Famous Deaths on 24th March

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809 - Harun al-Rashid, caliph of the Abbasid empire (786-809), dies at 44
1284 - King Hugh III of Cyprus
1381 - Saint Catharine of Sweden, Swedish saint
1396 - Walter Hilton, English mystic
1400 - Florens Radewijns, Dutch priest/leader Modern Devotion, dies
1455 - Nicholas V, [Tommaso Parentucelli], Italian Pope (1447-55), dies at 57
1455 - Rudolf van Diepholt, bishop/cardinal of Utrecht (1448-55), dies
1471 - Thomas Malory, author (Le Morte d'Arthur), dies at 55
1558 - Anna van Buren, countess of Egmond/Buren/Lingen, dies
1563 - Hosokawa Harumoto, Japanese military leader (b. 1514)
1575 - Yosef Karo, Spanish-born rabbi (b. 1488)
1603 - Elizabeth I Tudor, [Virgin Queen], of England and Ireland (1558-1603), dies at 69
English Monarch Queen Elizabeth IEnglish Monarch Queen Elizabeth I (1603) 1631 - Philipp Dulichius, composer, dies at 68
1635 - Jacques Callot, French cartoonist/engraver, dies at about 42
1644 - Cecilia Renata, arch duchess of Austria, dies
1654 - Samuel Scheidt, German composer (Concertus sacri), dies at 66
1661 - William Leddra, last Quaker, hanged in Boston
1755 - Theodor Christleib Reinhold, composer, dies at 72
1773 - Philip Dormer Stanhope, English statesman (b. 1694)
1776 - John Harrison, English clockmaker (b. 1693)
1823 - Cornelis van Foreest, Dutch mayor (Alkmaar), dies at 66
1825 - Giovanni Domenico Perotti, composer, dies at 64
1838 - Thomas Attwood, composer, dies at 72
1866 - Maria Amalia, of Bourbon-Sicily, wife of Louis Filips of Austria, dies
1869 - Antoine-Henri Jomini, French general (b. 1779)
1877 - Walter Bagehot, English economist/critic/banker, dies at 51
1878 - Albin Masek, composer, dies at 73
1881 - Friedrich Hecker, German revolutionary republic politician, dies at 69
1881 - Joseph Delesse, French geologist (b. 1817)
1882 - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, US poet (Song of Hiawatha), dies at 75
1887 - Ivan Kramskoi, Russian painter and art critic (b. 1837)
1888 - Vsevolod Garshin, Russian author (b. 1855)
1894 - Robert Prescott Stewart, composer, dies at 68
1899 - Billy Barnes, cricketer (725 runs in 21 Tests for England), dies
1905 - Jules Verne, sci-fi author (Around the World in 80 Days), dies at 77
1909 - John Millington Synge, Irish dramatist/playwright/poet, dies at 37
1911 - Matthew Stanley Robison, president (Cardinals), dies
1915 - Karol Olszewski, Polish scientist (b. 1846)
1916 - Enrique y Campina Granados, Sp opera composer (Goyescas), drowns at 48
1918 - Theophile Ysaye, composer, dies at 53
1921 - Deodat de Severac, composer, dies at 48
1921 - Larry McLean, Canadian baseball player (b. 1881)
1932 - George Robert Canning, cricketer (the 4th Lord Harris), dies
1945 - J S Nicklin, Lt-Col/Canada's 1st parachutist, dies
1945 - Thomas Rennie, Gen-Maj (Dutch command 51st Highland Division), dies
1946 - Alexander A Alekhine, world chess champ (1927-35, 37-46), dies at 53
1946 - Gustaf Heintze, composer, dies at 66
1948 - Sigrid Hjertén, Swedish modernist painter (b. 1885)
1950 - James Rudolph Garfield, American politician (b. 1865)
1953 - Mary, [Victoria Mary] of Teck, Queen of Great Britain and consort of George V, dies at 85
1953 - Felix M Abel, French dominican/biblical scholar, dies at 74
1953 - Mary, queen of Great-Britain/North-Ireland, dies at 85
1956 - Edmund Taylor Whittaker, British mathematician (applied mathematics and the theory of special functions), dies at 82
