Jed Allan, Bronx NY, actor (Days of our Lives, CC-Santa Barbara)
1938 - Michael J[oseph] Kurland, US, sci-fi author (Infernal Device)
1939 - Leo Brouwer, composer
1939 - Warren Davis, rocker (Monotones)
1940 - David Broome, Show Jumper (world champ-1970)
1940 - Ralph Towner, rocker (Oregon)
1940 - Robert Grossman, American illustrator
1941 - Michael L Lampton, Williamsport Pa, astronaut
1942 - Jerry Fischer, rocker (Blood, Sweat & Tears)
1942 - Peter Guber, producer (Flashdance)
1942 - Richard Bowman Myers, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
1943 - Benjamin W Jipcho, Mt Elgon Kenya, 3K steeplechase (Oly-silver-1972)
1943 - Franz Hohler, writer
1943 - Mauro Checcoli, Italy, 3 day equestrian (Olympic-gold-1964)
1943 - Piet Veerman, Dutch rock vocalist/guitarist (Cats-Sailin' Home)
1943 - Wolfgang Scheidel, German DR, luge (Olympic-gold-1972)
1943 - Gil Amelio, American venture capitalist
1943 - Akinori Nakayama, Japanese gymnast
1943 - Richard H. Price, American physicist
1943 - Rashid Sunyaev, Russian physicist
1943 - José Ángel Iribar, Spanish footballer
1944 - Dirk Benedict, Helena Mont, actor (A-Team, Battlestar Galactica)
1944 - John B Breaux, (Rep-D-LA, 1972-88)
1944 - John Napier, London, set designer (Royal Shakesphere Company)
1944 - Mike D'Abo, rock vocalist (Manfred Mann-Mighty Quinn)
1944 - Roger Daltrey, English rocker/actor/producer (The Who-Tommy)
1946 - Lana Wood, [Svetlana Gurdin], Santa Rosa California, (Diamonds are Forever)
1946 - Tony Ashton, Blackburn England, rocker (Ashton, Gardner & Dyke)
1946 - Gerry Boulet, French-Canadian singer (d. 1990)
1947 - Alan Thicke, Ontario, actor/host (Thicke of the Night, Growing Pains)
1948 - Burning Spear, [Winston Rodney], Jamaican reggae singer
1948 - Norman Connors, singer (You Are My Starship)
1949 - Sido Martens, Dutch guitarist/singer/mandolin player (Fungus)
1950 - Shahid Israr, Pakistani cricket wicket-keeper (in one Test v NZ 1976)
1951 - Barbara DeAngelis, talk show hostess (Barbara DeAngelis Show)
1952 - Alice Ritzman, Kalispell MT, LPGA golfer (1995 Rochester Intl-5th)
1952 - David Allen Barr, Kelowna BC, PGA golfer (Atlanta Golf Classic)
1952 - Steven Barnes, American writer
1952 - Leigh Matthews, Australian rules footballer
1952 - Martin O'Neill, Northern Irish footballer and manager
1953 - Bandula Warnapura, cricketer (1st Sri Lanka Test captain)
1954 - Ron Howard, Oklahoma, American actor/director (American Graffiti, Happy Days)
1954 - Catherine Bach, Warren Oh, actress (Daisey Duke-Dukes of Hazzard)
1954 - Janis Gill, Torrance Cal, singer (Sweethearts of Rodeo-Midnight Girl)
1955 - Jimmy Fortune, Newport News Va, singer (Statler Bros-Class of '57)
1956 - Balwinder Singh Sandhu, cricketer (Sikh pace bowler 1983 World Cup)
1956 - Mark Todd, UK, NZ equestrian 3 day event (Olympics-96)
1956 - Timothy Daly, Sufferin NY, actor (Joe-Wings, Diner, Made in Heaven)
1957 - Jon Carroll, Wash DC, vocalist (Starland Vocal Band-Afternoon Delight)
1958 - Nik Kershaw, singer/songwriter (Wouldn't it be Good)
1958 - Wayne B Phillips, cricket wicket-keeper (Australia)
1958 - Bertrand Piccard, Swiss balloonist and psychiatrist
1958 - Chosei Komatsu, Japanese conductor
1960 - Alicia Dibos, Lima Peru, LPGA golfer (1994 US Women's Open-4th)
1961 - Davis Daniel, Arlington Heights Ill, country singer
1961 - Mike Rozier, NFL halfback (Heisman Trophy-1983, Houston, Atlanta)
1962 - Bill Leen, rocker (Gin Blossoms)
1962 - Mark Gardner, Los Angeles California, pitcher (SF Giants)
1963 - Arnold Oosterveer, soccer player (SC Heerenveen)
1963 - Barb[ara] Marois, Auburn Mass, field hockey defender (Olympics-96)

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