Famous Deaths on 3rd March

Deaths 1 - 111 of 111

561 - Pelagius I, Italian Pope (547-51, 556-61), dies
1239 - Vladimir III Rurikovich, Grand Prince of Kiev (b. 1187)
1459 - Ausias March, Catalan poet, dies
1554 - Johann Friedrich, the Generous, Elector of Saxony (1532-47) and Head of the Protestant Confederation of Germany (the Schmalkaldic League), dies at 50
1580 - Jacob Hillebrand, Dutch mayor of Groningen, dies
1635 - Philips de l'Espinoy, historian/mayor of Ghent, dies
1703 - Robert Hooke, scientific genius, dies in London aged 67
1707 - Aurangzeb, Emperor of India (1658-1707), dies at 88
1717 - Pierre Allix, French/British theologist/vicar, dies at about 75
1744 - Jean Barbeyrac, French jurist
1765 - William Stukeley, English archaeologist (b. 1687)
1766 - Gregor Joseph Werner, composer, dies at 73
Scientist Robert HookeScientist Robert Hooke (1703) 1768 - Nicola Antonio Porpora, composer, dies at 81
1792 - Robert Adam, Scottish architect (Syon House, Middlesex), dies at 63
1800 - Johann Baptist Christoph Toeschi, composer, dies at 64
1822 - Franz Adam Veichtner, composer, dies at 81
1824 - Giovanni Battista Viotti, Italian violist/composer, dies at 70
1848 - Heinrich Olivier, German painter, dies
1850 - Oliver Cowdery, American religious leader (b. 1806)
1858 - Jozsef Bajza, Hungarian author/poet/critic, dies at 54
1864 - Ulric Dahlgren, Union colonel, dies in battle at 21
1889 - Edward Sydney Smith, composer, dies at 49
1894 - Ned Williamson, American baseball player (b. 1857)
1899 - William P. Sprague, American politician from Ohio (b. 1827)
1902 - Isaac D France van de Putte, Dutch premier (1866), dies at 79
1920 - Theodor Philipsen, Danish painter (b. 1840)
1921 - Petrus Cuypers, architect (Amsterdam museum), dies at 93
1926 - Cyril Metodej Hrazdira, composer, dies at 58
1927 - Mikhail Artsybashev, Russian writer (b. 1878)
1927 - J.G. Parry-Thomas, Welsh motor-racing driver (b. 1884)
1928 - Jan [Jean] T Toorop, Dutch graphic artist (3 Brides), dies at 69
1932 - Eugene Francis Charles D'albert, composer, dies at 67
1934 - Norman Houstoun O'Neill, composer, dies at 58
1935 - Neville Knox, cricketer (bowled in 2 Tests for England 1907), dies
1941 - Constant W L Scheurleer, archaeologist/banker/art expert, dies at 59
1941 - Ernst Cahn, owner of Amsterdam Koco ice cream parlor, executed
1942 - Amedeo, Duke of Aosta, viceroy (Ethiopia), dies at 43
1943 - George Thomson, cricketer (all-rounder-6 Tests for Eng 1909-10), dies
1945 - Arthur Vanderpoorten, Flemish Internal minister (1940), dies at 61
1945 - Koos Speenhoff, Dutch singer, killed in bombing raid at 75
1948 - Antonin Artaud, writer, dies at 51
1953 - James J. Jeffries, American heavyweight boxer, dies at 77
1956 - Willem H Keesom, Dutch physicist (Helium I/II), dies at 79
Comedian and Actor Lou CostelloComedian and Actor Lou Costello (1959) 1959 - Lou Costello, comedian/actor (Abbott & Costello), dies at 52
1960 - Sammy White, actor (711 Ocean Drive, Sound Off), dies at 65
1961 - Paul Wittgenstein, Austrian-born pianist (b. 1887)
1965 - Carlo Gatti, composer, dies at 88
1966 - Alice Pearce, comedienne (Gladys Kravitz-Bewitched), dies at 52
1966 - William Frawley, American actor (Fred Mertz-I Love Lucy), dies of a heart attack at 89
1967 - Georges Lonque, composer, dies at 66
1974 - Barbara Ruick, actress (Carousel, Fearless Fagan), dies at 43
1974 - Frank Wilcox, actor (John-Beverly Hillbillies), dies at 66
1976 - Alfred Sendrey, composer, dies at 92
1977 - Percy Marmont, actor (Secret Agent, Lisbon), dies at 93
