Famous Deaths on 6th March

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766 - Chrodegang, church reformer/bishop of Mainz, dies at about 50
1252 - Saint Rose of Viterbo, Italian saint (b. 1235)
1490 - Ivan the Young, Ruler of Tver (b. 1458)
1531 - Pedrarias Dávila, Spanish conquistador
1583 - Zacharias Ursinus, German theologist (Heidelberger), dies at 48
1615 - Pieter Both, Dutch admiral/1st gov-gen (East Indies, 1609-14), drowns
1616 - Francis Beaumont, Elizabethan playwright, dies (birth date unknown)
1627 - Krzysztof Zbaraski, Polish statesman (b. 1580)
1674 - Johann Paul Schor, German barok painter, dies at 58
1720 - Pieter van Flowers, Flemish painter, buried at 63
1753 - Gerhardus Havingha, composer, dies at 56
1754 - Henry Pelham, English politician (1745, 46-54), Gin Act, dies at about 57
1758 - Henry Vane, 1st Earl of Darlington, English politician (b. 1705)
1764 - Philip Yorke, 1st Earl of Hardwicke, Lord Chancellor of England (b. 1690)
1796 - Guillaume Thomas François Raynal, French writer (b. 1713)
Frontiersman/Soldier Davy CrockettFrontiersman/Soldier Davy Crockett (1836) 1836 - Davy Crockett, US pioneer (Alamo), killed in battle at 49
1836 - James Butler Bonham, American lawyer from South Carolina and soldier (b. 1807)
1836 - Jim Bowie, American pioneer and soldier (b. 1796)
1842 - Constanze Mozart, wife of W.A. Mozart (b. 1763)
1846 - Nikoli A Poveloi, Russian writer/publisher, dies at 49 [NS]
1851 - Alexander Aliabiev, composer, dies at 63
1854 - Caspar GC Reinwardt, German/Dutch biologist, dies at 80
1854 - Charles William Vane, 3rd Marquess of Londonderry, British soldier and politician (b. 1778)
1860 - Justus Johann Friedrich Dotzauer, German cellist and composer (b. 1783)
1866 - William Whewell, English scientist, philosopher, and historian of science (b. 1794)
1867 - Wiktor Kazynski, composer, dies at 54
1881 - Horatia Nelson, the illegitimate daughter of Emma Hamilton and Horatio Nelson (b. 1801)
Author Louisa May AlcottAuthor Louisa May Alcott (1888) 1888 - Louisa May Alcott, American author (Little Women), dies of a stroke at 55
1895 - Camilla Collett, Norwegian writer and feminist (b. 1813)
1899 - Victoria Kaiulani, Hawaiian princess (b. 1875)
1900 - Gottlieb Daimler, designed 1st motorcycle, dies at 65
1905 - John Henninger Reagan, American Confederate politician (b. 1818)
1917 - Jules HPFX Vandenpeereboom, premier of Belgium (1899), dies at 73
1924 - Meyer E van Beem, actor (Moittige Janus), dies at 85
1930 - William Milton, cricketer (S Afr Test capt in 3 Tests 1889-92), dies
1932 - John Philip Sousa, US composer (Stars & Stripes Forever), dies at 77
Composer John Philip SousaComposer John Philip Sousa (1932) 1933 - Anton J Cermak, US mayor of Chicago, murdered
1935 - Fridolf Rhudin Swedish actor and comedian (b. 1895)
1935 - Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr, American jurist, dies of pneumonia at 93
1936 - Josef Stransky, composer, dies at 63
1936 - Rubin Goldmark, composer, dies at 63
1937 - Frank Vosper, actor/writer (Jew Suss), dies at 37
1939 - [Carl L] Ferdinand von Lindemann, German mathematician, dies at 86
1941 - John Gutzon de la Mothe Borglum, sculptor (Mount Rushmore), dies at 73
1941 - Leen Schijvenschuurder, Dutch February strike leader, executed
