Famous Birthdays on 18th March

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 280

1380 - Liduina van Schiedam, Dutch "Christ's bride"/saint
1395 - John Holland, 2nd Duke of Exeter, English military leader (d. 1447)
1496 - Mary Tudor, daughter of Henry VII of England and queen consort of Louis XII of France (d. 1533)
1548 - Cornelis Ketel, Dutch portrait painter/poet
1556 - Francois-Hercule de Valois, French duke of Anjou/Brabant
1578 - Adam Elsheimer, German painter/cartoonist/etcher, baptized
1590 - Manuel de Faria e Sousa, Portuguese historian and poet (d. 1649)
1602 - Jacques de Billy, French mathematician (d. 1679)
1603 - Simon Bradstreet, Massachusetts Bay colonist (d. 1693)
1609 - Frederick III, King of Denmark & Norway (1648-70); absolutist
1640 - Philippe de la Hire, French mathematician and astronomer (d. 1719)
1644 - Gottfried Wegner, composer
1657 - Giuseppe Ottavio Pitoni, Italian composer
1679 - Matthew Decker, English merchant and writer (d. 1759)
1685 - Ralph Ersine, Scottish minister (d. 1752)
1690 - Christian Goldbach, German mathematician (Goldbach position)
1701 - Niclas Sahlgren, Swedish merchant and philanthropist (d. 1776)
1734 - Joseph Schmitt, composer
1756 - Johann Christoph Vogel, composer
1765 - David H Chasse, Dutch baron/general (fought Napoleon at Waterloo)
1780 - Milos Obrenovic, Leader of The Second Serbian Uprising and Prince of Serbia (d. 1860)
1781 - Gustave Vogt, composer
Politician John C. CalhounPolitician John C. Calhoun (1782) 1782 - John C. Calhoun, Abbeville South Carolina, Andrew Jackson's VP (1825-32)
1813 - Friedrich Hebbel, writer
1828 - William Randal Cremer, English politician and pacifist, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (d. 1908)
1829 - William Robertson Boggs, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1911
1830 - Numa D Fustel de Coulanges, French historian/sociologist
1837 - Grover Cleveland, [Stephen], NJ, 22nd/24th Pres (1885-89, 93-97)
1838 - Jan B Stobbaerts, Flemish painter
1838 - Randal Cremer, Britain, trade unionist, pacifist (Nobel 1903)
US President Grover ClevelandUS President Grover Cleveland (1837) 1839 - Francis Fessenden, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1906
1840 - William Cosmo Monkhouse, English poet and critic (d. 1901)
1842 - Stéphane Mallarmé, French poet (d. 1898)
1843 - Jules HPFX Vandenpeereboom, premier of Belgium (1899)
1844 - Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, Tikhvin Russia, composer (Scheherazade)
1848 - Nathaniel Herreshoff, America Cup yacht designer
1848 - Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyll, daughter of Queen Victoria (d. 1939)
1858 - Rudolph C K Diesel, German engineer (Diesel motor)
1864 - Karl M Lybeck, Finnish/Swedish language poet (Samlade Arbeten)
1866 - Dumitru Kiriac-Georgescu, composer
1866 - John Loudon, Dutch minister of Foreign Affairs (1913-18)
1867 - Michael G de Boer, historian (Harbor of Amsterdam)
British Prime Minister Neville ChamberlainBritish Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain (1869) 1869 - [Arthur] Neville Chamberlain, Birmingham, British Prime Minister (C, 1937-40)
1872 - Frank Hoyt Losey, composer
1872 - Anna Held, Polish actress and singer (d. 1918)
1874 - Nikolai Berdyaev, Russian philosopher (d. 1948)
1877 - Clem Hill, cricketer (all-time great Australian batsman)
1877 - Edgar Cayce, American psychic (d. 1945)
1879 - Cluny MacPherson, St. John's Newfoundland, Canadian doctor (inventor of the gas mask)
1881 - Oliver Seibert, hall of fame hockey player (elected 1963)
1881 - Paul Le Flem, composer
1882 - Gian Francesco Malipiero, composer
Doctor Cluny MacPhersonDoctor Cluny MacPherson (1879) 1884 - Bernard Cronin, Australian author and journalist (d. 1968)
1886 - Edward Everett Horton, Brooklyn New York, American actor/narrator (Bulwinkle Show)
1886 - Kurt Koffka, Germany, Gestalt psychologist
1886 - Marianne [Goudeket-]Philips, Dutch author (Between Heaven & Earth)
1888 - Joseph Csaky, Hungarian/French sculptor
1889 - F Rijkens, oldest living person in Netherlands
1890 - Gerardus van der Leeuw, Dutch religion historian/minister of Education
