March 21 Birthdays in History - March 21 Deaths - March 21 Events



1978 Kevin Federline, American Dancer
1975 Vitaly Potapenko, NBA center for the Cleveland Cavaliers
1973 Chiou Hai Ta, Miss Taiwan ROC Universe, 1997
1973 Larry Bowie, running back for the Washington Redskins
1972 Boris Mironov, born in Moscow, NHL defenseman, Team Russia, Silver Medal 1998 Olympics, Bronze Medal 2002 Olympics
1972 Chris Ball, born in Costa Mesa, California, kayak, alternate 1996 Olympics
1972 Frank West, CFL defensive back, Hamilton Tiger Cats
1972 John Leach, CFL running back for the Toronto Argonauts
1972 Michele Michael, Miss Maryland USA, 1996
1971 Hason Graham, NFL wide receiver for the New England Patriots
1969 Jennifer Lyn Jackson, born in Cleveland, Ohio, playmate, April, 1989
1969 Mark Allen, Australia, Australasia golfer
1969 Jonah Goldberg, American Celebrity
1968 Erwin Vanderbroeck, Dutch soccer player, Roda JC
1968 Jeff Lazaro, born in Waltham, Massachusetts, U.S. hockey forward 1994 Olympics
1968 Johan Garpenlov, born in Stockholm Sweden, NHL left wing for the Florida Panthers
1968 Mark Sander, WLAF linebacker, Scottish Claymores
1968 Samantha Leah Dorman, born in Lakeland, Florida, playmate, Sept, 1991
1968 Scott Williams, NBA forward for the Philadelphia 76ers
1967 Elaina Oden, born in Orange California, volleyball middle blocker, Olympics bronze-92, 96
1967 Troy Westwood, CFL kicker for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers
1966 Al Iafrate, born in Dearborn, Michigan, NHL defenseman, San Jose Sharks
1966 Karen Lunn, born in Cowra, Australia, LPGA golfer, 1993 Women's British Open
1966 Matthew Maynard, cricketer, big hitting Glamorgan and England player
1963 Ronald Koeman, Dutch soccer star, Ajax, PSV, Barcelona, Feyenoord
1963 Sharon June Howe Pederson, born in Glencoe, Minnesota, rocker, Vixen-Rev It Up
1963 Shawon Dunston, born in Brooklyn, New York, infielder for the San Francisco Giants
1962 Matthew Broderick, born in New York City, actor, WarGames, Biloxi Blues
1962 Rosie O'Donnell, comedienne, League of Their Own, Flintstones, Rosie
1961 Kassie Wesley, born in Kentucky, actress, Evil Dead 2, Blair-One Life to Live
1961 Slim MacDonnell, Jim Phantom rock percussionist, Stray Cats
1961 Wei Wang, born in Beijing, China, U.S. table tennis player 1996 Olympics
1960 Ayrton Senna, Brazilian formula-1 racer, 1988 champ
1960 Guy Chadwick, English singer and songwriter, House of Love
1960 Jim Matheson, American Politician
1959 Nobuo Uematsu, Japanese Composer
1958 Brad Hall, born in Santa Barbara, California, comedian, SNL
1958 Gary Oldman, actor, Sid and Nancy, Criminal Law, State of Grace
1958 Marlies Gohr, born in East Germany, sprinter, Gold Medal 1976, 1980 Olympics
1957 Sabrina Le Beauf, born in New Orleans, Louisiana, actress, Sondra-Crosby Show
1956 Ingrid Kristiansen, born in Norway, marathoner, Olympic-4th-1984, Bost-86, 89
1955 Barbel Wockel-Eckert, born in East Germany, sprinter, Olympic-4 gold-1976, 80
1955 Jean Marie Hon, born in San Francisco, California, actress, Jane-Man From Atlantis
1954 Mary Jane Smith, born in Van Nuys, California, WPVA volleyballer, National-9th-1993
1953 Carl Wolfson, born in Washington D.C., comedian, Thicke of the Night
