Today in History for Year 2010
Events 1 - 45 of 45
Jan 1st - Suicide car bomb detonates at a volleyball tournament in Lakki Marwat, Pakistan, killing 105 and injuring 100
Jan 4th - The Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest building is officially opened.
Jan 4th - The Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention removed HIV infection from its list of communicable diseases of public health significance.
Jan 12th - Earthquake occurs in Haiti killing 230,000 and destroying the majority of the capital Port-au-Prince
Jan 17th - 2010 &ndash: 2010 Penang dragon boat accident occurs in Penang, Malaysia
Jan 22nd - Conan O'Brien's last Tonight Show episode after a big controversy over the Tonight Show timeslot.
Jan 25th - Ethiopian Airlines Flight 409 crashes into the Mediterranean Sea shortly after take-off from Beirut Rafic Hariri International Airport, killing all 90 people on-board.
Jan 28th - Five murderers of President Sheikh Mujibur Rahman of Bangladesh: Lieutenant Colonel Syed Faruq Rahman, Lieutenant Colonel Sultan Shahriar Rashid Khan, Major AKM Mohiuddin Ahmed, Major Bazlul Huda and Lieutenant Colonel Mohiuddin Ahmed were hanged.
Feb 7th - Super Bowl XLIV; New Orleans Saints defeated the Indianapolis Colts 31-17 to win their first super bowl.
Feb 13th - A bombing at the German Bakery in Pune, India, kills 10 and injures 60 more.
Feb 20th - In Madeira Island, Portugal, heavy rain causes floods and mudslides, leaving at least 32 deaths in the worst disaster on the history of the archipelago.
Feb 23rd - Unknown criminals pour more than 2.5 million liters of diesel oil and other hydrocarbons into the river Lambro, in Northern Italy, causing an environmental disaster.
Feb 24th - Sachin Tendulkar scored the the first double century in One Day International cricket.
Feb 27th - Central Chile is hit with an 8.8 magnitude earthquake.
Mar 11th - Sebastián Piñera become chilean president.
Mar 24th - Lee Kun-hee returns to Samsung Electronics chief executive officer (CEO) position after his resignation in April 21, 2008
Mar 29th - Two female suicide bombers hit the Moscow Metro system at the peak of the morning rush hour, killing 40.
Apr 10th - Polish Air Force Tu-154M crashes near Smolensk, Russia, killing all 96 people on board including President Lech Kaczyński.
Apr 12th - A train derailed near Merano, Italy, after running into a landslide, causing nine deaths and injuring 28 people.
Apr 14th - Icelandic Volcano Eyjafjallajökull begins erupting from the top crater in the centre of the glacier
Apr 15th - Volcanic ash from the eruption of Eyjafjallajökull in Iceland leads to the closure of airspace over most of Europe.
Apr 20th - Deepwater Horizon drilling rig explosion kills 11 and causes rig to sink, initiating a massive oil discharge in the Gulf of Mexico.
May 1st - Car bomb fails to go off in Times Square, New York City
May 6th - The second largest intraday point swing in Dow Jones Industrial Average history occurs.
May 8th - The last piece of Yankee Stadium falls in the Bronx, New York, marking the end of the two year demolition process.
May 8th - Barrow AFC won the English FA Trophy at Wembley, this makes them the only team in the world to win it at both the Old & New Wembley stadiums.
May 12th - An Afriqiyah Airways Flight crashes and kills everyone but one person on board.
May 15th - Jessica Watson becomes the youngest person to sail, non-stop and unassisted around the world solo.
May 31st - Shayetet 13 soldiers tried to stop the flotilla that wanted to break the blockade on Gaza Strip. During the boarding on the MV Mavi Marmara ship, a violent confrontation had started. It caused the death of 9 activists who were on board, and several more injured activists. Moreover, several israeli soldiers were injured.
Jun 24th - John Isner of the United States defeats Nicolas Mahut of France at Wimbledon, in the longest match in tennis history.
