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History Deaths on March 03


Eugene Sledge
Eugene Sledge, American soldier, author, and academic (b. 1923)

#Eugene_Sledge

Katharine Wright
Katharine Wright, American educator (b. 1874)

#Katharine_Wright

Rebecca Lancefield
Rebecca Lancefield, American microbiologist and researcher (b. 1895)

#Rebecca_Lancefield

Alice Pearce
Alice Pearce, American actress (b. 1917)

#Alice_Pearce

Thanat Khoman
Thanat Khoman, Thai politician and diplomat, Deputy Prime Minister of Thailand (b. 1914)

#Thanat_Khoman

Berta Cáceres
Berta Cáceres, Honduran environmentalist (b. 1973)

#Berta_Cáceres

Ronnie Montrose
Ronnie Montrose, American guitarist, songwriter, and producer (b. 1947)

#Ronnie_Montrose

William Frawley
William Frawley, American actor and vaudevillian (b. 1887)

#William_Frawley

Henry XI of Legnica
Henry XI, duke of Legnica (b. 1539)

#Henry_XI_of_Legnica

Matthias de l'Obel
Matthias de l'Obel, Flemish physician and botanist (b. 1538)

#Matthias_de_l'Obel

Antony Bek (bishop of Durham)
Antony Bek, bishop of Durham

#Antony_Bek_(bishop_of_Durham)

Fred W. Friendly
Fred W. Friendly, American journalist and broadcaster (b. 1915)

#Fred_W._Friendly

Ralph McQuarrie
Ralph McQuarrie, American conceptual designer and illustrator (b. 1929)

#Ralph_McQuarrie

G. M. C. Balayogi
G. M. C. Balayogi, Indian lawyer and politician, 12th Speaker of the Lok Sabha (b. 1951)

#G._M._C._Balayogi

Ned Williamson
Ned Williamson, American baseball player (b. 1857)

#Ned_Williamson

Howard W. Hunter
Howard W. Hunter, American religious leader, 14th President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (b. 1907)

#Howard_W._Hunter

Jean Barbeyrac
Jean Barbeyrac, French scholar and jurist (b. 1674)

#Jean_Barbeyrac

John Krol
John Krol, American cardinal (b. 1910)

#John_Krol

Martin Crowe
Martin Crowe, New Zealand cricketer and sportscaster (b. 1962)

#Martin_Crowe

Hayabusa (wrestler)
Hayabusa, Japanese wrestler (b. 1968)

#Hayabusa_(wrestler)

Eugen d'Albert
Eugen d'Albert, Scottish-German pianist and composer (b. 1864)

#Eugen_d'Albert

Max Fisher
Max Fisher, American businessman and philanthropist (b. 1928)

#Max_Fisher

Albert Sabin
Albert Sabin, Polish-American physician and virologist (b. 1906)

#Albert_Sabin

William Douglas, 10th Earl of Angus
William Douglas, 10th Earl of Angus, Scottish nobleman (b. 1552)

#William_Douglas,_10th_Earl_of_Angus

Roger Bannister
Roger Bannister, English middle-distance athlete, first man to run a four-minute mile (b. 1929)

#Roger_Bannister

Danny Kaye
Danny Kaye, American actor, singer, and dancer (b. 1911)

#Danny_Kaye

Oliver Cowdery
Oliver Cowdery, American religious leader (b. 1806)

#Oliver_Cowdery

Henryk Szeryng
Henryk Szeryng, Polish-Mexican violinist and composer (b. 1918)

#Henryk_Szeryng

René Préval
René Préval, Haitian politician (b. 1943)

#René_Préval

Lou Costello
Lou Costello, American actor and comedian (b. 1906)

#Lou_Costello

Winwaloe
Winwaloe, founder of Landévennec Abbey (b. c. 460)

#Winwaloe

Antonio Annetto Caruana
Antonio Annetto Caruana, Maltese archaeologist and author (b. 1830)

#Antonio_Annetto_Caruana

Pope Clement VIII
Clement VIII, pope of the Catholic Church (b. 1536)

#Pope_Clement_VIII

Rajaram I
Chhatrapati Rajaram, 3rd Chhatrapati of Maratha Empire (b. 1670)

#Rajaram_I

Gilbert Parent
Gilbert Parent, Canadian educator and politician, 33rd Speaker of the House of Commons of Canada (b. 1935)

#Gilbert_Parent

Giuseppe Di Stefano
Giuseppe Di Stefano, Italian tenor and actor (b. 1921)

#Giuseppe_Di_Stefano

Ausiàs March
Ausiàs March, Catalan knight and poet (b. 1397)

#Ausiàs_March

Lee Philips
Lee Philips, American actor and director (b. 1927)

#Lee_Philips

Ernest Braun
Ernest Braun, Austrian-English physicist and academic (b. 1925)

#Ernest_Braun

Marguerite Duras
Marguerite Duras, French author and director (b. 1914)

#Marguerite_Duras

Firaq Gorakhpuri
Firaq Gorakhpuri, Indian poet and critic (b. 1896)