1953 Shotgun Johnson, rock drummer, KC and the Sunshine Boys-Give it Up
1951 Helena Antonaccio, playmate, June, 1969
1951 Russell Thompkins, Jr., U.S. soul singer, Stylistics-Sing Baby Sing
1950 Roger Hodgson, rock vocalist, Supertramp-It's Raining Again
1949 Alvin Kallicharran, cricketer, wonderful West Indies LHB 1972-81
1946 Ray Dorset, rocker, Cold Blue Excursion
1946 Timothy Dalton, born in North Wales, actor, James Bond-Living Daylights
1945 Rosemary Stone, vocalist/pianist, Sly and Family Stone-Everyday People
1945 Vernon Guy, U.S. gospel singer, Cool Sounds, Sharpees
1944 Charles Edward Greene, Pine Bluff, Arkansas, 4x100m runner, 1968 Olympics gold
1944 Henrik Colding-Jorgensen, composer
1944 Jamary Oliveira, composer
1944 Marie-Christine Barrault, born in Paris, France, actress, Stardust Memories
1943 Antal Dunai, born in Hungary, soccer player, 1968 Olympics gold
1943 Vivian Stanshall, songwriter/comic
1942 Francoise Dorleac, born in Paris, France, actress, That Man From Rio
1941 Dirk D. Frimout, born in Belgium, cosmonaut
1941 Malcolm Francke, cricketer, leg-spinner, Ceylon 1956 to Qld 1984
1940 Solomon Burke, American Musician
1939 Kathleen Widdoes, born in Wilmington, Deleware, actress, Without a Trace
1939 Martha Hudson, born in Eastman, Georgia, 4X100m relayer, 1960 Olympics gold
1939 Fred F. Fielding, American Lawyer
1938 Grahame Thomas, cricketer, Australian batsman of the mid-60's
1938 Wilf Corrigan, English/U.S. electronic manufacturer, LSI Logic
1937 Tom Flores, born in Fresno California, NFL quarterback and coach, Raiders
1936 Marek Stachowski, composer
1936 Margaret Mahy, New Zealander Author
1935 Brian Clough, soccer manager
1935 Hubert Fichte, born in Germany, writer, columnist for magazine konkret, novelist, influenced by Marcel Proust, Hans henny Jahnn, Jean Genet, wrote novel Die Geschichte der Empfindlichkeit, translated as the history of sensibility
1934 Al Freeman, Jr., born in Texas, actor, One Life to Live, My Sweet Charlie
1934 Lister Carney, born in Bellaire, Ohio, 200m runner, Olympics silver 1960
1933 John Hall, English real estate developer/multi-millionaire
1933 Michael Heseltine, Welsh/British minister of Defense, 1986, MP
1932 Joseph Silverstein, born in Detroit, Michigan, violinist, Denver Symphony Orchestra
1932 Walter Gilbert, American Scientist
1931 Ivan William Hannaford, sociologist
1929 James Coco, born in Bronx, New York, actor, Man of La Mancha, Murder by Death
1929 Jules Verne Berman, space and science reporter, ABC-TV
1928 Evelyn Ruth Anderson, composer
1928 James W. Kinnear, born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, CEO, Texaco
1928 Peter Hacks, German playwright, Tie Windloch
1927 Hans-Dietrich Genscher, German minister of Foreign affairs, FDP
1926 Andre Delvaux, born in Heverie, Belgium, director and writer, Benvenuta
1926 Virginia Weidler, born in Hollywood, California, actress, Babes on Broadway
1925 John E. Grotberg, born in Winnebago, Minnesota, Representative-R-Illinois 1985 - 1986
1925 Peter Brook, born in London, director, 1776, TV writer
1924 Karl Heinz Fussl, composer
1923 Mort Lindsey, born in Newark, New Jersey, orchestra leader, Merv Griffin Show
1923 Philip Abbott, born in Lincoln, Nebraska, actor, Arthur Ward-The FBI
1921 Antony Hopkins, composer