Jul 2nd - Oil tanker truck explosion in South Kivu, the Democratic Republic of the Congo kills at least 230 people
Aug 4th - California's Proposition 8, the ballot initiative prohibiting same-sex marriage passed by the state's voters in 2008, was overturned by Judge Vaughn Walker in the case Perry v. Schwarzenegger.
Aug 14th - 2010 Summer Youth Olympic Games, first ever Youth Olympics, officially starts in Singapore.
Aug 19th - Operation Iraqi Freedom ends, with the last of the United States brigade combat teams crossing the border to Kuwait.
Aug 23rd - Manila hostage crisis, which occurred at the Quirino Grandstand in Manila, where a dismissed police officer took hostage a tour bus full of Chinese nationals.
Sep 4th - Canterbury earthquake: a 7.1 magnitude earthquake which struck the South Island of New Zealand at 4:35 am causing widespread damage and several power outages.
Sep 17th - The 54 year run of the soap opera As the World Turns ends as its final episode is broadcast.
Oct 6th - Roy Halladay pitches the second no-hitter in MLB Postseason History during Game 1 of the NLDS versus the Cincinnati Reds
Oct 10th - The Netherlands Antilles are dissolved.
Oct 13th - The 2010 Copiapó mining accident in Copiapó, Chile comes to an end as all 33 miners arrive at the surface after surviving a record 69 days underground awaiting rescue.
Nov 13th - Australian rock band Powderfinger, perform their last concert at the Brisbane River Stage
Nov 23rd - The Bombardment of Yeonpyeong occurs on Yeonpyeong Island, South Korea. The North Korean artillery attack kills 2 civilians and 2 South Korean marines.
Dec 8th - With the second launch of the SpaceX Dragon, SpaceX becomes the first privately held company to successfully launch, orbit and recover a spacecraft.
Dec 11th - Two explosions occur in a busy shopping district of Stockholm, Sweden, killing one and injuring two others. Officials say the incident is being treated as a terrorist attack.
44th US President Barack Obama Dec 22nd - The repeal of the Don't Ask Don't Tell policy, the 17-year-old policy banning on homosexuals serving openly in the United States military, was signed into law by President Barack Obama.
Birthdays 1 - 2 of 2
Weddings 1 - 65 of 63
Jan 2nd - "American Idol" singer Jason Castro (22) weds Mandy Mayhall near Dallas, Texas
Jan 9th - Food writer and former fashion model Sophie Dahl (32) weds British jazz singer Jamie Cullum (30) in Hampshire, England
Feb 2nd - Former glamour model Katie Price (32) weds MMA fighter and former "Hollyoaks" actor Alex Reid (34) at the chapel in the Wynn Hotel in Las Vegas
Feb 27th - "Supernatural" actress Genevieve Cortese (29) weds co-star actor Jared Padaelcki (27) in Sun Valley, Idaho
Mar 15th - Stand-up comedian and writer Sacha Baron Cohen (40) weds actress Isla Fisher (36) in Paris, France
Mar 15th - Stand-up comedian and writer Sacha Baron Cohen (40) weds actress Isla Fisher (36) in Paris, France
Mar 28th - "The Real Housewives of New York City" TV Personality Bethenny Frankel (39) weds Jason Hoppy at the Four Seasons Restaurant in New York City
Apr 3rd - "Love and Theft" country trio Eric Gunderson weds Emily Hagar (24) at sunset on the front porch of the historic Hazel Path mansion in Hendersonville, Tennessee
Apr 9th - Philadelphia Eagles long snapper Jon Dorenbos (30) weds Julie Lesicki at St. Augstine Catholic Church in Philadelphia
May 1st - Actor-producer Seth Green (36) weds actress Clare Grant (30) at George Lucas's Skywalker Ranch in Nacasio, California
May 15th - Actress and model Danneel Harris (33) weds actor Jensen Ackles (34) at the Rosewood Crescent Court Hotel in Dallas, Texas
