Famous Birthdays on 4th March

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1188 - Blanche of Castile, wife of Louis VIII of France (d. 1252)
1394 - Henry the Navigator, Prince/sponsors Portuguese voyages of discovery
1492 - Francesco de Layolle, composer
1610 - William Dobson, English portraitist and painter (d. 1646)
1651 - John Baron Somers, (Whig), William III's chief minister (1696-1700)
1665 - Philip Christoph von Königsmarck, Swedish soldier (d. 1694)
1678 - Antonio Vivaldi, Venice, Baroque violin virtuoso/composer (4 Seasons)
1702 - Jack Sheppard, English burglar and escapee (d. 1724)
1706 - Lauritz de Thurah, Danish architect and architectural writer (d. 1759)
1715 - James Waldegrave, 2nd Earl Waldegrave, British statesman (d. 1763)
1719 - Aert Schouman, Dutch bird/portrait painter
Violin Virtuoso & Composer Antonio VivaldiViolin Virtuoso & Composer Antonio Vivaldi (1678) 1719 - George Pigot, Baron Pigot, British governor of Madras (d. 1777)
1742 - Johann Heinrich Egli, composer
1745 - Charles Dibdin, English composer (d.1814)
1747 - Casimir Pulaski, Count/American Revolutionary War general
1754 - Benjamin Waterhouse, physician (smallpox vaccine pioneer)
1754 - Dieudonne-Pascal Pieltain, composer
1756 - Sir Henry Raeburn, Scottish painter (d. 1823)
1757 - Ignaz Malzat, composer
1765 - Charles Dibdin, England, composer/author (Sea Songs)/actor (baptized)
1766 - Emanuel ADMJ, French historian (Napoleon)
1773 - Pierre-Louis Hus-Desforges, composer
1781 - Rebecca Gratz, American educator and philanthropist (d. 1869)
1782 - Johann Wyss, Swiss folklorist/writer (Swiss Family Robinson)
1789 - Pavel P Gagarin, Russ monarch
1793 - Karl Lachmann, German philologist (d. 1851)
1798 - John Joseph Abercrombie, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1877
1813 - Wijnand J J Nuijen, romantic/water colors painter (Wrecked)
1817 - Edwards Pierrepont, American statesman, jurist and lawyer; 34th United States Attorney General (d. 1892)
1819 - Charles Oberthur, composer
1820 - Francesco Bentivegna, Italian revolutionary (d. 1856)
1822 - Jules Antoine Lissajous, French mathematician (d. 1880)
1826 - John Buford, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1863
1826 - Theodore Judah, American railroad engineer (d. 1863)
1828 - Elisha Franklin "Bull" Paxton, Brigadier General (Confederate Army)
1834 - Peter Nicolai von Wilm, composer
1835 - Giovanni Schiaparelli, Italy, astronomer (discovered canals of Mars)
1835 - John Hughlings Jackson, English neurologist (d. 1911)
1838 - Paul Lacome, composer
1841 - Kristian Mandrup Elster, Norwegian author (And fremmed Fugl)
1844 - Josip Jurcic, Slovenian writer (10th Brother)
1847 - Karl Bayer, Austrian chemist (d. 1904)
1854 - Sir Napier Shaw, British meteorologist (d. 1945)
1856 - Toru Dutt, English and French poet and author (d. 1877)
1856 - Alfred William Rich, English painter (d. 1921)
1862 - Robert Emden, Swiss geo/astro physics (Emden-polytroop)
1863 - Reginald Innes Pocock, British zoologist (d. 1947)
1863 - John Henry Wigmore, American jurist and expert in the law of evidence (d. 1943)
1864 - David W. Taylor, U.S. Navy architect (d. 1940)
1870 - Thomas Sturge Moore, English poet (d. 1944)
1871 - Boris Galerkin, Russian mathematician (d. 1945)
1873 - Guy Wetmore Carryl, American humorist and poet (d. 1904)
1873 - John H. Trumbull, 54th Governor of the U.S. state of Connecticut (d. 1961)
1875 - Alberto Vaccari, Italian jesuit/old testament scholar/interpreter
1875 - Enrique Larreta, [E R Maza], Argentine diplomat (Gloria de Don Ramiro)
1875 - Suze Groeneweg, 1st Dutch female parliament member (SDAP, 1918-37)
1876 - Léon-Paul Fargue, French poet (d. 1947)
1876 - Theodore Hardeen, Magician and stunt performer, founder of the Magician's Guild (d. 1945)
1877 - Alexander Fyodorovich Gedike, composer
1877 - Daniel G van Beuningen, Dutch art collector
1877 - Fritz Graebner, German ethnologist (d. 1934)
1878 - Egbert Van Alstyne, American songwriter and pianist (d. 1951)
1878 - Peter D. Ouspensky, Russian philosopher (d. 1947)
1879 - Bernhard Kellermann, writer