1945 - Jan Thijssen, Dutch resistance fighter, executed at Savage Farm
Jurist Oliver Wendell Holmes JrJurist Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr (1935) 1945 - Rudolph Karel, composer, dies at 64
1947 - Ludwig Weber, composer, dies at 55
1948 - Ross Lockridge, Jr., American novelist (b. 1914)
1950 - Lew Lehr, comedian (Stop Me if I heard this One), dies at 54
1950 - Albert Lebrun, President of France (b. 1871)
1951 - Ivor Novello, actor/writer (Lodger, Phantom Fiend), dies at 58
1951 - Volodymyr Vynnychenko, Ukrainian politician and statesman (b. 1880)
1954 - Jan Kalf, Dutch literature/art historian, dies at 80
1954 - Louis Zimmermann, violinist, dies at 80
1959 - Fred Stone, actor (Hideaway, Westerner), dies at 85
1961 - George Formby, British singer/comedian, dies at 56
1961 - Kjeld Abell, Danish playwright/director of Tivoli, dies at 59
1962 - Rezso Kokai, composer, dies at 56
1963 - Kornelis ter Laan, 1st Dutch socialist mayor (Zaandam), dies at 91
1964 - King Paul I, of Greece (1947-64), dies at 62
1965 - Margaret Dumont [Daisy Baker], actress (Animal Crackers), dies at 75
1965 - Ruvim Pergament, composer, dies at 58
1966 - Richard Hageman, composer, dies at 83
1967 - Nelson Eddy, US baritone/actor (Phantom of the Opera), dies at 65
1967 - Oscar Shaw, actor (Rhythm on the River, Marianne), dies at 76
1967 - Zoltán Kodály, Hungarian composer (b. 1882)
1968 - Isa Krejci, composer, dies at 63
1968 - Joseph Martin Jr, Speaker of the House, dies at 83
1969 - Nadya Rusheva, Russian painter (b. 1952)
1970 - William Hopper, actor (Paul Drake-Perry Mason), dies at 55
1971 - Raymond Herreman, Flemish writer (Don't Forget to Live), dies at 74
1973 - Paul Klecki/Kletzki, Polish violinist/composer/conductor, dies at 72
1973 - Pearl S[ydenstricker] Buck, American author (Good Earth - Nobel Prize 1938), dies at 80
1973 - Vera Fjodorova Panova, Russian author (Sputniki), dies at 67
1976 - "Slapsie" Maxie Rosenbloom, leight heavy weight boxing champ (1930-34), dies at 71
1979 - Charles Wagenheim, actor (Halligan-Gunsmoke), dies at 83
1981 - George Geary, cricketer (14 Tests for England, 46 wickets), dies
1981 - Klaus Grabowski, child molester, shot by parent
1982 - Ayn Rand, Russian-born American author-philosopher (Atlas Shrugged), dies of heart failure at 77
1982 - Jan Lemaire, Dutch actor/writer (Beautiful Juultje), dies at 97
1983 - Thelma Pelish, actress (Pajama Game), dies at 55
1984 - Henry Wilcoxon, actor (Cleopatra, Dragnet, Jericho), dies at 78
1984 - Ian Cromb, cricketer (5 Tests for NZ, 123 runs, 8 wkts), dies
1984 - Martin Niemöller, German submarine capt/anti-nazi minister, dies at 92
1984 - Pierre Cochereau, composer, dies at 59
1985 - Eric Sloane, US artist, dies at 80
1986 - Adolph Caesar, actor (Club Paradise, Soldier's Story), dies
1986 - Georgia O'Keefe, US painter (Flowers), dies at 98
1986 - Georgia O'Keeffe, American artist (b. 1887)
1988 - Konstantin Iliev, composer, dies at 63
1989 - Harry Andrews, actor (Equus, Helen of Troy, Hill), dies at 77
1992 - Elvia Allman, actress (Night at Earl Carroll's), dies of pneumonia
1992 - Emmy Huf, Dutch cabaret performer/writer (I Want Warm Meat), dies
1992 - Maria Vieira da Silva, Portuguese painter (Mirror Palace), dies at 83
1993 - Cyril Collard, French director (Lesson nuits fauves), dies at 35
