What happened on March 4? There are more than 933 events that were made this day in history. Here are the important historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

Interesting Facts & Myths About March 4

March 4 In HistoryMarch 4 is the 63rd day of the year 2021. There are 302 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Thursday. This day falls under the 9th week of the year 2021.

On this day in Boston, Massachusetts 02217 sunrise will occur at 06:12 AM and sunset will occur at 05:37 PM (local time).

The zodiac sign of a person born on this day is Pisces. The modern birthstone for this month is Aquamarine while the mystical birthstone is Jade.

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Historical Events For March 4

  • 51
    Nero, later to become Roman Emperor, is given the title princeps iuventutis (head of the youth).
  • 306
    Martyrdom of Saint Adrian of Nicomedia.
  • 852
    Croatian Duke Trpimir I issues a statute, a document with the first known written mention of the Croats name in Croatian sources.
  • 932
    Translation of the relics of martyr Wenceslaus I, Duke of Bohemia, Prince of the Czechs.
  • 1152
    Frederick I Barbarossa is elected King of the Germans.
  • 1238
    The Battle of the Sit River is fought in the northern part of the present-day Yaroslavl Oblast of Russia between the Mongol Hordes of Batu Khan and the Russians under Yuri II of Vladimir-Suzdal during the Mongol invasion of Russia.
  • 1351
    Ramathibodi becomes King of Siam.
  • 1386
    Władysław II Jagiełło (Jogaila) is crowned King of Poland.
  • 1461
    Wars of the Roses in England: Lancastrian King Henry VI is deposed by his Yorkist cousin, who then becomes King Edward IV.
  • 1493
    Explorer Christopher Columbus arrives back in Lisbon, Portugal, aboard his ship Niña from his voyage to what is now The Bahamas and other islands in the Caribbean.
  • 1519
    Hernan Cortes arrives in Mexico in search of the Aztec civilization and their wealth.
  • 1628
    The Massachusetts Bay Colony is granted a Royal charter.
  • 1665
    English King Charles II declares war on the Netherlands marking the start of the Second Anglo-Dutch War.
  • 1675
    John Flamsteed is appointed the first Astronomer Royal of England.
  • 1681
    Charles II grants a land charter to William Penn for the area that will later become Pennsylvania.
  • 1776
    American Revolutionary War: The Continental Army fortifies Dorchester Heights with cannon, leading the British troops to abandon the Siege of Boston.
  • 1789
    In New York City, the first Congress of the United States meets, putting the United States Constitution into effect.
  • 1790
    France is divided into 83 départements, cutting across the former provinces in an attempt to dislodge regional loyalties based on ownership of land by the nobility.
  • 1791
    A Constitutional Act is introduced by the British House of Commons in London which envisages the separation of Canada into Lower Canada (Quebec) and Upper Canada (Ontario).
  • 1791
    Vermont is admitted to the U.S. as the fourteenth state.
  • 1794
    The 11th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution is passed by the U.S. Congress.
  • 1797
    In the first ever peaceful transfer of power between elected leaders in modern times, John Adams is sworn in as President of the United States, succeeding George Washington.
  • 1804
    Castle Hill Rebellion: Irish convicts rebel against British colonial authority in the Colony of New South Wales.
  • 1814
    Americans defeat the British at the Battle of Longwoods between London, Ontario and Thamesville, near present-day Wardsville, Ontario.
  • 1848
    Carlo Alberto di Savoia signs the Statuto Albertino that will later represent the first constitution of the Regno d'Italia
  • 1861
    The first national flag of the Confederate States of America (the “Stars and Bars”) is adopted.
  • 1882
    Britain’s first electric trams run in east London.
  • 1890
    The longest bridge in Great Britain, the Forth Rail Bridge in Scotland, measuring 1710 ft long, is opened by the Prince of Wales, who later becomes King Edward VII.
  • 1899
    Cyclone Mahina sweeps in north of Cooktown, Queensland, with a 12 m wave that reaches up to 5 km inland, killing over 300.
  • 1908
    The Collinwood School Fire, Collinwood near Cleveland, Ohio, kills 174 people.
  • 1909
    U.S. President William Taft used what became known as a Saxbe fix, a mechanism to avoid the restriction of the U.S. Constitution’s Ineligibility Clause, to appoint Philander C. Knox as U.S. Secretary of State
  • 1913
    First Balkan War: The Greek army engages the Turks at Bizani, resulting in victory two days later.
  • 1917
    Jeannette Rankin of Montana becomes the first female member of the United States House of Representatives.
  • 1918
    The USS Cyclops departs from Barbados and is never seen again, presumably lost with all hands in the Bermuda Triangle.
  • 1918
    The first case of Spanish flu occurs, the start of a devastating worldwide pandemic.
  • 1921
    Warren Harding becomes the first President of the United States to have his inauguration broadcast on radio, via KDKA-AM in Pittsburgh.
  • 1933
    Frances Perkins becomes United States Secretary of Labor, the first female member of the United States Cabinet.
  • 1933
    The Parliament of Austria is suspended because of a quibble over procedure – Chancellor Engelbert Dollfuss initiates an authoritarian rule by decree.
  • 1941
    World War II: The United Kingdom launches Operation Claymore on the Lofoten Islands.
  • 1943
    World War II: The Battle of the Bismarck Sea in the South West Pacific comes to an end.
  • 1944
    World War II: After the success of Big Week, the USAAF begins a daylight bombing campaign of Berlin.
  • 1945
    Lapland War: Finland declares war on Nazi Germany.
  • 1957
    The S&P 500 stock market index is introduced, replacing the S&P 90.
  • 1960
    The French freighter La Coubre explodes in Havana, Cuba killing 100.
  • 1966
    A Canadian Pacific Air Lines DC-8-43 explodes on landing at Tokyo International Airport, killing 64 people.
  • 1970
    French submarine Eurydice explodes underwater, resulting in the loss of the entire 57-man crew.
  • 1974
    People magazine is published for the first time.
  • 1976
    The Northern Ireland Constitutional Convention is formally dissolved in Northern Ireland resulting in direct rule of Northern Ireland from London by the British parliament.
  • 1977
    The 1977 Bucharest Earthquake in southern and eastern Europe kills more than 1,500.
  • 1980
    Nationalist leader Robert Mugabe wins a sweeping election victory to become Zimbabwe’s first black prime minister.
  • 1983
    Bertha Wilson is appointed the first woman to sit on the Supreme Court of Canada.
  • 1985
    The Food and Drug Administration approves a blood test for AIDS, used since then for screening all blood donations in the United States.
  • 1986
    The Soviet Vega 1 begins returning images of Halley’s Comet and the first images of its nucleus.
  • 1991
    Sheikh Saad Al-Abdallah Al-Salim Al-Sabah, the Prime Minister of Kuwait, returns to his country for the first time since Iraq’s invasion.
  • 1996
    A derailed train in Weyauwega, Wisconsin, US, causes the emergency evacuation of 2,300 people for 16 days.
  • 1998
    Gay rights: Oncale v. Sundowner Offshore Services: The Supreme Court of the United States rules that federal laws banning on-the-job sexual harassment also apply when both parties are the same sex.
  • 2001
    4 March 2001 BBC bombing: a massive car bomb explodes in front of the BBC Television Centre in London, seriously injuring 1 person. The attack was attributed to the Real IRA.
  • 2001
    Hintze Ribeiro disaster: A bridge collapses in northern Portugal, killing up to 70 people.
  • 2002
    Afghanistan: Seven American Special Operations Forces soldiers are killed as they attempt to infiltrate the Shahi Kot Valley on a low-flying helicopter reconnaissance mission.
  • 2007
    Estonian parliamentary election, 2007: Approximately 30,000 voters take advantage of electronic voting in Estonia, the world’s first nationwide voting where part of the votecasting is allowed in the form of remote electronic voting via the Internet.
  • 2009
    The International Criminal Court (ICC) issues an arrest warrant for Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir for war crimes and crimes against humanity in Darfur. Al-Bashir is the first sitting head of state to be indicted by the ICC since its establishment in 2002.

Who Were Born On March 4?