1892 - Robert P Tristram Coffin, poet/reporter (WW II)
1893 - Wilfred Owen, England, anti-war poet (Anthem for Doomed Youth)
1893 - Costante Girardengo, Italian cyclist (d. 1978)
1893 - Jean Goldkette, Greek-born jazz musician (d. 1962)
1897 - Betty Compson, actress (Big City, Docks Of New York)
1898 - Otto Jochum, composer
1898 - Jake Swirbul, American aircraft manufacturer (d. 1960)
1899 - Lavrenti Beria, chief of Soviet secret police under Stalin
1901 - Piotr Perkowski, composer
1901 - William H. Johnson, African-American artist of the Harlem Renaissance (d. 1970)
1904 - Srečko Kosovel, Slovenian poet (d. 1926)
1905 - John Kirkpatrick, NYC, pianist (Concord Sonata)
1905 - Mollie Parnis, NYC, fashion designer (Mollie Roberts Collection)
1905 - Robert Donat, England, actor (Goodbye Mr Chips, Citadel)
1905 - Thomas Townsend Brown, American scientist (d. 1985)
1906 - Roy L Johnson, US admiral (WW II-Pacific Ocean)
1907 - Eleanor L "Betty" Compton, US actress (Here Comes Trouble)
1908 - Louis Gaste, songwriter
1909 - Ernest Gallo, American winemaker (d. 2007)
1910 - Chiang Ching-huo, son of Chinese pres Chiang Kai-shek/pres (1978-88)
1911 - Smiley Burnette, Summum Ill, cowboy (Charlie-Petticoat Junction)
1913 - Margaret Hesse, princess of Hesse/Rhine
1913 - Rene Clement, Bordeaux France, director/writer (Is Paris Burning)
1913 - William Hutchinson Murray, mountaineer/author
1913 - Reinhard Hardegen, German U-Boat commander
1914 - Cesar Guerra Peixe, composer
1914 - James Pack, naval officer museum curator
1915 - Richard Thomas Condon, author
1916 - Louis Toebosch, composer
1918 - Al Benton, American baseball player (d. 1968)
1918 - Bob Broeg, American sports writer (d. 2005)
1918 - Yevgeny Pepelyaev, Bodaybo, Irkutsk, Soviet Union, fighter pilot, (d. 2013)
1919 - Laila Schou Nilsen, Norway, downhill skier (Olympic-gold-1936)
1919 - Len Johnson, cricketer (Australian fast bowler played Test in 1948)
1919 - Christopher Challis, British cinematographer
1920 - Eric Halsall, sheepdog trial commentator
1922 - Egon Bahr, German journalist/politician
Civil Rights Activist Fred ShuttlesworthCivil Rights Activist Fred Shuttlesworth (1922) 1922 - Fred Shuttlesworth, Mount Meigs Alabama, American civil rights activist
1923 - Andy Granatelli, American motorsports entrepreneur
1924 - Madhussudan Rege, cricketer (15 runs in only Test India v WI 1948-49)
1925 - Peter Graves [Aurness], Minneapolis, Minnesota, American actor (James Phelps-Mission Impossible)
1926 - Dick Littlefield, American baseball player (d. 1997)
1927 - George Plimpton, NYC, sports writer (Paper Lion)
1927 - John Harold Kander, composer (Cabaret, Funny Lady, Kramer vs Kramer)
1928 - Fidel V Ramos, pres (Phillipines)
1928 - William R Boggs, Georgia, Brig Gen/chief of engineers under Bragg
1928 - Julia Mullock, Princess of Korea
1928 - Miguel Poblet, Spanish cyclist
1929 - Christa Wolf, German novelist (Divided Heaven)
1929 - Ctirad Kohoutek, composer
1929 - John Macurdy, American bass
1930 - Maurice Peress, NYC, conductor (KC Philharmonic 1974-80)
1930 - Pat Halcox, British musician, (d. 2013)
1931 - Howard Coble, (Rep-R-NC, 1985- )
1932 - F[rederik] W[illem] de Klerk, president South Africa (1989-94)
1932 - John Updike, Shillington Pa, poet/novelist (Rabbit Run)
1933 - Unita Blackwell, 1st African American mayor in Mississippi
1934 - Pavle Despalj, composer
1934 - Roy Chapman, English footballer and manager (d. 1983)
1935 - Ole Barndorff-Nielsen, Danish mathematician
1936 - Hans Peter Bleuel, writer
1936 - Robert Lee Smith, US singer (Tams, You Lied to Your Daddy)
1936 - Tony Nash, England, bobsled (Olympic-gold-1964)
1937 - Mark Donohue, auto racer (1972 Indianapolis 500)
1937 - Robin Wright, race horse trainer
1937 - Rudi Altig, German cyclist
1938 - Carl Gottlieb, comedian (Ken Berry Wow Show)
1938 - Charley Pride, Sledge Miss, country singer (Sweet Country)
1938 - Shashi Kapoor, Calcutta India, actor (Shalimar, Heat & Dust)
1939 - Travis Pritchett, rocker (Travis & Bob)
1939 - Ron Atkinson, English former footballer and manager
1939 - Giannis Markopoulos, Greek composer
1939 - Kenny Lynch, British entertainer
1940 - Kathy Hutchinson, race horse trainer