May 16th - British comedian David Walliams (38) weds supermodel Lara Stone (26) at Claridge's Hotel in London
May 22nd - Singer-songwriter and guitarist Alanis Morissette (38) weds rapper Mario Treadway (32) in Los Angeles
May 22nd - "Numb3rs" star David Krumholtz (32) weds actress Vanessa Britting (29) at The Plaza Hotel in New York City
May 28th - "Beverly Hills 90210" actor Ian Ziering (46) weds Erin Kristine Ludwig at the Resort at Pelican Hill in Newport Coast, California
May 29th - "Survivor: Fiji" winner Earl Cole (39) weds pharmacist Shelley Lee at the St. Regis Princeville Resort on Kauai
Jun 4th - "Friends" star David Schwimmer (43) weds Zoe Buckman (25) in a small private ceremony
Jun 5th - "Bond girl" actress Gemma Arterton (24) weds Stefano Catelli (37) at a secret ceremony at the hilltop village of Zuheros in Andalucia, Spain
Jun 15th - Film actor and producer Harrison Ford (67) weds actress and Golden Globe Award winner Calista Flockhart (45) in Santa Fe, New Mexico
Actor Harrison Ford (Jun 15th) Jun 19th - Crown Princess Victoria heir apparent of HM Carl XVI Gustaf, King of Sweden, weds Daniel Westling at Stockholm Cathedral
Jun 24th - Actress and model Megan Fox (24) weds Beverly Hills 90210 actor Brian Austin Green (36) at the Four Seasons Hualalai near Kona, Hawaii
Jun 26th - Former WWE Diva Michelle McCool (30) weds fellow wrestler "The Undertaker" Mark Calaway (45) in Houston, Texas
Jun 26th - "American Beauty" actress Mena Suvari (31) weds concert producer Simone Sestito (25) at Santo Stefano degli Abissini in Vatican City, Italy
Jun 26th - "Shear Genius" TV personality finalist Janine Jarman (29) weds sales executive Matthew Wolcott (33) in Hollywood
Jul 2nd - Miss California USA 2009 Carrie Prejean (23) weds Oakland Raiders quarterback Kyle Boller (29) in San Diego
Jul 3rd - "The Office" actress Jenna Fischer (36) weds screenwriter Lee Kirk (38) in Malibu
Jul 4th - "Survivor: Thailand" star Tanya Vance weds Joseph Luczaj in Maui, Hawaii
Jul 10th - Actress and fourth season American Idol winner Carrie Underwood (29) weds Nashville Predators ice hockey player Mike Fisher (32) at Ritz Carlton Lodge in Greensboro, Georgia
Jul 10th - Actress Emily Blunt (29) weds actor John Krasinski (32) at the luxurious Villa D'este hotel in Como, Italy
Jul 10th - NBA star Carmelo Anthony (25) weds actress Lala Vasquez (30) at Cipriani 42nd St. in New York City
Jul 10th - "Big Momma's House" actor Martin Lawrence (45) weds longtime girlfriend Shamicka Gibbs (35) on an intimate wedding in Beverly Hills
Jul 11th - Former "Las Vegas" actress Vanessa Marcil (42) weds "CSI: NY" actor Corey Feldman (39) in New York City
Jul 16th - Def Leppard lead guitarist Phil Collen (52) weds costume designer Helen L. Simmons (42) at Ritz-Carlton Palm Beach Resort in Florida
Jul 17th - Actress Khadijah Haqq (29) weds New Orleans Saints defensive end Bobby McCray (29) at Vibiana in downtown Los Angeles
Comedian Martin Lawrence (Jul 10th) Jul 17th - Boston Celtics star player Paul Pierce (32) weds interior-designer Julie Landrum (27) at Pelican Hill Resort in Newport Coast, California
Jul 21st - Victoria's Secret model Miranda Kerr (27) weds British actor Orlando Bloom (33) in a secret ceremony
Jul 24th - "The Real Housewives of Atlanta" actress and a well-known model Cynthia Bailey weds entrepreneur Peter Thomas at Fernback Museum of Natural History in Atlanta
Jul 31st - R&B singer-songwriter Alicia Keys (31) weds Grammy Award winning rapper Swizz Beatz (33) at a private home on the French island of Corsica