  • 1188
    Blanche of Castile, wife of Louis VIII of France (d. 1252)
  • 1394
    Henry the Navigator (d. 1460)
  • 1484
    George, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach, follower of Martin Luther (d. 1543)
  • 1492
    Francesco de Layolle, Italian composer (d. c. 1540)
  • 1525
    Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, Italian composer (d. 1594)
  • 1602
    Kanō Tan'yū, Japanese painter (d. 1674)
  • 1610
    William Dobson, English portraitist and painter (d. 1646)
  • 1651
    John Somers, 1st Baron Somers (d. 1716)
  • 1665
    Philip Christoph von Königsmarck, Swedish soldier (d. 1694)
  • 1678
    Antonio Vivaldi, Italian composer (d. 1741)
  • 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
    George Pigot, Baron Pigot, British governor of Madras (d. 1777)
  • 1729
    Anne d'Arpajon, comtesse de Noailles, French noblewoman (d. 1794)
  • 1745
    Charles Dibdin, English composer (d. 1814)
  • 1745
    Kazimierz Pułaski, American Revolutionary War general (d. 1779)
  • 1756
    Sir Henry Raeburn, Scottish painter (d. 1823)
  • 1770
    Joseph Jacotot, French teacher and educational philosopher (d. 1840)
  • 1781
    Rebecca Gratz, American educator and philanthropist (d. 1869)
  • 1782
    Johann Rudolf Wyss, Swiss folklorist (d. 1830)
  • 1790
    David “Robber” Lewis, American robber known for giving stolen money to the poor. (d. 1820)
  • 1792
    Samuel Slocum, American inventor (d. 1861)
  • 1793
    Karl Lachmann, German philologist (d. 1851)
  • 1815
    Myrtilla Miner, American educator and abolitionist (d. 1864)
  • 1817
    Edwards Pierrepont, American statesman and the 34th United States Attorney General (d. 1892)
  • 1820
    Francesco Bentivegna, Italian revolutionary (d. 1856)
  • 1822
    Jules Antoine Lissajous, French mathematician (d. 1880)
  • 1823
    George Caron, Canadian businessman and politician (d. 1902)
  • 1826
    Elme Marie Caro, French philosopher (d. 1887)
  • 1826
    John Buford, American Civil War Union cavalry officer (d. 1863)
  • 1826
    Theodore Judah, American railroad engineer (d. 1863)
  • 1828
    Owen Wynne Jones (Glasynys), Welsh clergyman and author (d. 1870)
  • 1835
    John Hughlings Jackson, English neurologist (d. 1911)
  • 1838
    Paul Lacome, French composer (d. 1920)
  • 1847
    Carl Josef Bayer, Austrian chemist (d. 1904)
  • 1854
    Sir Napier Shaw, British meteorologist (d. 1945)
  • 1856
    Alfred William Rich, English painter (d. 1921)
  • 1856
    Toru Dutt, English and French poet and author (d. 1877)
  • 1859
    Alexander Stepanovich Popov, Russian physicist (d. 1905)
  • 1861
    Arthur Cushman McGiffert, American theologian (d. 1933)
  • 1862
    Jacob Robert Emden, Swiss astrophysicist and meteorologist (d. 1940)
  • 1863
    John Henry Wigmore, American jurist (d. 1943)
  • 1863
    Reginald Innes Pocock, British zoologist (d. 1947)
  • 1864
    David W. Taylor, U.S. Navy architect (d. 1940)
  • 1866
    Eugène Cosserat, French mathematician and astronomer (d. 1931)
  • 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, 70th Governor of Connecticut (d. 1961)
  • 1875
    Enrique Larreta, Argentine writer, academic, diplomat and art collector (d. 1961)
  • 1875
    Mihály Károlyi, former Prime Minister and President of Hungary (d. 1955)
  • 1876
    Léon-Paul Fargue, French poet (d. 1947)
  • 1876
    Theodore Hardeen, Founder of the Magician’s Guild (d. 1945)
  • 1877
    Alexander Fyodorovich Gedike, Russian composer (d. 1957)
  • 1877
    Fritz Graebner, German ethnologist (d. 1934)
  • 1877
    Garrett Morgan, American inventor (d. 1963)
  • 1878
    Arishima Takeo, Japanese writer (d. 1923)
  • 1878
    Egbert van Alstyne, American songwriter and pianist (d. 1951)
  • 1878
    Peter D. Ouspensky, Russian philosopher (d. 1947)
  • 1879
    Bernhard Kellermann, German author and poet (d. 1951)
  • 1879
    Josip Murn Aleksandrov, Slovenian poet (d. 1901)
  • 1880
    Channing Pollock, American playwright and critic (d. 1946)
  • 1881
    Maude Fealy, American actress (d. 1971)
  • 1881
    Richard C. Tolman, American mathematical physicist (d. 1948)
  • 1881
    Thomas Sigismund Stribling, American writer (d. 1965)
  • 1881
    Todor Aleksandrov, Bulgarian revolutionary (d. 1924)
  • 1882
    Nicolae Titulescu, Romanian diplomat (d. 1941)
  • 1883
    Sam Langford, Canadian boxer (d. 1956)
  • 1884
    Red Murray, American baseball player (d. 1958)
  • 1886
    Paul Bazelaire, French cellist (d. 1958)
  • 1887
    John Alexander Buchanan, Canadian politician and civil engineer (d. 1976)
  • 1887
    Violet MacMillan, American actress (d. 1953)
  • 1888
    Jeff Pfeffer, American baseball player (d. 1972)
  • 1888
    Knute Rockne, American football player and coach (d. 1931)
  • 1888
    Rafaela Ottiano, Italian-born American actress (d. 1942)
  • 1889
    Jean-Gabriel Domergue, French painter (d. 1962)
  • 1889
    Oren E. Long, 10th Territorial Governor of Hawaii and United States Senators from Hawaii (d. 1965)
  • 1889
    Oscar Chisini, Italian mathematician (d. 1967)
  • 1889
    Pearl White, American actress (d. 1938)
  • 1889
    Robert William Wood, American landscape artist (d. 1979)
  • 1891
    Dazzy Vance, American baseball player (d. 1961)
  • 1891
    Lois Wilson, founder of Al-Anon (d. 1988)
  • 1893
    Adolph Lowe (born Adolf Löwe), German sociologist and economist (d. 1995)
  • 1893
    Charles Herbert Colvin, American aeronautical engineer (d. 1985)
  • 1895
    Jesse Baker, American baseball player (d. 1976)
  • 1895
    Milt Gross, American comic book illustrator (d. 1953)
  • 1895
    Shemp Howard, American comedian (d. 1955)
  • 1896
    Kai Holm, Danish film actor (d. 1985)
  • 1897
    Lefty O'Doul, American baseball player (d. 1969)
  • 1898
    Georges Dumézil, French philologist (d. 1986)
  • 1898
    Hans Krebs, German general of infantry (d. 1945)
  • 1899
    Emilio Prados, Spanish poet and editor (d. 1962)
  • 1899
    Liana Del Balzo, Italian film actress (d. 1982)
  • 1900
    Herbert Biberman, American screenwriter (d. 1971)
  • 1901
    Charles Goren, American bridge player and writer (d. 1991)
  • 1901
    Jean Joseph Rabearivelo, Malagasy/French poet (d. 1937)
  • 1901
    Wilbur R. Franks, Canadian scientist (d. 1986)
  • 1902
    Fred Mallin, English boxer (d. 1987)
  • 1902
    Rachel Messerer, Russian silent film and theatre actress (d. 1993)
  • 1902
    Russell Reeder, United States Army officer and author (d. 1998)
  • 1903
    Carrie Best, Canadian journalist (d. 2001)
  • 1903
    Dorothy Mackaill, British-born actress (d. 1990)
  • 1903
    John Scarne, American magician (d. 1985)
  • 1903
    Malcolm Dole, American chemist (d. 1990)
  • 1903
    Merwin Graham, American Olympic track and field athlete (d. 1989)
  • 1903
    William C. Boyd, American immunochemist (d. 1983)
  • 1904
    Chief Tahachee, American actor (d. 1978)
  • 1904
    George Gamow, Ukrainian-born physicist (d. 1968)
  • 1904
    Joseph Schmidt Austrian-Hungarian tenor and actor (d. 1942)
  • 1904
    Luis Carrero Blanco, 1st Duke of Carrero Blanco, Spanish admiral (d. 1973)
  • 1906
    Avery Fisher, American audio specialist (d. 1994)
  • 1906
    Buck Canel, Argentine American sportscaster (d. 1980)
  • 1906
    Charles Rudolph Walgreen, Jr., American businessman (d. 2007)
  • 1906
    Fionn MacColla, Scottish novelist (d. 1975)
  • 1906
    Georges Ronsse, Belgian bicycle racer (d. 1969)
  • 1906
    Horace Roye, pioneering British photographer (d. 2002)
  • 1906
