February 27, 1934 – Ralph Nader, American author, activist and political figure.
February 28, 1803 – Johann Augus Sutter, a Swiss pioneer of California known for his association with the California Gold Rush.
February 29, 1976 – Ja Rule, American rapper and actor.
March 1, 1904 – Alton Glenn Miller, an American jazz musician, arranger, composer, and bandleader in the swing era.
March 2, 1793 – Samuel Houston, a 19th century American statesman, politician, and soldier.
March 3, 1847 – Alexander Graham Bell, an eminent scientist, inventor, engineer and innovator who is credited with inventing the first practical telephone.
March 4, 1778 – Robert Emmet, an Irish nationalist and Republican, orator and rebel leader born in Dublin, Ireland.