Jul 31st - Daughter of former US President Bill Clinton Chelsea Clinton (30) weds investment banker Marc Mezvinsky (32) at Astor Courts in Rhinebeck, New York
Aug 1st - "Dawson's Creek" actor James Van Der Beek (33) weds business consultant Kimberly Brook at the Kabbalah Center in Tel Aviv, Israel
Aug 7th - British pop star Robbie Williams (36) weds actress Ayda Field (31) in an intimate ceremony at Beverly Hills mansion
Aug 7th - "Dancing in the Dark" host Rossi Morreale (33) weds one half of identical twin country duo "Kate and Kacey" Kacey Coppola at the Grande Antigua Resort and Spa in Antigua
Aug 14th - Actress and singer Hilary Duff (24) weds retired Canadian professional ice hockey centre Mike Comrie (31) at La Quinta Estate in Montecito, California
Aug 21st - Actor and director Stephen Moyer (41) weds actress Anna Paquin (28) at a private estate in Malibu
Aug 23rd - Spanish singer Julio Iglesias (66) weds Dutch model Miranda Rijnsburger (44) at Virgen del Carmen Church in Marbella, Spain
Aug 28th - "Pretty Little Liars" actor Chad Lowe (42) weds film producer Kim Painter at Terranea Resort in Los Angeles
Sep 18th - Pearl Jam singer Eddie Vedder (45) weds model Jill McCormick (32) in Hawaii
Sep 25th - Actress Emily Deschanel (33) weds writer-actor David Hornsby (34) in the Pacific Palisades area of Los Angeles
Sep 25th - PayPal founder Elon Musk (39) weds actress Talulah Riley (24) at Dornoch Cathedral in Scotland
Singer Hilary Duff (Aug 14th) Sep 25th - Charlie Sheen's daughter Cassandra Estevez (25) weds Casey Huffman (27) in Santa Barbara, California
Oct 10th - Actress and singer Alexa Vega (22) weds film producer Sean Covel (34) at the historical Homestake Opera House in South Dakota
Oct 10th - Actor Dave Annable (31) weds actress Odette Yustman (25) at Twin Peaks Ranch in Ojai, California
Oct 10th - American Idol Season 9 runner-up Crystal Bowersox (25) weds musician Brian Walker at the Uncommon Ground Cafe in Chicago
Oct 10th - "Blossom" actress Jenna von Oy (33) weds Dell computer data consultant Brad Bratcher (39) in Newtown, Connecticut
Oct 23rd - Singer-songwriter Katy Perry (25) weds actor-comedian Russell Brand (35) at luxury resort Aman-i-Khas in Northern India
Oct 23rd - Singer-songwriter Katy Perry (25) weds actor-comedian Russell Brand (35) at luxury resort Aman-i-Khas in Northern India
Nov 6th - "Girls Gone Wild" creator Joe Francis (37) weds CBS News Entertainment Reporter Christina McLarty on a civil wedding in Mexico
Nov 6th - Professional golfer Greg Norman (51) weds Australian interior decorator Kirsten Kutner (41) on Necker Island in the British Virgin Islands
Nov 7th - Supermodel and who's also the face of L'Oreal Paris Doutzen Kroes (25) weds DJ Sunnery James in Amsterdam, Netherlands
Nov 13th - Major League Baseball pitcher Kyle Kendrick (26) married three-time "Survivor" contestant Stephanie LaGrossa (30) at Silverado Resort and Spa in Napa, California
Nov 22nd - Radio and TV personality Danny Bonaduce (51) weds his manager Amy Railsback (28) at the Four Seasons on Maui, Hawaii
Dec 11th - "Good Charlotte" lead vocalist Joel Madden (31) weds fashion designer and actress Nicole Richie (30) at Beverly Hills, California
Dec 11th - Actress Joanna Garcia (32) weds New York Yankees` Nick Swisher (31) at Breakers Hotel & Resort in Palm Beach, Florida
Dec 28th - "Thor" actor Chris Hemsworth (27) weds spanish actress Elsa Pataky (34) in Indonesia
Golfer Greg Norman (Nov 6th) Dec 31st - NASCAR driver and team owner Kyle Busch (25) weds model Samantha Sarcinella at Holy Name Cathedral in Chicago
Divorces 1 - 23 of 23
