Famous Birthdays on 16th March

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 219

1338 - Thomas de Beauchamp, 12th Earl of Warwick (d. 1401)
1445 - Johann Geiler von Kaisersberg, Swiss-born preacher (d. 1510)
1473 - Henry IV the Pious, Duke of Saxony (d. 1541)
1581 - Pieter Corneliszoon Hooft, Dutch historian and writer (d. 1647)
1585 - Gerbrant A Bredero, Holland, poet/playwright (Klucht van de Koe)
1609 - Michael Franck, composer
1631 - René Le Bossu, French critic (d. 1680)
1634 - Contessa Marie Madeleine La Fayette, novelist
1651 - Zaccaria Tevo, composer
1654 - Andreas Acoluthus, German orientalist (d. 1704)
1663 - Nicholas Siret, composer
1687 - Sophia Dorothea of Hanover, queen consort in Prussia (d. 1757)
1729 - Georg W "Franz" Panzer, German vicar/librarian (Annales typographic)
1739 - George Clymer, US merchant (signed Decl of Ind, Constitution)
1745 - Johann Wilhelm Cornelius von Konigslow, composer
1750 - Caroline Lucretia Herchel, Hanover, Germany, 1st mod woman astronomer
4th US President James Madison4th US President James Madison (1751) 1751 - James Madison, Port Conway Va, (D-R), 4th US president (1809-17)
1757 - Bengt Lidner, Swedish poet (Medea, Yttersa Domen)
1773 - Juan Ramón Balcarce, Argentine military leader and politician (d. 1836)
1774 - Matthew Flinders, English navigator/cartographer (coast Australia)
1776 - Johan G Verstolk van Soelen, Dutch minister of Foreign Affairs
1787 - Georg Simon Ohm, Erlangen, Brandenburg-Bayreuth, German physicist (discovered Ohm's Law)
1794 - Ami Boué, Austrian geologist (d. 1881)
1800 - Emperor Ninko of Japan (d. 1846)
1802 - George Archibald McCall, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1868
1805 - Peter Ernst von Lasaulx, German philosopher and writer (d. 1861)
1806 - Norbert Rillieux, inventor (sugar refiner)
1812 - Henry Dwight Terry, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1869
1814 - Jules Eugene Abraham Alary, composer
1821 - Ernest Feydeau, French author (Georges Feydeau)
1822 - John Pope, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1892
1822 - Rosa Bonheur, French landscape painter (Buffalo Bill)
1823 - William Henry Monk, composer
1832 - Charles Camp Doolittle, Bvt Mjr General (Union volunteer)
1834 - James Hector, Scottish geologist (d. 1907)
1836 - Andrew S Hallidie, inventor (cable car)
1839 - René F Armand Sully-Prudhomme, France, poet, 1st Nobel winner (1901)
1840 - Shibusawa Eiichi, Japanese industrialist (d. 1931)
1846 - Gösta Mittag-Leffler, Swedish mathematician (d. 1927)
1849 - James E Smith, became father at 100 with woman 64 years younger
1851 - Martinus Beijerinck, Dutch microbiologist and botanist (d. 1931)
1856 - E Louis YY Napoleon Bonaparte, French/English prince
1857 - Charles Harding Firth, British historian (d. 1936)
1859 - Alexander Stepanovich Popov, Russian physicist (d. 1906)
1865 - Patsy Donovan, Irish-American baseball player (d. 1953)
1869 - F. A. Forbes, Scottish author (d. 1936)
1873 - Hippoliet Daeye, Flemish painter (Sereniteit)
1876 - Charles Halton, Wash DC, actor (Dr Cyclops, Tugboat Annie Sails Again)
1878 - Clemens A Graaf von Galen, cardinal/bishop of Munster/anti-nazi
1878 - Henry B Walthall, Shelby City AL, actor (Birth of a Nation, Klondike)
1883 - Ethel Anderson, Australian poet (d. 1958)
1884 - Harrison Ford, Kansas City, Missouri, silent screen actor (Rubber Tires, Vanity Fair, Love In High Gear)
1885 - Giacomo Benvenuti, composer
1885 - Sydney Chaplin, South Africa, actor (Limelight)
1889 - Reggie Walker, South African athlete (d. 1951)
1890 - Solomon Mikhoels, Soviet actor and chairman of the Jewish Anti-Fascist Committee (d. 1948)
1892 - Caesar Vallejo, Peruvian/French poet (Los Heraldos Negros)
1892 - James Petrillo, leader of the U.S. musicians union (d. 1984)
1893 - Isobel Elsom, actress (My Fair Lady, Love From a Stranger)
1896 - Conrad Nagel, Keokuk Iowa, actor (Celebrity Time)
1901 - Edward Pawley, American actor (d. 1988)
1902 - Lucie Rie, potter
