Famous Deaths in March 1965

  • Mar 1 Boleslav Vomacka, composer, dies at 77
  • Mar 3 Carlo Gatti, Italian composer, dies at 88
  • Mar 5 Chen Cheng, Chinese politician (b. 1897)
  • Mar 5 Pepper Martin, American baseball player (b. 1904)
  • Mar 6 Margaret Dumont [Daisy Baker], actress (Animal Crackers), dies at 75
  • Mar 6 Ruvim Pergament, composer, dies at 58
  • Mar 8 Esther Howard, actress (Detour), dies of heart attack at 72
  • Mar 9 Anthon van der Horst, Dutch organist/composer, dies at 65
  • Mar 9 Kazys Boruta, writer, dies
  • Mar 11 James Reeb, US vicar/civil rights activist, murdered
  • Mar 13 George Calinescu, Romanian author (Lauda Lucrorilor), dies at 65
  • Mar 13 Corrado Gini, Italian statistician (b. 1884)
  • Mar 13 Fan S. Noli, Albanian bishop, poet, and politician (b. 1882)
  • Mar 13 Vittorio Jano, Italian engineer (b. 1891)
  • Mar 17 Nancy Cunard, British writer and activist, dies at 69
  • Mar 17 Almos Alonzo Stagg, football coach (University of Chicago), dies in California at 102
  • Mar 17 Quentin Reynolds, newscaster (Its News to Me)/author (FBI), dies at 62
  • Mar 18 Farouk I, last King of Egypt (1936-52), dies at 45
  • Mar 23 Mae Murray, actress (Bachelor Apartment), dies of heart ailment at 75
  • Mar 25 Giorgio Federico Ghedini, composer, dies at 72
  • Mar 25 Viola Gregg Liuzzo, US civil rights activist, murdered
  • Mar 28 VAA Mary, English princess, dies at 67
  • Mar 28 Jack Hoxie, American actor and rodeo performer (b. 1885)
  • Mar 28 Clemence Dane, British novelist and playwright (b. 1888)
  • Mar 30 Philip Showalter Hench, American physician, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (b. 1896)