1880 - Channing Pollock, American playwright and critic (d. 1946)
1881 - Todor Aleksandrov, 19th century Bulgarian revolutionary (d. 1924)
1881 - Maude Fealy, American actor (d. 1971)
1881 - Thomas Sigismund Stribling, American writer (d. 1965)
1881 - Richard C. Tolman, American mathematical physicist (d. 1948)
1882 - Nicolae Titulescu, Romanian diplomat, government minister, and former President of the League of Nations (d. 1941)
1883 - Sam Langford, Canadian boxer (d. 1956)
1884 - Red Murray, American professional baseball player (d. 1958)
1885 - Willem H Winkel, Dutch physician/founder (Red Cross of Curacao)
1886 - Paul Bazelaire, French cellist (d. 1958)
1887 - Violet MacMillan, American Broadway theatre actress (d. 1953)
1888 - Knute Rockne, Norwegian/US football player/coach (Notre Dame)
1888 - Rafaela Ottiano, Italian-born American actress (d. 1942
1888 - Jeff Pfeffer, American professional baseball pitcher (d. 1972)
1889 - Pearl White, [Victoria], US actress/stunt woman (Perils of Pauline)
1889 - Oscar Chisini, Italian mathematician (d. 1967)
1889 - Oren E. Long, 10th Territorial Governor of Hawai'i (d. 1965)
1891 - Dazzy Vance, hall of fame pitcher (led NL in strike-outs 7-yrs)
1891 - Lois Wilson, founder of Al-Anon (d. 1988)
1895 - Milt Gross, American comic book illustrator (d. 1953)
1897 - Francis "Lefty" O'Doul, baseball player/organized Japanese baseball
1898 - Georges Dumézil, French philologist (d. 1940)
1899 - Emilio Prados, Spanish poet and editor (d. 1962)
1900 - Roberto Soundy, El Salvador, trap shooter (Olympic-1968)
1900 - Herbert Biberman, American screenwriter (d. 1971)
1901 - Charles H Goren, bridge master (26 US Titles)
1901 - Jean Joseph Rabearivelo, Malagasy/French poet (d. 1937)
1903 - Harold Berens, comedian
1903 - William C. Boyd, American immunochemist (d. 1983)
1903 - John Scarne, American magician (d. 1985)
1904 - George Gamow, nuclear physicist/cosmologist/writer (1, 2, 3...
1904 - Joseph Schmidt Austrian-Hungarian tenor and actor (d. 1942)
1904 - Chief Tahachee, American-born Old Settler Cherokee Indian stage and film actor (d. 1978)
1906 - Meindert DeJong American author (d. 1991)
1906 - Georges Ronsse, Belgian national cyclo-cross and world champion road bicycle racer (d. 1969)
1906 - Charles Rudolph Walgreen, Jr., American businessman (d. 2007)
1907 - Edgar Barrier, NY, actor (Cobra Woman, Macbeth, Rocky, Cornered)
1907 - Eleanor "Sis" Daley, wife of Chicago mayor Richard J. Daley (d. 2003)
1908 - Boris N Poveloi, [Kampov], Russian journalist/writer [NS=Mar 17]
1909 - Harry B Helmsley, NYC, billionaire builder (Empire State Building)
1910 - Tancredo Neves, president of Civil rights activist
1912 - Afro, [Basaldella], Italian painter
1912 - John Garfield, NYC, actor (Air Force, Destination: Tokyo, Juarez)
1912 - Carl Marzani, American documentarian (d. 1994)
1913 - Taos Amrouche, Algerian writer and singer (d. 1976)
1913 - Willie Johnson (guitarist), American guitarist (d. 1995)
1914 - Gino Colaussi (Luigi Colaussi), Italian footballer (d. 1991)
1914 - Ward Kimball, American cartoonist (d. 2002)
1914 - Robert R. Wilson, American physicist, sculptor and architect (d. 2000)
1915 - Carlos Surinach, Barcelona Spain, composer (Monte Carlo) [OS]
1915 - Eunice Catunda, composer
1915 - Petrus de Jong, Dutch premier (KVP, 1967-71)
1916 - Giorgio Bassani, Italian writer (Botteghe Oscure)
1916 - Hans Eysenck, psychologist
1917 - Clyde McCullough, American baseball player (d. 1982)
1918 - Margaret Osborne DuPont, Joseph Oregon, tennis pro (US Open 1948-50), (d. 2012)
1919 - Buck Baker, American racecar driver (d. 2002)
1920 - Marcella Grady Jennings, rancher
1920 - Jean Lecanuet, French politician (d. 1993)
1920 - Alan MacNaughtan, Scottish actor (d. 2002)
1921 - Halim El-Dabh, composer
1921 - Joan Greenwood, London, actress/director (Amorous Mr Prawn)
1921 - Dinny Pails, Australian tennis player
1922 - Richard E. Cunha, American cinematographer and film director (d. 2005)
1922 - Martha O'Driscoll, American film actress (d. 1998)
