March 5, 1871 – Rosa Luxemburg was a Marxist theorist, philosopher, economist and activist of Polish Jewish descent who became a naturalized German citizen.
March 6, 1831 – Philip Henry Sheridan was a career United States Army officer and a Union general in the American Civil War.
March 7, 1850 – Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk, sometimes called Thomas Masaryk in English, was an Austro-Hungarian and Czechoslovak politician, sociologist and philosopher, who as an eager advocate of Czechoslovak independence during World War I became the founder and first President of Czechoslovakia, also was Moravian patriot.
March 8, 1978 – Nick Zano, American actor.
March 9, 1814 – Taras Hryhorovych Shevchenko was a Ukrainian poet, artist and humanist.
March 10, 1957 – Osama bin Laden, Saudi Islamist and leader of al-Qaeda (d. 2011)
March 11, 1903 – Lawrence Welk was an American musician, accordionist, bandleader, and television impresario, hosting The Lawrence Welk Show from 1955 to 1982.