Birthdays of Personalities on March 1

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
1610 :Johann B Schup, [Schuppius], German poet/historian
1630 :Ferdinand van Apshoven de Jongere, Flemish painter, baptized
1734 :Pieter Valck[x], South Netherland sculptor
1780 :L‚onard PJ du Bus de Gisignies, gov-general of Neth Indies (1826-
1811 :Robert Christie Buchanan, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in
1820 :George Davis, Atty Gen (Confederacy), died in 1896
1822 :Albin Francisco Schoepf, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in
1822 :Charles Champion Gilbert, Brig General (Union volunteers)
1828 :James Fleming Fagan, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 18
1828 :Vittorio Bersezio, [Carlo Nugelli], Italian playwright
1831 :Hiram Bronson Granbury, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in
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)
1848 :Augustus Saint-Gaudens, US, sculptor/designer (1907 $20 gold piec
1852 :Theophile Delcass‚, French statesman
1856 :Florimond Fonteyne, Flemish priest/politician (Volkseeuw)
1858 :Georg Simmel, German philosopher/sociologist
1860 :Suzanna Salter, 1st US female mayor/temperance leader
1864 :Rebecca Lee, 1st black woman to get a medical degree
1865 :Gerard Vissering, Dutch banker/president (Bank of Java)
1874 :Jean de Merode, [Marie-Louise B Courtenay], Princess of Neth
1880 :Lytton Strachey, biographer/critic (Benson Medal 1923)
1883 :Thomas Shelvin, college footballer great (Yale)
1886 :Oskar Kokoschka, Russia/Austrian/British, painter (Erasmus Prize
1890 :Jan Duiker, Dutch architect (Zonnestral)
1903 :Leon Bismarck "Bix" Beiderbecke, Iowa, jazz cornetist (In a Mist)
1904 :Glenn Miller, bandleader (Glenn Miller Orchestra-In the Mood)
1909 :Robert Selby Taylor, bishop
1911 :Harry Golombek, chess grandmaster
1913 :Helmut Erich Robert Gernsheim, photogrpaher/collector
1914 :Archibald J Gumede, S Afr ANC member/chairman (UDF)
1915 :Johannes J "Joop" Klant, Neth/S Afr economist (Madame Sans Gˆne)
1917 :Robert Lowell, poet/pacifist (Lord Weary's Castle, Near the Ocean
1919 :Lawrence Ferlinghetti, US, beat poet (Coney Island of the Mind)
1920 :Howard Nemerov, US, 3rd US poet laureate/novelist (Blue Swallows)
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)
1924 :Donald "Deke" Kent Slayton, Sparta Wisc, Major USAF/astro (Apollo
1925 :Al Rosen, Spartanburg SC, 3rd baseman (AL MVP 1953)/NY Yankee pre
1927 :Robert Heron Bork, judge, nominated for supreme court
1933 :Myrlie Evers, politician/commissioner (LA Board of Public works)
1934 :Riet [M J J] Roosen-van Pelt, Dutch 2nd Chamber member (CDA)
1935 :Judith Rossner, author (Looking for Mr Goodbar)
1936 :Camille E Baly, St Maartens poet (Sonny)
1936 :Marion Farouk-Sluglett, political scientist
1938 :Michael J[oseph] Kurland, US, sci-fi author (Infernal Device)
1940 :David Broome, Show Jumper (world champ-1970)
1941 :Michael L Lampton, Williamsport Pa, astronaut
1942 :Peter Guber, producer (Flashdance)
1943 :Benjamin W Jipcho, Mt Elgon Kenya, 3K steeplechase (Oly-silver-19
1943 :Piet Veerman, Dutch rock vocalist/guitarist (Cats-Sailin' Home)
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)
1946 :Lana Wood, [Svetlana Gurdin], Santa Rosa Calif, (Diamonds are For
1951 :Barbara DeAngelis, talk show hostess (Barbara DeAngelis Show)
1957 :Jon Carroll, Wash DC, vocalist (Starland Vocal Band-Afternoon Del
1963 :Robert James Affuso, Newburgh NY, rock drummer (Skid Row-Psycho L
1965 :Les Miller, defensive end (Carolina Panthers)
1970 :Ray Crittenden, wide receiver (San Diego Chargers)
1971 :Shepherd Clark, Atlanta Ga, figure skater (1994, 97 Eastern Sr ch
1971 :Tim Prinsen, CFL offensive linebacker (Hamilton Tiger Cats)
1972 :Profail Grier, CFL running back (Saskatchewan Roughriders)
1974 :Stephen Davis, running back (Washington Redskins)
1980 :Rose VBL Windsor, daughter of English prince Richard



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