Famous Deaths in March 1942

  • Mar 1 George S. Rentz, Navy Chaplain (b. 1882)
  • Mar 3 Amedeo, Duke of Aosta, viceroy (Ethiopia), dies at 43
  • Mar 4 Yuliya Lazarevna Veysberg, composer, dies at 62
  • Mar 8 Jose R Capablanca, Cuban chess player (world champ 1927), dies at 53
  • Mar 10 William Henry Bragg, English physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1862)
  • Mar 12 Enrique Morera, composer, dies at 76
  • Mar 12 Robert Bosch, German industrialist (b. 1861)
  • Mar 15 Alexander van Zemlinsky, Austrian and US composer (African Dance), dies at 70
  • Mar 19 Clinton Hart Merriam, American zoologist (b. 1855)
  • Mar 20 Theodoro Valcarcel, composer, dies at 41
  • Mar 26 Jimmy Burke, American baseball player (b. 1874)
  • Mar 28 Herman A van Karnebeek, Dutch foreign minister (1918-27), dies at 67
  • Mar 28 Miguel Hernadez Gilabert, Spanish poet (Viento del Pueblo), dies at 31
  • Mar 30 Alfred Coville, French historian (Lesson premier Valois), dies at 81