Alice Austen (1866, 17 March - 1952, 9 June) was born. American amateur photographer specialising in Staten Island and New York.
Elizabeth Alice Austen House, 2 Hyland Boulevard, Rosebank, Richmond, NY (U.S. National Register of Historic Places, U.S. National Historic Landmark, NYC More...
René Patrice Proudhon Dagron (1818, 17 March - 1900, 13 June) was born - France, Sarthe, Aillières-Beauvoir. French chemist, inventor of a plano-convex lens that would lead to the craze for a novelty optical toy, the Stanhope or Peep which he patented in 1860, and inventor of micropublishing. He was also the father of microfilming for spies and during More...
T.W. Kilmer (1872, 17 March - 1946, 31 July) was born - US, IL, Chicago.
Fritz Luckhardt (1843, 17 March - 1894, 29 November) was born - Germany, Kassel. Austrian photographer of German origin.
Hans Namuth (1915, 17 March - 1990, 13 October) was born - Germany, Essen. Photographs of the Spanish Civil War. A large body of portrait work of artists such as Jackson Pollock, Mark Rothko, Willem de Kooning.
Josef Sudek (1896, 17 March - 1976, 15 September) was born - Czechoslovakia, Kolin nad Labem. Czech photographer who took photographs during the First World War (1914-1918). His career after that produced a remarkable body of brooding black and white images that have a dark and almost spiritual side to them. He is widely referred to as the &More...
Hank Willis Thomas (1976, 17 March - ) was born - USA, New Jersey, Plainsfield. Photographer and artist examining the relationships between commercialism, representation and fine art.
Milan Jovanovic (1863 - 1944, 17 March) died - Belgrade. Serbian photographer based in Belgrade. From 1903 onwards he was court photographer to the King of Serbia and in 1906 he was awarded the same honour by Prince Nikola of Montenegro. His portraiture is particularly fine and his work with the National More...