    Meindert DeJong American author (d. 1991)
  • 1907
    Edgar Barrier, American actor (d. 1964)
  • 1907
    Eleanor “Sis” Daley, wife of Richard J. Daley (d. 2003)
  • 1908
    T.R.M. Howard, American civil rights leader (d. 1976)
  • 1908
    Thomas Shaw, American musician (d. 1977)
  • 1909
    George Edward Holbrook, American chemical engineer (d. 1987)
  • 1909
    Harry Helmsley, American real estate entrepreneur (d. 1997)
  • 1910
    Miriam Kressyn, Polish-born actor (d. 1996)
  • 1911
    Charles Greville, 7th Earl of Warwick, British peer (d. 1984)
  • 1911
    Christer Boucht, Finnish-Swedish lawyer, adventure traveler and writer (d. 2009)
  • 1912
    Afro Basaldella, Italian painter (d. 1976)
  • 1912
    Carl Marzani, American documentarian (d. 1994)
  • 1912
    Edgar Tafel, American architect (d. 2011)
  • 1912
    Ferdinand Leitner, German conductor (d. 1996)
  • 1912
    Judith Furse, British character actress (d. 1974)
  • 1912
    Rodolfo Galeotti Torres, Guatemalan sculptor (d. 1988)
  • 1913
    John Garfield, American actor (d. 1952)
  • 1913
    John H. Fremlin, English nuclear physicist (d. 1995)
  • 1913
    Taos Amrouche, Algerian writer and singer (d. 1976)
  • 1914
    Barbara Newhall Follett, American child prodigy novelist (disappeared 1939)
  • 1914
    Gino Colaussi, Italian footballer (d. 1991)
  • 1914
    Robert R. Wilson, American physicist, sculptor and architect (d. 2000)
  • 1914
    Ward Kimball, American cartoonist (d. 2002)
  • 1915
    Carlos Surinach, Spanish composer (d. 1997)
  • 1915
    Charles Johnston, Baron Johnston of Rockport, British politician and businessman (d. 2002)
  • 1915
    Frank Sleeman, Australian administrator and politician (d. 2000)
  • 1915
    Robert Thom, American painter and historian (d. 1979)
  • 1916
    Giorgio Bassani, Italian writer (d. 2000)
  • 1916
    Hans Eysenck, German-born psychologist (d. 1997)
  • 1916
    Maurice Argent, American actor (d. 1981)
  • 1916
    Michael Howard, British actor and comedian (d. 1988)
  • 1916
    William Alland, American actor, producer, writer and director (d. 1997)
  • 1917
    Clyde McCullough, American baseball player (d. 1982)
  • 1918
    Margaret Osborne duPont, American tennis player
  • 1919
    Buck Baker, American racecar driver (d. 2002)
  • 1919
    Tan Chee Khoon, Malaysian politician (d. 1996)
  • 1920
    Alan MacNaughtan, Scottish actor (d. 2002)
  • 1920
    Jean Lecanuet, French politician (d. 1993)
  • 1921
    Dinny Pails, Australian tennis player (d. 1986)
  • 1921
    Halim El-Dabh, Egyptian-born composer
  • 1921
    Joan Greenwood, English actress (d. 1987)
  • 1922
    Dina Pathak, Gujarati theatre and film actress (d. 2002)
  • 1922
    Martha O'Driscoll, American film actress (d. 1998)
  • 1922
    Richard E. Cunha, American cinematographer and film director (d. 2005)
  • 1923
    Ameli, Duchess of Oldenburg
  • 1923
    Francis King, British novelist, poet and short story writer (d. 2011)
  • 1923
    Patrick Moore, British astronomer and television presenter
  • 1923
    Piero D'Inzeo, Italian Olympic show jumping rider
  • 1923
    Russell Freeburg, former American newspaper editor (Chicago Tribune)and author
  • 1923
    Willie Johnson, American guitarist (d. 1995)
  • 1924
    Kenneth O'Donnell, aide to US President John F. Kennedy (d. 1977)
  • 1925
    Paul Mauriat, French musician (d. 2006)
  • 1926
    Don Rendell, English jazz musician and arranger
  • 1926
    Fran Warren, American singer
  • 1926
    Henri de Contenson, French archaeologist and researcher
  • 1926
    James J. Eagan, Former Mayor of Florissant, Missouri (d. 2000)
  • 1926
    Pascual Pérez, Argentine boxer (d. 1977)
  • 1926
    Prince Dimitri Romanov, Russian prince, philanthropist and author
  • 1926
    Richard DeVos, American billionaire, co-founder of Amway
  • 1927
    Cy Touff, American jazz musician (d. 2003)
  • 1927
    Dick Savitt, American tennis player
  • 1927
    Jacques Dupin, French poet
  • 1927
    Philip Batt, 29th Governor of Idaho
  • 1927
    Robert Orben, American magician
  • 1927
    Thayer David, American actor (d. 1978)
  • 1928
    Alan Sillitoe, English writer (d. 2010)
  • 1928
    Samuel Adler, American composer
  • 1929
    Bernard Haitink, Dutch conductor
  • 1929
    Darrett B. Rutman, US historian (d. 1997)
  • 1929
    Elaine Shore, American actress (d. 2007)
  • 1929
    Josep Mestres Quadreny, Catalan composer
  • 1929
    Peter Swerling, American RADAR theoretician (d. 2000)
  • 1929
    Wolfgang Hollegha, Austrian painter
  • 1931
    Alice Rivlin, American economist
  • 1931
    Bob Johnson, American ice hockey coach (d. 1991)
  • 1931
    Larry Keith, American actor (d. 2010)
  • 1931
    Wally Bruner, American journalist and television host (d. 1997)
  • 1931
    William Henry Keeler, American Roman Catholic Archbishop
  • 1932
    Ed “Big Daddy” Roth, American car designer (d. 2001)
  • 1932
    Frank Wells, American entertainment businessman (d. 1994)
  • 1932
    Miriam Makeba, South African singer (d. 2008)
  • 1932
    Ryszard Kapuściński, Polish journalist (d. 2007)
  • 1932
    Sigurd Jansen, Norwegian composer, pianist and conductor
  • 1933
    Ann Burton, Dutch jazz singer (d. 1989)
  • 1933
    John W Mills, British sculptor
  • 1933
    Nino Vaccarella, Italian racing driver
  • 1934
    Anne Haney, American actress (d. 2001)
  • 1934
    Barbara McNair, American singer and actress (d. 2007)
  • 1934
    Gleb Yakunin, Russian priest and dissident
  • 1934
    Janez Strnad, Slovenian physicist
  • 1934
    John Duffey, American bluegrass musician (d. 1996)
  • 1934
    Mario Davidovsky, Argentinian composer
  • 1934
    Sandra Reynolds, South African tennis player
  • 1935
    Bent Larsen, Danish chess player (d. 2010)
  • 1935
    Edward Dębicki, Polish Romani poet, musician and composer
  • 1935
    Nancy Whiskey, Scottish folk singer (d. 2003)
  • 1936
    Aribert Reimann, German composer
  • 1936
    Eric Allendale, West Indian trombonist and songwriter (d. 2001)
  • 1936
    Jim Clark, OBE, Scottish racing driver (d. 1968)
  • 1936
    John Burland, Emeritus Professor and Senior Research Investigator at the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering of Imperial College London
  • 1936
    Robert Garrow, American serial killer (d. 1978)
  • 1937
    Barney Wilen, French jazz saxophonist (d. 1996)
  • 1937
    Graham Dowling, New Zealand cricketer
  • 1937
    Leslie Gelb, American foreign policy advisor
  • 1937
    Richard B. Wright, Canadian novelist
  • 1937
    William Deverell, Canadian novelist, activist, and criminal lawyer
  • 1937
    Yuri Senkevich, Russian medical doctor, explorer and TV anchorman. (d. 2003)
  • 1938
    Adam Daniel Rotfeld, Polish diplomat and researcher
  • 1938
    Allan Kornblum, United States federal judge (d. 2010)
  • 1938
    Angus MacLise, American percussionist (d. 1979)
  • 1938
    Anton Stanislaus Balasingham, Political strategist and negotiator (d. 2006)
  • 1938
    Don Perkins, American football player
  • 1938
    Marshall Cooke, retired Australian politician
  • 1938
    Paula Prentiss, American actress
  • 1938
    Roy Hazelwood, former FBI profiler of sex crimes
  • 1939
    Carlos Vereza, Brazilian actor
  • 1939
    Jack Fisher, American baseball player
  • 1939
    Keith Skues, British radio personality
  • 1939
    Zvi Mazel, Israeli diplomat
  • 1940
    Alpha Condé, Guinean politician and President of the Rally of the Guinean People (RPG)
  • 1940
    Arild Lund, Norwegian politician for the Conservative Party