Jan 14th - "Easy Rider" director and actor Dennis Hopper (73) divorces his fifth wife Victoria Duffy due to irreconcilable differences and out-of-control spending
Mar 31st - "Dawson's Creek" actor James Van Der Beek (32) divorces actress Heather Ann McComb (33) after almost 7 years of marriage
Apr 2nd - "Wayne's World" actress Tia Carrere (43) divorces British photojournalist Simon Wakelin due to irreconcilable differences after 7 years of marriage
May 29th - Five-time Grammy Award singer Shania Twain (42) divorces music producer Robert John Lange (59) after 14 years of marriage
Jun 6th - Gossip Girl star Kelly Rutherford (40) divorces German entrepreneur Daniel Giersch (34) due to irreconcilable differences after 2 years of marriage
Jun 18th - Former Saved by the Bell actor Mark-Paul Gosselaar (36) divorces former model Lisa Ann Russell (39) due to irreconcilable differences after 14 years of marriage
Jun 19th - Backup dancer Dean Sheremet (29) divorces Grammy Award-winning singer LeAnn Rimes (27) after nearly eight years of marriage
Jun 28th - Academy award winning actress Sandra Bullock (45) divorces "Monster Garage" host Jesse James (40) due to conflict of personalities after nearly 5 years of marriage
Jun 30th - "Scream 4" actress Neve Campbell (37) divorces actor John Light (36) due to irreconcilable differences after 3 years of marriage
Jul 22nd - "The Princess Bride" actress Robin Wright (44) divorces actor-director Sean Penn (49) due to irreconcilable differences after 14 years of marriage
Aug 23rd - Former Swedish model Elin Nordegren (30) divorces professional golfer Tiger Woods (34) after 6 years of marriage
Sep 3rd - Pop singer Cheryl Cole (27) divorces England soccer player Ashley Cole (29) due to unreasonable behavior after 3 and a half years of marriage
Sep 30th - "CSI: Miami" actor Eddie Cibrian (36) divorces actress Brandi Glanville (37) due to irreconcilable differences after eight years of marriage
Oct 8th - Musician Ben Harper (40) divorces actress Laura Dern (43) due to irreconcilable differences after 5 years of marriage
Oct 29th - Country singer Randy Travis (51) divorces manager Lib Hatcher due to state of incompatibility exists between the two parties after 19 long years of marriage. One of country music's longest-lasting couples
Nov 1st - Film actor Charlie Sheen (45) divorces socialite Brooke Mueller (33) due to irreconcilable differences after two-and-a-half years of marriage
Nov 15th - "Single White Female" actress Jennifer Jason Leigh (48) divorces writer Noah Baumbach (41) due to irreconcilable differences after 5 years of marriage
Nov 16th - Singer-songwriter Avril Lavigne (24) divorces "Sum 41" lead singer and guitarist Deryck Whibley (29) due to irreconcilable differences after 3 years of marriage
Dec 8th - "Heart" rock singer Nancy Wilson (56) divorces "Almost Famous" and "Elizabethtown" director Cameron Crowe (53) due to irreconcilable differences after 24 years of marriage
Actor Charlie Sheen (Nov 1st) Dec 13th - "Dexter" actress Jennifer Carpenter (31) divorces actor Michael C. Hall (40) due to irreconcilable differences after 2 years of marriage
Dec 15th - Nip/Tuck actor Dylan Walsh (47) divorces actress Joana Going (47) due to irreconcilable differences after 6 years of marriage
Dec 21st - "The Lord of The Rings" actor Sean Bean (51) divorces actress Georgina Sutcliffe (32) due to irreconcilable differences after 2 years of marriage
Dec 28th - Film and record company executive Justin Siegel (23) divorces actress-singer Emmy Rossum due to irreconcilable differences after a year-and-a-half of marriage
Deaths 1 - 100 of 441
Jan 3rd - Professor Sir Ian Brownlie, International law specialist
