Famous Deaths in March 1969

  • Mar 4 Nicholas Schenck, Russian-born film empresario (b. 1881)
  • Mar 6 Nadya Rusheva, Russian painter (b. 1952)
  • Mar 9 Riad, chief of staff (Egyptian army), dies
  • Mar 9 Richard Crane, actor (Surfside 6), dies at 50
  • Mar 11 John Wyndham, [Parkes Lucas B Harris], author (Chrysalids), dies at 65
  • Mar 13 Felix Locher, actor (Frankenstein's Daughter), dies at 86
  • Mar 14 Ben Shahn, US painter, dies at 70
  • Mar 15 Miles Malleson, actor/writer (Postman's Knock), dies at 80
  • Mar 18 Barbara Bates, actress (Kathy-It's a Great Life), dies at 43
  • Mar 19 Theodor Schaefer, Czech composer, dies at 65
  • Mar 20 Henri Longchambon, French politician (b. 1896)
  • Mar 21 Gerhart Fritsch, writer, dies at 44
  • Mar 22 Ernst Deutsch, [Dorian], Czech actor (3rd Man, Golem), dies at 78
  • Mar 23 Rudolf Pannwitz, German author/philosopher (Urblik), dies at 87
  • Mar 24 Joseph Kasavubu, president Congo (1960-65), dies at about 55
  • Mar 25 Alan Mowbray, actor (Dante, Colonel Flack), dies at 72
  • Mar 25 Max Eastman, American critic/essayist (Love and Revolution), dies at 86
  • Mar 25 Norman Gallichan, cricketer (one Test for NZ, 30 & 2, 3-113), dies
  • Mar 25 Billy Cotton, British bandleader & entertainer (b. 1889)
  • Mar 26 G√ľnther Weisenborn, German writer and German Resistence fighter, dies at 66
  • Mar 27 B[runo] Traven, writer (The Treasure of the Sierra Madre), writer whose identity is disputed, dies at possibly 87

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Mar 28 Dwight D. Eisenhower, 34th US President (R, 1953-61) and WWII general, dies of a congestive heart failure at 78

34th US President & WWII General Dwight D. Eisenhower
34th US President & WWII General
Dwight D. Eisenhower
  • Mar 28 Aryeh Levin [Reb Aryeh], Orthodox Jewish rabbi, dies at 84
  • Mar 30 Lucien Bianchi, Belgian auto racer, dies at 34