  • 1940
    David Plante, American novelist
  • 1940
    Edward Burke, American Olympic hammer thrower
  • 1940
    Tamara Wilcox, American actress (d. 1998)
  • 1940
    Tom Pedigo, American set decorator (d. 2000)
  • 1940
    Volodymyr Morozov, Ukrainian flatwater canoer
  • 1940
    Wolfgang Hoffmann-Riem, German legal scholar and former judge of the Federal Constitutional Court of Germany
  • 1941
    Adrian Lyne, English film director
  • 1941
    Bobby Shew, American jazz musician
  • 1941
    James Zagel, United States district judge and novelist
  • 1941
    John Aprea, American actor
  • 1941
    Linda Obermoeller, American painter (d. 1990)
  • 1942
    Charles C. Krulak, American general and the 31st Commandant of the U.S. Marine Corps
  • 1942
    Christopher Shackle, retired Professor of Modern Languages of South Asia in the University of London
  • 1942
    David Matthews, American keyboardist
  • 1942
    Gloria Gaither, American gospel songwriter
  • 1942
    Henk van der Kroon, Dutch founder and president of the Federation of European Carnival Cities
  • 1942
    James Gustave Speth, American environmental lawyer and advocate
  • 1942
    Ji-Tu Cumbuka, veteran American stage and screen actor
  • 1942
    Lynn Sherr, American broadcast journalist and author
  • 1942
    Zorán Sztevanovity, Serbian born Hungarian musician, singer and composer
  • 1943
    Lucio Dalla, Italian singer and songwriter
  • 1943
    Malcolm Barber, English scholar of medieval history
  • 1943
    Ron O'Quinn, American radio disc jockey
  • 1943
    Zoltan Jeney, Hungarian composer
  • 1944
    Anthony Ichiro Sanda, Japanese-American particle physicist
  • 1944
    Bobby Womack, American singer
  • 1944
    Glen Baxter, English cartoonist
  • 1944
    Greg Weld, American racecar driver (d. 2008)
  • 1944
    Harvey Postlethwaite, English automotive engineer (d. 1999)
  • 1944
    Len Walker, former English footballer and manager
  • 1944
    Michael “Mick” Wilson, drummer (Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich)
  • 1944
    Ulrich Roski, German singer-songwriter (d. 2003)
  • 1945
    Dieter Meier, Swiss singer
  • 1945
    Femi Benussi, Italian film actress
  • 1945
    Frank Novak, American actor
  • 1945
    Gary Williams, American basketball coach
  • 1945
    Greg Craig, Washington-based lawyer and current White House Counsel to President Barack Obama
  • 1945
    Tara Browne, British socialite (d. 1966)
  • 1945
    Tim Weigel, American broadcaster (d. 2001)
  • 1945
    Tommy Svensson, Swedish football manager
  • 1945
    Tony Allen, English comedian and writer
  • 1946
    Daniel Frisella, American baseball player (d. 1977)
  • 1946
    David Gittins (Red Stripe), singer (Flying Pickets)
  • 1946
    Haile Gerima, Ethiopian filmmaker
  • 1946
    Jean-Claude Schmitt, prominent French medievalist
  • 1946
    Michael Ashcroft, English entrepreneur
  • 1946
    Nora Radcliffe, Scottish politician
  • 1946
    Patricia Kennealy-Morrison, American author
  • 1947
    Aura Lewis, South African singer
  • 1947
    Bob Lewis, American musician
  • 1947
    David Franzoni, American screenwriter
  • 1947
    Greg Guma, American progressive journalist and author
  • 1947
    Gunnar Hansen, Icelandic actor
  • 1947
    Gwen Welles, American actress (d. 1993)
  • 1947
    Jan Garbarek, Norwegian musician
  • 1947
    John Hinch, English Professor of fluid dynamics, Cambridge University
  • 1947
    Mike Sheahan, Australian journalist and sports television personality
  • 1947
    Pēteris Plakidis, Latvian composer and pianist
  • 1948
    Brian Cummings, American voice actor
  • 1948
    Chris Squire, English bassist (Yes)
  • 1948
    James Ellroy, American writer
  • 1948
    Jean O'Leary, American activist and politician (d. 2005)
  • 1948
    Leron Lee, American baseball player
  • 1948
    Lindy Chamberlain, Australian author
  • 1948
    Shakin' Stevens, Welsh singer
  • 1948
    Tom Grieve, American baseball player
  • 1948
    Veljko Despot, Croatian music journalist and record business entrepreneur
  • 1949
    Carroll Baker, Canadian country singer and songwriter
  • 1949
    Cookie Mueller, American actress and writer (d. 1989)
  • 1949
    Sergei Bagapsh, former President of the partially recognized de facto independent Republic of Abkhazia (d. 2011)
  • 1949
    Tomislav Trifić, Serbian graphic artist
  • 1950
    Barrie Cassidy, veteran Australian political journalist
  • 1950
    Francis Affleck, Canadian race car driver (d. 1985)
  • 1950
    Ofelia Medina, Mexican actress and screenwriter
  • 1950
    Rick Perry, 47th Governor of Texas
  • 1950
    Ron Climie, retired American professional ice hockey player
  • 1950
    Safet Plakalo, Bosnian playwright
  • 1951
    Cecilia Todd, Venezuelan singer and performer
  • 1951
    Chris Rea, English singer
  • 1951
    Edelgard Bulmahn, German politician
  • 1951
    Glenis Willmott, British politician, leader of the European Parliamentary Labour Party
  • 1951
    Kenny Dalglish, Scottish footballer and manager
  • 1951
    Linda Yamamoto, Japanese singer
  • 1951
    Mike Quarry, American boxer (d. 2006)
  • 1951
    Pete Haycock, English guitarist and composer
  • 1951
    Sam Perlozzo, American baseball manager
  • 1951
    Theresa Hak Kyung Cha, American novelist (d. 1982)
  • 1952
    Peter Kuhfeld, English figurative painter
  • 1952
    Ronn Moss, American actor
  • 1952
    Svend Robinson, Canadian politician
  • 1952
    Umberto Tozzi, Italian singer
  • 1953
    Chris Smith, American politician
  • 1953
    Daniel Woodrell, American crime fiction writer
  • 1953
    Emilio Estefan, Cuban percussionist
  • 1953
    Geoff Nicholson, British novelist and non-fiction writer
  • 1953
    John Edwards, Australian television drama producer
  • 1953
    KRK Ryden, American visual artist
  • 1953
    Kay Lenz, American actress
  • 1953
    Nicholas Campion, English historian
  • 1953
    Paweł Janas, Polish football manager
  • 1953
    Peggy Rathmann, award-winning American author and illustrator
  • 1953
    Reinhold Roth, former German Grand Prix motorcycle road racer
  • 1953
    Rose Laurens, French singer-songwriter
  • 1953
    Scott Hicks, Australian film director
  • 1954
    Adrian Zmed, American actor
  • 1954
    Boris Moiseev, Russian singer, choreographer, dancer, writer and actor
  • 1954
    Catherine O'Hara, Canadian actress
  • 1954
    François Fillon, French politician, Prime Minister of France
  • 1954
    Irina Ratushinskaya, Russian writer and dissident
  • 1954
    Mark Chorvinsky, American author and editor (d. 2005)
  • 1954
    Peter Jacobsen, American professional golfer
  • 1954
    Ricky Ford, American jazz tenor saxophonist
  • 1954
    St Clair L. Palmer, vocalist (Sweet Sensation)
  • 1954
    Timur Apakidze, Russian major general and Hero of the Russian Federation (d. 2001)
  • 1954
    Willie Thorne, English snooker player
  • 1954
    Yvan Lachaud, French politician
  • 1955
    Dominique Pinon, French actor
  • 1955
    James Weaver, English race car driver
  • 1955
    Joey Jones, Welsh professional footballer
  • 1955
    Rowland Charles Gould (Boon Gould) English musician (Level 42)
  • 1955
    Tim Costello, prominent Australian Baptist minister and current CEO of World Vision Australia
  • 1956
    Kermit Driscoll, American jazz bassist
  • 1957
    Jim Dwyer, American journalist
  • 1957
    Nicholas Coleridge, British entrepreneur
  • 1957
    Rick Mast, American NASCAR driver