1960 - Paul Joostens, Flemish painter, dies at 70
1962 - Jean Goldkette, Greek-born musician (b. 1899)
1964 - Peter Lorre, Hungarian/US actor (Maltese Falcon, Raven), dies at 59
1967 - Marc Lavry, composer, dies at 63
1968 - Howard Petrie, actor (Border River, Bounty Hunter), dies at 61
1968 - Lauwrens Voorthuyzen, Dutch sect leader, dies at 70
1968 - Alice Guy-Blaché, American film director (b. 1873)
1969 - Joseph Kasavubu, president Congo (1960-65), dies at about 55
1974 - Doris Deane, dies at 74
1974 - Yoshida Isoya, Japanese architect (modern sukiya style), dies at 79
1975 - Muriel Hutchinson, actor (Another Thin Man), dies at 60
1975 - Oscar Rasbach, composer, dies at 86
1976 - Bernard L Montgomery, British General, defeated Rommel, dies at 88
1976 - Nelson Case, TV host (Trash or Treasure), dies at 66
Soldier, British Field Marshal Bernard Law MontgomerySoldier, British Field Marshal Bernard Law Montgomery (1976) 1976 - Bernard Law Montgomery, 1st Viscount Alamein, British Field Marshal, Alton, Hampshire
1977 - Saburo Moroi, composer, dies at 73
1978 - Brackett Hamilton Leigh, [Douglass], author (Ginger Star), dies at 62
1979 - Yvonne Mitchell, writer, dies at 53
1980 - Oscar Romero, archbishop of San Salvador, murdered during mass
1982 - Ace Goodman, KC Mo, comedian (Easy Aces), dies at 83
1984 - Sam Jaffe, actor (Dr Zorba-Ben Casey), dies of cancer at 93
1986 - Sarah Cunningham, actress (Nurse Andrews-Trapper John MD), dies at 67
1990 - Alice Sapritch, actress (European Vacation), dies
1990 - An Wang, computer manufacturer (Wang), dies at 70 of cancer
1990 - Ray Goulding, comedian (Bob & Ray), dies of kidney failure at 68
1990 - Rene Enriquez, actor (Hill St Blues), dies of pancreatic cancer at 56
1991 - Sir John Kerr, Australian politician (b. 1914)
1993 - Erik Andriesse, Dutch painter (skulls, skeletons), dies at 35
1993 - John Hersey, Pulitzer prize author (Hiroshima), dies at 78
1993 - Peter Roovers, Dutch sculptor/teacher (war monuments), dies at 90
1993 - Taylor Reed, actor (Easy Money), dies of heart attack at 60
1994 - Edith Porada, art historian/archaeologist, dies at 81
1994 - Luis Donaldo Colosio, Mexican politician, assassinated
1994 - Tommy Benford, jazz drummer, dies at 88
1995 - Anthony Standerwick Heal, businessman, dies at 88
1995 - Joey Long, blues/cajun guitarist, dies at 62
1995 - Trevor Oswald Ling, religious Studies Professor, dies at 75
1996 - Maria Lucia Beltran Alcayaga, singer, dies at 66
1997 - Martin Caidin, American aviation writer (b. 1927)
1999 - Gertrud Scholtz-Klink, German women's activist (b. 1902)
1999 - Birdie Tebbetts, American baseball player and manager (b. 1912)
2001 - Muriel Young, English TV entertainer (b. 1928)
2002 - César Milstein, Argentine scientist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (b. 1927)
2003 - Hans Hermann Groër, Austrian Catholic archbishop (b. 1919)
2006 - Lynne Perrie, English actress (b. 1931)
2008 - Chalmers "Spanky" Alford‎, American guitarist (b. 1955)
2008 - Neil Aspinall, British record producer (b. 1941)
2008 - Richard Widmark, American actor (b. 1914)
2008 - Hal Riney, American advertising executive (b. 1932)
2009 - George Kell, American baseball player (b. 1922)
2010 - Jim Marshall, American photographer (b. 1936)
2010 - Robert Culp, American actor (b. 1930)
2010 - Johnny Maestro, American singer (b. 1939)
2012 - Jocky Wilson, Scottish world champion darts player, dies at 62

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