Famous Deaths in March 1951

  • Mar 6 Ivor Novello [David Ivor Davies], Welsh composer, writer and actor (Keep the Home Fires Burning, The Truth Game), dies at 58
  • Mar 6 Volodymyr Vynnychenko, Ukrainian politician and statesman (b. 1880)
  • Mar 7 Ali Razmara, Shah of Iran (1950-51), assassinated
  • Mar 7 Shah Ali Razmara, of Iran, assassinated
  • Mar 8 Honeymoon Killers, dies in electric chair
  • Mar 8 John Winter Thompson, composer, dies at 83
  • Mar 10 Kijūrō Shidehara, Prime minister of Japan (b. 1872)
  • Mar 11 Philippe of Isacker, Belgian minister, dies at 66
  • Mar 13 Alfred Hugenberg, German RC pres-dir of Krupp/media magnate, dies
  • Mar 13 James I Wedgwood, British theosophist and bishop (Liberal Catholic Church), dies at 67
  • Mar 15 John S. Paraskevopoulos, Greek-born astronomer (b. 1889)
  • Mar 20 Kathleen Lockhart Manning, composer, dies at 60
  • Mar 22 Willem Mengelberg, Dutch conductor (Concertgebouw Orchestra), dies at 79

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Mar 25 Eddie Collins, Hall of Fame baseball infielder (White Sox, A's) and manager, dies of heart problems at 63

Baseball Legend Eddie Collins
Baseball Legend
Eddie Collins
  • Mar 26 James F. Hinkle, American politician, sixth Governor of New Mexico (d. 1864)
  • Mar 31 Ralph Forbes, actor (Riptide, Shock, Shock), dies at 45