  • 1957
    Ron Fassler, American film and television actor
  • 1958
    Lennie Lee, British artist
  • 1958
    Massimo Mascioletti, Italian rugby player and coach
  • 1958
    Patricia Heaton, American actress
  • 1959
    Rick Ardon, Australian news presenter
  • 1960
    Christina Sussiek, former German athlete
  • 1960
    John Mugabi, Ugandan boxer
  • 1960
    Kazimierz Matuszny, Polish politician
  • 1960
    Mikko Kuustonen, Finnish singer and songwriter
  • 1960
    Mykelti Williamson, American actor
  • 1960
    Thierry Pastor, French singer
  • 1961
    Alain Coumont, Belgian chef and restaurateur
  • 1961
    Mahito Ōba, Japanese voice actor and narrator
  • 1961
    Ray Mancini, American boxer
  • 1961
    Roger Wessels, South African golfer
  • 1961
    Sabine Everts, former German track athlete
  • 1961
    Steven Weber, American actor
  • 1961
    Theodosii Spassov, Bulgarian jazz musician
  • 1961
    Tinker Juarez, bike racer
  • 1962
    David Sparrow, English actor
  • 1962
    Greg Kragen, American footballer
  • 1962
    Jon Durno, bassist (Roman Holliday)
  • 1962
    Mikko Nissinen, Finnish ballet dancer
  • 1962
    Paul Canoville, English former professional footballer
  • 1962
    Simon Bisley, British comic artist
  • 1962
    Stephan Reimertz, German art historian and novelist
  • 1963
    Barbara Bubula, Polish politician
  • 1963
    Daniel Roebuck, American actor
  • 1963
    Janey Lee Grace, English singer and disc jockey
  • 1963
    Jason Newsted, American bassist (Metallica, Voivod)
  • 1964
    Brian Crowley, Irish politician
  • 1964
    Cheryl Fergison, British actress
  • 1964
    David Colclough, Welsh professional poker player
  • 1964
    Karen Knowles, Australian singer and entertainer
  • 1964
    Paolo Virzì, Italian screenwriter and director
  • 1964
    Paul Bostaph, American drummer (Testament, Slayer, Exodus, Forbidden)
  • 1964
    Scott Baker, American journalist
  • 1964
    Tom Lampkin, American baseball player
  • 1965
    Andrew Collins, English journalist
  • 1965
    Jonathan Shearer, Scottish castaway
  • 1965
    Khaled Hosseini, Afghan author and physician
  • 1965
    Paul W. S. Anderson, English filmmaker
  • 1965
    Stacy Edwards, American actress
  • 1965
    Viktor Shapovalov, Russian auto racing driver
  • 1965
    WestBam (Maximillian Lenz), German rave techno DJ
  • 1965
    Yuri Lonchakov, Russian cosmonaut
  • 1966
    Daniela Amavia, American actress and model
  • 1966
    Dav Pilkey, American author
  • 1966
    Emese Hunyady, Hungarian speed skater
  • 1966
    Grand Puba, American rapper
  • 1966
    Kevin Johnson, American basketball player and Mayor of Sacramento, California
  • 1966
    Mike Small American professional golfer
  • 1966
    Nick Scandone, American paralympian yachtsman (d. 2009)
  • 1966
    Patrick Hannan, drummer (The Sundays)
  • 1966
    Steve Bastoni, Italian Australian actor
  • 1966
    Wash West, English gay porn film director
  • 1967
    Andreas Wistuba, German taxonomist and botanist
  • 1967
    Andrew Osmond, English writer
  • 1967
    Daryll Cullinan, South African cricketer
  • 1967
    Dave Rayner, English racing cyclist (d. 1994)
  • 1967
    Derek Mooney, Irish radio and television personality and radio producer
  • 1967
    Evan Dando, American musician (The Lemonheads)
  • 1967
    Fiona Ma, California State Assembly Majority Whip and San Francisco politician
  • 1967
    Ivan Lewis, British Labour Party politician
  • 1967
    Kubilay Türkyılmaz, former Turkish-Swiss footballer
  • 1967
    Sam Taylor-Wood, English conceptual artist
  • 1967
    Tim Vine, English actor and comedian
  • 1968
    Cathryn Fitzpatrick, Australian cricketer
  • 1968
    Dionna Harris, American softball player and Olympic champion
  • 1968
    Giovanni Carrara, Venezuelan baseball player
  • 1968
    Jorge Celedón, Colombian musician and singer
  • 1968
    Kyriakos Mitsotakis, Greek politician
  • 1968
    Patsy Kensit, English actress
  • 1968
    Shafiek Abrahams, South African cricket player
  • 1969
    Annie Shizuka Inoh, Taiwanese actress
  • 1969
    Annie Yi, Chinese singer, writer and actress
  • 1969
    Chaz Bono, American actor and gay rights activist
  • 1969
    Frank Nicotero, American comedian
  • 1969
    Jason Townsend, American artist and record producer
  • 1969
    Lacy Rose, American pornographic actress
  • 1969
    Matt Tilley, Australian radio personality and comedian
  • 1969
    Patrick Roach, Canadian actor
  • 1969
    Pierluigi Casiraghi, Italian football manager
  • 1969
    Stina Nordenstam, Swedish pop singer and musician
  • 1970
    Àlex Crivillé, Spanish Grand Prix motorcycle road racer
  • 1970
    Andrea Bendewald, American actress
  • 1970
    Caroline Vis, Dutch professional tennis player
  • 1970
    Edward Gal, Dutch dressage rider
  • 1971
    Anders Kjølholm, Danish bass player (Volbeat)
  • 1971
    Claire Baker, Scottish politician
  • 1971
    Fergal Lawler, Irish drummer (The Cranberries)
  • 1971
    Iain Baird, Canadian soccer player
  • 1971
    Jason Sellers, American country music artist
  • 1971
    Jovan Stanković, Serbian footballer
  • 1971
    Nick Stabile, American actor
  • 1971
    Satoshi Motoyama, Japanese racing driver
  • 1971
    Shavar Ross, American filmmaker
  • 1972
    Alison Wheeler, British singer (The Beautiful South)
  • 1972
    Brittney Powell, German-American actress
  • 1972
    Buck 65, Canadian hip hop artist, MC and turntablist
  • 1972
    Giorgos Mazonakis, Greek pop singer
  • 1972
    Ian Garbutt, English professional golfer
  • 1972
    Ivy Queen, American composer and singer
  • 1972
    Jos Verstappen, Dutch racing driver
  • 1972
    Katherine Center, contemporary American fiction author
  • 1972
    Nocturno Culto, Norwegian musician
  • 1972
    Pae Gil-Su, North Korean gymnast
  • 1972
    Robert Smith, American footballer
  • 1973
    Chandra Sekhar Yeleti, Tollywood film director
  • 1973
    Jennifer Cole, American model, actress and game show/talk show host
  • 1973
    Len Wiseman, American director
  • 1973
    Linus of Hollywood, American rock and pop singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and record producer
  • 1973
    Mark Lavine, West Indian cricketer (d. 2001)
  • 1973
    Massimo Brambilla, Italian football player
  • 1973
    Phillip Daniels, American footballer
  • 1973
    Sadik Harchaoui, Moroccan-Dutch legal academic
  • 1973
    Valery Kobelev, Russian ski jumper
  • 1974
    Ariel Ortega, Argentine footballer
  • 1974
    Bill Young, Australian rugby union footballer
  • 1974
    Crowbar, American professional wrestler
  • 1974
    David Wagner, American wheelchair tennis player
  • 1974
    Gabriel o Pensador, Brazilian hip hop rapper
  • 1974
    ICS Vortex, Norwegian vocalist (Arcturus)
  • 1974
    Karol Kučera, Slovak tennis player
  • 1974
    Mladen Krstajić, Serbian footballer
  • 1974
    Peggy Clydesdale, American artist and painter
  • 1974
    Tommy Phelps, American baseball player
  • 1974
    Virginijus Praškevičius, Lithuanian basketball player
  • 1975
    Antti Aalto, Finnish ice hockey player
  • 1975
    El-P, American hip hop artist and entrepreneur
  • 1975
    Hawksley Workman, Canadian rock singer-songwriter
  • 1975
    Jacqueline Anderson, American actress and entrepreneur
  • 1975
    Jerod Turner, American professional golfer
  • 1975
    Julie Dibens, British triathlete
  • 1975
    Kirsten Bolm, German hurdler
  • 1975
    Myrna Veenstra, Dutch field hockey player
  • 1975