1903 - Mike Mansfield, (Sen-D-Mont) majority whip
1903 - Morgan Conway, actor (Dick Tracy)
1903 - Nikolai Lopatnikoff, Revel Estonia, composer (Variaioni Concertanto)
1904 - Clive Morton, London England, actor (Goodbye Mr Chips, Moonraker)
1905 - Elisabeth Flickenschildt, German actress (d. 1977)
1906 - Francisco Ayala, writer
1906 - Henny Youngman, London England, comedian (Take my wife please)
1908 - Robert Rossen director/writer (Hustler, All the King's Men, Mambo)
1910 - Aladar Gerevich, Hungary, sabres (Olympic-gold-1948)
1910 - Andrew Miller-Jones, British TV pioneer
1910 - Iftikhar Ali Khan, cricketer (Nawab of Pataudi, England & India)
1910 - Martijn Lijnema, boer/resistance fighter (WW II)
1910 - Norman Wooland, Dusseldorf Germany, actor (Hamlet)
1911 - Dr. Josef Mengele, German, accused Nazi war criminal (d. 1979)
1911 - Pierre Harmel, Belgian politician
1912 - Patricia Nixon, [Thelma Catherine], Ely Nevada, 1st lady (1968-74)
1916 - Lloyd McBride, union president (United Steelworkers)
1916 - Mercedes McCambridge, American actress (d. 2004)
1917 - Samael Aun Weor, Colombian writer (d. 1977)
1918 - Aldo E van Eyck, Dutch architect (City Hall)
1918 - Howard Boatwright, composer
1919 - Erno Kiraly, composer
1920 - John Addison, Surrey England, composer (Tom Jones-Acad Award)
1920 - Leo McKern, Sydney Aust, actor (Blue Lagoon, Help, Mouse that Roared)
1920 - Percy Mansell, cricketer (leg-spin all-rounder in 13 Tests for S Afr)
1920 - Traudl Junge, Hitler's secretary (d. 2002)
1920 - Dorothea Binz, Nazi war criminal (d. 1947)
1920 - Sid Fleischman, American author
1921 - Anne Truitt (born Anne Dean), Baltimore USA, American artist
1922 - Geoffrey Freeman Allen, railway writer
1922 - Harding Lemay, North Bangor NY, headwriter (Another World)
1923 - George Bean, cricketer (92 runs in 3 Tests for Eng v Aust)
1925 - Cornell Borchers, Germany, actress (Big Lift, Floodtide, Istanbul)
1925 - Luis E. Miramontes, Mexican chemist, co-inventor of the combined oral contraceptive pill (d. 2004)
Comedian Jerry LewisComedian Jerry Lewis (1926) 1926 - Jerry Lewis, [Joseph Levitch], Newark New Jersey, comedian/fund raiser (MDA),
1926 - Charles Goodell, American politician (d. 1987)
1927 - Daniel Patrick Moynihan, US ambassador to UN/(Sen-D-NY, 1977- )
1927 - Karlheinz Boehm, Germany, actor (Face of Fear, Peeping Tom, Unnatural)
1927 - Olga San Juan, NYC, actress (Variety Girl, 1 Touch of Venus)
1927 - Vladimir M Komarov, Moscow Russia, cosmonaut (Voshkod I Soyuz 1)
1928 - Christa Ludwig, Berlin Germany, soprano (Vienna State Opera)
1928 - Ramon Barce, composer
1929 - Edwin London, composer
1929 - Nadja Tiller, Austrian actress
1930 - Minoru Miky, composer
1931 - Betty Johnson, Guilford County NC, singer (Jack Paar Show, I Dreamed)
1931 - Don Richard Carpenter, novelist
1932 - Ronnie Walter Cunningham, Creston Iowa, Col USMC/astronaut (Apollo 7)
1933 - Ruth Bader Ginsberg, justice (US Supreme Court)
1933 - Sandy Weill, American financier and philanthropist
1934 - Ray Hnatyshyn, Governor-General of Canada (d. 2002)
1935 - Teresa Berganza, Spanish soprano
1936 - Thelma Hopkins, England, high jumper (Oly-silver-1956)
1937 - Constanca Capdeville, composer
1937 - David Del Tredici, Cloverdale California, composer (1980 Pulitzer)
1937 - Amos Tversky, Israeli psychologist (d. 1996)
1939 - Carlos Bilardo, Argetinian football coach
1940 - Bernardo Bertolucci, Parma Italy, director (Last Tango in Paris, The Last Emperor)
1940 - Chuck Woolery, Ky, TV game show host (Love Connection)
1940 - Jan P Pronk, Dutch politician (PvdA)
1940 - Jan Schaefer, Dutch asst secretary of state (PvdA)
1940 - Keith Rowe, English guitarist (AMM) and painter
1941 - Robert Guéï, ruler of Côte d'Ivoire (d. 2002)
1942 - Jerry Jeff Walker, Oneonta NY, country singer (Mr Bojangles)
1942 - James Soong, Taiwanese politician
1942 - Roger Crozier, Canadian ice hockey goaltender (d. 1996)
1943 - Ursula Goodenough, Evolutionary Scholar, Cell Biologist