1921 Arthur Grumiaux, Belgian violinist
1921 Logan Ramsey, born in Long Beach, California, actor, Head, Joy Sticks, Say Yes
1919 Geoffrey Pinnington, journalist
1919 Lois Collier, born in South Carolina, actress, Mary-Boston Blackie, Slave Girl
1918 Joe Carveth, NHL forward, scored 20 or more goals in 3 seasons
1914 Herman Siles Zuazo, politician
1914 Paul Tortelier, composer
1913 George Ghita Ionescu, academic
1913 Max Youngstein, born in New York City, producer, United Artists
1912 Peter Bull, actor/author, Executioner, Tom Jones, Dr. Strangelove
1911 John Paxton, screenwriter, On The Beach, Kotch, Farewell My Lovely
1910 Nick Castle, born in Brooklyn, choreographer, Dinah Shore, Judy Garland
1906 John D. Rockefeller, billionaire philanthropist, oil
1905 Phyllis McGinley, U.S., poet, Pulitzer 1961, Love Letters
1904 Nikolaos Skalkottas, composer
1902 Carl Jaffe, born in Hamburg, Germany, actor, 1st Man in Space, Escapement
1902 Eddie James "Son" House, folk blues musician, Delta Blues
1902 William Downie Forrest, journalist
1901 Carmelita Geraghty, born in Rushville, Indiana, actress, My Best Girl, Texas Ranger
1901 Richard Leslie Hill, historian
1900 Eugenie Leontovitch, born in Moscow, Russia, actor, Homicidal
1900 Paul Klecki/Kletzki, Polish violinist, composer and conductor
1893 Geoffrey Dearmer, poet
1891 Jonathan Hale, actor, Saint's Double Trouble, Saint Strikes Back
1887 Edwin Scharff, German "entartet" painter/sculptor
1884 George D. Birkhoff, U.S. mathematician, Aesthetic measure
1883 Jules van Nuffel, composer
1882 Gilbert M. Anderson, Max Aronson, Little Rock AR
1881 Hermann Sandby, composer
1880 Hans Hofmann, German/U.S. painter, Search for the Real
1880 Wilhelm Pessler, German sociologist
1878 Thurlow Weed Lieurance, composer
1869 Albert Kahn, architect, originated modern factory design
1869 Florenz Ziegfeld, producer, Ziegfield Follies
1866 Antonia Caetana de Paiva Pereira Maury, astronomer
1863 Hugo Kaun, born in Berlin, Germany, music teacher, conductor, composer, wrote Romantic style operas, symphonies, organ, piano works
1854 Alick A. C. Bannerman, cricketer, bro of Charles, Australia 1878-1893
1839 Modest Mussorgsky, composer, Boris Gudunov, Night on Bald Mt
1836 Jesus Monasterio, composer
1820 Frank Mori, composer
1813 James Jesse Strang, King of Mormons on Beaver Island, Michigan, 1850 - 1856
1806 Benito Pablo Juarez, born in Oaxaca, Mexico, president of Mexico, 1858-72
1779 Alexis Garaude, composer
1768 Jean-Baptiste-Joseph Fourier, mathematician/Egyptologist
1765 Henry Fagel, Dutch/English baron/diplomat
1763 Jean Paul, born in Wunsiedel, Germany, born Johann Paul Friedrich Richter, Romantic, wrote 'Quintus Fixlein', 'Schmelzles Reise'
1716 Josef Ferdinand Norbert Seger, composer
1713 Francis Lewis, signer, Declaration of Independence
1708 Caspar Ruetz, composer
1685 Johann Sebastian Bach, born in Eisenach Germany, composer, Matthaus-Passion
1642 Georg Schmezer, composer
1624 Francois Roberday, composer
1609 Jan II Kazimierz, cardinal/King of Poland, 1648-68
1527 Hermann Finck, composer
1521 Mauritius, duke/nice monarch of Saksen, 1547-53
1474 Angela Merici, Italian monastery founder/saint
1466 French van Brederode, leader Hoeksen











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