    Patrick Femerling, German-born professional basketball player
  • 1976
    Alireza Heidari, Iranian Olympic wrestler
  • 1976
    Brian Diego Fuentes, Argentine soccer player
  • 1976
    Cho In-Chul, World Champion South Korean judoka
  • 1976
    Christian Nicolay, German javelin thrower
  • 1976
    Gary Shortland, British professional figure skater
  • 1976
    Hayley Evetts, English singer, TV presenter and stage actor
  • 1976
    Hiram Bocachica, Puerto Rican baseball player
  • 1976
    Jasin Thomason, American guitarist (The Ataris)
  • 1976
    Kim Jung-eun, South Korean actress
  • 1976
    Regi Penxten, Belgian DJ and record producer
  • 1976
    Robbie Blake, English footballer
  • 1976
    Sabrina Sabrok, Argentine television host, singer, and producer
  • 1976
    Sam Mraovich, American screenwriter and film director
  • 1976
    Scott Sturgeon, American musician (Choking Victim, Leftöver Crack)
  • 1976
    Sean Covel, American film producer
  • 1976
    Thierry Renaer, Belgian field hockey player
  • 1976
    Tommy Jönsson, Swedish football player
  • 1976
    Vic Wunderle, American archer
  • 1977
    Ana Gabriela Guevara, Mexican athlete
  • 1977
    Christian Jessen, English doctor and television presenter
  • 1977
    Dan Wells, American horror fiction author
  • 1977
    Daniel Klewer, German footballer
  • 1977
    Gareth Wyatt, Welsh rugby union player
  • 1977
    Grégory Le Corvec, French rugby union footballer
  • 1977
    Jason Marsalis, American musician
  • 1977
    Jeremiah Green, American indie rock band drummer (Modest Mouse)
  • 1977
    Juha Helppi, Finnish professional poker player
  • 1977
    Laura Jansen, Dutch singer-songwriter
  • 1977
    Mike Kinsella, American musician (Cap'n Jazz, Joan of Arc, American Football, and Owen)
  • 1977
    Nacho Figueras, Argentine polo player
  • 1977
    Rockell (Rachel Alexandra Mercaldo), American musician
  • 1977
    Ron Horsley, American author and artist
  • 1977
    Tonga Lea'aetoa, New Zealand-Tongan rugby union player
  • 1977
    Traver Rains, American designer (Heatherette)
  • 1978
    César Morales, Mexican bantamweight boxer
  • 1978
    Denis Dallan, Italian rugby union footballer
  • 1978
    Jean-Marc Pelletier, American ice hockey player
  • 1978
    Pierre Dagenais, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1979
    Ariel Carreño, Argentine football striker
  • 1979
    Ben Fouhy, New Zealand flatwater canoeist
  • 1979
    Geoff Huegill, Australian swimmer
  • 1979
    Jon Fratelli, Scottish singer (The Fratellis)
  • 1979
    Karima Delli, French politician
  • 1979
    Mark Anthony Parrish, American actor, producer, and social and liberal political activist
  • 1979
    Neil Best, Irish rugby union footballer
  • 1979
    Paul Terry, English footballer
  • 1979
    Sarah Stock, Canadian professional wrestler
  • 1979
    Trenton Hassell, American basketball player
  • 1979
    Vyacheslav Malafeev, Russian football goalkeeper
  • 1980
    Alex Ribeiro Garcia, Brazilian professional basketball player
  • 1980
    Arash Markazi, American sportswriter
  • 1980
    Ben Briand, Australian film director
  • 1980
    Giedrius Gustas, Lithuanian professional basketball player
  • 1980
    Greg Lamb, Zimbabwean cricketer
  • 1980
    Jack Hannahan, American baseball player
  • 1980
    Jung Da Bin, South Korean actress (d. 2007)
  • 1980
    Kamalinee Mukherjee, (Kamalini Mukherjee) Indian film actress
  • 1980
    Michael Henrich, American-born ice hockey player
  • 1980
    Omar Bravo, Mexican footballer
  • 1980
    Phil McGuire, Scottish football player
  • 1980
    Rohan Bopanna, Indian tennis player
  • 1980
    Scott Hamilton, New Zealand rugby union footballer
  • 1981
    Aketza Peña, Spanish road bicycle racer
  • 1981
    Alastair Ross, Northern Ireland Unionist politician
  • 1981
    Ariza Makukula, Portuguese international football player
  • 1981
    Carol Banawa, Filipino singer
  • 1981
    Donny Tourette, English punk rock singer (Towers of London)
  • 1981
    Gareth Knapman, English theatre actor and director
  • 1981
    Helen Wyman, British cyclist
  • 1981
    Laura Michelle Kelly, English actress and singer
  • 1981
    Marie Delattre, French sprint canoer
  • 1982
    Ali Khalid, British Asian actor
  • 1982
    Cate Edwards, American attorney and author
  • 1982
    Elia Rigotto, Italian road bicycle racer
  • 1982
    Landon Donovan, American soccer player
  • 1982
    Ludmila Ezhova, Russian Olympic gymnast
  • 1982
    Machinedrum, American musician and record producer
  • 1982
    Uma Blasini, Puerto Rican beauty queen
  • 1982
    Yasemin Mori, Turkish alternative rock singer
  • 1983
    Adam Deacon, English Actor
  • 1983
    Akeem Omolade, Nigerian footballer
  • 1983
    Dante Senger, Argentine footballer
  • 1983
    Jaque Fourie, South African rugby union footballer
  • 1983
    Ryan Lonie, Australian football player
  • 1983
    Samuel Contesti, French-Italian figure skater
  • 1984
    Ai Iwamura, Japanese actress
  • 1984
    K. Michelle, American R & B/Soul singer and songwriter
  • 1984
    Marin Čolak, Croatian auto racing driver
  • 1984
    Norbert Hosnyánszky, Hungarian water polo player
  • 1984
    Phillip Inzerillo, American musician
  • 1984
    Raven Quinn, American musician, singer and songwriter
  • 1984
    Spencer Larsen, American football player
  • 1984
    Tamir Cohen, Israeli/English football midfielder
  • 1984
    Zak Whitbread, American-born footballer
  • 1985
    Chinedum Ndukwe, American football player
  • 1985
    Davey Morgan, American children’s book illustrator and professional photographer
  • 1985
    Guillermo Diaz Puerto Rican professional basketball player
  • 1985
    Hrvoje Čale, Croatian footballer
  • 1985
    Jake Buxton, English professional footballer
  • 1985
    Jonas Troest, Danish professional football player
  • 1985
    Mathieu Montcourt, Professional French tennis player (d. 2009)
  • 1985
    Scott Michael Foster, American actor
  • 1985
    Whitney Port, American reality television personality
  • 1986
    Bohdan Shust, Ukrainian footballer
  • 1986
    Dominic Telo, South African cricketer
  • 1986
    Erin O'Kelley, American beauty queen
  • 1986
    Margo Harshman, American actress
  • 1986
    Park Min Young, South Korean model and actress
  • 1986
    Shraddha Das, Indian actress
  • 1986
    Tom De Mul, Belgian footballer
  • 1987
    Ben McKinley, Australian footballer
  • 1987
    Cameron Wood, Australian footballer
  • 1987
    Tamzin Merchant, British actor and poetess
  • 1988
    Adam Watts, English footballer
  • 1988
    Cody Longo, American film actor
  • 1988
    Laura Siegemund, German tennis player
  • 1988
    Mikuru Uchino, Japanese gravure idol
  • 1989
    Bradley Middleton, English footballer
  • 1989
    Erin Heatherton, American fashion model
  • 1990
    Andrea Bowen, American actress
  • 1990
    Fran Mérida, Spanish footballer
  • 1990
    Marco Martina Rini, Italian footballer
  • 1990
    Maximiliano Oliva, Argentine footballer
  • 1990
    Paddy Madden, Irish footballer
  • 1991
    Diandra Newlin, American actress and fashion model
  • 1991
    Stuart O'Keefe, English footballer
  • 1992
    Daniel Lloyd, British racing car driver
  • 1992
    Jazmin Grace Grimaldi, daughter of Albert II, Prince of Monaco
  • 1993
    Abigail Mavity, American actress
  • 1993
    Jenna Boyd, American actress
  • 1993
    Yves Michel-Beneche, American actor
  • 1995
    Bill Milner, English actor

Who Died On March 4?