Jan 3rd - Mary Daly, American theologian and feminist scholar (b. 1928)
Jan 4th - Johan Ferrier, Surinamian politician (b. 1910)
Jan 4th - Sandro, Argentine songwriter (b. 1945)
Jan 4th - Casey Johnson, American heiress and socialite (b. 1979)
Jan 4th - Rory Markas, American sportscaster (b. 1955)
Jan 4th - Tsutomu Yamaguchi, Japanese Businessman, and Survivor of Hiroshima and Nagasaki Atomic Bombings (b. 1916)
Jan 5th - Rory Markas, Angels baseball announcer (b.1955)
Jan 5th - Murray Saltzman, Reform Jewish rabbi and civil rights leader (b. 1929)
Jan 7th - Willie Mitchell, American soul singer (b. 1928)
Jan 8th - Monica Maughan, Australian actor (b. 1933)
Jan 8th - Tony Halme, Finnish boxer and politician (b. 1963)
Jan 9th - Vimcy, Sports writer (b. 1925)
Jan 11th - Miep Gies, Dutch Humanitarian, discoverer of Anne Frank's diary (b. 1909)
Jan 11th - Mick Green, British guitarist (b. 1944)
Jan 11th - Joe Rollino, American strongman, weightlifter, and boxer (b. 1905)
Jan 12th - Hasib Sabbagh, Palestinian businessman and philanthropist, co-founder of Consolidated Contractors Company (b. 1920)
Jan 12th - Daniel Bensaid, French philosopher (b. 1946)
Jan 13th - Teddy Pendergrass, American R&B singer (b. 1950)
Jan 13th - Jay Reatard, American garage punk musician (b. 1980)
Jan 13th - Kalifa Tillisi, Libyan writer and linguist
Jan 14th - Petra Schürmann, German model and TV announcer, Miss World 1956 (b. 1935)
Jan 17th - Jyoti Basu, Indian politician (b. 1914)
Jan 17th - Daisuke Gouri, Japanese seiyu (b. 1952)
Jan 17th - Gaines Adams, American football player (b. 1983)
Jan 19th - Bill McLaren Scottish rugby commentator (b. 1923)
Jan 19th - Jennifer Lyon American reality television personality (Survivor) (b. 1972)
Jan 21st - Paul Quarrington, Canadian novelist, playwright, screenwriter, filmmaker, musician and educator (b. 1953)
Jan 22nd - Jean Simmons, English-American actress (b. 1929)
Jan 24th - Pernell Roberts, American actor & singer, last surviving star of Bonanza (b. 1928)
Jan 25th - Ali Hasan al-Majid aka Chemical Ali, Iraqi defense minister and military commander (b. 1941)
Novelist J. D. Salinger (Jan 27th) Jan 27th - J. D. Salinger, American novelist (b. 1919)
Jan 27th - Howard Zinn, American historian (b. 1922)
Jan 27th - Zelda Rubinstein, American actress (b. 1933)
Feb 3rd - Regina, Crown Princess of Austria (b. 1925)
Feb 5th - Harry Schwarz, South African lawyer, politician and diplomat, leader of the anti-apartheid movement (b. 1924).
Feb 8th - John Murtha, American politician (b. 1932)
Feb 9th - Phil Harris, American fisherman from Discovery Channel's Deadliest Catch (b. 1956)
Feb 9th - Walter Frederick Morrison, American inventor (b. 1920)
Feb 10th - Charles Wilson, American politician (b. 1933)
Feb 10th - Fred Schaus, American basketball coach and executive (b. 1925)
Feb 11th - Alexander McQueen, English fashion designer (b. 1969)
Feb 12th - Nodar Kumaritashvili, Georgian luger (b. 1988)
Feb 13th - John Reed, British singer of Gilbert & Sullivan (b. 1916)
Feb 14th - Doug Fieger, American musician The Knack (b. 1952)
Feb 14th - Dick Francis, British jockey-turned-novelist (b. 1920)
Feb 16th - Wan Chi Keung, Hong Kong soccer player and actor. (b. 1956)
Feb 18th - John Babcock, Last known Canadian veteran of World War I (b. 1900)
Feb 19th - Laura Spurr, Tribal Chairperson, Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi (b. 1945)
Feb 20th - Alexander Haig, American soldier and politician (b. 1924)
Feb 25th - İhsan Doğramacı, Turkish academic and the founder of YÖK (d. 1915)
Feb 26th - Nujabes, Japanese Hip Hop producer and inspiration to many around the world.
