Famous Deaths in March 1943

  • Mar 2 Alexandre Yersin, Swiss bacteriologist (bacteria plague), dies at 79
  • Mar 3 George Thomson, cricketer (all-rounder-6 Tests for Eng 1909-10), dies
  • Mar 4 Nikolaos "Sokrates" Politis, Greek foreign minister, dies at 71
  • Mar 4 Pieter C Boutens, Dutch poet (Beatrijs), dies at 73
  • Mar 9 Oskar Hêks, Czech marathon runner/antifascist, dies in Auschwitz
  • Mar 10 Tully Marshall, actor (Let's Go, Red Dust), dies at 78
  • Mar 12 Gustav Vigeland, Norwegian sculptor (b. 1869)
  • Mar 13 Stephen Vincent Benét, American author (b. 1898)
  • Mar 19 Vicente Ripolles, composer, dies at 75
  • Mar 19 Frank Nitti, American gangster (b. 1883)
  • Mar 23 Andre Lichtenberger, French Sudan writer (Le Petit Roi), dies at 72
  • Mar 23 Joseph Moiseyevich Schillinger, composer, dies at 47
  • Mar 27 Grigori Yakovlevich Bakhchivangi, test pilot (BI-1), killed in crash
  • Mar 28 Sergei Vasilievitch Rachmaninov, Russian composer/pianist, dies at 69
  • Mar 30 Jan Bytnar, Polish activist (b. 1921)
  • Mar 30 Maciej Aleksy Dawidowski, Polish activist (b. 1920)