  • 251
    Pope Lucius I
  • 480
    Saint Landry, bishop of Sées
  • 561
    Pope Pelagius I
  • 1172
    Stephen III of Hungary (b. 1147)
  • 1193
    Saladin, Kurdish sultan (b. 1137)
  • 1238
    Joan of England, Queen Consort of Scotland, wife of Alexander II (b. 1210)
  • 1238
    Yuri II, Grand Prince of Vladimir (b. 1189)
  • 1303
    Daniel of Moscow, Russian Saint, Grand Prince of Muscovy (b. 1261)
  • 1484
    Saint Casimir, Prince of Poland (b. 1458)
  • 1496
    Sigismund of Austria (b. 1427)
  • 1583
    Bernard Gilpin, English clergyman, “Apostle of the North” (b. 1517)
  • 1604
    Fausto Paolo Sozzini, Italian theologian (b. 1539)
  • 1615
    Hans von Aachen, German painter (b. 1552)
  • 1619
    Anne of Denmark, wife of James I (b. 1574)
  • 1710
    Louis III, Prince of Condé (b. 1668)
  • 1733
    Claude de Forbin, French naval commander (b. 1656)
  • 1744
    John Anstis, Garter King of Arms (b. 1669)
  • 1762
    Johannes Zick, German fresco painter (b. 1702)
  • 1793
    Louis de Bourbon, French admiral (b. 1725)
  • 1795
    John Collins, American politician (b. 1717)
  • 1805
    Jean-Baptiste Greuze, French painter (b. 1725)
  • 1807
    Abraham Baldwin, American politician (b. 1754)
  • 1811
    Mariano Moreno, secretary of war of the Primera Junta (b. 1778)
  • 1821
    Princess Elizabeth of Clarence, daughter of King William IV, granddaughter of King George III (b. 1820)
  • 1832
    Jean-François Champollion, French scholar (b. 1790)
  • 1851
    James Richardson, British explorer (b. 1809)
  • 1852
    Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol, Russian writer (b. 1809)
  • 1853
    Christian Leopold von Buch, German geologist (b. 1774)
  • 1853
    Thomas Bladen Capel Royal Navy admiral (b. 1776)
  • 1858
    Matthew C. Perry, U.S. naval officer (b. 1794)
  • 1864
    Thomas Starr King, influential Californian Unitarian minister during the American Civil War (b. 1824)
  • 1866
    Alexander Campbell, Irish founder of the Disciples of Christ (b. 1788)
  • 1868
    Jesse Chisholm, American pioneer of the Chisholm Trail (b. 1805)
  • 1872
    Johannes Carsten Hauch, Danish poet (b. 1790)
  • 1883
    Alexander Hamilton Stephens, former Vice President of the Confederate States of America (b. 1812)
  • 1888
    Amos Bronson Alcott, American philosopher (b. 1799)
  • 1903
    Joseph Henry Shorthouse, English novelist (b. 1834)
  • 1906
    John McAllister Schofield, former U.S. Secretary of War and Commanding General of the U.S. Army (b. 1831)
  • 1910
    Knut Ångström, Swedish physicist (b. 1857)
  • 1915
    William Willett, English campaigner for daylight saving time (b. 1856)
  • 1916
    Franz Marc, German artist (b. 1880)
  • 1922
    Bert Williams, American entertainer (b. 1874)
  • 1925
    James Ward, English psychologist and philosopher (b. 1843)
  • 1925
    John Montgomery Ward, American baseball player (b. 1860)
  • 1925
    Moritz Moszkowski, Polish/German composer (b. 1854)
  • 1927
    Ira Remsen American chemist (b. 1846)
  • 1938
    George Foster Peabody, American politician (b. 1852)
  • 1938
    Jack Taylor, American baseball player (b. 1874)
  • 1940
    Hamlin Garland, American novelist (b. 1860)
  • 1941
    Ludwig Quidde, German pacifist, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (b. 1858)
  • 1944
    Emanuel Weiss, American hitman (b. 1906) (executed)
  • 1944
    Fannie Barrier Williams, American educator and political activist (b. 1855)
  • 1944
    Louis Buchalter, Jewish American mobster (b. 1897) (executed)
  • 1944
    Louis Capone, New York organized crime figure (b. 1896) (executed)
  • 1944
    René Lefebvre, martyr of the French Resistance (b. 1879)
  • 1945
    Lucille La Verne, American actress (b. 1872)
  • 1945
    Mark Sandrich, American film director, writer and producer (b. 1900)
  • 1946
    Bror von Blixen-Finecke, Danish big-game hunter (b. 1886)
  • 1948
    Antonin Artaud, French actor/director (b. 1896)
  • 1949
    Clarence Kingsbury British track cyclist (b. 1882)
  • 1950
    Adam Rainer, the only man in recorded human history ever to have been both a dwarf and a giant (b. 1899)
  • 1952
    Charles Scott Sherrington, English scientist, Nobel laureate (b. 1857)
  • 1954
    Noel Gay, English composer, (b. 1898)
  • 1959
    Maxie Long, American athlete (b. 1878)
  • 1960
    Herbert O'Conor, 51st Governor of the US State of Maryland (b. 1896)
  • 1960
    Leonard Warren, American baritone (b. 1911)
  • 1962
    George Mogridge, Major League Baseball pitcher (b. 1889)
  • 1963
    William Carlos Williams, American poet (b. 1883)
  • 1967
    Michel Plancherel, Swiss mathematician (b. 1885)
  • 1967
    Vladan Desnica, Croatian and Serbian writer (b. 1905)
  • 1969
    Nicholas Schenck, Russian-born film empresario (b. 1881)
  • 1973
    Samuel Tolansky, British scientist and expert on spectroscopy (b. 1907)
  • 1974
    Adolph Gottlieb, American painter (b. 1903)
  • 1975
    Renée Björling, Swedish actress (b. 1898)
  • 1976
    Jim Walsh, American basketball player (b. 1930)
  • 1976
    John Marvin Jones, Texan member of the United States House of Representatives and Chief Judge of the US federal Court of Claims (b. 1882)
  • 1976
    Nikolai Semashko, Soviet sports administrator (b. 1907)
  • 1976
    Walter H. Schottky, German physicist (b. 1886)
  • 1977
    Anatol E. Baconsky, Romanian modernist poet, essayist, translator, novelist, publisher, literary and art critic (b. 1925)
  • 1977
    Andrés Caicedo, Colombian writer (b. 1951)
  • 1977
    Lutz Graf Schwerin von Krosigk, German politician (b. 1887)
  • 1977
    Miles C. Allgood, U.S. Representative from Alabama (b. 1878)
  • 1977
    Nancy Tyson Burbidge, Australian systemic botanist, conservationist and herbarium curator (b. 1912)
  • 1977
    Toma Caragiu, Romanian actor (b. 1925)
  • 1977
    William Paul, American attorney, legislator, and political activist (b. 1885)
  • 1978
    Joe Marsala, American jazz clarinetist and songwriter (b. 1907)
  • 1978
    John Meighan, Irish Clann na Talmhan politician (b. 1891)
  • 1978
    Wesley Bolin, former Governor of the U.S. State of Arizona (b. 1909)
  • 1979
    Gladys McConnell, American movie actress and aviatrix (b. 1905)
  • 1979
    Harry Hopkinson, British yodeler (b. 1902)
  • 1979
    Mike Patto, (Michael Thomas McCarthy), English vocalist and front man for The Bow Street Runners (b. 1942)
  • 1979
    Robert John Sinclair, 1st Baron Sinclair of Cleeve, British businessman and public servant (b. 1893)
  • 1979
    Willi Unsoeld, American mountain climber (b. 1926)
  • 1980
    Alan Hardaker, English football administrator (b. 1912)
  • 1980
    Alex Vetchinsky, British film designer (b. 1904)
  • 1980
    Alfred Plé, French Olympic rower (b. 1888)
  • 1980
    Eric Kerfoot, English footballer (b. 1924)
  • 1980
    J. F. A. McManus, Canadian pathologist (b. 1911)
  • 1980
    Johannes Martin Bijvoet, Dutch chemist and crystallographer (b. 1892)
  • 1980
    Luis Piazzini, Argentine chess master (b. 1905)
  • 1981
    Franz Kapus, Swiss Olympic bobsledder (b. 1909)
  • 1981
    John Knight, Australian politician (b. 1943)
  • 1981
    Karl-Jesco von Puttkamer, German World War II naval adjutant to Adolf Hitler (b. 1900)
  • 1981
    Odette Barencey, French film actress (b. 1893)
  • 1981
    Torin Thatcher, Indian actor (b. 1905)
  • 1982
    Dorothy Eden, New Zealand-born English novelist (b. 1912)
  • 1984
    Ernest Buckler, Canadian novelist (b. 1908)
  • 1984
    Geoffrey Lumsden, British actor (b. 1914)
  • 1984
    Jewel Carmen, American actress (b. 1897)
  • 1984
    Martin Hürlimann, Swiss photographer (b. 1897)
  • 1986
    Albert L. Lehninger, American biochemist (b. 1917)
  • 1986
    Edward MacLysaght, Irish genealogist (b. 1887)
  • 1986
    Elizabeth Smart, Canadian poet and novelist (b. 1913)
  • 1986
    Howard Greenfield, American songwriter (b. 1936)
  • 1986
    John Spence, British Conservative Party politician (b. 1920)
  • 1986
    Richard Manuel, Canadian musician (The Band) (b. 1943)
  • 1988
    Beatriz Guido, Argentine novelist and screenwriter (b. 1924)
  • 1989
    Tiny Grimes, American jazz and R&B guitarist (b. 1916)
  • 1990
    Hank Gathers, American basketball player (b. 1967)
  • 1990
    Harry Worthington, American track and field athlete (b. 1891)
  • 1991
    Godfrey Bryan, English cricketer (b. 1902)
  • 1991
    Kenneth Lindsay, British Labour Party politician (b. 1897)
  • 1992
    Art Babbitt, American animator (b. 1907)
  • 1992
    Larry Rosenthal, American professional baseball outfielder (b. 1910)
  • 1992
    Mary Osborne, American jazz electric guitarist (b. 1921)
  • 1992
    Néstor Almendros, Spanish cinematographer (b. 1930)
  • 1992
    Pare Lorentz, American filmmaker (b. 1905)
  • 1992
    Peter Judge, English cricketer (b. 1916)
  • 1993
    Art Hodes, American jazz pianist (b. 1904)
  • 1993
    Izaak Kolthoff, Dutch chemist (b. 1894)
  • 1993
    Michael Beecher, Australian-based model and actor (b. 1939)
  • 1993
    Nicholas Ridley, Baron Ridley of Liddesdale, British politician and government minister (b. 1929)
  • 1993
    Richard Sale, American screenwriter and film director (b. 1911)
  • 1993
    Tomislav Ivčić, Croatian singer, songwriter and politician (b. 1953)
  • 1994
    Chris Seydou, Malian fashion designer (b. 1949)
  • 1994
    George Edward Hughes, Irish-born philosopher and logician(b. 1918)
  • 1994
    John Candy, Canadian comedian (b. 1950)
  • 1994
    Paul Solomon, American psychic (b. 1939)
  • 1995
    Eden Ahbez, American composer (b. 1908)
  • 1995
    Iftekhar, Indian actor (b.?)