1943 - Kim Mu-saeng, South Korean actor (d. 2005)
1946 - Erik Estrada, NYC, actor (CHiPs, Cross & Switchblade, Lightblast)
1946 - Hubert Soudant, Dutch conductor
1947 - Ramzan Paskayev, Chechen accordionist
1948 - Margaret [Edith] Weis, US, sci-fi author (Dragons of Spring Dawning)
1948 - Michael Bruce, rocker/actor (Rudy-Rainbow Drive)
1949 - Bertha Knox Gilkey, welfare & tenament rights for urban women
1949 - Elliott Murphy, US singer/songwriter
1949 - Victor Garber, Montreal Quebec, actor (Days & Nights of Molly Dodd)
1949 - Erik Estrada, Puerto Rican actor
1951 - Kate Nelligan, London Ontario, actress (Bethune, Eye of the Needle)
1951 - Ray Benson, Phila Pa, country singer (House of Blue Lights)
1951 - Ritchie Teeter, rocker
1952 - Philippe Kahn, French-American entrepreneur
1953 - Isabelle Huppert, French actress
1953 - Richard Stallman, American free software activist
1954 - Dav Whatmore, cricketer (Colombo Aust bat 1979, Sri Lanka coach 1995-)
1954 - Hollis Stacy, Savannah Ga, LPGA golfer (US Open 1977, 78)
1954 - Jimmy Nail, singer/actor (Evita, Spender, Howling II)
1954 - Nancy Wilson, SF, rock guitarist (Heart-Never, What about Love)
1954 - Colin Ireland, Kent, England, serial killer ('Gay Slayer'/ Coleherne killer), (d. 2012)
1955 - Isabelle Huppert, Paris France, actress (Cactus, Heaven's Gate)
1955 - Jiro Watanabe, Japanese boxer
1955 - Bruno Barreto, Brazilian film director
1956 - Ozzie Newsome, NFL tight end (Cleveland Browns)
1957 - Pearl Moore, WBL guard (NY Stars)
1958 - Jorge Ramos, Mexican TV anchor
1958 - Kate Worley, American comic book writer (d. 2004)
1959 - Michael J Bloomfield, Flint Mich, Major USAF/astronaut (STS 86)
1959 - Stan Thorn, Kenosha Wisc, singer (Shenandoah-Sunday in the South)
Rapper & TV star Flavor FlavRapper & TV star Flavor Flav (1959) 1959 - Flavor Flav, American rapper, and reality tv star
1959 - Jens Stoltenberg, Prime Minister of Norway
1960 - Duane Sutter, Canadian ice hockey player
1961 - Mel Gray, NFL wide receiver/kick returner (Houston/Tennessee Oilers)
1962 - Marcel Brands, soccer player (RKC)
1963 - Phung Vuong, Saigon Vietnam, murderer (FBI Most Wanted List)
1963 - Jimmy Degrasso, American musician, drummer
1963 - Kevin Smith, New Zealand actor (d. 2002)
1964 - Patty Griffin, American singer and songwriter
1964 - Gore Verbinski, American movie director
1964 - Pascal Richard, Swiss cyclist
1965 - Cindy Brown, US, basketball player (Olympic-gold-1988)
Actor Kevin SmithActor Kevin Smith (1963) 1965 - Belén Rueda, Spanish actress
1966 - Brad Bergen, PA Sask, hockey defenseman (Team Germany 1998)
1966 - Catarina Pollini, WNBA forward (Houston Comets)
1966 - David Nascimento, soccer player (Roda JC/FC Utrecht)
1966 - Rodney Peete, NFL quarterback (Philadelphia Eagles)
1967 - Dan Owens, NFL defensive tackle (Atlanta Falcons, Detroit Lions)
1967 - John Mangum, NFL safety (Chic Bears)
1968 - Jason van Blerk, soccer player (Go Ahead Eagles)
1968 - Ananya Khare, Indian actress and teacher
1969 - Ottis Gibson, cricketer (Barbados fast bowler, WI 1995)
1969 - Pat Harlow, NFL tackle (NE Patriots, Oakland Raiders)
1969 - Steve Israel, NFL cornerback (SF 49ers, New England Patriots)
1970 - Kelli James, Medford NJ, field hockey forward (Olympics-96)
1971 - Brett Carolan, NFL tight end (SF 49ers)
1971 - Eric Ravotti, NFL linebacker (Pittsburgh Steelers)
1971 - Alan Tudyk, American actor
1973 - Bert Zuurman, soccer player (SC Heerenveen)
1973 - Brant Bjork, American musician (Kyuss)
1974 - Heath Streak, cricketer (Zimbabwean pace bowler 1993-)
1974 - Lamont Burns, guard (NY Jets)
1974 - Georgios Anatolakis, Greek footballer
1974 - Fotini Vavatsi, Greek archer
1975 - Sienna Guillory, English actress
1976 - Michelle Rae Collie, Miss Universe-Bahamas (1996)
1976 - Abraham Núñez, Dominican baseball player
1976 - Paul Schneider, American actor
1976 - Nick Spano, American actor
1977 - Donal Óg Cusack, Irish hurler
1978 - Brooke Burns, American actress

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