R&B and Soul Singer Songwriter Wilson PickettR&B and Soul Singer Songwriter Wilson Pickett (1941) 1941 - Wilson Pickett, Prattville Alabama, R&B singer (Funky Broadway)
1941 - Wolfgang Bauer, writer
1941 - John W. Derr, American politician
1942 - Albert Van Vlierberghe, Belgian cyclist (d. 1991)
1943 - Kevin Dobson, Jackson Hgts NY, actor (Kojak, Knots Landing, Shannon)
1943 - Toula Grivas, Greek actress
1944 - Dick Smith, Australian Adventurer and Businessman
1944 - Amnon Lipkin-Shahak, Israeli military leader and politician, (d. 2012)
1945 - Aleksey Vakhonin, USSR, bantam weight (Olympic-gold-1964)
1945 - Joy Fielding, Canadian novelist and actress
1945 - Hiroh Kikai, Japanese photographer
1945 - Eric Woolfson, Charing Cross, Glasgow, lyricist/producer (The Alan Parsons Project), (d. 2009)
1946 - Michael Reagan, talk show host, and son of Ronald and Nancy Reagan
1946 - Martyn Griffiths, British racing driver
1946 - Michel Leclère, French racing driver
1947 - Barry Wilson, England, rock drummer (Procol Harum-Whiter Shade of Pale)
1947 - David Lloyd, cricketer (England opener, 214 v India 1974)
1947 - Steven H Schiff, (Rep-R-New Mexico)
1947 - Patrick Chesnais, French actor
1947 - Patrick Barlow, English actor, comedian and playwright
1947 - Roger Kenneth Evans, English politician
1947 - Heather Ryan, American model and former Playmate of the Month
1948 - Eknath Solkar, cricketer (India 1969-77, brilliant short-leg fielder)
1948 - Lockwood Phillips, American radio host
1948 - Brian Lloyd, Welsh footballer
1949 - Alex "Hurricane" Higgins, Irish snooker player (2X world-champ)
1949 - Starr Danias, NYC, ballerina (Turning Point)
1949 - Hannu Siitonen, Finnish athlete
1949 - Åse Kleveland, Norwegian singer and politician
1950 - Brad Dourif, WV, actor (Ragtime, Eyes of Laura Mars, Fatal Beauty)
1950 - James Conlon, NYC, conductor (Cincinnati May Festival-1979)
1950 - John Hartman, Falls Church Va, rock drummer (Doobie Brothers)
1950 - Richard Kretchmer, English artist and historian
1950 - Larry Perkins, Australian racing driver
1951 - Ben Cohen, American co-founder of Ben & Jerry's ice cream
1952 - Mike Webster, American football player (d. 2002)
1953 - Helmer C Koetje, Dutch 2nd chamber member (CDA)
1953 - Jamie West-Oram, rocker (Fixx)
1953 - Margaret L Augustine, Buffalo NY, project manager (Biosphere 2)
1953 - Nicholas Wisdom, cricketer (son of comic Norman, 2 games Sussex 1974)
1954 - James F Reilly II, Mt Home AFB Idaho, PhD/astronaut (STS 89, sk:100)
1955 - Graham Porter, cricketer (1 day intl for Australia 1979)
1955 - Francis G. Slay, Mayor of St. Louis, Mo.
1956 - "The Model" Rick Martel, [Richard Vignault], wrestler (WWF/AWA)
1956 - Ingamar Stenmark, Sweden, slalom (Olympic-2 gold-1980)
1956 - Deborah Jeane Palfrey
1957 - Christer Fuglesang, Stockholm Sweden, physicist/astronaut (Mir backup)
1957 - Melvin Gentry, vocalits/guitarist (Midnight Star-No Parking)
1957 - György Pazdera, Hungarian bassist (Pokolgép)
1958 - Andreas Wenzel, Liechtenstein, skier (Olympic-silver-1980)
1959 - Irene Cara, Bronx NYC, actress/singer (Fame, DC Cab, Certain Fury)
1959 - Luc Besson, French producer, writer, and director
1960 - Claudia Udy, Albuquerque NM, actress (Out of Control, Nightforce)
1960 - Guy Carbonneau, Sept-iles, NHL center (Dallas Stars)
1960 - Patricia Farinelli, Los Angeles California, playmate (December, 1981)
1960 - Richard Biggs, Columbus Ohio, actor (Marcus-Days of Our Lives)
1960 - James MacPherson, Scottish actor
1961 - Kevan James, cricketer (all-rounder 4 wkts/4 balls & ton v India 1996)
1961 - Mark Van Thillo, Wilrijk Belgium, co-capt (Biosphere 2)
1961 - Todd Nelson, Dalles Ore, tennis star
1962 - Trevor Franklin, cricketer (opened for NZ mid-80's)
1962 - Thomas Ian Griffith, American actor
1962 - Mike Rowe, American television personality
1962 - Etsushi Toyokawa, Japanese actor
1963 - Vanessa L Williams, Millwood NY, Actress, singer and 1st African American Miss America (1983)
1964 - Bonnie Blair, Champaign Ill, speed skater (Oly-5 gold/brz-88, 92, 94)
1964 - Christina Ferguson, Phoenix Az, playmate (Apr, 1983)

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