  • 1995
    Matt Urban, Lieutenant Colonel United States Army (b. 1919)
  • 1996
    Johnny Sauer, American football player, coach, and broadcaster (b. 1925)
  • 1996
    Minnie Pearl, American comedian (b. 1912)
  • 1997
    Carey Loftin, American actor/stuntman (b. 1914)
  • 1997
    Edouard Klabinski, Polish professional racing cyclist (b. 1920)
  • 1997
    Joe Baker-Cresswell, English Royal Navy officer (b. 1901)
  • 1997
    Robert H. Dicke, American physicist (b. 1916)
  • 1998
    Donald Rodney, British artist (b. 1961)
  • 1998
    Ivan Dougherty, Australian World War II Army Major General (b. 1907)
  • 1998
    Jules Fontaine Sambwa, Zairean political officeholder and economist (b. 1940)
  • 1999
    Del Close, American actor (b. 1934)
  • 1999
    Fritz Honegger, Swiss politician (b. 1917)
  • 1999
    Harry Blackmun, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (b. 1908)
  • 1999
    Joseph Regenstein Jr., American business leader and philanthropist (b. 1923)
  • 1999
    Karel van het Reve, Dutch writer, translator and literary historian (b. 1921)
  • 1999
    Milosz Magin, Polish composer and pianist (b. 1929)
  • 1999
    Teddy McRae, American jazz tenor saxophonist and arranger (b. 1908)
  • 2000
    Alphons Silbermann, German Jewish sociologist, musicologist, entrepreneur and publicist (b. 1909)
  • 2000
    Hermann Brück, German-born UK astronomer (b. 1905)
  • 2000
    Kyi Kyi Htay, four-time Myanmar Academy Award winning film actress, singer, opera performer and dancer (b. 1924)
  • 2000
    Michael Noonan, Australian-born New Zealander novelist and radio script writer (b. 1921)
  • 2000
    Ta-You Wu, Chinese-born atomic and nuclear theoretical physicist (b. 1907)
  • 2001
    Fred Lasswell, American cartoonist (b. 1916)
  • 2001
    Gerardo Barbero, Argentine chess grandmaster (b. 1961)
  • 2001
    Glenn Hughes, American singer (The Village People) (b. 1950)
  • 2001
    Harold Stassen, American politician (b. 1907)
  • 2001
    Jean René Bazaine, French painter, designer of stained glass windows, and writer (b. 1904)
  • 2001
    Jim Rhodes, American politician (b. 1909)
  • 2001
    Martin Wright, British bioengineer (b. 1912)
  • 2002
    Claire Davenport, English actress (b. 1933)
  • 2002
    Elyne Mitchell, Australian author (b. 1913)
  • 2002
    Eric Flynn, British actor/singer (b. 1939)
  • 2002
    Margarete Neumann, German writer and lyrical poet (b. 1917)
  • 2002
    Shirley Ann Russell, award-winning British costume designer (b. 1935)
  • 2002
    Ugnė Karvelis, Lithuanian writer and translator (b. 1935)
  • 2002
    Velibor Vasović, Yugoslavian footballer (b. 1939)
  • 2003
    Jaba Ioseliani, Georgian bank robber (b. 1926)
  • 2003
    Sébastien Japrisot, French author, screenwriter and film director (b. 1931)
  • 2004
    Claude Nougaro, French singer (b. 1929)
  • 2004
    Fernando Lázaro Carreter, Spanish linguist and journalist. (b. 1923)
  • 2004
    George Pake, American physicist (b. 1924)
  • 2004
    John McGeoch, Scottish musician (b. 1955)
  • 2004
    Stephen Sprouse, American fashion designer (b. 1953)
  • 2005
    Carlos Sherman, Uruguayan-born writer (b. 1934)
  • 2005
    Nicola Calipari, Italian secret service agent (b. 1953)
  • 2005
    Robert Consoli, American actor and musician (b. 1964)
  • 2005
    Una Hale, Australian soprano (b. 1922)
  • 2005
    Yuriy Kravchenko, Ukrainian statesman (b. 1951)
  • 2006
    Dave Rose, American artist (b. 1910)
  • 2006
    Edgar Valter, Estonian illustrator/cartoonist (b. 1929)
  • 2006
    John Reynolds Gardiner, American engineer (b. 1944)
  • 2006
    Roman Ogaza, Polish footballer (b. 1952)
  • 2007
    Bob Hattoy, American activist (b. 1950)
  • 2007
    Ian Wooldridge, British sports journalist (b. 1932)
  • 2007
    Jorge Kolle Cueto, Bolivian politician
  • 2007
    Natalie Bodanya, American soprano (b. 1908)
  • 2007
    Richard Joseph, British games soundtrack composer (b. 1954)
  • 2007
    Sunil Kumar Mahato, Indian parliamentarian (b. 1966)
  • 2007
    Tadeusz Nalepa, Polish composer, guitar player, vocalist and lyricist (b. 1934)
  • 2007
    Thomas Eagleton, American politician (b. 1929)
  • 2008
    Elena Nathanael, Greek film actress (b. 1941)
  • 2008
    Gary Gygax, Fantasy author and role-playing games creator. (b. 1938)
  • 2008
    George Walter, former Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda (b. 1928)
  • 2008
    Leonard Rosenman, American film composer (b. 1924)
  • 2008
    Robert Bruning, Australian actor and producer (b. 1928)
  • 2008
    Semka Sokolovic-Bertok, Yugoslavian-born Croatian actress (b. 1935)
  • 2008
    Tina Lagostena Bassi, Italian lawyer, Italian deputy for Forza Italia party, showoman and writer (b. 1926)
  • 2009
    George McAfee, American football player (b. 1918)
  • 2009
    Harry Parkes, English footballer (b. 1920)
  • 2009
    Horton Foote, American playwright (b. 1916)
  • 2009
    John Cephas, American Piedmont blues guitarist (b. 1930)
  • 2009
    Joseph Bloch, American concert pianist (b. 1917)
  • 2009
    Patricia De Martelaere, Flemish writer (b. 1957)
  • 2009
    Salvatore Samperi, Italian film director (b 1944)
  • 2009
    Triztán Vindtorn, Norwegian poet and performance artist (b. 1942)
  • 2009
    Yvon Cormier, Canadian professional wrestler (b. 1938)
  • 2010
    Angelo Poffo, American professional wrestler (b. 1925)
  • 2010
    Etta Cameron, Danish singer and actor (b. 1939)
  • 2010
    Fred Wedlock, British folk musician (b. 1942)
  • 2010
    Hilario Chávez Joya, Mexican Roman Catholic prelate (b. 1928)
  • 2010
    Joanne Simpson, American meteorologist (b. 1923)
  • 2010
    Joaquim Fiúza, Portuguese sailor (b. 1908)
  • 2010
    Johnny Alf, Brazilian singer and composer (b. 1929)
  • 2010
    Nan Martin, American actress (b. 1927)
  • 2010
    Raimund Abraham, Austrian architect (b. 1933)
  • 2010
    Roger Newman, British-born American actor and television writer (b. 1940)
  • 2010
    Samuel J. Eldersveld, U.S. academic, political scientist, and Democratic politician (b. 1917)
  • 2010
    Tetsuo Kondo, Japanese politician (b. 1929)
  • 2010
    Tony Richards, British footballer (b. 1934)
  • 2010
    Vladislav Ardzinba, Abkhazian politician (b. 1945)
  • 2011
    Alenush Terian, Iranian astronomer and physicist (b. 1920)
  • 2011
    Arjun Singh, Indian politician (b. 1930)
  • 2011
    Charles Jarrott, British film and television director (b. 1927)
  • 2011
    Ed Manning, American basketball player and coach (b. 1943)
  • 2011
    Frank Chirkinian, American producer (b.c. 1926)
  • 2011
    Johnny Preston, American pop singer (b. 1939)
  • 2011
    Krishna Prasad Bhattarai, Indian politician and former Nepali Prime Minister (b. 1924)
  • 2011
    Mikhail Simonov, Russian aircraft designer (b. 1920)
  • 2011
    Simon van der Meer, Dutch physicist and Nobel laureate (b. 1925)
  • 2011
    Vivienne Harris, British businesswoman and newspaper publisher (b.c. 1921)

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