1982 - Georges Perec, French writer, dies at 45
1983 - Hergé, Belgian comics creator (b. 1907)
1985 - Sarah Blanding, 1st US fem college head (Vassar 1946-64), dies at 86
1987 - Danny Kaye, comedian (Danny Kaye Show), dies at 74
1988 - Lois Wilson, actress (Crash, Deluge, Bright Eyes), dies
1988 - Sewall Wright, US geneticist (evolution model), dies at 98
1990 - Frans Goedhart, Dutch journalist/founder (Parool), dies at 86
1990 - Gérard Blitz, Belgian waterpoloist and entrepreneur (b. 1912)
1991 - Arthur Murray, dance instructor, dies at 95 of pneumonia
1991 - Clara Eggink, [Ebbele], Dutch poet (Life with J C Bloem), dies at 84
1992 - Robert Beatty, actor (Odd Man Out), dies at 82
1992 - Sandy Dennis, actress (Up the Down Staircase), dies of cancer at 54
1992 - Ted Liss, actor (Child's Play), dies of heart attack at 72
1993 - Albert Sabin, physician (oral polio vaccine), dies at 86
1993 - Carlos Montoya, flamenco guitarist, dies at 89
1993 - Cyril Collard, French composer/dir/actor (A Nos Amours), dies at 35
1993 - Carlos Marcello, Tunisian-born gangster (b. 1910)
1994 - Anita Morris, actress (Nine), dies of cancer at 50
1994 - Bob Crisp, cricketer (9 Tests for South Africa, 20 wickets at 37 35), dies
1994 - Karel Kryl, folk singer, dies at 49
1995 - Gilbert Gadoffre, French scholar, dies at 84
1995 - Howard Hunter, US leader of Mormon Church (1994-95), dies at 87
1995 - Howard Yanks, founder of the Philadelphia folk festival, dies at 65
1995 - Pierre Tisseyre, publisher (Circle du livre de France), dies at 85
1995 - Shiv Verma, soldier, dies at 85
1996 - David Bowman, trade unionist, dies at 82
1996 - John Joseph Krol, cardinal, dies at 95
1996 - Leo Malet, French crime novelist, dies at 86
1996 - Ludwig Freiherr von Hammerstein-Equord, journalist, dies at 76
1996 - Lyle Talbot, [Henderson], actor (Plan 9 From Outer Space), dies at 76
1996 - Marguerite Duras, writer, dies at 81
1996 - Meyer Schapiro, art historian, dies at 91
1997 - Stanislav Shatalin, Russian economist (500 Days), dies
1998 - Fred Friendly, American broadcast executive (b. 1915)
1999 - Gerhard Herzberg, German-born chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1904)
2000 - Toni Ortelli, Italian composer and alpinist (b. 1904)
2001 - Louis Edmonds, American actor (b. 1923)
2002 - Harlan Howard, American musician (b. 1927)
2003 - Horst Buchholz, German actor (b. 1933)
2003 - Luis Marden, American photojournalist (b. 1913)
2003 - Goffredo Petrassi, Italian composer (b. 1904)
2003 - Peter Smithson, English architect (b. 1923)
2004 - Cecily Adams, American actress and casting director (b. 1958)
2005 - Max M. Fisher, American philanthropist (b. 1928)
2006 - Ivor Cutler, Scottish poet (b. 1923)
2006 - William Herskovic, Holocaust hero and philanthropist (b. 1914)
2007 - Osvaldo Cavandoli, Italian catoonist, creater of La Linea.
2010 - Keith Alexander, British football manager (b. 1956)
2010 - Michael Foot, British politician (b. 1913)
2011 - May Cutler, Canadian politician and publisher (b. 1923)
2012 - Dave Charnley, British lightweight boxer, dies at 72
2012 - Ralph McQuarrie, American conceptual designer, dies at 82
2012 - Ronnie Montrose, American guitarist, dies from prostate cancer at 64
2012 - Alex Webster, American football coach, dies at 80
2012 - Leonardo Cimino, American actor, dies from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at 94
2013 - Bobby Rogers, American vocalist, dies from complications from diabetes at 73
2014 - William R. Pogue, American astronaut, dies at 84

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