Famous Deaths in March 1967

  • Mar 2 Gordon Harker, actor (Inspector Hornleigh), dies at 81
  • Mar 2 José Martínez Ruiz, Spanish poet and writer (b. 1873)
  • Mar 3 Georges Lonque, composer, dies at 66
  • Mar 4 Vladan Desnica, Croatian and Serbian writer (b. 1905)
  • Mar 4 Michel Plancherel, Swiss mathematician (b. 1885)
  • Mar 5 Mischa Auer, actor (My Man Godfrey), dies at 61 of a heart attack

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Mar 5 Mohammad Mosaddegh, Prime Minister of Iran (1951-53) who was overthrown in a coup d'état aided by the CIA and the British SIS, dies at 84

Prime Minister of Iran Mohammad Mosaddegh
Prime Minister of Iran
Mohammad Mosaddegh
  • Mar 5 Georges Vanier, Governor General of Canada (b. 1888)
  • Mar 6 Nelson Eddy, US baritone/actor (Phantom of the Opera), dies at 65
  • Mar 6 Oscar Shaw, actor (Rhythm on the River, Marianne), dies at 76
  • Mar 6 Zoltán Kodály, Hungarian composer (b. 1882)
  • Mar 7 Alice B. Toklas, American companion to Gertrude Stein (b. 1877)
  • Mar 8 John F Bothwell, actor (Freckles-Our Gang), dies at 46
  • Mar 10 Yiorgos Batis, Greek composer and musician (b. 1885)
  • Mar 11 Geraldine Farrar, soprano/actress (Such Sweet Compulsion), dies at 85
  • Mar 13 Frank Worrell, West indian cricketer, dies
  • Mar 16 James Friskin, composer, dies at 80
  • Mar 17 Frank Wisbar, director (Fireside Theater), dies at 67
  • Mar 17 Richard Reeves, actor (Murph-Date With an Angel), dies at 54
  • Mar 18 Jimmy Blaine, singer (Stop the Music), dies at 42
  • Mar 20 A J F Moody, 1st US Army General to die in Vietnam
  • Mar 23 Duncan Macrae, actor (Casino Royale, Kidnapped), dies at 61
  • Mar 24 Marc Lavry, Israeli composer, dies at 63
  • Mar 25 Renato Cellini, Italian conductor (b.c.1913)
  • Mar 27 Gerardus H de Vet, the Bold, bishop of Breda (1962-67), dies at 49
  • Mar 27 Jim Thompson, American designer (disappeared) (b. 1906)
  • Mar 30 Jean Toomer, American writer (b. 1894)
  • Mar 31 Don Alvarado, actor (Morning Glory, Big Steal), dies at 62
  • Mar 31 Hieronim Feicht, composer, dies at 72