#Firaq_Gorakhpuri

Robert Hooke
Robert Hooke, English architect and philosopher (b. 1635)

#Robert_Hooke

Gerhard Herzberg
Gerhard Herzberg, German-Canadian chemist and astronomer, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1904)

#Gerhard_Herzberg

William Penney, Baron Penney
William Penney, Baron Penney, Gibraltar-born English mathematician, physicist, and academic (b. 1909)

#William_Penney,_Baron_Penney

Keith Alexander (footballer)
Keith Alexander, English footballer and manager (b. 1956)

#Keith_Alexander_(footballer)

Georges Perec
Georges Perec, French author and screenwriter (b. 1936)

#Georges_Perec

Osvaldo Cavandoli
Osvaldo Cavandoli, Italian cartoonist (b. 1920)

#Osvaldo_Cavandoli

Sebastiano Venier
Sebastiano Venier, doge of Venice (b. 1496)

#Sebastiano_Venier

David Ogden Stiers
David Ogden Stiers, American actor, voice actor and musician (b. 1942)

#David_Ogden_Stiers

Mikhail Artsybashev
Mikhail Artsybashev, Ukrainian author and playwright (b. 1878)

#Mikhail_Artsybashev

William Stukeley
William Stukeley, English archaeologist and historian (b. 1687)

#William_Stukeley

Paul Wittgenstein
Paul Wittgenstein, Austrian-American pianist (b. 1887)

#Paul_Wittgenstein

Robert Adam
Robert Adam, Scottish-English architect and politician, designed the Culzean Castle (b. 1728)

#Robert_Adam

Luis Cubilla
Luis Cubilla, Uruguayan footballer and manager (b. 1940)

#Luis_Cubilla

Nicola Porpora
Nicola Porpora, Italian composer and educator (b. 1686)

#Nicola_Porpora

Andrew Harclay, 1st Earl of Carlisle
Andrew Harclay, 1st Earl of Carlisle, English military leader

#Andrew_Harclay,_1st_Earl_of_Carlisle

Carlos Montoya
Carlos Montoya, Spanish guitarist and composer (b. 1903)

#Carlos_Montoya

Goffredo Petrassi
Goffredo Petrassi, Italian composer and conductor (b. 1904)

#Goffredo_Petrassi

John Frederick I, Elector of Saxony
John Frederick I, Elector of Saxony (b. 1503)

#John_Frederick_I,_Elector_of_Saxony

Michael Foot
Michael Foot, English journalist and politician, Secretary of State for Employment (b. 1913)

#Michael_Foot

Peter Hurford OBE, British organist and composer (b. 1930)
M. Stanton Evans, American journalist and author (b. 1934)
Don Shows, American football player and coach (b. 1940)
William R. Pogue, American colonel, pilot, and astronaut (b. 1930)
Sherwin B. Nuland, American surgeon, author, and educator (b. 1930)
Robert Ashley, American soldier and composer (b. 1930)
Bobby Rogers, American singer-songwriter (b. 1940)
Alex Webster, American football player and coach (b. 1931)
May Cutler, Canadian journalist, author, and politician (b. 1923)
Norman Smith, English drummer and producer (b. 1923)
William Herskovic, Hungarian-American humanitarian (b. 1914)
Else Fisher, Australian-Swedish dancer, choreographer, and director (b. 1918)
Ivor Cutler, Scottish poet and songwriter (b. 1923)
Luis Marden, American linguist, photographer, and explorer (b. 1913)
Horst Buchholz, German actor (b. 1933)
Louis Edmonds, American actor (b. 1923)
Toni Ortelli, Italian composer and conductor (b. 1904)
John Edward Williams, American author and academic (b. 1922)
Carlos Marcello, Tunisian-American mob boss (b. 1910)
Mel Bradford, American author and critic (b. 1934)
Arthur Murray, American dancer and educator (b. 1895)
Charlotte Moore Sitterly, American astronomer (b. 1898)
Sewall Wright, American biologist and geneticist (b. 1889)
Hergé, Belgian author and illustrator (b. 1907)
Joseph Fields, American playwright, director, and producer (b. 1895)
George Thompson, English cricketer and umpire (b. 1877)
J. G. Parry-Thomas, Welsh race car driver and engineer (b. 1884)
George Gilman, American businessman, founded The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company (b. 1826)
Johann Pachelbel, German organist and composer (b. 1653)
Michael Coxcie, Flemish painter (b. 1499)
Michael Kantakouzenos ?eytano?lu, Ottoman Greek magnate
Arthur Plantagenet, 1st Viscount Lisle, illegitimate son of Edward IV
Hugh III, Italian nobleman
Vladimir IV Rurikovich, Grand Prince of Kiev (b. 1187)
Hugh de Puiset, bishop of Durham (b. c. 1125)
Bohemond I, Italo-Norman nobleman (b. 1058)
Abd al-Rahman Sanchuelo, Umayyad chief minister (b. 983)