Famous Deaths In March - 21
Friday, 24 January 2020
1063 On this day in history death of blessed Richeza of Lotharingia, venerated in Roman Catholicism, wife of King Mieszko II of Poland
1076 On this day in history death of robert I, Duke of Burgundy (b. 1011)
1181 Death of Taira Kiyomori, Japanese Feudal general (b. 1118) on March - 21.
1306 On this day in history death of robert II, Duke of Burgundy (b. 1248)
1487 On March - 21 death of nicholas of Flue, Swiss hermit and saint (b. 1417)
1538 On March - 21 hugo, earl of Leisnig, governor of Frisia, dies at about 79
1556 Death of Thomas Cranmer, archbishop of Canterbury, burned at stake at 66 on March - 21.
1617 On this day in history death of pocahontas, Native American, daughter of Powhatan (b. c. 1595)
1652 On March - 21 vredius, [Olivier de Wree], Flem historian/mayor (Brugge), dies at 55
1654 On March - 21 johann Neukrantz, composer, dies at 51
1656 On this day in history armagh James Ussher, Archbishop (said world began 4004 BC), dies at 76
1676 Death of Henri Sauval, French historian (b. 1623) on this day in history.
1729 On this day in history john Law, Scottish financier, dies at about 57
1734 On March - 21 gunther Jacob Wenceslaus, composer, dies at 48
1751 On March - 21 death of johann Heinrich Zedler, German publisher (b. 1706)
1762 Death of Nicolas Louis de Lacaille, French astronomer (b. 1713) on March - 21.
1768 On this day in history jan J Mauricius, Dutch governor-gen of Suriname (1742-51), dies at 75
1772 Death of Jacques-Nicolas Bellin, French cartographer (b. 1703) on March - 21.
1793 Johann Michael Schmidt, composer, dies at 51 on this day in history.
1795 Death of Giovanni Arduino, Italian geologist (b. 1714) on March - 21.
1801 On March - 21 andrea Lucchesi, composer, dies at 59
1804 On March - 21 death of louis-Antoine-Henri de Bourbon-CondĂ©, duc d'Enghien (executed) (b. 1772)
1810 Philippe-Joseph van den Berghe graaf Limmighe, Brabants ships, dies on this day in history.
1843 Death of Guadalupe Victoria, first President of Mexico (b. 1786) on March - 21.
1844 On March - 21 leopold F J J J van Sassen Ysselt, Dutch politician, dies at 65
1850 Death of Miguel Pedrorena, American settler on March - 21.
1857 Abraham J van der Aa, lexicographer (Biograph dictionary), dies at 64 on this day in history.
1863 On this day in history edwin Vose Sumner, US Union-general-major (Fair Oaks), dies at 66
1881 Death of Samuel Courtauld, American-born textile magnate (b. 1793) on March - 21.
1884 Death of Ezra Abbot, American bible scholar (b. 1819) on March - 21.
1894 Jacob Rosenhaim, composer, dies at 80 on March - 21.
1915 Death of Frederick Winslow Taylor, American inventor (b. 1856) on this day in history.
1916 On this day in history victor de Stuers, Dutch art expert, dies at 72
1920 On March - 21 federigo Tozzi, Ital writer/journalist (Torre, Tre Croci), dies at 37