Mar 1st - Kristian Digby, British television presenter and director (b. 1977)
Mar 2nd - Winston Spencer-Churchill, British politician (b. 1940)
Mar 3rd - Keith Alexander, British football manager (b. 1956)
Mar 3rd - Michael Foot, British politician (b. 1913)
Mar 4th - Raimund Abraham, Austrian architect (b. 1933)
Mar 4th - Johnny Alf, Brazilian singer and composer (b. 1929)
Mar 4th - Vladislav Ardzinba, Abkhazian politician (b. 1945)
Mar 4th - Etta Cameron, Danish singer and actor (b. 1939)
Mar 4th - Samuel J. Eldersveld, U.S. academic, political scientist, and Democratic politician (b. 1917)
Mar 4th - Joaquim Fiúza, Portuguese sailor (b. 1908)
Mar 4th - Tetsuo Kondo, Japanese politician (b. 1929)
Mar 4th - Hilario Chávez Joya, Mexican Roman Catholic prelate (b. 1928)
Mar 4th - Nan Martin, American actress (b. 1927)
Mar 4th - Roger Newman, British-born American actor and television writer (b. 1940)
Mar 4th - Angelo Poffo, American professional wrestler (b. 1925)
Mar 4th - Tony Richards, British footballer (b. 1934)
Mar 4th - Joanne Simpson, American meteorologist (b. 1923)
Mar 4th - Lolly Vegas, American singer (b. 1939)
Mar 4th - Fred Wedlock, British folk musician (b. 1942)
Mar 6th - Mark Linkous, member of Sparklehorse (b. 1962)
Mar 6th - Endurance Idahor, Nigerian footballer (b. 1984)
Mar 7th - Mary Josephine Ray, Canadian supercentenarian (b. 1895)
Mar 9th - Doris Haddock, American political activist (b. 1910)
Mar 10th - Corey Haim, Canadian actor (b. 1971)
Mar 11th - Hans van Mierlo, Dutch politician, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Deputy Prime Minister (b. 1931)
Mar 11th - Leena Peltonen-Palotie, Finnish human geneticist (b. 1952)
Mar 11th - Merlin Olsen, American football player / Actor (b. 1940)
Mar 12th - Miguel Delibes, Spanish novelist (b. 1920)
Mar 13th - He Pingping, the world's shortest man who was able to walk. (b. 1988)
Mar 14th - Peter Graves [Aurness], American actor (b. 1926)
Mar 17th - Alex Chilton, American musician (b. 1950)
Mar 17th - Charlie Gillett, British musicologist and radio presenter (b. 1942)
Mar 18th - Fess Parker, American actor (b. 1924)
Mar 20th - Liz Carpenter, American feminist writer (b. 1920)
Mar 20th - Stewart Udall, American politician, environmentalist (b. 1920)
Mar 20th - Girija Prasad Koirala, Nepalese politician (b. 1925)
Mar 21st - Wolfgang Wagner, German opera director (b. 1919)
Mar 22nd - James W. Black, Scottish Nobel Prize-winning doctor and medical research scientist (b. 1924)
Mar 24th - Jim Marshall, American photographer (b. 1936)
Mar 24th - Robert Culp, American actor (b. 1930)
Mar 24th - Johnny Maestro, American singer (b. 1939)
Mar 25th - Pål Bang-Hansen, Norwegian film critic and television personality (b. 1937)
Mar 27th - Vasily Smyslov, Russian grandmaster (b. 1921)
Mar 28th - June Havoc, American actress (b. 1913)
Mar 30th - Jaime Escalante, Bolivian-born American high school teacher at Garfield High School (b. 1930)
Mar 30th - Martin Sandberger, German military officer (b. 1911)
Mar 31st - Shirley Mills, American actress (b. 1926)
Apr 1st - John Forsythe, American actor (b. 1918)