Commemoratives of Famous Women for 3 March 2012

A list of famous women whose birthday or death occurred on this date. The information is drawn from the FemBio Database and is updated daily. If you would like to learn more about the individual women or about future commemoratives, please consult the Database.


25 birthdays and 12 days of death are related to today's date.

birthdays 3 March 2012

50. birthday: Jackie Joyner Kersee
American sprinter
* 3 March 1962 in East St. Louis, IL

75. birthday: Edith Peinemann
German violinist
* 3 March 1937 in Mainz

210. birthday: Françoise Arlaud
Swiss
* 3 March 1802 in Genf
† 29 June 1871 in Lyon b.

120. birthday: Beatrice Wood
American painter, ceramicist
* 3 March 1892 in San Francisco
† 12 March 1998 in Ojai, CA

110. birthday: Isabel Bishop
American painter
* 3 March 1902 in Cincinnati, OH
† 19 February 1988 in New York City


Fembiography of Isabel Bishop (German)

266. birthday: Izabela Czartoryska, geb. Fleming o. Flemming
Polish writer; princess
* 3 March 1746 in Warschau
† 17 June 1835 in Wiednin

162. birthday: Bertha Wegner-Zell
German writer
* 3 March 1850 in Bromberg
† 8 December 1927 in Berlin

142. birthday: Luise Thiersch-Patzk
German
* 3 March 1870 in Haynau
† 2 January 1937 in Leipzig

138. birthday: Ada Crossley
singer (alto)
* 3 March 1874 in Tarraville, Austr.
† 17 October 1929 in London

132. birthday: Maria Carmi
Italian actress
* 3 March 1880 in Florenz
† 4 August 1957 in Myrtle Beach (South Carolina) oder New York

129. birthday: Louise Modersohn-Breling
German painter
* 3 March 1883 in München
† 7 September 1950 in Gailenberg oberhalb Hindelang

122. birthday: Margarete Chase Going Woodhouse
US-American economist, politician (dem)
* 3 March 1890 in Victoria (Br. Col.)
† 12 December 1984 in NewCanaan, CT

121. birthday: Hilda Anna Hedvig Elsabeth Roslund-Aargard
Swedish
* 3 March 1891 in Karlskrona

119. birthday: Hanya Holm

* 3 March 1893 in Worms
† 3 November 1992 in New York, NY

114. birthday: Aenne Biermann
German photographer
* 3 March 1898 in Goch, Niederrhein
† 14 January 1933 in Gera

112. birthday: Edna Best
actress
* 3 March 1900 in Hove, Engl.
† 18 September 1974 in Genf

109. birthday: Margarete Teschemacher
German singer
* 3 March 1903 in Köln
† 19 May 1959 in Tegernsee

101. birthday: Jean Harlow
American actress
* 3 March 1911 in Kansas City, MO
† 7 June 1937 in Los Angeles, CA


Fembiography of Jean Harlow (German)

99. birthday: Margaret Bonds
American composer
* 3 March 1913 in Chicago
† 26 April 1972 in Los Angeles, CA

93. birthday: Loki (eig. Hannelore) Schmidt, geb. Glaser
German First Lady (1974-1982)
* 3 March 1919 in Hamburg
† 21 October 2010 in Hamburg-Langenhorn

86. birthday: Käthe Reichel
German actress
* 3 March 1926 in Berlin

84. birthday: Gudrun Pausewang
German writer
* 3 March 1928 in Wichlstadt/ Ostböhmen

73. birthday: Ariane Mnouchkine
French director; actress
* 3 March 1939 in Boulogne-sur-Seine
† Ê in  


Fembiography of Ariane Mnouchkine (German)

71. birthday: Jutta Hoffmann
German actress
* 3 March 1941 in Halle, Saale

68. birthday: Maria Nurowska
Polish writer
* 3 March 1944 in Okolek

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days of death 03.03.2012

50. day of death: Hildegard Meissner
Austrian educator
* 10 December 1880 in Wien
† 3 March 1964 in Wien

25. day of death: Sylta Busse
German costume designer
* 7 July 1906 in Westerland, Sylt
† 3 March 1989 in Augsburg

135. day of death: Katharina (Kathi) Fröhlich
Austrian
* 10 June 1800 in Wien
† 3 March 1879 in ebd.

65. day of death: Sarojini Naidu

* 13 February 1879 in Haidarabad
† 3 March 1949 in Lucknow (Ind.)

143. day of death: Sophia Hawthorne
American
* 21 September 1809 in Salem, MA
† 3 March 1871 in London

69. day of death: Blanche Arral
Belgian singer
* 10 October 1864 in Lüttich
† 3 March 1945 in Cliffside, NY

59. day of death: Mother Katharine Mary Drexel
American
* 26 November 1858 in Philadelphia
† 3 March 1955 in Cornwells Heights

39. day of death: Therese Giehse
German actress
* 6 March 1898 in München/Munich
† 3 March 1975 in München/Munich


Fembiography of Therese Giehse
Fembiography of Therese Giehse (German)

29. day of death: Connie Gilchrist
American actress
* 2 February 1901 in Brooklyn, NY
† 3 March 1985 in California

18. day of death: Marguerite Duras
French writer, director
* 4 April 1914 in Gia Dinh bei/near Saigon/ Süd/South Vietnam
† 3 March 1996 in Paris


Fembiography of Marguerite Duras (German)

16. day of death: Sabina Sesselmann
German actress
* 13 August 1936 in München / Munich
† 3 March 1998 in Tutzing (Starnberger See)

6. day of death: Annemarie Renger
German politician
* 7 October 1919 in Leipzig
† 3 March 2008 in Remagen-Oberwinter

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