1993 - Douglas Marland, soap writer (As the World Turns), dies at 58
1993 - Nicholas Ridley, English Minister of Finance, dies at 64
1994 - Leighton Noble, singer/Bandleader, dies at 81
1994 - Max Schubert, winemaker, dies at 89
1994 - Melina Mercouri, Greek actress (Never on a Sunday), dies at about 68
1994 - Moses Rascoe, blues singer, dies at 77
1994 - Tengis Abuladze, Georgia SSR MP (Penalty), dies at 71
1995 - David Beinhoff, mayor, dies at 24
1995 - Delroy George Wilson, singer, dies at 46
1995 - Emile van Moerkerken, photographer (Ice Princess), dies at 78
1995 - Helene Weijel, author (In Two Worlds), dies at 44
1996 - Douglas Patrick Thomas Jay, politician, dies at 88
1996 - Herbert "Herb" Hall, clarinetist/saxophonist, dies at 88
1996 - Simon Cadell, actor (Enemy at the Door), dies at 45
1997 - Anthony Hopkins, clinical Neurologist, dies at 59
1997 - Cheddi B Jagan, dentist/founder PPP/Guyanese Premier (1953, 1957-64) dies
1997 - Michael Manley, Jamaican PM (PNP, 1972-80, 89-92), dies
1998 - Adem Jasari, Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA) leader, killed
1998 - Frank Barrett, American baseball player (b. 1913)
1999 - Isa ibn Salman Al Khalifah, emir of Bahrain (b. 1933)
1999 - Dennis Viollet, former soccer player (b. 1933)
2000 - John Colicos, Canadian actor (b. 1928)
2001 - Kim Walker, American actress (b. 1968)
2002 - Bryan Fogarty, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1969)
2003 - John Sanford, American author (b. 1904)
2004 - Frances Dee, American actress (b. 1909)
2004 - Ray Fernandez, American professional wrestler (b. 1957)
2005 - Tommy Vance, British radio disc jockey (b. 1943)
2005 - Danny Gardella, American baseball player (b. 1920)
2005 - Teresa Wright, American actress (b. 1918)
2005 - Hans Bethe, German-born physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1906)
2006 - Anne Braden, American civil rights activist (b. 1924)
2006 - King Floyd, American musician (b. 1945)
MLB Center Fielder Kirby PuckettMLB Center Fielder Kirby Puckett (2006) 2006 - Kirby Puckett, American baseball player, dies of a stroke at 45
2006 - Dana Reeve, American actress, wife of Christopher Reeve (b. 1961)
2007 - Jean Baudrillard, French cultural theorist, philosopher, political commentator and photographer (b. 1929)
2007 - Allen Coage (aka "Bad News Brown", "Bad News Allen"), American professional wrestler and judoka (b. 1943)
2007 - Ernest Gallo, American winemaker (b. 1909)
2008 - Peter Poreku Cardinal Dery Cardinal Archbishop Emeritus of Tamale, Ghana
2009 - Francis Magalona, Filipino media artist and photographer. (b. 1964)
2009 - Susan Tsvangirai, wife of Morgan Tsvangirai (b. 1959)
2010 - Mark Linkous, member of Sparklehorse (b. 1962)
2010 - Endurance Idahor, Nigerian footballer (b. 1984)
2012 - Donald Payne, American Congressman, dies from colon cancer at 77
2012 - Robert Sherman, American songwriter, dies at 86
2013 - Sabine Bischoff, German fencer, dies at 54
2013 - Stompin' Tom Connors, Canadian country artist, dies from natural causes at 77
2013 - Alvin Lee, English rocker, dies from complications from surgery at 68
2014 - Sheila MacRae, English actress, dies at 92
2014 - Ron Murphy, Canadian NHL player, dies at 80

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