1922 - Dina Pathak (Deena Pathak), Veteran Gujarati theatre and film actress (d. 2002)
1923 - Patrick Moore, England, astronomer/writer (A-Z of Astronomy), (d. 2012)
1923 - Piero J d'Inzeo, France, equestrian show jumper (Olymp-gold-1952, 64)
1925 - Paul Mauriat, French musician (d. 2006)
Co-founder of Amway Richard DeVosCo-founder of Amway Richard DeVos (1926) 1926 - Richard DeVos, American billionaire, co-founder of Amway
1926 - James J. Eagan, Former Mayor of Florissant, Missouri (d. 2000)
1926 - Pascual Pérez (boxing), Argentine flyweight boxer (d. 1977)
1926 - Don Rendell, English jazz musician and arranger
1926 - Fran Warren, American singer, (d. 2013)
1927 - Robert Di Domenica, composer
1927 - Thayer David, MA, actor (Eiger Sanction, Rocky, Nero Wolfe, Savages)
1927 - Philip Batt, 29th Governor of the U.S. state of Idaho
1927 - Robert Orben, American magician
1927 - Dick Savitt, American tennis player
1928 - Alan Sillitoe, Brit, writer (Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner)
1928 - Samuel Adler, composer
1929 - Bernard Haitink, Amsterdam Neth, conductor (London Phil Orch 1969-78)
1929 - Josep Mestres-Quadreny, composer
1931 - Han Jansen, Dutch painter
1931 - Wally Bruner, American journalist and television host (d. 1997)
1931 - Bob Johnson, American ice hockey coach (d. 1991)
1931 - Alice Rivlin, American economist
1932 - Guido Baggiani, composer
1932 - Hessel Rienks, economist/Dutch 2nd chamber member (PvdA)
1932 - Miriam Makeba, Johannesburg South Africa, singer (Grammy 1965)
1932 - Ed "Big Daddy" Roth, American car designer (d. 2001)
1932 - Frank Wells, American entertainment businessman (d. 1994)
1933 - Ann Burton, [Anna Rafalowicz], singer
1933 - John W Mills, British sculptor
1934 - Barbara McNair, Racine Wisc, singer/actress (Barbara McNair Show)
1934 - Jane van Lawick-Goodall, ethologist/chimp expert (1974 Walker Prize)
1934 - John Duffey, bluegrass musician
1934 - Mario Davidovsky, Buenos Aires Argentinia, composer (Synchronisms)
1934 - Anne Haney, American actress (d. 2001)
1934 - Janez Strnad, Slovenian physicist
1934 - Gleb Yakunin, Russian priest and dissident
1935 - Nancy Whiskey, Scottish folk singer (d. 2003)
1936 - Aribert Reimann, composer
1936 - David Thompson, British food magnate/multi-millionaire
1936 - Eric Allandale, rocker (Foundations)
1936 - Jim Clark, race car driver (Indianapolis 500)
1937 - Graeme Dowling, cricketer (New Zealand, 239 v India 1968)
1937 - Yuri Aleksandrovich Senkevich, Russian cosmonaut
1937 - [Bernard Barney Jean] Wilen, musician
1937 - Leslie Gelb, American foreign policy advisor
1938 - Angus MacLise, American percussionist (d. 1979)
1938 - Don Perkins, American football player
1938 - Adam Daniel Rotfeld, Polish diplomat and researcher
1939 - James Aubrey Turner, scientist
1939 - Paula Prentiss, [Ragusa] San Ant Tx, actress (Parallax View, He & She)
1939 - Carlos Vereza, Brazilian actor
MLB Pitcher Jack FisherMLB Pitcher Jack Fisher (1939) 1939 - Jack Fisher, Frostburg Maryland, MLB Pitcher
1940 - Kas Garas, Kaunas Lithuania, actor (Hamlyn-Strange Report)
1940 - Volodymyr Morozov, Ukrainian flatwater canoer
1941 - John Aprea, Englewood NJ, actor (Lucas-Another World, Godfather 2)
1941 - John Hancock, Hazen AR, actor (Black Marble, Traxx, Houston Knights)
1942 - Charles C. Krulak, 31st Commandant of the U.S. Marine Corps
1943 - Zoltan Jeney, composer
1944 - Bobby Womack, Cleve, R&B singer/guitarist (Woman's Got to Have It)
1945 - Dieter Meier, Swiss singer/children book writer (Yello)
1945 - Jaime Tirelli, NYC, actor (Orlando Lopez-Ball Four)
1945 - Tara Browne, British socialite (d. 1966)
1945 - Frank Novak, American actor
1945 - Tommy Svensson, Swedish football manager
1946 - Haile Gerima, director (Ashes & Embers)
1946 - Harvey Goldsmith, impresario
1946 - Michael Ashcroft, English entrepreneur/multi-millionaire (Hawley-ADT)
1946 - Ralph Kirshbaum, Denton TX, cellist (RNCM Manchester Intl Festival)
1946 - Robert Raymond, rocker
1947 - David Franzoni, American screenwriter
1947 - Jan Garbarek, Norwegian musician

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